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"Restriction of free thought and free speech is the most dangerous of all subversions. It is the one un-American act that could most easily defeat us all." – Supreme Court Justice William O. Douglas

"It is the innovators who have difficulty in being allowed to exist and work. Each generation believes that this difficulty is a thing of the past, but each generation is only tolerant of past innovations. Those of its own day are met with the same persecution as though the principle of toleration had never been heard of." - Bertrand Russell

"When man becomes aware of the movement of his own thoughts he will see the division between the thinker and thought, the observer and the observed, the experiencer and the experience. He will discover that this division is an illusion. Then only is there pure observation which is insight without any shadow of the past or of time. This timeless insight brings about a deep radical mutation in the mind." - J. Krishnamurti


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if thought can corrupt language, then language can also corrupt thought

Language and Thought
Linguistic Society of America

Language and thought interact in many significant ways.

Each specific language has its own influence on the thought and action of its speakers.

If thought corrupts language, language can also corrupt thought as thought patterns and language patterns are closely interwoven.

"A bad usage can spread by tradition and imitation even among people who should and do know better.

Phrases like a not unjustifiable assumption, leaves much to be desired, would serve no good purpose, a consideration which we should do well to bear in mind, are a continuous temptation, a packet of aspirins always at one's elbow.

This invasion of one's mind by ready made phrases - lay the foundations, achieve a radical transformation - can only be prevented if one is constantly on guard against them as every such phrase anaesthetizes a portion of one's brain.

When you think of a concrete object, you think wordlessly, and then, if you want to describe the thing you have been visualizing you probably hunt about until you find the exact words that seem to fit it.

When you think of something abstract you are more inclined to use words from the start, and unless you make a conscious effort to prevent it, the existing dialect will come rushing in and do the job for you, at the expense of blurring or even changing your meaning.

Probably it is better to put off using words as long as possible and get one's meaning as clear as one can through pictures and sensations.

Afterward one can choose -- not simply accept -- the phrases that will best cover the meaning, and then switch round and decide what impressions one's words are likely to make on another person." - George Orwell

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"Thinking is a momentary dismissal of irrelevancies."
- Richard Buckminster Fuller

thoughts are defined as:




intention; purpose

a product of thinking

fantasy; imagination

consideration; attention

consciousness; awareness

expectation or conception

the faculty of thinking or reasoning

the act or process of thinking; cogitation

the intellectual activity or production of a particular time or group: ancient Greek thought

"If, through wonder, your reason leaps out of your head,
Each of your hairs will become a new head and reason.
Then, the pain of incessant thought will not crush your brain
For there "mind" and "reason" produce fields and orchards of gnosis.
If you turn to those fields, their subtle speech will reach you;
If you come to those orchards, your palm tree will break into flower."
- Rumi

critical thinking: not illegal ... yet !

Thought cannot produce ideas for
which there are no non-mental correlates.

"We cannot think what we cannot think;
so what we cannot think we cannot say either."
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

"One way of looking at human thought is to see it as a progression towards rationality:
everything else is like a computer virus in the brain. But this is very hard to justify.

Rationality is not much in evidence in the history of conscious life on Earth.

On the other hand, mystical, symbolic, and 'religious' thought - all those ways of thinking that the rationalist would condemn as 'irrational' - seem to characterize human thought everywhere and at every time.

Rationality breeds caution; irrationality, emotional fervor, and blind belief do not.

In a world where hostile conflicts were common and a matter of life or death, rationality might not be helpful.

The fearless zealot who feels guided by supernatural powers is a difficult opponent to overcome.

If you believe your territory is the abode of gods you will defend it more passionately than if it is merely your home.

Rationality is undoubtedly advantageous when you have lots of information to apply it to.

But when your understanding of things is fragmentary, and requires considerable interpolation to build up a wide-ranging view, it may not be as effective as uninhibited boldness." - John D. Barrow

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critical thinking

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"Critical thinking is reasonable,
reflective thinking that is focused on deciding
what to believe or do." - Robert Ennis

Critical Thinking

What is the Hegelian Dialectic?

