Via Billy Beck, Roger Kimball's The treason of the intellectuals in The New Criterion is a highly recommended criticism of the intellectual posturing behind multiculturalism and post-modernism.
From the beginning, or to be more precise, from the time of Plato until that of Voltaire, human diversity had come before the tribunal of universal values; with Herder the eternal values were condemned by the court of diversity.
I cannot do the piece justice… it can be read in full here.
As the impassioned proponents of “diversity” meet the postmodern apostles of acquiescence, fanaticism mixes with apathy to challenge the commitment required to preserve freedom.
Also recommended, Mack Burped, a new blog that is worth keeping an eye on, celebrates the anniversary of Mussolini's death:
And, as Mack continues, the New Deal keeps on getting newer and bigger…
During his reign of oppression and media control, Mussolini, and his economic model, fascism, won the accolades of government-protection-seeking businesses, the magazines and newspapers they owned, and other morons in North America. Fascism (today, the politically correct terms include "corporativism", "corporatism", or "public-private partnership") also became the model upon which Franklin Delano Roosevelt would base his "New Deal".
Friday, April 28, 2006
Posted by MapMaster on Friday, April 28, 2006