A Mormon Mommy Blogger Responds to Harold Bloom

NYT: Will This Election Be the Mormon Breakthrough? 

In this article Bloom dumps on the Latter Day Saints as well as the Tea Party, so for me it was a double whammy…

“Rather than living in reality they yield to what oddly are termed “cultural” considerations: moral and spiritual, or so their leaders urge them to believe. Under the banners of flag, cross, fetus, exclusive marriage between men and women, they march onward to their own deepening impoverishment. Much of the Tea Party fervor merely repeats this gladsome frolic.”

The article was such a mish mash of incoherent blatherings that it was difficult to recognize what point Professor Bloom was trying to make.  Professors of his stature often forget that Humanism is in fact a religion. A religion as easily defined and practiced as my Mormon Faith.

His Point seemed to be:

Tea Partying Mormons influencing the electorate with their morals = BAAAADDDD

Secular Humanistically Inclined Yale Professors of English dumping on those of us who teach our families eternal truths = GOOOOOODDD (Bloom fails to question if his lifes work and decades of indoctrinating the nations youth in relativistic nothingness has led to students pooping on cop cars as a form of “speech”)Read More »