In 2003, more than a decade before it legalized gay marriage, the Supreme Court declared all anti-sodomy laws unconstitutional. The United States could no longer punish a same-sex couple for engaging in homosexual acts. And that, combined with Roe v. Wade, is when America ceased to be a Christian nation.
Altruism may spur you to buy me a pack of gum, but it would require selfishness and profit motive for you to *make* me a pack of gum. Even people who *like* me would never go to that much trouble to help me burn off nervous energy and reduce fidgeting.
“The funniest thing about people who belittle those who own guns is knowing who wins if it ever comes down to it.”
Because the possibility of a complete progressive takeover of American government is realistically looming ahead, it behooves us to ask, “What exactly do progressives want?” Ask a progressive that question, and you’ll probably get this answer: “Evolution. We want to see society evolve.” But going all the way back to FDR, “evolution” has really meant something else: Call it “dependency”. Call it “absorption”. Call it “assimilation”.
People who are conservative in a general sense find it especially disturbing how the unintended consequences of government decisions ripple out into economic decisions, which in turn ripple out into societal change. As much as the secular complain about the influence that religion has on society, look at the influence that *government* has on society, and consider how unthinkingly it spends that influence.