Monday, February 17, 2020

The Irrational Consequences Of Rational Politics

The people, who self-identify as rational, demand the impossible, which is to say, to achieve the ends without the means. In the last 100 years, their politics has been motivated by seven concerns: liberty, global free markets, atheism, individualism, anti-racism, world peace, and small government. They want to radically transform the world, and their notion of these seven concerns is utopian, which ensures that their political agenda is unachievable. Their utopianism drives normal people away from them. Instead of popularizing political values, the people, who self-identify as rational, have succeeded in demonstrating that political values have very little to do with the life of the common man and in some ways are anti-life.

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