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“I don’t like ’em [the government] putting chemicals in the water that turn the freakin’ frogs gay!”Alex Jones (2015)
If you’ve ever spent any time on the internet engaging with fascists, authoritarians, or social conservatives of any kind, you’ve probably heard the term “degeneracy” thrown around a lot. The term degenerate is defined as “having lost the physical, mental, or moral qualities considered normal and desirable; showing evidence of a decline” but is usually used by aforementioned social conservatives to refer to various progressive social developments such as the normalization of casual sex, the LGBTQ+ community, the usage of drugs, the degradation of religious values, etc etc.Read Full Article
“Give him an inch and he’ll take an ell.”
There is a social subcategory, once in the vast minority, which is becoming rampantly more popular in the United States right now. We gave them an inch and they did, indeed, run with it. Some would say that they have run a little too far (and by now they are full on sprinting). The problem is that we didn’t learn from these incidents, nor did we do anything to correct them. Essentially, as this group was taking their plentiful freedoms unchecked, we continued to give them more and more with no questions asked . . . and we still are.