In the USA, Democracy role is to support US Judeo-Christian morality

In the USA, the Democracy role is to support US Judeo-Christian morality – in the same way as the Israeli democracy should support the Jewish morality in Israel and the Russian democracy should support the Russian Orthodox morality in Russia.

However, our adversaries are distorting the US Democracy to use it as a spiritual weaponry against our Judeo-Christian morality.

The old-fashioned definition of democracy defines Democracy as a system of government where the citizens exercise power by electing representatives from among themselves to form a governing body that should govern along the lines of what was promised to the electorate, as a system of processing conflicts in which outcomes depend on what participants do, but no single force controls what occurs and its outcomes.

Democracy contrasts with forms of government where power is either held by an individual, as in an absolute monarchy, or where power is held by a small number of individuals, as in an oligarchy.

However, it is not enough. Nowadays the old-fashioned definition of democracy should be augmented by one crucial thing needed for a modern democracy to survive – a nation under the rule of democracy must have the common morality of the electorate that let everybody define in the same way what is Good and should be supported and what is Bad and should be suppressed. If the common morality exists, the democracy brings social peace and happiness. However, if the common morality is crumbling, the democracy brings unrests and civil wars.
The common morality was crushed after WWI in Germany and Russia because of insurgence of two adversary moralities – the Communist and Nazi ones in Germany and the Communist and Individual-freedom ones in Russia. The result? – WWII and Holocaust.

What are the tenets of American traditional morality? – It is easy to trace them to the Ten Commandments:

• “You shall have no other gods before me” leads to rejecting the Government role as a god who legislates the morality and leads to supporting the individual freedoms and responsibilities – the only task a government should be entrusted is the task of securing individual freedoms and responsibilities.

• “Remember the Sabbath Day to keep it holy” leads to preserving our individual lives holy by following the moral guidance of the Bible, including the call for the mitzvah for helping the poor – the Bible guidance should not be augmented in favor of other “bibles” such as the Quran, the Communist Manifesto or the human-rights doctrine for example.

• “Honor your father and your mother” leads to treating the entire family as a dominant voice in deciding what is morally Good and what is morally Bad – the family should not be considered as a simple mixture of different sexes and ages.

• “You shall not steal” leads to earning all individual material riches in the free-market competitive economy – without government’s preferential treatment of anybody in the market place.

• “You shall not covet your neighbor house …” leads to rejecting the Socialism’s dogma about using the government’s power for redistributing the wealth from those who made it to those who want it.

Nothing in the US Constitution contradicts these American traditional morality’s principles – moreover, the goal of the Constitution is to defend these principles.

However, in the last half-century these principles have been assaulted by those for whom these principles were the obstacles to reaching political power – a relatively large minority has been created which intends to change the common Judeo-Christian morality of the nation described in the above and change it in the way mentioned there.

The American traditional Judeo-Christian majority has recognized the threat and elected a man whose election platform was aimed at restoring and strengthening the Judeo-Christian morality of the nation. This man is Donald J Trump. His chief slogan “Drain the Swamp” was understood by the nation as the “swamp” being the anti-Judeo-Christian forces in the nation. Of course, a “normal” reaction of the “swamp” was the creation of anti-Trump forces: the never-Trump troops, the Resistance movement, the FBI/Mueller brigade, the Schiff/Nadler investigative armies, the mighty news-media outlets, etc.

That is up to us the Judeo-Christian majority to support Donald J Trump in fighting and defeating the “swamp” … or we will be drown in the “swamp.” When we are supporting President Trump, we are supporting not his personality which some people may dislike but our own Judeo-Christian way of life.

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About the Author
Vladimir Minkov graduated from the Naval Engineering Academy in the former Soviet Union, served in the Soviet Navy and there received his Ph.D. At the end of 1970s he immigrated to America where democracy and the Judeo-Christian spirituality of this country made it possible for him to actively defend both his scientific and spiritual ideas. In the USA he has found the place for his scientific public work in the spiritual realm of One God and Torah.
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