Critical Thinking

What Are We to Make of Cultural Marxism?

"...some terms (especially if they accrue divisive political overtones) can become what the New Zealand philosopher, Jamie Whyte, has called “boo-hooray words”—words that provoke an almost visceral reaction of either disgust or delight, denunciation or celebration. Such is the case with “Cultural Marxism” (also known as Neo-Marxism, Libertarian Marxism, Existential Marxism, or Western Marxism)." - TGC

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The Madness of Crowds

"G.K. Chesterton once observed that the 'special mark of the modern world is not that it is skeptical, but that it is dogmatic without knowing it.' His point was that moderns have forgotten that they are assuming what they believe to be a given. 'In short,' he concludes, “they always have an unconscious dogma; and an unconscious dogma is the definition of a prejudice." - Breakpoint 

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Pew: Most Americans Can’t Tell Fact From Opinion

"The adults polled were presented with ten news-related statements, five that were demonstrably true or false and five that were opinions. Two 'borderline' statements were also presented. Only 26 percent of the adults polled recognized all five of the factual statements as such. About 35 percent recognized all of the opinion statements as opinion." NReview

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