Neil Degrasse Tyson is not only one of the new darlings of the mainstream progressive media, he is basically the new Carl Sagan. I can say that because he was the presenter of the updated version of Sagan's 1980 television series "Cosmos" which become one of the most watched science documentaries of the 20th century and set the standard for other shows like it to follow, including the recent follow-up. A second Cosmos series with Tyson is currently in the pipeline.
With the Parkland, Fla. school shooting added to the list of many other school shootings, Tyson decided to present his remedy on his Twitter feed to help the human race heal and better themselves. He says: "Evidence collected over many years, obtained from many locations, indicates that the power of Prayer is insufficient to stop bullets from killing school children."
Harvard psychologist and outspoken humanist Stephen Pinker chimed in on MSNBC's "Hugh Hewitt": "What was the benevolent shepherd doing while the teenager was massacring his classmates? If you're counting on God to make the world a better place you are probably going to make the world a worse place because he is not listening and we saw that yesterday."
He's not alone. The Freedom From Religion Foundation likes to remind those who pray daily that "Nothing Fails Like Prayer." While certain elements of the so-called enlightenment coupled with scientific advances might have debunked certain superstitions, they moved us away from God's law and embraced evil ideals.
I am sure that most if not all Big A Atheists (as KOA Newsradio's Mandy Connell like to call them) embrace and admire the ideals and philosophies of Charles Darwin. Darwin's ideals of natural selection and evolution were taken to heart by several different men over the years.
Jeffrey Dahmer in an interview with NBC News (hat tip to Kevin Swanson's Generations podcast on February 19, 2018) said that he believed in Darwinian evolution and that led him become a serial killer and sex offender. He received a life sentence but along the way he renounced his belief in Darwin and embraced creationism. Dahmer would be murder by another prisoner in Nov. 1994.
Adolf Hitler's vision of a new Germany only came on the world stage not only because of the ideals of Darwin but also the ideals Friedrich Nietzsche. Nietzsche believed that those who are stronger in the world must attack, conquer and eventually murder those who are weaker than they are. Did you know that Nietzsche admitted that his ideals came from Lucifer himself? He actually said it!
Nietzsche's 'might makes right' view coupled with Darwin's "survival of the fittest" proved to be a toxic cocktail for the human race. Eric Harris drank this toxin via his education in the public education system. You can't say that Harris was looking for a way out to have a "smoke" in the boy's room. He listened to the "teacher rap" and took it to its final conclusion. Many at Columbine High School in Denver, Colorado would pay the price with their lives including Cassie Bernall who was immortalized by many evangelical Christians and the Michael W. Smith song "This Is Your Time." Just another consequence of forbidding the existence of God in the public-school classroom in the name of "separation of church and state."
It should be noted that even the best Christian schools are not immune from these worldly doctrines of Darwin and Nietzsche. While homeschool, Christian worldview advocate, and pastor Kevin Swanson was homeschooled most of his life; his only year in a Christian school, he had to encounter and deal with those who bullied to gain power and control over others. Not exactly what Jesus taught nor Christian overall, but it is there. Even in the best of Christian environments. Let us not forget that FFRF is a front for pro baby murder feminism and is proud of calling abortion a "blessing." Its co-founder the late Anne Nicol Gaylor was known to bully those who would disagree with her on that statement.
So, you can't pray and the act is a failure. You can't honor God for they say he does not exist. But hey we teach survival of the fittest and natural selection and the fact that your mother could have murdered you in the womb. To quote a lyric line from the trash metal band Exodus (not a Christian band by any stretch) from one of their signature songs 'Fabulous Disaster;' "What kind of life do you expect for us to live?" We act so surprised when another school shooting happens or a would-be tyrant tries to play God, and yet these humanists want us to be good and try to better ourselves without God's help. Either they are true fools, or they know God exists and try to push him aside in order to justify their worldly desires of their fallen and evil hearts and weasel out of any accountability for the error of their actions.
Harris and Dahmer were men with little to no power and it did not end well for either of them. The masterminds like Tyson and Pinker who have money and are well off are in high places, can seek to use their leverage to empower people and advance causes that fit with their visions of what they think will be a better world. Trouble is, it will likely lead to another tyrant who demands that the human race renounce God and put their faith in this carnal tyrant. I really believe that these rebels against God are doing what Lucifer did himself all those years ago. Try to be like the most high...and they don't care who gets hurt as long as they are not directly involved. That is why they want to tell us that the only thing out there is just the Cosmos and only the Cosmos. God would call them fools.