The New Intolerance

Nov 23, 2014 by

From First Things: First Things invites you to view a lecture featuring Mary Eberstadt. The lecture, delivered on November 11, 2014 in Washington DC,  addresses the problem of, and possible reactions to, what we’re calling the New Intolerance—the mentality that seeks to intimidate religious believers with charges of “fundamentalism” and “bigotry.” A new, secular “moral majority” is rising in America today. This rising tide of secularism has coincided with, and in some ways is helping to drive,...

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Bigotry and intolerance?

Jul 22, 2014 by

By Richard Littlejohn, Mailonline: Plans to open a lap-dancing club in Liverpool’s ‘gay quarter’ are being opposed by militant homosexuals who object to ‘straight’ men moving in to ‘their’ patch. Try that sentence the other way round and then imagine the hysterical reaction if ‘straights’ were objecting to the opening of a gay bar. Precisely. This is just another illustration of the bigotry and intolerance of those whose idea of ‘tolerance’ is special treatment for themselves. Read here...

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Intolerance as Illiberalism

Jun 18, 2014 by

By Kim R Holmes, Public Discourse: An illiberal mindset is spreading across America, corrupting our culture and our politics. The first of a two-part series. We live in intolerant times.  A former Secretary of State is disinvited from speaking on campus. Corporate leaders are forced to resign because of their views on marriage. People are forced by the courts to violate their consciences. A prominent Senate leader calls Tea Party activists “anarchists” and, in a speech reminiscent of...

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The Irony of the New Tolerance – It Doesn’t Tolerate Christians

May 20, 2014 by

By John Stonestreet, Breakpoint: It’s not only our culture’s view of marriage that’s changed, it’s also the tolerance level for any dissent from the new orthodoxy.  When it comes to same-sex “marriage,” our culture, just like our president, has definitely evolved. After all, it was only in 2008 that a strong majority in California—yes, California—passed Proposition 8 which defined marriage as between one man and one woman. But when our president changed his mind a few months before the 2012...

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Blacklisted: Kevin Sorbo on Being Shunned by Hollywood for His Beliefs

Apr 6, 2014 by

Havilah Steinman, The Foundry Kevin Sorbo, star of the film “God’s Not Dead,” ranked fifth at the U.S. box office, says he knows he’s on a blacklist in liberal Hollywood for being independent-minded.   When Beliefnet’s John W. Kennedy interviewed Sorbo about his role as an atheist professor in ”God’s Not Dead,” the actor opened up about his faith, political views, and career decisions colored by Hollywood’s antipathy toward...

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An Indian immigrant's view: Leftist indoctrination in Europe

Mar 6, 2014 by

By Vijeta Uniyal, via The Commentator The Leftwing narrative is running unopposed on European campuses. The institutions of higher learning that once heralded the age of enlightenment are looking more and more like Leftwing, neo-totalitarian Seminaries, and I say that coming from India While giving finishing touches to his Ph.D. dissertation the Dutch student Jerke de Vries had a seemingly harmless idea. A believing Christian that he was, he decided to thank God in his dissertation...

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