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in response to reader comment: The anti-intellectualism of woke inhibits progress

Submitted by myth (Germany), Jul 25, 2022 at 19:11

Dave, The Nazis promoted mediocre people in all areas of life so long as their ideology was sound and their genetic heritage certified. They called it "Gleichschaltung". All the exceptional people, the Marlene Dietrichs, Alber Einsteins, Billy Wilders, they all left. Woke produces the same mediocrity.

With some religious flavour to it. Paraphrasing Karl Marx who said "Religion is the opium of the people" I add "Woke is the religion of the elite". Within the Middle East the elites don't get their very own religion. It's Islam for all.

What the US and the West can learn from the Middle-East including Israel is their estimate of what is a vital subject and what is unworthy of attention.


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