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Capitalism and the Gut-Wrenching Hijack of India

Colin Todhunter

(Photo by Saqib Majeed/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)

In India, the ‘development’ paradigm is premised on moving farmers out of agriculture and into the cities to work in construction, manufacturing or the service sector, despite these sectors not creating anything like the number of jobs required.

The aim is to displace the existing labour-intensive system of food and agriculture with one dominated by a few transnational corporate agri-food giants which will then control the sector. 

Agriculture is to be wholly commercialised with large-scale, mechanised (monocrop) enterprises replacing family-run farms that help sustain hundreds of millions of rural livelihoods while feeding the urban masses.

Renowned journalist P Sainath encapsulates what is taking place when he says that the agrarian crisis can be explained in just five words: hijack of agriculture by corporations.

He notes the process by which it is being done in five words too: predatory commercialisation of the countryside. And he takes five works to describe the outcome: biggest displacement in our history.

Why would anyone sanction this and set out to run down what is effectively a productive system of agriculture that feeds people, sustains livelihoods and produces sufficient buffer stocks?

Part of the answer comes down to India being the largest recipient of World Bank loans in the history of that institution and acting on its directives

Part of it results from the corporate-driven US-Indo Knowledge Agreement on Agriculture. On both counts, it means India’s rulers are facilitating the needs of Western capital and all it entails: an inherently predatory economic model based on endless profit growth, crises of overproduction and overaccumulation and market saturation and a need to constantly seek out, create and expand into new, untapped (foreign) markets to maintain profitability.

And as a market for proprietary seeds, chemical inputs and agricultural technology and machinery, India is vast. The potential market for herbicide growth alone for instance is huge: sales could reach USD 800 million by 2019 with scope for even greater expansion.

And with restrictions on GMOs in place in Europe and elsewhere, India is again regarded as a massive potential market. And it’s the same for Western food processers and retailers too; the entire sector will be captured from seed to plate.

Saving capitalism

Of course, this trend predates the current administration, but it is as if Modi was especially groomed to accelerate the role of foreign capital in India.

Describing itself as a major global communications, stakeholder engagement and business strategy company, APCO Worldwide is a lobby agency with firm links to the Wall Street/corporate US establishment and facilitates its global agenda.

Modi turned to APCO to help transform his image and turn him into electable pro-corporate PM material. It also helped him get the message out that what he achieved in Gujarat as Chief Minister was a miracle of economic neoliberalism, although the actual reality is quite different.

A few years ago, APCO stated that India’s resilience in weathering the global downturn and financial crisis has made governments, policymakers, economists, corporate houses and fund managers believe that the country can play a significant role in the recovery of global capitalism.

Decoded, this means capital moving into regions and nations and displacing indigenous systems of production and consumption. Where agriculture is concerned, this hides behind emotive and seemingly altruistic rhetoric about ‘helping farmers’ and the need to ‘feed a burgeoning population’ (regardless of the fact this is exactly what India’s farmers have been doing).

Modi has been on board with this aim and has proudly stated that India is now one of the most ‘business friendly’ countries in the world. What he really means is that India is in compliance with World Bank directives on ‘ease of doing business’ and ‘enabling the business of agriculture’ by facilitating further privatisation of public enterprises, environment-destroying policies and forcing working people to take part in a race to the bottom based on ‘free’ market fundamentalism.

APCO has described India as a trillion-dollar market. It talks about positioning international funds and facilitating corporations’ ability to exploit markets, sell products and secure profit. None of this is a recipe for national sovereignty, let alone food security. For instance, renowned agronomist MS Swaminathan has stated:

“Independent foreign policy is only possible with food security. Therefore, food has more than just eating implications. It protects national sovereignty, national rights and national prestige.”

Despite such warnings, India’s agrarian base is being uprooted. When agri-food corporations say they need to expand the use of GMOs or other technologies or invest in India under the guise of feeding the world or ‘modernising’ the sector, they’re really talking about capturing the market that’s still controlled by peasant agriculture or small-scale enterprises. To get those markets they first need to displace the peasantry and local independent producers.

Politicians are clever at using poor management, bad administration and overblown or inept enterprises as an excuse for privatisation and deregulation. Margaret Thatcher was an expert at this: if something does not work correctly because of bad management, privatise it; underinvest in something, make it seem like a basket case and sell it; pump up a sector with public funds to turn it into a profitable, efficient enterprise then sell it off to the private sector. The tactics take many forms.

And Indian agriculture has witnessed gross underinvestment over the years, whereby it is now wrongly depicted as a basket case and underperforming and ripe for a sell off to those very interests who had a stake in its underinvestment.

Historian Michael Perelman has detailed the processes that whipped the English peasantry into a workforce ‘willing’ to accept factory wage labour.

Peasants were forced to leave their land and go to work for below-subsistence wages in dangerous factories being set up by a new, rich class of industrial capitalists. Perelman describes the policies through which peasants were forced out of agriculture, not least by the barring of access to common land. A largely self-reliant population was starved of its productive means.

Today, we hear seemingly benign terms like ‘foreign direct investment’ and making India ‘business friendly’, but behind the rhetoric lies the hard-nosed approach of modern-day capitalism that is no less brutal for Indian farmers than early industrial capitalism was for English peasants. The intention is for India’s displaced cultivators to be retrained to work as cheap labour in the West’s offshored plants. India is to be a fully incorporated subsidiary of global capitalism, with its agri-food sector restructured for the needs of global supply chains and a reserve army of labour that effectively serves to beat workers and unions in the West into submission.

India’s spurt of high GDP growth was partly fuelled on the back of cheap food and the subsequent impoverishment of farmers: the gap between farmers’ income and the rest of the population has widened enormously. While underperforming corporations receive massive handouts and have loans written off, the lack of a secure income, exposure to international market prices and cheap imports contribute to farmers’ misery of not being able to cover the costs of production.

As independent cultivators are bankrupted, the aim is that land will eventually be amalgamated to facilitate large-scale industrial cultivation. Those who remain in farming will be absorbed into corporate supply chains and squeezed as they work on contracts dictated by large agribusiness and chain retailers.

The long-term plan is for an urbanised India with a fraction of the population left in farming working on contracts for large suppliers and Wal-Mart-type supermarkets that offer highly processed, denutrified, genetically altered food contaminated with chemicals and grown in increasingly degraded soils according to an unsustainable model of agriculture that is less climate/drought resistant, less diverse and unable to achieve food security. This would be disastrous for farmers, public health and local livelihoods.

The 2009 International Assessment of Agricultural Knowledge, Science and Technology for Development report recommended agroecology to maintain and increase the productivity of global agriculture. The recent UN High Level Panel of Experts report concludes that agroecology provides greatly improved food security and nutritional, gender, environmental and yield benefits compared to industrial agriculture. Both reports note the vital importance of smallholder farming.

India needs to adopt a rural-centric approach to development and resist being incorporated further into the globalised food regime dominated by Western agri-food conglomerates. It must move away from a narrowly defined notion of food security and embrace the concept of food sovereignty. This notion of food security has been designed and enacted by Western corporations that have promoted large-scale, industrialised corporate farming based on specialised production, land concentration and trade liberalisation. This has led to the widespread dispossession of small producers and global ecological degradation.

What we have witnessed is an international system of chemical-dependent, agro-export mono-cropping and big infrastructure projects linked to loans, sovereign debt repayment and World Bank/IMF directives, the outcomes of which have included a displacement of the peasantry, the consolidation of global agri-food oligopolies and the transformation of many countries into food deficit regions.

Across the world, we have seen a change in farming practices towards mechanised industrial-scale chemical-intensive monocropping and the undermining or eradication of rural economies, traditions and cultures. We see the ‘structural adjustment’ of regional agriculture, spiralling input costs for farmers who have become dependent on proprietary seeds and technologies and the destruction of food self-sufficiency.

