Jan 26Liked by Helen Dale, Lorenzo Warby

Great insight. Covers in a lot more detail one of the aspects I've investigated in that Region is more of a Psychology than a Theology. Once you see this, so much of politics makes so much more sense!


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πŸ‘πŸ™‚ Particularly appreciate the Cole's Notes version, the "adumbration" -- not least for providing a new word to roll around on the tongue. πŸ™‚

Though I kind of wonder what is the bottom line, the objective in mind. No doubt it helps to have a solid grasp of the tools of the trade before trying to build a house --- or maybe more to the point, to tear one down. But absent that objective, the process seems rather "academic", and not likely to bear much in the way of useful fruits or other outcomes.

I see that there's a new university created in Texas -- at which Kathleen Stock has taken a position in -- to do an end-run on the Woke at current institutions. Though in her case, I'm not sure that her syllabus in feminism is much of an improvement.

But what's clearly needed -- which I think you've elaborated on -- is the gutting of much the humanities departments, at least those with any whiff of gender ideology. Getting you to apply for the position of Minister of Education to implement that policy, to clean out the Augean stables in those departments might be a step in right direction as well. πŸ™‚

As Yogi Berra is reputed to have said, "In theory, there's no difference between theory and practice; in practice there is." A distinction that many seem to have lost sight of.

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Jan 27Liked by Helen Dale, Lorenzo Warby

Agreed that modern Crittery takes up the activist framework of Marxism while picking and choosing from the beliefs.

But the utopian future itself seems to be one of the beliefs they don't bother with. Their doctrines are famously pessimistic. Postmodernisn teaces that truth claims will always be mere power plays. Race critters say racism is ineradicable.

I sometimes hear them use aspirational language on normies. But even that is weak tea. Commies promising to end poverty makes sense when there's a lot of poverty around. Critters rubbing out invisible racism doesn't create vivid vision of the future.

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Mar 29Liked by Helen Dale, Lorenzo Warby

Great analysis. Love the Hegel joke.

Effective Altruism follows logically--they can model (see climate change) the future in such detail that they can justify any means to enable the glorious, transformational future.

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