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Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Core Liberal/Progressive philosophy leaks into article

In Al Gore’s op-ed argument for continuing the global warming alarm in the face of the scientific scandal that is bubbling up around their missing and false data, he belies the fundamental principal that he acts under

what is at stake is our ability to use the rule of law as an instrument of human redemption.

He believes it is the government’s job to fix you… and me…  and everyone else. Let that sink in – using the rule of law as an instrument of human redemption. It assumes that (a) we need to be redeemed (b) by his moral standard and that (c) the government should do it.

Personally, I don’t want to be redeemed by anyone unless I choose it. And I will choose them based on my own world view and moral compass.

Besides, redemption at gunpoint is not redemption. It is acquiescence to ideas and rules with which you disagree and is the seed of rebellion.

<HT: Althouse via Borepatch>

FYI – check the Althouse article for a thorough dismissal of all the pieces of Al’s article.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hm hm.. that's quiet interessting but to be honest i have a hard time understanding it... wonder what others have to say..