Noam Chomsky wrote:

"War is the health of the State," wrote social critic Randolph Bourne in a classic essay as America entered World War I: "It automatically sets in motion throughout society those irresistible forces for uniformity, for passionate cooperation with the Government in coercing into obedience the minority groups and individuals which lack the larger herd sense. … Continue reading Noam Chomsky wrote:

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What determines a closed mind? It is when you go into a situation with a bias or with your mind already fixed on an outcome. I was there, twice. Knowing from what I had learned and seen that religion was a farce and a pox but convinced via social conditioning and cognitive dissonance that it … Continue reading /facepalm