I left a comment on Tom
Harris MP's blog which I thought I should reproduce
here. Tom, about to turn 45, seems slightly concerned
about approaching middle age but more importantly promises:
"So in 2009 I will try to be a good husband, a
good dad, a good friend and a good MP."
OK, it's a New Year resolution, which is a world away
from a promise and coming from a politician obviously
reduces the value of it even more (especially in the
light of past New Labour performance), but it is a good
sentiment and he may well turn out to be a better judge
on its success or failure than anyone else.
Tom finished his piece by writing: "May God help
us all," to which I responded:
We must stop pretending we can go it alone. We truly
cannot. History proves that when a society becomes reprobate,
the only way is down.
The Almighty has given us the ability to do great things
and we are increasingly doing not so great things. The
liberal/'humanist' agenda will relegate the UK to the
league of corrupt banana republics.
People increasingly think there are no rules. They
think it's OK to rip people off, including the Government
who take our taxes and throw money around like confetti.
I wouldn't mind if it wasn't to wage unnecessary wars
and pay an underclass to remain permanently that way,
estranged from the rest of society by being stuck in
a mindset of failure and dependency.
There seem to be few rules on a swathe of ethical issues.
Our society has practically resigned itself to accept
anyone's behaviour based on their body chemistry, whether
of a sexual or criminal nature.
"Free" contraception and abortions are available for
the former and the diagnosis of a "disorder" and medication
are routinely offered for the latter.
I'm sure things will become very hard/even harder for
a lot of people in 2009, but some will start to remember
that playing the Almighty's way is the only way.
...and I was 45 in the summer. Keeping young at heart
is all the matters. I couldn't give a monkey's about
my cholesterol level; I don't care if my demise is attributed
to a surfeit of cake - and I won't be trying to sue
Sadly, we live in a blame culture because of the systematic
neglect of encouraging responsibility. It produces a
weak, feeble-minded people - just what the ones at the
top of the pyramid require. The rest of us, politicians
included, just cannot continue to operate this way.
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