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chawinwords's Avatar Jump to comment 11 by chawinwords

Lucas, of course you are right to this extent: "whether we are aware of it or not."

Personally, it is something I guard against constantly. It is hard not be be a "joiner," but when doing so, little bells of warning should go off. Mostly, it is a product of laziness, not taking the time to check real world facts.

As I said, it's not easy. Over 40 years ago I dumped my total world view, seeking only that which is real on planet earth. But occasionally, the boat leaks some of the ocean of borrowed or propagandized opinion within. The one part I have accomplished, when faced with some charismatic speaker, huge bells start clanging right off the bat. You gotta watch out for the many spells used in the cauldron of language witchcraft by master sorcerers.

Mon, 26 Apr 2010 21:28:00 UTC | #463200