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June 2, 2017

The great puzzle of the Progressive epoch is that

they have never been more than 20% of the white population, but they have dominated American life since the Civil War.

Alawites are just 12% of the Syrian population, yet they run the country. An organized and dedicated minority can punch well above its weight, if the majority is disorganized or unwilling to enforce its majority privileges. For this to happen for five generations speaks the power of fanaticism when expressed as a group behavioral trait.Do They Know? | The Z Blog

Posted by gerardvanderleun at June 2, 2017 8:53 AM. This is an entry on the sideblog of American Digest: Check it out.

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The wheel that screeches the loudest gets the most bacon fat.

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