Reclaim Nationalism – Set Yourself to Shake off the Shackles of Slavery

Generally, all of humanity can be divided into three categories.

1) There are the people who complacently settle for slavery to the status quo.  Unconsciously driven by self-interest, they seem “happy” as long as their personal lives are unaffected by the decisions of those in power. Watching the news, reading the newspapers, they receive whatever opinion is being fed to them without consideration and censure. So many people honestly don’t seem to care about the injustices committed in this world and, if it benefits them, they could even be willing to side with the oppressor.

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Are You Settled to Being Just a Part of the Crowd?

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In response to “Refugees, border protection and the nationalist myth”

I was reading an article today with the above title, and in particular the subtitle was what grabbed me: “Why is there sympathy for those fleeing Syria but contempt for refugees on Nauru?” While they expose (rightly so) the misuse of the current refugee crisis for political ends on the part of both of our Read more about In response to “Refugees, border protection and the nationalist myth”[…]

Parable of the Zombie Ant

Now as many wise men of old taught deep things in parables, I wanted to draw your attention to a particularly horrific part of nature. Deep in the dark jungles, there is a fungi whose bright, golden spores lay dormant on the forest floor, waiting for an unsuspecting ants to pick it up and consume it. Now that spore starts to reproduce inside of its “host,” the ant. Somehow, the spore almost has a vile intelligence about it, for without the unwitting host, its own life cycle could not be complete. But as the fungi begins to grow and spread within the ant, it begins to release a neurotoxin that begins to affect the brain of the ant.

Insidious Fungus at Work

Insidious Fungus at Work

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Tolerance is NOT Admirable

Amongst those who espouse the “virtue” of a multi-ethnic society, toleration is often spoken of as an admirable quality. However, at its root, toleration means putting up with something you dislike. It’s not a quality necessary to live together with those who you respect and value for their quality and character. It is merely a Read more about Tolerance is NOT Admirable[…]