The Father Son Dyad
Gentlemen, it is quite possible that Child Molestation, Incest, or Neither? [ISBN 978-1-4675-5868-6] is the most transparent and most thorough textbook in sex education you will find written from a Biblical perspective. Yet, one thing I love about my book is that it protects everyone’s privacy by stimulating an analysis and discussion of a fictional father, son, grandfather, cousin, uncle, etc. With well over one million convicted felons in our communities, VICE affords them a second chance to lead more virtuous and productive lives via an income opportunity in our book club’s Not Guilty Program. After all, have not all of us made “moral mistakes”? For example, Moses and King David were murderers; were they not? Yet, what better illustration or prototype of victory in Christ can one find than Victor Hugo’s Jean Valjean? College students and other members of VICE who have spent at least 90 days in a juvenile facility or in foster care are eligible for the same $200.00 discount for Independent Agents distributing and discussing books with their customers. Most Americans seldom explore or discuss their sexual expression in the context of morality or immorality. Thus, to illustrate the connection between Satan and sexual orientation, please take just ten minutes to view this enlightening video http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sOUceG4bUC0 on YouTube. Ergo, what VICE’s pedagogy calls “sexual mistakes” are ubiquitous among teenagers, as well as men and women of all ages. Such a sexually explicit textbook covering the range of what pubescent males can expect [www.victoryNchrist.net] is adaptable to churches, prisons, juvenile facilities, locker rooms, college courses, etc. As a reference for pastors, parents, coaches, etc., Junior’s Dad is far more candid about puberty and male sexuality than most military or civilian fathers. This Army officer made a conscious decision in that regard, in part, via the intimacy he shared with Uncle Jake for most of his life. Perhaps, he also resented the firewall of secrecy his father erected around sexuality when he was a curious and horny teenager. Yet, as the saga unfolds, one clearly sees how Junior managed his libido with far more confidence and moral maturity than most of his peers. For example, when Junior messed around with a cheerleader who gave him a ride home, few jocks would have exercised such discretion in reaching orgasm. Prior to becoming a high school jock, Junior also navigated his way out of being molested in summer camp and in Catholic middle school.http://www.nydailynews.com/sports/zone-victim-1-tells-story-abuse-article-1.1216072 Out of respect for his dad, Junior also avoided getting intoxicated or getting high with his teammates after the state basketball championship. Is there a correlation between his father’s detailed lessons in “the birds and the bees” and Junior’s ethical decisions throughout middle school and high school? More poignantly, how can this course in sex education help other adolescent males and females to do likewise? Explain.
While some Americans may claim that my pedagogy and textbook are too graphic, my response is, “We can’t fix it if we can’t face it, inconsequential to whatever it is.” Even if you don’t join VICE’s book club, just Google: NAMBLA. Daily, countless children will be molested in the United States, in part, via our shameful conspiracy of silence surrounding pedophilia. As these children make “sexual mistakes” during adolescence and adulthood, is not our silence culpable for the perpetuation of such sexual perversion? For example, most of us are familiar with the Penn State debacle involving iconic football Coach Paterno’s role in covering up Jerry Sandusky’s molestation of several minors. Similarly, former Attorney General Alberto Gonzalez also has been accused of failing to take action against “Department of Juvenile Injustice” employees in Texas, despite documented complaints filed against dozens of staff members. West of the Longhorn State, Arizona’s Governor Jan Brewer also seems to have turned a blinded eye to over six thousand complaints to Child Protective Services alleging child abuse and neglect. My relentless research of child abuse eventually took me to Arthur G. Dozier School for Boys, where state employees routinely covered up physical abuse, sexual abuse, and even murder in my hometown! Amazingly, the families of these “missing” youths often were told their sons had run away from the reform school…case closed. Several years after public disclosure of nearly three dozen unmarked graves and a governor’s belated apology, the US Justice Department published a report revealing that more than 11% of the boys interviewed claimed that they were forced into sexual acts with the staff in Marianna. In 2008, at Haute de la Garenne on the other side of the Atlantic, similar allegations of torture and child sexual abuse emerged. However, a journalist investigating the allegations was barred from the UK. Even Father Flanagan’s Boys Town seems to have been “ground zero” for a pedophile ring possibly involving Congressmen, at least two US Presidents, and even the Pope! Upon examining this infamous Franklin Cover-up [http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4AFrMpQxbmk] and connecting the dots, might there be a ubiquitous “Invisible Empire” of pederasty throughout the United States in locker rooms and juvenile correctional facilities? Similarly, as virile young men go to prison, join the military, go to college, etc., might some 79% – 97% of inmates, cadets and pledges “take it like a man” as a prerequisite for initiation into “The Brotherhood” of numerous secret, yet powerful, fraternal organizations? Hypothetically, how might these experiences adversely impact the life-long relationships men develop with women, children, and with one another? In terms of both sexual virtues and vices, VICE explores such an ethical comparison between ancient Greece and the United States today. In an even broader context, do such “sacrifices” signify a life-long loyalty to obey GOD, Baphomet, or Lucifer? Explain.
