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but that cold hardness Is crazy, though it may be indeed 'rational'.

it just hasn't acted out yet.

and yes, it is becoming 'normal' to have no affect or capacity for affection, given or taken.

indeed these are rewarded 'values' by a sociopathic society, led by models of the genre.

increasingly 'leaders' are foisted upon the gullible lectorate, selected for their highly skilful capacity to lie...

think about it, every time you see a commercial on tv, what is it but someone lying for money?

how many million ads do we see growing up?

lies are the water in which we have learned to swim. truthful people are admired for their candour, but avoided for their abrasiveness...

easier to go with the flow, learn to lie better, bigger. cf dave from marketing! in the great bliar tradition, he...

'The history of public debt is full of irony. It rarely follows our ideas of order and justice.' Thomas Piketty

by melo (melometa4(at)gmail.com) on Mon Jul 25th, 2011 at 08:25:33 AM EST
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Yes things that are normal today simply sadden me...
Not that we were perfect but back then when our behaviour wasn't appropriate, family, friends / society would intervene telling us that we shouldn't be for example selfish , hurtful , cold etc. towards others. But now ...maybe they still talk like that but you teach children by example...

Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind...Albert Einstein
by vbo on Mon Jul 25th, 2011 at 09:46:10 AM EST
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