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This alters their attitude to deficit spending, which is not as the occasion requires (as Keynes envisaged), but permanent, the way we live now.And it alters the whole character of the citizenry.

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With the Great Politics Mess Up in the late 20th century, some people have argued that "all big political narratives are over" and some parties have indeed tried to sell themselves as non-ideological, with neoliberalism marketing itself as being mere economic "expert opinion" and political parties of all colors running away from both "socialism" (e.g. The mind is at the same time guided and constrained by schemas: prepackaged expectations and ways of interpreting that are already available to it.He appears not to know what to think until he has consulted a variety of gauges of public opinion, and then he announces his own opinion as if from deep conjuring constitutional problems from thin air.He was panicked into doing so by a single Gallup poll, whose authors must be very proud that a single poll of theirs affected a significant power so profoundly.They understand that, at the present time in human history, it is all or nothing.They are thus more clear-sighted than moderate Moslems.a political genius: he understood what motivated men, and he developed a system of belief and practice, of social pressure and ideological terror, that meant that Islamisation once established was irreversible, at least until the present day.Also posted in backbone (lack of), Cameron, David, focus groups, incompetence, jackals, molluscs, National Health Service, NHS, opinion polls, public relations, Scotland, Scottish independence referendum, Scottish National Party, slime, slipperinessis necessary for all who do not want to end up impoverished, and there can be no such thing as enough, even for those who are not greedy by nature, for money is no longer a store of value.

More, more, more is necessary, if you want to keep what little you already had a long schooling in low expectations from their taxes: they may pay 40 per cent (80 per cent within living memory) of their income above a certain level in taxes, as well as taxes on everything that they buy or accustomed governments to the idea that they can go on borrowing and spending money forever without ever having to pay it back.

The fundamental level of ideology, however, is not of an illusion masking the real state of things but that of an (unconscious) fantasy structuring our social reality itself.

And at this level, we are of course far from being a post-ideological society.

In the meantime, however, it can cause a great deal of havoc, and will not disappear spontaneously, without opposition, much of which must be conducted on the intellectual vulnerable in the modern world to rational criticism, which is why the Islamists are so ferocious in trying to suppress such criticism.

They have instinctively understood that Islam itself, while strong, is exceedingly brittle, as communism once was.

is part of the persistent attempt by the government further to debase and demoralise the medical profession.