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Join us in a conversation with Everett Piper, columnist and former president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University.


Tuesday, March 8, 2022, at 12 PM (ET)

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In a recent column for the Washington Times, Dr. Everett Piper, one of the nation’s most perceptive cultural critics, noted that MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski said this about the Canadian truckers convoy:

“They [the truckers and all normal working-class people who support them] are enemies to themselves. … They’ve become what they hated because they’re so put upon for being asked to do what they’ve been asked to do — required to do — their entire lives. It’s a cult.”

If anyone should know about cults, it’s people in the so-called mainstream media who have been, cult-like, pushing the cult of Covid for the past two years.

Dr. Piper writes that “multiple reports show that our country’s high priest of ‘scientism’ — his eminence, the grand and glorious Dr. Anthony Fauci — has been lying to us about everything from the effectiveness of his monastic lockdowns to the side effects of his sacramental vaccines.”

Nonetheless, Dr. Fauci’s acolytes have doubled down on vaccine passports, more pressure for forced vaccinations, and suppression of anyone resisting or even asking questions.

Dr. Piper says that this closely resembles the conduct of a cult, and he lists a few cultic characteristics cited by the International Cultic Studies Association:

“A cult is composed of members and supporters who are not fully aware of the extent to which they have been exploited.

“A cult is characterized by an excessively zealous and unquestioning commitment to a specific leader.

“A cult is preoccupied with bringing in new converts into its ranks and disparages those who remain on the outside.

“Cults discourage and even punish questions and dissent. They use mind-numbing techniques such as denunciation to suppress doubts. Cults dictate how members should think, act and feel. Adherents must get permission and direction on how to engage in daily life. Matters as mundane as what to wear, where to shop, and when to work are subject to leadership approval [think masking and lockdowns].

“Cultists are elitists, claiming an exalted status for themselves and their leaders. They claim to have a special mission to save humanity. They have a polarized us-versus-them mentality, which causes conflict with the broader society.”

Sound familiar? It’s not the truckers. It’s the ruling elites and their fealty to the cult of Covid.

Resistance is growing by the day, however, because the truth, as Jesus told us, makes us free.

Dr. Piper is the author of the national best-seller “Not a Daycare: The Devastating Consequences of Abandoning Truth” and the sequel, “Grow Up!: Life Isn’t Safe, but It’s Good.”

Everett Piper served as president of Oklahoma Wesleyan University for 17 years, during which time he led his school from relative obscurity to a position of national recognition and influence.

Dr. Piper currently is a contributing columnist for The Washington Times. His commentary on religion, education, leadership, and politics is featured in local and national media outlets coast to coast.

Dr. Piper has been a guest on FOX News Special Report, FOX and Friends, FOX Business Channel, FOX The Story with Dana Perino, the Glenn Beck Show, The Factor with Bill O’Reilly, NRA TV, the Dana Loesch Show, The Adam Carolla Show, The Rubin Report with Dave Rubin, the Tucker Carlson Show, The Huckabee Show, and the 700 Club with Pat Robertson. 

He has also provided guest commentary for dozens of talk-radio programs and has filled in as guest host for the likes of Michael Medved, Mike Gallagher, and Tony Perkins.

Dr. Piper is the 2016 recipient of the Jeane Kirkpatrick Award for Academic Freedom. His viral op-ed, “This Is Not a Day Care, It’s a University,” which became his second book, was featured by NBC Today as one of its Top 10 news stories of 2015.

He is the author of two other books: “The Wrong Side of the Door – Why Ideas Matter” (2009) and “Why I Am A Liberal and Other Conservative Ideas” (2010).

Dr. Piper has been a featured speaker in dozens of venues including the Values Voter Summit, the Council for National Policy, the Young American Foundation, the National Congress for Families, and the inaugural ceremony for the United States Department of Health and Human Service’s and Office of Civil Rights creation of a new division for religious freedom.

Please join us for this important and stimulating discussion.

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