Thursday, July 7, 2022


Rule by the People. Really? Here is a comment on ancient Greece:

“Something extraordinary in the history of humanity occurred 2500 years ago in Athens—much of our cultural heritage, for better and worse, descends from a very small population of landowners, farmers and sailors during a surprisingly short space of time. They organized themselves into a radically democratic government. They held as a high ideal the dignity and freedom of an individual free man. They produced sculpture and architecture which set the standards by which these arts are still measured, and they laid the foundations of our philosophy, mathematics and sciences.”

What the commentator did not say was that the wealth of that Greek state was based on slaves, most of whom were captured in wars at one time or another.

That’s where we effectively are today, with an aristocracy based on debt slavery by the vast majority of people. And the presstitutes and paid-for politicians calling it “democracy”.

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