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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 19 Sep 22

The New Discourses Podcast with James Lindsay, Episode 93 Redefine the words; redefine the society. That’s the basic idea of “critique” and the way so much of Marxist activism proceeds. Recently, James Lindsay explained this phenomenon in an essay on New Discourses with relation to three key terms that allow a subversion of society: “inclusion,” “democracy,” and, most concerningly, “citizenship.” In this episode of the New Discourses Podcast, host James Lindsay reads through and elaborates on his own essay on this topic. Join him to understand this important maneuver. Subscribe to the New Discourses Podcast on SoundCloud, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, YouTube, or by RSS. Additional …

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The New Discourses Podcast with James Lindsay, Episode 93 Redefine the words; redefine the society. That’s the basic idea of “critique” and the way so much of Marxist activism proceeds. Recently, James Lindsay explained this phenomenon in an essay on New Discourses with relation to three key terms that allow a subversion of society: “inclusion,” “democracy,” and, most concerningly, “citizenship.” In this …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 1 Sep 22

Over the past two years, tens of millions of Americans have awakened to the fact that the “Dialectical Left,” which includes Communism, achieves its agendas most effectively by strategically changing the meanings of words. This is a tactic that is very effective until it is recognized, at which point it rapidly becomes counterproductive because it is so obviously manipulative and so easily resisted by demanding clear definitions, especially in policy documents. The challenge is that there are a lot of words that our society depends upon, which allows Communist activists to move on from one word to another, then to …

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Over the past two years, tens of millions of Americans have awakened to the fact that the “Dialectical Left,” which includes Communism, achieves its agendas most effectively by strategically changing the meanings of words. This is a tactic that is very effective until it is recognized, at which point it rapidly becomes counterproductive because it is so obviously manipulative and …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 14 Apr 20

In 2017, I wrote a series of articles comparing the complexity of thinking demonstrated by eight current and recent national leaders. One of our major findings was that the reasoning demonstrated by Donald Trump was far less complex than the reasoning demonstrated by all of the other leaders in our international sample, which was composed of the most recent American and Australian leaders.President Trump’s scores consistently fell in the middle of a developmental level called abstract mappings or level 10. This means that his scores were close to the average scores of high school graduates. More importantly, they were far, …

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In 2017, I wrote a series of articles comparing the complexity of thinking demonstrated by eight current and recent national leaders. One of our major findings was that the reasoning demonstrated by Donald Trump was far less complex than the reasoning demonstrated by all of the other leaders in our international sample, which was composed of the most recent American …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 5 Feb 20

Global Climate Action II: The Power of Direct DemocracyIn October of 2018, a small group of activists in Bavaria, Germany’s most conservative state, submitted a petition called “Save the Bees” to the state government. The petition called for 30% of agricultural land in Bavaria to meet organic standards by 2030, for 10% of green spaces to be turned into wildflower meadows, and for land and streams to be more stringently protected from pesticides and fertilizers. Bavaria is home to various German industry leaders, as well as the largest surface area of farmed land in any German state.Figure 5 — The Power of Dialogue …

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Global Climate Action II: The Power of Direct DemocracyIn October of 2018, a small group of activists in Bavaria, Germany’s most conservative state, submitted a petition called “Save the Bees” to the state government. The petition called for 30% of agricultural land in Bavaria to meet organic standards by 2030, for 10% of green spaces to be turned into wildflower …

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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 11 Feb 19

By Jim RuttMini-BioThe politics of Team Red (Republicans) versus Team Blue (Democrats) have failed the American people. It is now time for an alternative.A few weeks ago, I published “An Introduction to Liquid Democracy,” which gave a generic description of an improved form of democracy. This essay gets more specific about why we need to upgrade our democracy and how to do this within the constraints of our Constitution. I’ll conclude with specific actions that can be taken to accelerate the adoption of Liquid Democracy in America.The road to a political system that works for most Americans begins by acknowledging that the …

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By Jim RuttMini-BioThe politics of Team Red (Republicans) versus Team Blue (Democrats) have failed the American people. It is now time for an alternative.A few weeks ago, I published “An Introduction to Liquid Democracy,” which gave a generic description of an improved form of democracy. This essay gets more specific about why we need to upgrade our democracy and how to …

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