Paradoxically, Pres. Barach Obama, our federal government, and NAMBLA want us to believe that homosexuality https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yO21Lbv2Kk is as “normal” as heterosexuality. Au contraire, mon frere! That’s not what the Torah, Bible or the Koran says. A common denominator in many pedophile cases is that the predator often is a married coach, teacher, politician, preacher, rabbi, correctional officer, etc., who is well respected and well known by his prey. We can’t fix it if we can’t face it. Thus, VICE’s workshops closely examine a broad range of sexual expression behind bars as well as behind closed doors. Come, let us reason together without requiring that you remove your fig leaves. VICE contends that instructors, independent agents, or parents who put this book in the hands of teenagers will empower and will bless their progeny! Pastors, fathers, uncles, sons, coaches, cops, and even grandfathers, etc., are encouraged to discuss, dissect, and debate this fictional father son dyad without ever disclosing your sexual history. Why? Virtually none of us was as candid as Junior’s fictional Dad when discussing sexuality and puberty. Hypothetically, were more unabashed fathers to remove their fig leaves in discussing “guy stuff” with their sons, then might such transparency precipitate a paradigm shift in authentic and holistic male bonding? In this Age of Feminism, single mothers are not well-equipped for these rites of passage into manhood. Ergo, does the level of intimacy within male relationships today pale in comparison to expressions of Platonic and Paternal love a century ago? VICE’s Sex Survey and Workshops proffer men empirical counterexamples to the diminution of quintessentially holistic intimacy. Speculatively, what sexual mistakes did you make via what your Dad didn’t say about Eros? WE can’t fix it IF we can’t face it! Capish? As you study this unique, Biblically correct textbook, do you feel as if Junior’s Dad was too explicit or should more fathers, preachers, policemen, scout leaders, and coaches, etc., proffer an equally transparent and thorough sex education for teenagers in their communities? Explain.
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Martin, I Have a Dream, Too!
VICE: Happy Birthday, Dr. King!
MLK: Thank you, Anthony, but my date of birth actually was January 15th and my birth name was Michael, not Martin. Did you know that?
VICE: In that case, belated Happy Birthday, Dr. King!
MLK: Don’t worry about it; and please call me “Martin”. Now that I’m in Heaven, none of God’s children have secular or worldly titles.
VICE: If you insist, “Martin”, today, I want to commemorate the sacrifices that you made to improve the quality of life for the Negro in terms of our being disenfranchised Americans. Yet, I wonder if our children even know the history of the Civil Rights Movement, much less honor it. Instead, countless children look forward to no school, parades, talent shows, hip-hop concerts, dancing, and let’s not forget a barbecue sandwich with chips or potato salad on the side.
MLK: After a couple of hours of marching or dancing in the middle of winter, even you would be glad to get one of those barbecue sandwiches and a park bench to rest your tired, aching feet. Remember Rosa…lol?
VICE: Yes, Sir, I recall how Rosa Parks became the heroine of the Civil Rights Movement in Alabama and across the Nation. Yet, I have a dream that one day parents and children will covet irreproachable intelligence and integrity more than sports and entertainment. If ever we decide to honor GOD by obeying His commandments, then 79% – 97% of our social problems might become permanently solved! Your mantra, “We shall overcome,” seems moot to me, no matter who is in the White House, if our youths refuse to read enlightening books and to fight discrimination with our brains rather than with bricks, bottles, bullets, and bloodshed. Among God’s lowliest creatures, even tiny ants use their collective intelligence and strength to gather food and to build a colony for their common good. Yet, in this new millennium, our People remain both divided and conquered. It’s as if we are a lost people without you.
MLK: I appreciate that compliment; but l never could have done it alone. There were many good-hearted individuals and institutions that provided us the financial and logistical support for the March on Washington, which I always have cherished more than the Nobel Peace Prize. So, Anthony, l hope that you and others will teach our children to pay homage to the countless Negroes, Jews, and Caucasians who believed in and fought for equality, liberty, and justice for all of God’s children. That was my mission and my message.
VICE: Dr. King…I mean, Martin…how can I teach our children to pay homage to the Civil Rights Era when so many of them, especially my young brothers, tenaciously embrace their ignorance at the expense of their intelligence? How can anyone teach them anything constructive when they either disrupt the classroom on a daily basis or eventually drop out of high school without graduating? In the half century since your March on Washington, I’m embarrassed to admit that many teenagers and young adults read only at a 5th or 6th grade level and have no plans to complete their GED or post-secondary education. Ergo, if Congress passed a $20.00 per hour minimum wage bill, still many of us would remain unemployed via our failure to pass the pre-employment aptitude test of basic science, reading, and math. Perhaps, because it took me thirty long years to earn a four year college degree, I’m sounding the alarm for at risk or economically disadvantaged brothers and sisters coming behind me! Therefore, each certified member of VICE’s Christian fraternity is required to tutor convicted felons in their communities who are in pursuit of a GED, to mentor other members who are matriculating to become better providers and parents, and to take at least one continuing education college course annually. Ignorance may be bliss; but it’s never a blessing.
