In the first volume of his history of World War II, "The Gathering Storm", Churchill wrote that as the forces of evil gathered on the European mainland throughout the 1930s, British politicians watched it happen but did nothing to prevent it. And we all know how that ended up. A gang of rapacious beasts and power-hungry misfits took over Germany, imprisoned most of their political opponents in concentration camps, then started what would become the deadliest military conflict in the history of humankind. According to the British historian Sir Max Hastings, approximately 60 million people lost their lives in the course of World War II.
The philosopher Isaiah Berlin wrote several times about the danger of an elite group believing they possess the final solution to the question of how all human beings should live. History has shown us that there is no worse basis for a political system than giving unlimited power to an elite who believe they have the final solution to the question of how to bring "peace and security" to the entire world, and are willing to employ any means to that end.
This is the situation we find ourselves in today. An elite political class exists and although that itself is not good, what is even worse is the fact that its members are determined to implement a final solution to the question of how to bring "peace and security" to the world, no matter what (or who) they have to sacrifice.
They claim to want to create a world founded on the principles of multiculturalism, and in the name of the world to come (so they say) they demand that everything that our forefathers believed in and fought for must be privately abandoned and publicly denounced. That has not only been declared a virtue by the political elite, it is (we are told) the only virtue.
But these people aren't stupid. They know as well as we do that the ideal world they claim to be working towards (on our behalf) has never actually existed, and never will. However, there are plenty second tier personnel working for different state agencies who are true believers, and who are only too happy to attack anyone who continues to believe in our traditional values. Their behavior serves the interests of the elite very well.
The elite do not want patriotism or individualism to flourish anywhere in the world because their real interests are destruction and control. Multiculturalism has been promoted throughout the West precisely because it cannot be defended either rationally or empirically, and because the elite know perfectly well that any free-thinking, patriotic individual will stand against it. A system has been created where true believers are obliged to attack patriots and free-thinking individuals because the multiculturalist system cannot be defended rationally. And there are absolutely no restrictions to the methods that can be employed to finally bring "peace and security" to the whole world, so personal attacks against individuals who do not toe the party line are believed to be ethically sound.
The philosophical absurdity that is multiculturalism is being used as an excuse to increase state power at the expense of citizens' freedom. Given the will demonstrated by the political elite and the technological capabilities available today, we can expect that trend to not only continue, but to reach unprecedented levels. To paraphrase Churchill, what we have experienced thus far is not the end. It is not even the beginning of the end. But it is, perhaps, the end of the beginning.
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