Masochistic statism, its twin handmaidens to the left and right – those who war against us for the world, and those who war against the world for us – has come alive.
Today, it is only a parody of what will come for the bulk of people living in America. It is also a warning, and I suspect some are waking up to it.
College students, aiming for four or more years of subsidized liberty, some libertine fun, possibly even preparation for a future of service and prosperity, have gotten a little smack of statism right in the kisser.
Even those accustomed to being bossed, manhandled, lied to and abused by public and often private schooling for over a dozen years are starting to question it. The injustice and sheer stupidity of it all is becoming obvious them. I doubt these dear young people are thinking about the oh-so-real health risk they pose to their professors and administrators. God Bless Zoom.
Many, with their parents and benefactors, are also beginning to directly discover the glorious racket of traditional higher ed – politically correct campuses with light filled architecture, yet in many ways filled with addicts, walking suicides, sexual predators and others driven by physical and ideological urges rather than intellectual … and that’s just the administrative and teaching class!
Statism is the problem here, because statism is the melding of men, morality, market and monopoly on the use of force into a single blob. To be relevant, you must be inside it, of it and for it. This used to be Mussolini’s definition of fascism, but no need for history here. History is so irrelevant.
Imprisonment of speech and expression – we’ve observed and lived this for decades as political correctness, maturing into blanking, canceling, me-tooing and doxxing the other. Strait-jacketing critical thought and des
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