posted on Nov, 23 2004 @ 01:58 AM
Originally posted by taibunsuu
I've hated Michael Moore ever since Bowling for Columbine. Farenheit 9/11 didn't have anything that you couldn't read in the newspapers over the
past 4 years anyway, just compiled into a good piece of propaganda. The nation needs to learn to think for themselves, not jump on one bandwagon or
another. Sadly I wonder if this is possible.
I doubt it, because what makes human constructions work well, is typically what takes them down.
In this case, our real innovation, is in optimization.
We have streamlined the political machines like we would a movie, court case, Medicine, and products in general.
We have created a more convinient society than anyone has ever seen. We have access to Twinkies, condoms, soda, coffee, gas, porn, TV 24 hours a
We can't be expected to really follow the currents of politics. This mind-taxing activity takes much too long.
I do think that it has always been this way, but it seems to rise slowly but surely until to spikes near the end.
Eric Hoffer is a good starter for those interested in reality. "The True Believer. A caustic analysis of the nature of mass movements and those who
are driven to join them"