MLK: Your point is well taken. That old adage, “If you want to hide something from a Negro, put it in a book,” still holds true within our race. Indeed, many teenagers and young adults are marginally literate, if not functionally illiterate, which certainly dishonors the sacrifices that teachers, parents, preachers, and our entire Village made during my lifetime. Yet, Anthony, I must emphasize that Morehouse, Howard, Spelman, and several other HBCU’s still maintain high intellectual expectations of their students. All is not lost; so never give up on your prodigal brothers and sisters. Our Talented Tenth, however, could do a much better job of uplifting the masses if churches and other civic organizations were inclined to implement academic courses and life skills workshops to address the spiritual and intellectual needs of the least of these among our People.
VICE: Is giving unto the “least of these” a realistic expectation, Martin, for ministers who kill the fattest calf for themselves rather than for the flock? In the context of how today’s teenagers dress, speak, and behave, it is obvious to me that “In God We Trust” does not apply to many of them. Yet, I hold pastors, parents, principals, and other adults accountable for America’s Youths floundering in the wilderness. Can a corrupt tree bear good fruit? Until we decide to study the Bible and to walk in obedience to God’s Word, I will remain incredulous. Hopefully, my textbook will enlighten and will empower the remnant of real Christians [www.victoryNchrist.net] to overcome many “politically correct” vices that separate us from GOD.
MLK: I must admit that you are one of very few men in United States who has zero tolerance for preachers pontificating one thing and practicing another. Typically, the most charismatic or popular of these impious miscreants merely masquerading as men of GOD will deceive millions into following them and making them rich.
VICE: Despite a dearth of pastors who were chosen via God’s Divine Call, I wouldn’t say that. If anything, Martin, I have zero tolerance for my own delusion, duplicity, or dishonesty. I’m just a sinner saved by grace who now pontificates and practices obeying GOD’s Word. Inasmuch as Hell will be sufficiently hot for everyone who has earned the right to spend eternity therein, it’s my job to work out my own salvation with fear and trembling.
MLK: Wouldn’t you agree that at some point, narcissistic ministers must learn that being a great man of God means being a servant to those in need? I want to say especially to the Church in the South that our human struggle for equality is not just about the politics of race. Instead, this challenge primarily is a moral struggle between good and evil within the hearts of men. Thus, I admonish the clergy of both races to stop playing the race card, which still divides rather than unites our Nation. Even Malcolm X finally conceded that some devils have brown eyes while others have blue eyes. Are not evil men and women found in every race, color, and creed in America?
VICE: Bien sur! Of course, one quickly can become persona non grata if one dares to challenge the Black KKK’s position on racism vis-a-vis our own negligence and culpability for illiteracy and immorality in our Village. For example, during Black History Month, as I browse through countless photographs of the marchers, the fire hoses, the police dogs, the Klansmen, the National Guardsmen, etc., I barely can distinguish a Negro teacher, from a maid, from a farmer, from a physician, from a factory worker. Yet, that piquant visage of a dignified race of People dressed in their “Sunday Best” is the antithesis of the comportment I see today. Unlike any prior generation, young brothers with gold teeth and tattoos proudly reveal as much posterior cleavage as young women showing anterior cleavage. Martin, what happened to us?
MLK: In a word, Fatherlessness! Your question, Anthony, has many convoluted answers. Yet, since I am in the middle of preparing my Sermon on the Mount, let me try to give you a concise reply. All but a remnant of our People have returned to Egypt rather than to have followed God’s instructions for reaching the Promised Land. After my assassination, Pharaoh sent a text message to many black leaders, promising them positions of prominence if they would return the Chosen People to bondage and worship his gods. The FBI even used COINTELPRO to intimidate those who initially seemed resilient to bribery. Ultimately, the Village Elders deceived their own constituents via celebrity entertainment and hedonistic rhetoric about the good old days on the Egyptian Riviera…and the rest is history.
VICE: Having lost my Dad when I was ten, I could not agree with you more regarding the crucial role a father’s discipline plays in the moral lives of his children. At the same time, Martin, many of today’s young men with gold teeth or gold chains will procreate repeatedly in order to prove “I ain’t no punk” instead of becoming responsible fathers who provide, protect, nurture, and love their wives and offspring. Please pardon my cynicism; but I bemoan the manner in which some of us dishonor Martin Luther King Day 365 days of the year. I hope that you don’t think I’m condemning our youths; because I’m not. Yet, I am condemning behaviors I hope we can change.
