War of the Worlds – The 21st CENTURY ???
“LIBERAL-ism” vs PROGRESSIVE-ism vs JIHAD-ism

HISTORY
LIBERALISM:
modern (the PRESENT future) The ENLIGHTENMENT (reason/science) American Revolution
Jacksonian Democracy U.S. “conservative right” anti-Feudalism (tyranny)

PROGRESSIVE-ism
POST-modern utopia (beyond the present) “EVOLUTION” (“utopia”) French Revolution TOTALITARIAN Nazi Germany-Soviet Russia U.S. “left”/European Socialism /EU anti-Industrial Rev (INequalities & exploitation)

JIHAD-ism
PRE-modern (back to the future). re-conquest-EMPIRE “revival” Umayyad/Abbasid/Ottoman Turk CALIPHATES
Revolutionary (1979) Iran The Taliban; Al Queda; ISIS anti-western imperialism (infidels)

INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK
LIBERALISM: national “exceptionalism” unique U. S.A.-E Pluribus Unum the polis (independent city-states)

PROGRESSIVE-ism: international one world order United Nations; collective utopia (inter-dependent) global village

JIHAD-ism INTERNATIONAL OUTLOOK; GLOBAL (Islamic submission) uniformity
“Allahu Akbar” – God is great one indivisible (Islamic) world

SOCIETY
LIBERALISM:
tragic limitations (“tragic” trade offs) LEX REX” (rule by law); INDIVIDUALISTIC “Inalienable RIGHTS”
citizenship (political participation) individual independence natural rights
“open” (“choice”) pluralism; non-conformity Socratic inquiry-investigation

PROGRESSIVE-ism – “Utopian” unconstrained possibilities-transformation (solutions) state SOCIAL-ENGINEERING
“SUSTAINABILITY”; global “NEW WORLD ORDER”
COLLECTIVE “It Takes a Village” “rights of the collective community/whole”
brotherhood of mankind (secular humanism) collective responsibilities – dependence nature – environmentally green & sustainable “organized” (collectivistic) orthodoxy
“politically correct-ness” “SOCIAL JUSTICE” indoctrination – govt/media/education/courts

JIHADISM – utopian Islamic paradise “SHARIA” – Koran-ic law GROUP (umma- Muslim community)
“rights of God and his believers”
brotherhood of believers. Islamic submission – domination. supernatural (divine)
“enforced” orthodoxy (by terror) “one” church-state (uniformity. religious orthodoxy

ECONOMICS
capitalism (private enterprise) socialism (mixed public & private) crony-ism (personal)
laissez-faire freedom (Smith) EQUITY – redistribution of wealth (Marx) pro-merchant (Muhammed)
no government “interference” centralized state command/control MIXED elitist & egalitarian
free markets (anti- envy) fair markets (anti-greed “social justice”) monopolistic markets/cartels
private ENTERPRISE (supply & demand) public provided WELFARE ZAKAT – personal charity
Industrial Rev – wealth generation class warfare – dictatorship of proletariat trade-religious expansion
equality of opportunity (start the same) equality of outcomes (end the same) arbitrary opportunity/outcomes
make your own (more) pies equitably share the (same) pie inherit-steal someone else’s pie

The INDIVIDUAL
LIBERALISM – FREE the individual unlimited opportunities individual conscience individual pursuit of happiness

PROGRESSIVISM – REGULATE (fear the selfish) individual
limited opportunities; EQUAL OUTCOMES political correctness (conformity) “NANNY-STATE” provision of happiness (cradle to grave) sunnah – Muhammed-like piety

JIHADISM: – BELIEVING individuals (vs heretics). umma (world body of believers) & dhimmi (non-believers)
sunnah – Muhammed-like piety

POLITICAL PHILOSOPHY
LIBERALISM: “LEX REX” (rule by law); individual, “natural” rights inalienable (God-given) rights
“life, liberty, pursuit of happiness”

PROGRESSIVISM – global ‘NEW WORLD ORDER” collectivist (group domination) common good supercedes the private utopian “heaven on earth”

JIHADISM – “SHARIA” – Koran-ic law group (umma) superiority-supremacy
Allaju Akbar – submission Islamic utopia – “paradise”

GOVERNMENT
LIBERALISM – DEMOCRACY– republic limited (corrupting) power constitutional “small” govt.
elected government govt. of/by/for governed will of person (vote-parties-elections)
(many) “parties”/voters representative (the people) will of the people-voters
choice-elections; political parties govt. as “protection” from others

PROGRESSIVISM – BUREAUCRACY– regulation unlimited (concentrated-totalitarian) power
institutional “big”-secular govt. appointed government by “the anointed” anointed government
(un-elected elite) govt. over the governed will of the plurality (collective good)
(one) “party” (totalitarian) conformity – political correctness
“ONE WORLD ORDER” (international)
“will of the global community” (professional) experts (state=church) religious priest-hood (church=state)
govt. SOCIAL ENGINEERING of utopia

JIHADISM – THEOCRACY– the Caliphate divine (absolute) power
Sharia – Koran-ic govt. anointed government the God governed (submitted)
will of Allah – believers orthodoxy – “rightly-guided” Caliphs
ONE divine global Islamic government
will of Allah- religious community religious priest-hood (church=state) divine govt.-paradise

ECONOMICS
LIBERALISM:
capitalism (private enterprise) laissez-faire freedom (Smith) entrepreneurial OPPORTUNITY
no government “interference” free markets (anti- envy) private ENTERPRISE (supply & demand)
PRO Industrial Rev – wealth generation
equality of opportunity (start the same) make your own (more) pies

PROGRESSIVISM – socialism (mixed public & private) EQUITY – redistribution of wealth (Marx)
centralized state command/control “fair” markets (anti-greed “social justice”) public provided WELFARE
ANTI-INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION
class warfare – dictatorship of proletariat EQUALITY of OUTCOMES (end the same)
equitably share the (same) pie

JIHADISM – crony-ism pro-merchant (Muhammed) MIXED elitist & egalitarian
monopolistic markets/c. artels (e.g. OPEC) ZAKAT – personal charity
trade-religious expansion rbitrary opportunity/outcomes. inherit-steal someone else’s pie
NO INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION