• Freedom

    Save Us From Freedom!

    People want to create robots so they can be led by them Source: Global Research November 5, 2018 By Julian Rose Freedom once meant something significant for mankind. It meant ceasing to be suppressed and imprisoned  by forces that endeavor to control one. The word ‘freedom’ conjured a sense of what it means, at least to some degree, to be master of one’s destiny. No longer, For many, the new freedom has almost exactly the opposite meaning. Now freedom seems to be associated with having someone or something doing one’s thinking for one; making decisions that one ‘can’t be bothered ‘or doesn’t want to make – and ultimately completely relieving…

  • Solutions

    When Things Fall Apart: A Graduation Message for a Dark Age

    Source: The Rutherford Institute May 21, 2018 John W. Whitehead “When the rivers and air are polluted, when families and nations are at war, when homeless wanderers fill the highways, these are the traditional signs of a dark age.”— Pema Chodron, When Things Fall Apart: Heart Advice for Difficult Times Those coming of age today will face some of the greatest obstacles ever encountered by young people. They will find themselves overtaxed, burdened with excessive college debt, and struggling to find worthwhile employment in a debt-ridden economy on the brink of implosion. Their privacy will be eviscerated by the surveillance state. They will be the subjects of a military empire constantly waging war against shadowy enemies and…

  • Climate Change

    Study: Climate Change Activists are Hypocrites

    Source: The Daily Bell May 15, 2018 By Joe Jarvis A strange thing happens when you don’t trust the government. You take responsibility for your actions, instead of shirking your duty and handing off the burden to the collective. I’ve long suspected this. People assume the government will actually do what it says it will. If you think your tax dollars will feed the hungry, house the homeless, and provide for the poor, why bother donating to charity? You have done your part. This comes down to differences in the collective versus individualist philosophy. Collectivists favor a top-down approach. They want the government to force everyone to do their part–or…

  • Self Responsibility

    Lead Us Not Into Perdition

    Source: Straight Line Logic April 5, 2018 by Robert Gore …Besides, the almost beseeching way the men looked at him was irritating. Sometimes they acted as if they would forget how to breathe if he or Gus wasn’t there to show them. They were all resourceful men–he knew that, if they didn’t–and yet at certain times they became like children. All his adult life, he had consented to lead, and yet occasionally, when the men seemed particularly dumbstruck, he wondered why he had done it. He and Augustus had discussed the question of leadership many times. “It ain’t complicated,” Augustus maintained. “Most men doubt their own abilities. You don’t. It’s no…