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Your Professors Are Lying To You - I

I. You hear the most vile garbage come from young people’s mouths these days, that America is evil, it does not deserve to be saved. The fact they’re not shot in the streets means at least we do free speech right, but to see them hating their freedom is a reprehensible sight. There are many theories out there as to why they do what they do, but I’ll say simply to the kids: Your professors are lying to you. First let’s take up the master lie, the evil of postmodernism, the idea that there is no truth, and all is seen through a prism, that everything is interpreted, and nothing can be seen as ‘real,’ that reason is social construct, and what matters is what you feel. Go tell a rocket scientist that there’s no objectivity, that science is nothing more than 'western cultural supremacy.' Go tell a busy surgeon that truth and fact are easily changed, I guarantee that medicine will never again be the same. Even in the humanities, those squishy, non-technical fields, it’s nonsense to say there is no truth, No substance on which to appeal. Look back on what Shakespeare once did the formulas and the techniques, then look at postmodern fiction, tell me what kind do most minds seek? It’s not the plotless, indulgent trash that postmodernists write these days, it’s narratives and timeless truth that enter our minds for a long stay. As if Shakespeare and the great writers had stumbled upon something true, mankind looks for the substantive, Your professors are lying to you.

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