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Social Darwinism is not new in the USA part2

It has been 2 months! Thank you all who read my posts and those who are following my blog.

So to continue, I want to back track to what happened to me in the 70’s Here is an example of white, classist fascism in the 90’s… 1,220 more words

How Can a Poor Man Stand Such Times and Live

The world is such an upsetting place.

I’ve been reading a book about the billionaires who control American politics, and I just read about the case in 1996 when a Koch Industries pipeline exploded and burned two teenagers to death. 958 more words

Books

TAKEAWAYS from "The War on Stupid People" (DAVID H. FREEDMAN)

From DAVID H. FREEDMAN‘s “The War on Stupid People”

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“The 2010s, in contrast, are a terrible time to not be brainy. Those who consider themselves bright openly mock others for being less so.

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Featuring

From the Archives: The War on Stupid People

American society increasingly mistakes intelligence for human worth. Those who consider themselves bright openly mock others for being less so. Even in this age of rampant concern over micro-aggressions and victimization, we maintain open season on the non-smart. 150 more words

Society

Let's kill Jesus!

This is the story of Jesus, the reporter. He did a series of interviews with representatives of different extremist factions in this world. This post contains fragments of his conversations, references to actual events and commentaries by an expert. 3,484 more words

Socio-Political/Economy

Why Education Should Be Essential To Everyone

Social Stratification is a system of social relationships that determines how a person is valued in society—or undervalued respectively; it is the term that we use to explain traits of society that are not purely individual differences, but apparent in society. 1,671 more words

Trump’s Moral Confusion

I’ve delayed my promised wrap-up of the dangers inherent in artificial intelligence till my next rant to explore a topical failure in human intelligence, or at least human values. 334 more words