(American History F-ed #7) The seventh installment in a series of shows about government school's history curriculum. We'll explore the lies, myths, omissions and distortions used to indoctrinate blind patriotism (aka nationalism aka mysticism).
Critical Thinking Question:
Statism appears to be only example of a system of ongoing attack and predation where the aggressors seem to be more fearful of victims than the victims are of the aggressors. How do the aggressors manage these fears?
An email from a listener gets me thinking about conspiracy theories. We'll divert our attention from the roots of the tree I like to think we're chopping at, to jump down a nearby rabbit hole. Let's see where it takes us!
-Iraq and 9/11
-19th Century German "Philosophers"
What is the Hegelian Dialectic?
And how does it relate to last episode's formula:
...the use of force
perverse unintended consequence
demand for government action
the use of force...
"Touch of Grey" Grateful Dead
War Made Easy(Documentary)
Tonkin Gulf to WMD: Lies, Anniversaries and More Lies By Joe Miller
The Fog of War ~ Documentary about Sec. of Defense Robert McNamara's Experience
Five Years After 9/11, Fear Finally Strikes Out
The New American Century
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, 1770-1831