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2017.10.10 Dorodango

10/17/2017
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It is no measure of mental health to be well-adjusted to a society which is profoundly sick. - Krishnamurti

Duration: 01:23:59


2016.06.08 Skeptic Shock Syndrome

6/8/2016
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Service to others is the rent you pay for your room here on earth. - Muhammad Ali

Duration: 02:08:49


2016.02.09 Pezzullo the Tool-o

2/9/2016
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If the protecting of our borders requires the incarceration of babies, the sexual abuse of children, the rape of women and the murder of men then we are of all nations the most depraved. - Fr Rob Bower

Duration: 01:48:01


2016.02.02 Mother Farquhar

2/2/2016
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A family with the wrong members in control; that, perhaps, is as near as one can come to describing England in one phrase. - George Orwell

Duration: 01:47:58


2016.01.26 The Day of Slug Sex

1/26/2016
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To enjoy good health, to bring true happiness to one's family, to bring peace to all, one must first discipline and control one's own mind. If a man can control his mind he can find the way to Enlightenment, and all wisdom and virtue will naturally come to him. - Buddha

Duration: 01:38:37


2016.01.19 Offenderati and Defenderati

1/19/2016
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I'm responsible for my actions, I don't need to hide behind nothing. The Devil didn't make me do it, I did it ... whatever I did. - Lemmy

Duration: 02:36:48


2015.12.08 A Little Bit of Con-Artistry

12/8/2015
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No one wins, one side just loses more slowly. - The Greek, a character in The Wire (TV series)

Duration: 02:11:00


2015.12.01 The Recent Freudian Revival

12/1/2015
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The world is a smaller place now - The Greek, a character in The Wire (TV series)

Duration: 02:05:39


2015.11.24 Glam Animals (aka Glaminals)

11/24/2015
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Once a country is habituated to liars, it takes generations to bring the truth back. - Gore Vidal

Duration: 02:13:19


2015.11.17 Grapefruiting

11/17/2015
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Fortunately, some are born with spiritual immune systems that sooner or later give rejection to the illusory worldview grafted upon them from birth through social conditioning. They begin sensing that something is amiss, and start looking for answers. Inner knowledge and anomalous outer experiences show them a side of reality others are oblivious to, and so begins their journey of awakening. Each step of the journey is made by following the heart instead of following the crowd and by...

Duration: 01:50:50


2015.11.10 Bad Walnuts feat. Kevinathy

11/10/2015
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To an ordinary human being, love means nothing if it does not mean loving some people more than others. - George Orwell

Duration: 01:30:46


2015.11.03 Bullied by Amnesty

11/3/2015
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Thus, for example, tanks, battleships and bombing planes are inherently tyrannical weapons, while rifles, muskets, long-bows, and hand-grenades are inherently democratic weapons. A complex weapon makes the strong stronger, while a simple weapon - so long as there is no answer to it - gives claws to the weak. - George Orwell, You and the Atom Bomb, Tribune, 19 October 1945

Duration: 01:59:05


2015.10.13 Freedom Cousins

10/13/2015
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I object to violence because when it appears to do good, the good is only temporary; the evil it does is permanent. - Mahatma Gandhi

Duration: 01:21:03


2015.10.06 Mental Health Awareness

10/6/2015
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Every time we witness an injustice and do not act, we train our character to be passive in its presence and thereby eventually lose all ability to defend ourselves and those we love. - Julian Assange

Duration: 01:42:22


2015.09.29 Folks is Folks

9/29/2015
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Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies in the final sense a theft from those who hunger and are not fed, those who are cold and are not clothed. - Dwight D. Eisenhower

Duration: 01:45:33


2015.09.22 Not Corrupt, Not a Thief

9/22/2015
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In real life it is always the anvil that breaks the hammer. - Orwell

Duration: 02:17:43


2015.09.15 Captain (Malcolm) Bligh's Mutiny

9/15/2015
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Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as understood - 1984, Orwell

Duration: 02:09:39


2015.09.08 Brick Veneereal Welfare Wasteland of Shit

9/8/2015
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I have no particular love for the idealised 'worker' as he appears in the bourgeois Communist's mind, but when I see an actual flesh-and-blood worker in conflict with his natural enemy, the policeman, I do not have to ask myself which side I am on. - Homage to Catalonia, 1938, Orwell

Duration: 01:49:17


2015.09.01 The Second-Hand Flaperon Market

9/1/2015
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Doublethink means the power of holding two contradictory beliefs in one's mind simultaneously, and accepting both of them. - George Orwell

Duration: 01:25:55


2015.08.25 Tangled Bank

8/25/2015
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How many a time have I stood watching the toads mating, or a pair of hares having a boxing match in the young corn, and thought of all the important persons who would stop me enjoying this if they could. But luckily they can't. So long as you are not actually ill, hungry, frightened or immured in a prison or a holiday camp, Spring is still Spring. The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the...

Duration: 02:43:42

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