Are we headed for the next Great Awakening?

Is a new Great Awakening America’s best chance at survival? On radio this morning, Ralph Reed, founder of the Faith and Freedom Coalition, joined Glenn to discuss his new book Awakening: How America Can Turn from Moral and Economic Destruction Back to Greatness. In the book, Ralph lays out a plan rooted in faith, personal responsibility, and liberty that could have the power to restore America.

To begin, Ralph laid out some alarming statistics that show just how much American society has declined. Describing it as “the almost unchartable chaos that is the American cultural landscape,” Ralph explained that we now live in a country where 50% of marriages end in divorce, 40% of children are born into single parent households, 80% of New York City public school graduates are considered functionally illiterate.

“What caused me to write the book was wrestling with this question: Is it over? Is the experiment a failure? And is America… a great global power that is in irreversible decline,” Ralph said. “And the answer is: Yes – without a spiritual awakening.”

When you look at American history, it is clear the United States has rebounded from dire straights before. Ralph believes it is possible for such a restoration to happen again, but it will require an awakening.

"The truth is that episodically and, I argue in the book, cyclically, there have been moves of God that historians call great awakenings,” Ralph said. “There have been at least three, some argue four, in American history. And at each point, we looked like we were done for, and it turned around. It's happened before. It can happen again.”

Glenn questioned whether we are too far down the rabbit hole at this point to turn things around. Our finances are as bad as they’ve ever been, and we have allowed our constitutional rights to be dramatically eroded. So what would it take to revive the country?

“I argue there's a spiritual cycle. I'm not a determinist. But the reality is: It's like an alcoholic or a chemical dependent. The hitting of the bottom is not the sign that it's necessarily over. It's actually the beginning of the turn-around,” Ralph explained. “You have to reach the end of yourself as a society, just as people do as individuals. So the irony of this is: At the moment that people are counting you out and saying you're done for, that's the beginning of the turn-around.”

“I'm not a prophet. I'm not in the prediction business. I can't say this is going to happen,” he continued. “What I can say is this: Historically, whether leading up to the Civil War, in the 1970s, [or] prior to the American Revolution, when enough Americans get on their knees and repent and humble themselves and cry out to God for a renewal, it has happened every time.”

On that point, Glenn is fully onboard with Ralph's analysis.

"I agree," Glenn concluded. "Ralph, you know we have had this conversation a million times. The next Great Awakening is the only solution."

Have you noticed an insane number of companies "going woke" lately? There's a big reason for why this is happening NOW, and it's not just virtue-signaling. Big corporations, one by one, are pulling the trigger on an initiative that has been in the works for about a decade.

On Glenn TV this week, Glenn Beck exposes the framework that was built and inserted into business schools all across the countries. Critical race theory, gender, and "social justice" were given a higher priority than just doing good business.

Glenn has the documents that reveal what's coming to YOUR business or the company you work for and what will happen to companies that don't comply. And what started out as an indoctrination at the university level is now being taught in public schools K-12. They're teaching our kids to be equity activists right under our noses, and the indoctrination is working.

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First, President Joe Biden nixed the Keystone XL Pipeline, driving the price at the pump through the roof. Now, Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg has floated the idea of taxing every mile you drive as a way to pay for Biden's massive infrastructure spending proposal. So much for buying an electric car to save money at the pump. It's almost as if they want you to feel the coming pain as deeply as possible.

Watch the video clip below to see Glenn Beck and producer Stu Burguiere react to the Biden administration's latest plan for taking more of your money:

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California's Board of Education voted unanimously to approve a new, multi-million-dollar Ethnic Studies Model Curriculum, which will be offered statewide with many of the state's largest school districts making it a requirement for graduation. According to National Review, the curriculum is "probably the most radical, polemical, and ideologically loaded educational document ever offered up for public consideration in the free world."

On the radio program Tuesday, Glenn Beck reacted to the newly approved curriculum, calling it "the craziest, most terrifying story I have ever had to report."

Glenn read an excerpt from the National Review report describing the curriculum:

Students are to be taught that white Christian settlers committed "theocide" against indigenous tribes when they arrived in the New World by murdering Native American gods and replacing them with the Christian God. According to the curriculum, this replacement ushered in a regime defined by "coloniality, dehumanization, and genocide," and the "explicit erasure and replacement of holistic Indigeneity and humanity." But all is not lost, we are told. For students will learn that they have the power and the responsibility to build a social order defined by "countergenocide," which will eventually supplant the last vestiges of colonial Christianity and pave the way for the "regeneration of indigenous epistemic and cultural futurity."

Students first clap and chant to the god Tezkatlipoka — whom the Aztecs traditionally worshipped with human sacrifice and cannibalism — asking him for the power to be "warriors" for "social justice." Next, the students chant to the gods Quetzalcoatl, Huitzilopochtli, and Xipe Totek, seeking "healing epistemologies" and "a revolutionary spirit." Huitzilopochtli, in particular, is the Aztec deity of war and inspired hundreds of thousands of human sacrifices during Aztec rule. Finally, the chant comes to a climax with a request for "liberation, transformation, [and] decolonization," after which students shout "Panche beh! Panche beh!" in pursuit of ultimate "critical consciousness."

Glenn explained some of the horrifying details of the Aztec worship traditions California's educators and administrators seek to "regenerate," including human sacrifice by the tens of thousands, cannibalism, and the severe and prolonged torture and sacrifice of children.

"Those are the gods that they [the Board of Education in California] think really need to be worshiped and brought back in our understanding because that whole Christian God was only about 'oppression'," Glenn said sardonically.

"Gang, we are in biblical-sized trouble," he added. "We are under attack from the forces of darkness unlike anything I've ever seen before ... because the soul of our nation, and the soul of children, is at stake."

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Cigna — the 13th largest corporation in the U.S. measured by revenue — has recently started teaching employees critical race theory. Those lessons, however, have been "quietly" protested by some workers who leaked lesson screenshots to the Washington Examiner.

On "The Glenn Beck Radio Program," Glenn and co-host Stu Burguiere discussed a lesson on "inclusive language" — and you won't believe which phrases Cigna classifies as offensive. Do you use any of these phrases in your daily life?

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