8 Principles of Political
- understands political power is based on a rational
- attempts to
avoid political framing of
aware of the moral significance
of political action.
universal morality from
- understands the
the fluid nature of
motives of stage actors.
- recognizes societial concerns are
governed by objective
roots in the survival needs
of human nature.
- identifies intersects and
group interests from moral and legalistic
"As we deep-sixed worn croquet mallets, rusted
weed-whackers, magazine back
issues and objects that no longer had
meaning in our current
lives, we began to feel lighter, freer.
With each item given
away we began liberating ourselves from an
outmoded way of
living that had been weighing us down in more ways than mere bulk.
We moved away from the idea that "we are what we have." - Ciji
Veblen's "Theory of the Leisure Class" (1899) established the notion
political economist Thorstein Veblen understood consumer desire and
the commercial logic that powers manufactured
The only lasting, dependable security comes from
controlling less not
more, opening up to life, loosening rigid boundaries of self,
allowing ourselves connection to
the natural ecosystem of
Daniel Joseph Boorstin,
a brilliant de-bunker of
celebrity, of the
absurdities of materialism and
the ruinous contradictions of acquiring
status through material objects, was summoned before the House
Un-American Activities Committee and accused of being a
"Nearly everything we do to make life
more interesting, more varied, more exciting, more fabulous, more
promising, in the long run, has an opposite
effect." - Daniel J
Daniel J Boorstin writings had un-American activities in
to undermine gratuitous
consumption through intellectual sabotage.
"Consumer product producers empower
kids as shoppers legitimizing their uninformed tastes,
mercurial wants and detaching them
from their gatekeeper mothers, fathers, teachers and pastors." -
Benjamin R. Barber
find a pedestal, crawl up on it and
Bernays was born in Vienna,
Austria, in 1891 but grew up in New York City.
His mother was Freud's
sister, Anna; his father was Ely Bernays, the brother of Freud's wife, Martha
Bernays - Sigmund Freud's nephew twice over.
(I had a first cousin that
rhymed; "Vice is Nice, but
Incest is Best." -
Bernays hypothesized that by understanding the group mind, it would
be possible to manipulate people's
behavior without their even realizing it.
The marriage of
psychoanalysis and public relations
made Bernays wealthy.
Bernays was able to successfully turned
the hunter-gather paradigm
into global consumer
culture as humans, like all animals, are
To survive we needed to find
nourishment just like every other animal.
We hunted for bodily nourishment.
We gathered grain we could not
Manufactured desire of global
consumer culture taps into the ingrained
through evolution hunter-gatherer patterns and
Bernays taught every 5th Avenue advertising executive
the art of the induction of insatiable
desire that required never ending upgrades.
"Entranced, mesmerized and
hypnotized by the manufacturers
of patent medicine the marks danced obliviously toward
clearly marked early graves."
Lippmann based his two keystone texts, Public Opinion (1922) and The Phantom Public (1925), largely on his wartime
experiences as chief leaflet writer and editor of a US propaganda unit with the
American Expeditionary Forces, and as secretary of The Inquiry, a
prototypical US intelligence agency organized by President Wilson to support
the US negotiating team in Paris." -
Christopher Simpson, Science of
"When all men think alike, no one
thinks very much.
When distant and unfamiliar and complex things are
communicated to great masses of
people, the truth suffers a
considerable and often a radical distortion.
complex is made into the
simple, the hypothetical into the
dogmatic, and the
relative into an absolute.
Successful politicians are insecure
and intimidated men.
They advance politically only as they
otherwise manage to manipulate threatening
elements in constituencies.
The private citizen, beset by partisan
appeals for the loan of his Public Opinion, will soon see
that these appeals are not a
compliment to his intelligence, but
an imposition on
his good nature and an
insult to his sense of evidence.
time has come to stop beating our heads against stone walls under the
illusion that we have been appointed
policeman to the human race.
There is no arguing with the
to a divine knowledge and to
a divine transformative
possessed with the sin of intellectual pride,
they have yielded to
the transcendental temptation.
We are captives of the images in
our minds - we feel the reality we experience is
the reality that exists
instrument for understanding reality -
Humanity may resemble us very
considerably - the best way of knowing our neighbors is
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