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Thoughts on the 2020 riots – the “virus scare” and some aspects of American mass hysteria

In a recent conversation I said some interesting things about the current riots in 2020 that I thought was interesting enough to write down (I’m not sure how true a lot of it is though). I want to first point … Continue reading

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More thoughts on mass hysteria – “social media-induced mass hysteria”, the problem of the “people”, female hysteria, the creation of a “cause”, and other things

Recently, I was talking about mass hysteria and some of its traits.  In addition, I spoke of some new aspects of mass hysteria that have appeared in this century.  As part of this I also began to speak about the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘corrupted education’ – the ‘educational politics’

While talking one day to someone a thought all of a sudden came to me.  Like some of my thoughts, this came ‘out of the blue’.  Often, I’ve found that when thoughts come out like this there is some degree of truth … Continue reading

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Thoughts on ‘blind rebellion’

Over the years I have become very disgusted with the endless and pointless rebellion of the youth.  To be frank, it has become a boring repetition of the same pointless thing over and over again.  It tends to be ‘blind’ … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the experience of war: ‘Battle trauma’

As a child I was brought up with the image of WWII.  A big part of my childhood was playing “war”.  Me and my friends would make models of tanks, artillery, and such and have a ‘war’ in the backyard, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the myth of America’s economy – the ‘post WWII boom’

I am no expert on economy but I was always under the impression that the U.S. has developed something of a myth about its own economy.  This myth, unfortunately, has become part of its national identity, which  means it will … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ridiculousness of political correctness – another example of cold war paranoia

Here’s a thought I had: When I was a kid people generally spoke of doing things in a generic way, by saying “when he does that”, “its what he thinks”, etc.  They spoke of “craftsman“, “workman“, etc. as well.  It was … Continue reading

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The need for new words to describe old concepts

Over the years I’ve found that I have to make up new words for old concepts all the time.  This is because the words that have been used for centuries have been so distorted out of shape that, when you … Continue reading

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