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"Just don´t waste" (Sir David Attenborough)                        Western democracy is a gas. Useful for blowing up multicolored balloons (Nilsson)                        “By continuing the process of inflation governments can confiscate secretly and unobserved an important part of the wealth of their citizens.”(Keynes)                        Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet. ( Jean Jaques Rousseau )                        Man needs to work and fight in the Nature, not against it. (Thomas Ulf Nilsson)                        I prefer liberty with danger than peace with slavery. ( Jean Jaques Rousseau )                        The intellectual, tweed-wearing middle-class socialist didn't like the poor; they just hated the rich (Orwell)                        We swallow greedily any lie that flatters us, but we sip only little by little at a truth we find bitter. Denis Diderot                        Marxism and capitalism are equal. Both explore productive and creative men for the benefit of parasites. Thomas Nilsson.                        Useless laws weaken the necessary laws.(Montesquieu)                          Stilles wasser sind tief. (Still waters run deep). Friedrich Ludwig Schröder                         Happiness is nothing more than good health and a bad memory.Albert Schweitzer                         Love is when you desire happiness of the others. Unconditional, without expecting anything in return. Buddha                        If we only wanted to be happy, it would be easy; but we want to be happier than other people, and that is almost always difficult, since we think them happier than they are. (Montesquieu)                         About true liberty: Abraham Lincoln may have freed all men, but Sam Colt made them equal.                        Die meisten Menschen brauchen mehr Liebe, als sie verdienen (Most people need more love than they deserve) Marie Freifrau von Ebner-Eschenbach                         You should neither judge, nor forgive. Leave such matters to the Destiny. Thomas Nilsson                         An injustice to one is a threat made to all. (Montesquieu)                         BOYCOTT BRAZIL: http://boycott-brazil4.webnode.com/why-boycott-brazil2/                         If you think you are too small to make a difference, try sleeping with a mosquito. (Dalai Lama XIV)                         Christian theology is the grandmother of Bolshevism. Oswald Spengler.                         
 
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10/01/2021 - FREEDOM

Freedom means being in control (either as an individual or as a member of a SMALL group) of the life-and-death issues of one's existence; food, clothing, shelter and defense against whatever threats there may be in one's environment. Freedom means having power, without interference, manipulation or supervision from anyone; not the power to control other people but the power to control the circumstances of one's own life. One does not have freedom if anyone else (especially a large organization) has power over one, no matter how benevolently, tolerantly and permissively that power may be exercised.

Read more in SOCIETY AND POWER: INDUSTRIAL SOCIETY AND ITS FUTURE, PART 11: THE NATURE OF FREEDOM

 
27/12/2020 - God is dead. Long live God !

It has been 134 years since Friedrich Nietzsche declared: “God is Dead” (or “Gott ist tot”, in German). The statement was published in his book The Gay Science, (or “Die fröhliche Wissenschaft” in German). Nietzsche was an atheist and didn’t mean that there was a God who had actually died, rather that our idea of one had.

The idea of a universe that was governed by physical laws and not by divine providence was born together with the Industrial Revolution. Philosophy had shown that governments no longer needed to be organaized around the idea of divine right to be legitimate. Europe no longer wanted God as the source for all morality, value, or order in the Universe; now people...

 
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29/11/2020 - BIG DIGGO


The West, once a time so rich, is sliding downhills to poverty. But not for all. Some few individs retains an extremely power they never will get enough of, as they always will aim for the ultimate power. The Supreme power over the Universe. And it seems that it will go right easy, too easy. 
The fruits of human existence , matured by hard work, creative inventions, smart administration, careful politics is fast going to consolidate in the pockets of the very few.
Digital technique, once understood as beneficial for the main stream population, understood to bring free speech, education, comfort, safety, freedom, has turned to be the very opposite. Today, it appears to be a threat, the ultimate theft. Theft of all...

 
13/11/2020 - When an Empire dissolves. Reboot 2000 years ago

On September 18 of the year 96 AD, a fairly obscure and elderly politician named Marcus Cocceius Nerva was proclaimed Emperor of Rome by the Senate. Rome was in chaos at the time; the empire had suffered from years of turmoil, economic decline, and oppression.  Most of the last several emperors-- going back before the suicide of Nero in 68 AD-- had been extremely destructive… plundering the treasury, waging expensive wars, and dismantling individual liberty. The government was also extremely unstable; it was not uncommon at that point for emperors to be deposed or even assassinated.

In fact, Nerva’s predecessor-- the emperor Domitian-- had literally been murdered that morning.  Nerva was seen by many Senators...

 
 
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