In effect, we see a globalised ‘stuffed and starved’ food regime that benefits the rich countries at the expense of the poor. Given the ecological devastation, water resource depletion (and pollution), soil degradation and the dependency relations that form part of this system, global food security has been undermined.

Whether it involves the transformation of Africa from a net exporting food continent to a net importer or the devastating impacts of soy cultivation in Argentina, localised, traditional methods of food production have given way to global supply chains dominated by policies which favour agri-food giants, resulting in the imposition of a model of agriculture that subjugates remaining farmers and regions to the needs and profit margins of these companies.

Food sovereignty

On the other hand, food sovereignty encompasses the right to healthy and culturally appropriate food and the right of people to define their own food and agriculture systems. ‘Culturally appropriate’ is a nod to the foods people have traditionally produced and eaten as well as the associated socially embedded practices which underpin community and a sense of communality. But it goes beyond that.

People have a deep microbiological connection to soils, processing and fermentation processes which affect the gut microbiome – the up to six pounds of bacteria, viruses and microbes akin to human soil. And as with actual soil, the microbiome can become degraded according to what we ingest (or fail to ingest).

Many nerve endings from major organs are located in the gut and the microbiome effectively nourishes them. There is ongoing research taking place into how the microbiome is disrupted by the modern globalised food production/processing system and the chemical bombardment it is subjected to.

Capitalism colonises (and degrades) all aspects of life but is colonising the very essence of our being – even on a physiological level. With their agrochemicals and food additives, powerful companies are attacking this ‘soil’ and with it the human body.

As soon as we stopped eating locally-grown, traditionally-processed food, cultivated in healthy soils and began eating food subjected to chemical-laden cultivation and processing activities, we began to change ourselves.

Along with cultural traditions surrounding food production and the seasons, we also lost our deep-rooted microbiological connection with our localities. We traded it in for corporate chemicals and seeds and global food chains dominated by the likes of Monsanto (now Bayer), Nestle and Cargill.

Aside from affecting the functioning of major organs, neurotransmitters in the gut affect our moods and thinking. Alterations in the composition of the gut microbiome have been implicated in a wide range of neurological and psychiatric conditions, including autism, chronic pain, depression and Parkinson’s Disease.

Science writer and neurobiologist Mo Costandi has discussed gut bacteria and their balance and importance in brain development. Gut microbes controls the maturation and function of microglia, the immune cells that eliminate unwanted synapses in the brain; age-related changes to gut microbe composition might regulate myelination and synaptic pruning in adolescence and could, therefore, contribute to cognitive development. Upset those changes and there are going to be serious implications for children and adolescents.

In addition, UK-based environmentalist Rosemary Mason notes that increasing levels of obesity are associated with low bacterial richness in the gut. Indeed, it has been noted that tribes not exposed to the modern food system have richer microbiomes. Mason lays the blame squarely at the door of agrochemicals, not least the use of the world’s most widely used herbicide, glyphosate, a strong chelator of essential minerals, such as cobalt, zinc, manganese, calcium, molybdenum and sulphate. Mason argues that it also kills off beneficial gut bacteria and allows toxic bacteria.

To ensure genuine food security (and good health), India must transition to a notion of food sovereignty based on optimal self-sufficiency, agroecological principles and local ownership and stewardship of common resources – land, water, soil, seeds, etc. Agroecology outperforms the prevailing resource-depleting, fossil-fuel dependent industrial food system in terms of diversity of food output, nutrition per acre, soil health and efficient water use.

Moreover, it is important to note that such a system would not be reliant on oil or natural gas. Virtually all of the processes in the modern food system are now dependent on finite fossil fuels, from the manufacture of fertilisers and pesticides to all stages of food production, including planting, irrigation, harvesting, processing, distribution, shipping and packaging. The industrial food supply system is one of the biggest consumers of fossil fuels.

A food system so heavily reliant on fossil fuel is fragile to say the least, especially given the geopolitical machinations that affect the supply and price of oil. Consider the UK, for instance, which has to import 40% of its food; and much of the rest depends on oil to produce it, which also has to be imported.

The scaling up of agroecology has the potential to more effectively tackle hunger, malnutrition, environmental degradation and climate change.

By creating securely paid labour-intensive agricultural work, it can also address the interrelated links between labour offshoring by rich countries and the removal of rural populations elsewhere who end up in sweat shops to carry out the outsourced jobs.

The principles of agroecology include self-reliance and localisation. This model does not rely on shipping food over long distances, corporate owned or controlled seeds or proprietary inputs.

It is potentially more climate resilient, profitable for farmers and can make a significant contribution to carbon storage (and draw down carbon from the atmosphere), water conservation, soil quality and nutrient-dense diets.

However, this represents a challenge to international capital: low input, agroecological models of food production and notions of independence and local self-reliance do not provide opportunities to global agribusiness or international funds to exploit markets, sell their products and cash in on APCO’s vision of a multi-billion-dollar corporate hijack of India.

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Marianne
Marianne
Jan 10, 2020 11:46 PM

Serendipity that the day after this excellent article George Monbiot in the Guardian is arguing for lab grown food, removing farmers from the land replacing them with white coated technicians. Here in Cumbria removing farmers from the land makes it far easier to push the agenda of geological dumping of nuclear waste ..for pro nuclear George that’s a win win ?

Marianne
Marianne
Jan 10, 2020 11:48 PM
Reply to  Marianne

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 11, 2020 12:07 AM
Reply to  Marianne

Monbiot gets some things right, others, like nukes, wrong. Lab grown ‘food’ would be a cataclysm, controlled by capitalist omnicidists.

austrian peter
austrian peter
Jan 9, 2020 10:19 PM

I am reminded of an excellent book which details the globalists’ agenda:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/Confessions-Economic-Hit-Man-shocking/dp/0091909104

And John Perkins has a great website:
https://johnperkins.org/

The coming economic storm should sort out these parasites once and for all and hopefully we can return to a sustainable future for our children without too much damage in the meantime.

My book and weekly article detail these events as they unfold each day:
https://www.theburningplatform.com/2020/01/04/the-financial-jigsaw-issue-no-85/

Rhys Jaggar
Rhys Jaggar
Jan 8, 2020 6:00 PM

From personal experience I can verify the following:

1. Production of local seeds sees stepwise increases in harvests at a micro level.
2. Dead soil can be turned in highly structured fertile soil through five years of organic-style growing.
3. 20lb/sqm of healthy food can be produced on a regular basis without working more than hrs per week at a self-sufficient scale.
4. Productivity can be increased without using any chemicals at all, merely applying well known knowledge appropriately.
5. Self-reliance includes at its core the production of sufficient compost to replenish soil used to produce food.
6. Fungi and bacteria are intrinsic to highly fertile, sustainable growing areas.

iskratov
iskratov
Jan 8, 2020 7:47 AM

”Historian Michael Perelman has detailed the processes that whipped the English peasantry into a workforce ‘willing’ to accept factory wage labour.”: truly this work was done by Marx, in the first part of the Capital, and not only there: https://understandingsociety.blogspot.com/2009/03/primitive-accumulation.html

iskratov
iskratov
Jan 8, 2020 7:28 AM

”Historian Michael Perelman has detailed the processes that whipped the English peasantry into a workforce ‘willing’ to accept factory wage labour.”: truly this work was done by Marx, in the first part of the Capital, and not only there.

