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Medi·oc·racy: noun the state of domination created by a ruling class composed entirely of mediocre people, for instance, Justin Trudeau, Emmanuel Macron, etc.
There was no Reichstag fire. No storming of the Bastille. No mutiny on the Aurora. Instead, the mediocre have seized power without firing a single shot. They rose to power on the tide of an economy where workers produce assembly-line meals without knowing how to cook at home, give customers instructions over the phone that they themselves don’t understand, or sell books and newspapers that they never read.
“Farewell originality, talent, passion, subversion. According to researcher Alain Deneault, we are now living under the dictatorship of the extreme centre…[Mediocracy is] a brilliant refutation of the maxim that moderation is always in good taste.”
– Martine Desjardins, author of Maleficium and columnist for “L’actualité”
|1||"Knowledge" and expertise|
|2||Trade and finance|
|3||Culture and civilization|
|4||Revolution: ending what harms the common good|
|5||The Politics of the Extreme Centre|