"Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our mind.” - Bob Marley

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Believing the Impossible, part II

More Liberal "brain" exercise:

You must simultaneously believe:

That states passing laws to enforce existing federal immigration law violates Federal supremacy


Sanctuary cities and counties that ignore immigration law, and refuse to cooperate with ICE, do not violate federal supremacy.

Update, Feb 17, 2012:

This form of "believing the impossible" has a special name given to it  by George Orwell: Doublethink:

To know and not to know, to be conscious of complete truthfulness while telling carefully constructed lies, to hold simultaneously two opinions which cancelled out, knowing them to be contradictory and believing in both of them, to use logic against logic, to repudiate morality while laying claim to it, to believe that democracy was impossible and that the Party was the guardian of democracy, to forget, whatever it was necessary to forget, then to draw it back into memory again at the moment when it was needed, and then promptly to forget it again, and above all, to apply the same process to the process itself -- that was the ultimate subtlety; consciously to induce unconsciousness, and then, once again, to become unconscious of the act of hypnosis you had just performed. Even to understand the word 'doublethink' involved the use of doublethink.

The evil involved is considerable.

And so is the mental effort.

This level of Liberalism requires an "Intellectual" - demonstrating, with stark clarity, the difference between "smart" and "wise".

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About Me

I'm a 57 year old geek. I voted Democratic for 20 years, because I disliked the Republicans more. But now, nobody really speaks for me. I'm for Guns, for more correct government regulation of the financial world, against illegal immigration and amnesty. (in 2008 I ended up voting Republican - too many questions about Obama, and voting against anybody who voted for TARP 1.) In 2010 I voted a stright republican ticket because the Democrats have completely lost their minds.