“When the citizens of a democratic society no longer recognize that theyare the source of power for their elected leaders and they start to believe that their elected leaders are the source of power, instead, that societybecomes fascistic and can no longer call itself free.” Truthdig, Mr. Fish, October 23, 2018.
Government, politicians and the people who love and support them love criminals, liars, thieves and warmongers. Politics, way before prostitution, may really be the oldest profession in the world. Prostitutes, at least, sell what is theirs, governments do exactly the opposite. What more do you want to know?
Income Inequality in the U.S. Is Even Worse Than You’ve Been Led to Believe
Capitalism for the poor and middle class, socialism for the rich and wealthy. O capitalismo para os pobres e a classe média, o socialismo para os ricos e os endinheirados.
“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 to control a man who has been hoodwinked in this fashion; contrariwise, no amount of force can control a free man, whose mind is free. No, not the rack nor the atomic bomb, not anything. You can’t conquer a free man; the most you can do is kill him.” –Robert A. Heinlein, If This Goes On, Revolt in 2100
Clip from the 1962 film, Birdman of Alcatraz. Observations on the most important and critical scene in the entire story of the film. This clip is what is called the ‘worth the price of admission scene’ because it tells the world bluntly and truthfully what this world is about and has always been about: power and control. Will the world ever change?______ PRIEST = Religion (played by George Mitchell as Father Matthieu) WARDEN = Society, represented by Government (played by Karl Malden as Harvey Shoemaker) PRISONER = The INDIVIDUAL human soul, INDIVIDUAL mind, INDIVIDUAL body on this physical planet (played by Burt Lancaster as Robert Franklin Stroud) (Note: In real life, Robert Stroud, as portrayed by Burt Lancaster, was a notorious psychopathic homosexual. I wonder why he was psychopathic? Hasn’t the world always treated homosexuals so well?)______ SCENE: The scene opens with: Prisoner talking to Religion – “I’m going to wallop you today!” Prisoner talks to Religion about the book he’s going to write. Prisoner tells Religion exactly what the book is about, the truth he has seen in his prison life. Religion warns Prisoner of the risk involved of publishing such a book. Prisoner tells Religion that everything is…