Needing mirrors

Right on about his example about apples and oranges, where he said something to the effect that “I prefer apples” suddenly means “what, you don’t like oranges?” The subjective, which is the realm of preferences, has been turned into the realm of objective needs, and made into the same thing. This drops everyone right into Karpman’s Drama Triangle of victim, villain, and hero. In his example, the subjective preference of eating apples is objectively victimizing oranges, and is therefore villainous, and the heroes (politically correct leftists) are here to “save” the oranges from such discrimination. Conflating the subjective with the objective is extremely dangerous for this reason, and has led to many, many failed totalitarian states throughout history.

 

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