Daily Archives: March 14, 2021

Fundamentalist Christianity And Fundamentalist Wokeism Are Two Sides Of The Same Coin

At the independent, fundamentalist Baptist church I grew up attending in the 1980s, legalism was a staple, and the rules were seemingly endless. Skirts (or something called culottes) for women and girls, long pants only for men and boys, and dresses and ties on Sunday morning. Good Christians didnt dance or go to Hollywood movies. They didnt smoke, cuss, or drink or hang around with those who did. Music wasnt allowed unless it was Christian, and regardless of the lyrics, it wasnt Christian if it had drums, an upbeat tempo, or was written after 1895 (or thereabouts).

The Duchess of Woke

In light of recent events, it is worth wondering whether there was some hidden wisdom in the old interdiction on British royals marrying American divorcees. And yet Edward VIII, when faced with a choice between the monarchy and the woman he loved, at least chose to abdicate rather than throw the British government into crisis.