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Wel­come to an­other thought-pro­vok­ing is­sue of Tril­lions.

When I was 12 years-old I was fly­ing in my Fa­ther's com­pany twin-en­gine 6 pas­sen­ger plane and the pi­lot asked me to sit up front and take the wheel. Know­ing noth­ing about fly­ing a plane I sim­ply held the wheel in place, but it wasn't long be­fore the plane started to veer off course and the pi­lot had to take over. I had not re­al­ized that the plane needed con­stant ad­just­ment to com­pen­sate for the wind cur­rents, torque of the en­gines and other unseen forces push­ing and pulling on the plane.

Af­ter the pi­lot showed me how to mon­i­tor the in­stru­ments and keep the plane level and on course I was able to fly the plane OK.

Hu­man cul­ture is like the plane, it is be­ing con­stantly buf­fet­ted by dif­fer­ent forces and re­quires dili­gent ad­just­ments to not go off course. We need to use ra­tio­nal in­stru­ments of truth to en­sure that we are fly­ing safely and headed to our des­ti­na­tion.

This month, our cover story is fo­cused on the war on mas­culin­ity—a highly sen­si­tive and ex­plo­sive topic, but one that cer­tainly needs to be ex­plored.

West­ern so­ci­eties are be­ing un­der­mined and our fu­ture com­pro­mised by care­fully or­ches­trated, well­funded and highly ef­fec­tive cam­paigns by both the well mean­ing but naive and the deeply sin­is­ter. At the same time the dis­rup­tion and at­tacks are use­ful be­cause they pro­vide us with the es­sen­tial op­por­tu­ni­ties to ex­am­ine our cul­tures and make the nec­es­sary ad­just­ments.

The pri­mary hu­man so­cial unit is the re­la­tion­ship be­tween man and wo­man and then their chil­dren. When this is threat­ened, the en­tire so­ci­ety is at risk. We are in­deed at grave risk be­cause of at­tacks on our so­ci­ety and the gen­der iden­ti­fies of our chil­dren. We re­ally need to un­der­stand the threats so that we can pro­tect pri­mary so­cial units be­fore it is too late.

Tra­di­tion­ally, we have re­lied on re­ligous lead­ers, government, academia and media to shape our cul­ture and iden­tify po­ten­tial threats but since the ad­vent of the In­ter­net and free-flow of al­ter­na­tive in­for­ma­tion some of us have come to the re­al­iza­tion that our tra­di­tional in­sti­tu­tions have been hold­ing us back or lead­ing us astray and we have sought out new in­for­ma­tion, new move­ments and new lead­ers.

At the same time that a few have been look­ing for a new greater truth, oth­ers have been con­tent to let the tra­di­tional in­sti­tu­tions con­tinue to in­flu­ence them as those in­sti­tu­tions de­scend into even greater ma­le­ovo-lence and de­ceit.

The most pop­u­lar quote in English of mod­ern times is, "all that is nec­es­sary for the tri­umph of evil is that good men do noth­ing."

Today, this can mean that those with the ca­pac­ity to seek out and process more truth­ful in­for­ma­tion have a re­spon­si­bil­ity to do so, act on the in­for­ma­tion, share it with oth­ers and take ac­tion, even when it puts us at risk. Keep­ing im­por­tant in­for­ma­tion to our­selves and let­ting the lies and dis­tor­tions pre­vail is to pas­sively sup­port the ero­sion of all that is good about our civ­i­liza­tion.

I have trav­eled and lived in many dif­fer­ent coun­tries and seen many of them un­dergo rapid change for the worse and rarely for the bet­ter. The United States and Canada were both once great coun­tries but in the last two decades they have changed rapidly for the worse.

Both coun­tries have the foun­da­tion to once again be­come great, but only if enough of us wake up and cre­ate the needed changes within our­selves first and then work with oth­ers to cre­ate change in our com­mu­ni­ties and on a na­tional level. Too many sup­port de­struc­tive ex­trem­ist left wing or right-wing ide­olo­gies and it is need­lessly tear­ing our so­ci­ety apart.

Op­pos­ing a fas­cist agenda does not mean that one should em­brace Marx­ism. Op­pos­ing the ir­ra­tional left does not! mean that one should sup­port cor­po­rate rule and en­vi­ron­ment de­struc­tion.

We must find the com­mon ground with each other and that is usu­ally the fam­ily. Vir­tu­ally ev­ery mother and fa­ther love their chil­dren at least on some level and want what is best for them. So, if we fo­cus not on pol­i­tics but what is best for chil­dren then we will be work­ing to­gether to­wards the same goal and not against each other.

As usual, please read this month's is­sue with an open mind and let us know what you think if you feel that we are wrong about some­thing.

This is­sue is ded­i­cated to chil­dren ev­ery­where.

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