Skip to comments.Time to Take the Initiative
Posted on 09/18/2021 3:57:30 AM PDT by Kaslin
We conservatives possess a terrible habit that must be shed if we wish to save this country: We constantly obsess over leftist behavior. We ask questions like: Why do liberals teach students to hate America? Why do they force children to wear masks? Why does Facebook and Twitter censor free speech?
Do liberals obsess over our psyche? No, they don’t. They go about their business taking over every facet of American culture and crushing dissent while we ask: Why are they doing that?
Practically speaking, it’s utterly irrelevant why the left does what it does. The only thing that matters is: What are we going to do about it?
Right now, the left is targeting our children, forcing them to wear masks and receive Covid vaccines. We can spend hours psychoanalyzing why the left is so impervious to scientific evidence, but a much better use of our brain cells would be to explore how we can start our own elementary schools and universities.
Conservatives represent half the population, yet how many prominent right-wing colleges exist in this country? One? Two? It’s pathetic.
Can you imagine how much power we would have over the minds of the next generation if a group of wealthy conservatives opened 5-10 top-quality universities across the country? Can you imagine how much worse this country will be in 20 years if we don’t take this step and allow liberals to continue educating our youth?
If I were a billionaire, I would open a university tomorrow and make two announcements:
1) Every qualified student – vaccinated or not – is welcome on campus.
2) Every professor who has been “canceled” by his institution over the past 5-10 years for expressing forbidden ideas is welcome to teach at my university.
Over night, this university would attract some of the most interesting minds in America (bland professors don’t get canceled) and become an exciting hub of academic freedom and excellence. Countless children from conservative families and others would flock to this new university instead of Ivy League colleges, which corrupt so many idealistic souls.
When we’re not obsessing over leftist behavior, we tend to whine about it. For example, we grumble about censorship on Facebook and Twitter. These platforms are of course evil, but why are we always complaining about them and not starting our own? Many conservative thinkers say that’s impossible, but there’s no reason it should be, and truly one of the greatest missed opportunities in recent memory was Donald Trump’s decision not to join Gab after he was expelled from Twitter. Had he joined it on January 7, Gab would have almost instantaneously become a true competitor to Twitter.
I don’t wish to live in an America that has two of everything – two university systems, two Hollywoods, two sets of social media platforms, two banking systems, two NBAs, etc. But we’re reaching the point where we don’t have a choice. The left won’t let us speak or live freely. So we really only have two options: Whine all day about it or start our own alternative set of institutions and rebuild this country from scratch.
I opt for the latter. But we will never be able to accomplish anything as long as we complain and ask, “Why does the left…?” We need all our smartest conservatives thinking, not about leftists, but about ourselves. How can we create conservative schools, how can we make conservative movies, how can we start airlines that won’t demand proof of vaccination?
Not whining. Acting.
Absolutely right. Being right is not enough if we don’t fight to fix what’s wrong.
We need our smartest conservatives thinking about how can we create conservative schools, how can we make conservative movies, how can we start airlines that won’t demand proof of vaccination?.....etc, etc, etc.....Not whining. Acting.
This is a very deep truth - but one which can be very hard for Conservatives (who implicitly reject a "malignant universe" outlook) to accept.
I could not disagree more, it is vitally important to our survival that we fully understand why the left does what it does which is really another way of asking, why does the left think the way it does?
Those of us on this forum who for years have been shouting dire warnings about the effects across the whole of our culture, especially education, of The Frankfurt School's Marxist ideology know that left-wing action emanates from left-wing ideology. If you want to defeat left-wing action you have to know their motivation.
Know thy enemy, know thyself,Sun Tzu, The Art of War
It heartens us that others such as Mark Levin are joining in the exposure of The Frankfurt School in his new book, American Capitalism. I understand that he also couples his exposure of neo-Marxism with a chapter for action.
Thus the author of this article should be pleased that the call to action is made but it can only be effective if it is intelligently directed and that requires that we understand the enemy and its seductive ideology.
