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Friday, March 03, 2006

Conquest of Nature

Liberalism’s most fundamental tenet is Protagoras’s dictum that “Man is the measure of all things,” meaning that in the atheistic world of liberal-progressivism the human mind is the only limitation on conduct.  This implicit moral relativism opens the way to totalitarianism and its tools: thought police, secular education, genocide, abortion, and eugenics.  Scientism is invoked, like medieval alchemy, as liberals’ license to control all aspects of nature, from human behavior to global weather.