The Nihilism Of The Left

The Czech writer Joseph Skvorecky once asked the following question: “Has there even been a case in history of a political system collapsing overnight, not as an aftermath of a lost war or bloody revolution but from its own inner rottenness?” To answer the question posed by Skvorecky, one need only observe the current state in which we find our country today.

The nation has been debilitated by the onslaught wrought by the left and their totalitarian ideology which has been implemented with little to no opposition from the right. The left has been successful in bringing about their vision of a classless society, a society not of equal opportunity, but of equal condition even though that vision contradicts human nature itself.

“To understand the left”, writes Daniel Greenfield, “you need to remember that it does not care about 99 percent of the things it claims to care about.” Gay rights only matter in that those of the militant gay community can be used by the left as a weapon to destroy religious people and institutions that do not conform. Civil rights only matter in so far that the left can use their various activist mobs, fixated on inanimate objects such as a flag, to fuel racial unrest and propagate the illusion that racism is rampant and in our DNA.

The left “fights all sorts of social and political battles not because it believes in them, but to radicalize, disrupt and take power”, writes Greenfield. This is why you can’t find common ground with the left. As Greenfield notes “it is an activist machine dedicated to destroy common ground, not only with the right, but even with its own allies on the left. Progress turns what was once progressive into what is reactionary. And what was reactionary into what is progressive…the left will destroy the things you care about, because you care about them. It will destroy them because that gives them power over you.”

Speak out against illegal immigration by shining the light on the inconvenient truth that illegal aliens kill, rape, and assault Americans and the left will open up the gates of hell to destroy you. Not because your wrong, but because you dare go against the narrative propagated by both the left and the pathetic right. Namely that narrative insists that Illegal immigrants are not only “undocumented children”, but that they are “Dreamers” simply taking advantage of Republicans failure to pass “comprehensive immigration reform”.

So what then is the point of even speaking the truth on issues such as illegal immigration knowing that the left and some on the right will attack you with vengeance? Why not simply accommodate the left by agreeing to implement whatever “reform” they propose? The answer is simple, if today you decide to accommodate the left, tomorrow it will be used against you.

You cannot accommodate the left for they view you as an enemy which cannot possibly progress enough to be acceptable as the left identifies progress with political conformity. A tolerant and progressive Republican is a contradiction in terms. Greenfield elaborates:

The left exists to destroy you. It does not seek to co-exist with you. Its existence would lose all meaning. Any common ground will be used to temporarily achieve a goal before the useful idiots are kicked to the curb and denounced as bigots who are holding back progress.

The purpose of power is power. The left is not seeking to achieve a set of policy goals before kicking back and having a beer. The policy goals are means of destroying societies, nations and peoples before taking over. If you allow it a policy goal, it will ram that goal down your throat. It will implement it as abusively as it possibly can before it moves on to the next battle.

More fundamentally it’s about the difference in human nature between the people who want to be left alone and those who want power over others. You can’t work out a truce with tyrants. You can give in or stand up to them. There’s nothing else.”

In an expression of its nihilism, the modern day liberal of the left organizes solely as a movement against rather than for. They are not for any of the numerous causes that they claim to support. They are less concerned about creating the future than they are about about destroying the present. In truly Orwellian fashion the democrat party seeks power entirely for its own sake. It is not interested in the good of others; they’re interested solely in power, pure power.

Yet, the left is different from the oligarchies of the past in that they know what they’re doing. I know of no other description in which the left today is better defined than in the following sentences written by George Orwell in his classic 1984. Orwell’s description of “the Party” in 1984 is chillingly prophetic as it encapsulates the current ideology that predominates the left. Orwell writes:

“All the others, even those who resembled ourselves, were cowards and hypocrites. The German Nazis and the Russian Communists came very close to us in their methods, but they never had the courage to recognize their own motives. They pretended, perhaps they even believed, that they had seized power unwillingly and for a limited time, and that just around the corner there lay a paradise where human beings would be free and equal. We are not like that. We know what no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes the revolution in order to establish the dictatorship. The object of persecution is persecution. The object of torture is torture. The object of power is power. Now you begin to understand me.”

To further demonstrate how fascistic the left has become I offer those who remain skeptical of the left’s ambitions a recent exchange that I had on Twitter with Sally Kohn of CNN. In response to an article written by Kohn on The Daily Beast titled The New Post-Homophobic Christianity in which Kohn states “Will anti-gay Christians be politically and socially ostracized? I sure hope so”, I responded with a tweet emphasizing that this is what bigotry looks like. Kohn replied in fascistic fashion. Below is the exchange.

