I’ve never really protested anything significantly, or felt persecuted because of something I believe or do not believe in.
I remember reading pages and pages about how people in the 60’s protested the war in Vietnam or civil rights for all people. I didn’t agree with all of it, but I sort of understood it.
College in the 60’s–the decade I was born–was pretty tough. I think of things like Kent State, and that tower sniper in Texas.
I don’t believe it’s as rough today as many young people in our culture today would indicate. Seems to me the thing today to do is protesting when someone conservative comes to give a talk of some kind on your campus.
That’s social injustice for sure.
Because conservatism as a way of life means you’re a dirty racist and a persecutor of some kind.
And you hate people who don’t agree with you.
I can’t speak for everyone, of course, but that certainly isn’t true of me or other people I know who are either fiscally or politically conservative.
And I think socialism is such a popular ‘thing’ these days because it sounds great on paper, but…look how great it works in other places around the world.
And no, I am not part of the one percent. I just don’t feel I’m owed anything based on my existence alone.
But that’s me.