Antonym
Antonym
Jan 8, 2020 1:25 AM

Colin Todhunter is one of those NGO based foreigners who live off scare narratives about India and live(d) in Delhi or other metros. Gullible Westerners sponsor such clubs and after Western governments does the same. Some Left leaning middle class Indians follow Western media and take that for Gospel Truth. None of the above live in India villages or small towns – like me and millions of others who see reality here.
Radiation crisis, water crisis, population crisis, X crisis, climate crisis, anything will do to keep income and obsession up. If your scare target is a big MNC, they might pay you off under the table to stop protesting too! Its a way of making a living.
These NGO are in “good” company: the Pentagon in 2004 penned down some nightmares to keep their massive funding up with good success: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2004/feb/22/usnews.theobserver

The no.1 problem on the Indian countryside now is the same as in the US or southern Europe or Africa: youth unemployment. In India the youth has education, food, shelter and a mobile phone, just not a plush desk job they see on Youtube or Facebook.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 8, 2020 6:22 AM
Reply to  Antonym

India is riven by conflict, religious, sectarian, economic and caste. The reality of rapid climate destabilisation signals ‘imminent’ catastrophe. But Modi and the anti-Moslem fascists of the BJP and RSS have sucked up to Israel and the Zionists, hence your palliative disinformation. The Israelis, world experts in the incarceration of entire populations in giant concentration camps like Gaza, and the torture and suppression of restive Moslem populations, have long advised India on the oppression of the Kashmiris. Unfortunately, as far as the Zionists and Judeofascists are concerned, Indians are just effing goyim, with souls closer to those of animals that the ‘Gods Upon the Earth’ like the rest of us, so any delusions of friendship and amity, save between individuals thus disposed, are loony. A good harvest ground for Israeli human organ trafficking gangs, however, I would not doubt.

ColinT
ColinT
Jan 9, 2020 9:56 AM
Reply to  Antonym

Ad homs display your own insecurities and ideological proclivities. Instead of lashing out at me, as the author, deal with the issues set out.

Antonym
Antonym
Jan 9, 2020 3:29 PM
Reply to  ColinT

GMOs have great potential, are being used in many nations (US, China, Brazil, New Zealand!) but become somehow devil’s spawn when proposed for India according to your endless stream of articles here on Off Guardian. Walks like a biased NGO, talks like a biased NGO… Mum about Pakistan of course : https://allianceforscience.cornell.edu/blog/2019/07/pakistan-marks-another-gmo-crop-milestone/

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 9:39 PM
Reply to  Antonym

GE crops are a DISASTER, poor yielding, expensive and most requiring drenching in the poison Roundup. But they are profitable and patented, so bring control of global food supply, which will keep the goyim obedient, eh, Antonym. And all those lovely profits! What a moral weather-vane you are.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 9:35 PM
Reply to  ColinT

Admire your work, Colin, ‘though it fills me with dread. I saw P. Sainath some years ago, giving a talk titled ‘Nero’s Feast’ or something similar, where he recounted Nero’s bestial use of human torches, set alight to illuminate one of his feasts, as an ancient equivalent of today’s neo-liberal capitalism. Don’t worry about Antonym-he has dementia zionastica, the poor dear.

Gall
Gall
Jan 7, 2020 10:33 PM

Interesting article. They wiped out indigenous agriculture here in the Americas. See:
https://www.aptn.ca/1491/

Obviously they are seeking Global control of an essential commodity. That and water which the Neo-Liberals like Nestle are stealing so they can sell it back to the victims of this theft at premium prices.

I’m pretty sure they’ll be working on profiting from the air we breath soon.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 7, 2020 8:50 PM

An excellent and utterly horrendous example of an eternal truth-capitalism is cancer, its operatives metastases and its inherent and inescapable purpose is to destroy its host. Humanity and the natural world. India will be uninhabitable due to climate destabilisation within decades, but one supposes that an economic and social collapse will come rather earlier.

Antonym
Antonym
Jan 8, 2020 1:28 AM

100% uniformed nonsense. Zionphobia has rotted away your critical capacities.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 8, 2020 7:06 AM
Reply to  Antonym

‘Uniformed’ nonsense, eh? Brownshirts anyone. I hear you Likudniks prefer black, as homage to Jabotinsky’s hero Mussolini. The ‘nonsense’ bit is, unsurprisingly, the product of complacent ignorance.

ColinT
ColinT
Jan 9, 2020 9:38 AM
Reply to  Antonym

100% uninformed nonsense? Just like the stuff you have written about me in your comment above. Ad homs don’t cut it. Deal with the issues I’ve set out.

Antonym
Antonym
Jan 10, 2020 11:37 AM
Reply to  ColinT

I live in rural India since decades and not on any NGO / other fat pay check.
“Crises” are income sources for some coming to India and therefore selling a new “crisis” is too. I have seen “Everyone love a good drought” with my own eyes. https://epdf.pub/everyone-loves-a-good-drought.html

The fact that you single out India all the time for something as general as GMOs shows you hand in this “industry” too.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 11, 2020 12:10 AM
Reply to  Antonym

Where did you live in India, doing what? Kashmir advising the Indians on repressing Moslem populations I would bet.

ColinT
ColinT
Jan 11, 2020 5:31 PM
Reply to  Antonym

I do not usually respond to anonymous individuals who throw around accusations. But here’s a few words for you. I belong to no NGO, nor do I receive a ‘fat cheque’ from anyone for writing this stuff. You frequently complain that I just focus on India. You cannot dismiss the issues I raise with ‘whataboutism’. You know, in your case, what about China or some other country. “The fact that you single out India all the time for something as general as GMOs shows you hand in this “industry” too.” Baseless comment. If you had actually read (or understood) the above article, you would know it’s not even about GMOs. You are obviously offended by the points I raise (or the critical tone I adopt) but based on a number of comments I’ve read, I’ve yet to see you properly address any issue I’ve raised in any article I’ve written. Soundbites and rhetorical statements do not count as rebuttals.

Charlotte Ruse
Charlotte Ruse
Jan 7, 2020 7:58 PM

“To ensure genuine food security (and good health), India must transition to a notion of food sovereignty based on optimal self-sufficiency, agroecological principles
and local ownership and stewardship of common resources – land, water, soil, seeds, et”.

This would be ideal if India’s agricultural production was organized as a resource based economy which self-sustainably operated by worker cooperatives. However, that’s the antithesis of predatory capitalism which thrives on monopolization and a neo-feudalist workforce. This is the ultimate dismal outcome of neoliberalism.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 7, 2020 8:52 PM
Reply to  Charlotte Ruse

India has sustained its population with little ecological damage for millennia. Its travails are the result of capitalism plus increased population, a necessary condition of capitalism.

Charlotte Ruse
Charlotte Ruse
Jan 7, 2020 10:43 PM

Yes, capitalist expansion requires an ever increasing population.

paul
paul
Jan 7, 2020 7:33 PM

Where I lived in India, women were paid 50p a day to sweep the streets with brooms. In Africa, people like police officers were paid £30 a month. In the US, hundreds of thousands live on the streets amid piles of human excrement. While Gates, Bezos and Buffett between them (having supposedly given away all their money) own more than the bottom 170 million Americans. While 8 billionaires own more than 50% of the people on all the planet. The system that prevails simply cannot endure. It is only a matter of time before it comes crashing down like a pack of cards.

