This election provides an excellent case study of competing cultural philosophies colliding in a power struggle for leadership of a nation.
On the right is the belief a society must have absolutes of morality, ethics and law. On the left is the belief that there are no absolutes but practice situational morality, ethics and law. One doesn't have to be a rocket scientist to realize a society practicing situational (aka relativistic) standards will lead to anarchy.
Relativism has been taught in our government run schools and promoted by the liberals and major media for 40 years or more. The effects of this are demonstrated in major public events such as the O J Simpson murder trial, the Clinton impeachment trial, and now this presidential election.
The relativistic crowd proclaims that the rules can change depending upon the situation. In the O J Simpson trial the major media played a major role in swaying public opinion into putting the police on trial.
In the impeachment trial we found out many new things according to the thinking of the relativistic crowd. Adultery was not adultery. Perjury was not perjury. The meanings of common words such as sexual harassment, abuse of power, or "is", were twisted and miss-applied to his situations. The liberals, together with the major media again swaying public opinion, achieved the goal of declaring Bill Clinton to be above the law of the land.
In this presidential election, 50 states plus territories and
absentees, all voted for president according to their usual laws. When this didn't produce the desired results for the Democrats and major media, they decided the situation required a change in the laws. Florida had already been targeted by the time the last polls closed.
Will the laws of the land again be subverted by relativism?
Ralph E. Kant
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