By Nathan Barton
I believe that the novel 1984 was where I first encountered the bizarre progressive-socialist-liberal custom of “the Daily Hate.” A very public (yet restricted) version, significantly perverted, of the Biblical idea of “confess your sins one to another,” already perverted once by the modern (unbiblical) practice in Roman Catholicism and Anglicanism of confession to a “priest” normally followed not by repentance but by penance. According to Herb Philbrick, both the ritual of confession and the daily hate (or something very similar) was standard life in the Communist Party USA. Of course, Big Brother’s Daily Hate often DID result in penance, or at least a payment for their “sins,” as it did in the Communist Party.
But today, the Daily Hate is no longer enough for the Tranzi left. Especially when it comes to the next POTUS. As the Blaze reports, modern Trumpophobes (or Anti-Trumpistas?) must find new ways to scream their hate at the man who won the 2016 elections. Two white brothers are returning their dead (white) parents’ honorary doctorate degrees to Talledega College, a traditional black college. Why? To punish the black college for sending their marching band to DC on the 20th to march in the Inauguration Parade.
Welcome to the culture of the Hourly Hate – farmed out, of course. All of the Tranzis don’t have to step up to the podium and beat their breasts and hang their heads and cough out the confession; they have it done for them vicariously. This hour it is these two brothers, the next it is the Mormon Tabernacle Choir soprano who is ashamed that the Choir would support tyranny and racism by going to DC to sing. Followed by condemning (“more in sorrow than in anger” – though it seems angry enough to me) the USPS for having special Inauguration Day postmarks, and condemning schools for not providing “safe places” for those who will be traumatized by knowing that 3,000 miles away, The Donald is getting sworn in by that evil CJOTUS (Chief Justice) as president and NOT as the star witness at his own impeachment trial. Ah, dear, the poor snowflakes.
Even though there are just a few of the rabid Trumpophobes doing these things, all the rest can enjoy the Hourly Hate via Twitter, Facebook, the media, and Snapchat. Especially when it is something like the recent physical attack on a mentally-deficient young white male by four blacks screaming anti-Trump slogans, reported by Fox. Ah, but according to most, that is not a hate crime against the young man – or even against Trump. It is a “legitimate and valid expression of the deep fear and rejection these young men face with the coming to power of the tyrant racist Trump.” (My words combining various sentiments expressed.) Or attacking a Catholic hospital in New Jersey [The Blaze] because it refused to perform a hysterectomy on a “male” (in process of “transitioning” from a her to a him) and therefore traumatized “him” because hospitals should be safe places. (Honest, as a male, I would not feel safe at a hospital that tried to perform a hysterectomy on me – or any other male. Much worse potential for bad things than just lopping off the wrong foot. Really.)
All of these incidents point out (remind us) that people like leftists, socialists, communists, progressives and liberals have very significant problems with rationality and maturity. But it is important to remember that conservatives (right-wingers) share far too many traits with their opponents. Perhaps it is because statists, by their very nature, believe that people must be controlled and “guided” by force. Is it any wonder that a society which is shot through with people like this, doing things like this, seems to be coming apart at the seams?
It is not essential that all members of a society have at least some love (brotherly love, at least) for their fellow humans, nor that they be willing to extend mercy and forgiveness to all of them, but any organization or society which organizes hatred and expressions of hate towards others is not one which preserves and protects liberty of those in it.