“Dangerous Thinking”

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Dangerous Thinking

Published on Sunday, 02 October 2016

“Dangerous thinking” is essential for our survival and freedom. If we aren’t prepared to think and express thoughts which challenge mainstream “groupthink”, we will be swept along on the tide towards WWIII and worse.

Thinking Dangerously in the Age of Normalized Ignorance by Henry Giroux

What happens to a society when thinking is eviscerated and is disdained in favor of raw emotion? [1] What happens when political discourse functions as a bunker rather than a bridge? What happens when the spheres of morality and spirituality give way to the naked instrumentalism of a savage market rationality? What happens when time becomes a burden for most people and surviving becomes more crucial than trying to lead a life with dignity? What happens when domestic terrorism, disposability, and social death become the new signposts and defining features of a society? What happens…

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