"In 1962, Robert Ennis defined 12 aspects of critical thinking in terms of assessing statements. In this context, critical thinking involves being challenging and skeptical, i.e. thinking critically: for example, by identifying ambiguities and assumptions, finding contradictions, examining the logic leading to a conclusion, judging whether a statement is overly general, critiquing the application of principles and concepts, deciding whether a definition is adequate, and determining whether a statement made by an alleged authority is relevant or believable." - David Hanson

"In a world of shallow values, instant gratification, and quick fixes, critical thinking is for those few that see the benefit of intellectual traits, standards and abilities that enable them to cut through the propaganda, the information blitz, and make sense of the world." - Richard Paul

"Better than a hundred years lived in ignorance, without contemplation, is one single day of life lived in wisdom and in deep contemplation." - Dhammapada

"Children progress through a more-or-less preset sequence of steps (the curriculum), their natural desire to explore and create confined to specified times, places, and subjects. They read about the world without experiencing it, reinforcing the notion that knowledge comes from the absorption of information, facts, and data provided by authority, and belittling all the while the very idea that they are competent to really learn for themselves through first-hand observation." - Charles Eisenstein


"The thought came to me as I was sitting in front of my computer just thinking.

After a while, I felt guilty that I was thinking and not doing.

When I write a paper, work a calculus problem or feed the homeless, I can easily note that on a college application - 500 hours community service, 50 hours as a mentor to math students and so on. Colleges reward applicants for doing. But how do I get credit for just thinking?

Didn't Albert Einstein have to just think for hours on end? Had someone passed by Einstein's window as he sat thinking, he might have wrongly accused Einstein of being a slacker.

I have had teachers explain the mysteries of physics, calculus and chemistry. I have had teachers get wildly excited as they talked about the words of Ernest Hemingway. I have had teachers who have urged me to develop the habit of giving to the community. I appreciate all that they have done. But no teacher has taken the time to tell me that it is important sometimes to just think.

College professors say their students do not know how to think critically. But how can they think critically if they haven't yet experienced thinking?

How can they think critically before they have learned how to formulate good questions, and then spent hours trying to answer them?

Adam Smith, the 18th century economist, wrote a book about why some nations are rich and other nations are poor. Economic growth, he said, depends on free markets, limited government and a system of natural liberty.

My guess is that it also depends on people with ideas - good ideas. Good ideas are grown in the garden of the human mind. And thinking is the water that makes that garden grow."

- Daniel Arnold, written as a junior in high school.

"For our society to succeed and thrive, people must be able to come to conclusions through some sort of deductive process."- Charles W. Buckman

provoking you to think is not the same as offending you

processing systems thinking

Before there was tribes there was families.

Father was our temporal protector.

When the Avatars of the Creator and Sustainer came to Earth they revealed to elders of the tribe processing systems thinking for institution building.

The first institutions were religious institutions that taught their charges to live by the Oral Traditions handed down from generation to generation. This allowed tribes to congregate into larger bodies of collective consciousness based on those Oral Traditions.

These religious institutions "trained" humans psyche's to envision Deities as their protectors.

As men applied processing systems thinking to agricultural production they came up with the ideation of monocultural methods of farming.

Then they had distribution problems so they came up with the second type of institution - the State.

As men applied processing systems thinking to civil issues they came up with the ideation of monocultural methods of farming humans, social engineering, in which the human would be "trained" much as the plants and animals are "grown" to perform specialized functions, much like insects, while their collective consciousness was groomed for submission (accept the way things are and will always be - i.e. no Humans, just animals, climbing the pyramid reaching for the golden ring at the apex where the lizard squats - much like the orangutan in the tree).

These "trained" humans psyche's have been modified to envision the State as their Protectors.

Once that aspect of the Veil of Appearances is erected the Head of State, Big Brother, replaces Father:

In Egypt Akhenaten the Heretic ascended.

In Babylon Hammurabi the Exalted ascended.

In Macedonian Alexander the Great ascended.

In India Ashoka the Great ascended.

In Italy Augustus Caesar ascended.

In China Genghis Khan ascended.

In Turkey Suleiman the Magnificent ascended.

In France Louis, the Sun King, ascended.

In Germany Adolf Hitler, the Fuehrer, ascended.

In Russia Joseph Stalin, General Secretary of the Communist Party, ascended.

In these United States George W. Bush, Project for a New American Century associate, ascended.

