Left and right are two basic opposing political sides that roughly come down to the pro-equality (left) and pro-hierarchy (right). There is a lot of confusion and vagueness about these terms, so let us now define them as used on this wiki:
There exists a "theory" called a horse shoe. It says that the extremes of the left-right spectrum tend to be alike (violent, hating, radical), just as the two ends of a horse shoe. This is only an illusion caused by ignoring the existence of pseudoleft. The following diagram shows the true situation:
TRUE LEFT (peace, selflessness, forgiveness, ...) <-------------------. / \ | | <== illusion of horse shoe | | \ / V V PSEUDOLEFT RIGHT (violence, conflict, aggressivity, ...)
We see pseudoleft is something that began as going away from the right but slowly turned around back to its values, just from a slightly different direction. This is because rightism is very easy, it offers tempting short-term solutions such as violence, and so it exhorts a kind of magnetic force on every human -- most cannot resist and only very few get to the true left despite this force.
The current US-centered culture unfortunately forces a right-pseudoleft false dichotomy. It is extremely important to realize this dichotomy doesn't hold. Do not become type A/B fail.
What's called left in the modern western culture usually means pseudoleft. The existence of pseudoleftism is often overlooked or unknown. It used to be found mainly in the US, however globalization spreads this cancer all over the world. Pseudoleft justifies its actions with a goal that may seem truly leftist, such as "equality", but uses means completely unacceptable by true left (which are in fact incompatible with equality), such as violence, bullying, lynching, cancelling, censorship or brainwashing. Pseudoleft is aggressive. It believes that "ends justify the means" and that "it's fine to bully a bully" ("eye for an eye"). A pseudoleftist movement naturally evolves towards shifting its goals from a leftist one such as equality towards a fascist one such as a (blind) fight for some group's rights (even if that group may already have achieved equality and more).
The difference between left and pseudoleft can be shown in many ways; one of them may be that pseudoleft always wants to fight something, usually the right (as they're essentially the same, i.e. natural competitiors). True left wants to end all fights. Pseudoleft invents bullshit artificial issues such as political correctness that sparks conflict, as it lives by conflict. Left tries to find peace by solving problems. Pseudoleft sees it as acceptable to do bad things to people who commited something it deems bad. True left knows that violence creates violence, it "turns the other cheek", it cures hate with love.
Pseudoleft is extra harmful by deceiving the public into thinking what it does really is leftist. Most normal people that don't think too much therefore stand between a choice of a lesser of two evils: the right and pseudoleft. True left, the true good, is not known, it is overshadowed.
Why is there no pseudoright? Because it doesn't make sense :) Left is good, right is a sincere evil and pseudoleft is an evil pretending to be good. A good pretending to be evil doesn't probably exist in any significant form.
Centrism means trying to stay somewhere mid way between left and right, but it comes with issues. From our point of view it's like trying to stay in the middle of good and evil, it is definitely pretty bad to decide to be 50% evil. Another issue with centrism is that it is unstable. Centrism means balancing on the edge of two opposing forces and people naturally tend to slip towards the extremes, so a young centrist will have about equal probabilities of slipping either towards extreme left or extreme right, and as society polarizes this way, people become yet more and more inclined to defend their team. Knowing centrism is unsustainable, we realize we basically have to choose which extreme to join, and we choose the left extreme, i.e. joining the good rather than the evil.
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