Joshua Bender

We weren’t supposed to keep NATO after the Soviet Union. What for?

Well, apparently for leverage against Russia by the weapon selling military industrial complex that seems to claim the world.

Why was limiting NATO off the table before Ukraine was invaded?

NATO was worth starting a war, spreading hunger and global inflation?

It’s not a question of where Russia invades after Ukraine. It’s who do we demonize after Russia.

This is wrenching. As a citizen, I’m embarrassed about all the rah rah.

Thanks for reading.

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So what if they lose? They’ve got theirs, and they don’t really know any poor people. The two senators blocking for the Dems weren’t ballyhooed from the gitgo by their peers or the media. No passion. They made like it was a struggle to negotiate. They just wanted to waste time until they can lose.

Necessity is the mother of invention. These guys have no real necessity. Our leaders aren’t inventive. They’re not even that smart. They’ve let their materialism feed the military industrial complex until now all life on the planet is at risk.

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Democracy can not be owned, but Capitalism keeps trying to buy it. At the same time, mainstream media assumes no systemic problems or options unless it is to discuss the threat of Socialism.

Any chance that it was a military threat went with the Soviet Union.

Socialism, like all governments, must be transparent and malleable. Capitalism cannot be unregulated, or you end up with one big company. Socialism is required to some degree or another.

Imperfection is threatened by a better idea. Problems are threatened by solutions and cling to fear. Fear interferes with the intellect. The intellect is our strength and the heart of humanity. We are doomed without it.

We must appreciate being blessed with an intellect. We cannot be threatened by ideas.

Thank you for your time.

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Inflation Swells Class with Lesser Means

It’s easier for the imperialist to have a desperate class who’ll do anything for a job. It also helps if they don’t realize that there is enough to go around, and for fear and hatred to keep them from getting together.

Getting together. That’s the danger of Socialism, to the anti-social status quo who “patriotically” scream that it will take over the country. Sure. We’ll take over ourselves, with the obscene excesses and needless gaps.

Thank you for your time.

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It’s vital for a creature to have its material needs met. Human values contend that we all need to have our material needs met.

Material gain can make one feel good and sometimes powerful. Billionaires can feel like that, probably not unlike having become a millionaire. Well, bully for them.

The narrow focus on money continues on with the power of wealth. That’s also bound to feel good.

Bot how deep can that feeling go if it’s at the expense of others? Can one accumulate a billion dollars and still have the values that make us human?

Fulfillment is exclusive to those who know the values of humanity. Money is not always involved in situations that one can affect in a fulfilling way.

Not everyone has what it takes to be able to feel fulfilled. It takes humanity.

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Joshua Bender

Joshua Bender

Recognizing hatred as the bane of humanity, Non-Borderline Personality Disorder, and coincidentally the literally first sin.