Friday, September 30, 2011

California teacher embraces his inner Orwell

And demonstrates why so much of post-modern secularism and skepticism is more akin to a personality disorder than an intellectual movement.  Naturally, it's all about converting the students to conform to his values system and beliefs.  Unlike Christian Evangelists, who have been maligned for decades for daring to persuade people that their religious beliefs are wrong, modern secularists are fine with bypassing persuasion and going straight to the crushing iron gauntlet of censorship and oppression.

Dumbest quote?  From Mr. Cuckovich himself:
“When you sneezed in the old days, they thought you were dispelling evil spirits out of your body. So they were saying, ‘god bless you’ for getting rid of evil spirits. But today, I said what you‘re doing doesn’t really make any sense anymore.”
You get that?  I guess anything that happened before yesterday is no longer valid because?  Why?  People believed something then and maybe don't now but we still use the term or phrase?  Wow, I'll bet that's the only time that has happened, with regards to 'God Bless You' when someone sneezes.  Can we go through and begin to discard any other saying that is based on things we don't suppose to be true?  Or just those things that the esteemed Mr. Cuckovich deems not to be true?

Only post-modernity could produce a person proud of their intellectual superiority who thinks and behaves in such a way.  Or maybe not.  Truth be told, people have been behaving like this for eons.  Non-religious people, too.  And it seems to be the goal of modern secularists and post-Christians to forget that little lesson, or perhaps, to ignore it.


Meanwhile, a New York coach who took his floundering team to a cemetery to attempt to bolster their devotion to the sport, has been suspended.  Yeah, it was a little heavy handed, I'll grant you.  But think of that.  Look at how quickly he has been suspended for daring to use strong tactics to punish.  We don't use strong tactics unless it's to punish kids who oppose gay rights, or similar outbursts.  But a teacher who is using tax supported class time to demand conformity to his post-religious beliefs has been slapped on the wrist, and is still going strong.  More to the point, he's said he will continue his crusade to proselytize his students. 

Anyone else missing the signs of the times?  Anyone?  Anyone at all?

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