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Thoughts on some origins of many ridiculous attitudes of the American mentality – the ongoing effects of WWII, Cold War, and the Vietnam War era, fear, and on how the U.S. is living in the past

Here’s a thought I had: Over the years, the American mentality has become increasingly ridiculous to me.  To be frank, its actually embarrassing.  This got me to thinking about this nonsense and I began to speak about certain things that, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “hate myth” and the forgotten importance of threat

Here’s a thought I had: THE “HATE MYTH” I have always felt that hatred is used as an explanation for far too many things. Its almost like hatred has become an overly simple “blame-all” of problems between people.  To me, … Continue reading

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Thoughts on inequality as the natural order of society

In a recent conversation I said something interesting: I was mentioning how I was noticing an increase in the extremes of society.  I speak primarily of how much people make.  Just where I live I know guys in their 40’s … Continue reading

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Thoughts on how a lot of research I do is to avoid being deceived and to maintain personal integrity in the face of “mass mentality”

Here’s a thought I had: Many people think that a persons interest in a subject is a result of that person being “interested” in it as the motive.  Interestingly, I have found that a lot of my interest in specific subjects is … Continue reading

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Thoughts on the “era of the dissolution of knowledge” – revealing the importance and loss of worth in knowledge and the need for “human relevance”, with remarks about belief

Here’s a thought I had: It seems, to me, that we are in what I have been calling the “era of the dissolution of knowledge”.  I’m finding that knowledge means almost nothing anymore.  Its as if knowledge has lost its … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “I am not knowledge” – aspects of knowledge in relation to the self and the importance of intuition

Recently, I have been finding that I feel particularly dumb in life.  Its like I don’t know anything.  I look at all that I thought, and think, and it all looks ridiculous and naïve in a way . . . its just a bunch … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “humanity fear” – Christian sin and the assumption that humanity is bad

Recently, I was walking on a College campus.  It was, apparently, earth day or so the signs said.  I happened to go in the student services building and a guy told me that they were having a performance of some sort upstairs.  … Continue reading

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