It's the same in any lingo

בַּת-בָּבֶל, הַשְּׁדוּדָה: אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיְשַׁלֶּם-לָךְ-- אֶת-גְּמוּלֵךְ, שֶׁגָּמַלְתּ לָנוּ
אַשְׁרֵי שֶׁיֹּאחֵז וְנִפֵּץ אֶת-עֹלָלַיִךְ-- אֶל-הַסָּלַע

How can one be compelled to accept slavery? I simply refuse to do the master's bidding. He may torture me, break my bones to atoms and even kill me. He will then have my dead body, not my obedience. Ultimately, therefore, it is I who am the victor and not he, for he has failed in getting me to do what he wanted done. ~ Mahatma Gandhi
If I am not for myself, who will be for me? If I am not for others, what am I? If not now, when? ~ Rav Hillel, Pirke Avot

This Red Sea Pedestrian Stands against Judeophobes

This Red Sea Pedestrian Stands against Judeophobes
Wear It With Pride

02 April 2007

Who Perpetuates the Lie?

It's all about perception. One douche's truth and is another human's lie. On Halloween night in 1991 Ken Kesey declared, "In any given situation there are always going to be more smart people than dumb people." That's a safe assumption to make. Look around, he's right. Never assume that the people around you, even ones with whom you feel you share the same point of view, are actually informed, thinking people. Most are content to be spoon fed their warm bath of information from the evening news...if they watch the news at all. Who reads between the lines? That's how we end up with conservative jackasses going on NPR in December of 2004 saying things like, "If I knew then what I know now I wouldn't have voted for Bush." Hey dumbasses...where were you the previous 4 years?

A two term Bush presidency (my valve just closed) is not as scary to me as living amongst a population of people who decided he was doing such a great job the first time around that they'd give him another shot. Sorry to those of you who voted for him but, you are all a bunch of stupid idiots.

But you can't lay the blame entirely on the masses of dupes. Let's give the White House Press Corps their due. These sanctimonious wind bags let Bush ride four years for free. Most of these butt wipes work for news agencies that are owned by corporate conglomerates, and Arab cartels that have Bush's saliva on their posteriors, and visa versa. These reporters have a vested interest in throwing Bush cream puff pitches. They're too scared of losing their jobs. It's the rest of us who suffer for their lack of journalistic integrity. Even Bob Woodward sold his credibility for access. Hey Bob, is that Kool-aid on your breath you hypocrite? Of course now it's popular to bash Bush, and Bob will be right there with new book in tow. Ass.

If you want a smarter populace you should educate yourself, and share what you've found.

Tonight begins the observance of the Jewish holiday of Passover, marking the liberation of the Israelites from servitude in Egypt. Some might say that they left Egypt only to become subservient to the cult of priests. I'd have to agree. I don't let intermediaries get in my way of communing with the universe. For me, this is a time to celebrate the time when we'll all be free. Really free, not living the illusion of freedom. It starts with the human mind, and the next step is freedom of expression.

Next the internet really letting the world speak its mind? Guess what my answer will be?

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