I get “I don’t understand, what are they thinking”? from a friend of mine all the time. As if they are of sound mind and body. It comes down to we the people literally, there is no knight in shining armor coming to save us, the knight in shining armor IS US.
Yeah... me too.
One little catch.
What are we going to do about it...
I agree that this is a very deep truth and Conservatives do have trouble accepting this truth. They don’t “get it”.
If you want to know the Left, DO NOT chase each “issue” like a dog chasing its tail, they can screw any issue faster than you can process “issues”. They LIVE by, “The issue is NEVER the issue, the ISSUE is the Revolution”...
What is their doctrine, their reason to exist? If you want to know where the Left will (has) attempted to destroy America you have to look no further than what God has ordained. They exclusively attack the list of things God has ordained.
Next time you are thinking about one of their freedom and life negating policies, preface it with the phrase, “Hath God said”...
They cannot deviate from this reality because they are COMPLETELY NOT self aware. This is because, unlike the founding fathers, they COMPLETELY reject God, which ultimately is the only relationship that endures.
Bad news? Yes, Conservatives (and many in church) don’t get it because their fight (in Amarica) is to “ get back to normal” where their disposible income spent at stores flooded with products made elsewhere cause them to contextualize the problem as an annoyance to living the old “normal”.
Like the first Bunker Hill “moment” we only survive by the Grace and Mercy of God. Stand on what he ordained and you have a chance of meeting and blocking every attack on Freedom.
How can anyone not understand what motivates the Left?
You cannot be serious.
Do not mistake the inaction by our side with not understanding the enemy.
> ...crushing dissent...
Hmmm... freerepublic.com and townhall.com still exist do they not? Last I heard the 5 most popular Youtube pages were held by conservatives (Ben Shapiro et al).
Believing that your opinion is not sufficiently popular is not the same as repression. Why do we have to have this apocalyptic tone?
> Why does Facebook and Twitter censor free speech?
This is a conservative victory, not a defeat. For decades conservative have argued for the primacy of business interests (freely made transactions between free people, remember?) while undermining government’s anti-trust enforcement. Now here we are. Facebook and Twitter are free to run their businesses as they see fit and if you don’t like it you are free not to patronize them.
It really confounds me how often the glass being half full is mistaken for the glass being half empty.
Is that you, Paul Begala? I can sniff out a troll a mile away.
Facebook and Twitter have become the defacto enforcers of the DNC. They are collaborators with the CCP and Deep State. That is not what’s called a “private” business. They are unregistered lobbyist.
I love this article. It’s because there are too many new posts here pointing out too many outrageous things going on but no solutions. 2 to one recall loss and people want to bring up fraud? Fight mail in balloting and the ringos. There are primaries if only there are challengers. I could go on.
Too hard. Many red states should just secede and form a new nation not aligned with the coastal DC-NY-LA axis of evil.
That would work for me. Could a working agreement like the old Czechoslovakia work? What about the Articles of Confederation? Leftism should be outlawed. Leftists would have the option of moving to blue states.
Next-call for Quebec separation. That would give us the Canada’s west but first things first.
The enemy is not going to stand still. Even Facebook themselves will do it in order to marginalize and shut down the competition.
Wouldn’t quicker results come from a massive endowment to conservative universities such as Hillsdale? The infrastructure is already in place.
“ it is vitally important to our survival that we fully understand why the left does what it does which is really another way of asking, why does the left think the way it does?”
The only thing that’s vital to our survival is recognizing the truth of my tagline. And then acting on that truth.
Clearly, you are the one who is unserious. Conservatives have contested countless issues with leftists and lost virtually every one as we watched the left shape all the issues, dominate our educational system, structure the media to their advantage, conquer the courts, steal our vocabulary and generally dominate discourse.
Let's keep doing it your way, exulting in our own ignorance even as we lose every institution.
“Let’s keep doing it your way,..”
Uhhh, tell me, what exactly is “my way”
Wow, that was easy. Just become a billionaire and start your own university.
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