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Thursday, February 23, 2023


 Although I disagree with conservatives and would never vote for a Republican, my instinctual reaction to so-called "wokeness" is attuned to what a conservative would react to.  The constant linguistic and performative posturing, etc... 

Put in another way, it is what would bother an old style liberal too: the lack of nuance, the dogmatism, the denial of basic reality.  I'm noticing this too in others of my age or older. Our bullshit detectors are just stronger, maybe. 

I don't believe in organized politics--I'm a Democrat (attributed to Will Rogers) 

A liberal is someone who can't take his (or her) own side in an argument.  (Robert Frost?). 

[A liberal is a man too broadminded to take his own side in a quarrel.]

1 comment:

Leslie B. said...

But that's not even a description of someone marginally conscious. The old-style liberals disagreed with people like Stokely Carmichael, etc., whom they did not consider to be affected, but dangerous