If some of my readers are wondering why I am so preoccupied with post-modernism–which has spawned so many other things that now are marking the differences between Left and Right, Democrats and Republicans, Conservatives and Progressives–the answer is alarmingly simple: post-modernism poses an existential threat to Jewish existence in general, and to Israel in particular.
Fighting against post-modernism, therefore, is a matter of self-defense. The problem, however, is not only the instinctively repulsive “big words” attached to the current dominant ideologies. It is also that post-modernism’s values–like equality, human rights, racism and all of that–are nothing but a bright shield protecting the nihilists and anarchists and antisemites that are hiding behind it.
At this point of time in history, post-modernism is a project of destruction, a necessary step before a new world can be built. This is what’s hiding behind another “big word” – deconstructionism. It’s a deliberate compound word – de-construction – that means exactly that, that destruction comes before construction, and that of a progressive dystopia. With this in...
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