Wanted: Christian and conservative warriors
In the entry, “Western man can only be saved by true Christianity,” Paul Henri writes:
The clearest example of a Christian duty to defend the faith by physical force is Jesus overturning the tables of the moneylenders in the temple. Instead of walking out, Christians should have stood up and challenged Dan Savage during his attack on Christians in the famous bullying speech he gave in the last thirty days. That would have shut him down. To shout him down, though tempting, would have breached our freedom of speech; challenging him would have befuddled him.
I am middle aged, well now a senior I guess as I was born in 1950. As for Mr. Henri’s suggestion, I don’t go on expensive vacations, have expensive cars, a second home, a boat, or a granite table top. In fact I have been donating money to Republican candidates for 30 years and voting for them since Ronald Reagan. And I would ask Mr. Henri, what difference has it made? Not a damn thing. We got the Ronald Reagan illegal alien amnesty, the George W. Bush almost amnesty, the Alberto Gonzalez anti-white attorney-general, out of control Republican spending. No Mr. Henri, a lot of us older people are sick of going through this useless exercise of “voting” and seeing nothing change.LA replies:
My mistake. When I posted Mr. Henri’s comment, I missed the significance of his call for middle aged conservatives to vote, as I was taken up with his call for young and old conservatives to challenge liberals directly, and charmed by his reference to granite table tops. I am not against people voting. But we’ve already had plenty of people voting, and if he thinks that people voting (within the present political options being offered) can save Western man, that is certainly not what I meant.May 27
Paul Henri writes:
I understand JC’s attitude. It is despair, which is a sin that we all experience. Many also lack the things JC lacks out of choice. Many choose to fight for security instead of indulging themselves. Fighting is accomplishment, and many are driven to accomplish.
Posted by Lawrence Auster at May 26, 2012 10:11 PM | Send