In the commielib egoteneoism, ration is evacuated in faith 'er somethin', Profit and the pursuit of it is eeeeevil! and can be nothing but a conspiracy driven by foul intent. They really do believe this, just as snake handlers believe handling snakes is Godly. You can't change their minds via reason any more than you can convert a Mormon via reason. What is, IS BECAUSE it IS, I know it and yer STUPID, I win! See it as entertainment from which you can draw pleasure. Their proper place in life is comedy for the intelligent. 'er somethin'..
Yep, check out Ayn Rand and Objectivism. This "obscene" desire for money is at the very root of advancement. Personally, as an artistic performer of over 40 years, I see this as a marvelous move in the right direction!
Freedom always has been somewhat of an illusion, and must be to some extent in a successful social environment. But now it's not even being feigned at. The right to be "accepted", particularly if you are a social outcast, seems to be the only "right" being fought for and protected the by current and recent administrations. The concepts of freedom and responsibility are actually looked down upon, other than the "freedom" to be bizarre and the "responsibility" to accept bizarre behavior. The Constitution is absolutely meaningless except when it can be twisted in some way to back the absolutely unConstitutional principles under current favor. For example "religion", there is absolutely nothing in the constitution separating the state from religion. The constitution simply protects religion and the practice of it from government. There IS NO separation of church and state, only protection of religion from state, but you'd never know that if you didn't simply read the 1st amendment yourself, and keeping your personal prejudices from interpreting what you read. The biggest problem with our government is that it has become a profession. Our legislators are not there to "serve" they are there to be served and this will never work. "A representative republic, IF YOU CAN KEEP IT" There is still hope but the American people have got to extract their heads from their asses and behave with some nobility rather than holding out their hands to Uncle Sam pleading gimme gimme gimme please. Tolerance and support of the so called, underclasses is destroying this country. You find a hell of a lot more people barking about freedom than responsibility, but the one can't exist without the other. The greater the responsibility, the greater the freedom can become.
What the hell difference does ANY of this make? Why does ANYONE care. 2 imbeciles run into one another and a confrontation of a very minor sort occurs over essentially nothing and so what? Will this remove Obuma from office? Will this provide opportunity for lemonade stands? Does this open the door to open rebellion? I can't believe I wasted my time watching it, but there ya go.
I'm not a photographer, I'm a musician, but I ALWAYS seek the advice of a cop as to the esthetics of the music I'm thinkin' of performing. Just as I always consider the wisdom of Obama when thinking of Freedom & Responsibility and junkies when considering responsibility.
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