RobG
RobG
Jan 7, 2020 7:16 PM

Off-G, you perhaps need to close the italic tag at the end of this para:

“Modi turned to APCO to help transform his image and turn him into electable pro-corporate PM material. It also helped him get the message out that what he achieved in Gujarat as Chief Minister was a miracle of economic neoliberalism, although the actual reality is quite different.”

bevin
bevin
Jan 7, 2020 5:36 PM

The process that Colin describes is one begun by the East India Company and exemplified in Cornwallis’s Permanent Settlement of Bengal. It is indeed inspired by the process whereby English agriculture was transformed from a means of subsistence into a system of capitalist commodity production designed to produce not food but Capital.
What makes this such an appalling nightmare is that bad as the dispossession of the English (to make no mention of the Irish and the Highlands) was the numbers involved in India are several orders of magnitude removed. And the timetable has been incredibly speeded up.
Indian agriculture even after close to three centuries of being pushed in this direction, and after millions upon millions of peasants have been uprooted and sold abroad, in the Caribbean, Oceania and around the world, still remains, heavily biassed towards subsistence. And it is as well that it is because, with more than a billion mouths to be fed, famine is never far away.
Those who know the details will and must supply them but everything that they add to our knowledge of the problem will only serve to underline the problem-the problem of problems- which is Capitalism. And in India is promoted by a combination of religious and racial bigotry sponsored, cynically, by a ruling class compared to which the brutal and idiotic rule of the Raj and John Company was amateur.
Those who think that there is any solution in India, for India, the people and the world-of which the subcontinent is such a vital part- as a whole are dreaming. And the consequence of their dreams, like the consequence of Cornwallis’s and Mill’s, is a nightmare of unprecedented proportions.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 7, 2020 8:54 PM
Reply to  bevin

The Final Nightmare, from which there is no awakening.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 8, 2020 12:06 PM

What moves you to such grandiose statement?
A nightmare by definition is a dream from which awakening is guaranteed – because a dream is a transitory or temporary state.
But one can mistake the drama for Reality Itself and give YOUR reality to it – even to die in or to addictively repeat dying in.
Your mind is not controlling you except you give it the power to do so.
That we give its such power is our subjection to meanings set OUTSIDE us – that are flagged there and hated or struggled in or enacted there.

I put it the other way – can there be any awakening from Awareness of Existence Itself?
No matter where you go – there you are.
If you give hate – you set the measure of your receiving.
Heaven and hell remain the fruits of our choosing – not as ‘FINAL” but as current FEEDBACK.
Those who fear to love must love to hate and so attract and align in conflict as their current idea of ‘heaven’ or fulfilment.

If Hate finds its CANNOT escape itself – then death as oblivion beckons as ‘Saviour’.
But sooner or later hate is recognised as hurt.
This is a shift toward re-wakening as the feeling being that is your inherency.
Hurt and hurting are hateful – but the attempt to get rid of it or excommunicate it from your mind – gives it power.
Power is accepted reality or self.
Accepting self-denial as your WILL is to perceive a world denying and denied.
And find the mask wont come off.
You cant get out!
There is no ‘way out’ of a false framed condition but that we reinforce the frame.

But there is a way out of mistaken identification or ‘running a dream of a life in place of who you truly are’. But do you will this? – or merely engage in wishful thinking so as to play out the idea of waking up without actually addressing the underlying framework of definition and its resulting distortion filter of a true desire. Because you CANNOT be without a true desire somewhere underneath all the complexity of engagement in a false will.

The desire for love and power is rooted in our nature – but our grasping possession speaks of self-LACK – no matter what is stuffed into the lack or presented over it.

To be finally done with self-rejection (projected onto others and world) must be the recognition it offers nothing you want while costing appreciation of all that you are.

The nature of the deceit by which we are denied is the inducement to align in self-lack.
How do we wake from a ‘reality’ that is the only self and world we know?
Question everything – but as the desire to know and be restored to the true.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 12:22 AM
Reply to  Brian Steere

‘Can death be sleep, when Life is but a Dream?’ The ‘waking dream’ is an old concept, and a Waking Nightmare plainly the reality of ecological collapse, geo-political insanity and economic villainy that is our poor ‘civilization’ in its death-throes. No amount of persiflage and casuistic malarkey is going to change that reality. I am living surrounded by fires that the deranged dead souls of the Right are shrieking do not exist, have always happened and were caused by Green and Moslem arsonists. If that is not the nightmare of a ‘sapient’ species on the brink of self-destruction, then I’m surprised.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 9, 2020 11:08 AM

Nothing can change the reality that you give your experience.
The USE of fear and destructive or negative outcomes as leverage to support the sustainability of the dream – or nightmare – is right to call into question.

The investment in the negative outcome is then the means to ‘power’ in the dream.

The underlying climatic conditions for bush fires are on record. Tony Heller has shown a very wide range of both news reports and official data that show this very clearly and soberly. The weaponisers of fear choose to sample such as to exclude such events or merely make assertions of ignorance in regard to them.

Aboriginal peoples used fire to hunt – and also to keep larger areas clear. The ‘Nature protecting deceit of a Green control agenda’ actively blocks proper management in this respect.

Many if not most fires are associated with humans starting them. This can be arson, but also negligence or error. Nature can also start fires. Nature is an electrical phenomena.

Solar minimum is associated with the blocking and looping of the polar streams into tropical latitudes. This is having an opposite effect in N America to that of Australia.

Mainstream Media are giving an orchestrated and hysterical framing to events that are catastrophic to those who lose life and property but are not imminent signs of the End of The World. Nature grows back anew.

If you were at all concerned with ecological catastrophe you would not worship it so.

A poor civilisation (sic) is self-destructive. There is a deep belief in human thinking, that God is Destructive – and that creating a new order is to do likewise.
This is also the mind that hates life as it is and must deny and replace it with a fantasy or ‘dream’ given power.

Insofar as WE are self-destructive – the primary vector of this is self-conceit or indeed self-deceit and self-illusion. The very ‘mind’ with which we think we think alone is invisible to those who choose to use – and be used by it.

Insofar as we identify the life as the body imaged – we have the world of its frailty and transience. Wake up Man!

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 9:43 PM
Reply to  Brian Steere

Once you quote the malignant denialist buffoon Heller, I know exactly where you are coming from, and what your pompous, ignorant, stupid, pseudo-intellectual maunderings are disguising.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 10, 2020 1:18 AM

You are a funny man.
I didn’t quote Heller. I referred to the news cuttings that clearly and completely refute absurd and hysterical media claims.
Your only resort is hate and smear.

I doubt that you are allowed to look at anything except officially sanctioned compliance.
No thinking allowed mr le sarc. All the thinking is done for you.

I make various points in response to you and you avoid all of them under the vilification and denial strategy.

Yes I read where you are coming from – and yet I know you have a choice. I cant join with your choice – but I can and do join with your capacity to make a better one – in terms of your freedom and joy in life.

Even through such challenges as you are clearly facing.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 10, 2020 7:59 AM
Reply to  Brian Steere

More truly spectacular projection, coming from a denialist thoroughly brainwashed in the anti-rational, anti-scientific and anti-Life death cult produced by the very capitalists and Rightists he pretends to oppose. I have read Heller, and he’s just another, no doubt well-remunerated, Rightwing, denialist vacuole.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 10, 2020 10:39 AM

Ah – but what about the newspaper clips and statistical selectivity of samples he makes clear? They reveal a very wide range of media hysteria to be just that – a leverage to hysteria seeking its tipping point.

So never mind your list of ‘denials’ – aimed at the person – that I take it are all about everyone who does not comply and conform to your (accepted and espoused) views.
what about the issues that are being raised?

Your inability – indeed refusal – to engage in dialogue to the issues is your resort to an ‘officially backed’ narrative by which to deny all human rights while pretending to ‘save us’.
I don’t deny self-interest – but I see that conflict of interests will undermine a true self interest. Such as vaccine regulators owning multiple vaccine patents and earning millions of dollars for what they are also paid and trust to oversee.
But to anyone who hasn’t swallowed the globalist framing in deceit, the primary conflict of interest is in those who use deceit to undermine human being, human consciousness and human society – so as to replace it with inhuman systems of control – that they think represent some kind of progress, victory or achievement.
Hate agenda masking as right to rule – and to decide what can be spoken of and what cant, Who will be allowed energy or food, family or life and who wont.
No one need understand the complexity of a priesthood of scientific specialism, exclusivity and myopia, to discern loveless deceit – and essentially hold the stance ‘Thanks – but no thanks!’.
This is different to fighting deceit with deceit – as if the wrong seen in another makes the accuser right – and untouchable!

