Whose Fault is it Anyway?

Until we stop looking at other human beings as the enemy, we’re going to keep having problems.

Whose Fault is it Anyway?
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I keep seeing people writing about how the current administration has done all sorts of wonderful things, and I’m like… “No, they’ve done the absolute bare minimum to keep a Liberal order intact.”

The current administration is certainly better than actual Nazis, but decades of Liberalism has also made fertile ground for literal Nazis to flourish in, so the whole thing is a bit ridiculous.

I’m not interested in blaming people who want to have hope and look on the bright side, just like I’m not interested in blaming people who have been indoctrinated by ideologies of fear for the poor choices they’re making.

We can recognize the faults at play as systemic forces, as entities in their own right, without bashing the individuals who carry those beliefs. It’s the diseases, not the victims of the disease.

And yes, both Biden’s Liberalism and Trump’s neo-fascism are both diseases. Not equal in symptoms or rate of mortality, but deeply symbiotic all the same.

Hi there! I’m Odin Halvorson, a librarian, independent scholar, film fanatic, fiction author, and tech enthusiast. If you like my work and want to support me, please consider subscribing!

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