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In the year 2525,

if man is still alive

If woman can survive,

they may find

In the year 3535

Ain't gonna need to tell the truth,

tell no lie

Everything you think, do and say

Is in the pill you took today

In the year 4545

Ain't gonna need your teeth, won't need your eyes

You won't find a thing to chew

Nobody's gonna look at you

In the year 5555

Your arms are hanging limp at your sides

Your legs got nothing to do

Some machine is doing that for you

In the year 6565

Ain't gonna need no husband, won't need no wife

You'll pick your son, pick your daughter too

From the bottom of a long glass tube'

Whoooa In the year 7510

If God's a-comin' he ought to make it by then

Maybe he'll look around himself and say

Guess it's time for the Judgement Day

In the year 8510

God is gonna shake his mighty head then

He'll either say I'm pleased where man has been

Or tear it down and start again

In the year 9595

I'm kinda wondering if man is gonna be alive

He's taken everything this old earth can give

And he ain't put back nothing

Now it's been 10,000 years

Man has cried a billion tears

For what he never knew

Now man's reign is through

But through eternal night

The twinkling of starlight

So very far away

Maybe it's only yesterday

In the year 2525

If man is still alive

If woman can survive

They may thrive

In the year 3535

Ain't gonna need to tell the truth,

tell no lies

Everything you think, do or say

Is in the pill you took today ....(fading...)

why is 'just thinking' not rewarded?

"Thinking isn't rewarded because it isn't wanted. The idea of creating the need to gain admission to an elite university is to make sure bright students channel their energies in approved ways, leaving as little time as possible for independent study and thinking. And the same thing will happen at the university level.

The need for people who actually use physics and calculus in any significant way is very small. Yet elite school applicants must study these subjects and get A's. Their study is just a test of ambition, endurance and intelligence.

If a student puts up with such study, he is hooked and will do whatever it takes to get ahead. The expected result of such Pavlovian training is the ideal corporate, government or university employee. One who will automatically think only along approved lines, going along with whatever is demanded of him to get along. "- Raymond J. Rostan

"Thinking is an endangered activity. The fact is president George W. Bush's No Child Left Behind law discourages thinking. It is all about test scores, Stepford-childlike school behaviors and controlling the curriculum (a.k.a. setting standards).

The law forces public schools to cram concept after new concept into our children, overload them with homework, take away their childhoods, their imaginations and their thoughts and then, under the guise of standards, remove time for synthesis and reflection, the foundation of learning, and instead measure learning by a test score.

Those in control want our children to grow up to be robots, not thinking, questioning beings; it makes them easier to control. It's just so much easier to goose-step our way into a theocracy if no one asks questions. "- Diane Kroker

thought control

"Instead of creating a new internal state which shall exhibit itself in better deeds, coercion can manifestly do nothing but forcibly mold externals into a coarse semblance of such a state. Coercion in all its forms, educational or other, is essentially vicious." - Herbert Spencer

Thought control refers to all coercive psychological systems, such as brainwashing, thought reform, and coercive persuasion.

Thought control shapes of a person's attitudes, beliefs, and personality without the person's knowledge or consent.

Extreme thought control employs deceptive and surreptitious manipulation, usually in a close group setting, for the economic or political (in the case of religious cults both) profit of the manipulator.

"What are the hallmarks of unhealthy, aberrant churches? The key indicator is control oriented leadership, ministers who have a need to "lord it over the flock." Abusive leaders demand submission and unquestioning loyalty. The person who raises uncomfortable questions or does not "get with the program" is cast aside. Guilt, fear, and intimidation are used to manipulate and control vulnerable members, especially those who have been taught to believe that questioning their pastor is comparable to questioning God." - Ronald Enroth

Thought control techniques are totally at odds with genuine Christian teaching.

The Creator and Sustainer makes his appeal to the mind and heart of a person without pressure, coercion or control.

The Creator and Sustainer asks for a thoughtful, reasoned, perceptive response to the Truth, not the knee-jerk reaction of a mindless slave.

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Only men of evil intent are interested in creating automatons programmed to act,
think and believe alike, forbidden from thinking critically.

Only a man of evil intent is interested in dominating others with coercive psychological systems.

