Harry Hutchison’s Definition of Ideology
“An ideology is a worldview. Theologian Joseph Bots suggests that we all have a worldview. However, we should keep in mind that our worldview will be drawn toward the gospel’s light or a Luciferian imagination. If you look at the world of ideology, which is tied to critical race theory, you will find that the ideas of Carl Marx are embedded in this ideology. When he was 18 years old, he wrote a poem entitled The Pale Maiden. He said, “My soul was once chosen for heaven, but it is now chosen for hell.” He sought to essentially destroy every living thing and recreate the world based on his imagination. So when I talk about ideology, essentially, it’s an alternative to the gospel of Jesus Christ.”
How Harry Hutchison Defines Nihilism
“Both a postmodern and critical theory perspective are grounded in the notion that we are already dead. Theodore Adorno, a German philosopher, suggested that revolutionary movements are signs of life. He then concludes that every ideology leads to death. Theologian Connor Sweeney argues that modern nihilism is now incorporated into modern liberalism and modern liberalism, which ultimately leads to death.”
What Has Led to The Requiem in Our World?
“It’s not new. These patterns have been nested in universities over the last 40 to 50 years with a generation of academics. They are teaching our children, and revolution critical race theory is now on the tongue of virtually every educated person. It has invaded corporations, churches, universities, and the United States government. The Biden administration is committed to critical race theory, and they have referenced the abolitionist teaching network, which is working on eliminating the spirit murder of African American children.”
What is The Average American Hearing, and Why Are They Choosing To Believe It?
“They believe it because the critical theorists have done a fantastic job of focusing on victims and victimology. I would argue that critical race theory has borrowed its focus on victims and concern for victims from Christianity. We can collapse critical race theory into a religious sense, and critical race theorists are neopagan puritans. They are looking for perfection in human life.
They are mainstreaming this in our churches and colleges. All of these ideas have now been exposed to our children. Yet, the mainstream media denies that critical race theory is being taught in our schools. The election in Virginia in 2021 proved that parents are beginning to get engaged. They need to be even more engaged, whether Christian or not. You need to get engaged if you believe in truth and reality.”
Harry Hutchison’s Explanation of The Bias and Development Narratives
“When I looked at the policies enacted by the Democrats through the lens of economics, it opened my eyes. So I took that data and asked which party strongly supported minimum wage regimes in the United States. It turns out it was the Democrat party, and the economic evidence is crystal clear. They exclude African Americans from the workforce because they are often undereducated and under-skilled.
I’ve written 50 law review articles, many of them utilizing law and economics, and those articles demonstrate, beyond question, that the Democrats have engaged in a conspiracy to exclude African Americans from employment. There’s a difference between the ‘Bias Narrative,’ which says that race explains everything, and the ‘Development Narrative,’ which focuses on cultural characteristics and family structure. The best thing my parents did for me was to create a healthy family structure. If you look at the data in the United States, people who come from healthy families succeed in the United States.
Critical race theorists focus on race as the only factor. Critical race theory is not a revolution designed to benefit the poor and the disadvantaged. Instead, it’s a counter-revolution of elites. Critical race theorists reject objective evidence; they assert discrimination but won’t look at the data. It isn’t easy to have a rational conversation with them because their mind is not open. Instead, they focus on feelings of injustice or resentment with respect to the past.”
How Do You Recover From an Entitlement-Based Culture?
“People need to look at history. From 1890 to 1950, African American families were strong in the United States, and the welfare system was very limited. Then, between 1940 and 1960, the black poverty rate fell by 40%, and their median household income doubled. That was well before the onset of affirmative action from the 1965 Civil Rights Act.
Since the 1965 Civil Rights Act passage, the level of economic advancement within the African American community has slowed. Many individuals have taken advantage of the system. They have become dependents, thereby robbing themselves of agency, meaning they cannot determine their future. Progressives are among the most racist individuals in America because their policies are poisonous. They’re toxic for African Americans, and they’re toxic for the entire country.”
Harry Hutchison’s Explanation of Ritual in Critical Race Theory
“Social justice warriors engage in quasi-religious rituals as they endlessly recite the names of victims of injustice. They raise their fists to the heavens in solidarity with strangers and snub objective evidence. This is simply emulating a West African pagan ceremony wherein you pour water on the ground allowing the dead to resurrect themselves and enact their justice. Churches, universities, and other individuals throughout America have relentlessly demanded justice. Because we live in an age called the Requiem for Reality, people flee the evidence and prefer feelings of injustice. That is enough for them.”
Harry Hutchison’s Encouragement for Sober-Minded Thinking
“I would start with Anthony Esolen’s book, No Apologies: Why Civilization Depends on The Strength of Men. Christian parents have to begin to speak the truth with courage. They can’t simply shy away from conflict and focus on tolerance and inclusion.
We must encourage the church to return to biblical truth and move away from a seeker-sensitive model focused on inclusion. No person in human history was more judgmental at the end of the day than Jesus. I encourage Christians to look critically at their leaders. We live in a culture where self-worship is now America’s fastest-growing religion. One of the things we have to do is center our lives on truth. We will find civilizational disaster awaits us if we don’t do that.”
About Harry Hutchison
Harry G. Hutchison, a native of Michigan, holds a J. D. from the Wayne State University School of Law, an MBA from the University of Michigan, and a Diploma in Theology and Postmodernism from Oxford University. Additionally, he holds two degrees in Economics and a Postgraduate Certificate in British and European Labor Law. For more than a decade, he has served as a Law Professor at the George Mason University School of Law. In addition, he has served as a member of the Michigan Civil Rights Commission, a Visiting Fellow at Harris Manchester College, University of Oxford, a Professor of Law at Wayne State University Law School, and a Visiting Professor at the University of San Diego.
His research interests include the rise of the new authoritarians and rising income inequality, the exclusionary consequences of Progressivism, the elevation of junk science by Climate Change Warriors, and religious liberty in a secular society. Currently, he serves as a Founding Fellow of the M. G. Robertson Global Centre for Law & Public Policy, a Distinguished Professor of Law at Regent School of Law, and the Director of Policy and Senior Counsel for a nonprofit law firm specializing in constitutional law. In addition, he frequently provides commentary on a national radio program.
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