Welcome visitors. (updated September 2011) THE PURPOSE OF THIS BLOG is to provide a fresh context to some of the many social and ethical issues which divide us. A fresh perspective appears by asking this key question: what distinguishes propaganda, self-deception, and ideology from critical thought–in religions, new and old, politics, economics, etc? This blog […]
Propaganda and indoctrination permeate not only religious groups (new and traditional) but also agnosticism and atheism, whenever they claim the excessive certitude assumed by ideologists. Replacing critical thought, propaganda abounds in political and religious messages, in economic assumptions, and commercial claims.