To quote Michael Knowles loosely, “Those who believe they are morally superior to the people who made this country possible are standing on the shoulders of giants, but they think they are flying.”
We have a sickness in this country. It’s not racism. It’s not sexism. It’s not even corporate greed — comparatively. No. The greatest sickness we have is the complete a-historical belief that the strong men who made our way of life possible were sub-human monsters.
We have colleges full of people who have never accomplished anything and who never will. These same people condemn times and figures they do not understand. They cry racist, sexist…well, you’ve heard it all before at this point.
They believe their feelings are more important than the truth. They believe being challenged on their ideas is a hate crime. And the undeniable fact is they have been taught to believe these things on purpose by people who should know better.
A scene from an old David Carradine film Circle of Iron comes to mind. He played a traveling monk, and when faced with an obscenely rude child, he struck him forcefully in the face.
What today’s snowflakes need is an ideological and persistent version of that.
Here’s Fox & Friends with Larry Winget, who says to snowflakes, “you’re not special.”