Socialism: Where Principles Don’t Matter

I like Caitlin, for the most part, and rarely divest energy into pushing back against those who seem to me to be on the same page as far as ending the global Military Industrial Complex (along with the Pharmaceutical Industrial Complex, Food Industrial Complex and, so on) and in general seems to stand for the liberty and good of the common man.

But I really welcome those moments where I can Individuate from the cracks of the Progressive collectivist push, and here is such a one. So, thank you in advance, Caitlin.

“Defending the most powerful is always the wrong position. Defending cops from the people. The rich from the poor. The US empire from weaker powers. White people from the causes of people of color. Men from feminism. Israel from Palestinians. You’re just helping to create a more unjust and imbalanced world.” Caitlin Johnstone

WOW! The delusions here just smack me right in the face! So, who is right doesn’t matter. Justice doesn’t matter. Poor, disenfranchised, weak, that’s all that matters. What matters, whether wrong or right, Is ONLY that the strong don’t win.

Since when did ‘unjust’ come to mean ‘not sanctioned by the masses’?
Since when did ‘imbalanced’ come to mean ‘cops, white people, men, and Israel are ALWAYS wrong’ just because they are stronger?

What happened to discernment? Why is everyone a member of a group before they are treated as individual cases?

If defending the most powerful is ALWAYS the wrong position, are we to assume the weakest ALWAYS know best?

What happens then when you are among the strongest yourself, Caitlin? I guess we must assume you will then always be wrong, unless you are standing for those weakest links, who will always be right.

I welcome you to a very fun Adulthood, in that case, and look forward to hearing how awesome it is for you to forever bow to the weakest links, no matter whether right or wrong, just because they are so pitiful in their weakness. No strong man is ever right or good, unless they are taking a knee to the consensus trance.

And the weakest in their collective consensus trance is always right and Hitler was also American, because everything evil originated from here, and remains the sole global scourge, obviously. As long as we are promoting weakness, it’s all good.

Author: KenshoHomestead

Creatively working toward self-sufficiency on the land.

5 thoughts on “Socialism: Where Principles Don’t Matter”

  1. Something more occurred to me… Her words also reflect “either or” thinking. And, nuances be damned. I have been my own victim on that. I can be so “just the facts” (black & white) left-brained at times that I miss the 1,000 shades of grey that is perpetually attached to any given act, event or thought.

    Then, I’m led to the old statement…”There are lies, damn lies & statistics.” 😄

    Thanks. You got shiny pearls of wisdom this time. My next response may resemble a brain fart. 😁

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  2. What you have described, effectively, is the death of common sense. Might is not always right but, weak isn’t always absolved.

    Also, too, there is the problem of forming an opinion on a particular issue when the opinion-former isn’t involved in said issue. And, a CIA-controlled media doesn’t help.

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