Understanding that modern connotations of “rights” have differing – and sometimes even opposing – implications, can we perhaps find common ground by understanding the history behind the word?
Corey Stewart is oppressed, and he wants you to believe that you are, too. Running a Virginia governor’s campaign against all that he has deemed “establishment”, Stewart wraps himself in a warm blanket of neo-nationalist culture, decrying attacks from anyone who doesn’t fit his socially acceptable world view as evil and against our “heritage.” His view…
Perception is not reality. Perception is the perception of reality. To claim anything else is to change fundamentally the meaning of reality. Reality is not, and cannot be, dependent on perception; neither can truth.
Not everyone in America was a fan of immigrants from Europe coming to invade the lifestyle and culture of their newly-formed confederation of states.
So here they are… my entirely non-controversial yet simultaneously authoritative selections on my Top 10 favorite films.
I don’t share the same pessimism that either Nichols or Furedi share. At some point, people will get tired of being surrounded by stupid and the idiocracy will subside.
The existential question of identity rises to the top of the debate – a debate that is intensified by subjective individuals attempting to persuade the objectivity of their own perspective.
Representative government only works when the citizens themselves are actively engaged in the process of governance.
50 years ago, my grandfather penned this for the Fredericksburg Free Lance-Star describing what his Catholic faith meant to him. For myself, it resonates today.