“Our once great western Christian civilization is dying. If this matters to followers of Jesus Christ, then we must set aside our denominational differences and work together to strengthen the things that remain and reclaim what has been lost. Evangelicals and Catholics must stand together to re-establish that former Christian culture and moral consensus. We have the numbers and the organization but the question is this: Do we have the will to win this present spiritual battle for Jesus Christ against secularism? Will we prayerfully and cooperatively work toward a new Christian spiritual revival ― or will we choose to hunker down in our churches and denominationalisms and watch everything sink into the spiritual and moral abyss of a New Dark Age?” - Mark Davis Pickup

Friday, March 27, 2015


In my country of Canada I keep hearing about "Canadian
values". What are Canadian values? Do Canadian values include abortion? Canadian women can have an abortion for any reason, or
no reason. and they can have as many abortions as they want -- all paid for by taxpayers. No questions asked. It has been that way for decades. Is that a Canadian value? 

In 2012 Parliament gave UNANIMOUS support to the idea of a national suicide prevention strategy. In 2015, Canada's Supreme Court voted UNANIMOUSLY to support physician assisted
suicide for the sick and disabled. So, suicidal healthy and able-bodied people get suicide prevention: suicidal sick or disabled people get help killing themselves. Is that a Canadian value? Apparently it is. Most Canadians support suicide prevention programs yet  80% of Canadians also support physician assisted suicide for the terminally/chronically ill. 

From the 1960s-1990s, people who fancied themselves as 'progressives' wanted to throw off long-held moral restraints of western Christian civilization. They rejected the established order of community standards. The progressives said there was no longer a consensus of community standards therefore there could be no accepted community standards. Their argument went something like this: "What you think are community standards, I reject,
so whose community standards are we talking about?" The progressives started promoting "values clarification" (which only muddled values) and "situational ethics" (which legitimized human brutality and abandonment and made moral responsibility relative). 

Now the progressives talk about new 'Canadian values'. Who decided there was no consensus about the previous community standards? Who decided there is a consensus of new Canadian values? If Canadian values include killing unborn children or physician assisted killing of suicidal people, then I reject the progressives' new Canadian values.  

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