We’ve lived so long under the spell of hierarchy—from god-kings to feudal lords to party bosses—that only recently have we awakened to see not only that “regular” citizens have the capacity for self-governance, but that without their engagement our huge global crises cannot be addressed. The changes needed for human society simply to survive, let alone thrive, are so profound that the only way we will move toward them is if we ourselves, regular citizens, feel meaningful ownership of solutions through direct engagement. Our problems are too big, interrelated, and pervasive to yield to directives from on high.
—Frances Moore LappĂ©, excerpt from Time for Progressives to Grow Up

Monday, March 13, 2017

Get your loved ones off Facebook

Click here to access article by Salim Virani from his blog. (Thanks to the people at the Titanic Lifeboat Academy for alerting me to this article. I have included in this post their excellent selection of a cartoon that graphically captures the essence of the article's theme.)

With the increasing revelations of corporate-CIA-police state collusion, this is a timely re-post of an article that urges people to resist the intrusions on their privacy that is ongoing, and evolving into a system of full-spectrum dominance by the ruling class over ordinary people . Facebook, like many other corporations, has been revealed to be an integral part of the ruling class's data collecting apparatus. Virani in this article has compiled from a number of sources the details of their collusion with other sections, which include both commercial and the police state complex of the ruling class to exploit this data for their benefit--not yours.

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