“Don’t set out to raze all shrines—you’ll frighten men. Enshrine mediocrity, and the shrines are razed.”
-Ellsworth M. Toohey in Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead
Taking her queues from Ayn Rand’s Ellsworth Toohey, Oprah is working to give our country’s great religions moral equivalence to any snake charming, kool-aid drinking, new-age nonsense. The more Christianity and Judaism is battered down into neat, little piles next to other so-called religions and ‘spiritual paradigms,’ the less important they become.
This devious plan concludes when there is no longer a right and wrong and when we rely solely on others for validation and advice. This advice will tell us what to think and how to live.
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