Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel: “I’m All Fired Up” Theme

“What god, what hero and what man will we celebrate?” τίνα θεόν, τίν’ ἥρωα, τίνα δ’ ἄνδρα κελαδήσομεν PINDAR Captain Marvel opened with an estimated $153M domestically, the best-ever debut for a new Marvel Studios title other than Black Panther. Even better, the film earned an enormous $302M internationally, for a $455M worldwide total. Its Continue reading Brie Larson’s Captain Marvel: “I’m All Fired Up” Theme

John Adams Letter to John Taylor: “Remember, democracy never lasts long”

“Remember democracy never lasts long. It soon wastes, exhausts, and murders itself. There never was a democracy yet, that did not commit suicide.” JOHN ADAMS (FIRST VPOTUS AND SECOND POTUS) LETTER TO JOHN TAYLOR, 17 DECEMBER 1814. “Well, Doctor, what have we got—a Republic or a Monarchy?” Benjamin Franklin was asked supposedly, as he left Continue reading John Adams Letter to John Taylor: “Remember, democracy never lasts long”

Mencius on Ending the Unrighteous – The Works of Mencius

“If you know that a thing is unrighteous, then use all despatch in putting an end to it — why wait until next year?” (Mencius, Bk. III.VIII) The Minervan-principle is about fighting for what’s right, moved by a moral disposition to do good, understand, and relieve humanity and other life each day a little more Continue reading Mencius on Ending the Unrighteous – The Works of Mencius

Smearing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kyle Kulinski on the Justice Democrats, and Trump’s Anti-Press Tactics

28 year-old Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defeated 4th ranking and established House Democrat, Rep. Joe Crowley in the New York House Democratic primary last week, saying that leftist policies can win elections. First-term Illinois’s Democratic senator, Tammy Duckworth disagreed, arguing that, while it may be the future of the Bronx, running on policies too far to the left Continue reading Smearing Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Kyle Kulinski on the Justice Democrats, and Trump’s Anti-Press Tactics

Lesley Stahl: President Trump’s admitted tactic to “discredit” Press » And Cenk Uygur defends True Journalism

CBS “60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl revealed a remark made to her by then-presidential candidate Donald Trump in 2016 to a group of fellow journalists at the Deadline Club Awards Dinner in New York City earlier this week. It is in regards to Mr. Trump’s attitude and tactic toward the press, which in his understanding are lügenpresse Continue reading Lesley Stahl: President Trump’s admitted tactic to “discredit” Press » And Cenk Uygur defends True Journalism

“Lift high the torch of Liberty of the Soul of Truth”

“The life of altruism is not so much a high ideal as a matter of practice. Naturally, then, Theosophy finds a home in many hearts and minds, and strikes a resounding harmony as soon as it reaches the ears of those who are ready to listen. There, then, is part of your work: to lift Continue reading “Lift high the torch of Liberty of the Soul of Truth”

What Drives You Personally To Write

The script of a talk between Esther Vilar, an Argentian-German writer and doctor in Bavaria (Germany), author of The Manipulated Man (1971) and Alice Schwarzer in the 1970’s. Alice Schwarzer: “But before that I want to ask you something: What drives you personally to write these books? I mean, you are completely on your own Continue reading What Drives You Personally To Write