Alan Watt – the Manipulation of the Human Psyche

The third installment of Alan Wats Lecture.  What do you think?  Are you still watching television the way you used to?

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About UK Fred

A Christian who cares that the church in Britain conforms to societal demands, rather than transforms society. I am particularly concerned with the lack of support for marriage and the acceptance of divorce in the church. I also care that the body politic in Britain seems to be corrupt and in need of a good shake-up.
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2 Responses to Alan Watt – the Manipulation of the Human Psyche

  1. njartist49 says:

    Thanks for the video link to Alan Watt. I watched several of his videos and listened to a recording from his web site.
    My problem is that Watt seems to be an atheist holding the Bible and biblical religions to be false; so when he declares that each new generation is presented with an updated Babylonian world construct for the mind and that the older ones are destroyed or buried, I must ask: to what then can the awakened atheist man retreat; for each past history he retreats to is merely an older Babylon. Granted we live in a world governed by lies, deceit, and false mental constructs; then how was it we awoke; what tells us we are living in deceit; by what do we determine the construct of our minds is a deception; and if the way out is also deception (the Bible is merely an artifact of the inner elites), then what is the way out – can there be any way out or Babylon – for us. But we awake by grace and discern the deception by grace – the grace of a true God – and we take the long, arduous journey out of Babylon: this is our hope.

    Watt does not point to this because, though he is awake, he does not understand that Babylon is a counterfeit to a true reality – yes, an oxymoron but necessary here; that at nearly each point of reference to the truth the deception posits a lie; by grace through faith in God, we are. led to more and more truth: we must acknowledge our citizenship through Christ in the Kingdom of Heaven.

  2. ukfred says:

    While I do not subscribe to Alan Watt’s worldview, I think he has something to say to us about being aware about how we can be influenced by what goes on around us. Who could not have felt some sympathy for Trayvon Martin when the first photographs of him were released? Yet as more information comes out, it seems to have become a less clear-cut case. Frequently we see this in the UK, especially with the BBC who provide two experts to debate and give a balanced view, which is anything but balanced. I have seen it in a church where the leadership team would invite speakers to put the side of the case that they wanted the church to adopt ( agreeing that homosexual activity was not necessarily against biblical teaching) but refuse to invite speakers from the opposing side who could have better countered the arguments than the people sat in the pews, some of whom were awed by the expert authority of their leaders.

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