MLK: Don’t apologize for challenging America to face and to fix Her maladies and malevolence. Speaking of behavior, as the son of a Baptist minister, one of the first things I learned at Crozer was that Christianity is not unique in terms of “God” directing the behavior of mankind for good rather than for evil. Throughout ancient and modern history, sages and philosophers have wrestled with this yin and yang in the natural and religious worlds. Unfortunately, many young people today have no clue regarding who GOD is or how He wants them to live. The Supreme Court’s ban on praying and studying the Bible in public schools, obviously, is partly responsible for the epidemic of ungodliness in America. It also is responsible for the proliferation of sexual perversion, school shootings, and violence in general among America’s Youths.
VICE: So, Martin, what can we do to truly honor the sacrifices you and others made?
MLK: Responsible parents must turn off their cell phones, video games, televisions, computers, etc., long enough to read and to study the Scriptures with their children at home. Otherwise, Satan will devour your children both sexually and morally. Godless children, through no fault of their own, almost always will fail to develop the irreproachable character mentioned in my “I Have A Dream” speech. When I expressed hope that my children one day would live in a nation where they would be judged, not by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character, Anthony, I had no idea that nation later would embrace bestiality, gay marriages, lesbianism, etc. Bear in mind, however, that Bayard Rustin was both a homosexual and indispensable to my success as the leader of the non-violent movement. Without Bayard, there would have been no March on Washington, at least not as successful a march as it was. At one point, I was so paranoid that I asked him to step down for the sake of the movement!
VICE: Martin, I am familiar with that little-known Black History fact. With all due respect, you and I know that is not what Jesus would have done. Instead, the Messiah fellowshipped with sinners in order to call them unto repentance, with no respect of person. Thus, the approbation of men and the approbation of God are mutually exclusive. If ever preachers, professors, parents, coaches, cops, and other adults first overcome their fear, shame, and insecurity, then they might stop living in 3-D, namely delusion, duplicity, and dishonesty. Because immorality is a spiritual battle, political ideologies, secular social workers, and agnostic psychologists are incapable of empowering juveniles to reach adulthood unscathed by sexual molestation or sexual mistakes. For example, at the behest of the Prince of Darkness, Big Brother now requires millions of black and white children in pre-K, kindergarten, elementary and middle school to take psychotropic drugs. It’s a common practice for the pharmaceutical industry to pay school districts in proportion to the number of students using their prescribed medications! In a nation wherein “In God We Trust” has become http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1lFZw3jm5c a mere creed on the money upon which it is printed, is this not tantamount to another form of child molestation?
MLK: Your book makes a compelling argument for spiritual warfare in achieving the best interest of abused, abandoned, neglected, and other at risk children. Yet, most Youth Ministers focus upon recreational activities rather than Biblical knowledge within their congregations. Despite the so-called “Separation of Church and State”, you clearly articulated how parents, teachers, judges, school boards, social workers, etc., are culpable for our children being “morally naked” and unprotected in our public schools.
VICE: Yet, is anything too hard for GOD? Ergo, to demonstrate just how cathartic VICE’s ministry of sexual healing can be, I chose to admit my own “sexual mistakes” in the book’s Postscript. To my surprise, despite millions of male and female survivors wrestling with these issues, many of our churches and pastors refuse to deal with sexuality other than to say, “Rebuke the Devil and don’t think about it until you get married!!” More realistically, VICE’s intense workshops a/k/a “God’s Gym” are a milieu where certified members learn to be their brother’s keeper while petitioning GOD for deliverance from every sin and weight that so easily beset us.
MLK: As I recall, that was the prevailing attitude in the 1950’s and the 1960’s. Rather than to be as transparent and thorough as you have been in your book, most preachers and parents simply swept incest, pederasty, homosexuality, bastard children, and adultery under the rug. As you well stated, we were living in 3-D instead of in the light of God’s forgiveness and love. Yet, how times have changed! Hopefully, more people now will engage in the kind of dialogue and discussion you presented in your book. If only half of the churches in the United States embraced your book’s pedagogy, then the Body of Christ could overturn “gay marriage” and other heresies adversely affecting our nation. I regret not living long enough to have taught Yolanda that God never embraces homosexuality https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yO21Lbv2Kk any more than He embraces child molestation or incest. Sadly, she’s not here in Heaven with me today. Yet, Christ died for the forgiveness of all our sins if we repent, which is the message of Agape Love I got from having read your book. Feel free to e-mail or text me anytime, Anthony, but let me close with these encouraging words: “Keep the faith and never give up on our People. Leading folks through the Wilderness never has been an easy task, not even for Moses. Yet, the chosen few must never quit admonishing and teaching a rebellious People how to differentiate right from wrong. As also was the case when Noah and Jesus Christ walked the Earth, most people will not listen. Yet, ye shall in no wise lose your reward for having done as the Master hath commanded.”
