The fatal flaw in our current cultural discussions on oppression and justice is a misunderstanding of our common humanity: our common dignity as created in God’s image, our common frailty as fallen from His grace, our common foolishness after the fall, and our common reliance on His grace for wisdom and help.
Postmodernism has taught our secular society that truth claims are personal and subjective. Since, in this view, no one can claim objective or absolute authority for their beliefs, tolerance is now our highest cultural value. To suggest that lost people need Jesus or that the Bible is God’s authoritative word is seen as intolerant and oppressive.
This week, Dr. Seuss Enterprises announced that it will be halting the publication of several of Dr. Seuss' books over images believed to be 'problematic'. As a result, on Wednesday, 16 of the Top 20 and 35 of the Top 50 bestselling books on Amazon were books within the Seuss realm.