The NTY has a story about Iowan Evangelicals scratching their heads and wondering how and when they became national pariahs. They can’t wrap their heads around anything, especially this Donald Trump character. I wish the NYT had a comments section so we could see all the nice liberals who used to say “who could possibly suffer from gays having the right to marry?” now saying “serves the bastards right”.
The things that defined a culture – a way of interpreting life, a set of morals, rules, traditions and goals were great if you wanted stability and inter generational solidarity, but if you want money and power those things have to be destroyed every few years and replaced with the new and improved. If you build things to last, you can’t get rich selling new things.
In the constant recreation of morals there are winners, and there are losers. It is like musical chairs, when the next fad of comes around you are either an early adopter or you are a hatemonger.
And hate has no rights.
It would be nice to retire to the quiet life and hate in peace, but there is no private sphere to retreat to, because everything is politics all the time. You can’t even turn on a football game without being subjected to fascist military celebrations and BLM protests.
The future is a screaming match between a fat sweaty Trump supporter and a fat sweaty college feminist, with you tied up and gagged in a chair between them. Their argument makes no sense because it isn’t about truth – the rules of argument change every few minutes.