“Men… Go Mad in Herds…”

{Also see: Time to Break the Silence on Palestine (More herd mentality behavior)} “All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.” — James Fenimore Cooper “The less … Continue reading “Men… Go Mad in Herds…”

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“Where Should the Power Be?”

{Also see: The night the world recovered its sanity} A close friend wrote the following message to his college aged son. He has given me the okay to share it with you: "Reform yes, Transform yes, Inform yes. But conform? Never! Blind conformity is cowardice. Be yourself. Improve yourself. Enlighten yourself. Change yourself... but never … Continue reading “Where Should the Power Be?”

“Finally, the truth about symbols”

“Americans are so enamored of equality, they would rather be equal in slavery than unequal in freedom.” ― Alexis de Tocqueville **** It was a language, more and more, infiltrated by imagination. And what do you know, the people became freer and more energetic. They sensed their language was coming into line with their creative … Continue reading “Finally, the truth about symbols”

The free and independent individual « Jon Rappoport’s Blog

Image: http://www.azquotes.com In 1891, Oscar Wilde wrote: “Art is individualism, and individualism is a disturbing and disintegrating force. There lies its immense value. For what it seeks is to disturb monotony of type, slavery of custom, tyranny of habit, and the reduction of man to the level of a machine.” Note that Oscar Wilde's quote, … Continue reading The free and independent individual « Jon Rappoport’s Blog

“I Have Simply Been Feeding The Ravenous Beast…”

Image: http://www.azquotes.com It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society. Jiddu Krishnamurti "Maybe This World is Another Planet's Hell." Aldous Huxley This is a follow up post to Books, Articles, “Alt News” Sites & Blogs: “Vital Information” for Positive, Permanent Change, or “Much Ado About Nothing”, Leading to … Continue reading “I Have Simply Been Feeding The Ravenous Beast…”

“NY State Cancels Literacy Test for Teachers: It’s Racist”

Image: http://www.pinimg.com “The whole educational and professional training system is a very elaborate filter, which just weeds out people who are too independent, and who think for themselves, and who don't know how to be submissive, and so on -- because they're dysfunctional to the institutions.” (emphasis mine) ― Noam Chomsky "The evils of government … Continue reading “NY State Cancels Literacy Test for Teachers: It’s Racist”