In response to Paul Fromant: The authoritarian Left seeks to control thought by controlling language, Otto Crum wrote:
I am really quite hopeful as the increase in the stridency of the Twitterati and hangers on in the BBC/Guardian seems to indicate that the culture war is not going their way.
That slowly we on the conservative (not the party, for God’s sake) side are gaining ground.
It had to happen. The old divisions of left and right are redundant. The culture war is between those who wish to bring about a society that is a fantasy in opposition to human nature and which fetishises a spurious equality enforced by decree and eventually tyranny, and those on the opposing side who accept the imperfections of human beings and just try to do the best they can and still remain free.
It does help that the spokespeople for the other side are uniformly unimpressive to say the least – Owen Jones. Rev. Giles Fraser, whatever and the rest who daily fill the papers and airwaves with their drivel.
Try asking one what exactly do you call a person attempting to enter a country where he has no right to live or work . That person having no visa and no permissions. That person also having passed through other safe lands where he can claim asylum if he feels the need. That person also using force inh order to accomplish his aims.
All you will get is silence or a howl of synthetic rage.
The opposition is beginning to panic and knows it. We must keep pressing them hard and never argue or debate on their terms. Our words our definitions and our way.