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‘Lone wolf’ myth covers up possible Mossad role in New Zealand terrorist attack

Max Parry

Al Noor mosque, Christchurch, New Zealand.

Ever since the news broke on March 15 of two consecutive mass shootings at the Al Noor Mosque and Linwood Islamic Centre in Christchurch, New Zealand, corporate media has been determined to establish that suspect Brenton Tarrant acted alone in the terrorist attacks that took the lives of 50 innocent Muslim worshippers and wounded 50 others.

While mainstream media has been predictably eager to parade the tragedy as another chapter in the wave of rising Islamophobia and right-wing extremism globally, they have put equal effort into conscientiously avoiding any evidence that contradicts the ‘lone wolf’ theory they decided on in the initial hours following the first mass shooting in New Zealand since 1997.

Whenever terrorism is committed by Arabs or Muslims, the fourth estate is usually anxious to speculate whether or not the suspect is connected to a larger radical syndicate. However, the same scrutiny is seldom applied to white nationalists like Tarrant.

In fact, they are even hesitant to label it ‘terrorism’ at all, with everyone from The Daily Telegraph to the fanatical Zionist Rupert Murdoch’s Fox News settling for the choice words ‘mass shooting.’ While Tarrant denies being part of any group in his public declaration, he does hint that he is part of a broader extremist network:

I am not a direct member of any organization or group, though I have donated to many nationalist groups and have interacted with many more. No group ordered my attack, I make the decision myself. Though I did contact the reborn Knights Templar for a blessing in support of the attack, which was given.”

As many have noted, the “Knights Templar” is the name of an anti-Muslim militant group that another infamous right-wing terrorist, Anders Behring Breivik, claimed to belong to. During the 2011 Norway attacks, Breivik targeted a government building in the city of Oslo and a youth camp of the ruling Labour party on the island of Utøya in a sequential car bombing and mass shooting that killed a total of 77 people.

However, the media and prosecutors in Breivik’s trial were insistent that the group was fictional and the only possibility was that he was an ‘army of one’ while suffering from a psychiatric disorder, another trait that is apparently only applicable to white-skinned terrorists. There was no serious inquiry into whether he was part of a larger nexus, even though he had direct contact with groups like the English Defense League (EDL), the British far right Islamophobic group led by neo-fascist agitator Tommy Robinson.

Breivik was portrayed as a fundamentalist Christian but was curiously a member of the Norwegian Order of Freemasons, an organization with a history of ties to the espionage world and susceptible to infiltration because of its inherent secrecy. The original Knights Templar, or “Templars,” were a Christian army founded in the 10th century who initially shielded pilgrims voyaging to the Holy Land and later fought against Muslims during the Crusades while the name is drawn from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.

What has been downplayed by the yellow press is the specific brand of Islamophobic extremism that was the basis of Tarrant’s attacks. His ideology is revealed in a 73-page manifesto, entitled “The Great Replacement” in reference to the ‘white genocide’ theory held by white nationalist identitarians, which he dispatched less than ten minutes prior to the ambush in emails to several media outlets and Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s office.

While the corporate press is correct that Tarrant and Breivik clearly follow the practices of the anti-Islam xenophobic movement on the rise in Europe, North America and now Oceania, the key element they have deliberately avoided mentioning is a strong collective affinity for the state of Israel.

The coverage of Christchurch has repeated the same pattern displayed following the 2011 Norway attacks where the distinguishing characteristic of the extremism both culprits adhere to is of a staunchly pro-Zionist variety which has been decidedly overlooked. In the eight years between the two attacks, the pro-Israel European right has only augmented in size.

In his manifesto, Brenton Tarrant even boasted the unverified claim to have had “brief contact with Knight Justiciar Breivik” while taking “true inspiration” from him. His Norwegian idol had his own 1,500 page manifesto where Israel was approvingly name-dropped nearly 400 times while he declared:

So let us fight together with Israel, with our Zionist brothers against all anti-Zionists, against all cultural Marxists/multiculturalists.”

The combination of far right nationalism and support for Israel may seem like an unlikely combination, but it is an ideology shared by most of the Islamophobic and anti-immigrant political parties throughout Europe that have performed impressively well in European Parliament elections. These include Hungary’s Fidesz, the Italian League and Five Star Movement, the Flemish Flaams Belang, Poland’s Law and Justice, Belgian People’s Party, the Progress Party of Norway (of which Breivik was a member), True Finns Party, France’s National Rally, Alternative for Deutschland, and many others.

It is likely that Tarrant, like Breivik, is not anti-semitic and actually views Jews as ‘allies’ in a civilizational crusade against Islam. Just as Israel has helped orchestrate the US wars in the Middle East against its enemies that has contributed to the mass influx of refugees seeking asylum in the West, it has fostered the Islamophobic backlash to it by supporting the growing far right movement that is ascendant.

Following the tragedy in Christchurch, it was revealed that 28-year old Tarrant had traveled extensively throughout Europe, the Middle East and Asia, including to Afghanistan, Pakistan and even North Korea. The year prior, he also visited Israel for nine days, just as his fellow Christian Zionist Breivik had done several times prior to 2011. Tarrant’s journey in Europe included a stop in Ukraine, a hotbed of neo-Nazi activity and as it happens during the massacre he donned the SS wolf’s hook symbol used by the right wing paramilitary group Azov Battalion to which Israel has provided weapons support in its fight against pro-Russian separatists.

The blend of such considerable travel activity while stockpiling a cache of semi-automatic firearms with a digital footprint espousing his extremist views online makes the likelihood that Tarrant managed to remain under the radar of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (SIS) difficult to believe. It is especially doubtful they would be unable to detect him considering he was reportedly interviewed by New Zealand police prior to obtaining his firearms license in 2017.

Judging by the Facebook live-streamed video of the massacre shot by the suspect himself wearing a GoPro head-mounted camera that resembled a first-person shooter video game shows he was no amateur and possibly professionally trained as a militant. Given his extensive travel and the apparent expertise used to carry out the attacks, there are many legitimate questions about how his ventures were sponsored and whether he had accomplices.

Police found undetonated car bombs in addition to his arsenal and believe he was planning on carrying out a third attack with them. What was he doing in his travels? Was he really able to finance everything alone using crypto-currency investments as purported by the media? He could very well have been a patsy in a larger plot or received support from abroad. For instance, from a certain national intelligence service whose notorious motto is “for by cunning stratagems, you wage war.”

Mossad covert operations have been exposed several times over the years violating New Zealand’s sovereignty and international law which caused a series of diplomatic rows between the two countries. Most recently was in 2011 following a 6.2 magnitude earthquake in Christchurch which caused significant damage to the city and killed 185 people, coincidentally the very same week as the attacks in Norway by Anders Breivik.

Incredibly, a stone structure of a building collapsed onto a van during the earthquake which killed a man inside who turned out to be an Israeli national. His death accidentally unearthed a ring of Mossad agents after the man was discovered with multiple fake passports and USB flash drives which contained confidential data believed to have been illegally downloaded from the New Zealand police’s national computer system.

The other agents in the Israeli sleeper cell were able to flee the country less than a day after his body was discovered, probably to avoid the fallout that occurred after an earlier incident in the country just a few years prior. In 2004, two Israeli men who turned out to be Mossad agents were arrested trying to obtain fraudulent passports and travel documentation that included stealing the identity of a quadriplegic. The two men were subsequently jailed for six months for engaging in criminal enterprise.


Pictured: Uriel Zosha Kelman, an Israeli spy, arrives in court in disguise in 2004 (left) / Zev Barkan, another spy (right).

Mossad seemed to have developed a habit of revealing themselves in light of the infamous arrest of five of its agents in Secaucus, New Jersey on the morning of September 11th, 2001 by the FBI who were tipped off that a group of men were observed suspiciously dancing and celebrating while watching the WTC towers ablaze and collapsing across the Hudson River.

