Paying the price for breakdown of the country's bourgeois culture
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1   P N Dr Lo R   ignore (1)   2017 Sep 19, 11:14am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

This op-ed piece from these two members of academe caused a lot of outrage!
2   Quigley   ignore (0)   2017 Sep 19, 11:21am   ↑ like (1)   ↓ dislike (1)     quote      

They might have written 100% truth, but that won't save them from the Leftists who win by tearing down social order.
3   P N Dr Lo R   ignore (1)   2017 Sep 19, 11:23am   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

"But restoring the hegemony of the bourgeois culture will require the arbiters of culture — the academics, media, and Hollywood — to relinquish multicultural grievance polemics and the preening pretense of defending the downtrodden. Instead of bashing the bourgeois culture, they should return to the 1950s posture of celebrating it."

Like a friend of mine used to say: "you know what 'fat chance' means?"
5   errc   ignore (2)   2017 Sep 19, 12:34pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

This cultural script began to break down in the late 1960s. A combination of factors — prosperity, the Pill, the expansion of higher education, and the doubts surrounding the Vietnam War — encouraged an antiauthoritarian

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They seem to be suggesting that an Authoritarian society is a successful society. That doesn't seem very American.
6   P N Dr Lo R   ignore (1)   2017 Sep 19, 1:04pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

errc says
antiauthoritarian


I think "anti authority" would have been a better way to describe it. What they propose would actually be good for any society.
7   errc   ignore (2)   2017 Sep 19, 1:17pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

P N Dr Lo R says
errc says
antiauthoritarian


I think "anti authority" would have been a better way to describe it. What they propose would actually be good for any society.


An unquestioning populace, who prioritize respect for authority over doing what is right? Obedience is not a virtue.

That sounds wholly anti-American. Hell, we usually wind up going to war to destroy those kind of societies
8   APOCALYPSEFUCKisShostikovitch   ignore (26)   2017 Sep 19, 1:25pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

AMERICA! IS! NOT! SUCKING! COCK! O'! JOB! CREATORS! and OPPORTUNITY! MAKERS! hard enough!

HARDER! AMERICA! HARDER!

And pull those cheeks apart! WIDER!

REMEMBER! Jesus always instructed his people to 'spread both cheeks' in the name of GOD! THE! FATHER!
9   P N Dr Lo R   ignore (1)   2017 Sep 19, 3:31pm   ↑ like (0)   ↓ dislike (0)     quote      

errc says
An unquestioning populace, who prioritize respect for authority over doing what is right?


I don't believe having respect for the proper types of authority such as in the classroom and of law enforcement amounts to an "unquestioning populace".

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