Are national anthems really about respect? Or repression? Four things you might not know Patriotism has been recognized since the earliest civilizations but nationalism is a relatively new concept with its origins in the 18th and 19th centuries. Nationalism is a "false consciousness" and nothing more than a well-branded veneer for economic, social and class leverage. Supreme Court Justice Read more...
The human species lacks any goal external to its own biological nature.
Edward O. Wislon, Pulitzer Prize winning American biologist
There is nothing man won't do to avoid the difficult task of thinking.
Those who don't know history are doomed to repeat it.
We humans are capable of greatness ... but we are making a mess of our planet and becoming a danger to ourselves.
Exactly how much of nature can we trash and burn and get away with it?
Philip Anderson, Nobel laureate physicist, Princeton
“Lies, damn lies, and collusion”
Don't miss a point, or post. Subscribe to straightspeak's email service, we'll send you our best posts each week. Unsubscribe anytime.
Out-living your money is a senior’s nightmare …October 11th, 2017
Trump would fail “Basic Training” as Commander-In-Chief because …September 7th, 2017