The “dancing Israelis” were found with $5,000 in cash which raised suspicions while their vehicle was traced to a shady moving company called Urban Moving Systems that was suspected to be a front for an intelligence operation after their headquarters was abandoned and its owner, Dominick Suter, immediately fled to Israel following their apprehension. During their two month detention, the CIA intervened and halted the probe while the agents were subsequently deported in a deal with the Israeli government for overstaying their visas but not before it was confirmed that at least two of the men were intelligence officers and no ordinary moving company employees.

The world was briefly reminded of this mysterious case when Donald Trump as a presidential candidate in 2016 made the wild exaggeration that on 9/11 he had personally observed “thousands of Muslims” celebrating the destruction of the Twin Towers across the river in New Jersey. It is likely that Trump mixed up two different reports from 9/11, one of Reuters footage widely circulated by major networks of a small group of Arabs in East Jerusalem celebrating the attacks and the reports about the Israelis arrested in New Jersey who were initially believed to have been of “Middle Eastern appearance” and descent.

One wonders if Trump would accurately recall his other observations that morning now that he is in the service of his Saudi and Israeli masters. Needless to say, this widely suppressed story which should have been front page news led many to rightly suspect there was prior knowledge and even direct involvement among Israeli intelligence in the 9/11 attacks, along with a trove of other evidence.

A Mossad agent hides his face in court during the 2004 Israel-New Zealand passport scandal

The New Jersey cell were also in possession of foreign passports. Mossad has typically used fake passports, including that of Australians and Kiwis, regularly for its clandestine operations and carrying out assassinations like the 2010 targeted killing of Hamas official Mahmoud al-Mabhouh in Dubai which one of the spies apprehended in New Zealand, Zev Barkan, was involved in. After the arrest of the two spooks in New Zealand in 2004, the government imposed diplomatic sanctions against Israel and temporarily severed high-level contacts between the two countries in what became a significant diplomatic rift. WikiLeaks diplomatic cables revealed that the U.S. was not at all pleased.

Relations had returned to normal between the countries until December 2016 when along with Malaysia, Senegal, Venezuela and others, New Zealand co-sponsored the controversial United Nations Security Council Resolution 2334 which condemned Israeli settlements in occupied Palestinian territories during the last months of the Obama administration. The same motion briefly became mired in the Trump-Russia investigation when former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn pled guilty to lying to the FBI about lobbying activities related to the resolution during the transition between administrations on behalf of Israel.

The Trump White House has since proven to be the most fanatically Zionist presidency since the foundation of the Jewish state in 1948. Over the years, New Zealand has shown a willingness to stand up to Jerusalem and its brazen disregard for international law that other nations could learn from. Despite being a small nation, it has played an important role in pro-Palestinian activism and the prospect of Palestinian statehood just as it did in protesting South African Apartheid in the 1980s.

In 2018, when New Zealand-born popular musician Lorde canceled a concert in Tel Aviv in solidarity with the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) movement, she became the target of vicious Zionist smear campaign which saw right-wing Trumpist Rabbi Schmuley Boteach take out a full-page ad in The Washington Post denouncing her as a bigot while a $13,000 lawsuit was filed by the Mossad-linked Shurat HaDin lawfare NGO. Meanwhile, unlike Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison, Jacinda Ardern has been critical of the Trump administration’s move of the U.S. embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, stating it undermines the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

New Zealand’s relatively even-handed foreign policy has likely rattled the Zionists and their far right Islamophobic counterparts in the West and it is possible that it is viewed as a threat to the interests of Israel and the U.S. The feasibly manufactured terrorist attack against New Zealand has greatly disrupted the small country, a state which in 2018 had its lowest homicide rate in 40 years and averages well below 100 murders per year, making this attack an extremely rare occurrence for the peaceful country.

In light of the attacks on the mosques in Christchurch, it could now end up acquiring the police state model of the U.S. and Israel as part of the global ‘War on Terror.’ The country immediately issued a ban on semiautomatic weapons following the tragedy in a disturbing rollback of civil liberties while engaging in an unprecedented censorship effort to criminalize sharing and possession of Tarrant’s manifesto and video. Prior to Breivik’s perpetration of the attacks in Norway, there had been significant political tensions between Oslo and Jerusalem in the months leading up to the violence due to Norway’s intent to recognize a Palestinian state and the circumstances in relations between New Zealand and Israel prior to Christchurch is eerily reminiscent.

Israel has a storied history of being a state sponsor of international terrorism as well as the use of ‘false flag’ operations to achieve its political objectives, most notably in the 1954 Lavon Affair, codenamed Operation Susannah, where the Aman branch of its military intelligence services recruited Egyptian nationals to commit bombings to be blamed on the Muslim Brotherhood in order to maintain desired British military presence in Egypt.

It continues such cloak-and-dagger tactics to this day with the use of terror proxies such as the Kurdistan Free Life Party (PJAK) and Mojahedin-e-Khalq (MEK) to undermine Iran, as well as the arming and funding of al-Qaeda affiliated Syrian jihadist groups against the Assad government. If it is willing to co-sponsor radical Islamists with its ally Saudi Arabia to attack their mutual regional enemies, now that the ruling Likud Party has made strange bedfellows with far right Islamophobes in the West it is within the realm of possibility it would continue to do the same especially when the victims are Arab or Muslim.

Regardless of whether or not there turns out to be any Mossad fingerprints discovered on the Christchurch shootings, if the world is serious about confronting the emerging far right internationally it must be willing to accurately diagnose the phenomenon. One of its most distinctive attributes is its Christian Zionism and a shared belief that the Bible gives Israel evidential right to Palestinian land and that Jews are inherently non-indigenous to Europe.

The ever-expanding colonization of the West Bank and Gaza has solidified Israel’s nationalist foundations, especially now that Arabic has been removed as a second official language and the passing of the 2018 Nationality Law defining Israel as an ethno-nationalist state with Arabs officially second-class citizens. If Israel did not directly participate in the 9/11 attacks by infiltrating the al-Qaeda cell in Hamburg, Germany and directing the airplane hijackings as many legitimately suspect, it has certainly facilitated the U.S. wars in the Middle East against its regional enemies and now it is nurturing the Islamophobic far right in the West hostile to the flood of displaced refugees fleeing them.

Israeli policy has principally benefited from all this but one can only expect the hasbaric retaliation of ‘anti-Semitism’ smears like those against UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn and U.S. Congresswoman Ilhan Omar of Minnesota for pointing this out. In the meantime, the Russiagate hoax has deflected attention away from Jerusalem toward Moscow in regards to foreign cultivation of the growing far right nationalist movement in the West. One hopes the recent bust of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report will put some of the distraction to rest and shift the speculation toward Israel where it belongs.

Finally, the political confusion of zealots like Tarrant needs to be addressed as entirely predictable instead of as unintended consequences of the War on Terror and the financial crisis. Recently, 2020 Democratic U.S. Presidential candidate Andrew Yang became the subject of establishment-led smears simply for acknowledging verifiable facts about declining birth-rates of white Americans where he was vilified as adjoining with the views of those like Tarrant. Yet these statistics designated by race that Yang recognized are expressions of the results of class conflict while genuine anger is being misdirected toward immigrants instead of capital and its never-ending changes in labor demands.

This is the cycle which must be broken if this holy war between the West and Islam stirred up by Zionists or what the orientialist Samuel Huntington called the ‘clash of civilizations’ is to end. If not, we cannot only expect the U.S. empire to continue its downward slide and its fear of a multipolar world to culminate in an internecine that will turn the whole world into a tragedy like Christchurch.

