More food for thought from Dr. David Wood, folks. See his recap of George Orwell's 1941 book review of Hitler's 'Mein Kampf'. (paraphrasing here): Is it possible that our advances against true injustices such as slavery, women's vote and racial segregation have made us too comfortable (ungrateful)? The better things get the less there is to fight about. But we still want to fight, it's part of human nature, but we have to fight over lesser things. If we can't find a significant external or internal threat, we have to magnify an insignificant threat until it becomes the greatest ever threat to humaity; gender pronouns, wedding cakes, staues of soldiers and politicians. We need to be aware of our innate desire to rally around the leader who will crush the opposition, as there is no shortage of those who would take advantage of it. Enjoy.
A Lesson for Today: Orwell's Review of Hitler's "Mein Kampf"