Jacob Brunton commented on why some people have been attracted to the Alt-Right movement:
“Given our current cultural atmosphere, where being a heterosexual, right-handed, white male is the epitome of evil, and that’s preached from every institution in western culture, you can kind of understand why some people have a knee-jerk reaction:
Forget that! I’m not evil!
That reaction can lead to another set of choices:
I need some self-esteem… I’m going to find a collective that I can be a part of… one that is self-assertive, where the members don’t need to be ashamed of having been born.
In today’s society, with collectivism being preached nearly everywhere, a young white person is likely to find the kind of support he desires in a group of white collectivists.
That’s how you get the Alt-Right.
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