A lifeboat floating in the ocean has a limited carrying capacity. This
many people – we all survive; add one more – the lifeboat sinks and we
all die. And if somebody in the lifeboat is actively trying to chop a
hole in the bottom of the boat, we throw her out to save our own necks.
What’s the carrying capacity of a nation? When do we start throwing
Yes, we can too ask that question. It’s happened time and again, when
nations realized their existence was in danger from certain groups. No,
I’m not talking about the Nazis so send Godwin back to his closet. I’m
talking about Ferdinand and Isabella expelling the Jews and later the
Muslims; Idi Amin expelling the Indians (dot, not feather); Ahmose 1
expelling the Caananites; everybody expelling the Roma (Gypsies).
We’re told that multiculturalism is inevitable and desirable, that all
cultures are equally valid and will play nice together. Are we seeing
that in America this summer? Note well – this is not a race issue.
There are people of all races on both sides of the “burn it all down”
movement. This is a different issue, a philosophical issue, a point of
view, a belief about how society should be ordered. In Antifa culture,
it is acceptable to do X, Y and Z to The Other because They deserve it.
Can American culture survive that?
Insisting that law and order comes from a place of white privilege will
drive the nation to collective suicide. I thought we decided against that?
A century of unparalleled wealth has convinced a lot of people – even self-styled critics of the system, like the putative revolutionaries of The Squad – that we’ve repealed the laws of human nature.
We have not.