Celebrity: “given a choice between contempt and awe, contempt is the more republican choice.”
An Awful Enthusiasm, by Kevin Williamson
I Have a Dream
Forward! (But You Can’t Fix Stupid)
Unfortunately, it seems that the future Aldous Huxley predicted in 1932, in Brave New World, is arriving early. Mockery, truculence, and minimalist living are best, then enjoy the decline.
Mock the Clerisy, who treat every babble and belch of the political class and tech oligarchs with Pavlovian flattery. #Clerisy
However, we do need a Revolving Door Tax (RDT), learn what Members of Congress pay in taxes, and prosecute politicians and staff and their “family and friends” who profit from insider trading. Oh, and pay “public servants” what they are worth.
Tags: Celebrity, Kevin Williamson, Ozymandias