Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Beyond Nostradamus?

No one, not even perhaps Ayn Rand predicted the resurrection of the Far Left in the beginning of the 21st century. Her acolyte Peikoff did forecast the emergence of Fascism in the US and that is shaping up accurately with the rise of Trump and the Alt right. So where do we go now and what can we do about it, taken so off guard as we admittedly have been, off footed with not a little chagrin into the bargain?

 Objectivists are running around like headless chickens, turning to in-fighting and frankly exasperation at some of their fellows who bizarelly and for God only knows what conceivable reason other than uncontrolled rage or mass hysteria have mind blowingly conflated Trumpism with Objectivism. Even more worrying is they appear to be beyond reasoning with and when their contradictions are pointed out they double down on them and create a word fog of obsfuscation to justify their hair brained ratiocinations. No reverse gear clearly.

Right now I have no clue where we go from here which hardly makes for a satisfactory blog post I know and apologies for that but there we are. Our thinking hopefully starts right here.

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