12 Things You Should Know About Contemporary Progressivism

The Rio Norte Line

  1. Progressives believe that their orthodoxy is infallible – that all disasters left in their wake are the fault of some other factor.
  2. Progressives will only reason themselves to a point where the “conclusion” is emotionally satisfying to them, never to a logical endpoint.
  3. The one consistent about progressivism is its inconsistency – they will say or do anything to advance progressivism.
  4. Progressivism cannot exist without postmodernism – without the ability to dispose of one reality that is unhelpful and to create another that is, progressivism could not continue.
  5. Progressivism has only one guiding principle – statolatry. Ludwig von Mises coined this term to define the literal worship of government.
  6. Progressives are necessarily immoral. They believe that any behavior is acceptable in pursuit of what they see as the “higher truth” or the “greater good”.
  7. Progressives are the Borg. They believe that there are no individuals, only the collective – and…

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