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There is no participation trophy in real life

By Stephen Cable - posted Tuesday, 9 January 2018


A favoured tactic of socialist reactionaries around the world is to stoke up divisions wherever they can and it has been used quite effectively in America over the last few years. Whether it’s men against women, children against parents, race against race, employers against employees, the wealthy against the poor or religion against religion there is no social area that the left will not intrude in order to divide and conquer. It creates an excuse for state power to be used to intervene in daily life and serves as a nice distraction from the bigger issues of continual government expansion and intrusion. You will hear multiple cries for ‘equality’ in 2018 but it will be for equality of outcome rather than equality of opportunity. The State’s job is to ensure that all citizens are equal before the law, not for all citizens to live at an equal level. Since not all persons have the same level of talents, ability or ambition you will never have the Corbynite utopia that will be pushed onto Australians.

Everyone Will be Offended

The continual use of ‘offence’ to silence people will be placed on steroids and used at every opportunity to shut you up. The only people who will be allowed to ‘offend’ anyone will be the media when they offend you. Snowflakism will be ingrained into our educational and social institutions where everyone will be taught that if you don’t like something someone says, you not only have the right to be upset but you should expect the state to back up your childishness.

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Massive Upswing in the Refugee Intake

If Bill Shorten is our next Prime Minister there will be massive upswing in the refugee intake. Whether real refugees or the economic migrants we’ve seen doing their fake protestations on Manus Island, the result will be the same. If Malcolm Turnbull continues to give ground to Labor and the Greens as he’s consistently done over the last few years, he may well start doing it himself. Australia will start to undergo the convulsions we see sweeping western Europe as the state blames the evil native population for the problems rather than blame themselves for allowing immigrants who are incompatible with our culture. You will start to see ads on TV and through your social media, paid for with your taxes I might add, telling you how intolerant you are and how you need to change the way you think and start putting up with the types of behaviour we are currently seeing in Melbourne. On that note, the issues we currently have in Melbourne will be seen as a picnic within a decade if the socialist are allowed to continue. Then the intention will be clearly seen, multiculturalism is actually the replacement of our native culture.

Safe Schools (or whatever they rename it tomorrow)

As sure as night follows day, wherever there is a Labor government (and the Libs aren’t far behind) the state schools will intrude into family life and teach your kids their morals. It will either happen through direct government requirement or it will be left up to each school to decide and since the teachers unions control almost all state schools, the end result will be the same. Once this practice is cemented it will be forced on private schools. There will be no educational refuge from the state religion.

Restriction on Freedom of Speech and Practice

In the wake of the gay marriage legislation that passed the Australian Parliament in 2017 there will begin a persecution against all dissent against the government mandated view. As warned by myself and many others, there will be no legal protection given and the refusal of amendments to the legislation proved this to be so.  The Prime Minister’s promises were shown to be as hollow as his convictions. This will also be used as a pretence to teach the LGBTQIA (yes, that’s a thing) agenda in our schools to our children.

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Another aspect of this is what has been seen in the UK with the immense misuse of police resources where they have all the time and energy in the world to police Facebook and Twitter comments but seem to be ineffective at fighting real crime. In the years to come you can expect a knock on the door from the force if you spoke your mind or ‘misgendered’ someone.

Using the same methodology for prediction, we can look into the long term and see that this is also one of the greatest opportunities conservatives have had for a generation. Some of the most conservative populations in the world at present are the nations of eastern Europe. The very same people who bore the brunt of socialism writ large and they can’t get away from it fast enough.

The greatest weakness of the mess described above is that it is now the dominant culture. The left are actually now in a position where all of the policies they’ve hoped and dreamed for are being implemented. Controlling everyone’s speech, wind farms aplenty, an elimination of our Judeo Christian history, the dilution of traditional family structures and globalist legal entanglements, all aided and abetted by a complicit media. There will be a torrent of negative consequences flowing from this and it’s our job to make sure they own it. Just like the communist nations of Eastern Europe, there was no one the leadership could legitimately blame for their nations woes. It was all their doing, lock stock and barrel.

There is no doubt that in the years to come, once the socialist dream has become our national nightmare, the pendulum will swing hard towards conservatism as it has in Eastern Europe. It is our task to make sure the alternative is available and fully proclaimed with truly viable political alternatives. In the great arc of history, it is conservative principles, when applied by vigorous leadership, that truly improve the lot of mankind. Of all the social systems that have been tried throughout the nations, democratic conservatism with an eye towards libertarian freedoms, leads the way in meaningful progress for the greatest number.

There is no participation trophy out here in the real world of consequences, so let us regroup and set out to win the future conflicts for the heart and soul of the nation. Conservatism’s best days are ahead of us.

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Stephen Cable writes for Liberty Works and lives in Brisbane. He has an intense interest in the ideological contest between freedom and control that dominates our social and political discourse. Stephen strongly believes in free market systems, freedom of speech and smaller government.

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