“Socialism, like the ancient ideas from which it springs, confuses the distinction between government and society. As a result of this, every time we object to a thing being done by government, the socialists conclude that we object to its being done at all. We disapprove of state education. Then the socialists say that we are opposed to any education. We object to a state religion. Then the socialists say that we want no religion at all. We object to a state-enforced equality. Then they say that we are against equality. And so on, and so on. It is as if the socialists were to accuse us of not wanting persons to eat because we do not want the state to raise grain.” (Frederic Bastiat, a 19th Century French thinker)
This is how socialists, Communists — and today’s woke totalitarians in America — get to you. Through moral guilt.
Don’t misunderstand. These are not moral people. They are SCUM. They are parasites. They have nothing to offer, other than destruction. They are the social and intellectual equivalents of suicide-homicide destroyers. Think 9/11 — on a never-ending scale. That’s what we’re up against in America today, with our entire government, our woke corporations, our government propaganda mills we still call schools, our tech companies acting as censoring agents for the government … with EVERYTHING.
But they get to you by saying, in effect, “You’re a bad person if you don’t agree with me.” They’re using YOUR standard of “good” and “bad”. As Bastiat points out, they take it for granted that education is good — and that if you don’t support state-monopolized education, then you’re against education. There’s no way to be FOR something good unless you’re FOR what they want … and nothing else.
This is how today’s woke totalitarians have morally disarmed and immobilized most people. We saw it with COVID, but (left uncorrected) we’re going to see it with everything else. We’re giving up our prosperity, our affordable gas, our baby formula, our individual rights, and ultimately our whole civilization as we’ve known it. Why? Because to fail to do so would be to go against the woke rulers; and to go against them makes you A BAD PERSON.
Until you grasp that it’s the woke rulers — the people who are calling YOU bad — who are probably the most evil movement in all of human history, a horrific hybrid of Communism, fascism, intolerance, racism and all kinds of other horrible things … until you understand that THESE are the bad guys (every bit as bad as Hitler himself), then you will not be able to understand them, much less defeat them.
The stakes are so high. Human civilization itself is in the balance. At present, we are losing, because most of us have been morally intimidated into thinking we’re bad people. By the likes of the sort of person pictured in this post.
Sad, tragic, and SO unnecessary!
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