There were many very educated and brilliant men whose theories we studied in my graduate classes such as Jacques Derrida who was one of the people who brought us the foolishness of postmodernism and deconstruction. These two ideas or philosophies are the intellectual equivalent of flinging rocks at other people's houses and concluding that there is no truth because there is no consensus or agreement on certain things. Moreover, after having read so much of the writings of such people, I have concluded that they are no smarter than anyone else and that their ideas have no more validity. In fact, much of their writing is simply a glorified "strawman" argument in which they make a caricature of the ideas they want to attack and then pick the mis-portrayed ideas apart with ease. It is intellectual dishonesty.
Part of the "strawman" characterization that these scholars preach in their Marxist-based philosophies is the portrayal of almost all military intervention as hegemonic, unjust force (i.e. the equivalent of bullying). While I was not completely in agreement with our invasion of Iraq, for instance, the truth is that these people were under a brutal and ruthless dictator. Whether we had adequate justification in going in or not, at the very least, as a result of our invasion, these people were given the opportunity for the God-given freedoms that we believe in our cultural values are bestowed upon every man, woman, and child upon the face of this earth. Not all military intervention is bad simply because a nation has the power to enforce its will on another nation. Some such interventions could easily be argued as the manifested will of God, such as in our fight against Nazi Germany in World War II.
More on this tomorrow. I pray that God would open your eyes to real truth in your life and that His healing, peaceful, and loving truth would impact every area of your life.