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The Book of Progressive Chauvinism: Rules for Usurpers
The People's Cube ^ | 5-26-13 | Oleg Atbashian

Posted on 05/26/2013 7:06:52 PM PDT by ReformationFan

There is a reason why snobby elites on the Upper West Side of Manhattan generously donate to leftist causes and support leftist politicians. Snobs and radicals often act in accord because they are not opposites, as some believe, but rather spiritual cousins - equally despising "the bourgeois," sharing a low view of humanity as herd animals, and sorting people not on their individual merits but by color, income, occupation, ethnicity, gender, and any other characteristic except the content of their minds.

Elitists share the presumption that people of the world cannot think for themselves and have no room in their souls for individual ambitions and achievements outside of what the government is giving them. Short of stating it explicitly, elitism implies that "the masses" are mindless, spiritless creatures without free will, always in need of the largesse of the state, and for their own good the state ought to nationalize the country's resources in order to feed its subjects.

While the road to tyranny is paved with elitist beliefs, it still takes a nation to take this road, and a self-appointed vanguard to convince, organize, and lead them.

The term "elites" doesn't do justice to such a vanguard, which in addition to powerful snobs has its share of drug addicts, bohemians, housewives, union workers, and students, drawing its members from all classes, ethnicities, and professional backgrounds.

The trait that unites this diverse demographic is their smug and prejudiced belief in the superiority of their own ideology, often accompanied by malice and hatred towards those they deem inferior.

Perhaps, it's time to introduce a new term to the national discourse: Progressive Chauvinism.

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TOPICS: Conspiracy; Government; History; Politics
KEYWORDS: chauvinism; communism; leftism; progressive; totalitarianism
"My empirical observations have led me to conclude that Progressive Chauvinists are almost completely devoid of self-awareness, assuming the right to control the lives of others out of confidence in their higher mission to help the welfare of less fortunate, "backward" people who have miraculously been left without any ability to govern themselves.

In this sense, the United States has for some time consisted of two parallel nations: those who think of themselves as "progressives" and those who don't. ~"

1 posted on 05/26/2013 7:06:52 PM PDT by ReformationFan
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks ReformationFan.

2 posted on 05/26/2013 10:24:47 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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To: ReformationFan

And where is the highest incidence of progressive pigs found? In the old media monopoly. We best be organizing to fight for our freedom.

3 posted on 05/27/2013 4:56:19 AM PDT by Neoliberalnot (Marxism works well only with the uneducated and the unarmed.)
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To: SunkenCiv

You’re welcome. It’s a somewhat long article but a good one.

4 posted on 05/27/2013 8:58:07 AM PDT by ReformationFan
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