A Guide to Basic Differences between Left and Right

left and right - political view

Some opposing definitions in the American political lexicon:

Source of Human Rights     

Left: Government

Right: The Creator

Human Nature

Left: Basically good (therefore society primarily responsible for evil)

Right: Not basically good (therefore the individual primarily responsible for evil)

Economic Goal

Left: Equality

Right: Prosperity

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CONFORTARE ESTO VIR

“CONFORTARE ESTO VIR” significa “sê corajoso, porta-te como homem (1Rs 2,2).”

Bertrand Russell, membro da Escola de Frankfurt, é autor de uma observação que vale ser citada aqui, para que se saiba desde o início o que é que enfrentamos: “Usando técnicas psicológicas para ensinar às crianças, seremos capazes de produzir a convicção de que a neve é preta!”

“Usando técnicas psicológicas para ensinar às crianças, seremos capazes de produzir a convicção de que a neve é preta!”

Faz-se necessário salientar (de forma muito breve e superficial) que a Escola de Frankfurt foi um mecanismo criado por marxistas para a realização de pesquisas na área da psicologia, com vistas a melhor aplicar o marxismo na cultura e, então, facilitar a destruição dessa mesma cultura desde o seu núcleo, sem que os cidadãos se apercebessem do processo. Continue lendo “CONFORTARE ESTO VIR”

1,000 True Fans

This is an edited, updated version of an essay I wrote in 2008 when this now popular idea was embryonic and ragged. I rewrote it to convey the core ideas, minus out-of-date details, that I believe will be useful to anyone making things, or making things happen. If you still want to read the much longer original essay it will follow below this edited version. — KK

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An Italy divided

Two cyclists on opposite sides of the moral compass fought a politically-charged duel that lasted a decade

By Susannah Osborne

The rivalry between Gino Bartali and Fausto Coppi reveals the tensions in Italy between the wars. The two cyclists could not have been more different – their riding styles, their moral conduct, their motivations and their physical appearance. Bartali was a heavy-set, strong man with the look of a boxer. Stork-like Coppi was lean, wiry and could break away and never get caught.

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Bartali was a Catholic, born in Tuscany and worshipped by working-class Italians. Signed in 1936 to the Italian Legnano team as a successor to Alfredo Binda he won the Giro d’Italia three times, the Tour de France twice (10 years apart) and seven one-day Monuments. After his Tour de France win in 1938, on the eve of the Second World War, Mussolini proclaimed him as living proof that Italy was a master race. The Vatican’s favourite sportsman, ‘Gino the Pious’ was blessed by three different popes.

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