That hate and violence and destroying people’s lives is ok as long as you are holding the “right” political views and you sorta-maybe suspect your opposing group for being whatever thing that was really bad in the past… (such as fascist).
Apparently today, if you align with personal freedom then you’re a fascist…
Here’s the definition of a fascist:
Definition of fascism
- often capitalized : a political philosophy, movement, or regime (such as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual and that stands for a centralizedgovernment headed by a leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible suppression of opposition
- a tendency toward or actual exercise of strong autocratic or dictatorial controlearly instances of army fascism and brutality — J. W. Aldridge
\ˈfa-shist also -sist\ noun or adjective, often capitalized
\fa-ˈshi-stik also -ˈsi-\ adjective, often capitalized
When you call someone who stands for freedom of expression/choice/speech and rights for the individual, not groups… a fascist… You can not avoid making yourself look like a fool because that’s completely different from what a fascist really is.
But that’s not the important message. The important message is that your ideology is NEVER ever “the right one”… I wouldn’t even dare believe that about my own… But at least I conduct my discourse peacefully. I do not condone violence or using force against dissenters… which is more in line with fascism than supporting the “wrong” ideology is.
It really really angers me, that people have so much malice and evil inside them that they would cause others violence and ruin their lives, try to take away heir means of supporting themselves, practically forcing them into poverty… all because they didn’t agree.
Shifting people’s views and mentality takes time and effort… and peace. You cant beat people over the head with your ideology and expect them not to resist you…
You cant threaten people with forcing them to be poor just because they didn’t understand your political view and not expect them to fight you.
if you threaten people’s basic needs such as safety and the need for survival(food, shelter, water)… You trigger their basic animal survival instincts. They will fight. You will be creating your own war. It’s basic psychology. If you want people to stop acting like animals, step one is to stop treating them like one.. or at least not triggering their animal instincts, which is rather involuntary when faced with real danger.
Here’s the thing, if your ideology cannot survive without consistent violence and threats and force… You do not deserve it at all.
People can be ignorant as hell. But logic, compassion and sympathy will usually win them over. Show people love. Show people that you believe in the best intentions.. rather than having automatic suspicion to everyone. Stop violence.
In the end… all our ideologies are wrong. They always always are… 10000 years from now, our future generations will look at us as barbarians who fought over whether green or blue is the best color… Because their ideology will likely have evolved so far, that all ideologies today will be looked upon with such flaws that none of them are defendable… Therefore I feel debate, discussion and continuous observation and self-criticism is the key to getting everyone on board with something that benefits everyone…. Look for the non zero sum games 🙂
People are stupid… Sometimes they infuriate them… But I try force myself to be in their shoes… to understand their plight.. and realize they aren’t horrible human beings… Rarely anyone is… We’re all just deeply flawed. Only a low percent of the population is iredeemably evil.
Anyway yea… Show peace and love… 🙂 rage and hate just breeds rage and hate. Leave the bats and hatches at home.