"The relationship between the person and coercive persuasion tactics are dynamic in that while the force of the pressures, rewards, and punishments brought to bear on the person are considerable, they do not lead to a stable, meaningfully SELF-CHOSEN reorganization of beliefs or attitudes. Rather, they lead to a sort of coerced compliance and a situationally required elaborate rationalization."- FactNet

Coercive psychological systems are behavioral change programs which use psychological force in a coercive way to cause the learning and adoption of an ideology or designated set of beliefs, ideas, attitudes, or behaviors. In a coercive psychogical system the victim is forced to adapt in a series of tiny steps of which the victim is unaware. Each tiny step is designed to be sufficiently small so the victims will not notice the changes in themselves or identify the coercive nature of the processes being used.

Coercive psychological influence aims to overcome the individual's critical thinking abilities and free will - apart from any appeal to informed judgment. Victims gradually lose their ability to make independent decisions and exercise informed consent. A victim's critical thinking, defenses, cognitive processes, values, ideas, attitudes, conduct and ability to reason are undermined by a technological process rather than by meaningful choices, rationality, or the inherent merit or value of the ideas or propositions being presented.

To predispose the population to a coercive psychological strategy rogue elements directed from the highest levels initiate a false flag event creating shock and awe in the collective conscious which opens the door for the ushering in of coercive psychological programs.

The best example of coercive psychological in modern times is 911 which spawned the never ending "War on Terror" used to usher in the coercive psychological global police state.

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seven tactics of worlview manipulation in closeted groups using psychological coercion:

First - Increase suggestibility and "soften up" the target individual through specific hypnotic or other suggestibility-increasing techniques such as: extended audio, visual, verbal, or tactile fixation drills; excessive repetition of routine activities; sleep restriction and/or nutritional restriction such as fasting.

Second - Establish control over the person's social environment, time and sources of social support by a system of often-excessive rewards and punishments. Social isolation is promoted. Contact with family and friends is abridged, as is contact with persons who do not share group-approved attitudes. Economic and other dependence on the group is fostered.

Third - Prohibit opposing information and non supporting opinions in group communication. Rules exist, possibly unspoken, about permissible topics to discuss with outsiders. Communication is highly controlled. An "in-group" language is usually constructed.

Fourth - Make the person re-evaluate the most central aspects of his or her experience of self and prior conduct in negative ways. Efforts are designed to destabilize and undermine the subject's basic consciousness, reality awareness, world view, emotional control and defense mechanisms. The subject is guided to reinterpret his or her life's history and adopt a new version of causality. (Used in KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation manual to "break" victims.)

Fifth - Create a sense of powerlessness by subjecting the person to intense and frequent actions and situations which undermine the person's confidence in himself and his judgment. (Used in KUBARK Counterintelligence Interrogation manual to "break" victims.)

Sixth - Create strong aversive emotional arousals in the subject by use of nonphysical punishments such as intense humiliation, loss of privilege, social isolation, social status changes, intense guilt, anxiety, manipulation and other techniques.

Seventh - Intimidate the person with the force of group-sanctioned psychological threats. For example, it may be suggested or implied that failure to adopt the approved attitude, belief or consequent behavior will lead to severe punishment or dire consequences such as physical or mental illness, the reappearance of a prior physical illness, drug dependence, economic collapse, social failure, divorce, disintegration, failure to find a mate, rejection by God, etcetera.

When these seven tactics of psychological coercion are applied severely the individual's capacity to make informed or free choices becomes inhibited. Victims become unable to make the normal, wise or balanced decisions which they most likely would have made, had they not been unknowingly manipulated by coordinated technical conditioning. The cumulative effect of these processes can be an even more effective form of undue influence than pain, torture, drugs or the use of physical force and physical threats.

Why use physical torture when you can use psychological torture which leaves no visible marks?

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Psychological coercion has been used by masters of oratorical rhetoric throughout history to create cohesion in the target social cultural group.

Anyone who is a master of oratorical rhetoric can confuse or bewitch the target audience to the point were they believe they have seen magic; a miracle; signs and wonders; outpourings of the Holy Spirit in rain, waves, rivers, fires, harvests, vineyards, rocks and all sorts of "manifestations".

The psychological coercion that is practiced by religion is also practiced by mass media conglomerates that want you to purchase consumer products and by the political establishment that wants you to approve of the next preemptive invasion.

And all are willing to put on quite a show to con-vince you.

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