End of Democracy in the West
Democracy and Christianity
As a conservative (Protestant) Christian, the more reading I do in
conservative sources, the more I would suggest that democracy
has come to an end in the West (for these purposes, Western
Europe, USA/Canada and Australia/New Zealand).
In this page I will look at the connection between democracy and
Christianity, and how the 'Christianophobia' in the contemporary
West will mean the end of democracy in these countries.
It should be pointed out that to some extent, "democracy follows Christianity", and this could have some interesting
geopolitical consequences as the West turns it's back on Christianity
while other countries (currently non-democratic) transition to
democracy in the future, through the growth of Christianity.
would suggest that the terms "left-wing" and "right-wing"
could be replaced with "socialism" and "democracy". The definition
of 'socialism' can include
Communism, Marxism, other authoritarian
governments, as well as Islam(ism).
Note that Socialism governments all
have a hatred of Christianity
and Judaism in common; whereas Western
would not have come about had
it not been for Christianity
(something mostly forgotten these
days). Think of Article I from the Magna
Carta, for example.
if it wasn't
for Christianity, consider that the land we now call
would likely be under Islamic or perhaps Chinese
Another thing to think about is the origin of the
terms 'left-wing' and 'right-wing'. Traditionally,
these date to the French Revolution, although I
can't help but wonder if the verses from Matthew
25:31-46 and Ecclesiastes 10:2 have some influence
A useful comparison here is between the American
(1776) and French (1789) Revolutions.
The American Revolution was based on setting up a
democratic government on Judeo-Christian values;
while the French Revolution was socialist and
atheist in background, with the resulting blood
I'll add more comments here as I have the time.
John Cleverdon - 2018-2019