“sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” – Juvenal “Satire VI,” lines 347–8
Luke 8:17 “Nothing is secret, that shall not be made manifest; or hidden, that shall not be evident.”
John 8:32 “And you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”
We were here in the beginning. We witnessed the rise and fall of alt Usenet, Ismaili.NET, Grey Lodge Review, AOL, Antiquities of the Illuminati, Hermetic Library, Lucky Mojo archives, Erowid, the metaphysical Yahoo! Groups, Deoxy.org, Coast to Coast AM, Dreamland, Art Bell, The Hour of the Time, and many other digital monuments. The media of the 20th century is obsolete.
Night Owl Media, an imprint of Leilah Publications, is a alternative media network for the 21st century. Night Owl is another digital step in the evolution of social media platforms: we call this paramedia. Our network’s content: Digital Media, publishing, art, satire, spirituality, Alt Conservatism, and social & political commentary. “sed quis custodiet ipsos custodes?” – Juvenal “Satire VI,” lines 347–8
“The very word ‘secrecy’ is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths, and to secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify it.”
“For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies primarily on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence — on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific, and political operations.”
“And that is why our press was protected by the First Amendment — the only business in America specifically protected by the Constitution — not primarily to amuse and entertain, not to emphasize the trivial and the sentimental, not to simply “give the public what it wants” — but to inform, to arouse, to reflect, to state our dangers and our opportunities, to indicate our crises and our choices, to lead, mold, educate, and sometimes even anger public opinion.
This means greater coverage and analysis of international news — for it is no longer far away and foreign but close at hand and local. It means greater attention to improved understanding of the news as well as improved transmission.”
-John F. Kennedy, “Address before the American Newspaper Publishers Association,” Waldorf-Astoria Hotel New York City, April 27, 1961