How the ‘Greater Good’ is Used as a Tool of Social Control

Instead of respect for reason, open dialogue, freedom of speech and individual and property rights, political systems across the world are becoming increasingly authoritarian.

Deceptions and lies, manipulation and propaganda, fear-mongering and psychological operations are all being used to justify political actions and policies that destroy life.


Leading the herd. Photo: DLE
How do politicians continue to convince the public to do away with their freedoms in favour of  heavy-handed government control? Why are so few people defending liberty when a world absent of it is a world of mass suffering?

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3 comments on “How the ‘Greater Good’ is Used as a Tool of Social Control”

  1. Academy of Ideas is my main “go to” for Philosophy that matters as these two brothers in Canada are genuine Voluntaryists as I am. I highly recommend their website and invite all to promote responsible freedom by supporting them financially as I do.

  2. Oh, by the way, I offer an ongoing Zoom course “Becoming Responsibly Free” which uses some 38 Academy of Ideas videos in a progressive and accumulative sequence (which include transcripts and classical art). Each video is around ten minutes and as it plays I stop it to facilitate an exploration of the main ideas in a Socratic dialogue format. The “Free Friends” meeting last about an hour and anyone is welcome to join us. However, be aware the current group members are non-native English and the pace may be slow for native English. We meet Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 9PM New Zealand time. If interested in joining us email Jack:
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