Here's some quick thoughts that ring so true are polar opposite of what we are told....
Contrary to popular belief of fanatical advocates, (those who need for you to compromise), compromise does not satisfy, but actually dissatisfies all involved.
Keeping yourself in the "middle of the road," leads to no other destination.
The hallmark of the intellectual is to deny intellect.
Young people go to college for the purpose of acquiring theoretical knowledge to guide them in practical application.
It's futile to fight against, if one does not know what one is fighting for.
Men cannot be enslaved politically until they are disarmed ideologically.
I found these truisms great fuel for thought. I hope they inspire thought for you as well!