Just read your comments and see the appeal to guilt, to hate and to exclusion and denial. Or all comments – and discern where the identity set under fear’s compliance hides itself in the attack on others under some banner of saving or protecting from evils that it promises to eradicate.

That is how evil feeds on our life force. It uses your fear and gives you a false sense of temporary power or protection.

What I write can be engaged with as a series of points, an argument or proposition.
But what you are saying is … self asserting vitriol, that sets itself above the possibility of dialogue, relationship, transparency, or accountability.

I know I witness to having made a choice FOR Life as relationship and communication regardless the ‘temptation’ to damn, exclude, unperson or deny.

I see this as the key to Our Times and Timing. All else leads to this recognition and acceptance that what we reacted in as self-protective was self (and other – and life) damning.

The most important thing about the past is that it is not currently active. And so what you use it for remains a present choice – or perhaps better said – a present unwillingness to accept and align in a knowing self-betrayal. Because we cannot ‘clean ourselves up’ within its frame no matter how much or how many we sacrifice to sustain our illusions.

There has to be a better way. And I join with you in willingness to find it – and being found in it.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 11, 2020 12:14 AM
Reply to  Brian Steere

Your crude and casuistic denialism does not enjoy much sympathy here in Australia today, as decades of fanatical efforts by Rightwing denialists have brought us to the ecological catastrophe that denialists like you STILL deny is even happening. The catastrophe predicted for thirty years by the scientists you vilify and misrepresent. And it is not surprising to see that, with your back the wall, the volume and desperation of denialist propaganda only ever grows more hypertrophied. The effort to lie reality into line has met its Nemesis.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 11, 2020 11:08 AM

richard le sarc, No! Not at all. There is no truth, love or reason in your pretending to communicate.

You are wilfully twisting all that I am saying into the expression of your personal agenda.

But there’s no one there but a an attack on truth, love and reason. Who are qualities of One and cannot BE attacked but by deceit given reality.

Where are you’?
I can completely understand the story you are mouthing and why it has been made up and believed, but I don’t understand why anyone in their right mind would WANT to believe it – excepting it saves them from a greater fear.

To look upon the desecration of your own heart is to OWN what you have flagged out to the evils and treachery of others and attacked out there.
However do not let the hate return to damn you, but choose not to choose it – no matter how it screams its stories to your fear they are true.

Of yourself you cannot do this, because you are not ‘of yourself’ and the attempt to make it so is in error.

What you give and receive is an always present responsibility. Correction is realignment to a present relationship in life – not the eradication or the denying of false flagged ‘denialism’ that shrieks grievance in outrage by masking in cherished and holy ‘victim’.

That ‘Catastrophe’ that is imminent and unfolding as we speak is of the uncovering of truth to an appreciation of love and reason – because the light of truth is an undoing of the supports for the sustainability of the lies in its place.

Desperation on behalf of the lie will reveal itself as exactly that – desperate, ungrounded and hysterical – and yet ingeniously seeking any way to evade relational exposure.

Such are the times and the mind of the times.
If you want to actually discuss any of the issues, you have to show some willingness for relationship. Robotic strategies don’t have to be ‘artificial intelligence – so much as an artifice mimicking intelligence as a weapon of war.

Not a war that can be won, but a war by which war can be masked and maintained AS IF toward a necessary or meaningful goal. How could anyone NOT align in the Holy War on deniers, anti’s and ‘officially consensused Enemies of the Planet’?

Yet when put in such terms how could anyone accept or choose it?

It is all about the ‘survival’ of the systemic control by threat and fear as the means of gaining freedom from fear. Scarcity as the means of gaining control over. Organised scarcity masks as the allure of power and protection by which we exchange our love, reason and honesty for a deceit.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 11, 2020 11:15 PM
Reply to  Brian Steere

To describe the vulgar denialism that you peddle, covered in a mucilaginous coating of pseudo-profound mambo-jambo, as ‘..truth, love and reason’, is the most deranged denialist insanity I have yet seen-my point concerning the denialists going barking mad as their death-cult is exposed by hideous reality is proved.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 7, 2020 5:09 PM

<a href="https://www.amazon.co.uk/Seeds-Destruction-Hidden-Genetic-Manipulation/dp/0973714727F. William Engdahl’s Seeds of Destruction illuminates the weaponisation of food as one of many vectors of a global control.
I recommend it – so that you realise these are not social policies rising from mistaken thinking – but are planned, and executed by design. It isn’t just about the GMO aspect.

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Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 7, 2020 5:17 PM
Reply to  Brian Steere

Yes, a very good read indeed – highly recommended!

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 7, 2020 8:57 PM
Reply to  Brian Steere

It is the genocide policy, the long desired plan to be rid of the 90% of mostly non-Western ‘useless eaters’ for whom the ‘Gods Upon the Earth’ have no use, and see only as a threat. It will be bio-warfare, of course, everything else being too destructive of property.

Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 7, 2020 10:19 PM

@rich le sarc

I agree with you on this issue (and gave you a like), but I do not agree with your delusional human-induced climate change/’climate emergency’ religion. Read Piers Corbyn’s work, the late great David Bellamy words on the matter, and many other scientists for more accurate info (not just the lackeys that bend to the estab’s official line that you seem to believe).

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 8, 2020 11:14 AM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

The weaponising of a ‘climate of fear’ is a principle ruse by which to induce measures of self-extinction or at least severe contraction.
If anyone cant see it it is because of greenwash of both nurtured and targeted ‘incentivisation’.
Hysteria marks the ‘tipping point’.

The regulatory structure for ‘carbon sin’ sets a basis for the introduction of similar sins against X Y or Z such as to mark out any critical voice to ANY narrative dictate – or as it is called ‘scientific consensus’.

Its all persisting the pattern of a false sense of possession and control that then generates lack, scarcity, competition and power struggle by which we are dispossessed of all that we TRULY have and are.

The SEEMING anti capitalism of a captured and subverted Green movement is the consolidation of current capital controls and leverages at a global level in the hands of those who seek power for their own agenda.

While allying against common enemy – ie The Human Population – elitism is hardly a basis from which to establish and share in a common Good or workable reality. Once the ‘common enemy’ is drugged, degraded and networked into a global Internment of Things, cleared from Private Nature Inc. and sorted into early obsolescence or utility in Smart City concentrations – the need for ‘enemy’ erupts between them – for elitism or self-special exceptionalism has no rest in truth but must deny the life in others so as to use it as their own.

Ingenuity ‘outsources’ the consequence of its own deceit onto others by inducing fear, guilt and division under seemingly worthy or compelling cause.

Once you recognise yourself in this you have a basis to detect deceit and nip it in the bud instead of working through its tangle to establish what is or isn’t true in any of what it says. “Thanks – but No Thanks!”

Deceit runs blind – under a seemingly necessary or justified exception where an outcome is framed that truth, integrity, honesty of being, relationship and communication – are denied or sacrificed to either attain – or avert and forfend.

But the goal is falsely framed or flagged to serve private agenda – with global and local energy control being the prize. Control the energy and you control the nations. Control the food and you control the people. These are two vectors of many. If MSM give it coverage its part of the control of information as the framing of narrative.

