There are real and serious problems in the world (here and here and here for example). And yet there are fairly sizeable groups focused on nuttiness and/or matters that affect a vanishingly small number of people — and they’re often very loud about these things. It reminds us of head-banging or a fellow running around shouting with his ears covered; all the better to block out unpleasant realities. But it doesn’t work for very long…

The Spectator has a pessimistic take on all this.

One Response to “Perseveration”

  1. feeblemind Says:

    One wonders if Political Correctness will eventually collapse into chaos from its own weight and complexity?

    But how long will it take and what will replace it? Or will it forever get worse?

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