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Stuck on Stupid is Systemic - nestgem - 12-26-2017

Stuck on Stupid is Systemic

<span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Once in a while a phrase embodies the critical circumstances of the times.&nbsp; Society is essentially stuck on stupid.&nbsp; The American social order is especially afflicted with the habitual disease of self-delusion.&nbsp; In their gut people feel that all is not well.&nbsp; But few know in their bones that the cause of the discontent is a lethal cancer.&nbsp; The illusion of progress even infects the body politick.&nbsp; The nature of or the methods used to practice the black ops of <a href="http://batr.org/realpolitik.html">realpolitik</a> is lost on the vast majority of empathic - socially acceptable - populace.&nbsp; The notion that to be a good citizen, one must internalize the popular culture and established order is a malignant death sentence.&nbsp; This vast melanoma of a deceptive virus is spread by defining the ‘PC’ limits and curtailing meaningful political debate.&nbsp; At its core is the art of perfecting stupidity as a national standard of conduct.</span><br /><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;"><br /></span><a href="http://batr.org/view/092605.html"><span style="font-family: Trebuchet MS, sans-serif;">Read the entire essay from the View from the Mount archives</span></a>