The scourge of political correctness has infected Western culture at an alarming rate. No arena of public life is spared -- academia, politics, the workplace, religion, and society as a whole, all bear this unnecessary weight. What was once a few politely expected euphemisms has turned into a methodology designed to dictate what to say, what to think, and what to do. The petulant child-king had become the enthroned lie. But the reign of language policing and social control has passed the tolerance point for many, and we’ll be discussing that along with PC’s historical roots and evolution, its appeal to the ‘60s counterculture, its slow spread through academia, and its growing rejection around the world.
The spread of what became known as Satanic Panic marched blindly forward for over a decade, leaving controversy and conspiracy in its wake. The misguided agents of this panic were key to its contagion, including law enforcement, self-assumed occult experts, Christian therapists, and all manner of opportunists motivated by money and attention. But this panic also had its prehistory and we’ll be exploring that along with the Panic’s ties to urban legend, the appeal of rumors, the rise of the Religious Right, heavy metal’s flirtation with the Devil, the unwanted aid of TV talk shows and more. Think of it as herd mentality under an unforgiving microscope.
The weakness of the West is in both its failure to understand the threat of a megalomaniacal religion and allowing the infiltration of that threat to spread unabated. Through inaction and needless guilt, many leaders of the Western World have permitted disorder and death within their nations in the name of political correctness. But, the time has come to put away tolerance and start recognizing the aims of Islam and its continued war against the West. To that effect, we will examine this so-called “religion of peace” through its religious texts and resultant acts, as well as Sharia law, the recent migrant crisis, conspiring liberals and feminists, the question of Muslim moderates and more.
There was a time when the term feminism meant social equality between the genders. There was also a time when the streets were safe, the air was clean, and livable wages were commonplace. Sadly, those days are long gone. But join us as we sift through the wreckage of the women’s movement with an emphasis on its third wave phase and all of its infighting, contradictions, false conclusions, hysteria, fabrications, and the various thin-skinned reactions that come to loosely define this anything-goes collective.
It has been an eternal constant for man to strive for dominance over his own. From our earliest days, many of us discover ways to best our competitors and establish ourselves to a position of power. Whether it’s on the playground, in the business world, or on the field of battle, being on top is hard-wired into most of us. However, others might not be so motivated or capable. Thus, the division between master and slave comes into play, whether through natural or contrived means. And we’ll be discussing this dynamic as we unapologetically dive into the nature of human slavery, its widespread history and its continued practice.
Throughout recorded history, man has sought to improve himself by various means, including technological, financial, cooperative, and experiential. Much of this improvement is often short-term and limited to a single generation. But, what if you want to give your future offspring a leg up on survival and personal achievement? Could you take on the mantle of mythological gods and remake man in your own image? And not only could you, but would you? In this episode, we examine the controversial practice of eugenics, its advances, its past abuses, and its useful applications in the modern world. We’ll also look at the wide-ranging implications of this scientific endeavor and how eugenics has come to be defined over time.
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