a reply to: IAMTAT
Standing up for beliefs is altogether different than pridefully displaying them like a turkey in it's hunting season.
When confronted one should stand by their convictions.
But revealing oneself using an object that to you may show support for the president but also leaves those with bias opportunity for wild conjecture
as to why he wears that hat.
When Christ preached he spoke of the Pharisees who put on makeup so as to appear starved and malnourished when they went out in public.
They looked like devout fasters, but in fact were not.
He also taught to practice in secret.
Your son should not have to fear wearing his hat.
He shouldn't have to.
But "they" singled us out for supporting the so called enemy of their cause to force us all to be as they are.
Not wearing a maga hat is not a failure to stand up for his beliefs.
It's a sign of modesty and discipline.
He does not need to stand out like a cardinal in spring for the vultures to descend upon in order to stand by his beliefs.
You and He didn't support Trump for his bloody red hat.
That hats like wearing your team colors and flag while at a Hooligan Rugby match.
You will bring trouble.
Now if you want some trouble and team angst for both sides wear it.
But if you are trying to get through a day in hostile territory then you blend in.
It is never been a war crime to disguise yourselves as another nations boat or enemy soldier, but when you DO decide to engage you must by the Rules
of Engagement raise your true colors before firing the first shot.
It's called a Ruse of War.
Standing up for your beliefs doesn't mean painting a target on your back.
That's how Martyrs are made.
A thin line between courage and anger,
An even thinner line exists between Bravery and Stupidity.
Your son should never deny what he believes, that's how he stands for them.
But to wear a cross, is hypocritical to Christianity.
Tell him to wear it at rallies.
Tell him to wear it when he wants.
But also warn him.
Warn him that getting hurt or killed in a pointless confrontation with some nobodies is not standing for your beliefs, for if he believes in family
values he should cherish his family and not do Anything that would bring harm or sorrow to them.
So don't think of it as your or his own good. This is more about what's good for all involved.
So go now and find your son, and tell him you might have mixed up the difference between standing by your beliefs,
Vs putting up a tribal flag meant to invite trouble.
Cause trouble doesn't have to look for you, it pretty much knows where you are at all times.
It should not be fear of violence, you should in pity wish to assist the opposition in maintaining self control, cause they lack the maturity to keep
their hands to themselves and act respectful of other persons and their personal space and property..
So it's not a failure you see? To stand up for beliefs?
It's a peacock feathers.
And none of those bring good things.
Now go clear this up with your son. And tell him he can wear it with you if he wants, but until he's his own man he cannot wear it alone.
As the ones who would target him will come in greater size or greater numbers, for targeting the weak and defenseless is the mark of cowardice. The
mark of the LEFTs more misguided youth. I would hate for a hat to cause him personal strife as well..
Take it from an Extremist Tat, when the Election results came through I saw alot of left leaning people ban ANYONE, even their oldest and most loved
friends, over a stupid VOTE!
When I saw this you know what I did?
I didn't give nothing of an answer, though I posted some memes that week for laughs.
Had one that showed Raul Julius in Street fighter as M Bison during his Bisonica Codex Speech.
It read "For you, the day I graced your Homeland with a President you hated was the most important day of your life....but for me, it was only
It's a twist off his words to Chun li about killing her father when he raided her village.
Anyway. I still have all my gay and leftist friends, all my favorites still love me.
Know why? Because I decided that if they were petty enough to turn their backs on someone they love over a vote they only THINK they valued more...
Then they were unworthy of being able to rid themselves of me so simply, too Immature.
I lost respect for their good sense, I thought them petty, childish.
And I also realized the last thing I want is this childish behaviour to have an Echo chamber of 100%.
So here I sit. My friends all around, they would call me a snake, a Judas if they knew that a "Lex Luthor" class intellectual enemy sat amongst
They would scream for blood if they knew they sat with "Hans Lander" AkA The Jew Hunter(not a Jew Hunter, but I am righties Intelligence, I play
The point is, I convinced myself that I hid the truth not only because they could not maturely handle a debate, but because I needed to spy and keep
an eye on all of them..
But I realized, despite my games...I will never sell my friends who turned out to be Antifa out to the public, or betray anything I learn of them to
the other side.
I twist and wriggle like a slippery fish around direct questions all the time, I lie, by omission.
I deceive by my silence.
Because I just don't think this era in politics should cost me 12 years of social effort and friendship.
Because I love them, though they would never love me anymore if they knew I deceived them just so I didn't have to lose them.
Because my belief is in Love and War.
And if I cannot find it in my heart to War, then I will Deny, Deny and deceive and Like with a silver tongue so that I can Love.
So for the Love of peace, out that hat away.
For the Love of All his future friendships, hide that hat.
"For what Profit is it to a man, if he Gains the World, yet loses his soul?"
Trump's here for 8 years max.
And he's not the one who's gonna watch your back or be there when you need a shoulder to cry on.
They Are! Therefore your beliefs stand for all.
And he can show his left friends compassion, by not wearing the markers that CNN has brainwashed their parents minds and they their children.
Love man. If he believes in love he will respect that there is a time and place for that hat.
And that you never tell the truth to those who cannot handle the truth.
edit on 19-10-2018 by AutisticEvo because: (no reason given)