Truth is treason in the empire of lies.
+ Nationalism is our form of incest, is our idolatry, is our insanity. ”Patriotism” is its cult. It should hardly be necessary to say, that by ”patriotism” I mean that attitude which puts the own nation above humanity, above the principles of truth and justice; not the loving interest in one’s own nation, which is…Details
+ All of the following are by H.L.Mencken. Every election is a sort of advance auction of stolen goods. + The storm center of lawlessness in every American State is the State Capitol. It is there that the worst crimes are committed; it is there that lawbreaking attains to the estate and dignity of a…Details
“Do you know where tenderness leads?….to the gas chambers.” This is one of my favorite quotes, from the book The Thanatos Syndrome by Percy Walker (which I have not yet read). My buddy reminded me of the quote in the past week. But it is a highly functioning truism, one that it seems the most banal…Details