The Increasing Meaningless of Modern American Life PJ Media ^ | 10 June 2018 | John Hawkins Posted on 6/11/2018, 12:25:51 PM by Rummyfan “We live in an empty culture. We have fled from God, from meaning, from purpose, and the suicide epidemic is a direct result. People are wallowing in despair, believing that there is no transcendent truth or beauty to be found in life.” – Matt Walsh “Nothing costs enough here.” – Brave New World n America, we have separated sex from procreation. Increasingly, we’re spiritual, but not religious which means that we separate God from religion. Via social media, we separate friendship from personal contact. Marriage is no longer “til death do us part”—it’s until we get tired of it, get divorced and move on. A man without an education, but who’s willing to work hard can no longer support a family. Of course, it wouldn’t matter if he did since the government will just step in and take care of it if he doesn’t. Increasingly, work comes from large corporations where the employee is little more than a cog in someone else’s wheel. What that means is many Americans live lives devoid of meaning. They don’t take pride in their work. They’re not very concerned with pleasing or living up to the standards God has set. Fewer and fewer of us are married and having kids, but of those who do, that marriage isn’t as permanent as it used to be. We may be constantly in contact with others online, but we see less of each other in person than ever before. (Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com …

The Increasing Meaningless of Modern American Life
PJ Media ^ | 10 June 2018 | John Hawkins 

Posted on 6/11/2018, 12:25:51 PM by Rummyfan

“We live in an empty culture. We have fled from God, from meaning, from purpose, and the suicide epidemic is a direct result. People are wallowing in despair, believing that there is no transcendent truth or beauty to be found in life.” – Matt Walsh

“Nothing costs enough here.” – Brave New World

n America, we have separated sex from procreation. Increasingly, we’re spiritual, but not religious which means that we separate God from religion. Via social media, we separate friendship from personal contact. Marriage is no longer “til death do us part”—it’s until we get tired of it, get divorced and move on. A man without an education, but who’s willing to work hard can no longer support a family. Of course, it wouldn’t matter if he did since the government will just step in and take care of it if he doesn’t. Increasingly, work comes from large corporations where the employee is little more than a cog in someone else’s wheel.

What that means is many Americans live lives devoid of meaning. They don’t take pride in their work. They’re not very concerned with pleasing or living up to the standards God has set. Fewer and fewer of us are married and having kids, but of those who do, that marriage isn’t as permanent as it used to be. We may be constantly in contact with others online, but we see less of each other in person than ever before.

(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com …

n America, we have separated sex from procreation. Increasingly, we’re spiritual, but not religious which means that we separate God from religion. Via social media, we separate friendship from personal contact. Marriage is no longer “til death do us part”—it’s until we get tired of it, get divorced and move on. A man without an education, but who’s willing to work hard can no longer support a family. Of course, it wouldn’t matter if he did since the government will just step in and take care of it if he doesn’t. Increasingly, work comes from large corporations where the employee is little more than a cog in someone else’s wheel.

What that means is many Americans live lives devoid of meaning. They don’t take pride in their work. They’re not very concerned with pleasing or living up to the standards God has set. Fewer and fewer of us are married and having kids, but of those who do, that marriage isn’t as permanent as it used to be. We may be constantly in contact with others online, but we see less of each other in person than ever before.

(Excerpt) Read more at pjmedia.com …

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