Most of the motivational writing, infographics and articles on success and failure are peppered with the kind of ideological morphine that is only popular because it placates the masses, most of whom are too weak minded and delusional to raise their eyes to the harsh light of truth.
But there are now dissident voices in the media. People are speaking out against absurdities such as the “fat acceptance movement” and other false ideologies which claim that self-esteem, attained through insincere compliments and censorship of criticism empowers individuals to achieve more. “Don’t judge me!” squeal the entitled devotees of the modern cult of victimhood. But we must judge! How can we assess the value of anything or anyone without passing judgement?