Weakness of the Christian Privilege Notion.

Have you heard? The newest ‘privilege on the block is now Christian Privilege. Up to now, the ‘privilege’ affecting so many of us has been ‘White Privilege’. Well, I still haven’t wrapped my head around what White Privilege is or how I acquired it and now in addition to possibly being in legal sin of some sort with that, I find out I am also endowed with Christian Privilege.

First of all, just to clear the air a bit, I do not remember at the time of my conception being given a choice of being white, black, or brown. Nope, I was born and that was that, I was white. And, if white was the color du jour and God is a merciful God, why did He arbitrarily assign skin colors rather than coming up with a neutral tone for everyone? So, I resent being condemned for something I had no control over.

Now, the White Privilege masses are also entitled to belong to the Christian Privilege group. A pause for a question: If, to avoid the label of being a part of Christian Privilege, someone denounces any kind of Godly faith, does that now label them with ‘Atheist Privilege’?

A thought does come to mind, however. Not just white people (or whatever variation of the color wheel you might belong to . . .) are Christians. In fact, attend a Christian service most any Sunday and you will find quite a variety of ‘color’ in the congregations. Now, are only the white people in attendance of the Christian Privilege persuasion? Should the other races be parceled out in title because they are obviously sharing that church time with us white Christian Privilege people.

Given this mixture of races sharing time with God in the same pews at the same respective churches, wouldn’t it be safe to say that if you want freedom or prejudice from race, color, or creed, Christianity is the way to go? As one of our hymns go, All Are Welcome . . .

Now, the media didn’t come out and say that all Christians are white but there is always the insinuation and the Christian Privilege seems to be quietly linked to us pale pew warmers. With some thought (not a liberal strength), it seems to me in my humble opinion that Christian Privilege is actually a good and noble state of being. It is the one thing that includes all people, that doesn’t judge, and makes better people of all that attend.

I say we all drive the crazies that came up with Christian Privilege into turmoil by regarding the title as a compliment acknowledging our faith in God and wanting to be the best people we can be.

Protecting Freedom

To all the teens that walked out of school in favor of taking down the Second Amendment  and taking away everyone’ guns. . . These are the shoes of Jews that were forced to give up their firearms to Hitler. They were marched into gas chambers, murdered and buried in mass graves . Today’s world is based on learned lessons but if you don’t study even the basics of history, you will repeat history and things won’t turn out the way you view your idea of a perfect world. Pick up a history book and you’ll realize what happens when you give up freedoms and why we have them.

White, Married Women are Weak?

Hillary Clinton is continuing her over a year-long hate tour on the subject of why President Trump stole the election from her. Of course, it has nothing to do with what she was promoting or the continued shadows of doubt covering her past and present actions. Nope, she didn’t take any of that into considering believing she was the best thing that could happen to the country and she had earned the right to be the first female present.

She went way out of bounds on her visit to India. In the year 2018, that she could claim such rampant white male chauvinism in declaring that said white males turned the election against her by forcing their wives, mothers, and sisters to vote for Trump . . . or else. Uh, or else what? What you tell someone  your vote is, doesn’t mean that is actually where your vote went.

In addition to laying claim that white women  are aided, abetted and forced to vote for the candidate of their choice rather than letting the woman   decide her own vote is pretty weak. In some of my encounters, pre-election, I knew a lot of females who were asking that their husbands vote for Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton seems to feel that challenging President Trump in the next presidential election will solidify her fan base and she will ultimately triumph. Seems to me that the  voters spoke in 2016 and even with all the scheming, lies, and voter fraud, she still lost. Besides, I’m thinking the world has grown up more since 2016 and if they end up voting this woman into office after all, they will deserve what they get.