control terrorism

As stated here in previous posts, terrorists claim that their main goal is to propagandize. With the misplaced help of global media which spread their messages for them, they do this effectively. Some are propelled by a death wish; and appear as randomly as quantum particles appear in quantum field theory. Others go on to […]

violence on television and films

The first episode of the TV program Supergirl was shown last evening, Nov.1,2015, Like many programs and films it sunk to the usual level of guns, weapons, and violence. Opportunity was missed to use “super-powers” to attack not people, but problems like global warming, migrations, terrorist and other wars and adversarial situations, further weather issues, […]

Propaganda, Hitler, Goebbels, and Bicycles

Propaganda, Hitler, Goebbels, and Bicycles Adolph Hitler’s Mein Kampf, first published in 1925 and 1926, has become available globally on the Internet. Many feel that this “return of Hitler’s perilous voice from the grave” poses a great threat in this renewed era of Neo-Nazism, anti-Semitism, and terrorist propaganda. His voice is considered dangerous because it […]

Terrorist and Other Propagandas

Terrorists proclaim that they wage current wars mainly by propaganda and indoctrination rather than by physical violence. They insist that propaganda and indoctrination, both strategic and tactical, are the major weapons through which they will win their battles to control the Middle East and beyond. Propaganda, and therefore the media, have become their conveyor belts. […]

Three differing and perhaps evolving approaches to life

Three-four differing and perhaps evolving approaches to life and spirituality: 1. Fundamentalist exclusivism: my belief or lack of belief, e.g. Christianity or agnosticism, is the only valid one. (Atheism is omitted here because it resembles belief more than lack of belief.) 2. Syncretistic lethargy: somehow everything is true, in spite of apparent contradictions. 3. a) […]