Independent journalist and geopolitical analyst. My work has appeared in CounterPunch, Greanville Post, OffGuardian, Global Research, Dissident Voice, and more. Max may be reached at maxrparry@live.com

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Independent journalist and geopolitical analyst. My work has appeared in CounterPunch, Greanville Post, OffGuardian, Global Research, Dissident Voice, and more. Max may be reached at maxrparry@live.com

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Antonym
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Antonym

When are we going to review the 50,000 dancing Islamists in Pakistan on 9/11?

different frank
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different frank

Antonym, you scripts are poor. Ask your team leader for a better one.

mark delmege
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mark delmege

conflating all that with NZ is just dumb shit.

Tigger
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Tigger

Funnily enough, Mark. I made a similar list before even reading the article. viz. #1. Several years back Mossad operatives were found to be travelling on fake New Zealand passports. #2. The Christchurch earthquakes uncovered an active Mossad cell in that city. #3. After the letter from two NZ women to Linda Lousadi (?) that led her to cancel a performance in Israel, that country ‘declared war’ on New Zealand. #4. The terrorist spent some time in Israel before travelling to New Zealand. I have also read somewhere that he has Jewish connections, but this may be speculation only. HOWEVER… Read more »

BillyBakke
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BillyBakke

This article brings to mind Umberto Echo’s book Foucault’s Pendulum (maybe its the whole Knights Templar shenanigans) with its smorgasbord of cherry picked links, speculation, supposition and a whole load of unjoined dots. All of which are needed to back up the clickbait headline. The author notes the terrorist Tarrant may or may not have been a pro-Zionist because Brevik was and so is every Euro far right organisation that said author can think of, including the laughable EDL and the clown that is Tommy Robinson (who left the EDL years ago). And the Fivestar Movement pro-Zionist really? And look… Read more »

flaxgirl
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Well said.

Barbara McKenzie
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Mossad is a deflection. There has been much careful analysis of footage and manifesto, without claiming a Mossad connection. Mosad makes it all about antisemitism and facilitates even more censorship.

Norman Pilon
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You beat me to it, Billy: a ‘smorgasbord of cherry picked links, speculation, supposition and a whole load of unjoined dots.’ That’s exactly how it reads to me . . . And indeed, as the most likely and most plausible ‘explanation,’ as intimated by Parry himself, intentionally or not, maybe the outrage comes down to nothing more than ‘the political confusions of the zealot, Tarrant,’ that is to say, if the broader social, economic, and political context in which this tragedy occurred are completely ignored. It’s not as if what happened in Christchurch didn’t happen in a society that at… Read more »

flaxgirl
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The blend of such considerable travel activity while stockpiling a cache of semi-automatic firearms with a digital footprint espousing his extremist views online makes the likelihood that Tarrant managed to remain under the radar of the New Zealand Security Intelligence Service (SIS) difficult to believe. It is especially doubtful they would be unable to detect him considering he was reportedly interviewed by New Zealand police prior to obtaining his firearms license in 2017. Doubtful that NZSIS didn’t know about it? Hilarious. As it was clearly a staged event with the same hallmarks seen in the UK, the US, Canada, Oz,… Read more »

Barbara McKenzie
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Thank you Flaxgirl! All this talk of Mossad will serve to divert attention from the essential issues, which are whether the event was a black op., and if so exposing it, whether anyone was murdered, and the extent to which the NZ government is involved. Judging by the world-wide clampdown – Mike Adams own video platform, Brighteon that he founded to get away from censorship was threatened! – Jacinda Ardern has some very powerful friends. Focusing on Mossad makes it all about antisemitism and facilitates censorship. I’m looking hard at anyone pushing the Mossad story, frankly.

mark
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mark

There’s no point trying to whitewash the unparalleled record of Zionist Terror over more than seven decades. Murders of distinguished figures like Count Bernadotte, UN Envoy, who had put his life on the line during WW2 to save persecuted Jews. Or the British High Commissioner. Or the murder attempts against the British prime minister and foreign secretary, to give just a few random examples from a very long list.. Mass casualty terror attacks and false flag attacks directed against their most servile Shabbos goys. USS Liberty. 9/11. Lavon Affair, again, to name just a few of very, very many. With… Read more »

flaxgirl
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You misunderstand me, mark. Focus can be put on Israel as a distraction technique that is completely irrelevant to who Israel is, what they’ve done and what they are doing. Completely irrelevant. Propaganda can actually be the truth but it’s how the information is used that makes it propaganda. For example, Lee Harvey Oswald said, “I’m just a patsy.” This was absolutely the truth but this statement was scripted and used as propaganda to make skeptics of the official story think that Oswald saying this provided a reason to bump him off. No! They faked his death and this is… Read more »

flaxgirl
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Yes, Barbara, whenever I see Israel pushed where you can see that whatever their involvement they’re not primary I’m very suspicious too, especially, with regard to 9/11 – I mean, I know they were obviously heavily involved but the main perps are rogue elements within the US government and bureaucracy (no doubt, many of whom are dual US/Israeli nationals) and it is they who need to be focused on. There is absolutely no doubt that it was a black op. As it’s obvious no one died (almost always no one dies in covert operations I don’t think, except assassinations and… Read more »

Barbara McKenzie
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Thank you flaxgirl. Fortunately your website is still alive – the videos you’ve linked are not. As I said, NZ suddenly seems to have powerful friends – very flattering …

flaxgirl
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Barbara, This video works just as well – https://153news.net/watch_video.php?v=5NH44NNWADB8. Also, you can simply go to 153news.net and click on Christchurch on left to see all videos on that subject. If the link doesn’t work first time try again, sometimes it’s not very responsive. The site is just an individual doing the best they can – nothing like YT.

flaxgirl
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And just to add. While the lives were spared on the day of the catalytic event in the case of both Pearl Harbour and 9/11, so very many more lives were lost afterwards. That’s human logic for you.

Bootlyboob
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Bootlyboob

I was watching this as it was reported and supposedly there were multiple suspects. Now there’s only one? Possibly misreported because he was on the move.

Anyways, I’m completely sick of this whole narrative of the world being run by communists and these communist Marxists are all Leftist Jews. It’s the most batshit crazy idea I’ve ever heard. They’re sitting at home posting this shit on Youtube and Facebook (which they call Leftist by the way) like parrots. Maybe that’s the point. It’s not meant to make sense.

flaxgirl
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And yes it’s not meant to make sense. They always inform us of their staging through things that don’t add up, smiling grievers, unbelievability, etc. Always.

Barbara McKenzie
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Totally agree. Anti-vax friend said a year or two back something like, they like you to know that they know that you know. Since then, that thought has recurred in multiple situations. They know you are powerless – increasingly powerless, thanks to assets like Jacinda 1984 Ardern

different frank
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different frank

And strangely, shoes

flaxgirl
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There’s often multiple suspects, Bootlyboob. That’s a feature of staged events. They had them in Sandy Hook and Las Vegas too – no doubt others that I can’t think of or am not aware of.

different frank
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different frank

Like your website btw

Antonym
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Antonym

Forgotten are other ‘lone wolf” attacks in the West: the 2018 Totonto shooting or even the 18 March 2019 Utrecht shooting
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2018_Toronto_shooting
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Utrecht_tram_shooting

Non-Western origin perps plus native Western victims, so not news worthy for the Left in the West nor the MSM !
If only they would study what Islamist do to the Left when obtaining power (Iran 1988 executions).

Wilmers31
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Wilmers31

It was never credible to assume that Israel, Mossad, NSA, 5eyes would NOT monitor and infiltrate all groups. The back story of Tarrant was never credible, either.

The kind of money he spent could not have come from legit sources. Would the Australian or NZ tax office issue a general statement? No, all silent. It will soon be under super-injunction, the censorship tool that is tighter than the Stalin regime.

flaxgirl
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Exactly.

