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Identity Politics is Doomed to Fail, Just Donít Ask the Democrats
IWB ^ | Chris Black

Posted on 02/05/2018 2:15:08 PM PST by davikkm

The idea of identity politics originates in the cultural Marxism of the 20th century and to put it very simply, it makes for a sample of collectivism (as a political ideology) in its purest form. There are 2 basic philosophical doctrines in this world: collectivism and individualism (left and right of the political spectrum) and they are antithetic. Collectivism is a political philosophy and a moral stance, i.e. it’s an ideology that emphasizes the group and the interests of the group rather than of the individual.

Since groups are abstract concepts as they are composed strictly from individuals (you can’t touch a group, only a certain person from that group), collectivism is the opposite of individualism. On the other hand, individualism is the notion that the individual has inalienable rights which are fundamental and granted upon birth by the Creator ( as per the US Constitution) not by the state, i.e. they can’t be trampled on following that old adagio “for the greater good of the greater number”, which is the favorite slogan of the political left.

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KEYWORDS: democrats; identitypolitics; politics

1 posted on 02/05/2018 2:15:08 PM PST by davikkm
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To: davikkm

That’s just for beginners.

The Democrat Party is in a world of trouble, and they’re inextricably stuck to a dystopian ideological “Tar Baby” of their own making. All they now offer American citizens is redistributive socialism, cultural polarization, race-hatred, corruption, resentment, class-envy, egalitarianism, despair, open borders, a crippled military, unearned entitlements, nihilism, failed schools, malignant cynicism, secular humanism, global weakness, economic decline, oppressive taxation, moral relativism, infanticide, voter fraud, identity politics, high unemployment, gripping fear, governmental tyranny, hopelessness, subjugation and the intentional surrender of our national sovereignty and identity -— all of which are the antithesis of what built and sustained this great nation.


2 posted on 02/05/2018 2:19:39 PM PST by Ancient Man
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To: davikkm

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofmuCXRMoSA

Identity Politics & The Marxist Lie of White Privilege | Dr. Jordan B. Peterson | SNC 2017


3 posted on 02/05/2018 2:20:22 PM PST by Paladin2 (e)
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To: davikkm

It took me a while, but I concluded that nothing matters to Dims but a socialist state. There is no amount of truth or evidence that can be presented that will cause them to deviate from their goal.


4 posted on 02/05/2018 2:27:39 PM PST by WeWaWes (When I look in the mirror I see an elephant--a bad ass elephant)
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To: Paladin2

>>The Democrat Party is in a world of trouble, and they’re inextricably stuck to a dystopian ideological “Tar Baby” of their own making. <<

(*Big Bang Theory Raj voice*) That sounds vaguely racist to me...

:) ;)


5 posted on 02/05/2018 2:30:08 PM PST by freedumb2003 (obozo took 8 years to try to destroy us. Trump took 1 to rebuild us. MAGA!!)
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To: davikkm

The government schools drill collectivism into the brains of the children at an early age. Guess why?


6 posted on 02/05/2018 2:31:49 PM PST by OrangeHoof (Donald Trump: Doing the work American politicians just won't do.)
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To: davikkm

The Constitution doesn’t mention a Creator. The author is thinking of the Declaration of Independence, which points out that all rights come from a Creator God, not from government.


7 posted on 02/05/2018 2:33:00 PM PST by IronJack (A)
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To: OrangeHoof

“The government schools drill collectivism into the brains of the children at an early age. Guess why?”

This is why I was disappointed in Betsy DeVos who not only backed away from ridding the schools of Common Core (I know she declared CC ‘dead’, but the schools still use it; nothing has changed), but she is pushing for school choice over striving to eliminate the anti American indoctrination in the schools.

What good is school choice when every choice results in left wing indoctrination?


8 posted on 02/05/2018 2:57:52 PM PST by Paulie (America without Christ is like a Chemistry book without the periodic table.)
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To: davikkm

I am so tired of Black Racism. If one spends more than a few minutes or hours in a day talking about their race, they are a racist by definition. The race industry need to go back and listen to what Martin Luther King said.


9 posted on 02/05/2018 3:16:14 PM PST by richardtavor
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To: davikkm

Hopefully more and more people will become sick of identity politics soon.


10 posted on 02/05/2018 4:10:28 PM PST by EdnaMode
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