Political Correctness is communist propaganda writ small.

Zenaan Harkness zen at freedbms.net
Fri Jan 11 20:28:58 PST 2019

** Political Correctness Is Much More Harmful Than People Realize
Amalric de Droevig
by Amalric de Droevig[field_author_has_account_] (393 views) on Fri, Jan 11, 2019

A recent poll found that Political Correctness is extremely unpopular
in America, even amongst moderates and independents, which got me
thinking on the subject. There exists an old quote from a famed
British psychiatrist by the name of Anthony Daniels regarding
Political Correctness. It is the best quote I know of on the subject,
and I have been mulling it over for some time, considering its
meaning and its implications. The quote reads:

  Political Correctness is communist propaganda writ small. In my
  study of communist societies, I came to the conclusion that the
  purpose of communist propaganda was not to persuade or convince,
  nor to inform, but to humiliate; and therefore, the less it
  corresponded to reality the better.

  When people are forced to remain silent when they are being told
  the most obvious lies, or even worse when they are forced to repeat
  the lies themselves, they lose once and for all their sense of
  probity. To assent to obvious lies is to co-operate with evil, and
  in some small way to become evil oneself. One's standing to resist
  anything is thus eroded, and even destroyed.

  A society of emasculated liars is easy to control. I think if you
  examine Political Correctness, it has the same effect and is
  intended to.

In this way, Political Correctness can be seen not only as a form of
narrative control and truth suppression, but as a type of relentless
bullying. Speech codes and persistent propaganda no one is even
allowed to object to (like diversity worship or the fictions we
constantly hear about human equality), reinforce society’s sense of
powerlessness. If you can get people to assent to obvious lies, or
better yet to repeat them, or better still to absorb them, which is
to say to lie to themselves, there is virtually nothing you can’t
make them do. You have broken the seal, as drinkers say.

It is as if you have forced a man to murder an innocent, or to rape
his own sister. You have destroyed a bit of his soul, you have forced
him to surrender, to submit, to choose pragmatism over rectitude, to
abandon his reason for the sake of social or professional survival.
Once a man has lost his sense of shame, of pride, of agency, of
integrity, once he must abandon his own conscience and put on a
performance for all the world to see just so that he’ll be socially
accepted, he’s a sheep being led to slaughter at that point. He has
been subjugated completely. His heart is a gaping wound. He has been
warped and debased to his core, to his essence.

We must see Political Correctness then as a very intense form of
psychological and spiritual warfare. The goal of it is not just to
censor ideas and words and keep people in the dark. The ultimate goal
is to destroy the subject’s sense of right, and the subject’s sense
of shame, and most importantly, the subject’s will to resist, to live
a life of authenticity, of honor, of virtue. Once these dams are
broken, vice flows effortlessly downhill for the individual, and for
societies living in the shadow of these dams, known colloquially as
principle, conscience, probity, integrity, honor and civic virtue---
the things that uphold human civilization.

If people aren’t even willing to stand up and rebuff the most glaring
of falsehoods, what will they stand up to? They will go along with
most anything at that point. People conditioned to wear a mask every
day of their lives, to present to the world a perfectly false self,
to celebrate things no decent or sensible person could or would
celebrate, have already assented to the intolerable.

When the most unthinkable atrocities arrive, they will be more than
ready to tolerate them. They have had ample practice tolerating the
unthinkable already. They have already assented many times to denying
the reality right before their very eyes, and to countenancing what
they know in their hearts to be pure evil.

If we understand Political Correctness this way, we must understand
Political Correctness to not only be an assault on the truth, which
it is of course, but as the main front of a war on human liberty
itself, on free minds, on free peoples, on free nations. Political
Correctness paves the way for the army of horribles behind it, by
turning madness into gospel, meekness into fashion, and surrender
into habit.

Vanquished, demoralized peoples do not fight back, they do not rise
up and deliver themselves from Marxist tyranny. They applaud rather
than cringe (as all people of sound mind would do) when their
overlords trot out, on national television, an 11 year old drag queen
dressed up in the attire of a street hooker. They do nothing when
told that 9 year old boys are perfectly capable of deciding to start
physically transitioning into girls via powerful, permanently
mind-altering and body-altering pharmaceuticals. They play along when
Cultural Marxist oligarchs and media personalities tell us that
flooding the country with criminals and imbeciles from the third
world will lead to moral and social progress.

They remain silent when they are told that East Asians and whites are
the real racists for not wanting to be systematically racially
discriminated against in hiring and university admissions
countrywide. Because who would assent to absurdity is half-way to
atrocity already. He has sacrificed a piece of his soul for security,
but will not receive it. The universe never has and never will reward
such a bargain.

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