Monday, June 5, 2023

Mexican humanism is a ‘wink’ from La Luz del Mundo to 4T: Barranco

The name of the political group Humanismo Mexicano, emanating from the leadership of the religious organization La Luz del Mundo, seems to be “a sign” for Morena to engage in complicity in religiously conservative areas of the country, where it is difficult for the official party to be political. to penetrate

This was expressed in an interview by political analyst Bernardo Barranco. live aristeguiafter the last 28 April, the General Council of national election institute (INE) unanimously approved granting it registration as a National Political Group (APN).

Humanismo is composed of people associated with the leadership of the Mexicano religious organization La Luz del Mundo, whose world leader is Naason Joaquin Garcia who was sentenced to 16 years in prison after reaching an agreement to drop the trial for sexual abuse of minors.

“Just when we thought the religious invasion of political life was over social encounter party And its second part, the Solidarity meeting, returns through Humanismo Mexicano,” Barranco said.

The analyst recalled that the term ‘Mexican humanism’ was coined by Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador During his report for the fourth anniversary of his accession to the Presidency of the Republic on 27 November.

nominated by the president political ideology about his administration, and explained that, although he was nurtured by universal ideas, “the essence of our project comes from our millennial cultural greatness and our extraordinary and fruitful political history.”

The goal is to “achieve the ideal of living in a better, more just and egalitarian society”, he maintained during his report, and specified that he would not elites who monopolize This attribution but same population.

collusion of religion and politics

The president’s adoption of a coined term as a name is part of “electoral political flirtation for the Fourth Amendment”, Barranco explained, though he clarified that his intentions may go beyond a name.

The religious issues specialist recalled that since its inception nearly a century ago, light of the world adopted as mode of operation A dynamic of exchange of favors of political, economic and power.

Initially, the religious provided their clergy But To participate in rallies and broadcast their electoral preferences in exchange for land and tax exemptions.

Currently, the religious group claims to have around 5 million followers worldwide. their combining power allowed them collect 25 thousand signatures of support For the INE to grant Humanismo Mexicano the status of a national political group, when it had a minimum of 5,000 to obtain it.

Mexican humanism is a 'wink' from la luz del mundo to 4t: barranco

Nason Joaquin’s “strong” comeback

For Bernardo Barranco, it is possible to interpret the political movement that shaped Mexican humanism in two ways.

“Like a strategy to face the crisis that the light of the world is currently experiencing, to survive the situation itself as Contribution to the process of fourth transformation Committed to supporting the places where it is most difficult for them to get votes, which is the central region and part of the north of the country”, he said.

On the other hand, “there may be a kind of permanent spring of this Pentecostal fervor in public life,” he warned.

Although its spiritual leader, Naason Joaquin, is currently serving a prison sentence in the United States. 16 year sentence for sexual abuse Barranco warns of the possibility that “in a few years we may see a strong political return of the self-proclaimed “prophet” of La Luz del Mundo”.

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