|1.The Cult of Fundamentalist Materialism and the Cheapening of Life|
|2. The Fraudulent War on Drugs: Fight is Futile with Double-Dealing Dictators
All the public outcry against the Myanmar junta will not change the ugly realities of opium, heroin, life and death in The Golden Triangle. The media at this time remains strangely silent about the involvement of the illegal drug trade in Myanmar's suffering.
|3. How Media, Business & Government Lie and Spread Psychological Warfare
systematic disinformation plays such a large role in what we see, how we react, spend our money and who we end up voting for. The control, manipulation, distortion and outright fabrication of information are crucial to the smooth operation of the machinery of war and power.
|4. Behavior Modification Treatments for Addicts and Their Limitations
"At best, behavior modification results in temporary token changes by the criminal." (Samenow, 1984, pp 199, 200)
|5. Industrial Psychology: The Evolution of a Global Control System
The systems of large-group behavioral manipulation and control utilized by authoritarian structures are fundamentally anti-human in intent, practice and effect. "Industrial Psychology" developed alongside modern "correctional" theory during the Industrial Revolution.
|6. I Lived in a Totalitarian Socialist State
Having the state provide for your needs comes at a price. The more the state provides, the more intrusive it becomes.
|7. Ayn Rand's Faith and Force: The Destroyers of the Modern World Revisited
Many (including this author) consider some of Ayn Rand's view's to be extreme and distorted. However, on the issue of faith and force, her insights are needed now more than ever.
|8. Illegal Drugs Are a Major Public Health Hazard; Legalize Them All?
Whatever threats to public health and safety illegal drugs may pose, prohibition and anti-drug hysteria aggravate them beyond calculation. Only a visible, above-ground problem can be dealt with in a rational manner.
|9.   Ayn Rand's Followers Just Don't Get Her
While I'm not a follower of Ayn Rand, there is undeniable clarity and beauty in her words that gives me strength and hope. Ayn Rand was a visionary and a romantic. Her modern disciples just don't get her.
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