Category Archives: Power over People

Religion and War

It’s often claimed that if we could rid the world of religion we’d rid the world of war. Well, the past century has certainly demonstrated the naivety of that idea. The Twentieth Century produced something totally new in human history … Continue reading

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The weakness of God

Joseph Goebbels, the Nazi Propagandist, used to refer to Mahatma Gandhi as a fool and a fanatic, because he didn’t have the sense to build a military organization. Goebbels was certain that Gandhi, who was deeply influenced by Christ’s Sermon … Continue reading

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Only God is Great

We have become used to hearing some religious fanatics shout the words ‘God is great’ as they wreak death and destruction, and our sense of disgust can easily cause us to overlook the real significance of those words. But in … Continue reading

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The Best Way to Destroy an Enemy

Dale Carnegie made a very insightful statement about hate and what it does to us rather than to those we hate. “When we hate our enemies,” he said, “we give them power over us – power over our sleep, our … Continue reading

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