The Experiment, by Robert Gore

Posted: March 8, 2019 by gamegetterII in Uncategorized

STRAIGHT LINE LOGIC

How much longer will the middle class politely tolerate its own destruction?

A middle class that outnumbers the combined poor and aristocracy is a relatively new phenomenon, dating back to around 1900. The rise of the middle class was the result of Industrial Revolution capitalism. It has been one of the most significant and epochal developments in history, yet the intellectual reaction for the most part has been to either ignore it or treat it with disdain. Now the project to destroy the middle class is well under way, with unpredictable and uncontrollable consequences that promise to be just as epochal as its creation.

Intellectual condescension towards the middle class is so common it’s a cliché. What’s rare are attempts to go back in history and see things through the perspectives of that despised group and its progenitors, the poor.

In 1800, virtually everyone was poor, living under conditions of…

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  1. Please check the latest on https://revisedhistory.wordpress.com about the Dicey Illumanist Foundations of Public Education, posted on 3/8/19.

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