Monday, May 21, 2012

The Assault on Christian Values in the American Public School System

Roman Christian Martyr
John R. Houk
© May 21, 2012

I am on the WND email list. And really, I enjoy being on the WND mailing list. One of the draw backs though are I am bombarded with ads from the WND store. I actually read those ads with interest because I am tempted to buy stuff. Fear of the budget minded wife keeps me inline and away from buying on a weekly basis.

In saying all that WND sent an interesting ad with a theme I am very interested in. The theme is the effect of Secular Humanist/Marxist thinking invading America’s Public School system to mold young minds away from traditional Christian Moral thought.

The email ad is informative even if you don’t buy anything and because of this I am posting the email almost in its entirety. Here is quick summary list of the sale offer and the topics inherent in the title:

§  'Marxism led Madalyn Murray O'Hair to atheism'


§  My War: The Testimony of Bradlee Dean (DVD)

§  Fish Out of Water (Paperback)

It is hardly surprising that many young Christians find their faith tested upon entering a university. Secular institutions today are rife with professors who are not only unbelievers, but who actively mock religion, all under the guise of "academic freedom."


Below is the email promo with the theme of assault on Christian Values in the American Public School System.

JRH 5/21/12

Marxism led Madalyn Murray O'Hair to atheism

Sent by WND
Sent: Mon 5/21/2012 8:28 AM

William Murray chronicles deeds of 'evil' mother, conversion to Christianity

In 1963, America’s most famous atheist, Madalyn Murray O'Hair, won the landmark lawsuit filed on behalf of her son William, that effectively banned prayer in public schools.

William Murray's classic bestseller,
"My Life Without God," chronicles how he was used as a pawn in the lawsuit and how his mother's bitterness and an embrace of Marxism combined to fuel her atheistic movement.

"It was Marxism that led her to atheism. She had a dysfunctional, argumentative personality and she was unable to hold a job," Murray told WND. "That led her to the unemployment lines and communists and Marxists and Nazis and the KKK and every other weirdo organization and philosophy in the world, they all recruit their people out of the welfare lines."


He also explains how he changed from a much calmer Marxist and atheist than his mother to a Libertarian-type atheist. This shift alienated him from his mother to a great extent and set him on a path of seeking worldly fulfillment. But rather than satisfy him, that course left Murray broke, divorced and begging the mother he loathed to raise his daughter.

"I was able to hold down a job and I didn't like the Marxism or the tax money being taken out of my check, but I kept the atheism with it ... of course, God is not present and all of your goals in life are to have the best booze, the best sex and the best food. And when you live that kind of lifestyle, it's self-destructive."

Murray also explains how he found salvation in Jesus Christ in 1980 and how he can now see the steps leading to that dramatic conversion.

Now the head of the Religious Freedom Coalition, Murray discusses the role his family had on our nation and his work now to defend the freedom of religion from those still seeking to scrub God from the public square.
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Nearly 90 percent of Christian children attend a public school.

Their families have a vested interest in all that happens there.

This film is above all a challenge and an encouragement to millions of Christians, a must see! EVERY parent should watch this video… EVERY church in America should show this shocking documentary to their entire congregation!

A family field trip exposes the shocking truth behind your child's public school. If you're not ready to take a hard look at the true state of public education, you will not want to view this unflinching documentary. But you must!

The film's release this year coincides with a brewing controversy in the early stages of the 2012 presidential campaign, in which several candidates have promised to shrink - if not dismantle - the U.S. Department of Education if elected, a goal touted by Ronald Reagan but abandoned by the Republican Party in recent years.

Last year, Scottish-born filmmaker Colin Gunn loaded his wife and seven children into a yellow school bus and drove across the U.S. During the trip he conducted a series of interviews examining the "damaging effects of a government controlled education monopoly."

"IndoctriNation" explores the humanist philosophical foundation of the modern public school system, its overwhelming success in eradicating the Christian world view from the minds of America's children, and the fact that most parents seem completely oblivious to what is happening to their kids during their many hours spent in the custody of government employees.

"Our documentary exposes a lot of the things that are going on in schools, and we make it clear that it's not just the worst schools that these bad things happen in ... violence, drugs and sexual promiscuity - these things happen in the very best of schools," Gunn explains.

"We have more than a few whistleblowers - teachers from public schools, elementary school principals, students in school - and all these people say what we are arguing: that public schools are not the best place for your kids ... Many well-meaning parents who love their children are seeing them depart from the faith and leave the church, and a large part of that is the result of sending them to the public schools."
Watch the trailer of "IndoctriNation"

Among the interviewees is former public school teacher John Taylor Gatto, who was awarded "Teacher of the Year" in New York City from 1989-1991, and for all of New York State in 1991.

Gatto says that "turning your children over to total strangers and having those strangers work on your child's mind - it's a mad idea."

If you're not afraid to take a hard look at the true state of public education, click here to get your copy of the new documentary, "IndoctriNation."

The question arises: Should this even be legal?

