Wrapped in the rhetoric of authenticity and awareness, “progressive” Utopianism is anti-intellectual in the expectation that the “progressive” virus will solve the very problems that it has created.
Is the Trauma Industry’s condemnation of the past (M. Gerson, 21 Nov.) a cover for despair in facing the future, its hostility toward past experiences and lessons actual evidence of “progressive” bankruptcy?
Remember that media journalists are employees clinging to the ragged edge of their contracts, ensconced in their income-segregated neighborhoods desperately shielding their assets. The Free Press is a corpse! (David Jasper, 30 Nov.)
In the U.S. and Europe, sold-out politicians, educators, follywood pretenders, and media howlers have created a system of anti-intellectual apartheid. Don’t Marxist concepts belong in a museum of failed ideas considering its bloody history?
Jesse L. Warmack