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Invasion of the New Normals

CJ Hopkins

They’re here! No, not the pod people from Invasion of the Body Snatchers. We’re not being colonized by giant alien fruit. I’m afraid it is a little more serious than that. People’s minds are being taken over by a much more destructive and less otherworldly force … a force that transforms them overnight into aggressively paranoid, order-following, propaganda-parroting totalitarians.

You know the people I’m talking about. Some of them are probably your friends and family, people you have known for years, and who had always seemed completely rational, but who are now convinced that we need to radically alter the fabric of human society to protect ourselves from a virus that causes mild to moderate flu-like symptoms (or absolutely no symptoms at all) in over 95% of those infected, and that over 99.6% survive, which, it goes without saying, is totally insane.

I’ve been calling them “corona-totalitarians,” but I’m going to call them the “New Normals” from now on, as that more accurately evokes the pathologized-totalitarian ideology they are systematically spreading. At this point, I think it is important to do that, because, clearly, their ideological program has nothing to do with any actual virus, or any other actual public health threat.

As is glaringly obvious to anyone whose mind has not been taken over yet, the “apocalyptic coronavirus pandemic” was always just a Trojan horse, a means of introducing the “New Normal,” which they’ve been doing since the very beginning.

The official propaganda started in March, and it reached full intensity in early April. Suddenly, references to the “New Normal” were everywhere, not only in the leading corporate media (e.g., CNNNPRCNBCThe New York TimesThe GuardianThe AtlanticForbes, et al.)the IMF and the World Bank Group, the WEFUNWHOCDC (and the list goes on), but also on the blogs of athletic organizationsglobal management consulting firmscharter school websites, and random YouTube videos.

The slogan has been relentlessly repeated (in a textbook totalitarian “big lie” fashion) for going on the past six months. We have heard it repeated so many times that many of us have forgotten how insane it is, the idea that the fundamental structure of society needs to be drastically and irrevocably altered on account of a virus that poses no threat to the vast majority of the human species.

And, make no mistake, that is exactly what the “New Normal” movement intends to do. “New Normalism” is a classic totalitarian movement (albeit with a pathological twist), and it is the goal of every totalitarian movement to radically, utterly transform society, to remake the world in its monstrous image.

That is what totalitarianism is, this desire to establish complete control over everything and everyone, every thought, emotion, and human interaction. The character of its ideology changes (i.e., Nazism, Stalinism, Maoism, etc.), but this desire for complete control over people, over society, and ultimately life itself, is the essence of totalitarianism … and what has taken over the minds of the New Normals.

In the New Normal society they want to establish, as in every totalitarian society, fear and conformity will be pervasive. Their ideology is a pathologized ideology (as opposed to, say, the racialized ideology of the Nazis), so its symbology will be pathological. Fear of disease, infection, and death, and obsessive attention to matters of health will dominate every aspect of life. Paranoid propaganda and ideological conditioning will be ubiquitous and constant.

Everyone will be forced to wear medical masks to maintain a constant level of fear and an omnipresent atmosphere of sickness and death, as if the world were one big infectious disease ward. Everyone will wear these masks at all times, at work, at home, in their cars, everywhere. Anyone who fails or refuses to do so will be deemed “a threat to public health,” and beaten and arrested by the police or the military, or swarmed by mobs of New Normal vigilantes.

Cities, regions, and entire countries will be subjected to random police-state lockdowns, which will be justified by the threat of “infection.” People will be confined to their homes for up to 23-hours a day, and allowed out only for “essential reasons.” Police and soldiers will patrol the streets, stopping people, checking their papers, and beating and arresting anyone out in public without the proper documents, or walking or standing too close to other people, like they are doing in Melbourne, Australia, currently.

The threat of “infection” will be used to justify increasingly insane and authoritarian edicts, compulsory demonstration-of-fealty rituals, and eventually the elimination of all forms of dissent. Just as the Nazis believed they were waging a war against the “subhuman races,” the New Normals will be waging a war on “disease,” and on anyone who “endangers the public health” by challenging their ideological narrative.

Like every other totalitarian movement, in the end, they will do whatever is necessary to purify society of “degenerate influences” (i.e., anyone who questions or disagrees with them, or who refuses to obey their every command).

They are already aggressively censoring the Internet and banning their opponents’ political protests, and political leaders and the corporate media are systematically stigmatizing those of us who dare to challenge their official narrative as “extremists,” “Nazis,” “conspiracy theorists,” “covidiots,” “coronavirus deniers,” “anti-vaxxers,” and “esoteric” freaks. One German official even went so far as to demand that dissidents be deported … presumably on trains to somewhere in the East.

Despite this increasing totalitarianization and pathologization of virtually everything, the New Normals will carry on with their lives as if everything were … well, completely normal. They will go out to restaurants and the movies in their masks. They will work, eat, and sleep in their masks. Families will go on holiday in their masks, or in their “Personal Protective Upper-Body Bubble-Wear.”

They will arrive at the airport eight hours early, stand in their little color-coded boxes, and then follow the arrows on the floor to the “health officials” in the hazmat suits, who will take their temperature through their foreheads and shove ten-inch swabs into their sinus cavities. Parents who wish to forego this experience will have the option to preventatively vaccinate themselves and their children with the latest experimental vaccine (after signing a liability waiver, of course) within a week or so before their flights, and then present the officials with proof of vaccination (and of their compliance with various other “health guidelines”) on their digital Identity and Public Health Passports, or subdermal biometric chips.

Children, as always, will suffer the worst of it. They will be terrorized and confused from the moment they are born, by their parents, their teachers, and by the society at large. They will be subjected to ideological conditioning and paranoid behavioral modification at every stage of their socialization … with fanciful reusable corporate plague masks branded with loveable cartoon charactersparanoia-inducing picture books for toddlers, and paranoid “social distancing” rituals, among other forms of psychological torture.

This conditioning (or torture) will take place at home, as there will be no more schools, or rather, no public schools. The children of the wealthy will attend private schools, where they can be cost-effectively “socially-distanced.” Working class children will sit at home, alone, staring into screens, wearing their masks, their hyperactivity and anxiety disorders stabilized with anti-depressant medications.

And so on … I think you get the picture. I hope so, because I don’t have the heart to go on.

I pray this glimpse into the New Normal future has terrified and angered you enough to rise up against it before it is too late. This isn’t a joke, folks. The New Normals are serious. If you cannot see where their movement is headed, you do not understand totalitarianism. Once it starts, and reaches this stage, it does not stop, not without a fight. It continues to its logical conclusion.

The way that usually happens is, people tell themselves it isn’t happening, it can’t be happening, not to us. They tell themselves this as the totalitarian program is implemented, step by step, one seemingly harmless step at a time. They conform, because, at first, the stakes aren’t so high, and their conformity leads to more conformity, and the next thing they know they’re telling their grandchildren that they had no idea where the trains were going.

If you have made it through to the end of this essay, your mind hasn’t been taken over yet … the New Normals clicked off around paragraph 2.

What that means is that it is your responsibility to speak up, and to do whatever else you can, to stop the New Normal future from becoming a reality. You will not be rewarded for it. You will be ridiculed and castigated for it. Your New Normal friends will hate you for it. Your New Normal family will forsake you for it. The New Normal police might arrest you for it. It is your responsibility to do it anyway … as, of course, it is also mine.

CJ Hopkins is an award-winning American playwright, novelist and political satirist based in Berlin. His plays are published by Bloomsbury Publishing and Broadway Play Publishing, Inc. His dystopian novel, Zone 23, is published by Snoggsworthy, Swaine & Cormorant. Volume I of his Consent Factory Essays is published by Consent Factory Publishing, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Amalgamated Content, Inc. He can be reached at cjhopkins.com or consentfactory.org.

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MJBear
MJBear
Aug 17, 2020 6:24 PM

Had to comment. Couldn’t leave the number of comments the Antichrist number.

Rick Giombetti
Rick Giombetti
Aug 16, 2020 9:00 PM

A couple fictional archetypes who I think best represent “The New Normal” have come to mind for me since the start of the Covid fear propaganda campaign.

I’ve started watching again episodes of “The Odd Couple” television series. The show features the average Joe and lazy slob, newspaper sports writer Oscar Madison. Plus, his neat freak and overbearing nanny of a roommate, Felix Unger. Nobody would doubt that today Felix would be on the front lines of the War Against Covid. Yelling from from his apartment window at people out on the streets to go home and “flatten the curve”. Lecturing people about standing in their proper place in line. Wearing a mask while in public. There is an episode of the show where they take a cruise. The passengers along with Oscar get so tired of the nagging nanny ways of Felix that they place him under arrest in the brig. Today Felix is captain of the ship and it is Oscar and the other non-complaints getting thrown into the brig. And they ain’t getting out until they’ve been reeducated into compliance.

The cousin of Kyle Broflofski on “South Park”, Kyle Schwartz. Kyle S. is the alternate universe version of Kyle B. Where instead of being raised in a rustic small town in Colorado, he is raised as a stereotyped, sheltered upper middle class East Coast Jew. Just about every other sentence out of the mouth of Kyle S. is a complaint about something, and the entire world must be stopped in order to accommodate him. Many of his complaints are health related. An indication he gets taken to the doctor regularly, where he receives all kinds of often conflicting “expert” advice about what is wrong with him, and course of treatment. Like with Felix getting tossed into the brig on the Cruise ship, Kyle S. is obviously shunned by the common sense majority at school. Today Kyle S. is the school principal, issuing one edict after another for how all students must behave.

Roxie Hudak
Roxie Hudak
Aug 15, 2020 4:28 PM

Brilliant writing, CJ Hopkins, thank you. So much of what you say is on so many minds, but we don’t know how to express it as good as you do.

Waldorf
Waldorf
Aug 14, 2020 5:41 PM

I hope someone has turned the Sutherland photo illustrating this into a Covid meme – “You are not social distancing, heretic!”

Tony
Tony
Aug 14, 2020 10:05 AM

A New Normal takes Asda to task over lack of compliance:

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/uk-news/asda-updates-face-mask-policy-18763039

You just couldn’t make this shit up.

As an aside, I was confronted in a corner shop by a New Normal last night. My son complained of having a stomach ache. New Normal: “Should’ve been wearing a mask then.” Me: “No he shouldn’t.” New Normal: “Somebody should be wearing one.” Me: “I have an exemption, and mind your own business.” New Normal: ” You mind your business.” Me: “I was, you moron.”

argentine
argentine
Aug 14, 2020 12:02 AM

Hopkins is a Jew, kill him

Petra Liverani
Petra Liverani
Aug 14, 2020 8:03 AM
Reply to  argentine

What a ludicrous comment.