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Realizing that fatherlessness is a curse to countless children today, I wrote a book that accentuates masculinity and the father son dyad during puberty. In contrast to the eloquent speeches presented by Agathon, Aristophanes, and Phaedrus in Plato’s Symposium, VICE’s textbook explores puberty through various experiences common to many boys and teenagers. Hopefully, more uncles, coaches, pastors, etc., will become surrogate fathers and will discuss male sexuality often during the rites of passage through middle school and high school. Yet, to protect everyone’s privacy, I created a fictional twelve year old hero named, Junior, who lives with his divorced father. Ergo, enlightened men now can discuss controversial issues like incest, pornography, pederasty, masturbation, child molestation, etc., in an anonymous third person rather than in first person. For example, Junior’s grandfather caught his Dad messing around with a cousin when they were teenagers. That night, he savagely beat both juveniles until they had welts on their arms, legs, buttocks, and backs. Yet, Junior’s homophobic grandfather molested his youngest brother as a horny teenager himself! Is such classic male behavior more akin to Freudian repression or projection? Explain. When Uncle Jake told Junior’s Dad about it, how did the truth change their father son dyad? What did Junior’s Dad share with him about that whipping? IF you were Junior’s grandfather, speculate how you might have handled that awkward m4m situation? Bear in mind, attitudes about male sexuality a century ago were quite different from Adam marrying Steve today. List four folkways in the US that still perpetuate ignorance regarding the permutations differentiating homophobic, homoerotic, homosexual and homophilic behaviors. Which term best describes the intimacy Jesus shared with His Disciples? In the Old Testament, how would you describe the love Saul’s son, Jonathan, had for David? Lamentably, millions of Americans lack the cognitive wherewithal needed to answer this query intelligently. Moreover, we can’t teach what we don’t know! Ergo, male bonding in the United States tends to vacillate from being sexual to being superficial, at the expense of it being holistic and spiritual. With well over one million convicted felons in our communities, VICE [www.victoryNchrist.net] affords them a second chance to lead more virtuous and productive lives via an income opportunity in our book club’s Not Guilty Program. After all, have not all of us made “moral mistakes”? Yet, what better illustration of victory in Christ can one find than Victor Hugo’s Jean Valjean? College students and other members of VICE who have spent at least 90 days in a juvenile facility or in foster care are eligible for the same $200.00 discount for Independent Agents distributing and discussing books with their customers. This is an amazing tribute http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKsxotI-8fI to the resilience of a foster child. As our ungodly government embraces homosexuality behind bars, in the military, and in civilian life, has Platonic brotherly love become passé? By shaming his son and nephew, was Junior’s grandfather trying amiss to outrun his sexual shadow? Brothers, is this not still true of duplicitous homophobes, or as VICE’s textbook so describes them, surreptitious “convertibles”? As you read this unique textbook, please pay close attention to the paradigm shifting within this family as three generations experience puberty. Extrapolating from what you read, how can you become a better uncle, husband, father, son, brother, or mentor? When you get married and have a son, hopefully in that order, will you be more like Socrates, Junior’s Dad, or Junior’s grandfather? Explain.
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September 11, 2011
On this tenth anniversary of the Twin Tower tragedy, I could not help comparing the telescreen’s “tributes” to 9/11 to George Orwell’s “Thought Police” in 1984. Big Brother is watching you. Yet, today’s salient query is, “Are you watching him?” Have the American people become acquiescent to his nefarious mission of One World Order? Have you not read the Bible? Have you not read Machiavelli’s The Prince? Have you not read Noam Chomsky’s Hegemony or Survival? Have you not seen a quintessential analysis of our response to 9/11 by Pinky and Friends in the DVD, The Iraq War: Legal or Illegal? As tragic as those events were on September 11th, today I lament our national media’s total silence regarding the Patriot Act and the millions of Iraqis that our US troops have marginalized, maligned, molested, and murdered. As Big Brother relentlessly promotes nihilism, relativism, and atheism, do we the People of the United States become more godly or more evil? IF we destroy Christianity at home and defile Islam abroad, then does Christ dwell within us or is our mantra about “fighting terrorists” merely propaganda that perpetuates our global political interests? For example, as political pundits pontificate the economic advantages of “globalization”, are we not merely reviving the Crusades and Colonialism to the “economic advantage” of Europeans?
