“The object of life is not to be on the side of the majority, but to escape finding oneself in the ranks of the insane.” -Marcus Aurelius
How appropriate this is when applied to the backdrop of today’s version of Western Civilization, if you can call it civilization at all.
I was reading Drudge the other day and found an article that I will not link here, since the readers do not need to add another few points to their blood pressure. It is there is a person with severe delusions regarding their gender. I believe it was a woman pretending to be a man and expecting the rest of us to join them in there delusion, or else be labeled with some variation of bigotry. The subject of the article was dismayed that despite their decision to masquerade as a man, she was still having a monthly menstruation and was forced to buy a $12 pink box of tampons that had a woman (by all evidence, an actual one) on the front of it. In the article the mentally ill woman complained about the price, complained about the look of the box itself, complained about the “dysphoria” her monthly event caused her, and there was even a tone of surprise that I sensed. Surprise at the fact that the menstruation didn’t cease the moment this individual decided that she was now a man. NBC News of course thought this was newsworthy and ran it like a serious piece. That’s our media, and they wonder, they legitimately wonder, why at least 40% of the US population don’t take them seriously anymore.
You and I are expected to full embrace these delusion, these literal delusions, and take part in them, encourage them. We are expected to alter our own language and behavior, our own perception of reality. We are expected to offer our minds and the minds of our children to the alter of this insanity. This is the new Western Civilization in the 21st century.
I’m currently taking an art history class in pursuit of my bachelor’s degree. My degree is totally unrelated to either art or history, but I chose art history over the other humanities because I love history, and the art of a society is conjoined with its history. The art that a people produces is a direct reflection of what they hold to be valuable, what they see to be important, what they want the world to remember them by. It reflects their society’s personality and what makes that society good, in their view. It tells us what those people respected and found to be beautiful.
This becomes instantly apparent looking at the art of Ancient Greece and Ancient Rome. It’s obvious in the art of the Middle Ages. The art of the Renaissance blatantly shows a civilization breaking through a wall into modernity, into the good of modernity. So then what does the art of today’s Western Civilization tell us that it values? What do the people of Western Civilization hold dear today? What beauty do we find in our people?
Nothing. Today, Western Civilization values nothing, holds nothing dear, respects nothing, takes what should be beautiful and either tears it down or ignores it.
The book “The Naked Communist” had 45 goals to destroy the US, in which “US” could really be seen as non-communist Western Civilization. Number 23 said “Our goal is to promote ugliness, repulsive, meaningless art.” I was at the University of Florida earlier this year and saw a piece of “art” in an open area near some museums. The piece was simply three, long metal beams. Two of them formed an “x” and the other was propping them upright. That was it. That is art in our modern civilization. Recently I read that an art exhibit had a piece that sold for quite a lot of money. It was a banana duct taped to the wall. There have been several pieces of art made entirely, or mostly, from shit. Excuse my language here, but is that what our society, our civilization here in the West, values and holds dear? Shit?
There are not that many of us left today, those of us who find ourselves in a smaller and smaller minority of the sane. We must find each other, stay together, steel ourselves against the insane majority. They’ve taken so much, our academia, our government, our businesses and corporations, our sciences and our art. They’re attacking our religion and our churches, and have succeeded in corrupting much of the leaders in the Catholic, Methodist and Episcopalian churches. The Baptists are feeling that heat. They’re now trying to take our minds by pushing us to join them in their delusional reality and they surely are trying to take our children. But they’re going to hit a wall against those few of us who remain grounded, and make no mistake they will react violently.
Be ready, and give them no ground on your mind or the minds of your children.