Conflict is a natural condition.* Partners, husbands and wives, children and parents, teachers and students, employers and employees, citizens and governments, etc. are often in conflict with one another and many other beings. Between and within nations, society, organisations even families there is constant conflict. A clash of ideas, strategy, tactics, power, influence, wealth, resources, partners, etc., conflict is always occurring. In fact, put two creatures together and
It is human nature for us to try and dominate other humans. The brute depends on physical force and it sufficed for them for thousands of years but the real domination came from overpowering the minds of the dominated and it is manifold more powerful. We believe with education and modernity the human mind will have grown more cultured and noble. On the contrary we have grown more cruel, selfish, crude (even though more politically correct) and many of them have lost their so
J. Edgar Hoover headed the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) of America and its predecessor organisation for 48 years (1924 -1972). In pursuit of so called, 'National Security', Hoover amassed great personal power by collecting large amounts of compromising and potentially embarrassing information on many powerful people, especially politicians. Hoover's influence grew beyond all reasonable limits, his control was so powerful, that American Presidents were also scared of
When there is only channel of news, it is the only news. In the era of mass communication only a select few channels provided us news and information. Democratic constitutions granted freedom to the press so that they would enjoy great protection to speak the truth with fear. Great power and influence concentrated in the hands of just a few leads to great corruption. Corruption of the body, the mind, and the soul, and when that happens the truth is the last thing on the mind.