- *******More political propaganda on the anthroposophy list, this time a
screed from Joanne in favor of Al Gore, saying every media story about him is
a conspiracy which is why he's going to lose in November. Personally, I think
Gore may be the cause; but regardless, it has nothing to do with
anthroposophy unless you want to start demonizing the opposing party and
saying it's "Ahriman", not a fun game.
>At one recent White House event, Gore introduced Cisco Systemssink
>CEO John Chambers, who he had met with privately earlier that day.
> Gore told the audience how much he valued Chambers and one of
> the products Cisco produced. But he mispronounced "routers" as
> Gore has taken credit for popularizing the term "information
>This business about Gore supposedly claiming to have invented the
>Internet would be trivial, comparable to the question of whether Dan
>Quayle really misspelled the word "potato", if it were not part of
>such a pattern. The media by now has gone through numerous episodes
>of echo-chamber hysteria, accusing time Gore of lying, exaggerating,
>shading the truth, and even being mentally ill, based on stories
>that were simply false. And not just arguably false or somewhat
>false, but just plain factually-not-true false. You've heard them:
>Al Gore falsely claimed to have inspired the novel "Love Story",
>the author vehemently denied that what Gore said was true, and Gore
>admitted that he had been making it up. Gore falsely claimed to
>have worked on a farm as a child. Gore claimed to have discovered
>Love Canal. And Gore claimed to have invented the Internet ...
>When the media said something bad about Newt Gingrich -- instigated
>in many cases, no doubt about it, by liberals using these same methods
> -- Gingrich could count on massive air cover from the conservative media.
> Clinton and Gore do have a few defenders in the media...
> Their ultimate object of abuse is not Al Gore, or liberals, but rather the
> healthy and sane parts of the abuser's own mind, which unless rescued will
> into corruption and terror so profound that only God can really understandit.