Waldorf
Waldorf
Aug 13, 2020 5:01 PM

I went to France on holiday and am now in Germany. I was camping with others. We got off the coach which terminated in a suburb of Mannheim. We went to the flat of one of the campers to recuperate before heading off to our separate destinations. Before long the police arrived. Someone had accused us of violating social distancing rules although it is not actually illegal for 11 people or so to come to an apartment. The police went away after “warning” us but no crime had been committed. I was told an old woman upstairs had probably informed on us. After breakfast we departed, and indeed I did see an old woman peering at us from a balcony as we left. Probably the same type denounced people to the Gestapo for not “looking right”. It is a somewhat right-wing place and the denunciation may have been motivated less by Covid concerns than by anti-Turkish feeling – the tenant of the apartment is from Germany’s Turkish minority.

Waldorf
Waldorf
Aug 13, 2020 9:16 PM
Reply to  Waldorf

A later thought – I remember reading about people in occupied France hiding from the Germans and collaborator authorities in an apartment were having to avoid things like flushing the toilet too frequently, because others in the building could hear it, note that it might indicate there being more people there than officially recorded, and report them to the police. Informers were of a course a deadly threat in WW2 – at present, for the most part they are just a nuisance, but this could change.

sam2
sam2
Aug 20, 2020 12:46 PM
Reply to  Waldorf

with smart meters they will be able to tell remotely how many times you flush the loo or open the fridge door etc

Peter Westwood
Peter Westwood
Aug 12, 2020 11:51 PM

Dare I go further?
Humanity witnessed, in the 20th Century, the removal from the gene pool of slaves capable of dissent. Hitler managed a few million, Stalin 60 million, Mao 100 million, smaller dictators between them many more millions.
To find dissenters each regime used snitches.
Now, of course, data-mining and constant surveillance (and the internet itself) has obviated the need for snitches. They now know where free minded people live. They have now created a good “reason” (that the “Normies” will insist upon) for breaking down your door and hustling you off to the FEMA camps or your nation’s alternative. Those that applauded the NHS will applaud the goons that do this.
It goes deeper than this, of course, and perhaps for the first time those of us still capable of thought begin to sense that there is something “other” amongst us. We know, despite the numerous inquiries that have whitewashed this truth, that there has been and is an organised paedophilia extending deep into the heart of “power”. Worse, we know that thousands of children disappear without trace, especially orphaned children from disaster and war zones. Simply (and as a rational human being this is difficult to express) they are killing human children.
There has been, of course, a centuries long tradition of such “sacrifice” of children by the powerful. They haven’t changed, they are just concealing this habit now.
WE should think carefully what terms we use to describe “people” that are willing to engage in the genocide of millions, the destruction of nations, the heroin business, human trafficking of all sorts and other evils which seem to dominate human experience. This is not “politics”, this is not simply a lust for power, this is not even psychopathy. These acts are inhuman in nature. Our enemy is not human.
Our tribal forebears understood that there is in this world a great number of demonic entities that enter the very soul of human beings and take control of them. The Catholics called them demons, the Muslims Djinns, the First Nation Americans “Wetiko”.
What we see now in this reality is not just a few thuggish and clever mobsters with a gang of uniformed enforcers. Rather, this evil has been woven thread by thread into every hierarchy in the world. Our medical profession is a clear indicator of this, those allopathic prescription writers that have sat by and done nothing to expose the lies and instead have busied themselves writing DNR notices on our elderly or making Tik Tok videos of themselves dancing in empty hospitals, so reminiscent of the 2012 Olympic opening ceremony which, of course, featured hundreds of hospital beds and a menacing “wizard” terrifying children whilst doctors and nurses danced.
They don’t just throw this together, do they?
Every year they throw their vast “tommorrowland” satanic festivals for their older children. Watch a video and see how open they are.
We should begin to think outside of the box about this threat to our species. There’s no “religion” in this. We should treat this as we would an invasion of body snatchers. There is, however, no other way to describe what we are experiencing as a war for survival, a war between humanity and a force of utter evil that occupies human bodies.
Unless and until we recognise this we are guilty of clinging to a false idea of a possible return to the old normal. Such hopes will lead us to destruction, as would a violent response. For the first time humanity must deal with such a threat as a species and deny the power in this reality its source of dark energy. That is money and the hierarchies that money sustains. They make it from nothing and use it to fund their war against us. So long as it exists and its fake “value” is accepted by us then we will never be rid of these monsters.
That, at the last analysis, is humanity’s only weapon.

ANDY MANSELL
ANDY MANSELL
Aug 13, 2020 9:38 AM
Reply to  Peter Westwood

Hmm..started off well but then went just a tad OTT methinks.

Peter Westwood
Peter Westwood
Aug 13, 2020 9:54 AM
Reply to  ANDY MANSELL

I take my cues from Jung’s Red Book, from the contents of Isaac Newton’s private studies, from Ekchart’s induction of Hitler in the Thule society, from the teachings of Malachi Martin, from the works of John Dee (he of the Monad tattooed on the artist formerly known as Prince’s body) and from 20 years of study, including the works of Psychiatrists that referred patients to exorcists. I take my cues from the tribal understandings of these creatures that were hidden from humanity by the simple expedient of soldiers of empire and of faiths targeting “witches” shamans and tribal oral historians that held this knowledge such as to eradicate the understanding. WE have been educated to think of these things as fantasy. They are not. Sure, we don’t yet have the glasses from “They Live” but some of the finest minds known to humanity have interacted with, summoned and simply studied this phenomena. Dismiss it lightly if you wish, but a reading of Jung’s Red Book might cast some light on this darkness for you.

Peter Appleby
Peter Appleby
Aug 13, 2020 8:12 PM
Reply to  Peter Westwood

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fwqwtAR6o6s This is a discussion between host Mark Windows and retired psychotherapist who specialized with schizophrenics in prison,on just the same subject you are talking about here.It is a riveting discussion.

Peter Westwood
Peter Westwood
Aug 13, 2020 9:38 PM
Reply to  Peter Appleby

Thank you for the link. Many psychiatrists know that their career is on the line if they begin to speak of what is evident, that a malign entity has entered the patient’s consciousness. We understand that the mind is a bio-chemical “computer”. Why can we not understand that such a device is eminently “hackable”.Our species is not as advanced as we like to imagine. As a result we discount as “myth” or “superstition” things we don’t understand OR are “educated” to scoff at by those that set the agenda of “education”. What is not science, by definition, is the accumulated wisdom of hundreds of generations of human beings and from that wisdom we know that these entities are real, are dangerous, are evil. We are taught to ignore such wisdom. Now, with what is happening in the world today, we should realise that there are too many “human beings” involved with this terrorising of our species for there not to have been a sudden upsurge in the presence of these entities amongst us.

oliebol
oliebol
Aug 16, 2020 6:50 PM
Reply to  Peter Westwood

Forgot the 15 million Russians that perished due to WW2?

Andy B
Andy B
Aug 12, 2020 9:17 PM

Perhaps we could all email Chris Whitty, England’s chief medical officer, and Matt Hancock, UK Health Secretary, and ask why they won’t debate Dr Vernon Coleman? After all, they’re so clever and obviously have all the facts, so why won’t they? What have they to be frightened of? Great interview with Dr Coleman:
https://covidtruefacts.blogspot.com/2020/08/the-tragedy-of-care-homes-deaths-murder.html

Ed
Ed
Aug 12, 2020 7:38 PM

The “Rapid Tests” have been released. That means that will be able to come to your door and test you and throw you in a quarantine camp if you test positive. They will also be able to do roadside testing at check points with the same end result.

JudyJ
JudyJ
Aug 12, 2020 2:42 PM

A few days ago I looked at the reviews of the book on the Covid19 scam by Dr Sucharit Bakhdi on Amazon UK. It is the German text as it has yet to be issued in English (but Dr Heiko Schoening did say at one of the German ACU news conferences that an English version will be made available). I can’t recall precise numbers but there were certainly dozens and dozens of reviews, mostly (90%?) 5 stars. Not surprisingly most of these reviews had led to multiple exchanges in the comments sections.

There were some 1 star reviews simply stating that the book was “full of lies”. I ‘objectively’ asked one of these reviewers for a couple of examples of the ‘many lies’ that she had alluded to “as I was researching the subject but didn’t want to waste my money”. Needless to say, I haven’t received a response. But even more oddly, as can be seen from my link here, Amazon UK is now indicating just one review of the book!

https://www.amazon.co.uk/Fehlalarm-Hintergr%C3%BCnde-Zwischen-Panikmache-Wissenschaft/dp/3990601911/ref=pd_ybh_a_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=V2KTPWAEEABDFMVDHZQ1

The same book on Amazon Germany has over 1,100 reviews, again mostly 5 star.

Ort
Ort
Aug 12, 2020 9:18 PM
Reply to  JudyJ

I’m sure I’m not telling you anything you don’t already know, but Amazon reviews are notoriously hacked and manipulated the same way Wikipedia articles on controversial subjects are unscrupulously monitored and edited by paid disinformation operatives and zealots.

It’s still possible to sort out the authentic reviews from trolls or bots by content on a review-by-review basis, to some extent. And it’s also true that even negative reviews with minimal content, or none at all, may be “honest” expressions of opinion. But fraught topics attract militant downvoters with an agenda, so Amazon reviews must be taken with a prophylactic dose of salt.

JudyJ
JudyJ
Aug 12, 2020 9:45 PM
Reply to  Ort

Ort

Thanks for this. Yes, I have known about the potentially fake reviews on Amazon for many years. I recall a few weeks ago looking at reviews on some obscure, cheap product that I was vaguely interested in and it had about 100 5-star reviews and no others. It struck me that posting 100 reviews was definitely over-egging it for whatever it was! All the reviews were left by people with short, punchy names and what they wrote didn’t flow naturally. I decided not to order the product!

I am familiar with Dr Bakhdi’s legitimate concerns so I was just trying to put the negative reviewer on the spot – playing Devil’s Advocate, if you like. I wouldn’t have responded any further had I received a response, but I just hoped that one way or another it might reveal their review to be phoney or, at best, unfair.

But what appalled me most about Amazon UK (but didn’t surprise me) was, irrespective of which side of the debate people are on, that they are clearly censoring all reviews which lead to what they have been told is ‘undesirable’ public debate on the issues raised.

