Virtual Virtue

It is not healthy for a society to live two lives that are antithetical, as America has been doing in recent decades.

Disillusionment with government and popular culture arises at anger over two entirely different realities. One truth is politically correct and voiced on the news and by the government. It is often abstract and theoretical. And the other truth is empirical, hushed and accepted informally by ordinary people from what they see and hear on the ground.

Public orthodoxy signals virtue, private heterodoxy ensures ostracism. So Americans increasingly make the necessary adjustments, modeling their lives in some part as those once did in totalitarian societies of the 20th century. The reality they live is the stuff of the shadows; the falsity they are told and repeat is public and amplified.

Cynicism and eventual anger at the schizophrenia are always the harvests of such bipolarity.

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  • Hard Little Machine

    The Daily Waterfall of Retards in Sweden isn’t interesting any more.

  • WalterBannon

    the west is like the soviet union in the decades before its fall-all the peasants know it is a sham

  • ontario john

    One thing we know about leftists, is they love to throw other people’s money around. The media is excited that feminist Trudeau is giving two and a half million dollars to muslims in Burma. Yes, if there is any muslims in the world that need money, little Justin is there. Because there is nothing in Canada to spend money on.

    • Tooth&Claw

      Every day I hate him more . Come and get me.