20 years or more, relative truth
- what's good for you - has been taught, rather
than biblically based absolute truth. We have
indulged a generation: 'You have a right to your feelings,' instead of
the biblical idea that you need to have self-control.
God has been banned from our schools. Prayer is outlawed. Christian expression is stifled and mocked. The very foundation upon which our laws are based and upon which morality is judged - "The Ten Commandments" has been removed. “Thou Shalt Not Kill” is a principle not deemed important in our schools.
Public education has rather taken up the mantle of the likes of John Dewey and his ilk teaching the religion of Secular Humanism. It should be no surprise our kids act the way they do... they're only doing what they've been taught. We are teaching our children in schools across the nation that they evolved from reptiles and animals. Why should we be surprised when they act like animals?
Our schools are teaching our youngsters that premarital sex is alright if they only practice "safe sex" and protect themsevles from disease. If a young girl happens to get pregnant from this enlighted view of sex, no problem ... the Planned Parenthood trained school counselor just sends them to a local abortionist to kill the baby. Today, the popular culture views abortion as a "right." And, what's the bottom line lesson? Life is cheap! When we, as a society, can condone the killing of 1.4 million babies a year, what message can we be giving to our children besides, "life is cheap." When women are given the power to decide if a helpless baby in their womb is going to die, then don’t be so surprised when they think that a baby is subject to their will, and kill it five seconds after it’s born and throw it in a dumpster, or five years after it’s born.The principle of violence is the same.
Human life begins with conception. The failure of our government to outlaw the barbaric procedure known as abortion demonstrates how intolerant of life the culture has become. . Human life means nothing to many of our lawmakers. Why should it mean anything to our children?
Anchor Hugh Downs introduced a 1991 ABC News segment: "Your child could be in a class that only a few years ago might have been unthinkable - death education. These classes are supposed to prepare young people for coping with death and while most schools make it part of a health class, some actually make it an entire course." Tom Jarriel went on to report how Tara Becker, a junior at Columbine High in Littleton, Colorado believed she was seduced into a suicide attempt by her Death Ed class. Becker told the news magazine: "I had thought about [suicide] as a possible option for a lot of years, but I never would have gone through with it, never, because I wasn't brave enough. The things that we learned in the class taught us how to be brave enough to face death." [Drudge Report, April 24, 1999]
society's undermining of life is growing to include calls for legalizing
euthanasia, assisted suicide, and scientific experimentation. Is
it any wonder these kids don't have respect for life? We
are, in fact, teaching them to disrespect life.
It is becoming increasingly clear that Liberals are missing the bigger picture - they ignore the personal responsibility of each and every one of us.
It's a lack of parental supervision at home, a lack of family involvement in school, and homes where children get NO religious training. It's the isolation, rejection, and lonliness these kids feel in their broken and dysfunctional familes. These kids have lost that family "connectedness" of feeling loved, wanted and cared about by parents and being satisfied with the relationship to the mother and/or father. Many kids are doomed to go through life not knowing God and that He loves them and is there for them and that He can help them in time of need.
the often-violent cultural environment we live in is a contributing factor
in the violence. It's an evironment where parents
are replaced with guidance counselors, love
is replaced with distrust and hate, personal
responsibility is replaced with socialist government programs,
truth is replaced with relativism,sacrifice
is replaced with selfishness, and
is replaced with chaos and evil.
Kip Kinkel was on Prozac for his murder spree.
National Endowment for the Arts and the Legal Services Corporation are
examples of agencies that foster society's decline. Within the judicial
branch of government, judges accountable to no one have helped undermine
the religious freedoms that were once the centerpiece of our society. Laws
once protected children and families. Criminals
were punished severely for rape. People were arrested for cohabitation
and adultery. Sodomy, outlawed in every state, was listed in the newspaper
as a "crime against nature." A couple having a child out of wedlock was
ostracized, and homosexuality was as foreign to the world as walking on
are the people responsible for the killing.
They might as well of put the guns in these children's hands.
are largely responsible
for the degredation of ethics and morals in this country
and have directly encouraged and condoned
the violence we now see.
of the children murdered
in Colorado, Oregon, Arkansas, Florida, Kentucky,
Mississippi, Michigan, New Jersey, Illinois,
and throughout this nation is on their hands.
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