The Time Has Come to Call Fools Out Because Reality Matters

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The Time Has Come to Call Fools Out Because Reality Matters

My Pinned tweet

Which of you wish­ing to con­struct a tower does not first sit down and cal­cu­late the cost to see if there is enough for its com­ple­tion? Oth­er­wise, after lay­ing the foun­da­tion and find­ing him­self unable to fin­ish the work the onlook­ers should laugh at him and say, ‘This one began to build but did not have the resources to finish.’

Luke 14:2830

I saw some­thing on twit­ter that really caught my atten­tion on Sunday

Now this kind of idiocy has been so com­mon that it’s become as unre­mark­able as the back­ground pic­ture of the author in ques­tion, who sud­denly decided the wis­dom of his twit­ter account should be reserved for like minded indi­vid­u­als, per­haps other research sci­en­tists into genetics,

For a long time I fig­ured the best thing was to ignore this stuff, after all who wants to get involved in this idiocy when we have real life to deal with. The fastest way to get dirty is to join a pig in the mud and ridicule can some­times be a cruel thing and cru­elty is con­trary to chris­t­ian char­ity. It’s a free coun­try and if for exam­ple some dope thinks he’s Napoleon Bona­parte and chooses to live accord­ingly that’s his prob­lem and not my business

But I’m think­ing lately that let­ting these folks off easy was a mis­take, it was not only wrong, but cruel and unchartable both to the per­son in ques­tion, but to our­selves and society.

By let­ting this stuff go on, par­tic­u­larly in a uni­ver­si­ties and in our media with­out chal­lenge we have been like the man who when deal­ing with a spu­ri­ous claim doesn’t bother to show up in court and is shocked when he loses because he’s pre­sented no evi­dence to con­tra­dict his foe’s weak case.

Sud­denly instead of ignor­ing the guy with the cocked hat and his hand in his breast you find your­self first ostra­cized and then pun­ished if you don’t shout Vive L’Empereur when­ever he passes by.

Sud­denly the dam­age from this delu­sion is not con­fined to one idiot, but is suf­fered by society.

This is what we’ve done by not fight­ing the cul­ture war, by not call­ing out the phony out­rage, the phony gen­der busi­ness, the over­stated claims con­cern­ing racism and sex­ism, by ced­ing the field we’ve allowed error to take hold and become destruc­tive because said delu­sion is taught to the young and the impres­sion­able who now become invested in it.

There was a time when I was young when if you saw for exam­ple a black doc­tor or a woman lawyer, you KNEW said per­son was excep­tional. You knew they had to over­come bar­ri­ers both legal and social to get where they were. As the old say­ing went, they had to be twice as good just to get the chance to achieve.

Both a change in the laws and a change in the cul­tural accep­tance of the injus­tices that made those bar­ri­ers have removed them, and rightly so.

Unfor­tu­nately many real­ized that there was power and profit in the griev­ance indus­try. It didn’t mat­ter if a cause wasn’t just or an actual cause for griev­ance didn’t exist there was money to be had and polit­i­cal power to mobi­lize so damn it if there wasn’t a real cause we’d make one.

We’ve actu­ally reached the point where peo­ple attend­ing uni­ver­si­ties of higher learn­ing whose annual cost is above the medium income in the rich­est most pow­er­ful coun­try in the his­tory of his­tory, who are eas­ily part of the top 1% most priv­i­leged peo­ple not only in the world now, but in this his­tory of all human­ity claim griev­ance if all things are not exactly what they want.

We’ve reached a point where enforc­ing the law is con­sid­ered oppres­sion, even in the neigh­bor­hoods where those who break the laws hold the peo­ple in fear and the body count becomes out­ra­geous.

We’re at the point where sim­ply bio­log­i­cal real­ity is con­sid­ered “hate”, seg­re­ga­tion is con­sid­ered progress and any sug­ges­tion that once should be tak­ing per­sonal respon­si­bil­ity for ones bad deci­sion and actions is the ulti­mate insult.

This can’t stand.

We have to be will­ing to stand up and say “enough” and to fear­lessly pro­claim truth no mat­ter how much push­back we get. We have to have the courage to scorn the attacks and press on. We have to have the courage of our con­vic­tions and express them loudly and in pub­lic, not only for our­selves and our chil­dren, but for those who are attack­ing us, whose feel­ings and sen­si­bil­i­ties are offended by what we say.

Who is the bet­ter Doc­tor, the one who tells a patient they are well even if they are seri­ously ill or the one who diag­noses the dis­ease and pre­scribes a painful reg­i­men to cure them?

Who is the bet­ter par­ent? The one who lets their child drink and drive to make them happy or the one who sets rules to keep their kids safe and pun­ishes them if they are broken.