Notwithstanding the probability of an inside job, what does it portend to the rest of the world if our military industrial complex becomes a global terrorist organization? Is this what the US flag now represents? Let us not forget that Iraq neither was responsible for the terrorist attack nor was in possession of weapons of mass destruction. Ergo, why has neither Congress nor the US Justice Department conducted hearings to hold former Bush Administration officials accountable for vacating the Geneva Conventions in order to “colonize” a sovereign Muslim nation? In God’s sight, would it not be more noble to buy our oil from OPEC rather than to commit such savage crimes against humanity? Yet, since when did membership in Skull and Bones, the Bohemian Club, or any Satanic secret fraternity become noble? In a nation wherein we have freedom to think, to assemble, to read the Bible [at least for now], to reason, to resist evil, and to redress our grievances, IF there is no dissent, if there is no grievance, then there is no democracy! Morally speaking, what does it profit America’s King George and King Richard to gain Iraq’s oil and, yet, to lose their souls in Hell? Capish? VICE’s textbook [www.victoryNchrist.net] poignantly proffers a fictitious message From The Desk of Hell’s Head Coach that exalts Big Brother’s malfeasance toward “sand niggers”, as Uncle Sam so describes Arabs in the Middle East. Of course, Jesus argues the antithesis in His State of the Union Address warning our Nation to repent or to get ready to roast! Rest assured that political leaders, teachers, professors, and administrators don’t want America’s Youths to discuss, dissect, or debate our Nation’s ungodly paradigm shift in politics, religion, and sexuality. Why are countless pastors also mute regarding such rampant spiritual genocide in the United States? In this Age of a Great Falling Away, is it possible that Baphomet may be sitting in the pulpit and in the pews to enforce our sins of omission? Yet, is not our silence tantamount to complicity with Satan’s Invisible Empire? According to the Bible, Christ soon will return for His Bride — His Church — without spot or wrinkle. Yet, apparently, we Americans shamelessly have unplugged our irons! Perhaps, Adolph Hitler was not history’s most nefarious despot. As history repeats itself, has Joseph Goebbels come back from the dead? Under Pres. Barack Obama, are innocent men, women, and young children in Iraq still experiencing his predecessor’s “Fourth Reich” as we Americans pretend that nothing is amiss? Under the Third Reich, did not Schindler’s List save some Jews from persecution and death camps? Are any Americans now trying to save Muslims from our unjustified invasion, persecution, black prisons, and death camps? In the context of our nation’s international politics, VICE’s textbook explores this crucial ethical issue so that we might repent and relent. With well over one million convicted felons in our communities, VICE affords both men and women a second chance to lead more virtuous and productive lives via an income opportunity in our book club’s Not Guilty Program. After all, have not all of us made “moral mistakes”? For example, Moses and David were murderers; were they not? Yet, what better illustration or prototype of victory in Christ can one find than Victor Hugo’s Jean Valjean? College students and other members of VICE who have spent at least 90 days in a juvenile facility or in foster care also are eligible for this same $200.00 discount for Independent Agents distributing and discussing books with their customers. This is an amazing tribute http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKsxotI-8fI to the resilience of a foster child. As part of The Resistance during World War II, was Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s martyrdom honorable or in vain? If “We the People of the United States” cower rather than holding Big Brother accountable for his savagery and international crimes against humanity, then we will have no one to blame but ourselves when his domestic policies and pogroms vaporize us! Capish? Studying begets knowledge. Knowledge begets understanding. Understanding begets wisdom. Wisdom begets the courage to unplug from the matrix. IF you unplug from the matrix, then you can bend the spoon. IF you bend the spoon, then you can change the world for the good of mankind.
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Why Touch a Hot Stove?
Proverbial wisdom in the United States suggests that “We the People” not discuss politics and religion. Antithetically, VICE’s textbook [www.victoryNchrist.net] candidly discusses both without beating anyone up with a fifty-pound Bible. In the textbook, VICE speculated that even if the entire Bible consisted of just ten words, “Thou shalt not place thy hand upon a hot stove,” still millions of teenagers would burn their hands just to prove it’s their prerogative to do so! While the Scriptures are the moral compass or substrate for all of VICE’s discussions, one’s sexuality and morality are personal decisions. Lamentably, public schools in the United States no longer offer teenagers ethical courses in Philosophy, Religion, Christianity, The New Testament, Great Men in the Bible, etc., to impact these crucial personal decisions. Apparently, “In God We Trust” has become a mere creed on the money upon which it is printed. Yet, do not politics, religion, and sexuality form the moral bedrock of any culture or society? With well over one million convicted felons in our communities, VICE provides both men and women a second chance to lead more virtuous and productive lives and an income opportunity in our book club’s Not Guilty Program. Afterall, have not all of us made “moral mistakes”? For example, Moses and King David were murderers; were they not? Yet, what better prototype of victory in Christ can one find than Victor Hugo’s Jean Valjean? College students and other members of VICE who have spent at least 90 days in a juvenile facility or in foster care also are eligible for this same $200.00 discount for Independent Agents distributing and discussing books with their customers. This is an amazing tribute http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKsxotI-8fI to the resilience of a foster child. Whereas not all Americans embrace Christianity, it is important for Buddhists, Muslims, and Jews, etc., to examine VICE’s pedagogy via the moral compass of the Tripitaka, Koran, and the Torah respectively. Therefore, Victory In Christ Ensemble does not expect a monolithic interpretation of this course in sex education. Instead, VICE strongly encourages Buddhist, Christian, Jewish, and Muslim teenagers and young adults to study the Scriptures and to admonish one another about the glaringly self-evident vices inherent to touching hot stoves. Inconsequential to whether you venture off to college, the military, etc., your core values and morals will be tested once you graduate from high school and leave home! Without shaming or condemning teenagers, VICE sagaciously teaches them how to bend the spoon in order to avoid costly “sexual mistakes”. Thus, VICE’s unique textbook proffers a candid look at both sexual virtues and sexual vices in order for enlightened youths to resist touching hot stoves unawares. In so doing, you increase the probability of your having a blessed marriage and a blessed family when you genuinely want to become a Mom or a Dad. Isn’t your virtue precious enough to save for that special soul mate or do you prefer risking the vices inveterately associated with baby’s momma drama? A final admonition: stay out of Hell’s kitchen unless you want to get burned…I hope to hear from you soon!
