The news you're not supposed to know...

Austrian Economics: Understand Economics, Understand the World
The Century of the Self: The Untold History of Controlling the Masses Through the Manipulation of Unconscious Desires
The Disappearing Male: From Virility to Sterility

The Obama Deception: The Mask Comes Off
Operation Gladio: The Hidden History of U.S. Sponsored False Flag Terrorism in EuropeThe New American Century: The Untold History of The Project for the New American Century
Analysis posted Jan 24 2009, 7:53 AM Category: Commentary Source: InformationLiberation Print

Thoughts on Barefoot Gen

Chris | InformationLiberation

If you've yet to see it, Barefoot Gen is a must see movie depicting a young boys struggle with life in Japan before, after, and during the nuclear bombing of his country. It is an extremely powerful film which you will never dare see in American theaters or on American television.

Thoughts on the Film

I feel like more can be learned through such terrible human tragedy than through the highest and most noble of philosophies. The raw humanness of it all cuts through all the conditioning in the world, the incredible wrongness is just so crystal clear.

Appreciation of life seems to be almost nonexistent in the western world, tragedy on this type of scale has never occurred to us westerners, yet we have doled it out to so many other countries and native peoples I can't even begin to list them all.

We are the biggest hypocrites in the world, we have perpetrated and continue to perpetrate some of the most sadistic, cruel, inhumane mass murders in history and yet people hold their heads high when people speak of "the just war" and every other mass genocide committed in their name. If you honor the so-called "war heroes" then take responsibility for the innocent people who's lives they ruined through their so-called "heroism," because they did ruin people's lives, and you know it. You can't have it one way and not the other.

What is it going to take for people to wake up? How are things ever supposed to change if people actually take pride in the greatest collective stains on the history of mankind?

It really sickens me, it's hard to even consider those people human. They've lost any sense of humanity in them. It's sick because part of me feels like they are the people who need help most and yet they are the people who want it the least and feel themselves the most "just," and at the same time they are the people who beat their children into becoming little "heroes" (hitmen for some petty dictator) and ensure that such tragedies will happen again and again and again.

The average person needs to stop tolerating these Little Hitlers, when you see someone being some petty fascist call them out on it, they must be exposed for who they are and the misery they create. I don't care if it is some abusive parent, some prick salesman, some pride-filled military man, some business man, or some politician. I don't care who it is or how small and petty they are, call them out on their bullshit and don't let it stand.

Personally, I relish calling people out on their bullshit, Christ almighty it feels good, and if they have any humanity in them they will thank you later. I know some of the people I've chewed out most have later thanked me for it (and told me how shocked they were by it, hehe). You can tell people have never been talked to before like that, truth stings but good lord is it powerful. I'm not an arrogant person and I certainly don't go around looking for a fight (to do so would be one of the worst "sins" in the world in my book), but when someone really disgusts me with their pettiness and I am provided with the opportunity, I have no choice but to shine a collective mirror into their soul and show them who they are. Don't be ashamed or timid in it's usage, it's one of the few things which can help these people and actually get us out of this mess. It is the most powerful weapon in the truth seekers arsenal, but keep in mind with great power comes great responsibility. Truth is not something to be bandied about and used indiscriminately, it can build and it can destroy, your conscience must be your guide.

Latest Commentary
- Let's Talk About...The Plague
- With Mass Shootings, The State Makes Us Less Safe
- Good News: 27% Of Americans Say Government Is Their 'Enemy,' Not Their 'Friend'
- Fear Is The Name of The Game
- This Thanksgiving, Let's Say 'No Thanks' to The Tyranny of The American Police State
- Donald Trump's Presidential "Heel Turn"
- Katniss Vs. Power: The Lessons of Hunger Games
- Tracking ISIS to DC's Doorsteps

Comments 1 - 4 of 4 Add Comment Page 1 of 1

Posted: Jan 24 2009, 12:44 PM

70191 good job
this was real good.

it feels lonely to be a truther or to even have moralistic ideals a lot of the time..

we shall STAY STRONG! i guess... because by tolerating it.. you're perpetuating it...

Posted: Jan 24 2009, 1:43 PM

thanks! <3 I know how you feel, don't worry you're not alone. It's a lot of responsibility for the few of us who are awake! One thing I do know: truth is with you, if nothing else!


Posted: Dec 15 2009, 12:26 PM

195195 What? From what i could understand this seems pretty ill-informed and ideological. Over 40,000 civilians were killed in Britain as a result of the blitz and many more across Europe. The Japanese killed millions in Asia during the same period. This is all on wikipedia, easy to access.

Blind liberalism gets us nowhere, fascism comes in many forms. Talking about how you 'relish calling people out on their bullshit', 'truth stings but good lord is it powerful' and 'I have no choice but to shine a collective mirror into their soul and show them who they are' sounds like dictionary fascism to me, almost hitlers own words.

'Our ignorance of history causes us to slander our own times'
Gustave Flaubert


Posted: Dec 15 2009, 5:46 PM

Ever heard the saying two wrongs don't make a right?

(...Or did Hitler say that too?)

You've been lied to, you think being against mass murder is pro-hitler and speaking truth is fascism, yet you clearly don't even know what fascism is as you use it as some catch-all term for things you don't like.

Your ignorance of history is what leads to horrible atrocities, what's so sad is you relish your ignorance and you think it somehow makes you great. You're unbelievably brainwashed.

Ignorance of the past is what causes people like yourself to excuse atrocities and continue to commit them, to apply that quote in this situation is so unbelievably delusional it scares me to think of the atrocities you'd commit while carrying that idiotic banner.

Add Comment


Verification *
Please Enter the Verification Code Seen Below

Please see our About Page, our Disclaimer, and our Comments Policy.

This site contains copyrighted material the use of which in some cases has not been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available for the purposes of news reporting, education, research, comment, and criticism, which constitutes a 'fair use' of such copyrighted material in accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner. It is our policy to respond to notices of alleged infringement that comply with the DMCA and other applicable intellectual property laws. It is our policy to remove material from public view that we believe in good faith to be copyrighted material that has been illegally copied and distributed by any of our members or users.

About Us - Disclaimer - Privacy Policy

Advanced Search


Remember Me
Forgot Password?

World's Most 'Adorable' Drug Kingpin Is Actually The Daughter of Texas DEA Head Honcho - 11/26Heroic Cops Protect Community by Raiding a Group of 90-Yo Women Playing Mahjong - 11/26Good News: Law Schools In Decline, Bar Passage Rates Plummeting - 11/26Let's Talk About...The Plague - 11/26VIDEO: Language Barrier Leads to Seattle Cops Punching Man 17 Times - 11/26Donald Sutherland Reveals The Real Meaning Of The Hunger Games - 11/27VIDEO: Chicago Protester Gives Cop Epic Stare Down - 11/26Drone Pilots Have Bank Accounts and Credit Cards Frozen by Feds For Exposing US Murder - 11/27

Man Follows Speeding Cop, Finds Out He Was Speeding To Buy PeanutsMission Creeps: Homeland Security Agents Confiscate Women's Panties For 'Copyright Infringement'Cop Shoots Couple's Dog, Threatens Jail For Trying To Save Dog's LifeSWAT Team Shoots Teen Girl & Her Dog During Pot Raid On Wrong HomeDurham, NC Cop Testifies Faking 911 Calls To Enter Homes Is "Official Policy"Indiana Sheriff Says US A "War Zone" To Justify New MRAP Military VehicleTampa Cops Surveil Pot Dealer, Catch Him Selling Pot, Raid His Home & Kill Him"You Just Shot An Unarmed Man!": Witness Says Police Shot His Friend With His Hands Up