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The Liberty Lexicon: Winning the argument with one word, Part I

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The Liberty Lexicon Winning the argument with one word Part I

Framing the argument is a critical aspect of the Individualist-Right winning the virtual cold war with the Collectivist-Left.

We are in a war for the soul of the country and for freedom. At present it is a virtual cold war, with the Left is on the offensive using their inherent collectivist mindset to their advantage to try to set the terms of debate.

It is critically important to recognize that in every conflict one side will develop new tactics and weapons that will be countered and adopted by the other in order to maintain parity. Such is the case with our present situation with the Collectivist-Left using certain words to their advantage as the weapons of the virtual war. Therefore it is imperative that we of the Individualist-Right develop and use the proper words in this virtual cold war.

While this has been an ongoing project, beginning the write-up process had two inspirations. One the article Coming soon: Proper Narrative, LLC from JD Rucker. The other from Glenn Beck: You’ll be shocked how far down the communist checklist we are. That List had many an item stemming from Left’s exploitation of culture and language to further their socialist national agenda.

Words are the weapons in the virtual cold war

As previously stated, it is vitally important to use the proper weapons and tactics in any conflict. The Left has an inherent advantage in that their collectivist mindset affords them the ability use certain words and phrases across the board. The Internet is replete with videos of the repetition of one word or phrase by the National Socialist Media such as their use of the word ‘Gravitas’ or ‘Explosive’ in two infamous cases.

This is not a conspiracy per se, but merely those of ‘one mind’ in a Borg-like collectivist inclination. Listen to a group of Leftists chant one of their inane slogans and one can easily imagine them as the phrases ‘We are the Borg’ or ‘Resistance is futile’ of the Borg collective from the Star Trek genre, but with not as much vigor or coherence.

The advantage of the Socialist-Left in framing the debate

The Collectivist-Left has perfected the practice of hurling back one of their trite little phrases or words in response to certain situations or topics. This was why the ‘NPC meme’ was so devastating for them. Dealing with Leftists online in any capacity will see them using the same tactics and words to the point that they could all just be part of a software package that spews certain responses to any given situation.

The Left’s overuse of the word Racism far beyond the realm of parody is one of the prime examples. The Left has exploited that word to the point that it has been rendered meaningless. But they still use it in their weaponized language to try to win the debate. We’re all supposed to retreat to our ‘safe-space’ of one of them dares hurls the ‘racist!’ Rejoinder back at us when we unleash a devastating point against the Left.

We of the Pro-Liberty Right have a several advantages over the Collectivist-Left. We have truth, reason, logic and science on our side. They merely have a set of conflicting beliefs that cannot withstand reality. But they do have the advantage in dominating the culture, media and government indoctrination centres [Government schools]. Thus, they have an all-encompassing megaphone that makes them seem bigger and more powerful than they are. A recent study showed that the national, hard-core Far-Left socialists only form around 8% of the population.

Winning the argument with one word

The point of all of this is for those of us on the Pro-Liberty side to set up and use words to our advantage. Please understand that this not a call to move towards the Left in principles or agenda. Nor is it to use the abhorrent, juvenile tactics of the nation’s Socialist-Left.

The need is for a Lexicon in the defense of Liberty. The point being that the use of the correct words and language properly frames the debate to the advantage of the Pro-Liberty Right instead of the Collectivist-Left.

There are many examples that we will discuss in further columns, but one is the use of the word ‘Liberty’ instead of ‘gun’ in the debate over the right of self-defense. This small change turns the argument from one of inanimate objects to that of freedom. While the Collectivist-Left loves to portray themselves as being in favor of this concept, their ideology is actually the antithesis of freedom. Thus they cannot abide that they want to control Liberty, hence the reason we need to choose our words carefully.

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