According to Herb Titus, a constitutional lawyer interviewed in the film, "There's a serious question of the constitutionality of government education. Thomas Jefferson, in his statute for religious freedom penned in 1786, said that to tax a man to promote the propagation of opinions with which he disagrees is both sinful and tyrannical ... The government shouldn't be involved in education at all."

Pastor Kevin Swanson says that "the schools are failing. The society is ripping our families apart. Our young men, our young women are aimless, purposeless, they have no vision in life."

And author Samuel Blumenfeld states: "Public schools have become a criminal enterprise."

In a recent interview on the Tom Roten Morning Show (WVHU, West Virginia), Gunn noted that the genesis of the modern public school system in America "wasn't even American. The Prussian model was established in the 1800s, and it was a militaristic, socialist model - and we use that model to this day."

Influences included Sigmund Freud, Karl Marx, and Charles Darwin, with the result that American public education "is a huge mix of terrible ideas."

"Horace Mann, for instance, was a Unitarian. Now that may not seem like a big deal to people but there's a huge difference between a Trinitarian view of the world and a Unitarian view of the world. If Christ is not King and not Lord and not authoritative, then man is, and that's what we see with Unitarianism. It established humanism where man is the measure of his own self, he could define his own future, and the last thing we wanted were those old religious parents with their ideas. So their idea was, get the kids away from their parents, establish this new utopia that was scientific, that was separate from history, that would progress America.

"And if we look where we are today with the socialism, and we see the people in Occupy Wall Street - completely ignorant of the world, completely ignorant of reality, well that's the long-term effect."

Christian parents "might be deceived, or they might be self-deceived, about what is going on in the public schools, and they need to know the information from the insiders. Trust these whistleblowers in our film. They know what goes on. They know that even if you've got a good teacher, it's the teacher in the classroom next door that's coming up to your child in the playground and telling your child 'you can't say this, and you can't say that, and this is the truth about homosexuality.'

"And we know these things go on all the time."
Praise for "IndoctriNation"

"Every Christian parent with a child in a government school should see this [movie] and be forced to confront their unwillingness to do what Scripture requires for the children on loan to them by God. A mass exodus from government schools is the only way to preserve the souls and minds of our children, whether it gets the attention of politicians or not ... and it would." - Cal Thomas, syndicated Columnist and Fox News contributor

"This is the most important issue facing the Body of Christ, an issue that must be addressed and put to rest forever. IndoctriNation is an extremely important movie. Every church in America should show 'IndoctriNation.' Every Christian should show 'IndoctriNation' to their friends." - Ted Baehr, founder of MOVIEGUIDE®

You might also be interested in these DVDs and books about the perils facing America's schoolchildren:

This unique new documentary encompasses the huge spectrum of issues we face in our society today and takes you back to the foundation of our country, to give understanding and clarity of who our Founders were and their true intentions when they established this Judeo-Christian nation.

Watch as "Junkyard Prophet" drummer and filmmaker Bradlee Dean and his crew go into the public school system with the truth, while exposing the lies being thrown on our young, and watch the contention build!
This documentary will give you insight into topics such as:

§  Our Founding Fathers

§  The Constitution

§  What your kids are being taught in public schools

§  The myth of alcoholism

§  Abortion

§  Drug abuse

§  Hollywood and the moral decline of our nation

§  The spiritual heritage and foundation of the United States

§  The lies in the media and much more

§  And last but not least, see the YCRBYCHI crew being kicked out of schools, even being escorted by police, for hitting on the topics above!


It is hardly surprising that many young Christians find their faith tested upon entering a university. Secular institutions today are rife with professors who are not only unbelievers, but who actively mock religion, all under the guise of "academic freedom."

Abby Nye, not so far removed from the experience, is concerned about the influences swimming around Christian students who find themselves in secular colleges and universities. She has written a practical, "how-to" book on navigating the pitfalls.

WND Founder and CEO Joseph Farah says:

"From the perspective of a parent with college-age children, I thank Abby Nye for confronting us so boldly with the reality of what Christian students face in the secular world of academia. Children need to be prepared for this experience -- or they need to avoid it. This book is a needed wakeup call to a nation with its head in the sand about indoctrination, brainwashing and mind control taking place at America's colleges and universities."

Censorship. Enforced political conformity. Hostility to diversity of opinion. Sensitivity training. Though such despotic tactics are usually associated with totalitarian regimes, they increasingly describe life on America's university campuses.

"When we think of going to college, we think of intellectual freedom. We imagine four years of exploring ideas through energetic, ongoing, critical thinking and debate," says filmmaker Evan Coyne Maloney in the stunning new video documentary "Indoctrinate U: Our Education, Their Politics." "But the reality is very far from the ideal. What most of us don't know is that American college students check their First Amendment rights and individual freedom at the door."

Hailed by the New York Sun as one of "America's most promising" documentary filmmakers, Maloney has assembled a scorching indictment of higher education in America today, one sure to make students, parents, trustees, lawmakers and concerned citizens sit up and take notice.

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