Even if it means doing something.
In their case the god of this world has blinded the minds of the unbelievers, to keep them from seeing the light of the gospel of the glory of Christ, who is the image of God. (2 Corinthians 4:4 ESV)
Marxists may not always be very smart, but most tend to be very committed. Unfortunately, because they are committed to ideologies devoid of any constraints in honesty or decency, their commitment, in time, leads to evil. Two separate, emerging stories, reveal just how impactful that’s proving to be.
On September 13, this headline appeared online: Anti-White Academic Whose Research ‘Proved’ Systemic Racism is Fired from University for Faking Data. The story, revealed on bigleaguepolitics.com, opens this way: “An affirmative action academic whose research on systemic racism was widely used to fuel animus against white people has been fired from Florida State University (FSU) for falsifying data.”
Criminology professor, Eric Stewart, (pictured) was terminated by FSU when it was discovered that had engaged in “extreme negligence,” which is another way of saying he was falsifying data, in his research studies. These same studies were cited by other researchers on 8,500 occasions according to Google Scholar, a feature of the Google search engine for use by scholars and researchers. Stewart also served as a WEB DuBois fellow at the National Institute of Justice. We shouldn’t overlook the significance of this last fact considering it a part of none other than our Department of Justice.
Details of the firing include this statement by FSU Provost, James J. Clark, who excoriated Stewart, In a termination letter dated July 13 “for the damage his shoddy and irresponsible work has caused to the university and the field in general,” Clark stated.
“The details of problematic data management, false results, and the numerous publication retractions have negatively affected the discipline on a national level,” Clark also stated.“ The damage to the standing of the University and, in particular, the College of Criminology and Criminal Justice and its faculty approaches the catastrophic and may be unalterable,” he added. “I do not see how you can teach our students to be ethical researchers or how the results of future research projects conducted by you could be deemed as trustworthy.”
Is it unimaginable that Stewart’s own racially biased ideology excused him falsifying the data?
Working as a researcher at FSU, Stewart churned through millions in research dollars—collected from unwitting taxpayers. At this point, six of Stewart’s articles have been pulled from major academic journals owing to his “erroneous” data. These would include organizations like the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Justice and Florida’s Department of Juvenile Justice. Says the story’s author, Shane Trejo, “It sure pays to be a low IQ race huckster in multicultural, diverse America, eh?” But the question remains,
While there may be a more cultured way of putting it, that’s what it is. The enormity of Stewart’s fakery is, in fact, stunning considering how it has shaped the national conversation for many years, and triggered an incalculable amount of civil strife and destruction. As huckstering often goes, it demanded the financing from the very victims it was alleged to assist, while managing to widen the rift many Americans might have thought was once beginning to heal fifty years ago. Racist ideology is not only painful, it’s evidently never-ending.
But there is something else that is far worse, if you’re prepared for it. It’s like a revival of something increasingly vile, evil, and malevolent; as old as the Bible itself. It’s practice now is every bit as horrible and condemning as it was then. Worse, it’s taking place with increasing judicial encouragement.
- “The people of Judah have done evil in my eyes, declares the Lord. They have set up their detestable idols in the house that bears my Name and have defiled it. 31 They have built the high places of Topheth in the Valley of Ben Hinnom to burn their sons and daughters in the fire—something I did not command, nor did it enter my mind.” (Jeremiah 7:30-31 NIV)
Yes, we’re talking about child sacrifice—again; another development in the depravity and wickedness that’s overwhelming this country. This time the antagonist is none other than the Southern Poverty Law Center. (SPLC)
If you have ever wondered about the SPLC and what kind of “work” they actually do, you must read this story by Philip Zodhiates. (pictured) In it, he describes what amounts to a nightmare that few could endure absent a deep and abiding faith in God in Christ. Zodhiates has spent three years in prison for the crime of providing safe transport to a woman named Lisa Miller and her young daughter, Isabella—who was being sexual abused by another woman. You see, Lisa had been in a lesbian “civil union” with Janet Jenkins, whom she claimed became very abusive to both her and her daughter. But then, Lisa became a Christian and she left her abuser—with her daughter—to escape the sexual abuse.
The SPLC entered into a contract with the abuser after a Vermont court convicted Zodhiates of “International Parental Kidnapping.” They have filed a civil lawsuit that not only will bankrupt him, but may eventually lead to the normalization of adult/child sexual predation—and much worse—with the imprimatur of the American justice system. The full heart-breaking story is available to read and download. I would ask you—no urge you—that you read his account, and pray for God’s justice for Zodhiates and his family desperately they need to survive the ongoing nightmare that’s befallen them; all because he chose to be a “good Samaritan” in a world that’s actively plumbing the depths of depravity.
The summer surprise of 2023 was the theatrical release of “The Sound of Freedom,” an American action film directed and co-written by Alejandro Monteverde, and starring Jim Caviezel, Mira Sorvino and Bill Camp. Caviezel plays Tim Ballard, a former US government agent who embarks on a mission to rescue children from sex traffickers in Colombia. The movie’s success… grossing more than $210 million on a $14.5 million budget has made it one of the most successful independent films in history. (Source: Wikipedia)
Why was this movie a surprise success? In part because it captured the hearts of millions, who, up until then, had little to no idea about the extent of child sex trafficking. Well, now that we do, should we do something about it?
We could have been more aware, for example, after it was revealed how financier and political insider Jeffrey Epstein was using underage girls as the sexual attraction for dozens of high-ranking politicians, cultural elites, and corporate oligarchs for his own enrichment and influence—most likely using blackmail. His suicide in jail awaiting trial, has yet to be established; it is likely he was murdered. He was the man, you see, who knew too much.
Annual revenues for child-sex trafficking and forced labor total $39 billion dollars globally each year. Moreover, It’s estimated that annual global profits for all human trafficking is about $150 billion.
If you missed it, these two current events chronicle what is clearly the nexus of ideology and evil. Statistics on their own can only inform. It’s the anecdotes that impassion. What has become of the passion for our own communities and country?
- What good is it, my brothers, if someone says he has faith but does not have works? Can that faith save him? (James 2:14 ESV)
To my way of thinking, if someone offers any ideas on how to lead, guide, and encourage one another, we should listen.