Tuesday, July 31, 2018


     "Meanwhile, Europe's old colonizing instinct today confines itself to home territory, where it takes the form of a new elitism wrapped in ideology.  The upper layers adopt pious and amnesiac positions on the role their own progressive ideas played in colonization, while imposing radical social policies on their 'deplorable' fellow citizens at home.  It is as though the colonial muscle, seeking exercise, has decided to reform not foreigners but the recalcitrant populations at home.  Hence gay marriage, gender theory, abortion, secularism, and mass immigration.  Opposition to any of these marks one as a savage."

     John Waters, "Fanon's warning," First things no. 285 (August/September 2018):  58 (56-59).

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