Knowledge comes from the inside, information from the outside. Information without knowledge is exceedingly dangerous. It built the Enola Gay, the first aircraft to drop an atomic bomb. With pants-down puerility, scientists christened the bomb “Little Boy.”
We cannot correct other people. We cannot even correct ourselves. Correctional work is the province of the pathologically pious.
Men tend to struggle with, even to feel strangled by, “I love you.” More easily and powerfully expressed: “I hate you.” Nationalist leaders know this about men. Stadiums are filled with their chants.
Minds with egos attached to them (that’s most minds) create an illusion of two-mindedness. We feel compelled to fight with ourselves, even to hate ourselves. Not men, are we, but civil wars. Do we project this violence? Oh, yeah. It’s where enemies come from.
Men who feel less safe than they actually are will weapon up.