The Struggle Between Individualism vs Collectivism

Image: http://www.slidesharecdn.com I am not against being a member of a community, as long as I am not swallowed alive by it, or 'assimilated': mind-controlled/coerced/forced into becoming someone other than who I am, a brain dead, lifeless member of the herd. I was a card carrying member of this current "community", this mindless, meandering herd, … Continue reading The Struggle Between Individualism vs Collectivism

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“We Live In A Time Where Each Individual Has Immense Power”

Image: http://www.izquotes.com As the collective should be of great importance to the individual, so the individual should be of great importance to the collective, it's a "two way street": if the individual does not seek, first, the good of the collective, if the individual refuses to place the other individuals' welfare above his or her … Continue reading “We Live In A Time Where Each Individual Has Immense Power”

American’s Blind-Faith in a Constitution that has Never Represented or Protected Them!

Image: http://www.governmentisbadforyou.wordpress.com Majorities, as such, afford no guarantees for justice. They are men of the same nature as minorities. They have the same passions for fame, power, and money, as minorities; and are liable and likely to be equally - perhaps more than equally, because more boldly - rapacious, tyrannical and unprincipled, if intrusted with … Continue reading American’s Blind-Faith in a Constitution that has Never Represented or Protected Them!

“New Eurotopia”

Image: http://www.zengardner.com New Eurotopia Great resource idea. For more ideas and networking possibilities go to DiggersandDreamers. The Eurotopia – the Directory of Communities and Ecovillages in Europe – has a 2014 English language edition. It contains: * Detailed descriptions of 430 communities, ecovillages, settlements, cohousing projects * Articles on founding of communities, of cultural relevance … Continue reading “New Eurotopia”

“4 Celebrated Freedoms That Now Require Permission or Privilege to Enjoy”

Image: http://www.activistpost.com "Give me liberty (individual freedom), or give me death!" Patrick Henry With most Americans today, this passionate quote, by one of the few "founding fathers" who actually gave a damn about the people, would have to be rewritten to state, "Give me my police/nanny state, my totalitarian mommy and daddy, 'cause I'm to … Continue reading “4 Celebrated Freedoms That Now Require Permission or Privilege to Enjoy”