The Point: Miley Wants To Be Nothing

Say that again, Miley?! For the Colson Center, I’m John Stonestreet with The Point.

We all know about Miley Cyrus, the child start whose career started on the Disney Channel and then, well, kind of went off the rails.

Now, like so many pop stars, she’s begun offering her thoughts on life, the universe, and other small topics.

Speaking on a British TV show, Cyrus said, “I’m weird for many reasons. I think I feel genderless, I feel ageless. I’m just a spirit soul, not divided by human being, even animals. There’s no me and them and there’s no us and you. I just want to be nothing.”

Now look, it’s easy to laugh off and ignore Miley’s “I am the Walrus” view of life. But the idea she’s expressing—radical self-definition—is the prevailing idea of identity in our culture, which our kids soak in every day.

My new book, “A Practical Guide to Culture” hits this bad idea head-on, and offers advice to help the next generation understand their true identity—made male and female in God’s image. Find the book at


A Practical Guide to Culture: Helping the Next Generation Navigate Today's World
  • John Stonestreet, Brett Kunkle | David C. Cook Publisher | June 2017

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