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To: grey_whiskers
Demographics, the argument goes, is destiny.


1) a society's worldview shapes its values which lead to its choices which lead to its actions which lead to its destiny.
2) a worldview of unreason leads to values incompatible with happiness which leads to misery.
3) a demographics that favors the worldview of libtardism is a demographic and a worldview of unreason
4) the libtard worldview of this demographic,if unchecked, is leading the country to unhappiness.

The way to check this negative libtard worldview is to reach and direct the minds of the general public in our current era, so that they will posses the proper worldview.The proper worldview has to take the form of concretes of a special kind: concretes that incorporate and communicate fundamental abstractions, but do so largely by implication - while in explicit terms they engage people's interest and assent by offering them specific items of knowledge and/or value they do understand and desire.

Only cultural products perform this dual task. They alone present a worldview in a form accessible to minds oriented to concretes, concretes such as the stories people enjoy,or the pictures they see on TV or in the movies, or the music they here,or teacher's way of teaching a child how to read, or the way politicians debate the issues on TV.

Cultural works are the proselytizers of worldviews. If the cultural works are accepted by a society not necessarily in theory, but in practice-in the form of purchases, enrollments, votes, applause, and the like, reflecting widespread approval-then the idea they embody reveal a society's actual, functioning worldview, whether generally acknowledged of not. And that worldview will be its destiny.

3 posted on 11/25/2012 2:55:05 PM PST by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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To: mjp
Jiminy Cricket -- I didn't recognize your screen name, and here you are, a class of '99er !

Leave it to a long-time FReeper to write in a paragraph what took me *pages*.

Thanks for the Cliff's Notes.


7 posted on 11/25/2012 4:13:48 PM PST by grey_whiskers (The opinions are solely those of the author and are subject to change without notice.)
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