November 28, 2007

Ideology has replaced Reality – even the news make distance to reality and misses their contents

Ideology has replaced reality – and very soon you have an example of an idelogical end in Denmark

07/17/2007 on http://www.brusselsjournal.com/node/1195 Fjordman claimed as following:

“American military historian and columnist Victor Davis Hanson http://www.victorhanson.com/ talks about how mass immigration is the product of a de facto alliance between the Libertarian Right and the Multicultural Left. The economic Libertarians can be represented by Swedish writer Johan Norberg, author of the book In Defence of Global Capitalism. Norberg can have valuable insights into the flaws of the Scandinavian welfare state model. However, his commitment to a “free market, open border” ideology blinds him to the threat posed by Muslim immigration, an ideological blind spot that is almost as big as the ones we find in Marxists. According to him, “at the moment there is a problem. The right supports one part of globalisation — the free movement of capital and goods – while the left tends to support another part, the free movement of people.”

An ideologist as you see here Fjordman does certainly not understand reality; or it is simply not his intentions to do so as far as I can judge. In a Libetarian’s limited vector-space of a certain number of variables culture and religion for example may have no impacts on the teoretical model – mostly because they have not found suitable ways to measure the possible teoretically impacts from religion and culture in a meaningful way. For example reality then has been drawn psychedelically in the model, and thereby perhaps it replaces real life, but that does not matter, as long the model of life definitely has priority one. And that is the point: Next to perhaps the well-being of the ideological followers, death (to the dissidents) gets priority number two.

Take welfare as an explicit example from reality today but evolved/develop from an pure ideological concept by substituting wealth for welfare:

You cannot talk about a taxfinanced welfare in a society without allowing fertility to drop, and as a implication of this also accept the distribution of ages to change, if you base your model of more than 1-2 generations. The selfishness in the ideological top http://danmark.wordpress.com/2006/06/14/top-and-buttom/ has been described, and don’t ever believe this selfishness range at a lower priority than one. It is easy to make another priority in the model of life, but it is impossible to go on for more two generations on ideological agenda in reality once it has stepped into reality. Basicly because man is involved.

All ideologies have the same ends in theory as in reality: Joined happiness for the camp followers and death to the dissidents. All ideologists Fjordman included are bound to express their potential warnings against things they have not understood themselves, because they do not allow logic to enter before ideology. You could with Soeren Kierkegaard claim ‘essense before existense’ to correct them.

Islam, a lot of Libertarians and a lot of multicultural Internationalists are still on that same lime twig.

‘Liberalists’ lost – ‘internationalists’ won‘

On ideology and why it goes wrong


  1. For me, immigration is a matter of ordering. In a free country, where the government was properly restrained from exceeding it’s authority, immigration would not be a problem. But until the welfare state is repealed, until the prosperity of a free market has become universal in America, and until we have somehow secured our government from any further moves toward Socialism, you are right. We cannot afford to allow an influx of people.

    Comment by Rich Paul — November 29, 2007 @ 7:20 am

  2. Thank you for your comment – I was waiting for it.

    Your way of thinking is as ideological as Socialists’ ideology. Please continue. Your
    are imaging a country with no other order than that of the market forces. My point is
    that this thought is pure ideology. The common way of making ones conclusion, and the
    ends may not in your imagination be the same as the Socialists’, but they are the same.
    The reason is that you as I understand ideology – all ideologies – claim that you have
    the right solution in your cyberspace. Your ‘somehow’ tells me a lot. Reality changes independed.

    An example: As long as a lot or perhaps just a few lie and steal all the rest will be
    ruled by somebody to some degree. Or as long as we are not perfect all of us the world
    must wait.

    Jens, Denmark

    Comment by jensn — November 29, 2007 @ 10:51 pm

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