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Concluding to a Common Consensus - Propping a failing Paradigm

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Jul 8, 2020 at 12:45

Democracy in America used to be viewed with some respect; opinions varied in times past, but not to the vicious levels of division we see now. That the current democratic candidate takes on some form of oblivious stance as to what is happening in America does indeed lend to the previous observer's El Cid allegory. We the people are being subjected to acrimonious haggling in increasingly and alarmingly dangerous scenarios once reserved for contests of conflict overseas, not necessarily here in America.

This observer has lived along enough (longer than some, not as long as others); long enough to be able to recall the police radios blaring about the lawlessness in South LA, 103rd Street and environs; Mayor Yorty trying to get a hold of the out-of-control crowds much like we see happening now. What went wrong, we ask?
We are asking the same question(s) now; heads of cities are not being able to answer now any better than that in the past. Somehow, society was found to be in failure mode, only now it is not isolated.

In newly plowed fields of cynicism, it has become apparent that democracy is not for the mind that does not seek harmony. The parts of humanity that looks at liberty as license to kill is being allowed to seek victims, sometimes random, sometimes targeted; such are released with apparent consent of leftist/secularist democratic minions of antisocial mentalities because they want to be drunk in the power that seems to be their koolaide of blood-thirstiness. The refresh of cynicism comes in now that the realism of democratic politics has harbored these lawless ideologies for a much longer time that originally thought reasonable. Worse, it is now apparent they do not intend to change, their lust for power no longer being abated, but the increase is ow like a nuclear reactor in unrestrained meltdown; and the loss of civil society is melting down along with it. If history tells us anything, the failure of the paradigm of democracy is upon us: where do we find redemption when fewer people seek it? The replacement institution is failing; will we/are we able to get back to the original - opinions vary, like the one hiding in the basement.


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