21h55 UTC; THURSDAY, 11 DECEMBER 2014: First off, an Appy Polly Loggy is in order for the delay in getting this posted, what with some rather personal business needing to be taken care of, followed by the lunch buffet at Pizza Hut and a nap to ease it all down, hence explaining the lateness I had in  getting online.

To business, then: Setting aside the arguments of certain paleoconservative prolefeeders who love to play the God and Country card (not to mention AmeriKKKan National Exceptionalism expected to make North Korea's such look like Disneyland when day is done), who exactly among the following would YOU, dear reader, regard to be a more realistic "Culture Warrior":
  • The one who sees culture via the Broadway/Hollywood axis ... or the one who insists that Kultur be seen through the lens of Branson's "music shows" as its Acme and Ideal?
  • The one regarding culture as one with distractive amusement ... or the one as insists such mut serve an ideological purpose (the old "winning of hearts and minds," as it were)?
  • The one who sees culture as colourblind ... or the one who would love to use "cultural heritage" as cover for perpetuating offensive racist, sexist, religious and misogynous tropes and canards?
  • The one seeing in culture an agent of uniting all races, classes and sexes ... or the one insisting on using such to perpetuate "natural" class divisions, especially in the lower socioeconomic strata?
  • The one who follows MGM's motto, Ars Gratia Artis ("Art for Art's Sake"), as the founding doctrine of culture ... or the one insisting that culture be viewed as a commodity consistent with ons styl ekonomesie vryheid being one with Our National and Sovereign Identity?
  • The one who has serious feelings about sex and violence being essential to culture ... or the one as believes in using the old "blood-and-thunder," the old "elegant pornoo" even, as a means of keeping the Lower Classes pacified so as to preempt Class Struggle?
  • The one who insists on a purely apolitical angle for culture ... or the one who insists that such have carefully-scripted calls to action (especially where subliminal techniques can be incorporated, never mind questions about their potentially fraudulent intent) in support of the prevailing ideological line?
In any event, reader, I urge you to think carefully about your choices. And not fall prey to emotion.

So till next time, folks: "73"
(Which, incidentally, was railroad telegraphers' shorthand for "goodbye.")

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