The Occupy movement has breathed life into the dead bones of a progressive vision for America's future. It's an exciting time to participate with it and watch it evolve. It gives us the optimism that a better world is truly possible. And we need that better world, and increasingly need the Occupy movement to grow and flourish because Christian fascism is still at work within our battered nation.
Conservative (i.e., those who think God literally wrote the Bible) Christianity has been rapidly changing and is no longer primarily interested in the interior life. On the surface the rhetoric is about receiving the power of the Holy Spirit that can create ecstatic states of trance and joy and supernatural speaking. It can heal bodily ailments, cast out demons, give sight to the blind and cause the lame to leap.
But today's Christianity is all about societal domination. Christian fascists have for the last couple decades been a organizing a "Reclaiming the Seven Mountains Campaign" throughout church networks. The Seven Mountains