Sandy Robertson
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Sandy Robertson

For fuck sake, Tommy Robinson is NOT the leader of the EDL!!! And he is not a fascist. He is well known to have QUIT the EDL over six years ago precisely BECAUSE he objected to far-right agitators taking it over.

BillyBakke
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BillyBakke

I agree Sandy, the obsession with Tommy Robinson in the English press, to me, is a perfect example of the establishments tried and tested policy of divide and rule. God forbid that we have any working class movements in England. There may be a large element of tribalism within movements such as the EDL and the FLA and they do in the bell curve of their support attract some unsavoury far right elements but they are in no way facist organisation. Collective, grass roots power must always be destroyed by those in established power and their lackeys in the MSM.… Read more »

different frank
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different frank

Just a racist cokehead then.

Arrby
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The author may or may not know that Knights Templar is a branch of Freemasonry. They are explicitly Christian (which doesn’t at all bring them approval from Jesus Christ). If she is aware, that’s simply not clear from the way she discusses the Knights Templar, even though she correctly notes that the name refers to the Temple in Jerusalem. As for Jacinda Ardern, she’s no hero in my view. (See “NZ Threatens 10 Years In Prison For ‘Possessing’ Mosque Shooting Video; Web Hosts Warned, ‘Dissenter’ Banned” by Tyler Durden – http://archive.is/61wd6#selection-677.0-677.108) This article is a good complement to William Craddick’s… Read more »

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dfhdnjdn

ANTIPODES: DOWN UNDER & OVER THE TOP includes video – 1 minute 26 seconds The Prime Minister of New Zealand received great praise for wearing a hijab when she visited the survivors of the attack; since then, she has continued to wear the hijab in numerous public appearances. For this she has won continued praise. Many non-Muslim women, too, have emulated her, wearing hijabs in solidarity with Muslims, showing their hijabbed selves on Instagram, together with virtue-signaling sentiments of solidarity (“we are with you”), or identity (“we are you”), each text more treacly than the last. And in Australia, too,… Read more »

Arrby
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All such head covering disgusts me. If she is wearing it freely, fine. But they wear it because they are in fear of displeasing their family, friends and community if they don’t. Therefore, It’s oppression. It’s mild, but it’s still oppression. As long as you bring the subject up…

Tigger
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Tigger

I suppose you’re disgusted by our Queen as well, then. :>)) But as for your comment on ‘oppression’ – I’ve travelled to North Africa and the Middle East over the past 20 or so years and it has become noticeable that the headscarf has become more popular amongst the young women of late – never more so than when America has bombed or otherwise attacked Middle Eastern countries. Another trend, seen in Lebanon and here in the UK where I now live, is the ‘fashion hijab’, where extremely attractive and heavily made up women wear designer scarves, surmounted by sunglasses… Read more »

Arrby
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Is head covering the ‘only’ trend. Anyway, I have my view of the matter. Oppression is oppression. The UK Queen? She’s a parasite. And she has nothing to do with what we’re talking about.

mark
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mark

Yes, let’s ban all religious symbols, turbans, crucifixes, niqabs, dreadlocks, skull caps, prayer shawls. Odd how all these people who found it so offensive Ardern was wearing a head scarf had no problems with Blair, Trump and Co. prancing about in kippahs.

Alliyah Brown
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Alliyah Brown

Oh, oppression? You mean how most women won’t go out to a party without putting on some makeup because it wouldn’t be accepted by family, friends and the community? What a laugh. Hundreds of thousands of Muslim women wear the hijab because they WANT to, because they force society to see them for their intelligence and not the size of their lips, breasts or buttocks! But hey, keep telling yourself they are oppressed if it makes you feel better.

Arrby
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No.

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dfhdnjdn

“Breivik was portrayed as a fundamentalist Christian but was curiously a member of the Norwegian Order of Freemasons, an organization with a history of ties to the espionage world and susceptible to infiltration because of its inherent secrecy. The original Knights Templar, or “Templars,” were a Christian army founded in the 10th century who initially shielded pilgrims voyaging to the Holy Land and later fought against Muslims during the Crusades while the name is drawn from the Temple Mount in Jerusalem.” 1. There is not, nor has there ever been a ‘fundamentalist Christian’ mass murderer. Either the crime was committed… Read more »

Arrby
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How many books on Freemasonry have you read? I can’t count the number I have read. And I’m not wrong because you ‘say’ so. I recommend Stephen Knight’s books, along with Martin Short’s (faulty but good) book that used much of the late Knight’s research. Actual freemasons, namely the ones who built the cathedrals of Europe, were indeed Catholic. The later usurpers of the work-related customs of the Catholic stone masons were not Catholic and were interested, for the purposes of assembling their cult or order, in Temple symbology and in using techniques (secret handshakes etc, meant originally to determine… Read more »

dfhdnjdn
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dfhdnjdn

Read more. None of that makes them Christian.

Arrby
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We don’t even know who or what “them” refers to. If you’re referring to authors, What do you know without even asking me what books? Do you know who Stephen Knight and Martin Short are? Do you know whether they were pro or anti Masonic? Are you saying that good people can’t write about bad people? Don’t tell God.

Arrby
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Agreed. None of that makes them purple spaghetti either.

Robert J.
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Robert J.

> Freemasonary and biblical Protestantism has never been compatible. Wrong. Not to make a big point out of it, secondary stuff in the context of this article. An ancestor of mine, a good number of generations ago, who was born a Catholic, became an atheist and married into a militant atheist family of Freemasons. As such he became a rather famous character for his humanistic activities. At some point in life, though, he discovered his own spiritual values and converted to Protestantism (possibly of the Anglican creed, I’m not sure). He then founded his own freemasonic lodge. Those were the… Read more »

Andrew Mcguiness
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Andrew Mcguiness

So long as we’re quibbling, the Anglican church isn’t Protestant. The Creef has, ‘I believe in one apostolic and catholic church …’. Apparently, the distinguishing tenet is belief in the transubstiation of the host at communion.

dfhdnjdn
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dfhdnjdn

None of that makes them Christians. You need to read more.

Robert J.
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Robert J.

Huh?

Arrby
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Freemasonry was never anything other than pagan (without God) and darkness. (A lot of people have Masonic family members and friends. That doesn’t make Masonry righteous. I have a friend who knew that Masonry was off, but joined anyway, solely for gain. I had a foster father, a great guy [relatively speaking] who was a Mason. A friend’s dad was a Mason. Similarly, almost everyone has a friend or family member in the military and what is the military good for?) Even so, Masons should be as free to practice their religion (depending) as other religionists are. But their oaths,… Read more »

mark
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mark

Freemasonry is a form of devil worship. I have known a number of committed Christians who left Freemasonry when they realised its true nature.

binra
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Deceit works into any mind that sets itself above others. So it may be that you have a point with Freemasonry as a structure of elite or exclusive ‘knowledge’ – but I don’t accept smear as true just because someone says so. I can also see a usurping and distortion of Jesus life and teaching by a mind under fear that regards itself ‘Christian’. So calling out the ‘devil’ may be where the devil most cunningly hides. Looking first to our own vigilance feels the core message, rather than ‘mapping out’ others as mass targets for pre judgement of denial… Read more »

Arrby
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Indeed. It is an overt form of Devil worship. Most of the world worships the Devil.

Mucho
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Mucho

This essential talk from Christopher Bollyn is full of amazing evidence of how the Zionist led “War on Terror” actually began life in the 70s at a conference in Israel and became “operational” on 9/11. This truly is a must watch presentation

Christopher Bollyn “The War on Terror among Truth Seekers” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PuOsiMVlMBw

The interview with former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barack on the morning of 9/11 which Bollyn discusses is here

Robert J.
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Robert J.

