The View From 1776
Friday, June 07, 2013
End Justifies The Means?
Liberals’ secular (anti-religious) philosophy of pragmatism leads the main-stream leftist media to whitewash Obama’s depredations. Since the 1920s, liberal-progressivists have countenanced almost any degree of savagery (e.g., murder of tens of millions of Russians by Lenin and Stalin) with cold-blooded flippancy: “You can’t make an omelette without breaking some eggs.”
As I wrote in another post, secular liberal-progressives, having abandoned the nation’s historical Judeo-Christian ethics and opted for John Dewey’s atheistic, self-centered philosophy of pragmatism, are just doing as Dewey taught. They believe that lying, cheating, or malfeasance of any sort are justified as the means to attain their glorious goal: a fully socialized society in which everyone is equally poor and only the gospel of Karl Marx (or the Koran) can be freely expressed without government retribution.
Peter Wehner on the Commentary website agrees: