The Four Progressive Virtues

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In many ways, being a progressive is just like being an adherent of a religion. Not all religions of course, as we are still uncertain about Scientology and one or two other non-accredited faiths like Christianity. Nonetheless, the religion of progressivism is our rock because we hold fast to its precepts when we are tempted to go in a different direction.

The misguided and non-PC Catholic Church has its own ‘four cardinal virtues’ of prudence, temperance, justice and fortitude. These all sound incredibly out-dated and uninspiring, however, and therefore we’ve not believed it necessary to study what they actually mean. We believe that millennials and others will be more naturally attracted to the four core progressive virtues, which we outline in this article.

Self-Hatred – We speak an awful lot on this site about how evil white men are. It is true; every single injustice today is the fault of the white man. White men are vastly inferior in all things compared to people of color. However, the shocking truth is that 98.6%* of writers and commentators on this accredited site are actually white men. I should know because I am still one of them, even after a botched operation that has left me looking a bit like a burnt zebra. Yes, we hate ourselves, and this is a positive thing. Self-hatred is a progressive virtue as it enables us to bear the injustices of centuries of oppression that have been committed by people just like us in days gone by. No matter what scientific, philosophical, engineering, mathematical, or other advances that have been attributed to white people in history, history as it is written is all a lie: only people of color have actually advanced personkind. We forget this to our detriment.

Self-hatred is an intrinsic part of being a progressive

Anger – We have written before about how happiness solves precisely nothing and leads to nowhere. A happy progressive is like an Uncle Tom, of zero use to the cause and an enemy to be eradicated. No injustice is ever overturned unless we progressives demonstrate with our tweets, emails, words, and even actions. We need to be angry from the rising of the sun to its setting. Some of our colleagues will try to ‘cheer us up’ with ‘jokes’, ‘anecdotes’ and other ruses: all of these are to be resisted if we are to remain angry at the injustices around us.

Love trumps hate…but not anger

Pride – A progressive who loses the flame wars is useless. When we engage with our opponents on social media and the comments-boxes, the sole objective is to shame them with our moral superiority and greater research. We persevere with our derisive comments, our emoticons, our snarky retorts until our opponents are literally shamed into giving way. With a final tapping on our keyboards of the word ‘bigot’ we are finished for the day, proud that we have won the argument because the word ‘bigot’ defeats everything. On no account are we to listen to these closed-minded right-wing fools or hear their ‘point of view’. When they speak, try to close your mind and formulate the response which will destroy them forever. Of all the progressive virtues, pride is perhaps the most important.

It is better close ones’ ears than allow lies to be heard

Sloth/ envy – the fourth cardinal virtue is in fact two: sloth and envy. Why two? Well, because we woke up late and feel it is unfair that the early bird stole the worm that was rightly ours. Frankly, our generation has been betrayed by all those that came before us who have evangelized on the need for so-called ‘hard work’. Hard-work only sent a man to an early grave. Especially men of color. The reality is that we deserve a ‘living wage’ which allows us to enjoy the few days that are given to us earth-dwellers. Those wealthy corporate types like Trump and the Koch brothers need to re-distribute their wealth to the rest of us who do not enjoy their advantages. They need to follow the example of George Soros who does so much to promote an egalitarian future for all.

Practice these four progressive virtues and the earth is yours and all that is in it. And – which is more – you will be a progressive my son.

* My best guess

rodo123
rodo123

Again an excellent forward thinking progressive accredited article. Well researched and presented.
I must admit that I am a white male. Not by choice mind you and I am in the process of using the reverse Michael Jackson skin treatment with hopes of one day being as black outwardly as I am inwardly.
I try to follow the four qualities mentioned all of which are important to become a true progressive.
I still struggle a bit on the PRIDE side however I am working on it.
This site has given me new energy however so in an effort to work on my pride deficiency
FUCK ALL BIGOTS!!!

richandrenee

Hanging around with a fabulously vibrant group of transgenders will really give you a lot of self empowerment that you can be proud off.

MillionDollarBonus

Bigots like Trump need to die. Progressives are right, and Trump supporters just can’t handle how smart we are.

vacamuerta
vacamuerta

I guess what you are saying is that true progressives (perhaps especially those of us with white male dysmorphia) are black where it matters most, in our hearts!.

No no
No no

I am moving to africa to avoid all this whiteness. This one is a real slave owner.
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richandrenee

Massive article Pbier. We’ve always thought that group self criticism is a great way to help society as a whole!

MillionDollarBonus

In many ways, guilt is at the heart of progressivism. If we give people guilt, we can offer them government programs to alleviate their guilt.

MillionDollarBonus

Very pertinent article Pbier. We need to get back to our core values during these pressing times. We need our people to be eternally discontent and desperate, so that they are easily convinced to hand in their freedoms for welfare and free things. We want people who fear risk, rather than embrace opportunity, so that they fear the free market and long for a risk free world with gun laws, universal healthcare and a living wage. We must give them narratives that describe the risks of freedom, and teach them to take it for granted that laws banning these risks will make them safer.

True progressives should always be insecure and attach their egos to being right about everything, so they will never ever admit being wrong, and will religiously follow the accredited media to learn the latest narratives and arguments helping them justify their beliefs to themselves and others. The longer they believe in progressivism, the harder will be for them to give it up, because the more of a fool they will feel, and the more fearful they become of social ostracism by other progressives.

As you say, progressives should also feel that they are entitled to things that they want, and that they either can’t or shouldn’t have to earn it. That way, they will not work hard and their situation will become more hopeless as a result, making them even more angry at capitalists and white men. The more dissatisfied and helpless they feel, the more they will blame others who have what they want. These are the principles upon which we plan to build a world of peace, tolerance, love and diversity.

Black Lives Matter

Great article. Progress undoubtedly requires self-hatred, anger, envy, and sloth to create the will to change and the pride that one is superior enough to change the system for the better.

Virtuous Social Justice OUR WAY is OUR RIGHT!
Virtuous Social Justice OUR WAY is OUR RIGHT!

The Accredited Times coverage is impressive. This is my first visit, but I a have already shared it with my 666 followers on the second most trusted news source, Facebook. AT is going viral on twitter too. The whites are all dumb drunks. Are any of you going to the civil rights teach-in tomorrow? https://www.facebook.com/events/1667877876838162/?active_tab=discussion I hope you send an accredited reporter to cover the latest newsworthy trend “intersectionality”

Don’t miss out on the action at the Climate Change Protest – We will beat the deplorables and save mother nature from changing. We have values!

The theme of the rally will be “Climate Change is not a Hoax and Make Your Voice Heard.” The San Diego Climate Mobilization Coalition is part of the Climate Mobilization http://www.theclimatemobilization.org/, a nationwide climate advocacy and environmental action organization based in New York City.

http://sandiegofreepress.org/2017/02/weekly-progressive-calendar-for-san-diego-february-10-22-2017/

Virtuous Social Justice OUR WAY is OUR RIGHT!
Virtuous Social Justice OUR WAY is OUR RIGHT!

Here are examples of the drunken white ones trying to be funny, pathetic.

Engelslovesyou
Engelslovesyou

White men are evil. It was white men that created individualism, the free market, and limited government. They said it was to limit the power of the government so that it couldn’t be used for evil purposes but the reality was to shackle the power of Progressivism to help people of color, wymin, LGBTQ’s, the differently-abled, the earth, and all the animals on it. They said that all people had the capacity for evil but it is only white men that can be evil. They are all tricksters and frauds.

Smithd482
Smithd482

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