Lysias
Lysias
Aug 14, 2020 9:04 PM
Reply to  JudyJ

The book is apparently a big bestseller in Germany. I am now reading it in German on my U.S. Kindle.

John Wisnom
John Wisnom
Aug 12, 2020 2:04 PM

The only way to fight the New Normal, is to counter it with the New Abnormal. Now that you have defined the New Normal (which isn’t much different from the Most Recent Normal, the Early Modern Normal or any other Normal), so succinctly…How about a venture into what the New Abnormal would encompass? Or even a historical gambit into the Abnormals of the past….

Jean
Jean
Aug 12, 2020 1:56 PM

One can take advantage of the new normal, by shoplifting or robbing a convenient store or even a bank. As long as they were a mask they’ll be fine. Their mask will protect their identity, their crime won’t be investigated by the police which is too busy checking if people are wearing mask and keeping their proper distance, and they can count on the press to remain silent even if there’s a wave of robberies. Welcome to the new normal.

JudyJ
JudyJ
Aug 12, 2020 12:58 PM

Where are the fact checkers when you need them?

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8618995/Chinese-coronavirus-worker-pours-buckets-sweat-hazmat-suit.html

If I was being generous in interpretation, there is also the possibility that she had poured some water down her overalls to cool herself down.

Note the single water bottle on the table as she puts her PPE in the bin.

Mr Y
Mr Y
Aug 13, 2020 11:50 AM
Reply to  JudyJ

Yeah right …

JudyJ
JudyJ
Aug 12, 2020 11:26 AM

Just came across this video being circulated on social media suggesting that there are plans afoot for martial law to take over in New Zealand on 1 October. I don’t have any idea about the credibility of the allegations and I am not familiar with the chap behind ‘Cross the Rubicon’ but I thought I should post it here so others have an opportunity to judge for themselves.



JudyJ
JudyJ
Aug 12, 2020 11:05 AM

Just look at this for an example of Covid mania! Honestly, any artist who is prepared to perform in such circumstances has completely lost any professional integrity they might have had. There is no way I would attend any event if I had to be put into a pen like a livestock market.

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8618967/Sam-Fender-plays-worlds-socially-distanced-gig-2-500-fans-Gosforth-Park.html

John
John
Aug 12, 2020 2:41 PM
Reply to  JudyJ

In the case of art which takes a ride on hype and fear, this ‘art’ is a whore.

Ort
Ort
Aug 12, 2020 9:05 PM
Reply to  JudyJ

I’m only glad I didn’t see this link on a full stomach.

I’m guessing that Melanie Safka’s 1970 hit song, “Lay Down (Candles in the Rain)”, got international airplay. If anyone is unfamiliar with it, it’s on YouTube. I’d provide a link, but I don’t want this to get sucked into the SPAM filter.

I liked the song, and knew from the first that it was inspired by the crowd’s reaction to her performance at Woodstock. But, believe it or not, it wasn’t until the Internet published lyrics decades later that I actually became familiar with them.

Since I’m squeamish by nature, I admit that I squirm or flinch at this couplet:

♪ We were so close, there was no room
We bled inside each other’s wounds ♪

Not too long ago this song came up in discussion during a family holiday gathering; when I mentioned my belated discovery of this unusual imagery, my sister (we’re both in our 60s) sharply rebuked me for quoting it at the table. We’re a squeamish, sensitive bunch, all right!

Anyway, I may be creeped out by the metaphor, but I admire the sentiment. No one performing in these grotesque New Abnormal Brave New Concerts will be writing songs like this, that’s for sure.

JudyJ
JudyJ
Aug 12, 2020 10:04 PM
Reply to  Ort

Thanks, Ort. I shall check that song out. It sounds more profound than the familiar ‘Brand New Key’! 😀

A few months ago I posted this link to a performance by Patti Smith because of the very apt message it conveys in current circumstances. And also because, from a personal point of view, it demonstrates how someone who was considered a rebel in her younger years can still be capable of being a rebel many decades later…I am trying to emulate her in the current climate, although I was never a rebel in my younger years. Well, as I see it, I have nothing to lose but everything to lose if I don’t rebel. 😀 You would never get the same sense of spontaneity, unity and inspiration if all the crowd were kept in bubbles or cages.



We should adopt it as ‘our’ anthem! As Patti says “Use your voice!”

Spurgeon Monkfish III
Spurgeon Monkfish III
Aug 12, 2020 11:04 AM

Magnificent piece of writing, CJ. I live in Sydney Australia and what is happening in this country is quite simply incomprehensible.

The recent out of control fascist idiocy inflicted on people who exist in Disasterstan (as I now refer to Victoria) could not have possibly been foreseen even as recently as February.

Given that we’re cursed in this country with the most evil useless utterly corrupt and morally bankrupt Quisling politicians in the western world this is certainly a crisis (even if it is completely fabricated) that they’ve not let go to waste. They’ve also been ceaselessly cheered on in their mighty endeavours by our disgusting lamestream media (including our monstrous taxpayer funded collectivist propaganda behemoth, the ALPBC) while being aided and abetted by preposterous hysterical pronouncements emanating from the z-grade mediocrities infesting our bloated and staggeringly inefficient “public health” bureaucracies.

I’m beginning to despair (as well as being absolutely furious about the almost total destruction of our society and economy on a whim) as I simply cannot see any of this hysterical lunacy being walked back.

But yes, I’ve been implementing your advice about spreading the word that this fascist destruction of our way of life needs to be resisted with every fibre of our beings.

While now awaiting the 3:00am “knock” on the front door.

Tack
Tack
Aug 12, 2020 11:59 AM

If it’s the Thought Police … think to yourself … “I’m out”

David G Horsman
David G Horsman
Aug 12, 2020 10:23 PM
Reply to  Tack

“Don’t imagine being a tree. Be the tree.”

Stregs
Stregs
Aug 16, 2020 6:59 AM

I live in Sydney too and i agree, its truly frightening how easily the sheeple are being herded.

Every-time i have gone out this week some face nappy wearing bedwetter has harassed and insulted me for not wearing the face nappy. I am sick of saying “fuck off idiot”

KLF
KLF
Aug 17, 2020 2:22 PM

Da Force coming down with mayhem
Looking at my watch; time: 3 A.M.
Got to see that everywhere I turn
Will point to the fact that time is eternal

Tack
Tack
Aug 12, 2020 8:21 AM

Been saying this since day one …. Invasion of the Covid Snitchers is now a reality.

paul
paul
Aug 12, 2020 7:46 AM

Can I just add this into the mix – a challenge being organised against the coronavirus act based on the assertion that the virus has not been proved to exist. https://www.crowdjustice.com/case/the-coronavirus-act-2020

Danusia
Danusia
Aug 15, 2020 11:24 AM
Reply to  paul

Excellent!

John
John
Aug 12, 2020 1:04 AM
Daniel Spaniel
Daniel Spaniel
Aug 11, 2020 10:19 PM

Thank you Mr. Hopkins.. covered a lot of things I’m feeling… it’s lonely… head up…

Roberto
Roberto
Aug 11, 2020 7:19 PM

New Normal has a nice ring, can be chanted easily by audiences, and is just a rebranding of the Precautionary Principle, which did sound a little too technical and didn’t catch on.
In other news, an Aussy website presented a video of a police official in a vaguely familiar uniform from the past threatening people who did not carry their papers with them at all times, and promising to smash car windows and drag people out of their vehicle if they didn’t fully and immediately comply when stopped at roadblocks/checkpoints. Leaving the house, unmasked, and for more than an hour invites a severe response, though we are told that it’s not something the police wish to do, but it’s necessary. It may also be necessary to enter your house without a warrant to check on your wellbeing.
It was not explained if there was some grace time in view of the fact that, if shopping for food, it could be necessary to expend the whole hour in travel time and queuing at the store because of the panic buying of food by the terrorised population. Only one person from a household is permitted to leave for an hour per day to buy food thus negating the possibility of trading places in line with another member of the household thus maintaining your position; anyway, if necessary the Army will deliver food to your house.
At the time I read the article the comments seemed to be overwhelmingly in favour of the measures ‘even if it saves just one life’.
Even before the pandemic, for many years Venezuela has had such a policy in place; the Army or the Party delivered rations to those households displaying the appropriate Party livery, and who demonstrated the expected Cargo Cult response in appreciation.

As at 10 August, all Australia, 331 deaths, 6 months, 25,000,000 population.
risk: .0000132, or .00132%, or 1/755th of one per cent.
99.999% chance of NOT dying from Covid-19.

huriana
huriana
Aug 12, 2020 10:12 AM
Reply to  Roberto

The Victorian government in Oz have gone completely rogue compared to other States in Australia (even though all Premiers are pretty compromised now here in Oz). Dan Andrews, the premier of Victoria, is a left wing, sellout, psychopath. Every day he shows his true colours. He signed Victoria up to a 5 year Chinese Belt and Road initiative under the nose of every Victorian. He has aggressively promoted the safe school agenda for a long time and is an egotistical basket case in all his press conferences, blaming every Victorian for the number of cases and giving them, no plan, no solution and no guarantee of only a 6 week lockdown. His days are numbered and he seems to want to go out with a bang, destroying everything and anything in his way.

John
John
Aug 12, 2020 3:29 PM
Reply to  Roberto

The article writer uses employs literal devices, he combines fiction with reality, which is a technique. It is a mix of journalism, (dystopian) novel writing and activism, mostly the latter two.

https://www.cbsnews.com/pictures/photos-from-the-1918-spanish-flu-pandemic/56/

“New Normal has a nice ring, can be chanted easily by audiences, and is just a rebranding of the Precautionary Principle, which did sound a little too technical and didn’t catch on.”

The basis of the Corona Scare is the unsubstantiated modern superstition, the germ theory, which gained root in the 19th century, which is also the basis of historical practices and recent contemporary practices (based on the ‘Precautionary Principle’), which, except in their extent can be compared to the Corona Scare practices.
A difference is that society since for example 1918 has become more and more materialistic (the Corona Scare is based on materialism, combined with modern superstition). Another difference with 1918 is that media has gradually fallen into the hands of a few parties.. Another is that states (government) have increased in size, the extent of states and their grip on our (hyper-regulated) society is unmatched in history. States by now are large self perpetuating entities, vessels for those who are thirsty for power, whether small time or big time. No matter which people run the state at some point, politicians and armies of bureaucrats come and go, but the state as an entity has become an all consuming monster. Another difference is that modern communication technology distributes fear around the clock, everywhere, people carry the devices of distribution of fear, hate and propaganda in their pockets (if not, in their hands all the time). Another difference from previous situations is the platforms of professionalized demagogy, funded by those who have the means (money and technology) which no historical rich man, king, emperor or dictator ever had. Another difference is the increased grip of the pharmaceutical industry, and its historically unprecedented interests and prospects…

Using the term ‘New Normal’, which implies permanent change to some considerable degree is not ‘just a rebranding’, it conveys something which the phrase ‘Precautionary Principle’ does not. It conveys what the out of control contemporary entities, the states, will use in their own way to extend themselves. And what the supranational entities (supranational government and global institutions) will take advantage of to extend and consolidate themselves.

