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  • I want to thank all of you

  • for coming

  • and doing the work you're doing to inform other people.

  • I'm gonna say a lot of things that may bother some of you.

  • But please be patient.

  • I'm not your enemy.

  • I'm gonna tell you things that...

  • about you society you may or may not know.

  • I want to say first

  • that the language we speak

  • was designed hundreds of years ago.

  • And it's almost impossible

  • to talk to one another.

  • Although we think we talk to one another,

  • we really repeat in language

  • that's highly insufficient.

  • Whatever you say to other people, it goes in their heads

  • and comes out to fit their society.

  • You don't always communicate with people.

  • So the problem is -

  • can we develop a language

  • that has

  • consistent meaning?

  • Well, if you still don't understand me -

  • sometimes I might say "Have a nice weekend."

  • Why don't we say "Have a nice life"?

  • Why just a weekend?

  • Our language, again, is old.

  • Is it possible to devise a language

  • that's not subject to interpretation?

  • When you read the bible,

  • (if you do)

  • it says "Jesus meant this" (somebody says that).

  • "Oh, no. He meant that."

  • The third people says "You're both wrong. This is what he really meant."

  • So you have the Lutheran,

  • the seven days Adventist, the Catholic,

  • because it's subject

  • to interpretation.

  • The language of chemistry, mathematics,

  • science,

  • engineering

  • is not subject to interpretation.

  • When a chemist writes a formula,

  • no matter what country it goes to, they interpret it the same way.

  • I'm trying to tell you, it's possible

  • to develop a language

  • that's not subject to interpretation.

  • So, we really talk at each other,

  • rather than to one another.

  • That's a major problem, that's why lawyers exist.

  • They can take language,

  • mold it, reshape it.

  • But you can't do that.

  • Those of you who do want to know how to communicate,

  • there are books

  • such as "Science and sanity"

  • by Alfred Korzybski,

  • "Language in Thought and Action" by [Samuel Ichiye] Hayakawa,

  • "The Tyranny of Words"

  • by Stuart Chase.

  • You don't even know this, but the words you use

  • have no communication value.

  • Take junior grade school for example.

  • When a teacher says to a child "That's wrong"

  • that doesn't tell the child anything. Think about that.

  • "That's wrong". What does that tell you?

  • Nothing in particular.

  • And the teacher says "That's not what I told you". That doesn't tell the child anything.

  • So the most of our language is empty.

  • And there's another bullshit word. And that's "love".

  • Don't get mad at me. Hear me out.

  • Now, most of us don't like everything we've done in life.

  • I'm sure we don't.

  • We've made mistakes. We've made false judgements.

  • So, sometimes you like yourself.

  • Sometimes a little bit. Sometimes not at all.

  • So, love is a fluctuating thing.

  • Even if you marry somebody and love them,

  • you'll find sometimes you love them very much,

  • sometimes little less,

  • sometimes "How did I ever get in this situation?"

  • So, love is a fluctuating thing, not a fixed thing.

  • That's why we don't understand what's happening.

  • Sometimes a guy is conditioned by society

  • to like a girl of a particular configuration.

  • But he marries a girl of a different configuration. And he is always looking

  • at different configurations.

  • And you think "What the hell is the matter with this guy?"

  • Nothing is the matter with him. He was brought up that way.

  • There are not good or bad people.

  • There are no creative people or lazy people. All that is bullshit put out

  • by your country.

  • Now I gonna tell you a little bit about it.

  • If you were raised by the headhunters of the Amazon.

  • You'd be a headhunter.

  • And If I've said to you "Doesn't it bother you to have five shrunken heads?"

  • He'll say "Yes, my brother have twenty."

  • So... Is he nuts? No. That's normal to his culture.

  • If you were brought up in ancient Rome, assuming you were Christian.

  • The Romes believed in many different gods.

  • And you come up with one god, you must be nuts.

  • So they put you in an arena with a lot of hungry lions.

  • And they starve the lions for week to put on the good show.

  • Then they take the clothes off the Christians.

  • So the lions can tear on them easy.

  • The whole family would come Saturday and Sunday

  • to see Christians fed to lions.

  • .

  • And the kids would say "Daddy, can I come next week to see Christians fed to lions."

  • Dad says - "If you behave yourself."

  • Now... Are this people nuts? No. That's normal to that culture.

  • Just as we go to prize fights

  • and watch men punch the heads of other men.

  • All the things we do are stupid and far beyond civilization.

  • We are not civilized yet.

  • That's why you have prisons,

  • police, war

  • and all the problems you have. Unnecessary human suffering.

  • Because people don't understand yet.

  • There are schools to not educate people. They teach you to become a cog in a wheel

  • as Roxanne pointed out.

  • They teach them to become a carpenter,

  • an engineer, an architect.

  • All these are false fields.

  • They have to teach you

  • how to become a generalist.

  • How to understand the history of civilization

  • which is lacking in all our universities.

  • They will be shut down in the future

  • and people will be brought up to become generalists.

  • So they understand human behavior, they understand what makes a person,

  • what gives a person drive.

  • So all of us are brought up to believe there are different kinds of people,

  • which is a lie.

  • That the Japanese mind can't grasp technology.

  • That the Chinese can't understand certain things. And always get a dumb Polak

  • to clean out your cellar.

  • And a damn Italians are waps. They brought

  • the mafia to this country.

  • And all that hatred comes from

  • cheap labor. As rule when the first Irish came to this country.

  • They worked for the one half the amount Americans worked for.

  • "So let's get rid

  • of those damn Irishmen.

  • They are no good." They took their jobs away. That's why we've got mad at them.

  • And during the depression

  • if a factory put up a sign "Help wanted"

  • everybody lined up to get a job, hundreds of people.

  • And normal Americans - normal means fucked up -

  • normal Americans

  • would say "Let's get the god damn waps out of the line". "Let's get the god damn Filipinos out of the line".

  • Because they threaten our jobs.

  • That's why they do that. Racial hatred is tolerated

  • and brought about. But I want to tell you this -

  • If a normal American baby or Greek baby, or French baby

  • were brought up in Nazi Germany.

  • And all they see is "Heil Hilter! Deutschland über alles!" (Germany above all)

  • They become Nazis.

  • If you brought up in America - you become "Yes, sir. I'm an American and I proud of it."

  • Most Americans don't know

  • that George Washington, the first president,

  • had three hundred slaves.

  • Today he'd be arrested

  • as a nut.

  • And the most of the people... Harry Truman,

  • president Truman

  • was a hat salesman,

  • real jackass

  • in presidential position.

  • Now, who are these people in government? What is a politician?

  • I don't want you to take my word. I want you to walk over

  • to any politician you know

  • Or do not know. And ask them

  • "How can you grow food faster without exhausting the soil? and feed the hungry?"