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How the Emperors Lost Their Pants:The Systematic Stripping Away of Principles

How the Emperors Lost Their Pants:The Systematic Stripping Away of Principles “That is why all totalitarian states are distinguished by their utter lack of principle. Only his individual conscience binds man to the Eternal Power that sanctions treaties and enables … Continue reading

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Digital Media KGB Multiplies Minions

Digital Media KGB Multiplies Minions “There can be no liberty in a community which lacks the means by which to detect lies.” Walter Lippmann, Propagandist for Woodrow Wilson Author of Public Opinion It is well recognized that whoever controls the … Continue reading

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They Thought They Were Free, The Germans, 1933-1945

They Thought They Were Free The Germans, 1933-1945 By Milton Mayer (an excerpt)   But Then It Was Too Late “What no one seemed to notice,” said a colleague of mine, a philologist, “was the ever widening gap, after 1933, … Continue reading

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Economic Chipmunks: How Americans Fell for Ism’s Central Planning

Economic Chipmunks: How Americans Fell for Ism’s Central Planning “We cannot extend the mastery of government over the daily life of a people without somewhere making it master of the people’s souls and thoughts. That is going on today. It … Continue reading

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STEM-ware. The life cycle of a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics Drone or Worker Bee

STEM-ware. The life cycle of a Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics Drone or Worker Bee “Here is the bee-hive, but where are the bees? Hidden away where nobody sees. One, two, three, four, five. Five little bees (used to) live in … Continue reading

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i-Propaganda: Education, Media, “Science-” Impress, Inform, Intimidate

i-Propaganda: Education, Media, “Science-” Impress, Inform, Intimidate “Man never rushes forward so confidently… as when he is on the very brink of the abyss.” Irving Babbitt, On Being Creative, 1932  The goal of any “I-sm” is to change minds. This … Continue reading

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Central Planning: “Today Your City, Tomorrow the World.” The Economics of War

Central Planning: “Today Your City, Tomorrow the World.” The Economics of War “When authority presents itself in the guise of organization, it develops charms fascinating enough to convert communities of free people into totalitarian States.” —-“The Times” (London) War, central … Continue reading

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