As the horrific stories have come to light over the past several weeks of the sexual attacks on woman after woman by Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein, my heart has broken for each one. However, the story that literally brought me to tears was of British actress Sophie Dix. She described how as an aspiring 22-year old actress, she was lured to Weinstein’s hotel room, “I was open and trusting and I had never met a predator; I had never considered a predator.”
After the attack, which did not even include rape, or any sexual act, because she managed to get away, she made several more shocking statements: “You think you go into the film business because you think it is this free-thinking, liberal-minded industry, but actually it could not be more opposite. It is as antiquated, as sexist and rigged as they come.”
Dix continued, “It was massively damaging,” “It’s the single most damaging thing that’s happened in my life.” “I decided if this is what being an actress is like, I don’t want it!”
And then there is actress and filmmaker Asia Argento, who after initially being raped, later admitted to consensual sex, said: “The thing with being a victim is, I feel responsible. If I were a strong woman, I would have kicked him in the balls and run away. But I didn’t. And so, I felt responsible.” In other words, even though she didn’t want sex, she submitted to his pressure.
While I learned many things from these testimonies, what hit me like a ton-of-bricks is the fact that these were all grown women who were assaulted!! Several women described intense emotional pain from a sexual assault that actually happened over 20 years ago!! Yet, I repeat, these were adult women at the time of the assaults--not children!
Of course, my mind immediately went to the Bible, the Word of God! How wise and good is God to have ordained the family, and the man to be the leader(Eph5:22-33); who was given as one of his responsibilities, the protection of his wife and children, and especially little girls! I thought what if…Weinstein had been taught the Word of God, from which proceeds the Judaeo/Christian ethic, that teaches ‘chivalry’,* i.e. men are protectors of women?!?! Or, what if…he were taught adultery and fornication are sins against a holy God(Ex20:14; 1Cor6:18)! Sadly, what this liberal culture now considers to be laws restricting “our fun”, tragically blinds us to the terrible consequences of rejecting the Word of God…which in this case, the consequence was sexual assault!
What’s my point? The glaring hypocrisy of the Weinstein sexual assaults is that while liberalism shouts “Women rights” out one side of their mouth, out of the other side it rejects the very Word of God that provides the necessary internal restraint that perpetrates the evil of the Harvey Weinsteins of life!
Interestingly, sexual perversion is the monster that hides behind the mask of liberalism’s so-called tolerance…their ‘idea’ of freedom…their progressivism! For example, when Sophie Dix said, “You think you go into the film business because you think it is this free-thinking, liberal-minded industry, but actually it could not be more opposite”. Ms Dix did not realize how accurate she was! If you look as far back as ‘1828’, in the 9th, and final point of Webster dictionary’s defining liberalism, it declares: “Licentious; free to excess.”
Dictionary.com defines licentious as: 1.sexually unrestrained; lascivious; libertine; lewd. 2.unrestrained by law or general morality; lawless; immoral. Remember, this is the Dictionary.com definition of liberalism, not the Bible!**
And again remember, this definition dates back to 1828!!!!
Now, let’s be real honest here…do these definitions sound like Harvey Weinstein? ABSOLUTELY! In other words, he was acting out liberal doctrine, i.e. freedom, i.e unrestrained by law; i.e.immorality, i.e.atheism; i.e.relativism---when he assaulted those women!
The Bible declares, “For, brethren, you have been called unto liberty; only use not liberty for an occasion to the flesh…” – Gal5:13 (The flesh is the sin nature in man)
“Act as free men, and do not use your freedom as a covering for evil…” -1Pet2:16!
Liberalism is supposed to mean progressive! In reality, but consistent with liberal RE-definition of words--the truth is exactly opposite! Liberalism literally digresses into the pit!
You know what’s even more haunting?!? One consequence of the tsunami of liberalism overrunning American culture, is the increase of men desiring/attacking children, i.e. little girls(and even little boys)! There is even a contemporary liberal movement to lower the age of consent***! This means sexual predators will be encouraged, even licensed to rape…and then cry, “BUT THEY CONSENTED!” Remember Weinstein!?!? The women who were assaulted by him were afraid to come forward or to speak-out! And even more chilling, were Sophie Dix’s words of naivety: “I had never considered a predator.” If these are true of adult women--how much more of children!?!?!
However, the worst of all; the very depths of hell itself--are the laws allowing men into woman’s bathrooms…AND SHOWERS!!!! A man in a woman’s shower!!! Let me repeat that…a man in a woman’s shower?!!?! Are you kidding me!?!?!
All you liberals, tell me how the new bathroom laws, which you support because it’s your political party position, or you believe it’s part of some human right, will protect women and girls from the Harvey Weinsteins of life?!?!? In reality, these fool-hearty laws will both create new sexual predators, and release them into ‘THEIR’ freedom, i.e.‘THEIR’ licentiousness, i.e.‘THEIR’ liberalism!!!
May the Sovereign God have mercy!!!
*Tragically...an obsolete word?!?!
**Although the Bible agrees (Gal5:18-lasciviousness). The Complete Word Study Dictionary defines lasciviousness from the Greek word: asélgeia; gen. aselgeías, to mean ‘licentious’, brutal. Lasciviousness means license, debauchery, sexual excess, absence of restraint, insatiable desire for pleasure. Mark 7:22, arrogance, insolence referring to words; 2 Cor. 12:21, wantonness, lustfulness, excessive pleasure.
Notice one of the definitions is brutal!!!
***NAMBLA is an acronym for North American Man Boy Love Association.