We also gleefully fool ourselves as being outside of all of this. “I am the rational one but all of these others are fools”. How many people say that? A lot of people, all individualists believing they are free of the bonds.

We also gleefully fool ourselves as being outside of all of this. “I am the rational one but all of these others are fools”. How many people say that? A lot of people, all individualists believing they are free of the bonds.

 

I read this as a kid. It sat on top of my toilet.Similar Transactional Analysis books showed up there as well. I think my grandmother was into them. So, it formed my way of thinking for life.

People don’t have to sit in a giant War Room and plan ahead. These things emerge because they follow common scripts we’ve done before and everybody intuitively knows their part and plays cowboys vs indians, all changing who is the cowboy and who is the indian and who is the lone rational one walking among them calling for peace but knowing it’s a waste of time.

 America is a world of lies, yes. Carpetbaggers and Scalawags or as I knew it, Snake Oil Salesmen.
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