I feared using this title again, first used and quoting the late Jacob Bronowski a video clip embedded here a few months ago. Yet silly pipsqueaks from their trashy world have shamed themselves in their arrogance, dogma and ignorance.
With those MAGA hats I think this was a put-up job, the young men themselves allowing themselves to be ‘led on’ exactly as what happened in 1930’s Germany with Hitler Youth, 1960’s China with licensed vandals ie Red Guards. There was always a conscious brand identity and gang mentality to reinforce their stupidity, their arrogance, dogma and ignorance.
Why do people not strive to learn, to study, to do better, to live a cleaner life? Is modern life so trashy they cannot understand or respect the life trials of others? Skill, the ability to undertake a less than easy task is so very undervalued and increasingly pointless by swathes of society. As if clicking a few keys is seen as an achievement !
Its so sad accumulated history and experience seems to be near absent; as a sick joke from ‘above’ that mankind will always struggle to make a good job of itself. My commiseration to the venerable tribal elder.
trump has rendered viable the worst in human nature. He is much cleverer than he seems, much more intuitive and street savvy (and nasty). Realise his affiliation and adoration of Roy Cohn. Just as with Hitler and Mao with his ‘Red Guards’ he gives license to reckless vandals and thugs.
Another example … I have new neighbours in rented property next door and they too are proving themselves to be trashy ie front lawn increasingly messy, utterly no connection with the soil or making an effort, garden spiralling downhill, trashy limited so-called lives begetting more of the same ad infinitum. I know lots, can help them, have made effort to connect, nope they will see me as anachronistic, just an old man next door. How misinformed they are!!! We are seeing the product of four generations of tv and of a web centred life with little beyond. Tut tut.
postscript … Heres my original post utilising the words of Jacob Bronowski as the title. Never more have these words and such insight of Dr Bronowski been more vital in trying to see truth and morality in the dark times of the conman trump and his accomplices in their denial of truth, the facts, democracy, equality and equal rights for everyone.