Does it really make us more intelligent, wiser or more virtuous to stick our heads in the sands and ignore history?
I’m more concerned about all the lives lost first in conventional warfare and the massive exchange nuclear weapons certain to follow than empty stores.
After watching US imperialism in action close up for the last thirty years I shouldn’t be surprised or shocked by anything any more.
It’s not about money or comfort. It’s about power. Some people are sociopathic and what they require from life is neither happiness or joy.
*Gleichshaltung* is about drowning out any other voices except those which promote the party and its goals for the state.
Who brainwashed all these Americans into thinking China is the bad guy? How can people rationalize facing serious economic competition into war?
Limiting government and its reach is a necessity in preventing democratic government from becoming an all-consuming tyranny.
Picking cotton, like gathering grapes, is back-breaking work. One could call cotton pickers slave labourers anywhere in the world.