The secret formula for creating Lutheran converts is simply having people listen to discussions between Lutherans and American non-denominational Christians (i.e., Baptists).
As a general rule, it is entirely safe to dismiss as unserious those who use the National Socialists (i.e., the Nazis) for the sake of modern political ‘comparison’.
One of the worst mistakes in the history of Christendom was the ceding of the culture by American Christianity, the wholesale abandonment of the left-hand kingdom.
There was a time, before it became entrenched and financially unassailable, when Hollywood, et al., could have been brought to heel, could have been dissuaded from producing morally and socially destructive material.
What began decades (more than you think) ago with sin simply being a joke or a plot point has led directly to modern television programming, which is little more than sin, glorified and on parade.
There has been a deliberate campaign to mold the mores of the American public through television programming — and that campaign has been largely successful.
If you think the television program you liked a decade or two ago was perfectly fine but modern TV is worse to such a degree as to be different in kind, then you didn’t pay very close attention to what you were watching.
Without the moral degradation of mainstream television, there would be widespread opposition to pornography. Further and in fact, there is an argument to be made that mainstream television is actually even more detrimental than pornography.
Democracy, by design, taints the soul.
That Government, which does not instill such fear, has ceased to be legitimate.