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As you can see, those like Kohn epitomize the left as they use issues, in this case “gay rights”, as a means to achieve their end, silencing those who oppose their views by labeling them “anti” this or “bigot” that. The hypocrisy of her statement is beyond comprehension, but what it represents is the nature of the liberal agenda. There can be no debate as those like Kohn place themselves upon the alter of self-righteousness while simultaneously smearing and attacking those who dare “cling to religion”. Examples such as this are symptomatic of the Orwellian left. The issue for the them is never the issue, the issue is always power and the more we acquiesce to their agenda the more we allow ourselves to not only lose our liberty, but win our enslavement.

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17 Comments

  1. Your exchange with Kohn was the pièce de résistance of your blog, demonstrating, live, the whole point of your presentation. That “love won” was never the issue, but rather, now, “love” can bludgeon you over the head, as it moves on.

  2. Don’t mind that twerp at Free Republic. He hates to see conservative websites get hits. Doesn’t want to be anywhere near a broad and deep conservative movement.

  3. Brilliantly astute. As someone who has seen the effects of communism first hand (my parents are both from ex- Yugoslavia) as well as growing up under massive socialism (Austria) and being born in a Muslim land (Pakistan), I fear greatly for America and what she represents.

  4. We all have our views, but a change in thinking is too painful and difficult. We are what our parent’s has told us and we do not question their believes. However, when you grow older, you start to question your believes. You become your own person with your own view. For many people, the old South African flag is a painful reminder of Apartheid. I was in the Special Forces, fighting against Democracy. Today, I have embraced the future and do not want to see the old flag anymore. I do not want my fellow citizens to see it. I work with them. I have become a mature person and can take the change, with all the difficulties. I am white, and the new Government may discriminate against me. But, I know the world is not perfect. Look at Syria, for example. Nobody wants to help these poor people. The shootings in the USA tell me that no country is perfect. We have gun control in our country, and I am very thankful for that. Without gun control, we will have more than the present 50 murders a day. Forget what the liberals are saying. Just pray that they will see the truth, the whole truth and nothing but the truth. Soon, they will die just like the rest of us, and as you know, you cannot argue with God. Read the Bible.

  5. I always questioned my parents’ beliefs. I developed my own as time went on. I was encourage to do so by my father. He raised us all to be independent and to think for ourselves. There was many an argument and I learned to be quiet but not for the reason you would think. It was to listen to others. Also I learned to back down because arguing with a wall is, well, for lack of words, stupid. The left is a big wall and walls are meant to be knocked down. It is time for Christians to stand up for their beliefs. Persecution is part of our destiny for loving Jesus. He states this many times in the Bible.

    Nick, your conservative views are on topic, accurate, and thought provoking. I am glad to see a young person take such a difficult view to point out how powerful the left has become and the walls need to be taken down.

  6. There has never been a classless society. Knowing human nature, there never will be. This is exemplified in the social experiments of East Germany and the “old” Russian Federation. In East Germany the functionaries for the government/party had their own vacation locales, schools, golf courses etc. In Russia the Elite members of the Communist Party also had their secret compounds. While the French starved in the streets its aristocracy lived it up. Point: there will always be those who push a classes society/ equality to gain power. These same demagogues live well above everyone else. Review the Clinton speeches (Bill/Hill).for examples. I do not believe its nihilism so much as pure greed and ego that drives tyrants/presidents to exploit people in this manner.

  7. As a gay man, I have been called homophobic and even threatened for not endorsing “GLBT people are victims”.

    Even more so when I suggest that Christians have the right not to allow gay people in their Churches or serve them in their businesses.

    I do not agree with the Christian Right at all, but they, as Individual people, have those Rights.

    I was raised Leftist as well, and they want everything for themselves with little regard for who suffers for it or the long-term consequences.

    They want the benefits of Capitalism without the risks. You either submit to them and serve the Party or you are destroyed.

    These people are not victims and their actions are anything but innocent. They are savage and brutal monsters hiding behind a persona of helping others “for their own good”, and for “the good of society”.

    They do not value Individuality at all. They consider it offensive to have your own wants, needs and values if they don’t line up with what they want.

    It doesn’t matter how poor or how rich these Leftists are. They want to own you and your property.

  8. As Dennis Miller puts it, these people have a lot of love in their hearts but will want you dead if you have less love in your heart than they ,do.

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