12 Dec '11, 1am

Has the GOP Become a Cult? | Care2 Causes

Yes, they certainly have become a cult. Their embrace of fundamentalist religious issues, especially Old Testament legalistic morality rather than New Testament compassion and charity, is pushed by religious power brokers such as the American Council of Catholic Bishops, making the Republican party a true cult. God's law supercedes mans law. This ties in with Corporate control of the party. The GOP wants to become very rich proponents of Gods law. Speaking strictly concerning spiritual values, the Old Testament (OT) is a different religion than the New Testament (NT). OT values are highly masculine, warrior values that elevated the Chosen over pagans. OT stories are all about conflict and fighting against pagans, oppression, etc. NT stories are letters and teachings promoting compassion, turning the other cheek, etc. The GOP has chosen to embrace OT laws and dogmas, while ...

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