George Carlin on the American dream…“You have to be asleep to believe it.”
Some key excerpts from this master of comedy…
“It’s never gonna get any better, be happy with what you got, because the ‘owners’ of this country don’t want that. The ‘real’ owners of America – the big wealthy business interests that control things and make all the important decisions – got you by the balls… What they don’t want is a population of well-educated people capable of critical thinking.
You know what they want? They want obedient workers. Obedient workers, people who are just smart enough to run the machines and do the paperwork but just dumb enough to passively accept all these increasingly shittier jobs with the lower pay, the longer hours, reduced benefits, the end of overtime and the vanishing pension that disappears the minute you go to collect it.
What they don’t want is a population of well-educated people capable of critical thinking
Welcome to the Matrix, you can take the red pill and wake up or continue sleeping.
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