guilt by association

Stand Up for Your Privacy While There Is Still Time

February 26, 2016

When our government has all the power to compel and the people must comply, then our relationship is flipped, upside down, and backwards, because government should fear the people, not the other way around, here in the land of the free and the home of the brave. Contact your legislator, write to the President, and support Apple in its difficult stand against the surveillance state coming to pass on our watch.

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Them and Us, War and Peace, Now or Never

April 5, 2010

One of my personal heroes, Bucky Fuller, spoke of humanity eventually arriving at the end of the womb of acceptable ignorance, a time when we would be faced with a stark choice. Continue backing into the future by fighting or fleeing from what we don’t want, or turning to face it squarely, realize we will live in the tomorrow we create today, and get busy creating a tomorrow we want to live in.

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Senator Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) Deceptive or Delusional?

July 24, 2009

I think Senator DeMint is either delusional or intentionally deceptive. And I think he is fundamentally wrong about his core idea. It isn’t freedom on the line. Freedom doesn’t need to be saved. I see plenty of the love for it in the sacrifices made by our soldiers, teachers, business owners and civil servants at every level. It’s the future that is on the line.

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Reading Facial Expressions on TV’s ‘Lie To Me’

April 10, 2009

Today is the final post in a three post series about reading body language and facial expressions, like they do on the TV show ‘Lie To Me.’

I think the TV show is way more hype than having to do with reality. It’s entertaining enough (I really enjoy it!) but when I look in it’s face, the expression I see there is not honest.

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How To Defend Against The Guilt By Association Tactic

October 6, 2008

In my previous post, I talked about the power of association and its use in the ‘Guilt By Association’ tactic. In this post, we’ll explore how it works and how to defend yourself from its use. However, there is such a thing as actual guilt by association. If you sit in a room and hear people conspire to break the law, and do not take action, you are complicit.

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