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The Psyop to Destroy Empathy in Moscow (Idaho)
Doug Wilson is creating an entire town rooted in sociopathy
As I recently wrote, the goal of all fascists is the erasure of empathy, which is the ability to feel for others who need help — who are suffering. Empathy is the antimatter of sociopathy and sadism, which are required ingredients for genocide.
Douglas Wilson, a fraudulent Baptist pastor who has effectively captured the entire town of Moscow, ID, has created a pipeline for creating sociopaths to wage spiritual war to suppress equal rights. Here is a Christian “critique” laying out his record of criminal, sociopathic behavior.
Here’s an article from the SPLC from 2004 warning about Wilson’s radicalism, including his defense of Southern Slavery.
Christ Church is the Christian church central to Doug Wilson’s cult which still headquartered in Moscow, ID, but now spreading across America. Joe Rigney, one of Wilson’s partners in Christ Church, wrote this article decrying the “Sin of Empathy” and argues that feeling for others is “demonic.”
This is psychological warfare, a deceptive psyop using Christianity as a vector to capture the minds of citizens and indoctrinate them into sociopathy.
Here are Doug Wilson and Joe Rigney together two years ago in a well-produced video designed to convince you that instead of feeling for others you must pity them instead.
The linguistic trickery in this is extremely sophisticated. They argue the etymological difference between sympathy and empathy, which is a newer word (c. late 1800s), represents the degeneracy of our society.
They make the very clear and completely disingenuous point that the reason that sympathy is not only better but holier, is that sympathy enforces a hierarchy — there is a hurter and a helper. When you feel empathy, they argue, you are lowering yourself to the level of a person you should be pitying instead.
If this seems at all like a theoretical argument, it’s not. Doug Wilson’s declaration that people should not feel empathy, but pity, gives him a framework to promote his misogynistic, theocratic goals. For example, his cult believes women’s suffrage should be repealed.
Wilson’s misogyny, bigotry and sociopathy is evident in the stories of people who have escaped from his cult and from his psychological and sexual abuse. This is heartbreaking and illuminating.
Doug Wilson’s podcast is called “Man Rampant” which is appropriate.
Doug Wilson is a man rampant with power and greed who wants to dismantle our society through “spiritual war” and replace it with a white male-dominated ethnostate.
Sadly, no story about a fake Christian cult leader would be complete without pedophilia — which Doug Wilson actively supports and protects in his church.
Doug Wilson is a liar and a fraud, a cult leader with the goal of creating theocracy in America. The fact that he is waging a literal war on empathy should tell you everything you need to know.
We must fight to hold on to our empathy, to defeat the sociopathy of people like Doug Wilson. We have the right to care about others and for others to care about us.
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