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The God(s) Must Be Crazy!

20 Jun

The God(s) Must Be Crazy

2017 June 20

Anyone still believing in the primacy of a mystical, superstitious, utterly unproovable by any objective means, are the real crazies.
I can’t hope to equal the excellent treatment of religion Yuval Harari gives it, in his fantastic book, Sapiens“: p.210:  … all social orders and hierarchies are imagined, they are all fragile, and the larger the society, the more fragile it is. The crucial historical role of religion has been to give superhuman legitimacy to these fragile structures. …
… two distinct criteria:
1. Religions hold that there is a superhuman order, which is not the product of human whims or agreements. …
2. Based on this superhuman order, religion establishes norms and values that it considers binding. …
p. 228 The Worship of Man:…if we take into consideration natural-law religions, then modernity turns out to be an age of intense religious fervour, unparalleled missionary efforts, and the bloodiest wars of religion in history.  The modern age has witnessed the rise of new natural-law religions, such as liberalism, Communism, capitalism, nationalism, and Nazism.  These creeds do not like to be called religions, and refer to themselves as ideologies.  But this is just a semantic exercise.  If a religion is a system of human norms and values that is founded on belief in a superhuman order, then Soviet Communism was no less a religion than Islam.  …
p. 195 It’s for your own good:…  Evolution has made Homo sapiens. like other social mammals, a xenophobic creature.  Sapiens instinctively divide humanity into two parts, ‘we’ and ‘they’.  We are people like you and me, who share our language, religion and customs.  We are all responsible for each other, but not responsible for them.  We were always distinct from them, we owe them nothing.  We don’t want to see any of them in our territory, and we don’t care an iota what happens in their territory.  They are barely even human. …
p. 242 Blind Clio:… Ever more scholars see cultures as a kind of mental infection or parasite, with humans as its unwitting host.  Organic parasites, such as viruses, live inside the body of their host.  They multiply and spread from one host to the other, feeding off their hosts, weakening them, and sometimes killing them.  As long as the hosts live long enough to pass along the parasite, it cares little about the condition of its host.  In just this fashion, cultural ideas live inside the minds of humans.  They multiply and spread from one host to another, occasionally weakening the host and sometimes even killing them. – can compel a human to dedicate his or her life to spreading that idea, even at the price of death.  The human dies, but the idea spreads.   ….  … Successful cultures are those that excel in reproducing their memes, irrespective of the costs and benefits to their human hosts.  …  Similar arguments are common in the social sciences, under the aegis of game theory. Game theory explains how in multi-player systems, views  and behaviour patterns that harm all players nevertheless manage to take root and spread. …”
p. 236 The Worship of Man: “… in all frankness, how long can we maintain the wall separating the department of biology from the departments of law and political science?

I would like to refer to my first entry in this blog, “the sun in the sky” in which I suggest that where I suggest like everybody alive (who isn’t an alien)  that all of the molecules in my body (well, almost all of them) come from the sun, and eventually, very likely, all of my molecules will go back into that fascinating transmuter of matter, the sun.

I should also like to remind the reader how I suggest that modern multinational corporations match scientific tests for life, in the blog “the Corporate Entity – you’re trained to NOT think of it as alive“. 

It now occurs to me that our sun also satisfies these tests!

Reminds me of “Living on the sand” by Colter Wall.  I love that song!

When I listen to it, it in turn reminds me of Dean Cassady in Wayward, keeps on waking up on the sand in Chapter 10. Stranger.

Love the planet, reject religion or make reverence for the planet the cornerstone of your religion.

You think it hasn’t happened before? Governments faking terror attacks on their own citizens

2 Jun

I got the idea for this from The Coup, Then and Now – The Enemies of Humanity Try to Give Trump the JFK Treatment, (at the Saker)  By Anton Chaitkin

From the (U.S.) National Security Archive – “Pentagon Proposed Pretexts for Cuba Invasion in 1962

You can download the document at: Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff, Justification for US Military Intervention in Cuba [includes cover memoranda], March 13, 1962, TOP SECRET, 15 pp.

key pages, displayed below, 1, 8, 11, 12, but it is the very bottom of 11 (the 3rd doc below) and 12 (the 4th doc below) that should concern every citizen:

No comment by me.

It’s all in their own words.

Our 1st World Western Slaveries

19 May

Respect and peace for Chris Cornell (1964-2017), too short a time.

 

Our 1st World Western Slaveries – 2017 May 19th
modified from a comment at The Saker – Saudi America, by Jimmie Moglia

The USA, like western Europe and the Anzac and Canada, are slaveries, using (primarily) financial control mechanisms to utterly disempower (the spell-checker gives me the option of “disembowel”, interestingly appropriate) the 99%+.

