In the third part of his “Open Letter to an Open Minded Progressive” Mencius Moldbug concluded his explanation of “the W-force” and progressive’s need for chaos.
Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy are an excellent way to examine both of these phenomenon.
The progressive explanation of history doesn’t make sense. For some reason, the political center continually, steadily, and predictably moves leftward.
(For my money, this is best explained in Moldbug’s series on Dawkins, in which Dawkins refers to the W-force as “the zeitgeist.” You’ve really got to admire Dawkins for admitting that he needs this fudge factor. On the other hand, you have to marvel at his obtuseness and generally lack of ability for self-criticism if he doesn’t think it’s funny that his explanation of the world which he’s describing in a book about how he’s not religious requires a mythical, inexplicable force that in his mind…
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