Posts filed under ‘Save the world’
Was reading this post and was surprised by the arguments against gay marriage–so many misconceptions. Attempt to clarify follows after the link.
It all comes down to the same thing. Stupidity and lack of autonomy increases as groups of people gather together. We all know this. It’s called peer pressure, mob mentality, if-your-friends-all-jumped-off-a cliff-would-you (you would), and many other things.
What I’m proposing is a solution: Active, regular preemptive thought.
AKA Crimethink for Beginners.
These guys have a huge agenda, and more ideas about changing your world and rethinking your place in it than you can digest in just one sitting. Best of all, they don't want you to convert. They want you to DO. Whatever it is that you really, really want to do. No excuses. No whining. No blind compliance, even with them. In a nutshell, Never Work, Never Rest, and Raise the Stakes. Remember you'll be dead soon. Get off your ass. Available here.
YES there is something you can do about it!
If you're American, contact your officials here: www.cair-net.org/antitorture/
If you're British, write your MP or support Liberty here: www.liberty-human-rights.org.uk
If you're European or from elsewhere, support Amnesty: www.amnesty.org
Also: Amnesty's response to the European role in "extraordinary rendition", and a link to take action.
“May 31st 2006 the legal committee of the Finnish parliament has decided to ban fertility treatments from everyone not living in a heterosexual partnership.