Unhappy the Land that Needs Heroes.

In the first half of the 20th century Bertol Brecht, a German dramatist, addressed the fascist extremes of ‘true believers’ in Europe in his plays. His observations are still apt. He wrote: “Nowadays, anyone who wishes to combat lies and ignorance and to write the truth must overcome at least five difficulties. He must have […]

Inspiring Apostacy

Voting is over for 2020. The resolution of the political scene is now up to the legal system. My hope for the future is that our political system can actually remain separate from individual’s belief systems. Eric Hoffer’s book the True Believer argues that the dynamics of mass movements are consistent regardless of the surface […]