Some Rituals Take Generations to Perform…
Advertisements … and hypnotize millions of human beings (who consider themselves God-fearing).
Nobody Deserves Bad Government…
Advertisements … not even those who the powerful have manipulated into supporting it.
A New Resistbot Political Petition, by Me
Advertisements Please click this link if you would like to see and sign my latest petition, “We the People: Outvoted!” to Federal elected officials. Also you can text “” to 50409 to sign it. Also please consider donating to Resistbot. They are not a tax-deductible organization, since they do grassroots lobbying on our behalf, but…
A New Letter to My Elected Officials
Today’s Activism Post
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Fear of Learning (copied from a Twitter Thread of Mine)
Advertisements Fear of learning, especially the kind of learning that makes a human being less susceptible to manipulative indoctrination, is at the core of radically Conservative state governments’ school curriculum policies. It is unsubtle anti-intellectualism. The reasons are clear. To the @GOP and the Radical and Religious Right movements within you (to include Dominionist politics): You have…
Headings for a Non-Mathematical Paper in Progress
Advertisements It is, in fact, political. The Manipulation of a Nation How America’s Prosperous Established a De Facto Ruling Class, Corrupted Government and Politics, and Got Churches, Broadcasters, and Internet/Web Media to Help By J. Calvin Smith, jcsbimp.com Introduction: Where Are We, and How Did Manipulation Get Us Here? Some History: Manifest Destiny and the…
Newsflash: Prosperous Propagandists Thrive on Exacerbating (Even Justified) Alarm
Advertisements Propagandists thrive on alarm, and on the fear and anger that come from that alarm. It hardly matters their ideology, although one can usefully note which ideologies and social classes are more likely to perpetrate, or to fall victim to, the more pervasive and manipulative propaganda. I thought of this as I was considering…
Your Daily Rant From Me
Advertisements Shrewd and powerful forces among well funded pastors, pundits, and politicians perfected The Art of the Deal, i.e., The Royal Scam, handed down from ideological ancestors who gave us Manifest Destiny and kept the notion of individual human dignity and equal rights hobbled by Rich White Landowners and Industrialists for far too long. Not…
A Proposed Letter
Advertisements I hope to print out something along these lines, in many copies, and send it to societal leaders of many different stripes, all politically influential in America, in the coming weeks. Methods, Motives, Manipulation and Morality An Open Letter Appealing to Leaders of the United States Government, As Well As America’s Political, Societal/Cultural, and…