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Question Everything
Francis Christian

Going forward, our ability to question everything is going to be like the oxygen that sustains every breath we take. Asking “why,” “when,” “how,” “how come” “what” and “where” will be make or break stuff for our civilization.

As unattractive as it may seem to adults, the training of the child to question everything had better start at home. No school will teach it. Peer pressure will not foster it. And the culture will certainly not support it. It must be taught at home.

Unquestioning obedience to parents is a virtue that has been transmitted from generation to generation – but it has served its time. Like the retreating banner of retreating troops, it must disappear into the dusty distance, even whilst we welcome fresh troops, with new tactics, new energy and a new banner that says – “question everything.”

Unquestioning obedience to parents must become obsolete in our homes, since a much greater virtue is that of survival! Only a surviving child and adult can contemplate such admittedly laudable virtues as obedience. The child’s natural tendency to ask “why?” must be encouraged and praised – and perhaps it will even lead to more time spent between parent and child, more understanding, more respect and love. The extra time invested by the parent/s in encouraging the child to question everything; and its aftermath of the obligation to answer the question/s convincingly (or to admit uncertainty), is time more than well spent. It will be nothing less than life saving to the child.

The dystopian tyranny that wishes to rule over us depends on our subservience and unquestioning obedience. They have their sophisticated training methods too, which encompass the school system, social media, legacy media, the university and the uniparty government (called “Liberal” “Labour” “Conservative” etc according to the flavour of the day) which will likely be elected again and again in the foreseeable future, to carry out the will of their masters.

Questioning everything will not so much be punished severely by the tyranny as educated out of the realm of possibility in children. Large sections of society are already under this spell, including physicians, teachers and alas, children themselves. What the government says must be true!

Rebellions, resistance, revolutions all start with asking questions. Our opponents know this – and spend enormous resources to squash all questions, even before they are conceived. As Aldous Huxley predicted of our time, “Under a scientific dictatorship education will really work – with the result that most men and women will grow up to love their servitude and will never dream of revolution.”

We must be under no illusion that but for the Canadian Truckers Freedom Convoy and their historic, immortal decision to translate words and petitions into action, we would still be living under mask and vaccine mandates, plexiglass barriers, gallons of hand sanitizers and rolling lockdowns. Some of us would likely be in quarantine camps (I’m not kidding). For the truckers themselves and for all of us, it all started with a question – “why vaccine mandates for a vaccine that does not stop transmission and does not stop infection – and may itself kill you?”

The descent to an Orwellian, technocratic state is not inevitable. Our Canadian Truckers’ Freedom Convoy showed us that the tyrant has feet of clay and that the ridiculous display of bravado from the tyranny was only for the cameras. Inside the bureaucratic state there was panic and despair.  The “deer in the headlights” look on Trudeau’s face as he announced the lifting of the emergency was no accident – he was genuinely terrified. He still goes around with a half-vacant look on his face. And he is now the laughing stock of the world. The bestselling comic book, “How The Prime Minister Stole Freedom (no.1 bestseller on Amazon for many weeks) poked hilarious fun at the tyranny – and there is nothing any tyrant hates more than being mocked. It all started with a question.

Nor must we underestimate our opponents - who are well resourced and whose determination to make life miserable for the rest of us is matched only by the equally determined resolution of the majority of the oppressed to do nothing about their oppression. We on the side of freedom are undoubtedly a minority - but we are a mighty minority. It will take work, hard, unrelenting work, courage, and the willingness to suffer for a cause bigger than us - but it is a labour of love, since the prize at the end of the road is freedom. And that road to freedom is paved with asking questions.

“Question everything” must be the watchword for our generation and the next. The book of Proverbs in the Bible is speaking to our parents too, when it says: “Train up a child in the way he should go: and when he is old, he will not depart from it.” The parent cannot possibly afford the luxury of being irritated, cross and petulant when the child questions  parental command or advice or information. Instead the parent must welcome the question, welcome the natural tendency of the child to prepare for its own future, its own survival, by asking questions. Questioning everything must be regarded as an essential survival skill that parents have the sacred duty to teach their children.

The most important answer of all time was also in response to a question - “what must I do to be saved?” The apostle Paul and his friend Silas could then answer, immediately, “Believe in the Lord Jesus, and you will be saved—you and your household.”

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