As a so-called “millennial”, I have a first hand view of what young adults and teenagers are seeing and doing in our post-religious society. In America we have thrown off the “chains” of religious tyranny; but in doing so what have we exchanged it for? In the wake of mass shootings and unimaginable death we come together as a society and demand answers to a problem that we have ourselves created. When you demand a Godless society be prepared to live in a lawless world.
At twenty-seven years of age I am old enough to remember prayer in my local elementary school and saying the pledge of allegiance without fear of offending someone. However, this generation has now become the generation of fatherless children and soulless individuals who think or care little for others and feel as though everything is permitted.
The full version of this column is now only available in Doug Giles’ book, “Sandy Hook Massacre: When Seconds Count, The Police Are Minutes Away”.