Tag Archives: Liberty

Live Free or Die: The Psychology of Rebellion & Dissent

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “I rebel—therefore we exist.” ~Albert Camus, The Rebel Dissent is a tricky subject. The need to rebel against atrocity is deeply ingrained in the human condition. Even if most of us don’t act … Continue reading

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Kafka Warned Us

By Dan Corjescu Source: CounterPunch Kafka’s The Trial can be read in retrospect as a prelude to the Twentieth/Twenty-First century. Although probably not written as prophecy, Kafka’s short unfinished book nevertheless provides a road map to the terrors of the current Surveillance … Continue reading

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Courage and Free Speech

Throughout human history there have been individuals who have been ready to risk everything for their beliefs By Timothy Garton Ash Source: aeon ‘Nothing is more difficult,’ wrote the German political essayist Kurt Tucholsky in 1921, ‘and nothing requires more … Continue reading

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Freedom Begins Within: From the Authoritarian Self to the Liberated Self

By Gary ‘Z’ McGee Source: Waking Times “If people base their identity on identifying with authority, freedom causes anxiety. They must then conceal the victim in themselves by resorting to violence against others.” ~Arno Gruen Freedom is both the easiest … Continue reading

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Can We Please Get Rid of the Pledge?

By Mike Whitney Source: CounterPunch The Pledge of Allegiance is not an expression of patriotism. It is a loyalty oath that one normally associates with totalitarian regimes. People who love freedom, should be appalled by the idea our children are … Continue reading

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An Introduction to Technofeudalism Ascending

By SARTRE Source: BATR.org The future of the planetary “Reign of Terror” has never been clearer. The pattern for global governance has been set into motion and operates under a model that has been used throughout much of history. The … Continue reading

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The Nature of American Denial

By SARTRE Source: Waking Times At the core of self delusion is the inability and/or the unwillingness of facing reality. While psychological disorders can often explain abnormal behavior in individuals, the exegesis for deviant social attitudes and accompanying conduct is reserved … Continue reading

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Kick Open the Doorway to Liberty: What Are We Waiting For?

By John W. Whitehead Source: The Rutherford Institute “The greatness of America lies in the right to protest for right.”—Martin Luther King Jr. Everything this nation once stood for is being turned on its head. Free speech, religious expression, privacy, … Continue reading

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