the state of the world and the direction of Western culture are very important
to us. Allowing partisan politics to steer people away from an intelligent
democracy is perhaps the greatest threat that we face today. Our mission
is to encourage people to think for themselves.
what we are up against:
exert too much influence on politics.
and television pundits
are more concerned about making a profit out of outrage and division
then in telling the truth for the good of the people.
religious leaders have set aside the moral teachings of their
own traditions in order to promote political ideologies that are diametrically
opposed to them,
no longer subjects itself to the moral ideals of Western culture. Instead
of providing just an economic philosophy, its obsession with profit
is looked upon as a moral philosophy as well. This has replaced the
real Western ideals of reason and virtue (areté) with
the long recognized vice of greed.
has become more than a tool of convenience and efficiency, it has become
a constant distraction that now impeded our awareness of others.
no other point in time has entertainment gained such dominance
in human activities. Politics and sometimes even religion have taken
on the mantle of entertainment, deprecating the seriousness of them
is often not about informing people about a product, but about manipulating
our values in order to shape us into un-thinking consumers. We are inundated
cult of Celebrity holds out two dimensional images of celebrities
as something to admire and emulate, thus promoting values that are equally
we do not face these problems for what they are, and think for ourselves
instead, the heart of Western culture will simply fade away.
encourage readers to reject the biases of partisan ideologies, educate
themselves about the issues, come to knowledeable conclusions and speak
out for change.
may not be our children. You might not even know their names or where
they live. Yet the obligation is there.. you feel it before the thought
can register... tangible, intuitive, an inseparable part of human
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