“In the promulgation of the totalitarian belief system, at first we are told we all have a right to an opinion, in short, a right to believe anything. Soon, under the iron control of an empowered totalitarian movement, facts become worthless, kept or discarded…Lies become true. And once the totalitarians are in power, facts are ruthlessly manipulated or kept hidden to support the lie.” — Chris Hedges, American Fascists
Once the effects of the earlier gassing wore off I got up, flipped on KPFT and listened to an interview with Chris hedges on Sonali Kohatkhar’s show Uprising. While listening to it I did my mix of Yoga, strength training, jujitsu and Shaolin Qi Gong. I find Chris Hedges’ work interesting and thought provoking—though I do not agree with all of his positions and tactics and strategy—and several thoughts came to mind while working out and listening to the interview.
Read “Chris Hedges Interview and Social Struggle” here: http://freerobwill.org/?p=4002