I’m quite prepared to believe in secret operations, false flags, assassinations perpetrated here and there, in other words anything sleazy committed by Israel, directly or indirectly. A Palestinian friend of mine who knew his thing once explained to me how easily the Israeli could squeeze the balls of some obscure imam and have him brainwash some young sod into going out and suicide-bombing his way about. I have no doubts either regarding the connections between Israel and the ultra-right, even and especially the established brands — viz. reborn-Xristian–for-the-occasion Bolsonaro’s come to power. In this case, however, there is one slight weakness in… Read more »

Jen
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Jen

“… But what could be the point when the victims belong exactly to those Israel generally speaking considers as its enemies, as in Christchurch, or even in Breivik’s case? …” I should think the point depends on what the end objective might be: if the objective is to pressure New Zealand into adopting laws that ban or restrict free speech or which have the effect of victimising particular groups like Muslims or extremist groups advocating white supremacy and relaxed gun laws, and the New Zealand government does indeed start moving in that direction, then whoever cooked up the idea and… Read more »

Tigger
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Tigger

“That there seems to be nothing in the attack for Mossad to profit from could be the perfect rationale for Mossad to carry it out, especially if the attack is intended as one stage in an ongoing plan not intended to be straightforward for most people to follow.”

You make good sense. it could well be an attempt to radicalise young Muslims and lead THEM to commit retaliatory offences – not only in New Zealand but worldwide.

If so, it’s been a spectacular failure. Hurrah for my lovely compatriots.

Robert J.
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Robert J.

Makes sense, possibly, if you’re a Brit. But for any commoner outside of Britain, especially in the Catholic world, the religion of Britain is “Protestant”.

Robert J.
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Robert J.

If it were the US or some other nation of a geopolitical importance, quite possibly. But considering the size of New Zealand, its location on the planet, its little relevance in the average human being’s consciousness, sorry, I don’t buy it.

Small addition: recently I read (can’t remember where that was…) about New Zealand being a favourite place for some US billionaires to take refuge the day “the world ends”. You think “they” would want to do that to those guys, ruin their silly rich dream?

Jen
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Jen

From Max Parry’s post: “… Tarrant’s journey in Europe included a stop in Ukraine, a hotbed of neo-Nazi activity and as it happens during the massacre he donned the SS wolf’s hook symbol used by the right wing paramilitary group Azov Battalion to which Israel has provided weapons support in its fight against pro-Russian separatists …” Elsewhere in other news: Ben Norton, “Israel Is Arming Ukraine’s Blatantly Neo-Nazi Militia the Azov Battalion” (July 2018) https://therealnews.com/stories/israel-is-arming-ukraines-blatantly-neo-nazi-militia-the-azov-battalion John Brown,”Rights Groups Demand Israel Stop Arming neo-Nazis in Ukraine” https://www.haaretz.com/israel-news/rights-groups-demand-israel-stop-arming-neo-nazis-in-the-ukraine-1.6248727 Israel could have reasons to instigate trouble aiming at dividing and polarising New Zealand… Read more »

Arrby
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“Two more quick remarks. Max Parry may know some things, but to associate the Italian Five Star Movements with the Zionist and islamophobic ultra-right scum shows a crass ignorance of the most basic facts.” I wondered about that too. I just figured he knew something I don’t. I’m not an expert on the 5 Star Movement, but what I recalled was that it was a movement of non establishment activists.

lynette cracknell chaplin
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lynette cracknell chaplin

As a supporter of the 5 star movement, I can assure you that they are NOT supporters of zionism or islamophobic.

Arrby
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Acknowledged.

Antonym
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Antonym

Your “fireworks” travelled 50 miles / 80 km to “empty land” in North Tel Aviv with 7 wounded https://www.aljazeera.com/news/2019/03/people-wounded-rocket-attack-central-israel-1903250410s26437.html

Clever move from Hamas to distract any attention from their own domestic street violence now inside Gaza, as you can blame the sure Israeli retaliation as bad. Not that Western MSM & blogs like these need any help in their analysis as the culprit has been determined in advance, again and again and again: the Juice.

mark
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mark

Hamas was created by Israel. They even gave it guns – the old Zionist ploy of divide and rule, using hard line Islamists, to undermine Arafat.
This latest trouble is a transparent election stunt by Netanyahu, to divert attention from corruption scandals.
In just one of their many Gaza pogroms, 20,000 tons of bombs supplied completely free by the stooge goys were dropped, a higher explosive yield than Hiroshima. .
But of course to Israel’s Fifth Column abroad, any reaction to their increasingly brutal, racist terror is “terrorism.”

Antonym
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Antonym

And still the Gazan population exploded, that is in numbers of new babies.
What is the reverse of genocide?

mark
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mark

Maybe that’s why the Zionist Cabinet Minister, Shaked, called for all Palestinian mothers to be exterminated, so that no Palestinian children could be born. Or why the Times Of Israel, a national newspaper, quite openly advocated genocide, for the “Palestinian people to be exterminated at concentration camps in the desert.” Or why Israeli rabbis called for Palestinian children to be murdered. Don’t worry, pal, all the shabbos goys like Theresa “Je Suis Juif” May, Boris “I Am A Fervent Zionist” Johnson, and Tom “I Am A Proud Zionist” Watson, will make sure the IDF Kiddie Killers get all the British… Read more »

Makropulos
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Makropulos

It seems that Israel is far outstripping the rest of the world in technology. They now have the capacity to create bombs that create explosions of babies!

Haltonbrat
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Haltonbrat

Israel are the terrorists and always have been. The world should definitely be boycotting these Israel psychopaths who kill Palestinians at random as part of their genocide.

different frank
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different frank

HAMAS. The One that Israel bankrolled. That HAMAS?

Antonym
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Antonym

As you believe that the Zionists are behind everything, you must also be one of them…..

different frank
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different frank

Just stating a fact Antonym.

Pesky Puss
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Pesky Puss

It really annoys me that HAMAS is brought into the equation as a bogey-man. You may or may not like them but they are political party, democratically elected to power. They filled a vacuum created by the fact that the PLO or whoever which runs the West Bank is venal and corrupt and has sold the rights of the Palestinians for a schilling. And what has ”cooperating” with Israel brought them – all of them will be in Gaza-like Bantus very soon. It’s death by strangulation or on-off strangulation. The STERN and IRGUN terrorist gangs’ handiwork won the Israelis’ power,… Read more »

Robert J.
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Robert J.

Yep.

BigB
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BigB

“The crisis consists precisely in the fact that the old is dying and the new cannot be born; in this interregnum a great variety of morbid symptoms appear.” “It would be extremely naive to expect the dominant classes to develop a type of education that would enable subordinate classes to perceive social injustices critically.” “The history of education shows that every class which has sought to take power has prepared itself for power by an autonomous education. The first step in emancipating oneself from political and social slavery is that of freeing the mind.” Quotes from two of the greatest… Read more »

Arrby
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Education is a big factor. I like the quotes. But there’s also free will. Anyone decent, educated and without compulsion, or much compulsion, can up and change his or her mind at any time about anything. It’s a free universe. One day Chomsky is defending the weak. The next, he’s blathering about Assad’s (non existent) barrel bombs. And you ‘can’ sell your soul, which means that you can choose to stop doing evil, after selling your soul, but that doesn’t mean that your everlasting fate (which includes termination) can be changed back to a good one. And what will be… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

One day Chomsky is defending the weak. The next, he’s blathering about Assad’s (non existent) barrel bombs. As other people have observed, really effective disinformation should be about 90% true. If it’s all lies, even stupid people will eventually start to notice. It’s the positive re-enforcement derived from the factual part corresponding with actually existing reality, that keeps people coming back for the fake news. However, there can be no one-size-fits-all disinfo campaign, without risking the loss of large parts of the audience. The ratio of factual and counter-factual content, must be adjusted according to where on the ignorant/educated spectrum… Read more »

