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within unhappy circumstances

By |2018-10-23T17:19:57+00:00April 9th, 2017|Culture, Maturity, Security|

“make a radical change in your lifestyle and begin to boldly do things which you may previously never have thought of doing, or been too hesitant to attempt. So many people live within unhappy circumstances and yet will not take the initiative to change their situation because they are conditioned to a life of security, [...]

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most you can do is kill him

By |2017-07-21T14:01:42+00:00June 23rd, 2015|Commercialism, Culture, Globalization, Governments, Humanity, Materialism, Militarism, Philosophy, Political, Security|

“Secrecy is the keystone to all tyranny. Not force, but secrecy and censorship. When any government or church for that matter, undertakes to say to its subjects, "This you may not read, this you must not know," the end result is tyranny and oppression, no matter how holy the motives. Mighty little force is needed [...]

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too far away to touch…

By |2017-07-17T01:06:07+00:00December 27th, 2014|Commercialism, Culture, Reality, Security, Society|

“Maybe it’s an issue of being unable or unwilling to realize that we can actually impact things sufficiently to change things, rather than seeing ourselves as being exiled to some distant side line of life where we can do nothing more than sheepishly root for a life that’s far too far away to touch.” - [...]

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obedience to leaders…

By |2017-06-30T15:10:34+00:00November 19th, 2010|Culture, Humanity, Men, Security, War|

  "In schools all over the world, little boys learn that their country is the greatest in the world, and the highest honor that could befall them would be to defend it heroically someday. The fact that empathy has traditionally been conditioned out of boys facilitates their obedience to leaders who order them to kill [...]

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live their lives backwards…

By |2017-07-21T04:04:36+00:00September 8th, 2010|Desires, Happiness, Security|

Often people attempt to live their lives backwards: they try to have more things, or more money, in order to do more of what they want so they will be happier. The way it actually works is the reverse. You must first be who you really are, then, do what you need to do, in [...]

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the curse of poverty…

By |2018-09-25T13:52:21+00:00March 23rd, 2010|Authority, Culture, Human Rights, Humanity, Militarism, Security, Society, War|

“The curse of poverty has no justification in our age. The time has come for us to civilize ourselves by the total, direct, and immediate abolition of poverty.” - Martin Luther King Please read this article if you have the time. War, Racism and the Empire of Poverty - When Empire Hits Home, Part 1 [...]

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attitude of surrender…

By |2017-06-30T12:52:09+00:00February 25th, 2010|Authority, Militarism, Political, Reality, Security, Society, War|

  “The conflicting propaganda of opposing parties is essentially what leads to political abstention. But this is not the abstention of the free spirit which asserts itself; it is the result of resignation, the external symptom of a series of inhibitions. Such a man has not decided to abstain; under diverse pressures, subjected to shocks [...]

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liberty in the concrete…

By |2017-06-30T12:41:06+00:00February 17th, 2010|Culture, Life, Materialism, Security|

  "Liberty in the concrete signifies release from the impact of particular oppressive forces; emancipation from something once taken as a normal part of human life but now experienced as bondage... Today, it signifies liberation from material insecurity and from the coercions and repressions that prevent multitudes from participation in the vast cultural resources that [...]

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