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Reader Opinion: We are so unworthy

Once again, Bob Passi has given readers a clear look into the mind of a preening ideologue brimming with contempt for any of us who find his ironclad worldview problematic. He condemns religion and morality with the standard "scare quote" treatme...

Once again, Bob Passi has given readers a clear look into the mind of a preening ideologue brimming with contempt for any of us who find his ironclad worldview problematic. He condemns religion and morality with the standard "scare quote" treatment, designed to eschew argument in favor of sputtering sanctimonious indignation.

(I guess only fully "Passified" religions or moral theories qualify as genuine.)

He's disgusted with capitalism, cars, prisons, our military, any power outside the reach of government, gun ownership, privacy, free speech, and, apparently, folks who aren't "gays, blacks, Muslims, immigrants, foreigners or women."

(He must have had his DFL talking point manual handy. Then again, a well-heeled trooper like Bob has probably had it memorized since the late 1960s. Heck, I can easily believe he had a hand in conceiving a few paragraphs, subsections and footnotes in that pedantic tome.)

Of course, it goes without saying that any of us who don't see what Bob sees, and who aren't just as disgusted with the evil 1 percent spoiling everything for the 99 percent who have Passi's Principles scorched into their hard drive, are simply awful people.

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My favorite passages were those expressing outrage because "the successful are beyond the reach of the law," and how morality and religion are "cavalierly used to justify what would hardly be condoned by any God or any human philosophy or ideology."

I'm sure there are more than 1 percent of us who immediately thought of Hillary Clinton, the IRS scandals, Benghazi, our thoroughly corrupt universities, the big cities rotting under leftist regimes for decades, and, of course - to show proper recognition of human values - those 50 million abortions since 1970, and concluded that Bob needs to work on his methodology for separating wheat from chaff.

Especially when "self-indulgence" is so easily recognizable.

Guy Green

Brainerd

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