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“Nothing is so unworthy”

“Nothing is so unworthy of a civilized nation as allowing itself to be ‘governed’ by an irresponsible clique that has yielded to base instinct”

– From a White Rose leaflet.

Read about it here.

In this country, we have one party that is catering to base instinct against gays, women, immigrants, the unemployed, the sick, the non-religious and the poor, and no one in that party or in the other party has been responsible enough to condemn it.

We’re paying and will continue to pay heavily for that silence.

3 Responses

  1. Wow. That White Rose Society!! (off site reading)

  2. Following the Holocaust, social psychologists attempted to determine what factors might have contributed to the German people’s acceptance of the Nazi’s horrible behavior. Below is a classic study which showed indifference to immorality isn’t specific to the German people.

    Milgram, S. (1963). Behavioral study of obedience. Journal of Abnormal and Social Psychology, 67, 371–378.

    Time for a new line of research into the obedience of the Senate Banking Committee members to Jamie Dimon’s agenda (don’t hold me accountable), though the self-serving cause is readily apparent. The question might be: how can they have no shame during a televised hearing?

    • Because they are doggies begging for a treat. Because they are auditioning for multi-million dollar payouts in the financialist predasite sector after they leave office.

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