Discipline and Responsibility by Robert Socha
Freedom is dangerous.
It allows us to choose between life and death, work and sloth, virtue and vice, honor and disgrace, and moral and immoral. With freedom comes responsibility, and history has repeatedly shown most are loathe to bear the burden. For example, the simple ability to choose which door to go through bears the consequence of that decision; good or ill.
Sam Adams famously said, “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious People. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”
Discipline and responsibility are necessary for freedom to endure. We must return to a culture of time-honored piety in the Judeo-Christian tradition. The best way I know how to do this is to follow Christ, belief in His Name, have Faith in His Name, and know Him, the power of His resurrection, and the fellowship of His sufferings. Unfortunately, the conversation rarely attains this pinnacle.
George Washington closed his Presidency with this encouragement: “Of all the dispositions and habits which lead to political prosperity; religion and morality are indispensable supports.”
We all worship something, even if that something is nothing. Suffering and pain have meaning that will ultimately be justified, even if we do not see it in our lifetime. Pure religion puts Christ at the head where we strive to enter His rest. We listen to the Spirit of Holiness and try to do what He says, which will never contradict the Scripture. And we have Faith displayed in our works.
Morality is under a demonic assault and propagated by the Davos horde virtue signaling through wealth their desire to “help.” Their ultimate goal is to breed confusion and dependence so they can rule roughshod over the masses and have a perpetual servant class.
It is immoral to tax the people to fund philanthropic ventures. It is not and should never be the government’s responsibility to feed or house anyone. If there are the poor and destitute, the Church should rise up in its natural role to remember the poor, the very thing Paul was eager to do.
It is immoral to allow permanent camping on public lands. The idea that people must sleep somewhere, so we must let them sleep anywhere, is a terrible bastardization of the law. The government’s responsibility is to keep the peace and provide safety and security. Unfortunately, it has morphed into a behemoth whose tail moves so swiftly it crushes dissent, but that does not overrule its role, and the chains implemented to keep it in check. The continual lack of enforcement of laws written for public safety is a prelude to vigilantism. And when that happens, good men will be tried as criminals because they attempted to do what the law failed to enforce. (This has already started.)
It is immoral to allow a mental delusion to run amuck and unchecked. Bowing to the pressure of a community clamoring for relevance and unchecked power since the ’60s has degenerated into hedonistic debauchery that is never satisfied. X and Y, Male and Female, husband and wife, PERIOD! One day, a man pretending to be a woman will violate someone’s daughter, and her insatiable father will take the law into his own hands for retribution. Then he will be classified as a criminal, and a greater crime will have been committed.
True religion and morality will call a spade a spade and not shrink back in the face of indoctrination, intimidation, or even the loss of all things dear. It will stand for Truth, the same Truth that has me typing black print on a white page. Indisputable proclamations that may fly in the face of commonly held beliefs:
Green energy is a lie; wind and solar are not the environmentally friendly alternative they are touted to be. Battery-operated cars are not the answer to humans excreting less pollution. Guns in the hands of law-abiding citizens are a net positive. A man who chooses to marry should marry one woman for life and fight for that relationship tooth and nail. Schooling should focus on reading, writing, arithmetic, virtue, and wisdom, as taught by the sages throughout history. Nations should have secure borders. Pharmaceuticals do not cure anything. Jesus (Yeshua) is Lord of All; therefore, we have great responsibility to make good choices.
About the Author
Robert Socha, BIO Robert Socha (so-ha), was born in southern California. He served 5 years 3 months active duty in the United States Air Force; honorably. After his service he took an Associate’s Degree in Practical Theology, where, through his studies, developed a deep love of God and Country and sincere appreciation of the value of Liberty. Robert and his beloved wife of 21-plus years are raising 4 beautiful Texan children. They moved to Hillsdale, Michigan, in 2013, to put their children in Hillsdale Academy. Robert is a sales professional. He and his wife consider Michigan a hidden gem, and absolutely love this city and state (current political environment notwithstanding) they’ve adopted.