John
John
Aug 12, 2020 3:40 PM
Reply to  John

Correction to the above: ’employs literary devices’.

Germ theory by the way is ‘invader theory’, a theory which does not stand the test of scrutiny, but is extremely suitable for fear making and large scale pocket filling.

mickey d
mickey d
Aug 12, 2020 3:53 PM
Reply to  Roberto

Guess you might now understand why they killed the original “Crocodile Dundee” and took your guns.

jean
jean
Aug 11, 2020 6:35 PM
wardropper
wardropper
Aug 11, 2020 9:12 PM
Reply to  jean

I think I did the “be very afraid” thing way back when I was four years old – got the T-shirt, watched the TV series and brushed my teeth with it, etc. etc.
I survived, and, like any rational human being, realized that I was going to die one day. So what’s to fear?
I am not afraid, but I AM angry. This insane coup upon what could otherwise be a relatively sane world has to be stopped in its tracks. It’s disgusting – like the excrement of a sick animal. You have to hold your nose if you go anywhere near it.
Talk about “regime change”… The sane people of the world are now seriously threatened by the completely mad people.

Daniel Spaniel
Daniel Spaniel
Aug 11, 2020 10:25 PM
Reply to  wardropper

Just for a change, eh?

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 11, 2020 11:07 PM
Reply to  Daniel Spaniel

No, I mean the mad people have succeeded in turning the majority violently against the sane in this covid nonsense.
Before, people would just look up to the ceiling, but now they want to hurt the people who have seen through the scam. It’s Stockholm Syndrome, plus common lunacy.

remo morris
remo morris
Aug 12, 2020 10:52 AM
Reply to  wardropper

In the WW2 Labour camps, the worst guards were the prisoners given power by Nazi over their fellows.

Daniel Spaniel
Daniel Spaniel
Aug 12, 2020 6:50 PM
Reply to  wardropper

I agree with you, but it hasn’t got so violent…yet… there are still some good people around… many of them don’t even have a permanent address… we’re all kinda heading that way…

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 13, 2020 12:44 AM
Reply to  Daniel Spaniel

True, it hasn’t got so violent yet… but some of my former friends get pretty angry with me these days.
I’m not so much angry with them as with the horrendous, arrogant fools who have put us all in this position.

Daniel Spaniel
Daniel Spaniel
Aug 13, 2020 1:12 AM
Reply to  wardropper

I totally get that. Divide and rule.. feeling lonely with friends.. in fact, not with friends.. they don’t meet, they text if you’re lucky… I know who my friends are now….. but also… people in the neighbourhood who are extremely decent. Accentuate the positive.

Daniel Spaniel
Daniel Spaniel
Aug 12, 2020 6:52 PM
Reply to  wardropper

PS there has always been extreme violence against those deemed “mad”… and I have tried to stop it before with little success… that is nothing new.

Arsebiscuits
Arsebiscuits
Aug 11, 2020 5:41 PM

https://www.rte.ie/news/regional/2020/0811/1158614-offaly-lockdown-council/

Offaly in Ireland, one of three counties to be told to lockdown over a so called Spike in cases in a factory, the local councilors are in agreement to try get the lockdown lifted.

This is when seeds of doubt in this region can truly be sown and start to flower in time and start taking back their powers that they were hoodwinked to give away.

We are heavily indoctrinated here in Ireland with the covid con. This could be the 100 monkey effect about to take off.

Eyes Open
Eyes Open
Aug 11, 2020 6:51 PM
Reply to  Arsebiscuits

Lockdown is fascism. To see what’s in store for us we need only look at the sites of the World Economic Forum, Pharma, Gates, the United Nations, Tobias Ellwood MP etc.. It’s not a conspiracy theory – the evidence is there for all to see.

So it becomes a simple case of siding with fascism or fighting against it. The local councillors are to be commended. A ‘case’ can mean asymptomatic and healthy – a lockdown can mean suicide and death.

Around the world 38% of global cancer surgery has been delayed or cancelled. That’s 28 million cancer patients globally left untreated. Lockdown is ‘selfish’.

Eric McCoo
Eric McCoo
Aug 11, 2020 5:38 PM

Just as Bill Gates has appointed himself Lord of Vaccines, the World Economic Forum has appointed itself Lord of the Future .

The Great Reset.

There is an urgent need for global stakeholders to cooperate in simultaneously managing the direct consequences of the COVID-19 crisis. To improve the state of the world, the World Economic Forum is starting The Great Reset initiative.

 https://www.weforum.org/great-reset/

Eric McCoo
Eric McCoo
Aug 11, 2020 5:40 PM
Reply to  Eric McCoo

Article from the World Economic Forum about your future.

Welcome To 2030: I Own Nothing, Have No Privacy And Life Has Never Been Better

Welcome to the year 2030. Welcome to my city – or should I say, “our city.” I don’t own anything. I don’t own a car. I don’t own a house. I don’t own any appliances or any clothes.

In our city we don’t pay any rent, because someone else is using our free space whenever we do not need it. My living room is used for business meetings when I am not there.

Once in a while, I will choose to cook for myself. It is easy – the necessary kitchen equipment is delivered at my door within minutes. Since transport became free, we stopped having all those things stuffed into our home. Why keep a pasta-maker and a crepe cooker crammed into our cupboard.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/worldeconomicforum/2016/11/10/shopping-i-cant-really-remember-what-that-is-or-how-differently-well-live-in-2030/#215030717350

Arsebiscuits
Arsebiscuits
Aug 11, 2020 6:10 PM
Reply to  Eric McCoo

That’s is some deranged Stockholm syndrome that daft person who wrote that garbage. Enjoy your misery. It’s great that I know everything I do will be recorded.

Eric McCoo
Eric McCoo
Aug 11, 2020 6:24 PM
Reply to  Arsebiscuits

Her name is Ida Auken

“Member of (Danish) Parliament, Social Liberal Party, Former Minister for the Environment, Young Global Leader, World Economic Forum.

https://twitter.com/idaauken?lang=en

A globalist pod person.

Eyes Open
Eyes Open
Aug 11, 2020 9:18 PM
Reply to  Eric McCoo

Just looked at her profile. Fascism has a smiley new persona.

Eyes Open
Eyes Open
Aug 11, 2020 6:53 PM
Reply to  Eric McCoo

The rich won’t be living like that. They’ll keep their mansions and their stuff.

Roberto
Roberto
Aug 12, 2020 6:04 AM
Reply to  Eyes Open

You may mean the Dear Leader, the poliburo and the nomenklatura will occupy the houses the rich used to own. Lenin’s Rolls Royce is still displayed in the villa he appropriated.
The apparat will occupy subdivided mansions.

Tose
Tose
Aug 11, 2020 10:56 PM
Reply to  Eric McCoo

All the people we lost along the way. Yeah like that wasn’t the plan all along.

Blubber
Blubber
Aug 11, 2020 4:49 PM

There is a city official in the USA who wants to charge anyone not wearing a mask, with attempted murder….WTAF?

Arsebiscuits
Arsebiscuits
Aug 11, 2020 6:10 PM
Reply to  Blubber

He should be shot in the face.

JohnEss
JohnEss
Aug 12, 2020 2:32 AM
Reply to  Blubber

Nashville, Tennessee, is where he is located.

A one-way trip back to the swamp is in order.

Janie Doebuck
Janie Doebuck
Aug 12, 2020 6:52 AM
Reply to  Blubber

alas, it’s a she…I wonder how she would deal with black people not wearing masks…might be a conundrum as she is black herself but perhaps mask hysteria outweighs racial solidarity…though more likely her response would be along the lines of “black people don’t have to wear masks because enforcing masks for black people is racist”…pretzel logic carries the day once again

Hank
Hank
Aug 11, 2020 3:32 PM

Just look at the winners here. Social media firms like Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Google and MSM. Amazon, Ebay and uber and the like. All leftist groups. They certainly don’t support populists or right leaning conservatives.

Keep voting for left governments and you’ll keep getting what you’re getting now and into the future.And Boris ain’t no true conservative or right leaning politician or populist. He’s a sellout to conservatives and bends with the wind.

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 11, 2020 9:26 PM
Reply to  Hank

Hank, Hank, Hank,
They are NOT “leftist” groups.
You can’t get any more conservative than they are.
Immensely wealthy, and determined to increase that wealth at the cost of the rest of the population. When was THAT ever “leftist”…? It’s not even “right-leaning”, it’s utterly fascist.
For your own sake, please grow up. Or, for my sake, just suit yourself. But at least make up your mind. I’d love to know who brought you up to think that total fascism was somehow “left”…
A corrected version of your second paragraph would run: “Keep voting for any western political party you care to name, and you’ll still keep getting what you’re getting now and into the future.” That’s the way our system works. If you want to change it, you have to stop thinking the way the system wants you to think.

Marie
Marie
Aug 11, 2020 10:53 PM
Reply to  wardropper

I thought that facism was also a far-right Ideology, but I’ve been reading a lot about it, trying to wrap my head around what’s happening. I found this helpful:

https://www.minds.com/thinkfreely_sam/blog/a-simple-guide-to-the-left-right-spectrum-and-why-nazism-is-944882225028296704

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 11, 2020 11:09 PM
Reply to  Marie

Marie, I reckon all those labels are meaningless today.
What matters is that bad individuals are actively working at harming decent people. I don’t care which side of the king they are sitting.

Marie
Marie
Aug 12, 2020 2:32 PM
Reply to  wardropper

Oh I completely agree when you put it that way. I guess my trying to point out the Left/right spectrum is beside the point and just perpetuating the fallacy that if we just vote in the correct party, things will get better.

