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Some thoughts on the ideas of freedom and equality – how good ideas change when they are placed “in the real world”

Recently, I said something interesting. It went something like this: Originally, the idea of freedom and equality were good ideas. They meant well and seemed to be based in sound ideas. But, over the years, they have been so corrupted … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement, “something seems wrong with this place” . . . the overvaluation of political theory and its effects

Recently, I thought of something I haven’t thought of in a long time. Way back in the early 1980’s, when I was in High School, I was walking down a hall and a thought came to me which has perplexed … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “2020 . . . the year of reverse discrimination”

Recently, I have been speaking of what I call reverse discrimination (see my article Thoughts on some aspects of “reverse discrimination”, the creation of “false entitlement”, and the hidden culture clash).  As part of this, I jokingly made this statement: “2020 … Continue reading

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Thoughts on 21st century liberalism – a modern American way to deal with fear – continuing the mentality of Freedom Fanaticism and the Freedom Cult

Over the years I have found that I have developed a disgust of “liberals”.  I began to wonder why.  As I reflected on it I said some interesting things: 21ST CENTURY LIBERALISM There are many types of liberalism but it … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my saying, “The cold war is over. We don’t have to . . . anymore.” – more thoughts on the legacy of the cold war – the “cold war neurosis”

(I wrote most of this article many years ago . . . it seems I’ve mentioned some of the themes since then but I think the article is interesting enough to record.) Recently I have, yet again, stressed the importance … Continue reading

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Thoughts on some aspects of “reverse discrimination”, the creation of “false entitlement”, and the hidden culture clash

In the 1990’s I coined the word “reverse discrimination” to describe an interesting logic I see a lot.  It is very hypocritical in that it professes to be against discrimination but it is actually a form of discrimination.  Its interesting … Continue reading

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Thoughts on my statement: “That’s last century thinking” – the need for new thinking and the problem of its creation

A common statement for me, nowadays, is: “That’s last century thinking” What that means is that the U.S. is “stuck” in the mentality and thinking of the last century.  It can’t seem to get out of it. Other common statements, … Continue reading

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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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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 the hidden contempt of politicians in a democracy . . . a quality brought out in the Trump presidency – the dilemma of a “leader” with remarks about the “pretend democracy” and the “democratic Regency”

I often get a kick out of things that President Trump says.  He is very blunt, direct, and to the point, often to the point of being offensive.  Some of what he says he probably shouldn’t say but, personally, there’s … Continue reading

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