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“Do Not Tell Lies about the past”

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Though he wrote the statement “Do not tell lies about the past,” he rarely mentions the past in his notes, memoir, or private journal.  No, he was firmly focused on the future in his writings. Curious about everything, his writings are one of the great treasures of his time. From the age of 30, he was a habitual journal keeper.  What we find in his journal is the random thoughts of a man who seemed to jump from one idea ...

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Group Think and Politics

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This is a great description of the effects of group think (although a bit long). At about the 7 minute mark he goes into the impact of hearing a message over and over. Seems if we hear something enough times, we have a tendacy to believe it to be true.. It explains how political campaigns and even news interviews can distort reality.  More importantly, it is a warning to leaders to ensure dissent (one of  four (4) conversations of an elusive ...

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