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 12, 2020 3:00 PM
Reply to  Marie

I used to think labels meant something myself, and not too long ago either. But all politics today are controlled by something which has no label – unless, of course, “Satan” is a label…

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Aug 12, 2020 8:44 AM
Reply to  wardropper

I really feel your frustration W!
I go through the posts on my Facebook newsfeed, and the number of commenters who think this is about a communist takeover, and the Democrats are ‘radical marxists’ and Bill Gates, the Rockefellers, etc, are all in on it, and I just sit there with my mouth open shaking my head…
Some of them, I’ll reply, and ask them how on earth Billionaires and the World’s largest corporations are ‘communist’ and there’s no response.
I’ll then see that same person making similar claims the next day on another post. Sigh…

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 12, 2020 2:43 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

It is, indeed, exasperating, Gezz.
Even here, we have one or two who will call Trump a communist (he’s a Republican, for heaven’s sake!) – probably because he spoke to Putin a couple of times, yet they will also call Bernie Sanders a communist, because he claimed to want ordinary Americans to have a larger share in the wealth pile (which is, of course, nothing but a colossal debt pile)…
I will be careful not to dismiss my fellow man as essentially stupid, but I won’t back down either from my contention that we do have some really stupid specimens wandering about amongst us…

Thom
Thom
Aug 11, 2020 3:31 PM

I haven’t noticed that. Most people I come across seem at east skeptical about the coronavirus and many are outright dismissive. Here in the UK, fewer and fewer wearing masks except where it is legaly necessary – and social distancing except where specificaly demanded collapsed months ago
So, the coup has failed, I suspect – and crucially for the public, the attempt has cost right-wing stooges like Johnson, as well as his media lapdogs, credibility they will never be able to regain.

Hank
Hank
Aug 11, 2020 3:47 PM
Reply to  Thom

Boris ain’t no right wing supporter. Right wing don’t ban fossil fuels for electric cars and freak out about climate change and go for zero emissions Boris is also weak on illegal immigration????? Nigel Farage is the man.

Gwyn
Gwyn
Aug 11, 2020 4:44 PM
Reply to  Hank

Nigel Farage is the man.

Very droll, Hank. Thanks for raising a smile in these grim times.

Hank
Hank
Aug 12, 2020 11:37 AM
Reply to  Gwyn

What you miss the EU leftist socialist fascists already.

Nigel was the one who got you out. The only politician fighting for 20+ years.

Gwyn
Gwyn
Aug 12, 2020 1:41 PM
Reply to  Hank

I know you love spraying those words (leftist, socialist, fascist) around at every opportunity, but you don’t actually understand what they mean.

Do yourself a favour – study some basic political terminology.

John
John
Aug 12, 2020 3:58 PM
Reply to  Thom

The mask wearing and social distancing is insubstantial, there will be many supporters and promoters who will admit errors in various practices and analysis, they will also admit their own errors to some degree, they will then come to the conclusion that societies were unprepared, and they will argue that societies have to be more prepared. The latter conclusion is key. Then the big heads and controllers, various parties who have ideological or financial interests, and those addicted to power will stick their heads together on the top level, on a national level, and on supra-national level. And they will role out their policies, imposing it on societies. Actually, during the confusion and disaster, the above is already taking place to some extent.

In short, the errors made, and admitting them, it will even enforce the legitimization of policies which will sound reasonable. It will be better than causing economic disaster, or individual ruin and all kinds of damaging disasters for instance. Critique and disobedience related to specific and temporary policies will only aid this process. As long as the basis, the germ theory, a ‘replicating invader from outside’ is alive, various controllers will have a weapon of fear in their hands in order to impose drastic policies.

John Pretty
John Pretty
Aug 11, 2020 3:29 PM

Indeed, and word has it that Jim Davis has been co-opted and will now be featuring a new character – the New Nermal.

It’s cute.

Eyes Open
Eyes Open
Aug 11, 2020 2:50 PM

BBC is revelling in its role as fascist dictator. Which isn’t hyperbole unfortunately. Witness the normalisation of the gradual dehumanisation of the human being. Wear a face mask when making love.

Absolutely shame on the Terence Higgins Trust – other people’s human intimacy is none of your business.

https://www.bbc.com/news/amp/newsbeat-53736087?__twitter_impression=true

whocares
whocares
Aug 11, 2020 2:47 PM

fcuk it i say it ….

I F%^$^$ cried ..The evil fuckin [email protected]%£s man. I cannot even open the links ..and read the shit they do to the kids , fuckin babies and toddlers …
What the actual fuck people !!!! stop typing on ya keyboards …GET THE FUCK UP … …why are we not out on the street
AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 11, 2020 6:03 PM
Reply to  whocares

The correct spelling is, “AUGHHHHHHHHH!”.
Now just calm down and tell me when you are next going to be out on the street, and, if you tell me which street, I will join you.

Goodday
Goodday
Aug 11, 2020 11:36 PM
Reply to  wardropper

Brits LOL

tell me which street, I will join you.

nah ya wont you worry bout spelling ..
go get ya gimp mask and pay ya tax …
YOU know you will ..dont pretend you wont

MR. put ya mask on!

Oh sorry ..yes.. sorry yes of course ..sorry yes <mumbles>

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 12, 2020 2:55 AM
Reply to  Goodday

It was a joke.
You know… A J…O…K…E….
Like, humor…???
Relax.
Take a deep breath.
You’ll be okay.

Goodday
Goodday
Aug 13, 2020 4:49 PM
Reply to  wardropper

Sure you do your humor … Last year I would have agreed
this year No more
time for jokes is over .
Today 1st camp in NZ ..bet they are laughing their heads off .

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 13, 2020 6:21 PM
Reply to  Goodday

I agree with what you say about the seriousness of this situation, but one of the many things I refuse to give up in the covid mess is my sense of humour.
Nobody says you have to appreciate it, but I use occasional humour to lighten my own spirits as much as anybody else’s, and I can see that many others do the same from time to time.
It ought to be pretty obvious that when making a light quip about the correct spelling of “AUGHHHHHHHH!”, I am not simultaneously making light of the ridiculous virus scandal, which horrifies and depresses me beyond belief.

Peter Jennings
Peter Jennings
Aug 11, 2020 2:29 PM

I think it’s wrong to call these people the new normal. This implies that those who have pushed this scam to the limit have won the day and this is how it will be from now on. However, this may not be the case as there are people out there who will never roll over so easily. They are teaching their kids too.

Bozo is busy at present fiddling with treason laws, so who knows what comes next from the corporate clown network. One can be certain that any changes to these laws will not benefit the public in any way, but will contain loopholes for existing traitors to wiggle through and more controls for us, the great unwashed, the future serfs.
Bozo may just surprise us all, putting in stops against the people who are ruining this country, but i doubt it.

John Pretty
John Pretty
Aug 11, 2020 3:12 PM
Reply to  Peter Jennings

“I think it’s wrong to call these people the new normal.”

I took it as artistic license on the part of Mr Hopkins.

“Bozo may just surprise us all, putting in stops against the people who are ruining this country.”

God, I tire of this. HE is running the country.

You’re another one for letting the guilty out of prison. Presumably you don’t think Hitler was running Nazi Germany either and Stalin wasn’t in charge of the Soviet Union …

John Pretty
John Pretty
Aug 11, 2020 3:13 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

Sorry, that should of course be “ruining”, not “running”.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 11, 2020 3:59 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

“I think it’s wrong to call these people the new normal.”

I took it as artistic license on the part of Mr Hopkins.

____

Poetic licentiousness!

wardropper
wardropper
Aug 13, 2020 6:46 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

This is full of false logic.
Bozo is, like Trump, a bumpkin, and doesn’t possess the intelligence to run a country. He is NOT running it. If he were, he would not have been changing his mind through 180º on all important issues over the last couple of years. Nobody is that indecisive, and the obvious conclusion is that his instructions change from day to day, and that he is the person who is handsomely paid to foist their chaotic content upon the public.
Hitler came from humble origins – not at all privileged – but, from a mixture of inferiority complex, deep resentment at not being accepted into an art school (he was actually no mean draftsman), an exceptionally good memory and a keen awareness as a decorated soldier of how the Versailles Treaty had ruined what was left of Germany after WW1, he eventually gave way to a fanatical desire for revenge, and that fired his ambition to the point where we all know who he is.
That said, even he was influenced by equally unscrupulous people behind the scenes – people with money – money he needed to get his act off the ground, and money which had its own agenda, as it still does today.
He never came across as an incompetent fool, although many Germans privately doubted his sanity.
Finally, you are wrong to accuse those with a wider perspective of “letting the guilty out of prison”. I would quite happily see Bozo and Trump meet the same fate as Uncle ‘Dolf. Both are taking part in something too horrible to forgive, although Trump’s particular version of vaccillation leaves one wondering whether things might not take a turn which would surprise him too…

bob
bob
Aug 11, 2020 4:41 PM
Reply to  Peter Jennings

I prefer ‘maskpeople’

Seaweed
Seaweed
Aug 11, 2020 6:26 PM
Reply to  Peter Jennings

This is a comment posted on Dr Vernon Coleman’s latest video,

‘Regarding Boris…anyone else notice that he got a brand new pretty girlfriend/wife just before he was positioned into ‘power’…so did Gordon Brown, Robin Cook, William Hague…you see the pattern? Party leader gets new wife/Mi5 handler just before taking office.’

Einstein
Einstein
Aug 11, 2020 1:02 PM

Complete with their Orwellian mantra: “Staying apart keeps us together”!

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 11, 2020 4:09 PM
Reply to  Einstein

It don’t get Mo’ ‘wellian than dat.

Straight outta Winston.

Put it on a Hallmark from the global ‘hood, along with a treacly sandwich board jingle that I’m seeing up and down the beach boardwalks here:

“HAVE A HEART — STAY 6’ FEET APART”

Have you ever noticed how good beach sand is for cleanup of some things? Like vomit? It’s just like Kitty Litter.

karenlivesmatter
karenlivesmatter
Aug 11, 2020 12:25 PM

I’ve been talking about this subject for 30 years… I just keep getting told, put on another tinfoil hat… Now this is happening for real, in real time, and my same friends tell me, you’re crazy! Cognitive dissonance is very real…. our Democratic governor who is completely drunk on power, lives for his weekly press conference as he makes up new executive orders randomly…. my favorite so far is that no restaurants are allowed to use china or glass anymore, everything on paper and plastic, no matter what price point or face a $10,000 fine?!?! I spent $350 for my folks on a birthday dinner for 3, served on paper and plastic… and now he has plastered the ‘phases of opening’ everywhere… the final stage? The New Normal.

