By: Zy Marquiez
December 30, 2015
“The surest way to corrupt a youth is to instruct him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike, than those who think differently.”
“If you know the enemy and know yourself you need not fear the result of a hundred battles.”
– Sun Tzu
One of the pillars of conformity is politics.
Furthermore, one of the biggest hints that conformity exists is the fact that there are ‘only’ two mainstream political ideologies – as if there ever truly were or ever will be just two. Of course, each all-encompassing ideology is an umbrella in which a variety of degrees of beliefs gravitate towards. These umbrella catch-all tenets are the way in which people are precisely controlled.
Put yourself in the comptroller’s shoes. What would be easier to do, to pin two sides against each other? Or to pin hundreds,