Skip to comments.The Decay and Fall of the West
Posted on 12/10/2008 1:27:14 PM PST by AJKauf
Is our society losing its way? An interview with psychiatrist and thinker Dr. Theodore Dalrymple.
Bernard Chapin: In your essay, The Roads to Serfdom, you refer to a famous quote by George Bernard Shaw, who said, We are all socialists now. Are we all on the brink of becoming socialists once again? Why do you think, given the oppressive and pernicious nature of this method of governance, it remains politically viable?
Dr. Dalrymple: I think it more likely that there will be an increase in corporatism than in socialism. America will not be socialist, but it might be corporatist (there is always a tendency to this deformation in modern societies). You will find an increase in public spending with an increase in contracts given to businessmen with political contacts or who are politically pliable. Mr. Obama strikes me as a Blair figure rather than, say, a Leninist. ...
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No worries. We’ll all be dhimmis long before we’re socialists.
On the contrary, I think we’ll be temporarily socialists in order to weaken our country so that we’ll then become permanent dhimmis.
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