Not good for growth mindset. I sometimes blog about research into IQ and human intelligence. A lot of people find this pretty depressing. This is important and I want to discuss it eventually, but not now.
November 9, at 1: I would like to read it for myself, know who said it and understand the context in which it was written. Was the speaker or author representing some mega-church or a pastor of some tiny, little church? More to the point, did this author have authority to speak for conservative Christians?
I did not authorize anyone to speak for me and I am a conservative Christian. As written, your post clearly applies this view to all conservative Christians and the verb tense indicates you have run across this abuse more than once. Broad generalizations of any kind are rarely true.
In my 48 years as a conservative Christian, I have never encountered any Christian, conservative Christian, properly trained pastor or any pastor at all propose or endorse such an interpretation of scripture.
Such a view is not congruent with any form of Christianity I have ever encountered. Your generalization bore a false witness to your readers of millions or billions of conservative Christians. Do not be fooled. I am an equal opportunity defender. I defend liberals from false accusations as well as conservatives.
Consequently, my conservative friends believe I drink the liberal cool-aid and my liberal friends believe I drink the conservative cool-aid. I have witnessed falsehoods destroy people so I like to defend people who are defenseless whether because of their absence or weakness.
In addition, I am surprised you did not dismiss this view as that of a crank. It means this view fits in with your view, knowledge and understanding of conservative Christianity.
You must have had some terrible experiences to foster such a view. There may in fact be some group whose teachings and actions are congruent with the view wrote of but please accept my word that such a group is not conservative Christianity.
Consider an unrelated but similar situation, the Westboro Baptist Church. The WBC has been in the news the past few years for their anti-gay protests at military funerals and other events likely to get media attention. WBC is a loud voice getting a lot of media attention, sometimes claiming to speak for conservative Christianity, and at other times, the media presents WBC as a church representative of conservative Christianity.
So of course, some of my friends believe WBC is some mega-church with thousands of members and representative of Conservative Christianity.
Furthermore, numerous conservatives and Christian groups have publicly renounced the WBC. Read the Wikipedia article at http:A noble savage is a literary stock character who embodies the concept of the indigene, outsider, wild human, an "other" who has not been "corrupted" by civilization, and therefore symbolizes humanity's innate goodness..
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