Stephen Covey wrote a once-famous book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People. Six of the habits are forgettable, and should be forgotten. But the seventh—ah, that is everything! “Begin with the end in mind.”
What is our end? That is easy—winning. What is the winning condition? It is the total, permanent defeat of the Left, of the ideology at the heart of the Enlightenment, with its two core principles of total emancipation from all bonds not continuously chosen, and of total forced equality of all people. When this defeat is accomplished, Right principles, those based in reality and recognizing the nature of man, his limitations, and his capabilities, can again become ascendant.
[These are the first two paragraphs of a colloquy published in IM-1776, between Daniel Miller and myself. The genesis of the piece was an attack by Rod Dreher on me, when he led a witch-hunt against a young teacher, the headmaster of a classical Christian school, responding “Who cares? No enemies to the Right.” Read the rest here!]