The ascendancy of Liberalism as the default doctrine of our chattering and ruling classes leaves us in a thoroughly Alice In Wonderland world: cheaply egalitarian, voluntarist and nominalist, not just un- but anti-real, and deeply intolerant.
As the Dodo Bird said: Everybody has won and all must have prizes.
As Humpty Dumpty said: A word means just what I choose it to mean, nothing more and nothing less.
As the White Queen said: Why, sometimes I've believed as many as six impossible things before breakfast!
And as the Queen of Hearts said of any who displeased her: Off with his head! ----