Appearing on Fox & Friends, Christian conservative podcast host and vlogger Allie Beth Stuckey complains that “godless” millennials are choosing dogs over kids because they are irresponsible, they don’t love Jesus, and they “only want what makes them happy.”
Discussing a new poll that finds young people are less religious, less patriotic, and less likely to have children, Stuckey told the Fox and Friends gang that young Americans are embracing godlessness to avoid responsibility.
Fox guest claims young Americans aren’t having kids because they’re “embracing Godlessness” and “they’re not even really interested in having kids, the greatest responsibility that they really want is having a dog.” pic.twitter.com/MGguctZzw4
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On the program Fox & Friends host Ainsley Earhardt asked:
Allie Beth, what’s your reaction to this Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll that was released yesterday, or Sunday? It found that hard work still remains a top priority for Americans, but value placed on patriotism, religion, and having children has significantly decreased from two decades ago, at least for millennials?
It doesn’t surprise me at all. We are a generation that is obsessed with self-love, with self-care, with self-fulfillment, and sacrifice is seen as totally uncool and selfishness is seen as completely trendy. So anything that is bigger than us, — so that includes God or having kids or patriotism — we don’t want anything to do with it. We only want to do what makes us happy, and the reason why that makes me sad is because young people are missing out on some of the greatest sources of joy. Anything that gives you satisfaction requires sacrifice or a relationship with God, having kids, being a part of something that’s bigger than you, like the greatest country on Earth. It’s really disappointing for me to see, but like I said, not surprising.
Co-host Brian Kilmeade asked:
Is the problem, in a way, we don’t have a galvanized purpose now?
I’m not sure, or they think that that purpose is not communism and collectivism, but is actually climate change. We’ve heard even Democratic candidates compare climate change to World War II, which is absolutely crazy. But I think that speaks to the problem, is that this is what young people are hearing and have been hearing in our education system, on social media, even from political candidates, that really — that this collectivism isn’t really dangerous, that there’s nothing really special about America, and actually America is really bad, that there’s nothing to be proud of. And so instead they look to themselves for purpose and fulfillment, and they’re really not attracted to sacrifice or patriotism or being proud of living in the United States.
Co-host Steve Doocy chimed in:
It seems like part of that could be that people are just waiting until later in life, Allie Beth, to have children. And then again, a lot of people can’t afford ’em.
Yes, that’s possible, although I have a little bit of a different theory. I think that those things go hand in hand. That people are embracing godlessness and they’re also not just putting off having kids, but not they’re not even really interested in having kids. The greatest responsibility that they really want is having a dog. I love dogs by the way. But they’re just not interested in taking that step and getting married, having a commitment, and having kids. And again, I think that’s sad because the greatest joy in my life is one, my relationship with Jesus and two, having a baby girl. We actually had our first child 8 weeks ago and I’m a millennial as well, and I just worry that some of these people think that they are going to find lasting happiness just in themselves, making themselves happy, and it’s just not there.
Co-host Ainsley Earhardt agreed, declaring:
Beautifully said. Yes, you’re right.
Relevant remarks begin around the 2:40 minute mark –
The whole thing was simply obnoxious, just as one would expect from Fox and Friends.
Bottom line: Dazed and confused Fox guest Allie Beth Stuckey complains that “godless” millennials are choosing dogs over kids because they are irresponsible, they don’t love Jesus, and they “only want what makes them happy.”