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The Problem of Ideology

Ideology
"If we're not careful, ideology can seduce us into complacency. We become blindly obedient and no longer wish to spring forth from it."

On the Wisdom of Left-Wing Intellectuals

intellectuals
"As perceptive as much of the intellectual’s criticism frequently is, it is made from a highly idealistic and passionately ideological position."

Nazism Was Socialism

Nazism
"Socialism can only reach its stated goals through evolving into totalitarianism. It will look drastically different than what the goodwill socialist envisions. It will be closed-minded and nationalistic."

Nationalism is America First

Nationalism
"Before joining a tribe and throwing ideological titles around we ought to learn the pros and cons, history and meanings, and most importantly some actual depth to the things we claim to support."

Why the Canada Summer Jobs Program Should Be Scrapped

Canada
"If your goal is to create a prosperous society that manages scarce resources efficiently, then it’s time to kill the Canada Summer Jobs program and all other “make work” programs."

American Culture Wars Have International Consequences

American
"The rest of the world has to toe the line and adhere to the Overton window created in the halls of American universities and in the streets of Hollywood. This is ludicrous."

The Myth of Democracy

Democracy
"The manipulation and slanted use of the term allows for the masses to think that they have some sort of say in the process. However, the idea of American democracy is just as much myth as the idea that Denmark is socialist."

What Is Your Fair Share?

fair share
"When it comes to calculating our fair share, we would need surely to assess the benefits of how society is arranged and the ways we inherit and gain from the aspects that fall to our favor, no? Frankly, no."

This Day I Bid You Shout

Black City
"Thirty years had passed since the walls went up. They’d been celebrated within the Black City. Each white brick laid was one step closer to safety."

The Left Is Confused By Peter Buttigieg’s Sexuality

Peter Buttigieg
"But this is where the identity politics of the Left becomes problematic. It makes people blind to what is unique about a person in exchange for a categorical interpretation of their existence."

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