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No You Are Not a Hero and We are not In this together

by   Nicholas de Lioncourt on April 08 2021 02:45 zulu

"WE'RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER... WITH OUR HEREOS..."

No and no.

Again and again and again businesses must append contrived sentiments of 'heroism' to their products. How pathetic these companies promoting campaigns of consumer manipulation and retail auto-eroticism; wherein everyone from mask-wearing, self-righteous beldams to physicians' front-desk administrators are portrayed as intrepid heroes, sacrificing their mortality to selflessly move among the plague-ridden masses...

 

No. Although tragic, this is not The Plague.

Just another opportunity for narcissists to justify their authoritarian hypochondria.

Just another opportunity for harridans to assuage their empty lives by controlling the lives of others.More...

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categories: platitudes | collectivism | individualism | personal

The Hegelian Dialect and the Debt-Ceiling Showdown

by   Nicholas de Lioncourt on August 03 2011 03:19 zulu

In the second week of July, I denounced the "Debt-Ceiling Showdown" as a contrived melodrama, a soap opera, to misdirect the attention and passion of the citizenry; instead of being concerned about some inevitable default on the U.S., debt, More...

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categories: platitudes | government | rights