Cultural Maoism

Here is an excellent article on the Chinese Cultural Revolution from the mid 1960s to the mid 1970s. I have ironically been thinking about this subject over the past couple of days in regards to the continuing escalating violence and dangerous inflammatory rhetoric directed at President Trump by the left, both within the institutional mainstream media and entertainment industries, as well as on and off university campuses in the militant street brigades of Antifa or Black Lives Matters. I think that the term “cultural Marxism” has become obsolete and should consciously and repeatedly be replaced with “cultural Maoism,” stressing the repressive puritanical nature of these ideological thugs.

Cultural Maoists are the savage equivalent of ISIS in seeking their apocalyptic death wish of destruction of the past (think about the widespread nation-wide campaigns against anything relating to the Southern Confederacy or what they describe as “white privilege”) and vicious intolerance in the present against anyone perceived not to be marching in lockstep to their distorted vision of a perfect society. Perhaps the best historical book on this subject is Thomas Molnar’s classic, Utopia: The Perennial Heresy.

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5:45 am on June 30, 2017