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CLIMATE-CHANGE CHIT CHAT.

Ignorance of the bio-chemical details of the human bodies multi-cellular composition, interdependence and environmental interactions, has allowed health-advising quacks to prescribe miracle remedies for various symptoms. The same general lack of knowledge in sufferers has tempted them to obtain and … Continue reading

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TOTALITARIAN TENDENCIES (Part 7)

Throughout this series, I have tried to draw attention to the overlooked fact that the many serious problems facing humanity are not simply products of the latest capitalist based mode of production. The bloated self opinions of the elite who … Continue reading

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TOTALITARIAN TENDENCIES. (Part 6)

The influencers. Of course, those prone to totalitarian practices and ideas do not choose to see reality as it really unfolds, they only see it from their own needs and perspectives and wish to influence everyone else to see it … Continue reading

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TOTALITARIAN TENDENCIES (Part 5)

The ideology. A link can be made between the totalitarian ideas maturing within thinkers in ancient hierarchical mass societies, through those in the middle ages and on to those in the modern era. Greek thinkers such Plato, Aristotle, the unknown … Continue reading

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TOTALITARIAN TENDENCIES (Part 4)

Ten points to ponder. 1 Hierarchical mass societies based upon capital, require continuous growth for both the return of the initial capital invested and the anticipated surplus-value realised as profit. 2 Capital and profit are maintained and sustained by the … Continue reading

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BLAMING THE VICTIMS – AGAIN!

The recent outcry against striking nurses, ambulance drivers, paramedics, train drivers, teachers is revealing about the lack of social unity and a lack of intelligent thinking. The well paid media and politicians in particular are scurrilously trying to publicly embarrass … Continue reading

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TOTALITARIAN TENDENCIES (Part 3.)

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series, I suggested that mass society driven authoritarianism is currently having a considerable hold globally over many people. Totalitarian solutions are being increasingly adopted by the elites in control of hierarchical mass societies … Continue reading

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TOTALITARIAN TENDENCIES (Part 2)

The material basis of totalitarian tendencies. Currently many mainstream commentators think that the main problem we face today in the advanced capitalist countries, is that liberal democratic politics is under extreme stress and severe attack by angry, misguided and misled … Continue reading

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TOTALITARIAN TENDENCIES (Part 1.)

Totalitarianism and Hierarchy. In terms of hierarchical mass society dynamics, totalitarian rule is merely a further extension of existing hierarchical rule. The one cannot be understood without understanding the other. Furthermore, state and non-state forms of coercion and compulsion are … Continue reading

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THE COST OF LIVING CRISIS!

The current media discussions on what is described as the ‘cost of living crisis’, have been a confused mix of sense and nonsense. The sources of this confusion have been politicians and so-called financial experts, most of whom clearly do … Continue reading

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