What can we expect from this kind of thinking?:
There was more to the post, and as of the time I looked at it last, the post had garnered thousands of responses including many re-blogs. The majority of the responses I read were favorable to the idea.
And yet I read online from a lot of people that the younger generations will fix everything; they’re very right-wing (the so-called zoomers that some see as the Hope of the Future.
Has everyone already forgotten the flurry of stories a while back about how ‘cannibalism’ might be the wave of the future? Those stories seemed to disappear but now the young (the same ones who are feminist, climate-change obsessives, antifa, etc.) think it’s a good idea. After all, as the OP says, ”It’s from Rousseau ”, as if Rousseau were somebody worth emulating. I suppose in those institutions we call ‘schools’ and universities, they are taught that Rousseau is a kind of demigod. But Rousseau, with his ‘noble savagery’ and his amorality (numerous illegitimate children, deposited in orphanages as soon as they were born) — actually I can see how the young would like Rousseau, given their own morality. Maybe Rousseau was actually morally superior as he left his unwanted offspring in a place where they were cared for in some way, and they were allowed to live.
But honestly, does it not trouble anyone out there that these young people think eating the rich a good or praiseworthy idea?? Sometimes I feel alone in my shock or concern about these kinds of things.
And do the unthinking young people not realize that to much of the world, they too are part of that evil rich class, those they propose to put into a cooking-pot? To much of the world, we, all of us Westerners, are ‘the rich’.
And have none of these young ever learned that eating fellow humans is, and has been, against the moral code of Western Civilization? Have they never absorbed even an iota of Christian morality? Well, I suppose the schools, the government with their no-tolerance policy for Christianity, and the media — plus godless parents, have all acted to seal these young people off from all that’s good and from the eternal verities.
Someone will tell me it isn’t that bad, but if there really are other young people who are as virtuous as the perennial optimists say, where are their voices? And a relative few that might exist are not enough to nullify the presence of the thousands that agreed with Rousseau and the ‘eat the rich’ idea.