Who's gonna be the next President of the Heritage Foundation?
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9 Mar
1971 college kids: Summer of Love was the way. Down with courtship and dating strictures of the past! Free love in a free-for-all!

2021 college kids: Can someone teach me like in a class about how to date and make friends?
1971 college kids: These established ways of meeting/dating people are arbitrary! Screw your hypocrisy we will just do wut we want. I'm a grown ass man bro.

2021 college kids: Can we please establish some damn cultural rules/habits here? We will all stay lost children w/o 'em.
1971 college kids: A formal dance is fake—we'll get in touch w/our inner selves & freestyle for brief sexual encounters.

2021: Events like a formal dance requiring w/partners w/no freestyle & no pressure for near immediate sex all ordered towards finding spouse would be amazing.
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9 Mar
It’s not just that it’s all propaganda all the time, but also that even putting that aside—those now writing articles or producing videos are incapable of interpreting the world. They’re incapable of identifying and drawing true or meaningful stories out of the mess of reality.
People have been addicted to screens now for 70 years, so they have a deep effect—& Socrates wanted the lying poets booted out for a reason. But note also that they must keep the “market” unfree as much as possible to maintain their hold. Which is why they rabidly cancel/attack.
This too is an old and human problem. Those who make art, much like in education, are corralled and channeled and distributed by those who understand their power and want to abuse it. And practitioners themselves often get in on the act, if only to keep their bread buttered.
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8 Mar
Correct. And our message should be: "For the love of God, stop caring about people who say they are offended."
"Oh, is this or that hitherto innocuous thing ackshually offensive because you say so? Sorry, don't care. Not interested. Anyone can claim such a thing, and someone always does these days. Boring. Please shut up and go away."
This is offensive!

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6 Mar
Much of the complaints against post-WWII liberalism present as a complaint against "capitalism" or "business" themselves, and so are readily dismissed by the supposed "adults in the room", but this is not the true complaint of most of the young and clear-sighted on the right:
The true complaint is against the idea that business/markets are "value-neutral", or that they can be considered abstractly outside of political or moral or cultural concerns. This is a ridiculous fantasy. But this false notion haunted the right for decades.
The Left understood that business and markets were embedded in culture and politics from the start. So they eventually took 'em over with higher explicit cultural and political purposes in mind. They won, effectively, b/c they understood this obvious truth.
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4 Mar
Of course American Moment wants to put itself in charge and credential a new young elite on the Right. Because this is what is needed. NOTE WELL: National Review still sees itself as the policeman of the "movement" and ATTACKS young conservatives actually doing and building.
I don't know when subscribers will understand, but NR routinely attacks the actual energy on the Right, as if it senses where new and promising signs of life exist and seeks to destroy root them out and destroy them. There was no reason to publish this asinine hit piece.
No *good* reason. There were, of course, many bad ones. Not least of which is that they feel their own power and influence slipping away. At this point, although I hate to have to say it, I don't think that can happen fast enough.
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The most cognitively dissonant aspect of our society is dumping porn all over the internet & into everyone's life, encouraging everyone to have sex w/basically no strictures or purpose whatsoever, celebrating whoring out of girls w/stuff like Only Fans, & then turning around &...
pretending none of this causes any kind of damage or concern & acting shocked when harassment by powerful figures is made public. OMG is Harvey Weinstein a vicious creep? WhO kNeW?!? Is Cuomo creepily sniffing out young staffers to see who's willing? I DON'T BELIEVE IT!?!
Wake the hell up. The halls of power in America are corrupt in every way. This is one of them. How many drug addicted, homeless prostitutes do you have to kill (THAT WE KNOW OF) in LA before the DA takes action again? Could you remind me again?
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