It’s amazing how neglect of the study of history is causing the world to repeat it. Especially the really sucky parts of history that we shouldn’t ever want to relive.
Time after time certain groups of humans have oppressed and counter-oppressed other groups of humans, and frankly, it’s getting old. You aren’t a slave and I don’t own any, and vice versa. Let the reparations and entitlement mentality go. If anyone has time for that crap, he or she has time to work to better his or her situation instead of whining about somebody owing him or her for work he or she never did and pain he or she never suffered.
The current welfare system here in the US is a contradiction, but nobody owes another human being a free ride. The entitlement gravy train has got to derail, and soon. Appeasement has only created an empty-headed generation of hungry alligators, and the more they are fed the hungrier they get- for things they have neither earned nor deserve. Worse yet, there is an entire faction of government that has arisen (thanks to Lyndon Johnson and the failed “Great Society” nightmare of the past fifty years) to do exactly that, as this faction derives their power and wealth from catering to the lazy and the “manufactured entitled,” at the expense of those who earn their way.
If the statements in the above paragraph seem cruel, do a search using the terms “Fall of Rome,” and/or “Free Bread and Circuses.” This is more history we fail to teach that needs to be learned.
I don’t care if your ancestors were slaves. Some of mine probably were too. I don’t care if your ancestors owned slaves. Some of mine probably did too. I also don’t care to subsidize other people’s indiscriminate breeding, drug addictions and just plain laziness either. If you have time on your hands to breed like rabbits, smoke weed all day, and lie around watching Maury, you have time to do something productive with your life and pay your own way, regardless of your color, gender or supposedly “disadvantaged” background. In other words, if you want to eat, you need to work doing something productive and meaningful, unless you are genuinely ill or disabled.
If a stoner ODs on heroin, then look at it as saving taxpayers’ money, and that person in his or her ignorance, earned his or her Darwin Award. Why do we keep on reviving stoners who turn around and go right back to the drugs and their attendant crime? At some point people have to take personal responsibility for their actions- or lack thereof.
What matters now is how we treat each other and how we can move beyond the distinctions of race, color and culture and start having intelligent dialogue as fellow humans. We as individuals have to own up to the consequences of our own behavior- not what ancestor X or Y supposedly did, but what we do NOW.
We cannot learn from a whitewashed (pun sort of intended) past. There are really ugly events in human history that we ignore to our peril. To sanitize our history of everything someone deems offensive prevents others from learning about those things, and is leading to those same things being repeated.
It’s time for the snowflakes to wake up and see and experience reality, where male is male and female is female (except for very rare biological anomalies.) Reality is a place where lighting candles and singing Kumbaya does absolutely no good in preventing terrorism or bringing back those who are mindlessly killed as a result of it. Reality is a place where the truth is the truth and nobody has time or patience for the entitled, the easily offended or the lazy. This may be the reason why the snowflake bleeding hearts are beside themselves with anger and loathing toward President Trump. He has given this country and the world a rather rousing reality call and the backlash is proof that he is doing something right.
America, grow a pair. Before it’s too late.