Not even the bottom end of the top 1% can afford housing in Toronto,

(or Vancouver, or Sydney (AU), or Auckland (NZ), etc., etc., etc….)
I originally read this in a recent article at the CBC (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the national broadcaster in Canada), which I can no longer find, but found at: Global News , Huffington Canada , the Globe and Mail

New found perception management capability may not be thoroughly understood
We can notice, those paying attention, anyhow, the escalation of bullshit by the mainstream media, especially since 9/11, and the rapid growth into a mushroom cloud-like expansion into (what seems to me) obviously ridiculous story lines, covering the many gross hypocrisies of the conduct of the various agencies of governance against the ‘accepted’ public myth (agreed to lies).
While compelling the citizens to adopt the most powerful surveillance and perception management systems of known human history i.e. smartphones, the greedy, socio-pathic competing factions of the top 0.1% have become giddy and flippant in the use of these tools, and the pervasive self-censorship by political correctness, to quell dissent at the waking level of consciousness, I believe that a backdoor is being left unguarded, as the brutal waking consciousness manipulations create such a huge gulf between the waking consciousness and the sub-waking consciousness levels of our homo sapiens cognitive composites that the resultant extreme form of cognitive dissonance, is creating a rift that they themselves are already exploiting (for what else? more power/money).
But this door is getting larger and more vulnerable by the day, as the extreme use of media manipulations are inserted into the fragile waking-conscious minds of the people, like a junkie death-spiral.
The Western Deep Empire cabal, as referred to variously is just another part of the blaring hypocrisies, being foisted upon those, unlike many in this community, who haven’t even seen past the first thin film of facade, feckless victims.

The question is, what can be done to liberate the minds of the majority, which will likely be required to depose the slave-masters?

This is what the fine minds here could be spending energy on, to change it!

Symptoms of the pending fall of empire

9 May

Strong empires attacked from the outside may withstand, but those that are rotten within will fall, one way or another.

2017 May 9th
Symptoms of the pending fall of empire

 

I transcribed the list below from a small portion of the interview 1st/of 2 by Bonnie Faulkner of “Guns and Butter”, which I link via the Saker site.  At minute 31, geopolitical conditions/attributes of The Soviet Union, before its fall, are compared to the same for the (USA-championed) empire today (2017 May 9th).

The listed conditions include:

  1. bloated military budget – resulting in a paradoxically ineffective military
  2. huge, but ineffective intelligence community
  3. crumbling public infrastructure
  4. world record of per capita ratio of incarcerated people
  5. a propaganda machine
  6. internal dissident movements
  7. systematic use of violence against citizens
  8. tensions between the central authority and the regional administrations (in USA, the individual states)
  9. an industry that exports energy and weapons
  10. a population that is fearful of being spied on
  11. people who disagree with the public policies of the regime are defamed as ‘traitors’ and/or ‘spies’
  12. paranoia of external enemies
  13. over reach over the entire planet
  14. an awareness that the entire planet hates you
  15. a subservient press corps of prostitutes who never dare to ask the real questions
  16. a sky high rate of substance abuse
  17. a young generations which believes in nothing at all
  18. a educational system in free-fall (the Soviet system at the time of the dissolution of the Soviet Union was better than the current existing US educational system, and this is prior to the planned dissembling of the Trump administration)
  19. a disgust with politicians and politics in general
  20. massive prevailing amount of corruption at all levels of power

They continue; Bonnie reads a quote from a 2014 writing by the Saker. “The truth is the most powerful empire-buster ever invented. It brought down the USSR, and it will bring down the [empire] too; it is just a matter of time now.

Commenting on the French presidential election results, Ramin Mazaheri writes in his article, Macron wins – the 24% who voted for him rejoice, the rest sigh:
…My point is: Western society, and not just France, is fractured in a terrible, horrible way. The lack of unity – even if only perceived – is staggering for a region of the world enjoying such enormous relative prosperity. There is, clearly, a problem in their culture.

Cuba doesn’t have this problem. Nor China. Iran – once you get out of rich North Tehran – will almost certainly have a higher voter participation rate in their elections this month than France, and France’s is still among the highest in the West. …

I invite everyone, who is sick under the empire, wherever you are, Canada, U.S.A., western Europe, UK, and Anzac, in particular, to start organizing a resistence.

To start with, contact your ‘democratically’ elected representatives and respectfully tell them what you think of preparations for war.

France there is still time! Coalition of Opposites or Unification of the Resistance

1 May

Vive la résistance!

response submitted (2017 05 01 11h21 UTC-05:00) to the Saker article: “France’s Melenchon to serve as Le Pen’s Minister of Finance

Can ‘democracy’ re-invent itself and save society from the otherwise impending collapse?
I agree with the direction of the article:

“… shouldn’t – Melenchon work with Le Pen for the good of France if she is willing to make this political horse trade in return for his support? …”

In fact, Le Pen has a historic opportunity, she can actively recruit all, the non-mainstream candidates, and negotiate overall target policy, thus forming an actual coalition, to represent the majority, and working the mechanics of (so-called) democracy to attain (what you and I must agreed upon is ‘required’) change, within the system.

Antiquated polar political ideology references are obsolete and divisive, let’s leave them behind.
This ‘left’ and ‘right’ labeling is a tool being used to confuse and divide the opposition to the agencies of ‘the empire’, in each nation-state branch office.
What is critical is the formulation of policy elements from all of the non-‘mainstream’ candidates, which redress the social structures favouring the elite 0.1% at negative sum gain to the 99%.
Averting the insane march to WWIII that the elite 0.1% is now pursuing, should be a clear, definitive ‘slam-dunk’ with the people, who understand, even if only at a sub-conscious level, that the 99.9% will only get catastrophic negative outcomes from any global war.

