Liberals don’t own technological modernity. The seeds of the rapid technological growth the West underwent were laid, depending upon who you ask, with the development of the scientific method in the High Middle Ages or the development of it with Thales of Miletus in the intellectual environment of…
Their belief in the “social construction of reality” — the central dogma of postmodernist thought — reflects the experience of living in an artificial environment from which everything that resists human control (unavoidably, everything familiar and reassuring as well) has been rigorously excluded. Control has become their obsession. In their drive to insulate themselves against risk and contingency — against the unpredictable hazards that afflict human life — the thinking classes have seceded not just from the common world around them but from reality itself.
A Kuwaiti woman who once ran for parliament has called for sex slavery to be legalised - and suggested that non-Muslim prisoners from war-torn countries would make suitable concubines.
Well…isn’t that lovely. But, as usual, the media is silent, any human rights or women’s rights groups out there are completely silent.