Arrby
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That’s assuming that Chomsky was always fake. I personally don’t believe that.

binra
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If he believed challenging 911 would undo his reputation and a lifetime’s work, he may have been self-protectively aligned with a mis-step that then rendered him a captured opposition.
While there could be different ways that some subjects become a no go area the end result is we self-censor.
I feel that the framework of politics expanded or if you like the goalposts have been moved.
No need to invest in demonising a fallen idol – if such he revealed himself to be.

milosevic
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milosevic
milosevic
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milosevic

I don’t suppose that he’s completely fake, even now. It’s an interesting question, how he explains or rationalizes to himself what he’s doing, and to what extent the fakery is externally directed, rather than the result of unconscious biases, or a mistaken understanding of how power actually operates.

https://ratical.org/ratville/JFK/HWNAU/letterToVJS.html#partIb

Arrby
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Indeed. We can only speculate on most of that. I have my own theories, based on observation. I have dozens of books by and about Chomsky. I realized that while he critiques establishment news and scholarship, he has a relationship with those sources, and a bias against new alternative/progressive media, and may not always – nowadays especially, as he ages and possibly relies on others for research and info – see fake news for what it is. Now, If the State sees that, Imagine how easy it would be to plant info in fake alternative/progressive org like The Nation or… Read more »

Ramdan
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Ramdan

This deconstruction can only take place by the individual questioning the very basis of its thought process. As this seldom happens, discussion of humanity’s current state of affairs remains constricted to the limits of the prevailing fallacy…
Unfortunately, based on this prevailing twisted mankind thinking process, those who efectively hold power will continue to conduct as if it were true, condemning humanity to its own demise

BigB
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BigB

Ramdan I think what my friend Binra is trying to say is that is also a present limit-situation. We cannot know what is to come. We can only build strong defensive paradigms from which we extrapolate future scenarios based on the relative contemporary values we assign to ‘them’ and ‘us’. But there literally is no ‘them’. I am looking at the future now, and it is perfect. There are no boundaries anywhere. To infinity …and beyond! This isn’t some weird metaphysical dream position or private reverie. This is, as far as words can map the meaning, the aperspectival nonduality that… Read more »

Ramdan
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Ramdan

Thanks for all the references.
From this side I tend to favor a more simple approach: Silence is the only truely meaningful thing there is and can be said of anything.
Silence and peace are the only things that remain when everything else have gone.
Beyond that, everything is more or less just “mind creation” (even if with good intentions) with all the traps that go with it.
Then, go for silence, listen to silence, live in simplicity and all divisions will fall on its own.

binra
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Silence is the ground from which all arises as it is. It only seems naked to the view of the emperor under self-doubt and division. So to become receptive, we need listen there, rather than suffer misinterpretations of an established habit, or set of thinking as if their conclusions are themselves self-evident or ‘should’ be. Insofar as we recognize truth and accept it, we have aligned to think and speak and act from it – and this is expression, embodiment and action. The uncovering of our own self-illusion cometh when we thinketh not – both in its unexpectedness, and in… Read more »

binra
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I would see the fallacy as protected by the assertion (in others) that it seldom happens. Of course the current narrative sets the range of what can be said, heard or accepted – but the willingness to embody life is its witness whatever form it takes. I am not suggesting anything but challenging our own thoughts or narrative presumptions – as the way to live. IE: Not as a way others should live or should be convinced or persuaded to live. The sense that ‘few do it’ becomes the justification for ‘voting’ with the perceived many. Again – no sense… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

Let me guess, next you’ll be telling us to love our oppressors. I’m sure nobody’s ever thought of that idea before.

BigB
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BigB

Because hating ‘them’ really works. Witness the whole of inhumane history as a behaviourally patterned template for what comes next. Somehow, somewhere, communities have to break the habit of centuries. Only the oppressed are ever in the position to do that. Hatred is bad education. Education into algorithmically encoded response. He thinks he is free of mind control: is the most controlled of all.

milosevic
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milosevic

Is the ruling class going to love us back, or is this going to be a strictly one-way relationship?

— because those never end well.

BigB
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BigB

I can only go back to how Caitlin Johnstone summed it up. There are three major outcomes to the current civilisational crisis. Absolute fascism, absolute annihilation, or absolute freedom. Continuing the cycles of hate, fear and anxiety absolutely ensures either of the first two outcomes will be further actualised. And absolutised. Call it peace, call it love, call it empathy, call it what you want, sacralise it or secularise it – only an extraordinary response by everybody has any chance of actualising absolute freedom. Its peace or Mad Max or Hunger Games or 1984 or Brave New World or some… Read more »

binra
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The only whole state is that of love. Fear or conflicted division is split by definition, Their is no absolute fear – but fear given to fear is the idea of death or non-existence. Fear as the power to conflict, overwhelm and blot out the mind – against which is the identity set in power. Victim and victimiser are two shifting facets of one idea. The use of ‘absolute’ in Caitlin’s idea is serving dramatic purpose. ‘Between the devil and the deep blue sea’ (no choice worthy of the term ‘choice’), is the resort and resource of waking to and… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

It seems to me that loving your ruling-class oppressors pretty much guarantees that the outcome will be absolute fascism, or absolute slavery, which is the same thing. Coincidentally, or perhaps not, “love your oppressor” is the primary message of most forms of organized religion, which is always elaborated by the ruling class to serve their own interests. Funny how that works. Presumably, the emotions of hate and anger evolved for a reason, to tell you when you shoud defend yourself or your group. Organisms which decline to defend themselves when necessary, usually end up as either slaves or food. Being… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

Herbert Spencer, even, as you are so keen on pointing out typos – or in this case, misremembering.

milosevic
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milosevic

I’m sure that I have not the slightest idea what typos you are referring to.

It’s disinformation and propaganda I’m concerned with, not minor errors in the written expression of such.

BigB
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BigB

Nanking for Nanjing. Can you not even see the exceptionalism inherent in the idea you can police consciousness. How are you going to stop all the neuroimaging and neurocognitive research that has been going on for the last 30 years or so? I’ve just read again that there is a consensus for the soft version of embodied cognition. That means that there is a degree of empirical findings that confirm the the brain has at least some predictive processing mechanisms – not a representational or sign-manipulation model. There is the parallel field of AI and robotics that further confirm radical… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

Which is exactly why I laid down the marker. Embodied cognition is an emerging field in biology: with parallel research going on in AI. It is not something I or anyone else can simply make up. Nor is it something that anyone can deny, just because the implications challenge their scientific pseudo-genetic cognitivist thinking. Thankyou, at least for granting me human status. Binra is human too. That is one of the implications of postmodern science – we are all human. Objectifying – as a first stage dehumanisation – another person, group or race – on 19th century biological and 20th… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

So much pretentious verbiage, for so little meaningful content. You must be some kind of academic. An academic human, that is, in contrast to “binra”, who appears to be some kind of machine text-generation algorithm.

If you’re so convinced that your advanced consciousness creates its own reality, why don’t you test that theory, by jumping off a cliff, and trying to fly like a bird? Please let me know if you’re successful. If I don’t hear from you, I guess I’ll have to draw my own conclusions.

