Archive for July 2010
…, printed out of thin air and backed by nothing. But just as before, a majority, egged on by the media and the government, dismissed the hard facts because the big lie was more comfortable.
“In the simplicity of their minds, people more readily fall victims to the big lie than the small lie, since they themselves often tell small lies in little matters but would be ashamed to resort to large-scale falsehoods. It would never come into their heads to fabricate colossal untruths, and they would not believe that others could have such impudence. Even though the facts which prove this to be so may be brought clearly to their minds, they will still doubt and continue to think that there may be some other explanation.” — Adolph Hitler, Mein Kampf – in The Trends Journal • Autumn 2009
Once it was called home detention and intended to be an alternative to
imprisonment and aimed to reduce re-offending while also coping with
expanding prison numbers and rising costs. These days it disguised as a
health benefit. When will it become mandatory for everybody to wear?