Article: Allergories Abound

The mighty Instapundit shows how to address the culture war.

Art can be enlisted as a powerful ally, used to help define the nature of the opposition. The elite has been doing this for 50 years, with the terrible results increasingly evident.

I had not paid much attention to The Hunger Games, which seemed like Battle Royale meets Twilight. But it looks like I will have to consider adding it to my roster of pro-Western Civilization  pop culture mythologies:

Lord of the Rings. Firefly. Harry Potter. These stories, fed into the public conscious as the archetypal victory of good versus evil, need to be tapped.

Art will be used as a weapon to defeat the authoritarians.

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