The media’s greatest crime against democracy
by Nicolai Sennels
The media’s greatest crime against democracy and public debate is that over the past forty years — slowly but surely — it has shifted the political scale. What was Left is now Center, and what was Center before has become Right. What was once Right has now turned into the “radical Right”. What was overly egalitarian and in some areas close to Communism is today Left.
Some claim that the media’s shifting of the political scale is a result of Arab oil money invested in our big media companies. Namely, that supporting Western values and national culture is a hindrance for immigration and Islamization. Others claim that the change happened because most journalists are Leftists (in Denmark, nine out of ten students in the journalism schools vote for the Left). A third explanation is that a certain worldview — systems theory — has conquered the universities. Systems theory claims that to a high degree an individual’s actions are determined by outer factors — the system that the individual is an “indivisible part of”. The Rightist view that individuals are responsible for their own success, happiness, and actions, consequently suffers.
Whatever the reason: Moving the political scale has made it easier to convince voters that high taxes, a large and powerful state, multiculture, and extremely powerful and wealthy non-democratic multinational organizations such as EU and UN are good for us.
In the meantime, it has been left up to the “extreme Right” or “radical Right” — or even racists or Nazis — to insist that our Western culture’s values are superior to, for example, multiculture or Islamic culture. The same stamp is given to citizens and parties that oppose the dominance of supranational political organizations led by officials and lawyers whose directives and conventions overrule our democratic laws.
Cui bono? With more money and a bigger state, those in power become yet more powerful. With the disappearance of national identity and borders, those who want to spread a certain religion have an easier time.
This is wrong, and the ensuing lack of discernment and determination to protect our culture may lead to the West’s downfall. Shifting the political scale is the biggest crime committed by the media.
Nicolai Sennels is a psychologist and the author of “Among Criminal Muslims: A Psychologist’s experiences with the Copenhagen Municipality”.
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