Skip to comments.The Nazi Option: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part VI (continued 2)
Posted on 08/24/2009 10:40:38 AM PDT by HorowitzianConservative
Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me: Part I
Hell on Earth: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part II
Boring From Within: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part III
To Have And Have Not: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part IV
Post-modern leftism: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part V
Means and Ends One: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part VI
Means and Ends Two: Alinsky, Beck, Satan and Me, Part VI Continued
Radicals are focused on the future usually the distant future the moment when they will achieve power and institute the reign of social justice. Consequently they view and evaluate the present and the past instrumentally as means to annihilating their adversaries and achieving power and thus instituting the happy future. From an instrumental perspective, it is always helpful in a political battle if your opponents can be portrayed as defending an indefensible and -- better still -- evil past rather than whatever it is they actually happen to be defending, and thus if they can be identified with that evil themselves.
If conservatives defend the Civil Rights Acts of 1964 and 1965, and oppose racial preferences, why not compare them to slave owners and call them racists? If they oppose disloyal, dishonest and violent radicals, it might be helpful to call them Nazis. If liberals or even other leftists who share your progressive goals, nonetheless dont like your methods, how about referring to them as objectively fascist?
This was in fact the exact term Stalin used to denounce the Marxist critics of his policies during the Thirties before he put them in front of firing squads. Alinskys logic and strategy are the same.
(Excerpt) Read more at newsrealblog.com ...
However...a Mossad officer was once quoted as saying that, despite the extensive use of psychological profiling, "we've given up trying understand the mindset of the terrorist."
Horowitz delves deep into the mind of the radical; and perhaps that's because radicals have minds to delve into, in marked contrast to the terrorist, who is simply a mindless tool of evil.
Yes, the arrogant, misguided rich kids who become the romantic "rebels" with their "causes" are simply vain dreamers who take themselves too seriously; and they are the useful idiots of the mindless terrorist -- the blind, reasonless destroyer, who destroys only for the sake of doing so.
piss on that.
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