The price of progress
By Michael Moriarty
While writing for the National Review, Ms. Kathryn Jean Lopez states that Governor Sarah Palin of Alaska and her husband "can wake up a nation that's blind to the eugenics in its midst, a routine part of medicine today …". The "blind nation" she speaks of is America.
The Palins, of course, are the willing parents of a child, Trig, who was pre-natally diagnosed with Down Syndrome. The parents could have had the child aborted. They didn't.
Ms. Lopez, in turn, was one of the few to identify this growing addiction to abortion as the outcome of renewed eugenics, the once, Nazi philosophy of, to put it politely, an "improved human race".
"Pro-choice" and "Planned Parenthood" really mean pro-abortion and, well, yes, eugenics. Both of these euphemisms will ensure a "Eu-man" or "Improved Human Being".
Hmmm, making death sound nice and acceptable is progress, right?
Well, let's pause here to get our idea of life straight. What is life for?
"For Progress!" say the Progressives.
"For learning to live in love and peace with one another," say the Judeo-Christians.
Well, the Progressives seem to be winning … so far.
What happens, though, when the human race grows enraged over the price of progress? According to the Progressives, by then, those who hate progress they just won't be around any more -- eugenics, you know.
Tell that to Islam! Islam's eventual enemy will, of course, be Progressives and Progressivism.
For now, however, Islam obviously thinks that all of Judeo-Christianity is going in the wrong direction, even though neither culture has ever put a premium on progress. Nor has either culture been prone, until now, to put science above its own religion.
The Progressive Barack Obama somehow thinks that he can charm Islam the way he seems to have charmed America. How far his birth name can take him in the Islamic capitals remains to be seen. However, the enemy of Islam is anything that is not Islamic, and that, of course, includes Progressives.
The "Progressive" Judeo-Christians, however, are now madly in love with science. There are Progressive Baptists like Bill Clinton, who approve of pregnancy termination, euthanasia ("improved death") and "some form of full term abortion", as the former president describes it. This is all a part of Man's Progress.
Really … and where does that leave the Golden Rule and the words "all men are created equal"?
This year's presidential election could mean a clean sweep for Progressives. All four branches or estates of the American government – the judicial, legislative, executive and the press – will be Progressive!
With eugenics "a routine part of medicine today", we could be hurtling down a Progressive Autobahn, so to speak, at top speed. There might be a kind of medical blitzkrieg, an offensive so swiftly delivered that the rest of this continent might not "wake up" until it's too late … millions of dead human beings later.
We lose approximately 1 ½ million gestating infants to abortion per year. Add to that an increasing death rate by expanding euthanasia and late term abortions … what do we have?
Progress! And at the tempo the Progressives like best.
"Lead, follow or get out of the way!" as some American success stories have shown.
"Getting out of the way" now resembles the consent of turkeys on Thanksgiving.
Hmmm, and that is not only Progress, it is, at least according to the Progressives, an "improvement".
Michael Moriarty is a Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actor who starred in the landmark television series Law and Order from 1990 to 1994. His recent film and TV credits include The Yellow Wallpaper, 12 Hours to Live, Santa Baby and Deadly Skies. Moriarty is also running for President of the United States in 2008 as a candidate for the Realists Party. To find out more about Moriarty's presidential campaign, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.