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Gender Is a Moral Issue
“Gender Is A Moral Issue” is one of the chapters in VICE’s textbook. Perhaps, such a hypothesis seems odd to many high school and college students. After all, “trading places” seems to be the plat du jour for many coeds seeking the excitement of something different in their relationships. Yet, this textbook intimates that virtuous men are far more courageous and capable than women in maintaining God’s irreproachable moral standards within the family and within society at large. I also introduced the term, “psychological penis complex“, to describe a paradigm shift favoring the usurpation of masculinity and male authority via the Feminist Movement. Repeatedly, the Scriptures demonstrate how Satan’s agenda often exploits enmity between the woman’s seed and the will of God. Yet, do the mandates of God discriminate against women or do they ameliorate godly men’s propinquity to Abba Father? Explain. Without any existential debate, VICE challenges our members to explore whether or not Feminism already has become deleterious to family values. For example, is there a correlation between Americana promoting gender equality and sex-reassignment surgery? According to www.sexchangeregret.com some transgendered individuals not only experienced post-operative regrets, but nearly 41% of them attempted suicide. Gender, indeed, is a moral issue. IF you are familiar with the Scriptures, then you already are cognizant that gender plays an important role in Biblical mandates circumscribing Godly order. The Glossary in VICE’s textbook proffers America’s Youths more than forty Biblical references wherein GOD deals with gender and sexuality. Similarly, the Torah, Koran, and Tripitaka ascribe specific natural roles only to men and others only to women. Despite this Age of Feminism, how does one objectively conclude equality vis-a-vis the undeniable physical and emotional differences between male and female? Ergo, has the United States Supreme Court vacated God’s Commandments in order to redefine family, marriage, unisex, perversion and other gender issues? As “political correctness” continues to push the moral envelope, VICE believes that America’s Youths will continue to flounder in the context of self-esteem, moral rectitude, and sexual identity. With well over one million convicted felons in our communities, VICE affords both men and women a second chance to lead more virtuous and productive lives via our book club’s Not Guilty Program. After all, have not all of us made “moral mistakes”? For example, Moses and King David were murderers; were they not? Yet, what better prototype or illustration of victory in Christ can one find than Victor Hugo’s Jean Valjean? College students and other members of VICE who have spent at least 90 days in a juvenile facility or in foster care also are eligible for this same $200.00 discount for Independent Agents distributing and discussing books with their customers.
This is an amazing tribute to the resilience of a foster child. If ever you read the entire Bible, then you will see how Adam, Eve, and other Biblical characters paid a heavy price for disobeying God. For example, did God bless or punish Sodom and Gomorrah? As a nation, will God bless the United States or punish Her if we fearlessly condone politically correct immorality? In a nation wherein “In God We Trust” has become a mere creed on the money upon which it is printed, VICE challenges high school and college students to read the entire Bible at least once, if not several times afresh. Without doing so, you may never know what GOD has to say about our nation’s politically correct ideology. VICE’s workshops, IQ Exams, Essay Questions, Sex Survey, etc., would much rather inform teenagers about forbidden fruits that are “pleasant to the eye” before you partake of them. Unfortunately, many GLBT youths yield to Satan’s temptations because public “education” today in the United States is bereft of formerly classic courses in philosophy, religion, ethics, morality, and Christianity.
To illustrate the connection between Satan and sodomy, take just ten minutes to view this enlightening video on YouTube. As you study to become pastors, professors, pharmacists, physicians, etc., also study to become servants of God. Otherwise, you may remain spiritually blind regarding the many profound truths about good, evil, gender, sex, etc., contained in VICE’s textbook. Invariably, obeying such a moral compass will protect you from socially acceptable vices that befall many high school students, college students, and other young adults!
