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  1. https://tracinskiletter.com/2017/10/18/we-live-in-the-dystopia-young-adult-fiction-warns-us-about/
  2. There are three interrelated arguments used by today’s “conservatives” to justify capitalism, which can best be designated as: the argument from faith—the argument from tradition—the argument from depravity. Sensing their need of a moral base, many “conservatives” decided to choose religion as their moral justification; they claim that America and capitalism are based on faith in God. Politically, such a claim contradicts the fundamental principles of the United States: in America, religion is a private matter which cannot and must not be brought into political issues. Intellectually
  3. What is the moral stature of those who are afraid to proclaim that they are the champions of freedom? What is the integrity of those who outdo their enemies in smearing, misrepresenting, spitting at, and apologizing for their own ideal? What is the rationality of those who expect to trick people into freedom, cheat them into justice, fool them into progress, con them into preserving their rights, and, while indoctrinating them with statism, put one over on them and let them wake up in a perfect capitalist society some morning? These are the “conservatives”—or most of their intellectual sp
  4. https://americanmind.org/salvo/the-rise-and-fall-of-the-pajama-boy-nietzscheans/
  5. They do not support Biden for the same reason that they do not support libertarian anarchism (anti-intellectualism).
  6. I don't think I can do much against the welfare state. I've heard people liken him to Peter Keating or Orren Boyle.
  7. https://theconversation.com/appealing-to-evangelicals-trump-uses-religious-words-and-references-to-god-at-a-higher-rate-than-previous-presidents-146816
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