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WTF?!?









Funny how that works, isn't it?

We're waiting…

Marvel vs Star Wars…








Isn't over-security actually a sign of insecurity?

How can one feel secure while over-compensating for a perceived lack of security?

It would be clear that, as long as we feel as if we always have to maintain and increase our level of security, we'll never truly believe that we're secure at all.

In doing this, we create a self-perpetuating security apparatus, whose first duty is to justify its own existence. For if it were to actually create security independent of its own presence, then it would work itself out of a job.

As the security apparatus maintains its own legitimacy and provides the example of a lucrative model, then that would inspire an ever increasing and ever expanding need for its own application, even in ways that wasn't applied before.

Security, in itself, becomes the main reason for its own existence.

So unless we figure out how to diminish the need FOR security, doesn't that mean that we're NOT actually secure at all?

If you're reading this…

Then you can read THIS too.

Your teacher did his/her damn job.

Ron Burgundy would be proud…




There are worlds beneath worlds...

Worlds within worlds and worlds above worlds.

Please bear with me a moment here.

How much trouble comes about when people fail to understand what these other worlds are about?

The first thing that one must realize is that perceptions can be manipulated, if the worldview is initially skewed, that could prevent an accurate assessment of the situation presented.

Minds that are already primed to only accept information from particular sources... Many of which are dedicated to misdirection and deception, are easily led astray.

Look for signs of this with confusion, a lack of understanding, confirming of prejudices, anger, bigotry, ignornance and an inability to understand and accept even basic truths.

These things are planned responses.

The goal is to hide the workings of those worlds and deceive those who may be exploited by the people who are served well by keeping their goings on secret.

These aren't conspiracies in the traditional sense. With proper access and comprehension, it could be a relatively achievable matter to reveal the what, who, when, where of things.

The first thing that you have tell yourself is that you don't understand enough. This mindset is essential in motivating a person to understand these things… And more.

The person who declares that they know everything (in the sense that they describe the deceptions as true and not the real nature) is the person who actually knows the least and serves as a tool to those who seek to keep their own stratified worlds, purposes and intentions hidden.

This becomes so painfully obvious when they are questioned for details and rational explanations. They wouldn't know a rational explanation if they saw it, especially if it derails their convenient worldview.

Someone who has proof of an argument would be all to happy to provide it. The person which doesn't have corroborating evident will either fall back on their false narrative as "proof", seek to change the subject, accuse the questioner, respond with anger or indignation or try to avoid a cogent response altogether.

(I made a couple of edits. I'd love for this idea to develop through discussion.)

How Ronald Reagan Made Genocide Possible in Guatemala

The early 1980s were particularly violent in the Latin American theater of the Cold War. Smack in the middle of Guatemala’s 36-year civil war which claimed 200,000 lives, Rios Montt edged out the winner of a sham election in a bloodless coup and began systematically repressing support for the Marxist opposition,as his forces raped women, burned villages, and murdered indigenous Mayan peasants.

From day one Reagan backed Rios Montt, feeding him millions first in jeeps and trucks, and then helicopter and plane parts, despite clearly articulated reports from both the CIA and international watchdogs that genocide was accumulating bodies in the ditches and gullies of Guatemala.

A cache of internal Guatemalan records from the time revealed the existence of Operation Sofia, which was the operation that led to the massacre of indigenous peasants. It was used by the 1999 UN-sponsored Historical Clarification Commission to classify the counterinsurgency campaign in the summer of 1982 as “acts of genocide against groups of Mayan people.”

The horror described by independent human rights reporters on the ground is enough to turn your stomach: “We heard many, many stories of children being picked up by the ankles and swung against poles so their heads destroyed.”

Despite the fact that he knew all this, Reagan praised Rios Montt, calling him ”a man of great personal integrity and commitment” who wanted to “promote social justice.”

President Bill Clinton apologized in 1999, saying that the U.S. support for the death squads “was wrong.”

http://janedoe225.tumblr.com/post/50184222133/how-ronald-reagan-made-genocide-possible-in-guatemala

Walsh Considered for Next Illinois GOP Chairman

The Chicago Sun Times reports that controversial former Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL) is on the short list to replace former Illinois GOP chairman Pat Brady.

"The Republican State Central Committee held an hour-long conference call last night and came back with these names as finalists. The list may grow before Friday's deadline, with a handful of people who were nominated but could not be confirmed as interested. In all, 30 people were nominated and the nominations included other women -- but numerous nominees said they were not interested."

http://politicalwire.com/archives/2013/05/10/walsh_considered_for_next_illinois_gop_chairman.html


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