Donald Hank
Why don't conservatives see eye to eye with moderates?
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By Donald Hank
July 22, 2013

For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the powers of this dark world and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms. Ephesians 6:12

A good friend of mine (whom we shall call X herein), recently raised a very important question (see title) that we often fail to answer, mostly because most of us simply can't. This is because there are 2 kinds of true conservatives:

1 – the kind who have been brought up to believe in a rigid conservative ideology, whose instincts tell them they are right but who have no idea why or how to defend it. This group is hard put to articulate its ideas and hence often reacts with anger to the Left and to 'moderates.' They expect them to understand common sense, and in a perfect world, they would. (They don't understand the spiritual block against understanding).

2 – the kind who have thought things through and can answer the questions of the Left and the 'moderates' who are deceived by the Left.

I strive to belong to the latter group. Lord forgive me where I have failed, but I try. Here is my response to the X's question as to why moderates are different from conservatives.

Dear X,

I think the main reason for the difference is that moderate conservatives don't see the 'continental drift' of popular social and political thought in recent years. They have no idea what cultural Marxism is and they can't see how they are manipulated by the msm. After all, has anyone noticed the physical drift in the American continent in their lifetime? It is too minuscule to notice. Only a scientist can verify its existence. By the same token, most people could not possibly notice how the nation's definition of 'conservative' has been stealthily altered by sly operatives in msm, 'education,' politics, Hollywood, academe, etc.

In particular, they don't understand that a group of white billionaire elitist men is trying to grab the reins of the planet. To them that is just too outlandish to wrap their minds around. That is why they still insist that Bush, an advocate of a borderless US (NAU), of amnesty for the lawless, of the bailout of banks with your money and mine, and of Middle East wars that result in the death and exodus of millions of Christians, is a conservative.

It is all a matter of perception, and of our willingness to face truth head-on rather than simply to dodge the more thorny issues. More importantly, it is a spiritual question and they are spiritually blind.

Ironically, the most powerful apologists for Judeo-Christianity are the atheist-humanist transnational elitists themselves.

They saw their attempts to obliterate Christianity via the promulgation of agnostic humanism fail. So they turned to another ideology, namely, Islam.

Now please note well that if they were attempting to eliminate religion per se, and if they really saw Christianity as antagonistic to humanist ideals, then they would never have turned their attention to Islam, a much more rigid ideology that could never coexist with humanism. But, amazingly, their target was not religion and their goal was not to promulgate humanistic ideology. It was specifically to eliminate Christianity and its precursor Orthodox Judaism. Thus their motivation is spiritual and they actually operate on a spiritual plane situated out of reach, a fact that almost no one sees, neither on the Right nor on the Left nor anywhere in between. The vast majority of Christians also fail to grasp this fact and its profound implications for us all. To their peril.

Times have not changed since Christ debated with the rulers of the synagogues. Today's elites are the true spiritual heirs of his antagonists. Their ultimate fate is recorded in the book they reject. No wonder they strive with every ounce of their strength to eliminate it and its followers.

Nothing ever changes. Plus ša change...

© Donald Hank

 

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Donald Hank

Until July of 2009, Don Hank was operating a technical translation agency out of his home in Wrightsville, PA. He is now retired and residing in Panama with his wife and daughter.

A former language teacher, he holds an undergraduate degree in French and German from Millersville State University (PA), a Master's degree in Russian language and literature from Kutztown State College (also in PA), has studied Chinese for 3 years in Taiwan at the Mandarin Training Center, and is self-taught in other languages, having logged a total of 8 years abroad in total immersion situations.

He is also the founder of Lancaster-York Non-Custodial Parents, a volunteer organization that provides Christian counseling for non-custodial parents.

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