Saturday May 18, 2013
Today in 1917, the United States Congress ordains the Selective Draft Act, or Selective Service act of 1917 which demands individuals become soldiers to fight World War I.
Living apart and at peace with myself, I came to realize more vividly the meaning of the doctrine of acceptance. To refrain from giving advice, to refrain from meddling in the affairs of others, to refrain, even though the motives be the highest, from tampering with another’s way of life – so simple, yet so difficult for an active spirit. Hands off! —
“In all affairs, it’s a healthy thing, now and then, to hang a question mark on the things you have long taken for granted.” – Bertrand Russell... - [More]Posted: November 13, 2011 in Documentary
MikeShanklin | What about those who believe governmnet pen-strokes have the magical powers to end homelessness, feed every child, stop all criminals, and make the world safe? There are no government magic wands, no governmnet sorcery, no government witchcraft, no government gods. What would a free society do with the insane?... - [More]Posted: August 22, 2011 in Videos
LarkenRose | Are you capable of objectively and honestly examining your own belief systems to see if you might accidentally be advocating something destructive? Unfortunately very few people are capable of that kind of self examination. Most people would literally rather kill or die than reconsider the assumptions they have always made, the beliefs they’ve always held, the ideas that they were brought up in.... - [More]Posted: May 9, 2011 in Audio