Relationships of ‘control’ are not relationships, but fantasy enacted out in dissociation.
Dis-entanglement from a false or masking reality is not engaging within its frame – but opening the awareness to see how we frame ourselves. ‘THEY’ do not do it without a correspondence or ‘back door’ – hence the deep psychological profiling and targeting of your hopes and fears, hidden hates and shame. When we look out to see what is wrong with others and world rather than what is right – we are in the same mindset of rejection, un-personing and fantasy dominance from a sense of love or true regard withheld.

But without the light of love, many would rather limit and deny life in self, other and world, so as NOT to have to bring their psychic-emotional conflicts to awareness. Outsource it to ‘carbon’ and direct the hate to ‘denialism’ in any who refuse to shut their eyes. ‘Anti-Bios’ seeks only to save itself upon the death of love’s awareness now.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 12:26 AM
Reply to  Brian Steere

That the global over-class are using the ecological Holocaust to profit, plunder and maintain control is no surprise. But to then, in a fit of paranoia, assert that that effort refutes established science and the overwhelming evidence from reality, is demented and suicidal.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 9, 2020 10:33 AM

Establishment ‘science’ is marketised and weaponised corporate infrastructure.
The use of Green guilt is misdirected from its true responsibility.
False flagged to carbon dioxide just as heart disease was false flagged to butter or eggs. Established ‘science’ upheld that and innumerable other deceits for 30-40 years. Regardless it is revealed false there are those who persist the invested identity of a conditioned mindset.

I am not paranoid with regard to a pervasive systemic corruption of the mind. But any who invests their identity and hope within such a framing in deceit will have fear clutching at his heart – because their ‘truth’ cannot stand close inspection – and so must be protected from independent scientific transparency and accountability by force and guile.

What you take as ‘science’ is dogma as a belief set that protects your identified mindset from doubt.

The corruption of science proceeded from its outset. The ‘sacred history’ of scientific discovery would have you believe that when competing models or theories arise, the one that prevails, and becomes foundation for all that comes after, is because it is proved true.

But the social and political context is one where weaponisation and marketisation either drive the research or subvert the findings. Only naive and wishful ignorance would presume that those who wield huge financial and social influence are seeking ‘the truth’ that serves all.

Fear and fear-driven self-interest are internalised or normalised as filtering distortion for what gets researched and to what end. The ability to frame the narrative of ‘settled science’ is tyranny when political power is effected to assert, propagate and deny other’s a voice. What is the tyranny BUT paranoid of any and every ‘rival’. But science proper is not a clash of egos, or contest for funding, or marketing, but the uncovering of the already true so as to better align within what Is.

Monopolar ‘science’ dictates the framing of what answers are to be found – or else… IE: Funding and career are given to studying the ‘man-made’ contribution to climate. Thus the ‘correct answer’ is written on the stick being thrown by your master to go fetch.

The bubble-mindset of a false reality is not just for egos seeking protection from hurt feelings, but is the logical outcome of investing in a consensus reality as Reality itself.

Science proper, is the means to free ourselves and our minds from deceits masking as true, by questioning the framing of our believed social currency of experience or ‘reality experience’. But to do so calls on love of truth.
Religion – or better – spiritual coherence – is the sharing of the appreciation of the truth of loving in whatever way we are truly moved.
These two are one. Love of truth and truth of love.
But love of the ‘truth’ that serves your private or hidden agenda is bias, adulteration, substitution, and war by deceit.

You are worshipping your ecological ‘Holocaust’ because it seems to give you identity in the illusion of power.
This is the signature of a deceit that raises victimhood to ‘holiness’ such that it overrides and frames all else.
Nature as ‘victim’ is being pushed into the minds of the many by the callous few, not least into the very young. But for their purpose Nature is already enslaved. It is YOU who are the sacrificial ‘holocaust’ by which they intend to take the world they presume to be their right. It is YOUR consent to suffer and die that they use as currency. And it is by framing this as ‘War on Catastrophe’, that you can claim plausible deniability for your following orders from ‘above’.
The use of rationality for self-justification is a refusal to bring the mindset to doubt. Too big to fail?

Financial corruption: how much of what is presumed asset is in fact toxic debt? (False currency).
Scientific corruption: ‘Perhaps half the literature is false or unreliable – but we don’t know which half’. (False currency).

To many, carrying on as normal under false currency seems a consensus reality – at least until the bottom falls out. But this operates a parasitic self-destructive competition to be higher in a sinking ship, or to fight to ensure you pass on the toxic consequence to others before the music stops. But this is not a love of self so much as a private conflicted identity set against fear of LOSING with which truth has become associated with.

In a blame culture – who wants to be targeted as the means to dump or offload toxic hate? How can science or any other human endeavour function, let alone flourish, in such a psychic emotional context?

The mind is revealed framed in fear-drive hate – and I do not mean to cast blame for hate feelings that move in us – but to raise them to a true awareness. This is the last place those who hide their hate in other-dumping will be willing to look. And so there is little funding or support for self-honesty and perhaps persecution or social exclusion.

But in order for the lie to extend its sustainability – it HAS to let in enough truth for workability – else the whole things collapses. Denial is always absolutely dependent on what it denies to seem to exist as a self-supported reality. For to deny your true support is to deny your own Life. Therefore the obfuscations and mysteries of an elite priest class of insider dealing.

But is this not the same as saying you know – but don’t want to be aware of knowing? Or ‘They made me do it!’. At some level you , me, we give permission NOT to know as the wish to know something else. Because truth is become associated with pain of loss or sacrifice – and so we willingly sacrifice all that is true for a protection racket. The demand for Unconsciousness is the wish to be saved from the self we hate and fear and hide – and thus invest in.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 10, 2020 8:03 AM
Reply to  Brian Steere

I can hardly think of any statement more psychologically sick, insulting and plain wicked than to accuse those trying to avert an ecological Holocaust, of ‘worshipping’ it. That is the purest projection because it is precisely the denialists who deny EVERY ecological crisis, who are the true worshippers of Death. To spend so much time twisting, disinforming, repeatedly peddling long discredited lies and vilifying those fighting for Life on Earth, is, in my opinion, truly diabolical.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 10, 2020 10:48 AM

Indeed you can hardly think.

Let your example serve a warning to all who can yet think – and though you know not what you do – may you yet come to know Life on Earth in the here and now as a truly shared blessing of appreciation.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 11, 2020 12:18 AM
Reply to  Brian Steere

Go and peddle your bizarre pathopsychological pap to the communities devastated by megafires, those who faced fires hundreds of metres high, that came like a roaring jet-engine, that burned all in their path to ash, and drove people to huddle fearfully on the sea-shore. Tell them that that is ‘…a truly shared blessing of appreciation’. And tell them that what even worse is yet to come, guaranteed by denialism and capitalist greed, is a ‘blessing’.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 11, 2020 11:34 AM

Oh where would you be without using other people’s fear as fuel for YOUR agenda!

You are conflating and twisting what I say to your own propaganda.

But in your abject worship of horror and destruction are you not saying there IS NO OTHER true blessing or appreciation.

Catastrophe is an intimate part of our human experience. I am human being – and am intimate with fear, pain and loss as part of the unfolding experience of human existence. However, I do not worship fear, pain and loss as power over Life and so I can speak in witness FOR Life.

Fear of Life runs as deceit in the mind of fear of pain of loss of self. Everyone protects their investment as their self. Invest wisely then – for the world of change always changes.

You cannot share anything worthy in the frame of using the suffering and loss of others as your own political capital.

Insofar as my experience of such pain – those who were the most difficult to abide were those who feigned to ‘understand’ or ‘care’ or ‘help’ so as to get me to make them feel better.

I understood they simply could not face their experience – but I was not going to override my own grief to fit into their narrative demands.

