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110—Woke Idols, Woke Pathologies—Noelle Mering

By Thomas V. Mirus ( bio - articles - email ) | Jul 15, 2021 | In The Catholic Culture Podcast

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Noelle Mering joins the show to discuss her new book Awake, Not Woke: A Christian Response to the Cult of Progressive Ideology.

Topics discussed include:

  • The core principles of woke ideology: group over person, will over reason, power over authority
  • Proof that ideology is what really matters to the woke, more than membership in a victim group

  • How Frankfurt School thinkers, who combined neo-Marxism with neo-Freudianism, influenced the training of American schoolteachers

  • The feedback loop between immorality, ensuing misery, and bad ideas

  • Why today’s progressivism is driven to destroy innocence

  • Fundamental differences between woke ideology and Christianity

  • Self-knowledge and self-accusation, antidotes to the woke worldview

Links

Buy Awake, Not Woke https://tanbooks.com/contemporary-issues/social-issues/awake-not-woke-a-christian-response-to-the-cult-of-progressive-ideology/

Noelle Mering https://www.noellemering.com/

Theology of Home https://theologyofhome.com/

Theme music: “Franciscan Eyes”, written and performed by Thomas Mirus.

Thomas V. Mirus is a pianist living in New York City. He is Director of Podcasts for CatholicCulture.org, hosts The Catholic Culture Podcast, and co-hosts Criteria: The Catholic Film Podcast. See full bio.

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