a superior moral justification for selfishness

Ernest Dichter revolutionized society by applying psychoanalysis to advertising. He once said that “One of the main jobs of the advertiser in this conflict between pleasure and guilt is not so much to sell the product as to give moral permission to have fun without guilt.” As John Kenneth Galbraith put it, “The modern conservative…

america actually hates its children: exhibit A

Personally, I watched this video and thought about how terrible that must feel for the children, and how horrible it is that this happens all over the country.  This is what the people on YouTube thought:   They can only make these comments by deliberately refusing to be human, which is America’s normal way of…

jesse marczyk is prince joffrey

This statement of Lee Atwater’s is one of the most important quotes in American history, and I’ve quoted it before: You start out in 1954 by saying, “Nigger, nigger, nigger.” By 1968 you can’t say “nigger”—that hurts you, backfires. So you say stuff like, uh, forced busing, states’ rights, and all that stuff, and you’re…

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