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The College Quandary: Why Is It That  Academics and Intellects Tend To Be Liberal?

Recently, I had a conversation with a friend of mine regarding widespread Liberalism among those most educated–Academics and Intellects, many might call them.  “Why is it that those most schooled can’t see the forest through the trees?” he remarked.  I understand the confusion.  Let’s face it, the Liberal landscape has resulted in a very rocky road for our nation, filled with financial strain and a multitude of divide.

His question forced me to reflect upon my favorite of biblical books, namely The Lost Gospel Of Thomas, and specifically, one particular entry – Jesus said: The Pharisees and the scribes have received the keys to the kingdom; they have hidden them. They did not go in, and those who wanted to go in, they did not allow. But you be ye wise as serpents and innocent as doves.  Our college campuses today in a nutshell.

But what does that all mean?  And how does that equate to Liberalism and the original question?  I will tell you.

The Pharisees and the Scribes of yester-year aren’t any different than the Academics and Intellects of today.  Historically and wrongly fat with self-importance, they promote man and ego over God and faith, then pass these lessons on to hungry minds who revere their teachers as gods for lack of knowing any better.  Enamored by the power and control they see, these students are given the keys to the wrong kingdom–stooges in a ruse that ultimately leads them to lifelong suffering. Jesus said, “He who knows the All but fails to know himself lacks everything.”

Made up of all of these self-important men and women, Liberalism peddles a fallacy…for how else could they live with themselves if they didn’t?  Unlike their Conservative brethren, who are much less concerned with appearances or pecking order other than God’s ranking at the top spot, Liberals need to make sense of the disconnect between what they have been taught and the discontent that they ultimately feel. Hence the overwhelming vitriol, anger, and finger-pointing they partake in.

Jesus said: A man had guests, and when he had prepared the dinner he sent his servant to summon the guests. He came to the first; he said to him: My master summons thee. He said: I have money with some merchants. They are coming to me in the evening. I will go and give them orders. I pray to be excused from the dinner. He went to another; he said to him: My master has summoned thee. He said to him: I have bought a house, and they ask me for a day. I shall not have time. He came to another; he aid to him: My master summons thee. He said to him: My friend is about to be married, and I am to hold a dinner. I shall not be able to come. I pray to be excused from the dinner. He went to another; he said to him: My master summons thee. He said him: I have bought a village; I go to collect the rent. I shall not be able to come. I pray to be excused. The servant came, he said to his master: Those whom thou didst summon to the dinner have excused themselves. The master said to his servant: Go out to the roads. Bring those whom thou shall find, that they may dine. The buyers and the merchants [shall] not [enter] the places of my Father.

Cherishing their titles, their positions, and the grandeur of their lives, the educated Liberals disavow showing up for God when he has placed everything that they need before them.  They’ve learned to be all too self-important to take the time to go-beyond and understand.  The Conservatives, however, show up–seeing life more simply and accurately because they haven’t been educated out of doing so in the college setting.  

Certainly, this doesn’t hold true for everyone, but generally, that’s the cleanest way to explain it.  Liberals have been taught that there is only enough space in the room for one. Then they are taught to choose the wrong one.

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Laura Wellington

Laura J. Wellington is an award-winning media-technology entrepreneur. She founded the popular blog THREAD MB alongside being an author and TED Speaker. Her most recent venture is the ZNEEX app, elevating "vaccine status" in users' online pursuit of friendship and love.

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4 Comments

  1. The simple answer is that they are protected in their academic bubble by unions, tenure, and the (false) sense of security of living in their own little world.
    In essence, they are protectec and supported by layer upon layer of other liberal hacks.

  2. Dr. Raymond Stantz said it best : You’ve never been out of college! You don’t know what it’s like out there! I’ve WORKED in the private sector. They expect *results*.

  3. It’s way simpler and more nefarious. Marxists have always wanted to destroy Christianity, Capitalism, and the family unit. The left has waged a constant war to “Secularize” society and demonize Christianity and organized religion for sixty years. They even invented the dogma of “Separation of Church and State” when, in fact, the first amendment says only “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof”. It says absolutely nothing about the practice of voluntary prayer in government or public facilities which was common practice for most of our history.

    In the sixties and seventies the sexual revolution and “the pill” came along, freeing women from the burden of unwanted pregnancy and usurping some of the need for marriage, traditional family and beginning the decline of our mores. Ditto, the rise of Planned Parenthood and our abortion culture. It took many years but radical Marxist ideology eventually took over our college campuses, inculcating and indoctrinating our youth and further changing our culture. Now we know that the indoctrination reaches all the way down to elementary schools. Anti American and anti Christian sentiment is everywhere; our history is reviled and distorted and historical icons (Christians all) are destroyed. Few people, for example, realize that the founders of BLM are anti-family, anti-Christian, and avowed Marxist.

    Worse, many traditional churches (of all faiths) have abandoned their core beliefs, gone “woke”, perform gay marriages, support BLM, or have otherwise cowered in fear to the outrage mobs. Without the moral compass that is the root of organized religion, we will see our society continue to collapse into a modern day version of Sodom and Gomorrah.

  4. Intellectuals and pseudo-intellectuals are groupie wannabes. They are conditioned to believe that cerebrals tend to flock together and feed off each other. That is simply the way a*sholes operate. They are secure when in each others’ company. They are hypercritical and condescending when outnumbered by meniality.

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