Metaphor of the Moment: The New Dark Age
June 9, 2015
The redistributionist, equality-of-result state — fueled by a national progressive ideology — is the new deity that determines what is free expression. Blasphemy is now defined as daring to use logic and evidence to expose the state’s failed, deductive tenets. This descent into the Dark Ages will not end well. It never has in the past. – Victor Davis Hanson
Historian Victor Davis Hanson sees signs that the pre-Enlightenment society is returning to the modern world. Freedom of Speech and Conscience are being limited by law and by culture. Individual liberties are increasingly sacrificed for progress and social justice. Powerful individuals and powerful groups are able to suppress dissent and logic. You can read his excellent essay here.