Wednesday, 22 January 2020

"What is important now is not the minority of bullies and would-be totalitarians. People are increasingly proving able to survive their onslaughts. What matters now is observing who stands up and [how]" #QotD


"So dominant have the minority-opinion pushers [would-be totalitarians and censors of the age] become that many people are persuaded that it would not just be career-damaging but socially fatal to say anything to the contrary. Even when that thing is the truth...
    "What is important now is not the minority of bullies and would-be totalitarians. People are increasingly proving able to survive their onslaughts. What matters now is observing who stands up and survives the stampedes, so that we can replicate such successes until such a time as the new totalitarians go the way of the old ones."

~ Douglas Murray, from his op-ed 'The terrifying parable of Laurence Fox’s Question Time appearance'
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