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What's the matter? You look like you just saw a ghost..
My heart will always be yours for eternity
I knew some time we'd have to say sayonara
So promise that...
Uhh, Colonel, fair is fair. If I nail Hotlips and punch Hawkeye, can I go home?
I'll remember our romance until the day that I die
I'll see your face in the moon and stars in the sky...
Heh. Really. Just like conservatism...
If one studies the history of sexual suppression one finds that it does not exist in the early stages of culture formation. Therefore, it cannot be the prerequisite of culture. Rather, it appears at a relatively late stage of culture, at the time of the development of authoritarian patriarchy and of class distinctions. At that stage, the sexual interests of all begin to serve the profit interests of a minority. This process has assumed a solid organizational form in the institutions of patriarchal marriage and patriarchal family. With the suppression of sexuality the emotions undergo a change: a sex-negating religion begins to develop which gradually builds up its own sex-political organization, the church in all its forms, which has no other goal than that of eradicating sexual pleasure. This has its sociological reason in the exploitation of human work which sets in at this stage.
In order to understand this, we must study that social institution in which the economic and the sex-economic situation of patriarchal society are interlaced. Without a study of this institution, a comprehension of the sexual economy and of the ideology of patriarchy is impossible. Character-analytic investigation of people of any age, nationality or social stratum, shows that the interlacing of the socio economic with the sexual structure, as well as the structural reproduction of society, takes place in the first four or five years of life, and in the authoritarian family. The church only continues this function later on. In this way the authoritarian state develops its enormous interest in the authoritarian family: the family is the factory of its structure and ideology.
We have found the institutions in which the economic and the sexual interests of the authoritarian system meet. We have to ask ourselves how this comes about. This question is also answered by character-analysis, provided one does not exclude such questions from character-analytic investigation. Suppression of the natural sexuality in the child, particularly of its genital sexuality, makes the child apprehensive, shy, obedient, afraid of authority, "good" and "adjusted" in the authoritarian sense; it paralyzes the rebellious forces because any rebellion is laden with anxiety; it produces, by inhibiting sexual curiosity and sexual thinking in the child, a general inhibition of thinking and of critical faculties. In brief, the goal of sexual suppression is that of producing an individual who is adjusted to the authoritarian order and who will submit to it in spite of all misery and degradation. At first, the child has to adjust to the structure of the authoritarian miniature state, the family; this makes it capable of later subordination to the general authoritarian system. The formation of the authoritarian structure takes place through the anchoring of sexual inhibition and sexual anxiety.
The Mass Psychology of Fascism(pdf) p.25
I could stand close to Caesar and rule the world. Actually, he would stand close to me, or stand down if he wants to live. It's the pirates who are the real rulers of the planet. These are men with no need for nations who roam freely throughout the world, and create and destroy them on a whim. This is how your world works today. It has always been that way.
Would you please open up your songbook to Hymn 43?
..."fascism" is the basic emotional attitude of man in authoritarian society, with its machine civilization and its mechanistic-mystical view of life. It is the mechanistic-mystical character of man in our times which creates fascist parties, and not vice versa.
Even today, as a result of fallacious political thinking, fascism is still being considered a specific national characteristic of the Republicans or the Democrats. The stubborn persistence of this fallacy is due to the fear of recognizing the truth: fascism is an international phenomenon which permeates all organizations of human society in all nations. This conclusion is confirmed by the international events of the past countless years.
I took personal liberties with the quote. Screw you if you don't like it.
...the antisocial element in the human structure, is a secondary result of the repression of primary biological impulses...
You would think that so called rational human beings would be able to grasp that most basic concept. Rational they might be, but they hide it pretty good. Or they hear their call of the wild from their fellow maniacs.
"If you can walk into the unemployment or welfare office, then we got a job for you." Show them how to work a ditch witch or a back hoe, or whatever and give them a map and send them out.
What the government IS saying, in the other room:
"Here ya go, man. Thanks for your support... Use the side door"
And to our little redneck friends out there, if you hate the republicans, it means you love the democrats. Ain't that right?
You are a burnt out light bulb. I already wrote it up on the squawk sheet, and you will be replaced when we get on the ground. In the meantime, I hope the crew can ignore you long enough to get us down in one piece. You are a buffoon who can do nothing more than exploit and excite animal instincts. Your degree of success is only due to our low state of evolution. That will dwindle over time. Enjoy your fame. May it be brief. And your life long.
While god is your copilot, we'll be much safer taking the train.
He imprisoned the people to free the market.
Conservative == Prisons and Barracks. Very erotic. Turns em on
Liberal == Hospitals and Schools
Conservative == Judges and Generals. They just luuuv mens in uniform
Liberal == Doctors and Teachers
Conservative == Self loathing closeted homos who condemn the regular ones
Liberal == Fuck like dogs in the street. It's freedom, baby, yeah!
Conservative == Worships the father
Liberal == loves the mother.. Say no more. Say no more
Narcissist == pudge
Nihilist == moi?
Republican == Mo money! Mo money! Mo money!
Democrat == Mo money! Mo money! Mo money!
How's that for hot boiling lead?