After all those unpleasant choking sounds and the consequent demise of our constitutional republic, we are just a short way into the reign of our dear queen, the red one out of Alice. Her principal talent lies in her ability simply to insist on arbitrary authority, with no logic whatever to back it up. So in just the space of a few short weeks, Bruce Jenner identified as a woman, Rachel Dolezal identified as black, and I identified as svelte. Consider the possibilities before us!
Okay, let us treat this thing for what it is — an intellectually crippled attempt to build the Übermensch. This New Future Man has forearms that look like they came right out of 1930’s Stalinist agricultural art, the better to pound you with, and a forehead that appears to be made of brass three inches thick, the better to not think very hard with.
Allow me to cite one example before proceeding to some other words of sunshiny encouragement. Here is one tenet of the worldview that is being crammed down our throats, to then be washed down with a fire hose. The division between male and female is FLUID, and Bruce Jenner can overcome it simply through the power of individual choice. The distinction between the various races of men is also FLUID, and Rachel Dolezal can transcend it simply through the power of her subjective feelings. The Confederate battle flag, however, has a meaning that is apparently FIXED. It only means hatred, and can mean nothing but hatred. Like the law of the Medes and Persians, it resides in a mystery place that admits of no change whatever. It is as though Derrida’s work was all for naught, and I for one am just heartsick about it.
But those things that are not a social construct, like your DNA, are declared to be indefinitely malleable. Don’t like your DNA? Put on a dress then, man. Oh, sorry. Not man. Put on a dress, carbon unit — you go, girl with a penis. And the Extreme Court just jumped into a variation on this foolishness this morning, mandating four-sided triangles in all fifty states, bringing much relief to the beleaguered trans-Euclidian community.
And those things that actually are a social construct — like a flag — are declared by our elites to have meanings engraven forever in granite. Of course, it is getting harder and harder to identify our elites anymore. That’s another thing. All that Ivy League erudition and polish is not as apparent once we see the onset of what can only be identified as a Hard Left Warp Spasm.
The second point is this. The battle before us, not to mention the battle we are right in the middle of, is not over this word or that one. It is not over this symbol or that one. Christians of good will may differ over whether a particular manner of “expression” constitutes good manners. We might debate that. But the real battle is over who will constitute the editorial board of the entire cultural dictionary. My position — and I trust I can offer it with my customary modesty — is that we ought not let the lunatics maintain control of the editorial board.
We now have an officially-established, centrally-run Memory Hole. When they went on their rampage over the last week, and pressured Apple to start throwing Civil War game apps down the hole, no one should have been rejoicing over the fact that a certain number of Confederate flags were disappearing. They ought to have been more concerned that we even have a Memory Hole, and that anything whatever was being thrown down it. I don’t think anyone should stand anywhere near the Memory Hole — it is the entry way to the Bottomless Pit. “They are dead, they shall not live; They are deceased, they shall not rise: Therefore hast thou visited and destroyed them, And made all their memory to perish” (Is. 26:14). Like Nebuchadnezzar’s men, it is pretty easy to fall in when you are throwing things.
The third point is crucial. This third point carries a good bit of encouragement with it, but it will only be encouragement for the courageous. In the Court’s opinion on same sex mirage, they said this:
“Finally, it must be emphasized that religions, and those who adhere to religious doctrines, may continue to advocate with utmost, sincere conviction that, by divine precepts, same-sex marriage should not be condoned. The First Amendment ensures that religious organizations and persons are given proper protection as they seek to teach the principles that are so fulfilling and so central to their lives and faiths, and to their own deep aspirations to continue the family structure they have long revered. The same is true of those who oppose same-sex marriage for other reasons.”
This is intended to establish enclaves or ghettos for us. They will be places where we are supposed to be able to go and not have to practice same sex mirage ourselves. This token, for token it is, will be something that the totalitarian left will assault next because the totalitarian left has no brakes on their agenda. They have no internal principle that allows them to say “thus far and no farther.” And since they can’t say that, they won’t say that.
But in the meantime, we must use these enclaves, for however long they last, as places to gather, worship God, regroup, educate our children, marshal our resources, and counterattack.
How do we counterattack? By preaching the Word. These people cannot understand words because they will not worship God the Father through His Word. Given the nature of man, and the nature of the gospel given to save the natural man, none of this should come as a surprise to us. So what do we do? We preach the Word, whether or not anyone wants to hear it.
“Preach the word; be instant in season, out of season; reprove, rebuke, exhort with all longsuffering and doctrine. For the time will come when they will not endure sound doctrine; but after their own lusts shall they heap to themselves teachers, having itching ears; And they shall turn away their ears from the truth, and shall be turned unto fables” (2 Tim. 4:2–4).
Taking all in all, this is a glorious time to be alive. Faithfulness to Jesus Christ is becoming more obviously meaningful by the day.