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WHITAKERISM: WE ARE NOT DEALING WITH SANE PEOPLE | nationalsalvation.net

When people tell me something will work and tell me the logic I don't want to SAY that the words I have provided were not developed in my head, but in many, many hours of successful debate. If you haven't been through all that, you would assume that sane people would get the point without repeating it. But that is where you trip yourself up.

We are not only not dealing with sane people, we are dealing with the most difficult form of insanity, one to which it cannot even occur that it considers itself to be the epitome of mental health.

That is why it took so long to develop what looks, after one has grasped it, to be an obvious truth. We are back to the Semmelweis Rule: Nothing is harder to get across than a simple reality that is being MILITANTLY overlooked.