It perhaps matters not greatly how you arrive there, as long as you do eventually arrive:
Michael Walsh asks in his book The Devil’s Pleasure Palace: how might people react if the land promised by modern cultural Pied Pipers turned out to be a hell? How if after accepting abortion, the loss of individuality, the destruction of tradition and a near utter reliance on the state the end point was not utopia but dystopia? Worse what if those two places are actually the same thing?
After more than seven years of “hope and change” not just the US but the world seems to have arrived at a strange and unexpected destination. Peggy Noonan, who endorsed Barack Obama in 2008, asks her readers if they’ve looked around lately and noticed how strange the scenery is.
The big thing is not to fall into this “I told you so” trap. Good at least that they’ve seen the light in their own time.…