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December 8, 2015 § 36 Comments
There is a tendency to view societies infected by liberalism as ‘not liberal’ because they still have illiberal features, etc, or because there are good, true, and beautiful things in those societies; or because those societies are only ‘kind of’ liberal. I think this perspective is a distorted view of reality, and in any case can be quite deceptive if we don’t import some additional perspective.
Liberalism is a disease or disorder, a parasite in political thought, not a kind of society; and so-called liberal societies are societies which are infected by this parasite. Just as banking and lending are not comprehensively and only usury, modern societies are not comprehensively and only liberal. Ireland is a liberal society because it is infected and even dominated by liberalism; but it is still Irish, which is not liberalism.
In general modern societies are well and truly infected by the mind virus of liberalism, just as modern banking is well and truly infected by usury. The fact that the disease progresses differently in different contexts can obscure our capacity to identify it as such.
We naturally want to think the best of our own societies. Americans in particular tend toward the ‘proposition nation’ ideal: they see liberalism the disease as what defines us, much as the homosexual sees his disorder as what defines him.
This is counterproductive, if we want to actually grasp the objective situation. Especially if we don’t want to degenerate into a fugue of self-hatred.
The homosexual needs to stop defining himself as his disorder and repent.