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David and Goliath
Most Christians and Jews are familiar with the Biblical story of David and Goliath. According to I Samuel 17, once assembled together at Shochoh, both Saul and the men of Israel greatly feared this Philistine giant. Albeit still a stripling, yet a courageous David killed the Philistine giant and cut off his head. Sometimes overlooked when this story is told, Goliath was not dead when he was stricken in the forehead by David’s stone. Once the giant had fallen to the ground, then David mortally wounded Goliath and decapitated him with the giant’s own sword. The Scriptures describe how Jonathan loved David “as his own soul” after God’s Chosen People were victorious over the Philistines. Jonathan’s father, on the other hand, repeatedly tried amiss to destroy this gallant man-child Samuel had anointed. Apparently, King Saul feared David because he realized that the God of Abraham’s favor had departed from himself. Despite his father’s desire to kill David, Jonathan protected David from Saul’s contemptuous duplicity. Throughout the Bible, God’s “chosen men” have dealt with similar adversaries or “enemy agents” as Morpheus so described them in the Matrix. Indeed, Biblical prophets were beaten, stoned, beheaded, and crucified as they fulfilled God’s purpose in their lives. Paradoxically, female pastors, bishops, and other feminists are among Satan’s most efficacious weapons of mass destruction of God’s Chain of Command. Did God command the stronger or the weaker vessel to be the head and not the tail? For example, David, a man after God’s heart, boldly said to Goliath, “And all this assembly shall know that the Lord saveth not with sword and spear; for the battle is the Lord’s and He will give you into our hands.” Women and lesser men might have offered Goliath a barbecue sandwich and some brownies and said, “Mr. Giant, I brought you this for lunch; so please don’t hurt me.” Ergo, VICE’s exposé of politics, religion, and sexuality proffers members Scriptures affirming that men and women are not equally equipped to wage battle with Goliath. Unwed mothers, candidly look at your children via spiritual sight, especially your sons floundering in the wilderness without intimacy with their fathers. Unless they are spiritually enlightened, single mothers seldom will see how to rectify their sons’ unfulfilled need to successfully connect with and compete against their fathers. In the context of being the head of household, i.e., protecting and providing for the nuclear family, gender is a moral issue. By nature, women are not warriors who yearn to prove their “womanhood” by slaying lions, confronting dragons, or decapitating giants. Sisters, when was the last time you changed a flat tire at midnight for a neighbor or a stranger? When was the last time you carried an injured man on your back for eighty yards to reach safety? Euphemistically, are bicycles and motorcycles equal? I rest my case. Although the Biblical Goliath is dead, the Prince of Darkness has an inexhaustible supply of ungodly, spiritual giants still seeking to destroy the man-child and God’s people. The Holy Bible proclaims that Jehovah GOD is the same yesterday, today, and forevermore. Ergo, as this perennial struggle between Heaven’s Head Coach and Hell’s Head Coach continues in the United States, apparently we the People neither hear nor fear God. Brethren, despite their size and might, politically correct Goliaths are not invincible if in God we trust. Indeed, Godly men will be blocked, tackled, clipped, and run out of bounds as we press toward the end zone. Still, in what the Bible calls an Age of a Great Falling Away, real Christians must be steadfast, unmovable and ever abounding in the Word, the Work, and the Will of God. With well over one million convicted felons in our communities, VICE provides both men and women a second chance to lead more virtuous and productive lives via an income opportunity in our book club’s Not Guilty Program. After all, have not all of us made “moral mistakes”? For example, Moses and King David were murderers; were they not? Yet, what better prototype or illustration of victory in Christ can one find than Victor Hugo’s Jean Valjean? College students and other members of VICE who have spent at least 90 days in a juvenile facility or in foster care also are eligible for this same $200.00 discount for Independent Agents distributing and discussing books with their customers. This is an amazing tribute http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cKsxotI-8fI to the resilience of a foster child. The spiritual harvest is plentiful; but the laborers are few! Capish? Thus, VICE’s textbook [www.victoryNchrist.net] clearly proffers Christian teenagers and adults a powerful template for standing up for Jesus Christ. In this Age of Feminism, still VICE’s workshops and pedagogy challenge godly men to develop the physical, intellectual, emotional, and spiritual wherewithal necessary to hear from Heaven, to bend the spoon, to slay the giant, to lead your household, and to become your brother’s keeper. Upon perusal of both the Old Testament and the New Testament, God’s Biblical Commandments require that righteous men — not women — lead the family and the Church if we expect His approbation and blessings to accrue upon our lives. Gentlemen, in so doing, you and your helpmate will score a touchdown for Heaven’s Head Coach as you slay Goliath while pressing toward the mark of the prize of the high calling, which is in Christ Jesus!
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