Walter Lippmann … described what he called “the manufacture of consent” as “a...– In Manufacturing Consent: Noam Chomsky and the Media, 1992 It’s a movie MOVIE! I am going to spend the break good! (via fyeahnoamchomsky)
The Bible is one of the most genocidal books in history.– Noam Chomsky from The Politically Incorrect Guide to the Bible (via fyeahnoamchomsky)
Revealing how little fundamental assumptions have changed, U.S. strategic...– Noam Chomsky (via stay-human)
Of course, everybody says they’re for peace. Hitler was for peace. Everybody is...– Noam Chomsky (via americandissident)
Non-violent resistance activities cannot succeed against an enemy that is able...– Noam Chomsky (via americandissident)
earth is a lie: "Losing the world" -- Noam Chomsky →
earthisalie: Significant anniversaries are solemnly commemorated — Japan’s attack on the U.S. naval base at Pearl Harbor, for example. Others are ignored, and we can often learn valuable lessons from them about what is likely to lie ahead. Right now, in fact. At the moment, we are failing to commemorate the…
The rich and powerful regularly advocate liberalization once they have achieved...– Noam Chomsky (via teleological)
Peace if possible, truth at all costs.: Language... →
theory-to-praxis: Language as emergent vs. language as innate: spandrels or language as an evolutionary by-product: The paleontologist Stephen Jay Gould argued that evolutionary biology needed a term for features that arose as by-products of, rather than actual adaptations. He calls such features spandrels, by…
takospace: 10 strategies of mass manipulation by... →
takoboy: 1. The strategy of distraction – The primary element of social control is the strategy of distraction which is to divert public attention from important issues and changes determined by the political and economic elites, by the technique of flood or flooding continuous distractions and…
Optimism is a strategy for making a better future. Because unless you believe...– Noam Chomsky (via crimsonhippy)
The Hidden $1,000 Bonus Obama Put in Your Paycheck →
While many have been hoping for some kind of tax cut from the fellows running for president, we’ve already been enjoying one. The payroll tax cut that President Obama enacted through The Tax Relief, Unemployment Insurance Reauthorization, and Job Creation Act of 2010 reduced the bite taken out of our paychecks taken for Social Security by two percentage points (from 6.2% to 4.2%) . For the ...
London Conference on Somalia: Full coverage →
ukinusa: The London Conference on Somalia takes place today. Foreign Ministers from around the world are attending, including both the President and Prime Minister of Somalia. See our coverage and join the debate. Speaking ahead of the conference the Foreign Secretary said that the aim is to agree a series of practical measures to support Somalia and to help the country get on its feet: We...
The most extreme types, like Murray Rothbard, are at least honest. They’d like...– Noam Chomsky (via wretchedoftheearth)
The sign of a truly totalitarian culture is that important truths simply lack...– Noam Chomsky in a letter to Alexander Cockburn (1 March 1990), later paraphrased in Deterring Democracy (1992) p. 345 (via fyeahnoamchomsky)
Destruction of the environment is not only rational; it’s exactly what you’re...– Noam Chomsky (via malthusiancynicism)
Noam Chomsky's official website →
esocius: Noam Chomsky is perhaps one of the most well-known and quoted intellectuals alive. A Professor of Linguistics at M.I.T. and a notable Anarchist, Chomsky is one of my greatest influences. This is a link to his official website where you may find a list of his published books, various articles, debates and so forth.
Guardian Comment: Noam Chomsky on the American... →
guardiancomment: In which scholar Noam Chomsky puts the American decline in perspective [part 1] At the moment, we are failing to commemorate the 50th anniversary of President John F Kennedy’s decision to launch the most destructive and murderous act of aggression of the post-second world war…
Hegemony and Its Dilemmas | Noam Chomsky →
theamericanbear: An excerpt: In 1949, China declared independence, an event known in Western discourse as “the loss of China” — in the U.S., with bitter recriminations and conflict over who was responsible for that loss. The terminology is revealing. It is only possible to lose something that one owns. The tacit assumption was that the U.S. owned China, by right, along with most of the rest...
Amaterasu Solar: Electrogravitics, Free Energy and... →
amaterasu101: A petition has been started on Change.org for the US Government to release electrogravitics to the public. http://www.change.org/petitions/us-military-release-the-technology-of-electrogravitics Why This Is Important My early childhood was defined by My father’s excitement for His work in…
Anniversaries From "Unhistory" →
nc4l: Article By Noam Chomsky from In These Times
Noam Chomsky - The Purpose of Education →
Paul Ryan is called a conservative, I’m not talking about him. I’m not talking...– Noam Chomsky (via inside-illusion )
If we don’t believe in freedom of expression for people we despise, we don’t...– Noam Chomsky (via quotesman )
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6g0430pt: DOWNLOADS BOOK Product Details: Paperback: 160 pages Publisher: AK Press; 6th edition (June 1, 2004) Language: English ISBN-10: 1902593928 ISBN-13: 978-1902593920 Product Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.5 x 0.6 inches Shipping Weight: 5.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) In 1937, at the…
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rxactbi: DOWNLOADS BOOK Product Details: Paperback: 144 pages Publisher: City Lights Publishers (June 1, 2007) Language: English ISBN-10: 0872864588 ISBN-13: 978-0872864580 Product Dimensions: 6.8 x 4.8 x 0.8 inches Shipping Weight: 9.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies) Iran and the United…
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3dz2mqp: DOWNLOADS BOOK Product Details: Paperback: 432 pages Publisher: New Press, The; 1 edition (May 1, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 1595586229 ISBN-13: 978-1595586223 When the historian Howard Zinn died in early 2010, millions mourned the loss of one of our foremost intellectual and…
Colorless green ideas sleep furiously.– Noam Chomsky (via spelunkerofgrapefruits )
Mystic Politics: Noam Chomsky: Anniversaries From... →
mysticpolitics: ‘George Orwell coined the useful term “unperson” for creatures denied personhood because they don’t abide by state doctrine. We may add the term “unhistory” to refer to the fate of unpersons, expunged from history on similar grounds. The unhistory of unpersons is illuminated by the fate of…
Guantanamo by the numbers (infographic) →
anticapitalist: This is very interesting (but not very high resolution). What’s very sad is that 89 people have been cleared for release, but are still at Guantanamo bay (at least at the time this infographic was made). An additional 46 prisoners are detained without adequate evidence. The US won’t release them because they have a hunch that they are too dangerous. What sort of shitty excuse...
"Losing" the World | Noam Chomsky →
From the 1970s, there has been a significant change in the U.S. economy, as planners, private and state, shifted it toward financialization and the offshoring of production, driven in part by the declining rate of profit in domestic manufacturing. These decisions initiated a vicious cycle in which wealth became highly concentrated (dramatically so in the top 0.1% of the population), yielding...
The prime target was South Vietnam. The aggression later spread to the North,...– Noam Chomsky (via americataboo)