February 4, 2017
I suggest, as a corollary to Orwell’s prescient observation that (I’m paraphrasing) some things are so stupid that only an intellectual could believe them, that should you seek stupidity in depth and a full lock on all mental development, enroll in a prestige high-fee North American liberal university. Further, I hold that whatever debates may be underway about the targets of Orwell’s dystopian Nineteen Eighty-Four, the modern university is the only institution that has taken that noble work for use as a manual.
Oh, they’re not the only institution who use it as a how-to guide; the previous administration and the DNC-MSM view it that way as well, but then Obama was infinitely more suited to being the guy who hectors his fellow socialists in the faculty lounge than actually being president of the United States. And as Noah Rothman of Commentary tweeted on Friday, “Wait until everyone in Washington buying 1984 and Animal Farm find out they’re about communism.”