THE ARTFUL DILETTANTE ~> In the Fall of a Republic, We are all Gangsters Now


Despite our problems, things have never been better, materially and technologically. Yet things have rarely, if ever, been worse psychologically and intellectually.

The material and economic comforts of today are not the result of the culture. The culture is frankly insane. We still enjoy comfort today because of the sanity, rationality, self-responsibility and economic freedom that dominated earlier eras. Not today’s era of snowflakery, faux science, group hysteria, paranoia and an unrelenting pathological need to control others.

If we’re to preserve, sustain and expand the wonderful world we have created, it’s imperative we fix our mental and intellectual states. On our present road of insanity, few of us will even want freedom, much less be able to handle it.

Your leftist, statist neighbor is happy to vote for someone who will force you, at gunpoint if necessary, to do something you would not otherwise do. It’s so easy! No blood…

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About michael burgwin

A child of the peace and antiWar movements, a Truther with self-diagnosed Opposition Defiance Disorder, formerly politically liberal tho now politically marooned, and Post-Doomer, on any issue, I trend to the conspiracy side, sort through the absurd, fantastical and insane, until I find firm ground usually located just the other side of the censorship firewall of propaganda and orthodoxy, dogma, and other either / or thinking.
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