Sunday, November 27, 2005

The stupidity of evil… or is it the other way around?

Freegans, Fuglies, Muppies… I'd never heard the precise terms before, but I recognized the tendency of so many people, disgusted by western culture, to ascribe the causes to exactly the wrong thing. Meaghan Walker-Williams breaks a brief blogging silence to show us the people who, prompted by their revulsion, are actively making everything even worse:

[I]t's one thing to understand on an intellectual level that western culture is rotting slowly from the inside out, so horribly that the stench makes it unbearable to live with, unless one is willing to consume either large amounts of wine, or perhaps pop a xanax or two, or pray on a nearly hourly basis......and thereby have a good laugh about it all...

But it’s quite another to celebrate Western Civilization’s long march on towards the Endarkenment[…]