I generally resist sharing anything that could be misconstrued as being negative. I also tend to share only those items that are relatively easy to digest so posting a link to a three hour talk about something of the darker aspects of our modern world bucks this trend somewhat. That said, this lovely man, a sober individual with an impeccable attitude to research and truth seeking has a message to share that we would do well to heed… it feels like a moral duty to include this link on this blog. The people who recorded this interview, Tragedy and Hope, are an amazing organisation who have educated me in many ways. Their youtube channel is a constant source of inspiration as is their Tragedy and Hope Magazine channel which, in particular, features one of the most informative interviews I’ve ever seen: The Ultimate History Lesson with John Taylor Gatto.
Tonight I watched a film that moved me deeply, perhaps one of the greatest films I’ve seen since Network (1976). They certainly don’t make them like they used to.
I’ve suffered great anguish in recent times through wondering if I shouldn’t just submit to society’s clamouring pleas for conformity. Am I really so proud that I am not willing to sacrifice myself in the name of a peaceful life? Continue reading Are We Not Standing At The Fountainhead?