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Dilemma of America's Future

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Oct 20, 2020 at 20:47

Dilemma of America's Future
Things are Hard to Share in an Era of Disbelief
The several paths of destiny now converging upon the oxymoronic political paradigm that is the United States of America, if fully perceived in the spiritually charged dynamics that have the American population (even the populations of the world) wrestling with how the future is to be defined, what seems to be missing as contemplations of diverse hopes and fears grasp at America's lifeline for achieving peace while internally, enemies foreign and domestic are feverishly working to quash those freedoms and liberties they were supposedly sworn to protect. It appears that it is no longer self-evident such rights are to be guaranteed: to whom do/does the electorate turn?
The question this observer proposes does not rise or fall on conservative or socialist values; the distinction between the two is dissolved: the question turns on the timing of America's consequences if the election fails to do what needs to be done: is America redeemable?
For the spiritual answer, the answer comes from the obvious source, though the percentage of those who are relying upon that type of rescue are not nearly what many hope there should be. Even if a more conservative shading of the electorate prevails, the evidence that a dynamic shift back to a place of political righteousness is not in the offing; for if there were a true desire to regain what has been slowly betrayed for the last thirty or more years, it would not have needed a politically electrified search for truth and justice leading up to a do-or-die decision point, like America is facing now.
Instead, just as the Scriptural prescient is revealing, this is a time of choosing allegiances that are more involved than who becomes the potential leader of the free world; or its new tyrant. The delusion is great; the smoky air is pungent with acrimonious ventings and rantings, societal mores now lost to the rebellion against civility; the lessons lost from the Roman failure to self-governance are now seen revived in America's failure to govern the ungovernable and the supposed answer to that from a secularist's perspective is that they will fix what they caused to be broken: namely the loss of good will and civility in a society that has been betrayed for the cause of avarice and pride.
Does there yet exist the means to reverse the decades old trend to dispose of Constitutional control: will the adversaries of the current presidency sit still as they are subjected to the self-imposed dynamics of a form of government they no longer support, but are trying to dissolve?
That remains to be seen. But, tragically, the catharsis America is being subjected to does not reveal the life left necessary to withstand the change it really needs; that in reality, the polemics are there to reveal how close America really is to losing more than any would be willing to lose (even in the progressive secularist circles) due to irrecoverable losses of virtue and reverence for true spiritual observances. Support for such things are pronounced in the Scriptural references once held dear by the founders, but longer recognized by modern philosophical intellectual perceptions. Even in the more general religious perceptions, compromised by the nearly complete apostate condition of religious institutions, America has just as many offenses of unbelief as the Jewish apple of the Eternal Sovereign's eye: and they did not escape without having to make a choice for truth; or consequences.
We have been told to vote our faith. What we really need to observe is whether we are sheep or goats.

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