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Nationalism is the Movement to Counter The Dictatorship of the Educated Class

LET us stipulate the cry of the globalists, that their agenda is the solution to all our problems: to subordinate our deplorable selves to educated, evolved leaders that will end forever the battle of race against race, of class against class, of religion against religion. Very well, to subordinate ourselves, in other words, to our all-wise and all-loving godly betters.

But that is not how the reality of the dictatorship of the educated class has worked out in practice. That's because our semi-divine rulers have had to rule just like every other sub-lunary ruler, by dividing the world into Us and Them: race against race, class against class, gender against gender.

But then what's the point? As I understand it, from the days of Marx, our educated class rulers have promised to lead us up from the dusty plains up to the mountain tops. Or as Trotsky wrote:

The forms of life will become dynamically dramatic. The average human type will rise to the heights of an Aristotle, a Goethe, or a Marx. And above this ridge new peaks will rise.

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Christopher Chantrill (@chrischantrill) is a writer and conservative, and author of Road to the Middle Class. He runs usgovernment spending.com, the go-to resource for government finance data, is a frequent contributor to the American Thinker. He lives in Seattle, Washington. Click for more.


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