Vulgarity disguised as art
As a native New Mexican, I would like to share a thought or two on the recent back-and-forth exchange regarding the potential opening of a museum in Belen care of Judy Chicago.
I know exactly who Judy Chicago is, in terms of her career. Several years ago, while taking an introduction to art history class, one of Chicago’s installation pieces was featured in a textbook which was used for the class.
At the time, as a student, I felt somewhat in awe of an artist who was accomplished enough to have made it into “the books.”
The work by Judy Chicago, which was featured in this particular textbook, was a dramatic installation piece that was a table with several place settings on it. Each place setting at the table was a rendition of female genitalia. The overall statement behind the piece was, obviously, connected to modern feminism.
The corrosive ideology of this particular brand of feminism encourages women to distance themselves from their normal, traditional roles. It encourages them to blame men and God for their natural, genetic role.
In an effort to bow down to feminism, many women often display bizarre behaviors that cause them to appear foolish while demanding that they be respected (think pink ‘genitalia’ hats).
I would like to make it clear that today (and for some time), I no longer stand in awe of vulgarity disguised as art or as any political statement.
Cultural Marxism, unfortunately, has infiltrated literally every American college and university, pushing its degenerate agenda via art, film, literature and many other curricular. It seeks, vehemently, to erode Christian values.
Saul Alinsky, an advocate of Marxism, dedicated his book, “Rules for Radicals,” to none other than Lucifer. A well known and tiresome political figure, who recently ran for the presidency, dedicated her senior thesis to Alinsky.
I’m not from Belen, however my own hometown, which is due north, is likewise an inclusive community. In an article that I read online, Judy Chicago complained of having found acceptance and fame worldwide, but that in her own “hometown” of Belen, she had been rejected.
Judy Chicago was (according to Wikipedia) born in Chicago, Ill. By definition, one’s hometown is the place where they were born. Regardless of Chicago’s years of residency in Belen, this does not, and never will, make Belen her hometown.
Jesus Christ overturned the tables of the money changers in the temple (Matthew 22:1-13.) “Belen,” translates from Spanish into “Bethlehem;” therefore by definition, the town of Belen stands as a monument to the birth place of Jesus Christ, as well as King James.
To you, city of Belen (and I know I’m not alone), I thank you for rejecting the chaos and radicalism of Marxism and the dirty money that follows it.
1 Thessalonians 5:22 tells us to “Abstain from all Appearance of Evil.”
Belen, and her every resident, deserves better, and is better.
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