Christmas time. Secular or religious?

As the year reaches a milestone, Hungary's still in the crosshairs.

Once again, we’re rolling up to Christmas. This year, globally, it’s going to be a bit of an odd time of year, with the coronavirus interfering far more in our lives than anyone would want. Look across Europe and you will see lockdowns abounding. But with all the similarities connected to the restrictions, we can’t not notice the differences that now exist, more than ever, between Western and Eastern Europe. Christmas brings these differences to the fore.

Take Hungary, for example. A country with an overwhelming majority Christian population. And that’s not to say that people religiously attend church, pun intended, although it’s not hard to assume that the percentage of church-goers in the Eastern part of Europe is higher than in the West.

But that’s not what I’m concerned with. Here, I’m talking more of a traditional idea of Christianity. Our idea of Christmas, for one, is still connected, very firmly, to the idea of Christianity.

And for some in the West, that appears to be a problem. In my opinion, and in the opinion of many, the fact that this is a problem for the West reveals the true problem: the West have lost touch with their past, with their Christian-Jewish roots.

This is an odd development, albeit one that, in the UK at least, has been ongoing for many decades now. Religion, or to be more accurate, white Christianity isn’t cool. It’s the original natives of Britain that have not so much lost, rather deserted their religion. This has been encouraged by the liberals and the Left, but it doesn’t apply to all religions, obviously.

You don’t see the liberals encouraging people to abandon their religion if they’re Muslim, or Jewish, or black Christian. No, this is something that is aimed pretty much exclusively at white Christians.

The ones whom everyone can offend, the ones who always turn the other cheek. The ones you can take the piss out of without having to fear that some nutter with a knife is going to stalk you and cleave your head from the rest of you.

White Christians in Britain have, with plenty of encouragement, started to forget where and what they came from.

But not all Christianity bothers the liberals. The Guardian, that beacon of wokeness, wouldn’t think of condemning the Italians, or the Spanish, for example, for being Catholic, but when it comes to Hungary…well, as far as The Guardian is concerned, the Hungarians are always fair game, aren’t they?

It appears that The Guardian is mortally offended by the fact that Hungary’s Prime Minister is a Christian; describing Orbán, incorrectly, as a ‘far-right leader’. Orbán is a conservative, not a member of the ‘far-right’…you don’t see Hungarian journalists, no matter where they are to be found on the political spectrum, referring to Boris Johnson as ‘far-right’.

Of course, what’s got up the nose of The Guardian is that they see Hungary’s Prime Minister using Christianity to justify his country’s stance on illegal migration. ‘Using’. That’s a very jaundiced idea to put forward. The cynics at The Guardian, following the liberal credo of ‘Christianity is bad’ can’t, not even for the quickest moment comprehend that the Prime Minister is not ‘using’ Christianity at all. Perhaps he’s just a Christian man, leading a Christian country, with a legal system, similarly to most European countries, built on the ten commandments that come from Christian-Jewish culture. Isn’t that a possibility?

Obviously not. Whereas the Italians with their Pope and Catholic faith, and the Spanish and Portuguese with their incessant devotion to Catholicism are spared the sneers of The Guardian, Hungary gets it in the neck for daring to believe.

This, of course, is nothing new; we’ve become somewhat inured against the continual lies told about us. But, even if we’ve become inured against the lies, that’s no reason to let the liars off the hook.

Hungary features in The Guardian’s tourism pages, too. There, however, The Guardian gushes about the Christmas markets in Budapest and about the Basilica. Both the Christmas markets and the Basilica are connected to Christianity, but now it appears they’re not.

In the eyes of The Guardian, of course, the two have been separated. The Christmas markets are all about consumerism with no connection to the celebration of the birth of Christ, and the Basilica is there to be admired for reasons of architecture, rather than associating it with the religion of the continent.

This is how it tends to be seen in the UK, with help provided by The Guardian and other liberals who have conferred upon themselves the role of educator of society, with special dispensation to secularise white society.

The liberals seem to have taken it upon themselves to secularise European society, or at least the white, Christian part of it. But that’s not the case really, is it? Because, as we’ve seen, they don’t sneer at the Catholics in Spain or in Italy, do they? No, having convinced white Britons of the need for secularisation, they’ve set their sights on those whose religious beliefs are seen to provide a foundation for politics that the liberals most fervently disapprove of. And that means that Hungary has been placed in the crosshairs, once again.

What can we say? Well, we can do no better than to repeat what we have said time and time again; it’s time the Left forgot their double standards. If the Left are so dead set against religion, let’s hear and see them tell the conservative Muslims that. Let’s see evidence of them convincing Jews that it’s all a waste of time. Let’s witness them touring the globe, telling people to stop believing. Until that occurs, all the liberals and the Left are doing is perpetuating the use of double standards. They may have succeeded in pulling up your religion by the roots, but that’s no reason to pick on the faith of others. How shall we recognise the liberals and the Left? By their double standards, and lack of both manners and respect.