Daily Archives: March 16, 2015

Wilhelm Reich: You let men in power assume power ‘for the Little Man’. But you yourself remai…

Wilhelm Reich: You let men in power assume power ‘for the Little Man’. But you yourself remain silent. You give men in power or impotent people with evil intentions the power to represent you. Only too late do you realize that again and again you are being defrauded.
— before the government had their way with him, it is the average, the “little man” who is ultimately responsible for the spread of fascism.

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Mark Twain: Next the statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon the nation that is …

Mark Twain: Next the statesmen will invent cheap lies, putting the blame upon the nation that is attacked, and every man will be glad of those conscience-soothing tactics, and will diligently study them, and refuse to examine any refutations of them; and thus he will by and by convince himself that the war is just, and will thank God for the better sleep he enjoys after this process of grotesque self-deception.

Siddhārtha Gautama: Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I…

Siddhārtha Gautama: Believe nothing, no matter where you read it, or who said it, no matter if I have said it, unless it agrees with your own reason and your own common sense.

Sōkrátēs: There was one only good, namely, knowledge; and one only evil, namely, ignorance….

Sōkrátēs: There was one only good, namely, knowledge; and one only evil, namely, ignorance.

Dresden James: When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over genera…

Dresden James: When a well-packaged web of lies has been sold gradually to the masses over generations, the truth will seem utterly preposterous and its speaker a raving lunatic.

Dresden James: The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims. Th…

Dresden James: The ideal tyranny is that which is ignorantly self-administered by its victims. The most perfect slaves are, therefore, those which blissfully and unawaredly enslave themselves.

Mark Twain: It has become a sarcastic proverb that a thing must be true if you saw it in a newspa…

Mark Twain: It has become a sarcastic proverb that a thing must be true if you saw it in a newspaper. That is the opinion intelligent people have of that lying vehicle in a nutshell. But the trouble is that the stupid people, who constitute the grand overwhelming majority of this and all other nations, do believe and are moulded and convinced by what they get out of a newspaper. And there is where is the harm lies.

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