Howard
Howard
Aug 11, 2020 3:06 PM

If it’s not getting too personal, may I ask which state you live in? I live in Maryland, and will NEVER visit a restaurant so long as I must – by law, i.e,, executive decree – wear a mask going in and going out. This one scenario, more than any other, makes it crystal clear the mask nonsense has nothing to do with health and everything to do with control – otherwise, can someone please explain to me why walking into a restaurant puts others at risk but eating a meal does not.

karenlivesmatter
karenlivesmatter
Aug 11, 2020 3:21 PM
Reply to  Howard

USVI

Cyd
Cyd
Aug 11, 2020 3:14 PM

The new meme I’m hearing now is the unmasked are preventing the return to normal by refusing to mask up. Gotta admit this divide and conquer ploy is their best one yet.
Still won’t work though.
Locally I am supporting all the businesses that refuse to bow to the governor’s mandates.
Apple Bistro on hwy 50 between Sacramento and Lake Tahoe refused to honor the mask mandate. That got publicity so the county health dept attempted to pull their license. Apple Bistro did not close down. The county sheriff is a Constitutional sheriff and will not enforce the illegal state mandates. Neither will the city police.
If anyone is in this area I encourage you to support this business. Plus their food is excellent.

ANDY MANSELL
ANDY MANSELL
Aug 11, 2020 4:24 PM

Same here. Right back to the late 80’s/ early 90’s I noticed more and more petty regulations creeping into daily lives and it just gets worse year on year- and all the time most people seem to crave more rules, as if thinking and deciding something for themselves is too scary. I said at the start of this that we would never get back all the freedoms that have been taken from us, but all I hear is ‘Well, you can’t be too careful’, and ‘It’s better than dying!’ Pathetic- no wonder it’s been so easy for them.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 11, 2020 4:53 PM

If this is Gavin’s doing, all this minutiae of micro~management (and I mean MICRO, baby!) he’s a few a°°kickings shy of a gang jumping in.

I’ll see you a paper plate, and raise you some Y furniture:

At the Huntington Beach YMCA, not only do the global concentration camp (masqued) inmates who work there, have to close the facility for an hour at 1pm for “deep cleaning” (whatever “the Hell” that means), but they removed and stored the two iconic benches that were always near the entrance, there since long ago days when it was Gold’s Gym, and handy for winded geezers, and where octogenarian Helmut, who already went through these drills as a lad in ’40s Berlin, sits on them at 9am every day like clockwork, or did, along with his buddy of decades, Ray from London.

The benches were just shy of 6 feet, you see. Rules is Rules.

They have not yet re-read Edgar Allen Poe’s “Masque of the Red Death”, or perhaps often enough. It’s an allegory, but its essence isn’t coded.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 11, 2020 6:14 PM

The “tinfoil hat” mantra was chosen, clearly, by CIA semanticists in the ’60s to shame the deeply curious into backing out of routes leading them to an outing of DARPA EMF weaponry, such as now I’ve been told by (apparent) agents includes transmitters that can direct audio of different kinds *between* the ears.

What were the Houston Astros thinking?! –stealing signs by banging on drums?! Probably why they suddenly stopped using them mid-season 2018! New gadgets. The year after those silly Texans stole the World Series from my Dodgers (this is a very personal vendetta).

But seriously, or more so, there has been quite a dissociative campaign thriughiut MSM since the late ’60s to stigmatize anyone getting near DARPA et al. R&D of brain-reading tech, visual reconstruction of Dr. Jack Galant at Berkeley since before his breakthroughs around 2010 (in using our eyes of the future as camcorders). Anyone who pried into that is shamed and made to sit in a corner of the classroon in their tinfoil hat.

“They” should talk, lol!

People, this, on a practical level, will make chip implants and ALL the rest of this moot.

They will soon have direct access “noninvasively” (i.e. wirelessly) to our brain waves, with the “Pytronix” algorithms to decode and translate them.

Only God will have the authority to intercept or override them!

It’s pretty bad.

And that is WHY, clearly among other reasons both so delicate & deep, Jesus identified His Father as the sole Repository of True intel.

“Only the Father knows the day and the hour.”

~~ Jesus (of Nazareth*)

(*Sure ain’t James Jesus Angleton, he only wanted his toys in a “Wilderness of Mirrors”)

RahwaTG
RahwaTG
Aug 11, 2020 11:37 AM

CJ, although you are the MAIN reason that I started following OffG, I must point out that you’re totally out of it here. Please chill with the Fear Porn bc right now it’s warm outside and I can even see the SUN but when winter gets here and I find myself faced by more propaganda from The Second Wave and I am suffering from lack of sunlight – your writing is going to make me very ill.

It’s so happens that the idiots have been using the internet to excercise MIND CONTROL for quite a while now. Re #MeToo & the first #BlackLivesMatter movement
amongst many others but what I don’t get is why while even being irradiated ppl like yourself don’t therefore call for a COLLECTIVE REJECTION of THE technology? You can’t have your cake and eat it too. We can’t be the reason Congolese babes find themselves mining COLTAN to be used in these cursed phones and then not expect THE African CURSE to be upon us and our children too.

RahwaTG
RahwaTG
Aug 11, 2020 11:50 AM
Reply to  RahwaTG

Doesn’t it strike any of you as being odd that OXIDITIVE STRESS (/shortness of breath) is a main symptom of IRRADIATION?

Really the shit has ALREADY hit the fan when White Supremacy just won’t admit that his phone is a RADIATION DEVICE, that his Star Trekky lasar sword is a RADIATION DEVICE, that all those star fucking shaking satellites he just littered the heavens with really shouldn’t be there and his dream of moving to Mars is just plain pathetic as well as yet another sign of his famous psychopathology.

John Pretty
John Pretty
Aug 11, 2020 3:14 PM
Reply to  RahwaTG

Doesn’t it strike any of you as being odd that OXIDITIVE STRESS (/shortness of breath) is a main symptom of IRRADIATION?

Not in the least. And what has that got to do with anything?

RahwaTG
RahwaTG
Aug 11, 2020 7:49 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

My mistake for not being clear enough. Oxiditive stress is supposedly one of Covid’s main symptoms. Therefore the respirator fad a few months ago.

Meanwhile Oxiditive Stress is one of the main symtoms of radiation which occurs after the molecular structure of water in the body has been warped by radiation.

Roger
Roger
Aug 12, 2020 3:30 AM
Reply to  RahwaTG

Try again, buddy.

covidiot
covidiot
Aug 11, 2020 11:58 AM
Reply to  RahwaTG

these scumbag disinfo trolls are so f***ing obvious. try harder, asshole. maybe your CIA masters will give you a pay raise.

Howard
Howard
Aug 11, 2020 3:11 PM
Reply to  covidiot

You honestly believe the CIA is behind the growing movement to expose and if possible halt the spread of 5G? Gee, I had no idea they were so keen on protecting the public from a weapons grade technology. I’ll have to reassess my entire raison d’etre.

RahwaTG
RahwaTG
Aug 11, 2020 7:52 PM
Reply to  Howard

… Me, CIA? 😄 Like the CIA would really go around thinking that way about White Supremacy’s Star Trekky lasar weapons? 😆😆😆😆😆😆

JudyJ
JudyJ
Aug 11, 2020 11:23 AM

Extremely uplifting video footage from the Berlin anti-lockdown turnout on 1 August. You don’t have to speak German to be moved and comforted by this. And they all look like respectable, intelligent and caring people to me, in spite of what the MSM tells us.



Mr Y
Mr Y
Aug 11, 2020 11:26 AM
Reply to  JudyJ

Super!

JoeC
JoeC
Aug 11, 2020 11:19 AM

“Act as if you have Covid, and as though people around you have Covid.”

NZ Prime Minister today. I knew it was all pretend.

covidiot
covidiot
Aug 11, 2020 12:01 PM
Reply to  JoeC

act as if you’re a nazi moron, and all the people around you are nazi morons. we’re all one big nazi moron family.

Kung flue
Kung flue
Aug 11, 2020 9:45 AM

It’s OK , nothing to worry about , we’re in safe hands, maybe we need to leave it to the experts ….

https://www.defenseone.com/technology/2020/03/military-funded-biosensor-could-be-future-pandemic-detection/163497/

Wrenchinthegears.com is a good site for very relevant info .

Galileus
Galileus
Aug 11, 2020 9:01 AM

Spot-on article. Totally share the feeling of frustration. In Catalonia, where I am, it’s particularly ironic. For around 10 years we had a pacific movement for secession. In 2017, we carried out a referendum which has deemed illegal and severly repressed by the Spanish state. People chanted things like “freedom,” “the streets will always be ours,” and “we have no fear.” Now, these same people obediently follow orders from the same state that repressed them, and have easily become New Normalists. It’s so disheartening.

Maybe this helps. Disclaimer: I do not work or collaborate with this organitzation. I am simply taking the course and I’m finding it very refreshing.

https://www.onecommune.com/political-hope-with-charles-eisenstein-sign-up

Grafter
Grafter
Aug 11, 2020 9:46 AM
Reply to  Galileus

Yes the power of this “deadly virus” overwhelms all concepts of liberty and freedom from tyranny. A great distraction to absorb whole societies under the umbrella of governmental control whilst fostering the illusion of keeping you “safe”.

jen
jen
Aug 11, 2020 8:58 AM

Thanks for the article.

When I point out to people that more people died of flu last year at this time (at least in Australia) so why are we in such a state of fear – they say lockdowns have stopped us getting & spreading the regular flu as well as stopping COVID & if we didn’t have lockdowns we would be having both regular flu & COVID & deaths would be astronomical etc.. Not sure how to respond. Any suggestions?

Also another thing I’ve noticed. When I say some countries who’ve been in lockdown haven’t done well at all death wise, they say, imagine how much higher the deaths would have been if they hadn’t been in lockdown? They see the lockdowns as still being better than not locking down. Again how would you answer this?

covidiot
covidiot
Aug 11, 2020 9:16 AM
Reply to  jen

Despair!
Despair!
Aug 11, 2020 11:01 AM
Reply to  jen

Absolutely I would also value some clear resources with comprehensive responses to these types of challenges – does anyone have any good links or responses for these specific points?

This isn’t particularly thought through or well presented but things I’ve seen across the months in various articles here and in other sites include:

1) evidence to show the curve was flattening anyhow without lock down

2) number of deaths has been greatly exacerbated by wrong treatment (ventilations) the care home approach tragedy/ wide labelling of covid to include with not of – which accounts for the flu death drop/increase in lockdown related other cause deaths.

