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gurre
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A virus dismantles European Liberalism!

Post by gurre » 20 Mar 2020, 17:14

Liberalism is based on a series of commandments. Repeated by politicians and parroted by the press, phrases like “diversity is our strength” ,etc ,etc become mantras. But Covid-19 is changing all of that.
https://www.rt.com/op-ed/483677-coronav ... beralism/
A couple weeks ago such an article/opinion would have been labeled as a disinformation/fake news by Russians or Chinese against the great western liberal democracy, but not now.
Me living in Europe for quite a while and consider myself as mainstream, even though i studied in their institutions in their language and worked in their workplaces, but always i remained instinctively sceptic about their so called liberal values. I really feel their pain seeing the dismantling of their values overnight by not more than a virus, covid-19.
I have to laugh when covid-19 brought me back to square one by blowing away my own recently started service business overnight!!!

Degnet
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Re: A virus dismantles European Liberalism!

Post by Degnet » 20 Mar 2020, 20:12

gurre wrote:
20 Mar 2020, 17:14
Liberalism is based on a series of commandments. Repeated by politicians and parroted by the press, phrases like “diversity is our strength” ,etc ,etc become mantras. But Covid-19 is changing all of that.
https://www.rt.com/op-ed/483677-coronav ... beralism/
A couple weeks ago such an article/opinion would have been labeled as a disinformation/fake news by Russians or Chinese against the great western liberal democracy, but not now.
Me living in Europe for quite a while and consider myself as mainstream, even though i studied in their institutions in their language and worked in their workplaces, but always i remained instinctively sceptic about their so called liberal values. I really feel their pain seeing the dismantling of their values overnight by not more than a virus, covid-19.
I have to laugh when covid-19 brought me back to square one by blowing away my own recently started service business overnight!!!
It is very sad for many,I know some decent people who work in restaurants for extra income and many many others,even educated people with a nice paying income can be in risk,I am so sad about this.

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