The Echoes of the Mind (168-2) The Collective continued 2


The tribal instincts of the Collective are the tinder for group conflict. All it takes to spark conflict is a rumor that transforms fear into fury.

Racism and injustice and violence sweep our world, bringing a tragic harvest of heartache and death. ~ Billy Graham

Politicians use fearmongering to prey upon their citizens. Appeals of nationalism wins dewy-eyed hearts and minds, and then destroys promising lives when young men are sent to war as pawns in geopolitical games of chess.

Patriotism is when love of your own people comes first; nationalism, when hate for people other than your own comes first. ~ French military and political leader Charles de Gaulle