I thought I would get your opinions before I write a blog article on this topic.

With a new election looming, if Obama wins again, do you think the republican party will start considering the inevitability, where by representing themselves with religious extremists, it will make them unelectable for the presidential office.

Perhaps I'm jumping the gun, but I could see this happening within a generation. They have already found that the majority of younger voters do not vote with the religious zeal of their counterparts, the republican party has already started to fight; blocking online voting systems because they feel it will result in too many younger, educated voters. And the Christian right has admitted that people are becoming less influenced by church doctrine.

Any thoughts?

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Fine. You are a worldly genius. You win. Good luck.

I have to agree with you 100% on that one.

Look up Cultural Revivalism.  When cultural behavior no longer makes sense there is a big Revival by trying to return to the past.  It was first seen when Regan got elected.  The myth that this is the greatest country ever and things like christianity, marriage, and returning to the constitution will bring us back to the glory we once had.  History is loaded with examples of this cutural failure and attempt to get a different result with the same old ideas.  As science and technology shows us that the was no garden of eden or a 40 cubit boat that save all the animals from the a world wide flood, the reasons why we do what we do and believe what we believe start to fall apart which generate a lot of fear, then anger then displace aggression.  So my theory is that we are seeing the beginning of the colapse of all of religion on earth.  The problem is if the religious fanatics don't kill everyone who don't think like them and we survive as nontheist, it will take a couple of hundred years to completely fall apart and everyone to figure out a cultural alternative to theism.  I guess the short answer is that I don't see it happing in a generation.  The use to teach accepting change in a cooporate culture and you can't imagine the aggression that I witnessed from the managers.  People don't like change and they will believe anybody who say you don't really have to change if you give me the power to stop change. "Read my lips, No new Taxes"  The people who are profiting from culture failure like gun manufactures, oil companies, or Televangelist will spend every penny to lobby against change.  Christians are less influenced by church doctrine because the never bother to read what the doctrine is.  It is easier to watch the movie.  That is how I wrote my senior high book report on Old Man and the See.  I watched the movie with Spencer Tracy.  Now you know just how old I am.  Think about the movies like the Greatest Story Ever Told, Ben Hur, Spartugus, the Passion, Christmas Carol, Its a Wonderful Life, etc.  This is chistians get there ideology in the past, now they get precise analysis  and justification from Fox news. 

whataya mean if... he's got the Bin Laden trophy which he does not even have to use... he.. I mean. face it. we. we the people. not we the god fearers nah mean?!

 

It all goes back to education.

E D U C A T I O N
stop lying; don't let folks fall for the spin bs pumped all day n night on radio/tv etc.
priorities have to change... no matter how hard or boring it gets. this can go on for a while..
I'd say check out the latest sick of it all LP; remakes wow great stuff; just noticed on itunes
peace

'values' voters... ha. .. 'liberal arts' voters now that's something to behold.
e d u c a t i o n.

hats off to all those that put free skateparks in s.florida

hats off to all that never back down; hats off and three cheers to those that care to read and understand why some folks around the globe get exploited and turn on their; eat their own...

 

peace

I'm ok with that.

In all honesty, I feel kind of sorry for Jim, he's a bitter person, who I'm guessing that despite claiming to have left religion behind, still does not have the courage to reboot his beliefs depending on them.

See. I told you. You really are a mind reader. Now you can think for me too. Next I'll be sent to re-education camps your side likes so much.

Here is a rare political blog I did.  Maybe this will bring everyone together....

 

http://www.freethoughtblog.net/2011/10/party-for-everyone.html

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