In learning the history of Maoist China and Stalin’s Soviet Union, I always used to wonder how such tyrannical, totalitarian regimes, run by just an elite few, ever managed to get into power over millions and millions of people. Now we’re watching it in action.
I heard someone the other day refer to those on the Left as the “Wokestapo”. I think it’s a very good term for those who believe that they are awake but are actually suffering from a sort of tyrannical, white-knuckled approach to life that comes out of unresolved personality orders.Continue reading
I watched Helen Mirren last night in Woman In Gold, the story of how an Austrian women recovered her family’s portrait of her aunt Adele, the woman in question who was painted by Gustav Klimt for this stunning masterpiece in gold leaf that had been stolen during World War Two by the Nazis.
I found the film to be very moving, and it hit me on so many levels because it brought up parallel issues in our situation today. So please forgive me for breaking Godwin’s Law in highlighting these.
Much as I find it amusing to be called a Nazi, or far right, or a white supremacist, or a racist, or a xenophobe, or a homophobe, or an Islamophobe, or anti-semitic – as it is so far from the truth – I don’t find it so amusing when the press tries to smear Donald Trump with the same pig manure, as they are currently.
It’s ironic, because the only player in the Charlottesville theatre that has any history of collaboration with the Nazis is the funder of Antifa, George Soros, and he describes those days in which he sold out his own people to the SS as “the happiest in my life”. Continue reading