Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Does Donald R. Trump promote the teachings of the Anti- Christ?


The White Supremacist rally and violence in Charlottesville should come as no surprise to people who have watched Donald J. Trump's presidential campaign and presidency. Trump has consistently engaged in hate speech and promoted an ideology of racism and xenophobia which has attracted and gained the support of people who live in fear of being marginalized and disenfranchised by people that they perceive as "other." His marketing slogan of "Make America Great Again" gives whites the hope of returning to an era when America engaged in enslaving and subjugating people based on racial and ethnic characteristics.

The desire for power and superiority as a means of dominating others is a sickness that infects not only the United States but other countries as well, indeed, most of humanity and other animal species. Most animal species have the so called "pecking order" and Donald J. Trump's appeal is enhanced with his tough guy projection of the Alpha male. This projection of an Alpha male persona is very attractive to people who desire to be protected and lead, and relieved of responsibility for initiative and self awareness.

In some circles the persona of Donald J Trump has been called the persona of the Anti-Christ because of the qualities and beliefs he manifests which are at odds with the teachings of Jesus and other enlightened beings. To beings of higher consciousness, the dichotomy which Donald J. Trump's teachings and behavior present to the spiritual teachings of Jesus and other spiritual teachers are apparent, and a cause of concern because of their appeal to beings of lower consciousness who have been infected by virulent values which lead to the harm of the Body of Christ and the At-One-Ment of  existence created by the Spirit of Life.

The incentive for the development and maintenance of a racist and exclusionary value system is the desire for power. This desire for power is the driving force and energy of the ego which wishes to exalt in its willfulness, which it calls freedom, to do as it pleases. Any restrictions or constraints on this willfulness, aka freedom, is interpreted as a threat, and the source of the threat is attacked to diminish or eliminate its constraint.

As so it is that the less conscious attempt to hold on to or regain that which was never theirs truly but only criminal behavior justified under the self serving guise of freedom which was only theirs while they domineered, subjugated, and stole the dignity and respect of others whom they considered of lesser value and consideration.

Unitarian Univeralists and beings of higher consciousness appear on the horizon of history with a witness and voice so marginalized and silenced that it is hardly recognized let alone acknowledged and appreciated. And yet the witness, no matter how anemic must continue because it is a marker of sanity and the health of humanity that gives hope and satisfaction of a higher quality life of the spirit if not of physical well being.

Resistance to the teachings of the Anti-Christ is not enough. A more authentic vision of the real spiritual world must be promoted with a missionary zeal as long as life permits. So join us in promoting a vision of equality, respect, dignity, and justice for all. Simply put, love your neighbor and people more distant in foreign lands and sing with the Beatles, "Love is all there is."

8 comments:

  1. One of the best pieces I've seen about this evil dynamic infecting the body politic of the United States. Thank you!

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    1. Winston ProgroszewskiAugust 16, 2017 at 3:10 PM

      I agree. It is of concern that other church leaders have been silent about the toxic beliefs and policies of Trumpism. It was the Christian church who enabled Hitler to rise to power in Nazi Germany not only because of their institutional silence but even enabling. This part of the holocaust that is rarely told.

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  2. To beings of higher consciousness..... and I gather you're one?

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    1. What would you say?

      Jesus said that "by their fruits you will know them" and "beware of wolves in sheeps clothing."

      What evidence would you need Bill that some people function at a higher level of consciousness or that the premise that there are levels of consciousness is invalid to begin with.

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    2. I'm not looking for proof your a being of a higher consciousness. I'm only asking if you think you're own.

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    3. And I am asking you Bill by what criteria am I to make this determination?

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  3. Today, I went to the beach front with my kids. I found a sea shell and gave it to my 4 year old daughter and said "You can hear the ocean if you put this to your ear." She put the shell to her ear and screamed.
    There was a hermit crab inside and it pinched her ear.
    She never wants to go back! LoL I know this is entirely off topic but I had to tell someone!

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    1. Thank you for this. I am glad you shared this wonderful story. I wonder how old your daughter is. I wonder if you could coach her on how to handle this situation in the future so she wouldn't get pinched again if she were to go back and be brave enough to overcome her fears because of her new found mastery of this kind of situation?

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