Gender and racial discrimination, surveillance, exploitation and so forth are only effects. The real problem is – that it is possible to suppress the people by false Science or false descriptions of the world – that supports Might Is Right. Or like this. We are not genuine citizens.

10 October 2015

A Lost Wisdom - Ronald Reagan: Government is not the solution to our problem, government is the problem

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All them that are trained by schools, universities and the massmedia to believe that a hierarchic order is the only possible order of the nature and the world are also fooled; to believe that they need the demands, regulations, bureaucracy, commands and punishments of the (national) state hierarchy to exist.

It is at least hopeful to remember the 40th President of the United States, Ronald Reagan's (1911–2004) First Inaugural Address 20 January 1981.

Here is a section of the speech.
... In this present crisis, government is not the solution to our problem; government is the problem. From time to time we've been tempted to believe that society has become too complex to be managed by self-rule, that government by an elite group is superior to government for, by, and of the people. Well, if no one among us is capable of governing himself, then who among us has the capacity to govern someone else? ...
Text of the entire speech, The American Presidency Project, University of California

Speeches and debates of Ronald Reagan


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