Andrew Coyne in the National Post perfectly illustrates the transcendental degeneration of morality that accompanies the most junior explorations of mainstream media and Canadian high school and university experiences in the absence of a more compelling and upright parental influence — to which I can attest from my own history:
Fortunately, most of us are compelled eventually to make a living in the world and accommodate reality to make a fair game of it, but a vocal minority remain wedded to the scotching of wealth for their subsistence. The permanent infantilization of political understanding is the result of leaving a good portion of the population in possession of the spoils of massive subsidization of academics, professional political lobby groups and all other forms of permanent government dependency.
At some point in his first or second year, the average undergraduate comes to a dreadful, shocking, thrilling, intoxicating realization: Everything I was taught to believe until now is a lie. We're not the good guys. We're the bad guys: the West, white people, my parents, whatever. Grasping this insight is the key to enlightenment, and enlightenment is the key to, among other things, pulling chicks. […]
Tuesday, August 29, 2006
Posted by MapMaster on Tuesday, August 29, 2006