BigB
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BigB

What do you suppose ‘Inside Out’ architecture and ‘hallucinated consciousness’ really mean? Or the failure of Input/Output classical models? It means that the external objective reality input – of 3 billion years of evolution – cannot explain the subjective reality output. There must be a better explanation than the one contained in the Cartesian Error consciousness programme. One that will produce a better, more evolved, consciousness. As an input/output tracking device – with a 5-100 msec processing lag – we could never hunt game or catch prey. Even with a 5-10 msec processing lag we would severely lessen – if… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

In effect, robots using 18th century minds do not work. — maybe that’s because they don’t love their oppressors enough. I don’t think that article means what you think it means; it certainly says nothing about “radical constructivism of reality”, which has nothing to do with predictive processing. If objective reality was a mental construct, then predicting its nature would be less than trivial, in fact a null operation. It’s because reality goes right on existing, independently of what any mind thinks about it, that it’s taken three billion years of evolution to produce brains with even very limited predictive… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

Touche. As a case in point: you say “presumably” which is a poker ‘tell’ that you have inherited these ideas uncritically from the consensus. Ideas that were always current, but were made scientifically current by Hubert Spencer (survival if the fittest) social-Darwinism; E O Wison’s sociobiology; evolutionary psychology; Dawkins, Dennet and the genetic determinist fascists (which Dawkins denies, wrongly); Pinker, Hicks, Peterson; among untold others who less vociferously contributed to what I call the 3 F’s (fighting, fitness, and fucking) regime of power that has become the obsessive moral touchstone of authoritarians everywhere. It’s like this, the say – metaphorically… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

Get a grip. Even animals experience anger and hate. If you don’t know this, you must have never seen a “vicious” dog. Most of the process of domesticating animals is breeding these emotions out of them, so that they don’t revolt against their oppressors. Doubtless, five thousand years of killing off the most rebellious slaves, has had some similar effect on “civilized” human populations, but the selection programme is not yet complete, so organized religion was invented to suppress whatever independent instincts still remain. socio-Darwinian dialectic of oppressor/oppressed You must have had a really privileged life, if such things are… Read more »

mark
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mark

My dog could be unbelievably “vicious.”
He would attack Alsatians 3 times his size.
But only after they’d been threatening him.
He once half killed a huge Great Dane that had gone berserk, killed another dog and then attacked him. He left it in a bloody mangled heap for a vet to sort out.
But otherwise he would never harm anything or anyone.
That’s the necessary approach in a world controlled by Zionist mad dogs and Neocohen mad dogs.

BigB
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BigB

Yeah, yeah, yeah, viscous dogs behaviourism …is that all we are in your estimation? It is precisely because we have worn an ‘animal’ or ‘Charaktermaske’ for so long: and are so afraid to lose it – that we have become our own capitalist violence personas. What you will not get – mainly as you won’t drop your guard and get into a meaningful dialogue – is that peace is not mine, nor anyone else’s. Peace is about a meaningful relationship, voluntarily entered in to – despite the violence and chaos that abounds. No, you cannot take peace to Syria in… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

— no comment on realistic options available to people in Syria, Venezuela, and Palestine, then. I thought not.

binra
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Beware the temptation to use the suffering of others as a weapon for your own vendetta. And in general terms to the use of ‘victim’ as the leverage to power or assumed moral superiority. You may have a point in suggesting that a talking school ‘enlightenment’ may be some private bubble – but in your own words you could also have said, “Let them eat ignorance!”. Anything used as a weapon will then turn against us – and this includes using idea or symbol of life, truth or freedom. Weaving a private agenda into truths or setting truths in framing… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

M: well, if you are not actually is a warzone yourself – or your life is not actually threatened by violence – and you are essentially advocating violence …you have to ask: who does that actually help? If you think that violence articulating violence is all there is: you can pack that up and take it to a fight near you. I’m sure there will be plenty to chose from. Capitalism is systemically violent because people have to accumulate material causes to articulate some sense of self-esteem – usually temporarily. But self-esteem is experientially available for a minimised close to… Read more »

milosevic
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milosevic

“Let them eat enlightenment.” Maybe you can package up that mystical, obscurantist BS and deliver it by the truckload, to the poor misguided fools who are currently tormented by illusions of Imperial death squads. Or try selling it in Gaza; more than food, shelter, and clean water, they need the spiritual nourishment that can only be provided by sages such as yourself, in order to realize that all their problems would evaporate like mist, if only they would voluntarily enter into a meaningful relationship with their zionist oppressors. organized religion: still distorting social reality and warping vulnerable minds, in the… Read more »

crank
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crank

BigB, Milo, Someone (I can’t remember who) wrote words to the effect that ‘the Left’s concern is the poltics of what should be, the Right’s concern is the poltics of what is’. Are we not conflicted beings, both idealistic and bound by a physical, relative world? This is how I understand the human condition. The religious message that underpins our historic society is one of forgiveness and tollerance, peace and care for the dispossessed. And we all know how that worked out. How would it have worked out without that message though? What if ‘the message’ now is one of… Read more »

binra
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Are we conflicted being or conflicted mind running under a narrative justification that in a sense usurps, masks and runs on top of the ‘natural’? Is this not the same as saying Idea moves prior to any splitting through the lens or mind of personae? The nature of an internal division developed from a time of terror as a mind of dissociation or separateness seeking both saving from destruction and alignment with such power through magical or ritual reenactments and sacrificial laws of obedience, appeasement and atonement along with a deep fear of guilt and punishment for being OUT of… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

Crank If I can make a quick psychological process model: then I can make my reply. The five senses constitute the sixth: the active experiential sense-mind. This is the primary cognitive root consciousness of experience. In Western – now global – tradition – this actually and actively experiencing core cognition is all but vestigial. It is relegated to a ‘pre-ontological’ proto-self level: usually referred to as the ‘pre-reflective self-awareness’. Being, essence. and the ontological mind of Reason supervene the experiential. If you can understand this basic heuristic of how the mind is hierarchically structured: you can understand the core fascism… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

Crank; Milosevic

Duly noted: but with no alternative – we will always live in the world of the Commissar …with no alternative.

crank
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crank

With respect BigB, I do not read you answering the questions. I rather read you descending into sesquipedalian ramblings.
However much we might agree with the ultimate truth of the yogi, we none the less live in the world of the commissar.
Jackie Walker, Mark Wadsworth, Ken Livingstone, Tony Greenstein, Asa Winstanley, Gilad Atzmon, George Galloway, Chris Williamson….
When the Gaza bloodbath kicks off who will dare speak for the victims of that ‘Cartesian error’ ?

milosevic
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milosevic

we make the environment hostile for ourselves.

It’s funny how you vehemently objected to this very idea, when it was suggested in relation to the Exceptional People.

But of course, they wouldn’t be Exceptional, if the same considerations that apply to everybody else’s experience, were expected to apply to them. To question their exceptional status, is the real anti-semitism.

It is the very essence of GoodThink, to instinctively know which exceptions are exceptional, without knowing that you know it. Cultivating this ability requires a consciously unconscious effort at mystifying your own consciousness, until all apparent contradictions fade into the mists of higher enlightenment.

binra
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Allowing ‘love’ to embrace the extension of humanity in terms that are tangible and practical, I don’t see that we ‘love’ in order to get something back – but because that is who we are. If love is a core recognition is is held or kept in mind by extending it. I don’t see ‘love as ‘being nice, or virtue signalling or some kind of moral superiority but as without such pretensions. Seeing others as beings of choice is not seeking to make their choices for them. But it may be witnessing to or reflecting their current choices in such… Read more »

BigB
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BigB

BTW: I’m not telling anyone what to do. Everyone is responsible for their own mind. I’m trying to suggest a way out: rather than repeat the timeworn cyclical oppression. Projected racism is a weak response: a performative powerlessness. That power is better employed in healing – not hating.

mark
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mark

You can’t take anything at face value any more. The false flags and hoaxes are coming thick and fast, virtually on a daily basis. Many of these are clearly Zionist orchestrated and serve Zionist interests. Most of the so called extreme right groups like “Robinson” and the EDL, Wilders in Holland, Breivik and others are Zionist Fronts designed to stir up trouble with moslems. But there is also a large British element in hoaxes like Skripal, Litvinenko, the Steele Dossier, Russiagate and others. We should be ready for false flags like CIA mercenaries opening fire on crowds in Venezuela to… Read more »

different frank
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different frank

Tommy ten names is in my opinion pure MI%.

different frank
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different frank

MI5

Sandy Robertson
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Sandy Robertson

So he put himself through all that opprobrium and shite in jail and physical attacks and the scaring of his kids because he’s a dedicated asset because he’s so dedicated to the authorities because he is a dedicated public servant whose anger is all faked? I doubt it.

mark
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mark

Maybe for the £10,000 a month Zionist money he gets.

