Acting-Out Politics

Weblog opens discussion about the psychology of Bushmerican style of behavior.

Bunch of criminals pursuing Will Kane (Gary Cooper) to take over the town “Stubborn” Will Kane (Gary Cooper) and his courageous wife Amy (Grace Kelly) The hero fights the gang of outlaws in spite of being betrayed by the townsfolks (philistines choosing bandits over the honest person) In “High Noon” the Marshal of the little […]

There are 10,000 recruiters across the country working with a $700 million a year advertising budget… you are more likely to see the recruiters in schools where kids have less options after graduation. “The War in Our Schools”, Z-magazine, June, 2016, by Rory Fanning, p. 17 Recruiters have contact information for every junior and senior. […]

A man plucked a nightingale and finding but little to eat, said: “you are just a voice and nothing more.” Plutarch, “Moralia: Saying of Spartans” Nightingale’ voice here is, it seems, a metaphor of a culture (as a combination of responsible cognition and aesthetics of taste), a culture which we’re losing with catastrophic results or […]

GOPists Are Today’s Extremist Pseudo-conservatives With Their Trumpeting and Trumpery, While DNCists Are Doctrinaires-Democrats With Their Cowardly Over-carefulness No doubt, it would be unjust to claim that today’s democratic and conservative politicians are bad in comparison with what they were before, but in the 21st century they became much worse than they were before, in […]

“Dear America: you are waking up, as Germany once did, to the awareness that 1/3 of your people would kill another 1/3, while 1/3 watches”** Werner Herzog (1942…) Many Americans today will not connect today’s events and moods in US as having any even superficial similarity with the development of German Nazism. They will refuse […]

According to a 2015 statistics – The top one percent of earners in US earned as much as the bottom 99%. Frances Moore Lappe, Jan. 29, 2019 *Stalin hardliners were the ideologically dogmatic and violent officials within the Soviet government of the 30s – 50s. These severe extremists together with the right-wing Communists amidst the […]

*Bill-Mills (Billionaires-Millionaires) What is the psychological superglue between Trump’s mass supporters and Trump-the double puppet who from one side belong to the costly cast of bill-mills and from the other to the adoring him mob of conservative fanatics dreaming to become like him – perceiving him as their idol and role model? His alliance with […]

A Strategy To Shipwreck Democracy By Overinvesting In Mass Entertainment In Contrast With Drastic Underinvestment in Humanistic Education And Serious Arts Democracy is first of all respect for and care about demos After WW2 – the biggest in its ambitions, the most massive in its scale, the most daring in its transgressions, the most expensive […]

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