Quote Comparing Politicians to CEOs

Politicians want to look good so they can get things done. CEOs want to get things done so they can look good."-Peggy Noon in On Speaking Well: How to Give a Speech with Style, Substance, and Clarity (1999), about the difference in speechwriting for politicians vs. business leaders This quote may explain why President Trump… Continue reading Quote Comparing Politicians to CEOs

Quote on Government Overreach

"The state has no business telling people what to think. We're a republic. We're supposed to tell our officials what to think. It's totally contrary to our system of government for the government to tell us what we're supposed to do and think."-Jeffrey Tuomala, Liberty University law professor, "Historic Crossroads for Private Education: Boom or… Continue reading Quote on Government Overreach

Quote on Brainwashing

...in a successful manipulation of the mind, the person is no longer saying the opposite of what he thinks, but he thinks the opposite of what is true...specifically, this applies to ideologies."-Erich Fromm in the Afterword of Nineteen Eighty-Four by George Orwell Image by Adrian V on flickr.