Recently in Norway, a book was published by a pair of Norwegian journalists, Elin Ruhlin Gjuvsland and Arild Opheim, called, ‘Uninvited Guests’.
As I understand it, they were a romantic couple as well when a couple of illegal non-European immigrants broke into their homes, tied their hands behind their backs, and held them naked threatening to kill them while going through their personal property and robbing them of credit cards, cash and valuables.
An article about the book and the authors is here. Chrome translates it into English fairly well should you feel its worth the clicks.
The revealing and instructive part of this article is about defending ones purchase, as well as the inversion of reasoning socialists use to defend their ideological purchases. More simply put, when reality directly, and even humiliatingly and painfully, contradicts ones ideological worldview, socialists tend to reinterpret the facts to reaffirm their world view, rather than adjust their world view to better reflect reality.
In other words, rather than change your map to reflect the giant crater you found in the middle of your yard, you explain to people that the map is correct and you deserve to have the crater there because you failed to hang a sign in orbit inviting all the meteors to land in your yard anytime they want in which case they wouldn’t make holes in your yard.
Traditionally, using reasoning, we tend to look at the results of a policy and determine the validity of the policy occasionally adjusting for variables that may not have been factored in to the first estimates and reassessing as needs be. The classic socialist reasoning is to be so committed to the ideology that any discrepancy between your beliefs and reality must be because of a failure on the part of society to properly and completely implement the required policies of socialism.
This is pretty much identical to religious reasoning as well. Such as when the Tsunami trashed the coastline of Indonesia, and a leading muslim cleric claimed it was because muslims had failed to wage jihad enough and they were being punished by allah for that.
A read of the communist agricultural manifesto also reveals this same reasoning, which is why Russia wasted countless lives and resources in a futile effort to get wheat to grow in Siberia while the West used science to genetically modify wheat to grow wherever the hell they wanted it to. The communists insisted that wheat would grow in Siberia because communism needed it to. Really. That was perhaps the best example of all of how reasoning does work as opposed to how religion and socialism attempts to force it to work.
Meanwhile, back in Norway, immigrants are raping and robbing their way across the country in unprecedented numbers while socialist journalists bathe in sanctimony and enjoy book deals and probably university lecture circuits for heapum big cash lecturing everyone how the solution is to let everyone in and just give them whatever they want, as if the stuff was there as an accident of geography and not the sum total of the work and self sacrifice of every generation of Norwegians that came before them.
And I have a prediction for these two as well.
I bet that the first thing they do with their first royalty check from the book, is buy better locks and shatter proof windows.