Why has Progressivism kept winning for the past century? There’s one key reason: their control of education.
Education has always attracted the world-improvers. They learned well from the metaphysical faith traditions. It’s no accident that Catholic schools pepper the planet and the Saudi funding of rock-back-and-forward-dreaming-of-virgins madrassas has created the foundation for an emerging pan-continental Islamic empire. The socialists learned from that example. If you’re indoctrinating your opponents’ children, then it doesn’t matter that they’re right and your beliefs are nuts. Let him fight his ‘culture war’. You’ll win.
Progressivism (I’m using this as an umbrella term for all iterations of leftism – Whiggism, communism, Fabian socialism, social democracy, fascism, national socialism, Cultural Marxism – same virus different update) has literally been renewed with fresh blood as each generation comes of age.… Read the rest