Sandy Robertson
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Sandy Robertson

Any proof of that? In any case, so what, as he’s openly Zionist. He will need lots more to cover all the lawsuits he’s bringing against BBC, Facebook (for falsely saying he called for the beheading of Muslims with zero evidence) and the tens of thousands in costs he has to pay the corrupt Cambridgeshire police.

different frank
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different frank

Are you lennon’s coke dealer?

mark
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mark

Why should I provide proof of it (something very simple to do) if you couldn’t care less anyway?
If you’re happy with foreign terrorist regimes fomenting violence and disorder on British streets, that’s fine.

Mishko
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Mishko

Another instance of Israeli meddling. THAT is the trouble with our Tommy-boy,
not his Islamisation schtick. Islamisation is obvious, and conducive
to the strategy of tension. Therefore the PTB love it and cannot get enough of it.
OMG Islamophobia!

different frank
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different frank

You think he was in prison?
More like a MI5 safehouse.
Anyone see him there?

Sandy Robertson
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Sandy Robertson

Journalists on his release, the prison governor… You seriously think he was starved and lost weight as part of some secret plot with Tommy Robinson as 007? Deluded…

different frank
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different frank

#tommyisapaedo

Sandy Robertson
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Sandy Robertson

I presume you base that slur on the comment he made to a pretty girl that she was “fit” for a Muslim, and she happened to be 15? Amazing, isn’t it, how the instant she turns 16 thinking she was pretty would no longer make him a paedophile? He has never been accused by the police or MSM of any paedophile offences, so given the fact they monitor his every move and pounce on him at every opportunity I think that’s rather significant. Robinson has raised the serious question of Islamisation in the UK and this is your contribution to… Read more »

Mucho
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Mucho

Tommy Robinson (his stage name) is a Zionist asset, 100%.
This doc from Know More News shows this very well – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CZn721uOWLM

different frank
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different frank

#tommyisapaedo

Sandy Robertson
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Sandy Robertson

He’s never denied that and openly says he’s a Zionist so it’s hardly a revelation.

Arrby
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I think I’ll keep that vid.

milosevic
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milosevic

The usual purpose of zionist false-flag terrorism is to make themselves look like victims, and Arabs look like perpetrators. This event makes Arabs and Moslems look like victims, and zionist sympathizers look like perpetrators, so it’s hard to see why zionism would have organized such a thing. How do they benefit from public sympathy for Moslems?

mark
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mark

It’s called “Grey Terror”, the aim being to create a general prevailing atmosphere of anxiety, tension, confusion and uncertainty.

Haltonbrat
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Haltonbrat

True, although Israel’s Operation Trojan made the USA believe that Libya was responsible for attacking US troops so Reagan bombed Ghadaffi with the help of Margaret Thatcher.

milosevic
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milosevic

Even if true, how is that not “making Arabs look like perpetrators”?

crank
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crank

The theory that I have read (not from Max) is that zionists want to inflame a global religious/ race war between Christians and Muslims: a great conflagration from which the state of Israel will emerge as ‘a peace maker’ amd ‘a light unto the world’,. Kushner as Moshiach etc. etc.
‘Christchurch’ is a place name with a certain resonance, it has to be said.
For me, at this point, just about anything is on the table. The world is insane and religious fundamentalism knows no bounds. A self willed prophecy ?

reenmac
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reenmac

In that case ChCh was the stupidest place to do it The people of ChCh have really suffered, and quickly open their arms to each other after each new disaster.
The response to the mosque massacre has been a coming together in love and forgiveness, not revenge.

binra
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Without buying into your frame completely – is it possible to weaken and gain assets from setting your rivals against each other? The undermining and destruction of the European cultural identity may also be a self-destructive urge – but I see that it gets a lot of ‘help’. The destruction of the Moslem cultural identity no less. Incitement to hate, guilt and fear is not unique to any one group of manipulators. But TO WHAT END or PURPOSE any such ‘war of deceit’? Is it anything other than vengeance given power? I see this is the movement in consciousness that… Read more »

Yarkob
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Yarkob

and here is the Mossad’s uppity younger sibling, the IOF, storming a kids school to arrest a CHILD. But of course, as Antonym will surely tell us: this goes on all the time in the rest of the “Islamic world”

Yarkob
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Yarkob

“For instance, from a certain national intelligence service whose notorious motto is “for by cunning stratagems, you wage war.”

The author is being slightly disingenuous in his translation of Mossad’s motto (let’s name them, eh) the more generally accepted translation is:

By Way of Deception Thou Shalt Do War

It concisely sums up their MO. Mossad are not like your average run of the mill “intelligence agency” Anyone who knows anything about them knows this. The CIA/SIS they are not.

Meanings and context matter. Especially in these days of universal deceit.

flaxgirl
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Yarkob, Mossad’s motto has changed but it seems their former motto is from the Bible, translated in Wikipedia as “For by wise guidance you can wage your war”. Their current motto is also from Proverbs: “Where there is no guidance, a nation falls, but in an abundance of counselors there is safety.” It’s not as if I want to defend them in any way whatsoever but I just thought both translations seemed a little odd. I think whatever they do, their motto will have no to little bearing. Mossad’s former motto, be-tachbūlōt ta`aseh lekhā milchāmāh (Hebrew: בתחבולות תעשה לך מלחמה‎)… Read more »

Antonym
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Antonym

Beware of fake “Juice”.

Yarkob
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Yarkob

Flaxgirl, You are doing the same thing as the author. Why? As I said: the more *generally* accepted translation is: By Way of Deception Thou Shalt Do War. Even the Mossad accept this, probably as it makes them look a bit more shady. From Viktor Ostrovsky’s book (https://www.amazon.co.uk/Way-Deception-Victor-Ostrovsky/dp/0773724605): “My first six weeks were uneventful. I worked at the downtown office, essentially as a gofer and filing clerk. But one chilly day in February 1984, I found myself joining 14 others on a small bus. … This course was to be known as Cadet 16, as it was the sixteenth course… Read more »

olavleivar
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olavleivar

Much of what the Author concludes is correct .. but he doesnt go far enough …. He may not have understood the whole issue ! … Whenever something happens ..which is difficult to explain ..always ask the Question : QUI BONO ? …. Applying this I was able to deduct who was the ARCHITECT in the Attack against IRAQ ..even before it was undertaken ..just as an Example. …. Besides .. The JOOS have accomplished what they want regarding the DESTABILISATION and DEMOGRAPHIC EXCHANGE of EUROPE …. THEY DONT NEED MORE !…That Train is … well on track !… Now… Read more »

Maggie
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Maggie

Olavlievar –
You speak the absolute truth. Succinctly. Sadly 90% of the population will not be looking up from chewing the cud and will not be opening their eyes, because the reality is too frightening.
The truth that WE are so impotent is not something that many can face.
Time to ALL rise and support Palestine, and boycott Israhell and the USA.
And to call the conniving liars out at every turn.

https://electronicintifada.net/content/watch-film-israel-lobby-didnt-want-you-see/25876

Voltaire said “To learn who rules over you, simply find out who you are not allowed to criticise.”