Why do the ones who protest so much and point out wrongs, are so often with evil

Jump to Last Post 1-3 of 3 discussions (5 posts)
  1. whonunuwho profile image78
    whonunuwhoposted 5 years ago

    Why do the ones who protest so much and point out wrongs, are so often with evil intentions?

    Do you think that people who seem to pounce upon social upheavals of the broadcasts in recent news, are undermining and perhaps have an agenda, not favorable to humanity, itself?

    https://usercontent2.hubstatic.com/7143743_f260.jpg

  2. SidKemp profile image92
    SidKempposted 5 years ago

    I think that there are many reasons. In my view, probably the most common reason is projection. People who point at others, often, have not looked at themselves. Either they don't know how, or they are afraid to. To use Jesus' image, they have not yet removed the log from their own eye, and are all too willing to point out the dust mote in someone else's. They are willing to confess the sins of others, or even rage against them, but perhaps unwilling and unable to see their own limitations without fear or shame.

    I think it is more often this unconscious projection, and less often a specific agenda, that creates such criticism. But some people do have such agendas, and are either consciously or unconsciously manipulative. In addition, anyone who does not know himself well can be manipulated by others who do have hostile agendas.

    Let us all become more self-aware, seeking to grow and heal, and less concerned about the mistakes of others.

    1. whonunuwho profile image78
      whonunuwhoposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Thanks Sid, this is so much a problem we have experienced in recent days. I once likened propaganda and evil agenda pushers as like a big roulette wheel that has been rigged to land on the picks the power mongers decide.

  3. Grab a Controller profile image72
    Grab a Controllerposted 5 years ago

    Well... Look at the Westboro Baptist Church. They are based off of Christianity, in which God preaches that everyone is loved, and that we are all his "children." If that is really true, then why do they go around holding signs saying "God Hates Fags," "Pray for More Dead Soldiers," and "Thank God for the Bombs," all while desecrating the American flag by holding it upside down or even stomping on it into the dirt? And what's worse is that they are teaching little children that they are doing the "right" thing, because they are far too young to understand religion on their own?

    1. SidKemp profile image92
      SidKempposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      This is one example of a fundamentalism. Fundamentalisms form in all religions through a process involving a re-telling of the original story around a later traumatic event. Then a whole sub-culture, called a sect, forms around the new idea.

 
working

This website uses cookies

As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

Show Details
Necessary
HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
Features
Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
Marketing
Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
Statistics
Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)