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Freedom of Conscience
27 March 2019
 
 
There is a growing trend among the Left to de­stroy freedom of conscience. George Orwell’s New­speak, doublethink and thoughtcrime are rearing their ugly heads like a global Cerberus, right be­fore our eyes, at an alarming rate.

Although famous for demanding equal rights, Left­ists are also becoming famous for denying equal rights when they don’t line up with their agenda. Particularly, the American right of free speech is in dire straits.

But the freedom of conscience that allows you to hate Donald Trump is the same freedom that al­lows me to consider him one of the greatest pres­i­dents in American history.

The freedom of conscience that allows you to be anti-Semitic is the same freedom that allows me to be pro-Israel.

The freedom of conscience that allows you to promote abortion is the same freedom that allows me to call pro-choicers vile baby murderers.

The freedom of conscience that allows you to celebrate homosexuality, bisexuality, transgenderism and non-genderism is the same freedom that allows me to denounce such indulgers in sexual immorality as deceived, perverted and mentally ill.

The freedom of conscience that allows you to support Jihadists as freedom fighters is the same freedom that allows me to abhor the murder, rape, pillaging and dishonesty of radical Islamic extremists.

It is so easy to judge each other by our ideologies, and then dismiss or demonize those people whose views differ from ours. How about we curb our religious and political dogma and get to know each other as individual human beings instead?

You don’t want to live in a right-wing police state; I don’t want to live in a left-wing police state. At least we are in agreement about that!

Freedom of conscience is the foundation of Western civilization and all other personal freedoms. However, this is not the case under Islamic rule. Will the West’s waning light survive and revive, or will mankind be plunged into a Leftist / Islamic Dark Age such as the world has never seen. Time will tell.
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