Sunday, October 7, 2012
Rev Jim Walis Seems To Write Few Articles In "Sojourners" That Go Beyond Striking Against His Right-Wing Christian Adversaries
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American consciousness, as expressed through political opportunism has become fatally insular.
What passes as "offensive", "an attack on women", unpatriotic or "ungodly" - increasingly - has not been contrasted against the more prevalent standard OVERSEAS.
In these areas they don't have the luxury to "get offended" against a threat. That threat often threatens to KILL THEM if they don't do as they are told.
In America today, by contrast, what is OFFENSIVE is often expressed as "feigned outrage" - as evidenced by the SILENCE that this same person expresses over issues that are incontrovertibly "offensive" but which lack a qualifying adversary for the operate to express his "offendedness" against.