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R The Absurdity of Hope

  1. A.Villarasa profile image71
    A.Villarasaposted 6 years ago

    Of the three virtues (Faith, Hope,    Charity), Hope is the easiest to idealize and practice, but when done by people whose ideological bent run towards the secular, the audacity of hope permutates to the absurdity of hope.

    Obama's mantra of "Hope and Change" during the 2008 election was seen by a majority of the voters as something they could believe in. The incessant,  almost extreme adoration by the liberal and secular main stream media helped convince the voters to ensconse Obama in the White House.

    Now almost 3 1/2  years into his presidency Obama's rhetorical cadences has become irretrievably irrelevant, his attempts to transplant European style secularism and socialism rejected by the body politic, and the only thing that he has to show for is his obvious delight at grasping for the power and perks of the presidency.

    1. jacharless profile image82
      jacharlessposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Something about that 3 1/2 year thing, huh, V.?
      Maybe its the sign everyone has been waiting for...
      Hope springs eternal!

      1. A.Villarasa profile image71
        A.Villarasaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

        In an interview with NBC news, early in his presidency, Obama said that if the American economy does not perceptively and palpably improve in 3 1/2 years, his would be a 1 term presidency. I never thought Obama was good at anything....but he has proven me wrong.    He is very good at self-fulfilling prophecy.

  2. Cagsil profile image81
    Cagsilposted 6 years ago

    lol lol

    1. A.Villarasa profile image71
      A.Villarasaposted 6 years agoin reply to this

      Laughter is the best medicine, but I don't think that is the cure for what ails the  American economity in particular and American society in general.

      1. Cagsil profile image81
        Cagsilposted 6 years agoin reply to this

        Yeah, laughter won't cure America's Economic problems, but neither will stupidity in motion, which is what most if not all politicians continue to perpetuate.

        The left hand doesn't know what the right hand is doing and the right hand doesn't know what the left hand is doing.

        The only thing that cures America's Economic problems is equality and equal rights. Anything less will only do more damage.

        1. A.Villarasa profile image71
          A.Villarasaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

          Agreed. The question now is, how do we achieve equality without resorting to class warfare?

  3. Shanna11 profile image92
    Shanna11posted 6 years ago

    Too many big words. sad

    1. A.Villarasa profile image71
      A.Villarasaposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Really? And I thought I was being sparse and simple. I should sue my English teacher.

 
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