Le Pen must know that clinging to repugnant dysfunctional ideological policy platform-components will disable her candidacy.
That being said, she doesn’t want to disillusion her base.
Yet, at the core of the Le Pan and Mélenchon policies, there seems little conflict, though certainly, on the core issue of immigration, work needs to be done, and compromises on both sides made.

But let’s not lose sight of the most significant policy objective, emancipation from the global hegemony, ruled by competing faction among the 0.1%!

Check out this link:

https://cooperatiedevrijemedia.nl/real-big-money-revelations-by-an-insider-video/

 

The Line Must Be Drawn – communications lines need to be established!

30 Apr

French flag over-layed on French electoral map

2017 April 30th

The 2017 French Presidential Election is a case study in demonstrating how factions of the 0.1% manipulate the determination of prime ‘elected’ policy-makers, in ‘western’, ‘first world’, ‘democracies’.
At first I was bummed out, realizing that just like in the case of the 2016 American presidential election, the ‘fix’ was made at an initial phase of the process, at a time when attention is less, and from less people. The election itself was irrelevant for the hegemony of top 0.1%, which largely controls assignment of the [all but nominal] head of state; the entire process was about keeping Bernie out.
Likewise in France, the entire process was about keeping Mélenchon out!
A clear pattern is emerging in the recent 5 years.
The manipulation is visible at the stage prior to the final balloting!

In the American election, the fix, which let us not forget, was visible to the people, during the primaries, when the DNC were actively fixing it systemically against Bernie, so that their pro-in-group candidate, Hillary would win it.

Now in the French election, it’s in the first round.

In Canadian federal elections, as with the British electoral system, the electoral process step preceding the general election is the party leader selection process, done on a party-by-party basis.  You have to be a party member to participate in this process, and the rules vary across the three main political parties.  The selection process of the party leader may take place years prior to a general election; there is much laxer scrutiny of these leadership contests.

The take-a-ways are:

  1. More people have to get involved in the process – THAT MEANS YOU!
  2. Independently validatable processes must be set up to monitor and scrutinize the party leadership selection process
  3. Processes and templates for challenging party leadership results at every challenging point*, must be devised, communicated, and readied in advance of the processes running; definitely prior to the convention, during which the final selection is made
  4. All irregularities must be challenged immediately via every challenging point and all legal means available

 

challenging points – all viable levels of legal challenge, i.e. Provincial, Federal, Federal Election, Supreme Court, etc. plus all other avenues, i.e. party governance, media/popular will, international court, etc.

Get LOUD! ~ Resistance – work for accountability at election time – France Presidential Election scam

25 Apr

Resistance Activities – The French 2017 Presidential Election scam

Flying submarines with The Saker
Reply comment to:
http://thesaker.is/le-pen-trump-arent-even-close-are-we-stuck-with-emmanuel-macr-obama/ from: claude on April 24, 2017 • at 6:09 pm UTC
As a French voter I agree with A. Mercouris’ analysis http://theduran.com/fading-le-pen-win-macron-victory-certain/, specifically his last 2 paragraphs:
“In saying this I should stress that I strongly doubt the ploy has actually fooled anyone. The reason Macron is now set to become President of France is not because anybody was genuinely fooled by the transparently false propaganda created around him. It is because a sufficiently large number of French voters willfully colluded in the deception, with the propaganda being their excuse – not their reason – for voting for Macron.
That shows that for all the talk of malaise in France there is still a sufficiently large number of French voters with a stake in the current system to preserve the status quo, thereby keeping it going at least for a while longer.”
The only thing we can hope is that future violence will not be a consequence of the acceptation of the deception.


… The only thing we can hope is that future violence will not be a consequence of the acceptation of the deception.

The entire ‘environment’ being created with the top 0.1%/sociopaths, is inevitably driving towards increased occurrences of violence.

Perhaps convincing the correctly alluded to … ” “…a sufficiently large number of French voters wilfully colluded in the deception, with the propaganda being their excuse – not their reason – … .” of the inevitability of the path, with the current trajectory, and guided by the executive branch of the top 0.1%

People have a natural fear of stepping out of the ordinary. In today’s environment, where real and fictitious fears are raining down, like psychological carpet-bombing, by competing agencies, amongst the top 0.1%, seeking to ‘get their fair share’ (gaming each other, because that is what they are, sociopathic ‘gamers’, gaming the system, and not even capable of stopping, even if the system is on the brink of collapse).

A better hope….
is to take actions to expose the grand lie, by capturing evidence of manipulations, and communicating it coherently and effectively to the “sufficiently large number of [all] …voters willfully…” colluding “…in the deception, with the propaganda…”.

These people need compassion (most of them), and assistance in unshackling them from the chains of this downloaded prison system of free thought.

Organize to identify better and more effective techniques in creating messaging that helps people out of the matrix.

The tiny minority has an almost zero probability of long term success, regardless of moral disposition.

giddyup

Get Loud – Resist the 0.1% destruction of everything!