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Thoughts on freedom, alienation, and rebellion in the past 200 years – the effects of being controlled by the “mass mind”, with remarks about culture and “mass loneliness”

Recently, I had some thoughts that are really a continuations of thoughts from this article:  Thoughts on on my reaction to social hysteria, with remarks about the self and other things. A PROBLEM IS FELT . . . In the early … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “modern cult”: the “progress cult” and “freedom cult” – some effects of Christianity and neoclassicism

I found this article I wrote in 2010 that is quite interesting (I had to work on it a bit to finish it up).  It involves ideas that I forgot about but some of which I have developed and written … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the cold war mentality: the ‘oppression myth’

Recently, I’ve seen many references to the cold war and its point of views.  Twenty years after the cold war ended and they are still alive and kicking!  One of these that is quite prevalent is what I call the … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the importance of subservience and submission

Lately, the idea of subservience and submissive is looked at in a bad light.  In the US it has been looked at this way since the cold war, at least, but it originates earlier than that.  No doubt the cold … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the ‘freedom wars’ and the myth of ‘freedom’

There is something which I call the ‘freedom wars’.  This statement was originally a joke but, as time went on it, there seemed a lot of truth in it. I always joked that we were in the era of the … Continue reading

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