Rush Limbaugh in 1992 coined “Feminazi” and him and his right-wing radio folks + TV evangelists have been using it ever since.
Now there’s adults today who grew up thinking only that “feminists are bad”. Generational programming.
Long time campaign in action, a couple of generations long.
Alex Jones wasn’t wrong with “There’s a war on your minds” but that’s ’cause his side is waging it. That’s how he know. They’ve been on this campaign for a LONG long time now, 1/2 my life.
Free your mind of its programming. You can do it.
I don’t see movements as exhausting themselves and switching. That’s polar.
I see risings and fallings and risings again, from sightly submurged to just above visible to slightly submurged again. True extremes are rare imo. What we call extremes is the differences between Coca-Cola and Pepsi.
Perhaps like guitars tuned similarly resonate off each other when one is plucked.
But I don’t see a single massive pendulum. I’m more chaos theory, attractors, saddles and such.
Mostly I’m about good metaphors.