Quoting "Petros" <Petros.Listig(a)fdrive.com.au>
In case you agree with this treatment - take a rifle
and shot your
Of course you will not do that. Only few would.
The problem is: When is this all "normal"? The "banality of evil"
comes into play, as described in today's review of a movie about
"To Arendt, the significance of Eichmann was that he was a nobody,
liberated from thinking about his actions by his sense of duty, a
bureaucrat, not a monster, part of a brilliantly organised system.
What he thought, the personal, did not matter, so long as he followed
Since 2001 we are getting trained to believe it is okay to deal with
refugees as we do now. Do you remember the conditioning?
The evil refugees first who would throw their children overboard to come here?
The queue jumpers?
The people smugglers?
The poor people drowning souls?
The reasoning changed - the outcome stayed the same: How to punish refugees.
Single out some people you have "to deal with" is a well-known method
to rule. It is bullying.
It attracts willing followers, injects fears, silences critics and
distracts from other issues.
The next group of people are already full in sight: the Greens.
Nothing makes it easier to deal with them as labelling them extremist.
Who comes next?