I hear “Ok Boomer” is a dismissive insult to ideas or views that a younger generation does not want to hear, address, respect or debate. The old term for that was “whateverrrrr” So, I thought, what could a baby boomer (hence the term “boomer”) say to someone of that mindset. And I thought of two. Please feel free to add your own.
The Salem Witch Trials condemned people simply because they were accused of being a witch. The #MeToo movement has many of the same characteristics of the Salem Witch Trials. A business was destroyed simply because someone questioned due process.
Idealism is a powerful motivator, especially in the young. The desire for a just, even perfect society, is resident in almost all of us. I was brought up with the ideals of the American experiment: truth, justice and the American way. American, the land of the free and the home of the brave, was dedicated […]
If there is no authority higher than the State, then the State effectively becomes the arbiter of all that is just and right. The danger of this autonomous humanistic State is that it will not be restrained from exercising despotic and tyrannical power over its citizenry because it has become accountable to no one but itself. Recognizing no divine limit to its function, it becomes the arbiter of morals as well as policies.
#timesup black dresses? Actions speak louder than words or symbolic gestures. But that is the Hollywood mindset. It might be more convincing if you stopped taking off your clothes when you make movies or model. Actresses are partly responsible for the hypersexualized culture that turns women into objects. It isn’t art, it’s just glorified lust. […]
What Donald Trump Should Have Said After Charlottesville. In 1977, the ACLU defended the right of the Ku Klux Klan to march through Skokie, Illinois, through a neighborhood where many survivors of the Holocaust lived, and even defended the KKK’s right to wear Swastikas! The motive of the KKK was not love, but hate. Yet […]