Who is the bet­ter priest? One who declines to call sin “sin” as to not offend even if that path leads to destruc­tion or the one who shep­herds his flock cor­rect­ing them toward the path to eter­nal life?

Does love win when you tell a com­fort­able lie vs a hard truth? I think not. You can’t head in the right direc­tion with­out an accu­rate map and if you’re in the car and you know the dri­ver is going the wrong way say­ing noth­ing will just get every­one lost.

I think real­ity is worth fight­ing for, do you?

Update: Cor­rected a gram­mar error or two


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My Pinned tweet

Which of you wishing to construct a tower does not first sit down and calculate the cost to see if there is enough for its completion? Otherwise, after laying the foundation and finding himself unable to finish the work the onlookers should laugh at him and say, ‘This one began to build but did not have the resources to finish.’

Luke 14:28-30

I saw something on twitter that really caught my attention on Sunday

Now this kind of idiocy has been so common that it’s become as unremarkable as the background picture of the author in question, who suddenly decided the wisdom of his twitter account should be reserved for like minded individuals, perhaps other research scientists into genetics,

For a long time I figured the best thing was to ignore this stuff, after all who wants to get involved in this idiocy when we have real life to deal with. The fastest way to get dirty is to join a pig in the mud and ridicule can sometimes be a cruel thing and cruelty is contrary to christian charity. It’s a free country and if for example some dope thinks he’s Napoleon Bonaparte and chooses to live accordingly that’s his problem and not my business

But I’m thinking lately that letting these folks off easy was a mistake, it was not only wrong, but cruel and unchartable both to the person in question, but to ourselves and society.

By letting this stuff go on, particularly in a universities and in our media without challenge we have been like the man who when dealing with a spurious claim doesn’t bother to show up in court and is shocked when he loses because he’s presented no evidence to contradict his foe’s weak case.

Suddenly instead of ignoring the guy with the cocked hat and his hand in his breast you find yourself first ostracized and then punished if you don’t shout Vive L’Empereur whenever he passes by.

Suddenly the damage from this delusion is not confined to one idiot, but is suffered by society.

This is what we’ve done by not fighting the culture war, by not calling out the phony outrage, the phony gender business, the overstated claims concerning racism and sexism, by ceding the field we’ve allowed error to take hold and become destructive because said delusion is taught to the young and the impressionable who now become invested in it.

There was a time when I was young when if you saw for example a black doctor or a woman lawyer, you KNEW said person was exceptional. You knew they had to overcome barriers both legal and social to get where they were. As the old saying went, they had to be twice as good just to get the chance to achieve.

Both a change in the laws and a change in the cultural acceptance of the injustices that made those barriers have removed them, and rightly so.

Unfortunately many realized that there was power and profit in the grievance industry. It didn’t matter if a cause wasn’t just or an actual cause for grievance didn’t exist there was money to be had and political power to mobilize so damn it if there wasn’t a real cause we’d make one.

We’ve actually reached the point where people attending universities of higher learning whose annual cost is above the medium income in the richest most powerful country in the history of history, who are easily part of the top 1% most privileged people not only in the world now, but in this history of all humanity claim grievance if all things are not exactly what they want.

We’ve reached a point where enforcing the law is considered oppression, even in the neighborhoods where those who break the laws hold the people in fear and the body count becomes outrageous.

We’re at the point where simply biological reality is considered “hate”, segregation is considered progress and any suggestion that once should be taking personal responsibility for ones bad decision and actions is the ultimate insult.

This can’t stand.

We have to be willing to stand up and say “enough” and to fearlessly proclaim truth no matter how much pushback we get. We have to have the courage to scorn the attacks and press on. We have to have the courage of our convictions and express them loudly and in public, not only for ourselves and our children, but for those who are attacking us, whose feelings and sensibilities are offended by what we say.

Who is the better Doctor, the one who tells a patient they are well even if they are seriously ill or the one who diagnoses the disease and prescribes a painful regimen to cure them?

Who is the better parent? The one who lets their child drink and drive to make them happy or the one who sets rules to keep their kids safe and punishes them if they are broken.

Who is the better priest? One who declines to call sin “sin” as to not offend even if that path leads to destruction or the one who shepherds his flock correcting them toward the path to eternal life?

Does love win when you tell a comfortable lie vs a hard truth? I think not. You can’t head in the right direction without an accurate map and if you’re in the car and you know the driver is going the wrong way saying nothing will just get everyone lost.

I think reality is worth fighting for, do you?

Update:  Corrected a grammar error or two


This blog is a venture in capitalism which depends primarily on readers to pay me and my writers. You so you can help finance this by picking up my new book Hail Mary the Perfect Protestant (and Catholic) prayer is now available at Amazon

A portion of every sale will go to WQPH 89.3 Catholic Radio) or show your approval by Hitting DaTipJar




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