3) the way deaths are recorded is so inconsistent across countries – leading to such a disparity in death rates for a virus that does not as far as we know respect borders. If the covid death rates per country are accurate and directly attributable to how well and how quickly a country locked down – why aren’t the covid rates comparable in countries which adopted a similar approach eg Germany/UK. If (as is common) people then argue oh it’s down to other factors eg social and differing healthcare systems – then why are the death rates not wildly different for other health markers eg flu heart attacks strokes cancer etc over the last 20 years – why such a glaring discrepancy only with covid?

4) if it’s so virulent and only a complete lockdown slows it – news from March suggested it was in India South Africa Brazil then – countries with densely populated shanti towns/favelas/slums. Why did the virus not spread uncontrollably there back in March?. Anyone can see a lockdown would not be effective in a slum where 50 people have to share the same facilities. it is spreading now according to the press – but coincidentally only once this started to be questioned. Why did the virus wait 4 months to start exponentially spreading in these areas? And of course is it exponentially spreading – or is it simply that testing is increasing. Are the death rates going up accordingly?

5) and what about the decades of research re herd immunity which eventually curbs the spread without a lockdown.

My arguments are always messy though – and all over the place. if anyone has any comprehensive/clear resources that summarise all the points to challenge this specific “imagine how much worse it would be without lockdown” with links to the various bits of evidence research etc that would be so helpful when having conversations with friends and family.

jen
jen
Aug 11, 2020 12:49 PM
Reply to  Despair!

Thanks. Always helpful. There’s a body of information(by highly respected scientists/data analysts etc)- who won’t get any time in the MSM – to work out a fact based response to the type of questions I mentioned. It’s a bit of work tracking it down and digesting it so I appreciate any help.

Eyes Open
Eyes Open
Aug 11, 2020 4:49 PM
Reply to  Despair!

Tell doubters to look at the World Economic Forum’s website to see what’s in store for us. It’s not a conspiracy, the evidence is there if people look for it.

covidiot
covidiot
Aug 12, 2020 8:46 AM
Reply to  Eyes Open

why don’t you provide a reference, then?

Eyes Open
Eyes Open
Aug 12, 2020 11:15 AM
Reply to  covidiot

Because I shouldn’t need to spoon-feed people. You could have found this yourself:

https://mobile.twitter.com/wef/status/1292566395759271941

covidiot
covidiot
Aug 12, 2020 10:51 PM
Reply to  Eyes Open

that’s not how serious discussion works. if you are trying to convince people of something, then you provide references to substantiate your argument. it’s not other people’s job to make your argument for you. why should they?

when people say “go do your own research”, or “I shouldn’t need to spoon-feed people”, it’s usually because they don’t have any real evidence to offer, just as you apparently do not. even bourgeois academia would find this kind of discourse laughable.

Eyes Open
Eyes Open
Aug 13, 2020 12:35 AM
Reply to  covidiot

My original point reiterated the fact that if people LOOKED FOR THEMSELVES – that they would find the evidence themselves. That was the essence of my point.

Zen Priest
Zen Priest
Aug 11, 2020 12:39 PM
Reply to  jen

Can you really be bothered to debate with people who clearly are not very bright? It’s the shortest route to insanity, I find.

Willem
Willem
Aug 11, 2020 1:11 PM
Reply to  jen

‘ they say lockdowns have stopped us getting & spreading the regular flu as well as stopping COVID & if we didn’t have lockdowns we would be having both regular flu & COVID & deaths would be astronomical etc..’

My strategy: In NL I talk about the weather and that the correlation between increasing temp and decreasing Covid cases who end up in hospital is at least as clear a correlation as lockdown is and decreasing Covid cases who end up in hospital. Then I say that covid is common cold and that common colds are seasonal viruses, so probably Covid is too.

Funny thing: many say my argument is bollocks, while theirs is not. But, arguments that cause cognitive dissonance always are immediately dismissed as ‘ludicrous’. So from that point I usually do not go further, in the hope that I showed a seed in their brain that needs to grow a bit on itself.

malcolm ripley
malcolm ripley
Aug 11, 2020 1:41 PM
Reply to  jen

Try this : If viruses need us to isolate and mask up to reduce infection and survive it, how come the human race has managed to survive the last several hundred thousand years without masks and isolation? How come the virus rises in infections and then falls irresepctive of masks and lockdown as shown across the globe. Please , mask wearing sheep, explain Sweden.

Loopyhoop
Loopyhoop
Aug 11, 2020 2:14 PM
Reply to  jen

How to answer the comment that lockdowns prevent a worse situation? See countries like Sweden and Japan – both doing considerably better.

Rose
Rose
Aug 11, 2020 2:18 PM
Reply to  jen

I get the same responses or blank stares and then they continue to recite all of the fear-mongering statistics, anecdotes, and lies of the mainstream media.

I don’t think it matters what you say because as someone here–I think– commented, “we’re groomed to accept the sick system without question”. I truly believe it entails an act of God for people to open their eyes at this point because it seems most still trust only the official word as if it’s the word of God.

I just pray God will open more eyes as He did mine.

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 11, 2020 5:08 PM
Reply to  Rose

Well, Rose, for doctrinal foundation you need look no further than the text, “”…His Word, and those to whom He revealed it.” The Truth.

Always an Act of God…

______________

“Truth is God”

~~ MK Gandhi

John Ervin
John Ervin
Aug 11, 2020 5:24 PM
Reply to  Rose

“we’re groomed to accept the sick system without question”.

Thats the subtle but BIG lie built in to all Reich propaganda . After “Dieu et mon Droit” and the Divine Right of Kings was cast into limbo over the past three centuries, the Nazi State needed a new tag to underscore its pretended omnipotence, and the sheer Leviathan size and spread of the State looms above the mesmerized private person as well as the public as ineluctable and inescapable and inevitable, and for all but a gaggle of dreamy radicals now, invincible.

So the sheer phantasm of its imaginary (and real) size lurks and looms everywhere, and that monster, a seeming real time mind-control SMAUG of sorts is more than enough to cow most people.

Then you have polls.

I just got one in my spam that stated gleefully: 89% of Democrats support masks (literally), and EVEN 69% of Republicans!

Oh, and in foreign news: 79% of BelaRusians exited from a vote for Lukashenko.

Hank
Hank
Aug 11, 2020 3:52 PM
Reply to  jen

Belgium locked down 34 days and has the worst deaths per million, Italy 35 days and is still one of the worst also, Luxembourg 35 days, Slovakia 40 days, Portugal 50 days, Spain 50 days, Romania 52 days, France 55 days, Bulgaria 57 days and UK 83 days. Guess what all these countries still have daily cases in the thousands and others hundreds and most have the worst deaths per million and cases in the world! 

Sweden and Finland never locked down and are doing better than all of them.

So are most of the poor counties.

Ergo
Ergo
Aug 13, 2020 6:59 AM
Reply to  jen

Jen, I would tell them that C19 is not related to the everyday flu that people get.
I would tell them c19 is a hoax, a scam, a lie to deceive us into a spurious mindset that has nothing to do with sickness.
Separate the two issues and you have the curious case of Event 201 by the World Economic Forum, an excercise for preparedness of a pandemic that morphed into reality for the entire world.
https://www.centreforhealthsecurity.org/event201/about

Brian Sides
Brian Sides
Aug 11, 2020 8:57 AM

Formation furniture in Bridgend in South Wales has gone into Administration
They are starting with laying off 40 with more to follow. They choose those not entitled to redundancy money first. I know two of them. Millions will no longer be able to continue with the life they had planned.

There is no dystopian idea that there paid for think tanks have not considered.
They tried freighting people with possible war with terrorism and global warming but they have found a threat that works with the virus.

There will be many different experimental vaccines and combination of vaccines offered or forced. Ultimately they want genetic modification for humans as they have for food and animals.

Some say a million or more protested against masks in Berlin

Masks make us slaves
But reported as only thousands
The German people understand what creeping authoritarian rules turns into.

JGerhard
JGerhard
Aug 11, 2020 9:45 AM
Reply to  Brian Sides

It wasn’t just against masks.
It was against the curtailment of free speech and media bias, the lack of any cost-benefit analyses, masks and the non-discussion of the vaccinations problems and the likely to follow mandatory vaccination programs as well, plus more.

It’s probably been a number in the low hundreds of thousands.
But the blatant and unison media lying about that figure and the bashing and diffamation of the demonstrators by politicians was just too obvious and crude.
That only resulted in a mobilization of the still hesitant, I now really expect a million+ in Berlin on 29.8., anger being expressed publicly by two policemen, who got duly suspended, which will mobilize even more people, and policemen, of course.

The framing of the demonstrators and the demo as being right-wing was also too crude, and it also collapsed officially yesterday, when the BfVs itself confirmed that very few right-wingers attended.
That official confirmation went duly unreported in the MSM, of course.
Which will mobilize even more people.

Melisian Resister
Melisian Resister
Aug 12, 2020 4:06 AM
Reply to  JGerhard

It’s funny how they use the anti social distancing/mask/etc = Nazi meme when in this video I literally spotted uh gay pride flags

Hank
Hank
Aug 11, 2020 3:56 PM
Reply to  Brian Sides

Still no scientific proof asymptomatics spread covid. Why healthy people need masks? If you feel sick yeah put one on if you want. Otherwise keep calm and carry on.

Zen Priest
Zen Priest
Aug 11, 2020 4:09 PM
Reply to  Brian Sides

Remember the words of the later murdered General S Patton: ‘we defeated the wrong enemy’.

hope
hope
Aug 11, 2020 8:23 AM

Today I had the first experience of the earlier phase of totalitarianism, namely, in the absence of any police around, being abused by a shop assistant for refusing to wear a mask (where I am it is obligatory indoors) over my nose (I was not alone, there were 3 of us). This is exactly what happened in the early phase of Nazism in Germany, it was enforced by ordinary people on each other, there was little police presence.  Also everyone dutifully put their mask on to enter restaurants and shops, even in those where it was not enforced by the staff.  They did so to visit historical sites, even in the absence of staff, police, anyone to oversee. I should add that there is at the moment a heat wave.   Obedience without being forced was also what enabled the gradual implementation of full totalitarianism in Nazi Germany. (The laws in the country I live in dont allow any exemption, even for those who have health issues with masks).

