Will Moyer | March 6th, 2015
You can’t kill an idea.
Ideas are bulletproof. They’re more powerful than guns. This is something we’ve all been told.
But just because you can’t destroy an idea or an ideology, it doesn’t mean you can’t twist it and use it as an engine for your own purposes. It’s not controversial to suggest that much of what we see in mainstream discourse, in the traditional channels of success and influence, may not be genuine ideological positions, but rather a useful packaging for machinations of power.
If this is true, then where can we find genuine ideology? Does it even exist? I think it does, but really only in one place. ...