Nor will I deny my love for the people going through these experiences to join with your imposture.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 11, 2020 11:34 PM
Reply to  Brian Steere

Your TOTAL lack of compassion and empathy with those victims of a fire terror that you denialists have directly helped to cause, is nowhere more apparent than in this dreadful screed. That you attempt to deny it, what else, with phony declarations of ‘love’, merely adds nausea to contempt.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 12:24 AM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

Piers Corbyn is a buffoon, and Bellamy was so utterly discredited and humiliated by Monbiot twenty years ago that it takes real chutzpah to bring him up. If they are your intellectual cynosures, then I’m not surprised.

Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 9, 2020 11:25 AM

I think many people will disagree with you there!

Don’t just take my (or anyone else’s word for it) Although they are not plastered across the MSM, once people become aware of them and their work, Piers Corbyn and the late David Bellamy are very highly regarded (and on the whole extremely accurate about their subjects and issues). All people need to do is go to their youtube videos/websites/blogs (not just their own but others; the people interviewing them and lauding them) and all comments sections to see the truth about what the general public think of them (rather than the official MSM biased view that you are peddling here).

Research for yourself.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 10, 2020 8:06 AM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

Bellamy had a fine career as a naturalist until he lent his kudos to the deranged denialist cult. He was well and truly humiliated when he clashed with Monbiot over glacial retreat, which was a great pity, as it cast a pall over his otherwise excellent career. Corbyn is simply a buffoon.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 9, 2020 11:44 AM

Piers may be his own worst enemy – is he alone in that? – but corporations pay him to give long range weather forecasts based on analysing the data of Solar activity in the past and finding matches in current trends.

Boris is also a buffoon – and has trained to make it his branding. Unless something else blocks him, he will open the UK to biotechnical manipulations by removal of regulatory protections. I don’t think you have any notion of what ecocide actively is – but are captive to a cover story by which to know not what you do.

If you want to invoke Monbiot as an ‘authority’ then you at least show your colours. The discrediting and humiliating of the PERSON is the means by which the narrative is protected against question.

David Bellamy was actually a real scientist as well as media presenter. As such he was unable and unwilling to engage in fraud. Now we have science being censored for its political correctness before publishing. Not really left or right – but insidious manipulation of mind control.

A Luciferian agenda runs caustic hatred, seeking guilt to feed its private fantasy; destruction to give worship to and rituals of sacrifice to get off on.
As if hating and attacking the error in the living is the power of right – to which all must yield. For who can stand sinless in this world? – excepting the cleansing ‘righteousness’ of asserted correctness?

I could see peace instead of this!

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 9:45 PM
Reply to  Brian Steere

‘Corporation pay him..’ Says it all about your heroes. Do you get a ‘consideration’ yourself for your bog-standard denialist clap-trap.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 10, 2020 1:22 AM

Of course Monbiot is a paid stooge – but do you really think that 30 years and more of propagandising the AGW narrative via multiple fronts is not one of the most heavily financially backed agendas ever to have been undertaken?

I get paid in sarcs 😉

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 10, 2020 8:09 AM
Reply to  Brian Steere

Publishing the established science and facts of anthropogenic climate destabilisation pays little in contrast to the loot on offer from the denialist industry for the still tiny coterie of deniqalist disinformationists with any scientific credibility. And the fossil fuel industry, whose interests you represent, is worth tens of trillions in assets, the biggest pile of loot in all history. To not get any ‘consideration’ for such public humiliation as you engage in, hardly seems fair.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 10, 2020 11:44 PM

Repeat and reinforce the framing of the lie in every possible way – over and over.
Affect outrage and call for denying the refusal to conform or comply.

This is a recognisable signature pattern that does not require scientific analysis.

Ha! If anyone should regard my work as worthy of renumeration – I am open to gratitude!

I write for and from the freedom to be myself – with you.
I urge everyone to find or grow in ways to be true to ourself in relation to others.

Further Reflections of the theme … of denial

While ‘richard le sarc’s’ outrageous assertions offer an extreme (but prevalent) example – our social masking is in effect already the result of previous deceits woven into ‘accepted reality’.

Bringing deceits to self-awareness is a different choice than sacrificing self-awareness to deceit in order to protect an underlying sense of possession and control.

The ‘fight against darkness’ will take all the light we give it to feed upon and use against us, under the premise of restoring or regaining power and safety. (This is not to say there is no place for forceful or unequivocal communication for a core integrity of being)

The reaction to being denied will seek power by any means available in demand of acceptance in light.

Fear of overwhelming denial will hide in anything, anywhere so as not to be exposed in powerlessness to pain of loss.

Self-Awareness is already ‘light’ – not in the sense of the body’s eyes but as the quality of noticing, of recognition and resonant appreciation. It is more intimate to us than any thing/think.

Can we give recognition and acceptance to the light or ‘Isness’ of being, while enacting the script of an split minded attempt to both deny AND be free from denial?

Notice that the selection of an exclusive or possessive focus inherently rejects what is discarded and generates dissonance while we persist the invested identity.

To persist in self illusion as an exclusive focus of attention and attention is the meaning of sin. Loss of communion with the presence that is the felt and recognised Life, is the ‘wages of wilful self-illusion’. A place where love comes to die. Over and over again.

What a tangled web of deceit we weave…
But if it is deceit – then it is NOT true or truly alive – but has only (but not less than) the power or light of self-allegiance and protection we give it.

The mind of deceit – ITSELF – has to be revealed worthless or meaningless. To struggle within each tentacle of its paralysis is to feed it some more.

No one needs a ‘how to’ on releasing the meaningless – and so the fact that we do not or have not – is the witness to it serving some purpose or payoff in our own thought and belief.

‘Clearing up our own room’ – is also accepting responsibility for our own thought choices. No one can do this for us, but we can open a culture of support by the act of self-inclusion rather than self-exclusivity and its sidekick, forcible inclusion.

‘Projecting’ is the nature and function of Mind – but as a psychological term is associated with the defence of trying to give onto others so as to ‘get rid of’ or deny from our conscious awareness. This operates ‘giving’ in order to GET as the override or usurping of giving and receiving as a unified movement of being.

In a ‘world’ for GETTING we are piling up hell of our denials ‘outside’ a private sense of possession and control.
In such a framing, GIVING is LOSING or sacrifice – and so power struggle and deceit operate to define the world such that the denied pay the price for a systemic elitism of conflict management.

The denied are conditioned to expect denial as life and cling to the little that they hath in fear of total loss and so deny the possibility or hope of change in aligning under the devil they know.

The denying are conditioned to GET their life by taking it – and can never GET enough – because it is not truly theirs to share and be in – and so in effect they are also denied by a false sense of possession that can never satisfy.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 11, 2020 12:25 AM
Reply to  Brian Steere

The only ‘deceit’ is that of the fanatic Life-haters of the denialist industry. There have been decades of lies, endlessly repeated, misrepresentation, distortion and sheer hatred of Life on Earth, by those on the fossil fuel and Rightwing denialist industries, and now the climate destabilisation catastrophe is upon us, and yet, still, you deny it all, and claim that EVERYTHING, science, observations, peer review, the opinions of non-deranged and decent human beings, is a gigantic conspiracy without parallel in history, and mass ignorance and stupidity. The crass psychopathological projection is unmatched. And your contentless, meandering, babbling, maunderings are actually not at all convincing, even for Dunning-Krugerites, I would be quite certain.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 11, 2020 11:56 AM

You made up ‘denialism’. It works your agenda of divide and rule.

You are seeking to outsource (dump) your agenda onto me – and my fellow human beings – by couching a truth in a lie.

Yes, the ‘Energy Cartel’ operates an anti-life agenda as a monopolistic and global intent that has expanded into effective control over all arenas of human needs or dependencies – so as to operate a broad spectrum dominance over the mind of Man.

