Let's get this straight: All totalitarianism is leftist

All totalitarianism is leftist, but it is also vital to grasp that the ideological spectrum itself is simply a macabre and surreal fiction – a Jabberwocky for those familiar with Lewis Carroll – a term that describes nothing at all.  Politics does not conform to any artificial geometrical model.  We believe in the existence of some geometrical model to describe politics because that nonsense has been as ubiquitous as Orwell's famous "War is Peace.  Freedom is Slavery.  Ignorance is Strength."   In 1984, Oceania is one day at war with Eurasia and allied with Eastasia (and has always been at war with Eurasia) and the next day is at war with Eastasia and allied with Eurasia (and has always been at war with Eastasia.) Orwell based his rejection of all ideology – "all those nasty little isms" – upon the surreal switches in wartime policy of Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, who were...(Read Full Post)
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