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Stefan Molyneux and Tom Willcutts: Is Government Immoral?

Tragedy and Hope Presents: History… So It Doesn’t Repeat, featuring a debate between Stefan Molyneux and Tom Willcutts, attempting to answer the question “Is government, by its very nature, immoral?”.                  

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Orson Welles and #GOP debate

Michael O’Hara: It’s a bright, guilty world. Arthur Bannister: George, that’s the first time anyone ever thought enough of you to call you a shark. If you were a good lawyer, you’d be flattered. A scene in The lady from … Continue reading

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The Power of Nightmares

An excellent documentary By Adam Curtis. In the past, politicians promised to create a better world. They had different ways of achieving this. But their power and authority came from the optimistic visions they offered to their people. Those dreams … Continue reading

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G. Edward Griffin: The Creature from Jekyll Island

A second look at the Federal Reserve: G. Edward Griffin: The Creature from Jekyll Island Transcript

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A Discourse on Government by G. Edward Griffin

G. Edward Griffin: Collectivism Vs. Individualism G. Edward Griffin is an American film producer, author, and political lecturer. Source: Wikipedia A Discourse on Government by G. Edward Griffin “Government is not reason. It is not eloquence. It is force. Like … Continue reading

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What’s The Role Of The United States In the World Today?

As 2010 draws to a close, what is the role of the United States in the world today? From the ongoing wars in Afghanistan and Iraq to the cuts to social programs here at home, where is there emerging hope … Continue reading

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Feel Good With Necessary Illusions!

The Manufacturing Consent In this video Noam Chomsky explains the consept of manufacturing consent, which Walter Lippmann wrote about in his 1922 novel Public Opinion. The creation of consent is not a new art. It is a very old one … Continue reading

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Step Into The Light With Plato’s Cave

This is the Allegory of the Cave, by Plato (427-347 B.C.) What is an allegory? It is a form of extended metaphor, in which objects, persons, and actions in a narrative, are equated with meanings that lie outside the narrative … Continue reading

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The “Mouseland”- a political fable

I want to share with you a story. It is a story of a place called the “Mouseland”. It is a political fable told by Tommy Douglas in 1944. Watch: Mouseland – Famous speech by Tommy Douglas about rich fat … Continue reading

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World Leaders have a song and dance act

Recently, on the news, both Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper and Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin showed their musical sides. Prime Minister Stephen Harper took the stage at the Conservative caucus Christmas party in Ottawa on Wednesday night, playing the … Continue reading

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