The TOKEN sacrifice of ‘fossil’ fuels via the demonisation of ‘carbon’ is simply using your hate and fear to operate their consolidation of control. Checkmate!

There are many who side with the deceit as the power under which they believe to know what side their bread is buttered.

Or in business terms – ‘do you want to eat or be meat?’.

I reject the framing in hate and war, but I understand you may not have the willingness to see it as it is – because to question one’s own reality and beliefs is framed and ruled OUT by narrative dictate.

When enough people choose to look the other way, deceit runs in place of truth. Everyone may have a different ‘justification’ – and the core conspiracy may be totally out in the open in a world where everyone has learned what not to ask, or see or say.

But the King has no clothes!

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 11, 2020 11:42 PM
Reply to  Brian Steere

YOU created denialism, not I. I abhor it, with its omnicidal drive to work for the fossil fuel industry, through peddling lies and disinformation, even now, as the Holocaust is descending upon us. And you add insult to injury by declaring that your crass, unscientific, irrational denialism is driven by ‘love’, for the victims, ie all of us. The only explanations for denialism as the world burns, now, are either utter idiocy and total brainwashing by the Rightist MSM, or some sort of collaboration with the Right and/or fossil fuels in their omnicidal Crusade to exterminate humanity to protect profits in the trillions, therefore knowing peddling of increasingly hysterical denialism. Your schtick of coating it all in pseudo-psychological gibberish is a new low-but I’m sure we’ll see many others as the denialist industry grows increasingly desperate, and threatened by the prospect of Justice.

Brian Steere
Brian Steere
Jan 8, 2020 11:33 AM

No – the destruction of infrastructure and property is very much intended. Take a holiday in Iraq or Syria.
The useless eaters are mostly Western ‘baggage’ and the reduction of the ‘developing’ peoples is simply part of the aid packages such as to ensure they cannot develop to become a threat.
This is not to say that ‘medical’ interventions are not a vector of war – or the masking of toxic exposures as vectors of infection requiring ‘medical’ or biotech intervention.
Eugenics is a top down idea that never went away. The haves would get rid of the ‘undesirables’ and have the leverage to implement it. But it is like tyranny – running as a soft war. Eat your junk, get your shots and keep taking the tablets, while screened under our framing of ‘incentivised’ protection.

All who would be as ‘gods on Earth’ share the same private agenda of judgement over life. This is hatred of Life – excepting it meet our conditions. It is a mind set in ‘backwards’ that sees everything and everyone ELSE as the problem – rather than recognise and release its own filtering lens of distortion.

Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 7, 2020 4:37 PM

Vandana Shiva is one of a few excellent genuine environmentalists and should get some coverage and applause. She has done and continues to do great work exposing the GMOs forced into India (and elsewhere) and reveals the continued plight of the farmers. Like her, I am a great advocate of organic, permaculture and biodynamic forms of food growing. Food sovereignty should be one of the most important issues addressed in all countries.

She is definitely against globalisation (as far as I know) but hope she is also aware of the con that is the ‘Climate emergency’ agenda led by XR and the Greens. ‘Climate Crisis’ etc is actually not about protecting the environment (they purposely omit the eco disasters such as: GMOs; geoengineering; fracking EMF frequencies related to wifi/mobiles and their masts/wireless (incl. DECT phones)/smart meters/4G and 5G etc No ‘Climate Emergency’ etc, and XR are ultimately a tool to help the global establishment try to gain complete control of the whole planet: all its land, all resources, and all humans (inside their proposed ‘smart grid’/IoT). See the UN manifesto, its SDGs, and Agends21/2030/2050/Global Governance etc documents; and the brilliant analyses of all these items online.

Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 7, 2020 4:43 PM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

No idea why my comment is italicized – I must have hit the i button just before I posted it! Apologies!

George Mc
George Mc
Jan 7, 2020 4:55 PM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

Italics sometimes overtake Off-G for reasons unknown.

George Mc
George Mc
Jan 7, 2020 4:58 PM
Reply to  George Mc

And it’s happened to me too! Looks like we’ll all be italicized for this one.

Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 7, 2020 5:15 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Yes, strange! Maybe OffG is bored and wants a change. We may all go ‘bold’ tomorrow (or even all go bald due to the stressful stuff happening in the world currently)!

Robbobbobin
Robbobbobin
Jan 9, 2020 12:33 PM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

No idea why my comment is italicized

The deterministic electronic dunce recognized a soulmate.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 7, 2020 9:01 PM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

There IS a climate destabilisation emergency. That the ruling parasites seek to exploit it is irrelevant to the science and to reality. You will find that those opposed to climate destabilisation are generally opposed to all those other ecological outrages you list, and to assert otherwise is simply incorrect.

Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 7, 2020 10:23 PM

Are you one of those funny ones who believe “The science is settled!”? If so, you had better brush up on the Scientific Method and find out what science is actually about. Did you know that the world’s scientific publications are now owned by a very small handful of people/orgs – that in itself makes modern ‘science’ unscientific.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 8, 2020 7:09 AM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

Dear me-ALL the Academies of Science and scientific societies on Earth know nothing of the Scientific Method, eh? And the melting glaciers, ice-caps, sea-ice and permafrost are all similarly ignorant, are they?

Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 8, 2020 9:36 AM

If virtually all of the scientific publications in the world are in the hands of the small group of establishment globalists, do you not think their vested interests makes ‘science’ moot? Do you not agree that their bias will inflict itself on the Scientific Method making it obsolete? The people who own these papers will be biased and cherry pick (and fund?) the papers and results of their choosing? It would be naive to assume there would be no bias in globalist/corporate-owned publications.

MSM even the Graun wrote articles about this subject.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 12:30 AM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

Your paranoid delusions are typical of Rightists, who comprise the vast bulk of denialists. The vast global conspiracy of hundreds of thousands of scientists, environmentalists, observers in the field like farmers and inhabitants of northern lands, let alone those co-conspiratores, the ice-fields, glaciers and permafrost, exists only in your fevered mind, and that of all Right-thinking obscurants everywhere.

Tallis Marsh
Tallis Marsh
Jan 9, 2020 11:14 AM

LOL Trying to get personal now? Ad hominem attacks show you have nothing of substance to add to the debate. Your sophistry and gaslighting is laughable and transparent.

Oh and stop up-voting your own comments to try to make it look as if you have gravitas (I’ve seen you do it more than once in real-time) – it is pathetic and desperate, dear. People do not have to believe me, my comments or anyone else’s but they should be able to make posts and debate without trolls/sockpuppets/shills/astroturfers (in some websites working hand-in-hand with biased moderators) trying to gaslight, censor or ban them, don’t you agree?

This will be my last communication with you as I do not humour disrupters like you (it’s a waste of time as uber-spin and gaslighting is your ilk’s only shtick; I’ve had enough of it after 12 years of it, to be honest). My only agenda for writing on forums (I do not have any social media accounts and never have) is to share knowledge and read other peoples’ posts and knowledge-gems (and relay them on to other people).

Do you not think truth is important to share without constant disruption from people with vested interests? We live in an age of almost complete media control and ultra-propaganda and censorship and unfortunately not just in the MSM but in the controlled, gate-keeping so-called ‘alternative’ media/blogs/websites. There are now too few places where people can share real information, news and evidence as it is, sadly. Hopefully things will get better including in soon in the real alternative sites.

Have a good day.

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 9:49 PM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

I have NEVER upvoted myself-why bother? Down to your usual standard of honesty, moral and intellectual. An own-goal!

richard le sarc
richard le sarc
Jan 9, 2020 9:46 PM
Reply to  Tallis Marsh

Vandana Shiva most definitely concurs with the science. I imagine that she would be a little perplexed to see a denialist fanatic like you quoting her approvingly, but she seems a forgiving person.