“You will find as you grow older that courage is the rarest of all qualities to be found in public life.” Benjamin Disraeli
Robin of Berkeley is one of my favorite columnists. A self-described recovering liberal and psychotherapist in Berkeley, Robin is one courageous lady. Every time she posts anything on The American Thinker, I post a link to it, wherever I can; I want others to read what this deep, insightful, even brilliant woman has to say.
Thank you, Robin of Berkeley.
Her latest article is linked HERE. But here is an intro. to it, just the first few paragraphs:
Humans can be slow to recognize signs of imminent disaster. While red flags are flapping wildly in the wind, the person ignores any and all warnings.
But the brain can be highly suggestible, too, easily controlled and shaped by advertisers and spin doctors. Thus, after countless ads, a person associates soda with Coke, search engines with Google. And after having “Yes we can,” burned into their neural pathways, all hope and change is connected to Obama.
That’s why it’s crucial to notice all the “firsts.” Because once something is repeated often enough, it becomes the New Normal….(continue reading here)