Young liberal wisdom; a series of unfortunate beliefs – Introduction

wisdom-2Wisdom

: knowledge that is gained by having many experiences in life

: the natural ability to understand things that most other people cannot understand

: knowledge of what is proper or reasonable : good sense or judgment

“Beware of false prophets, who come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravenous wolves.  You will know them by their fruits.” – Jesus (Matthew 7:15-16)

Young liberals think old sayings are obsolete knowledge.  After all, we live in an advanced age of enlightenment with advanced knowledge that primitives wouldn’t understand.  Obviously their outdated beliefs do not apply to us.

But while technology and knowledge have advanced, human nature remains the same.  People of today have the same concerns, deal with the same problems in human interaction, and act in the same petty ways as people did two thousand years ago.  The idea that Satan is a slobbering beast that delights in pain is wrong.  He is the Father of Lies and Prince of Deception, the most beautiful of the Archangels who convinced a third of the Heavenly Host to follow him and abandon the Glory of God.

While the example Jesus uses is meant for people of another time and another culture, the concept is as applicable and important to the honest young people of today’s America as it was then.  If we rephrase the words in modern parlance, the meaning suddenly becomes clear along with the realization of the truth and importance of this warning.  A warning that honest young people who may yet be naïve had best take to heart lest they are led to ruin.

“Beware of conmen and lying teachers who pretend to be your friend but are actually lying thieves attempting to mislead and deceive you.  You will know them by the results of following their instructions that will lead to your loss.”

Even though this saying is two thousand years old it is every bit as important today as it was then.  People who believe in their own infallibility, especially the young who have not yet been taken in by a con, fall for the deceptions of lying thieves easily.  From tall tales of a buddy’s best fishing story to the promise of an investor with a sure thing, this series of young liberal wisdom is to help those who, like this author, start out in life morally honest but naïvely ignorant of the lies people tell.

People have a million reasons to mislead others, but when you boil all of their motives down, just as you can with all the reasons people fight, the very basest desire in the human heart is the culprit – greed.  The first false truth that a young liberal is taught is that “money is the root of all evil,” which means anyone with money is evil, and this is a false teaching.  The truth is that it is the “love of money is the root of all evil,” meaning greed, and that is where a young liberal can begin to find wisdom in that what he thought he knew to be true was wrong.

“The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant; it’s just that they know so much that isn’t so.” – Ronald Reagan

The reason that half of the people who are liberal when they are young become conservative as they grow older is that young people have not yet learned all there is to know about morality.  Liberals see morality not as black and white, but as gray.  Black and white morals is a determination of what is right and wrong and there are millions of things that the young do not yet know why they are right or wrong, so they are lost in the gray area in their ignorance.

Ignorance, they think is a synonym for stupidity, and not being stupid they believe themselves not to be ignorant.  Yet ignorance has nothing to do with stupidity.  Ignorance is merely a lack of knowledge that can easily be overcome by learning, while stupidity is the inability to learn.

“An intelligent man learns from his mistakes.  A wise man learns from the mistakes of others.” – Anonymous

When we are teenagers we think we know everything.  As one who has an IQ of 140, I absorbed knowledge like a sponge and by the time I was fourteen I thought I knew it all.  It wasn’t till I was twenty before I started to realize how little I actually knew, and that realization grew over time, and with a little prodding from older, wiser men, till I realized I knew very little, and that the average person with their average IQ and average pursuit of knowledge was about as smart as the village idiot.

And as the years passed I found there were plenty of village idiots who knew more about something than I did.  I also came to realize that honesty was in about as short supply as knowledge and rational thinking.  Having studied politics for the last ten years I have come to know that the division between liberalism and conservatism is founded on the combination of honesty and knowledge so that I could formulate this truth:

“Liberalism is born of ignorance and bred on lies.” – Dustin Koellhoffer

Having studied history my whole life and watching young liberals of today believe in Barack Obama and the Democrats, I hearken back to my own youth when I believed what I was told by the media and voted for Jimmy Carter against Ronald Reagan.  Now, being able to look back over all of history, to review the facts and what was said by both sides, I see the error of believing what I was told without examining all of the evidence, and having a strong basis in morality before coming to a conclusion.  This is the wisdom that comes with age and this is what I wish to impart to the young people of today who are following a man on the road to ruin.

Pearls of Wisdom – Rush Limbaugh

Dedication: To the people in my life who have led me to faith and wisdom – Thank you with all my heart!  I hope and pray I am an adequate teacher able to pass it on.

Young liberal wisdom: I – A guide for honest youngsters

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“The trouble with our liberal friends is not that they’re ignorant; it’s just that they know so much that isn’t so.” – Ronald Reagan

About dustyk103

This site is my opinion only and is unpaid. I am a retired Paramedic/Firefighter with 25 years of service in the City of Dallas Fire Dept. I have a B.A. degree in Journalism, and A.A. degrees in Military Science and History. I have spent my life studying military history, world history, American history, science, current events, and politics making me a qualified PhD, Senior Fellow of the Limbaugh Institute, and tenured Professor for Advanced Conservative Studies. 😄 It is my hope that readers can gain some knowledge and wisdom from my articles.
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5 Responses to Young liberal wisdom; a series of unfortunate beliefs – Introduction

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  2. Ana says:

    I had to laugh when I read that you, like me, also fell for the Jimmy Carter hype. It was my first time voting too. Little by little I realized throughout his presidency how wrong I was. That belief was crystalized when I watched the Reagan inauguration and saw Jimmy Carter wearing a frustrated, scowling expression of a sore loser and couldn’t believe I actually wasted a vote on such a petty, thin-skinned, little man.

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  3. I too was duped into believing the media mantra about the “Bush recession” and voted for Perot. My father a WW2 vet was also duped, Within weeks after the election our local newspaper came out and admitted that the recession had ended before the election and that that KNEW it but didn’t want to print it because they “didn’t want to effect the election”. I immediately called the paper and cancelled my subscription and have maybe bought five newspapers since then. Anyone I have ever talked to since, especially my now 22 year old daughter, I have educated them on the wildly dishonest media and given them evidence. Some believed me, some not.

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  4. frank regich says:

    America is doomed. To save her, Islam is not the only threat to America. Democratic Liberals also must be stopped. And unfortunately? you cant fix stupid.

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    • Ana says:

      Too many years of Liberal indoctrination. I remember as a kid in the early 70s I actually felt the shift in school and throughout society. Suddenly we were being bombarded with messages. TV sitcoms suddenly went from being funny to pushing an agenda for all the various grievance groups. The sole aim was to polarize society and get us from thinking We to Me.
      Like you, I think it is already too late to save the last great hope on earth. At this point, I think the only way the US can be saved is, like New Orleans, by being destroyed. With the country the way it is now (nationally and internationally), I have no doubt that we are already on that path.

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