The day is fast approaching when speaking the truth will be seen as an act of terrorism, and we will finally realize that we have become totally dependent on the state, that our cherished individual freedoms were trashed in that process and that it was all done in the glorious name of national security
Any discussion on liberty presupposes an understanding of human nature. Today, the utter confusion and distorted mindset of humankind, relegates animal instincts, as the premier motivation for salacious existence.
In a recent interview, Noam Chomsky said he never expected much of President Obama, adding, ”The one thing that did surprise me is his attack on civil liberties. They go well beyond anything I would have anticipated, and they don’t seem easy to explain.”
In his “Beyond Vietnam” speech delivered at New York’s Riverside Church on April 4, 1967 — a year to the day before he was murdered — the Reverend Martin Luther King called the United States “the greatest purveyor of violence in the world today.”
Only a media masochist can stand watching network and cable TV news. The extent of self-immolation coming out of their broadcasts, have seldom been more vivid, with their bizarre reports on the Boston Marathon bombing.
The condition of society in the 21st century has a pronounced fear of individual freedom. The relevance of Sartre’s philosophy remains intact because we desperately need a counterweight to a world that promotes dictatorial compliance.
What more time-honored practice in the long history of state sponsored servitude than the institutionalization of prisoners? Incarceration for offenses against government laws is a cornerstone for power and survivability of any regime.
Terms like justice, democracy, freedom and moral accountability are generalized with varied meanings for different people. They also mean something different for citizens of other countries who want to live in America.
A government whistleblower, disclosing classified secrets, risks criminal charges. Defining restricted material usually includes a broad scope of information that casts officials or agencies in a compromising embarrassment.
The great British philosopher of science, Karl R. Popper, to whom my first book, Scientific Knowledge (1981) was in fact dedicated, championed the importance of falsification (or of attempts to show hypotheses and theories are false) as the key to understanding scientific knowledge.
LC: Thanks Mr. Gardner:
I also suggest you look into the Barometric Bomb which is a non-radioactive Nuclear Directed Energy Weapon which was used in Beirut to pulverize a high-rise and in ...
homunculus: Henry Kissinger at the Bilderberg meeting in Evian, France, May 21, 1992:
“Today Americans would be outraged if U.N. troops entered Los Angeles to restore order; tomorrow they will be grateful. ...
dalethorn: There is or was a Jewish writer for the L.A. Weekly, L.A.'s biggest paper - Michael Ventura, who for many years blamed "Christian types" for all of the genocides for ...
DUSTER011: “the truth wants to be free…” True, but so does a lot of absolute bullshit.
HaHa...goood one- have to write that down
LC: If VT & all the U.S. veterans support Jesse Ventura for president that might bring a break:
Jessie (The Body) Ventura is a potential solution (Bring him on VT):
Economy 2013 Jessie ...