I’m not the first to notice that the people who claimed to be ‘the resistance’ in 2016 are the bandwagon riders in 2021. When the corporations, the government, the political establishment, and entirety of ‘polite society’ are on your side, you might want to reevaluate whether you are in fact, part of the ‘resistance.’ IContinue reading “Once a Rebel, Always a Rebel?”
The cynical redefinition of words is a fundamental part of their dystopian plan to seize power, and it’s working. If you haven’t read Orwell recently, I suggest you do so if you want to understand our current historical moment. Redefining words is an essential strategy totalitarian regimes use to gain power and control, and it’s running rampant. Any deviation from or questioning the ideology of critical theory (sometimes called intersectionality, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion or DEI) gets you labeled as one of these redefined words (racist, sexist, islamophobe, white supremacist, transphobe, TERF, fascist, etc.), effectively shutting opposing viewpoints out of the conversation.