‘Without Freedom of Thought, there can be no such Thing as Wisdom’

Truthstream Media

The following published is a letter penned by a young Benjamin Franklin under the pseudonym Mrs. Silence Dogood to his brother James’ newspaper The New-England Courant, printed therein on July 9, 1722. It is the eighth of such letters in a series, and speaks to us through time. The idea contained here represented what would become the First Amendment of the Bill of Rights over 60 years later.

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

“I doubt not but old Spencer and his Son, who were the Chief Ministers and Betrayers of Edward the Second, would have been very glad to have stopped the Mouths of all the honest Men in England. They dreaded to be called Traytors, because they were Traytors. And I dare say, Queen Elizabeth’s Walsingham, who deserved no Reproaches, feared none. Misrepresentation of publick Measures is easily overthrown, by representing publick Measures truly; when they are honest, they ought to be publickly known, that they may be publickly commended; but if they are knavish or pernicious, they ought to be publickly exposed, in order to be publickly detested.”

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The Worldview Narrative

Waking Times

Your worldview is shaped by a narrative. This narrative comes from multiple sources, most notably the various forms of media that you invest your time and interest in daily. From the news of the mainstream media to the news of the alternative media, from magazines to blogs, the information on which your attention is focused contributes to a story-like narrative that is shaped and played out within the mental space of your mind. These narratives, particularly those delivered by the mainstream media, intend to shape your views and have a direct effect on the way that you think. The way that these media sources deliver information to you creates imagery that runs through your mind in association with the events that they are purported to represent. A great example of this comes by way of Jon Rappoport who recently wrote an article on how the media masters shape your worldview in relation to this fake pandemic.

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