Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Is horror the ultimate reality?
Lawrence Auster has a different take on the modern celebration of Halloween. "What is the connection between the liberal elites’ relentless, boastful celebration of their wonderful selves, their wonderful lives, their wonderful families, their wonderful homes and vacations, and their simultaneous fixation on horror and ugliness, for example, their attraction to hellish representations of reality in fashionable contemporary movies, plays, and novels, and the fact that their children disfigure their bodies with monstrous tattoos and metal studs? I think it’s the fact that the liberal self has no transcendent good in which it is rooted. Since the liberal self believes in nothing higher than itself, it must worship itself. At the same time, since the liberal self believes in nothing higher than itself, it is vulnerable to and attracted to horror, and, indeed, suspects that horror is the ultimate reality." Read more here: http://www.amnation.com/vfr/archives/023668.html