Not only that but there is no serious web site within the country you can get systematic proper information from, nor any media group you can get in touch with, the only one purporting to be informative, makes you focus on some issues, never gives analytic articles, is anonymously run by someone with multiple fake identities, and they never publish any important proven information you may send them that would help the public to actually appreciate the whys of what is happening. If you dare question them on why they have given you fake identities, then they either dont respond or send you a violent email, and from then on forbid you to even correspond with them and thus in particular send them information. A senior scientist from a major organization told me they had had critical info to give them as they’re the only outlet in the country, but they needed to be sure beforehand who they were corresponding with, they had refused.

So the new normal is not just dehumanization but the creation of complete confusion by trying to control the anti-narrative and control dissidents, to both know who they are and ensure there wont be any genuine protests, but it might be going even further, which leaves no chance. Its actually evil in the full sense of the word, or at least totally immoral. This has gone a major step beyond the early stages of Nazi Germany: at least then you didnt have people trying to pervert the very possibility of change from the inside, by pretending to be the change.

Skeptic
Skeptic
Aug 11, 2020 9:45 AM
Reply to  hope

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hope
hope
Aug 11, 2020 2:29 PM
Reply to  Skeptic

Thanks Skeptic for the reference. I got the book from the library and am beginning to read it. Another I am reading now is The Gestapo and German Society” by Robert Gellately, and some of his other books on that period. It in particular tries to analyse the “enforcement process” because to begin with when Hitler came to power in 1933, the Gestapo was very few in number. The brown shirts were about 45 000 when Hitler came to power in Jan. 1933, and by the Aug. 1934 they were 2.9 million, so it was a progressive process and it certainly could not have happened if the majority had not for some decided to remain law-abiding and thus accepted the laws going towards totalitarianism, applied them to the letter, and if very many had not gone further than the laws on their own initiative.
Since I wrote that mail, I was flabbergasted by the reaction of a Cambridge graduate who with superior self-confidence of a do-gooder said: We (her family) apply the law to the letter and will always apply the law to the letter.
It was chilling: her tone of voice, her utter sureness she is in the right and is one of the towers of virtue. I can tell you she would not hesitate: if the law told her to denounce, she would denounce. If the law told her to stop talking to X, she would stop talking to X. If the law told her force X to have the vaccine, she would smilingly hold X down so they could not escape. She is more to be feared than any people behind the current agenda. It is because of people like her that such agendas always succeed for a while.

Ort
Ort
Aug 11, 2020 9:09 PM
Reply to  hope

“The brown shirts were about 45 000 when Hitler came to power in Jan. 1933, and by the Aug. 1934 they were 2.9 million”
____________________________________

I wasn’t aware of this statistic, but this is exactly what came to mind in April when Gauleiter (nominally “Governor”) Wolf in my home state of Pennsylvania, USA proudly announced a new “track and trace” initiative. 

Without checking to refresh my memory, as I recall Gauleiter Wolf announced the formation of a tracking and tracing corps; thousands of persons would be/are being hired to comprehensively track and trace the COVID-infected. This was touted as a win-win development: not only would it be a vital service in the “fight” (war) against COVID, but it would also provide employment to the thousands of Pennsylvania residents who’d been thrown out of work because of the virus. (Actually, because of the draconian response to the alleged virus, but never mind splitting hairs.)

A few days later, I heard a follow-up report on the local newsradio station: some state official, a deputy tasked with planning the new corps– I keep wanting to write “Korps”– enthusiastically explained that they were planning to begin with a “two-year build-out”. This made the hair on the back of my neck stand up; it was an early indication, or proof, that there was already an overclass consensus that the New Abnormal was here to stay.

I can’t recall if mass vaccination was mentioned during this roll-out announcement, but it’s obvious that the nascent tracking/tracing Gestapo would be readily tasked with overseeing public compliance if compulsory vaccination laws are passed– or even just mandated by administrative fiat, as is now the custom.

ANDY MANSELL
ANDY MANSELL
Aug 13, 2020 9:48 AM
Reply to  Skeptic

It has been happening this way in the UK for some time. It doesn’t seem it on a day to day basis, but one only has to watch something from/about the 60s/70s to see just how many little freedoms have gone, how many petty new rules have been introduced all the while further restricting what we are allowed to do and say. Once you accept any rule that prohibits or forces you to do something ‘for your own or the general good’ it is over- you have given up responsibility over your person and given someone or something power over you.

Zen Priest
Zen Priest
Aug 11, 2020 12:33 PM
Reply to  hope

The perpetrators are well versed in psychology and propaganda techniques. They have a history of it and have even written books about it.
This has been around for a long time. What do you think PC and hate speech is all about. Indoctrinating people with beliefs, changing their thoughts and how they view YOU, the non-comformist.
Getting the Goyim to do the dirty work on each other.

austrian peter
austrian peter
Aug 11, 2020 7:19 AM

Great article, thank you, and prescient warnings of which everyone should take notice. I am doing my bit by spreading the word through my book, ‘The Financial Jigsaw’, available in PDF format and my weekly ‘Letter from Great Britain’ at:https://www.theburningplatform.com/author/austrian-peter/ which this week featured my week’s experience with NOT wearing a mask. This mandate is very much the thin edge of the wedge IMHO.

Reg
Reg
Aug 11, 2020 7:10 AM

Rappoport homes in on the heart of the matter . . .

https://blog.nomorefakenews.com/2020/08/10/covid-is-the-virus-real/

Glenda
Glenda
Aug 11, 2020 6:04 AM

Think I’ll go and watch ‘Soylent Green’ again. It will probably seem quite sane now.

Objective
Objective
Aug 11, 2020 4:27 AM

Oh socialism!



George Mc
George Mc
Aug 11, 2020 9:02 AM
Reply to  Objective

Don’t see any mention of “socialism”:

https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7418682/

You’re not being very objective, Objective.

Objective
Objective
Aug 11, 2020 9:21 AM
Reply to  George Mc

You don’t see the parallels ?

They flock together like sheep, destroy everything attempting to unite, kill anything they don’t agree with, then they eat each other.

Your last line is unique i haven’t heard that before ‘sigh’.

George Mc
George Mc
Aug 11, 2020 1:12 PM
Reply to  Objective

They flock together like sheep, destroy everything attempting to unite

They attempt to unite by destroying everything attempting to unite?

kill anything they don’t agree with, then they eat each other.

No, they should defend themselves against what is eating them.

Your last line is unique i haven’t heard that before ‘sigh’.

Well the truth hurts.

Howard
Howard
Aug 11, 2020 4:25 AM

I’ve never been much of a one for Jung’s idea of Collective Unconscious; but perhaps there’s something to it. Though Jung was referring to the species in general, it may have application to groupings in particular.

Specifically, English speaking peoples seem to have more blood on their hands than any other group. Accordingly, they may carry a collective sense of retribution and impending doom.

This would help explain why there are growing protests against the COVID-19 lockdowns around the world; but virtually none in any English speaking nation. These nations may experience, on a subconscious level, that they are being singled out for special retribution; so they must take all possible precautions – even if it means forsaking all their “freedom” and shutting down their economy.

Zen Priest
Zen Priest
Aug 11, 2020 11:59 AM
Reply to  Howard

So you have named English speaking peoples. But which group controls English speaking peoples? There is a group well established in the top layer. A group with certain proven tendencies.

Howard
Howard
Aug 11, 2020 2:51 PM
Reply to  Zen Priest

I take it you’re talking about Seventh Day Adventists. They are indeed a pushy group.

Zen Priest
Zen Priest
Aug 11, 2020 3:03 PM
Reply to  Howard

Oh dear. I gave you too much credit.

Howard
Howard
Aug 12, 2020 3:15 PM
Reply to  Zen Priest

Don’t ever do that again. I’m already overburdened with debt.

John Pretty
John Pretty
Aug 11, 2020 3:23 PM
Reply to  Zen Priest

But which group controls English speaking peoples?

You tell me, your eminence. Nobody runs my life for me.

Zen Priest
Zen Priest
Aug 11, 2020 3:37 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

Politicians set the parameters for your life. But who controls the politicians? The owners of commercial organisations including bankers. A list of the top 100 owners/bosses would make it pretty clear which group this is.

John Pretty
John Pretty
Aug 11, 2020 3:22 PM
Reply to  Howard

Well, I think it may have something to do with the global nature of modern communications and the fact that English speakers do not generally access material in other languages.

The rapid spread of the BLM cancer also highlights the influence of the United States, the dominant English speaking culture.

As for your crude assertion regarding English speakers having “blood on their hands”, I could easily direct you to historic genocides carried out by non-English speakers …

Howard
Howard
Aug 12, 2020 3:26 PM
Reply to  John Pretty

Canada, the USA, Australia, New Zealand, not to mention the mother country itself, all practiced murder, even genocide, as a matter of imperial policy. Murder, destruction and genocide is humanity’s middle name; so of course all do it.

But the English speaking nations do it better than most; cover their trail better; and are still doing it – and profiting handsomely from it. How else explain that after 75 years, the USA is still able to maintain that dropping the atom bombs was a justified act of war rather than a bloodthirsty act calculated to help attain world hegemony.

Guilt is unthinkable in their conscious minds; but it may be lurking just beneath the surface. Which may help explain why of all people English speaking people more readily accept the kind of lunacy effected upon them in the name of a “deadly” pathogen.

ANDY MANSELL
ANDY MANSELL
Aug 13, 2020 9:59 AM
Reply to  Howard

Do you honestly think that Germany or Japan would have hesitated for one second if the US hadn’t dropped the bomb before they’d developed one? Do you think they would have stopped or slowed? Whatever you think of America, it is a fact that they are many millions of genocides behind the likes of Mao and Stalin.

Howard
Howard
Aug 13, 2020 3:11 PM
Reply to  ANDY MANSELL

Your reasoning is not as on target as you may think. If actions are taken based on, or even considering, what another might do, then the world would soon be drowning in a sea of unbridled violence. It is just as dangerous and fruitless to profile nations as to profile people – because at root profiling is all about that most heinous of all concepts: thought crime.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Aug 11, 2020 3:38 AM

Dear everyone wearing a mask, keeping their distance, washing their hands then washing their soap, here is wisdom :

” “Where all think alike, no one thinks very much.”

Now. when i count to three, you’ll wake up.
1…2….3….<click> aaannnd back in the room….

Consider the following:

https://bpa-pathology.com/covid19-pcr-tests-are-scientifically-meaningless/

Petra Liverani
Petra Liverani
Aug 11, 2020 5:54 AM
Reply to  JuraCalling

Bulgarian Pathology Association will be controlled opposition. Any kind of official organisation by default will be controlled opposition. 99.9% of material will not tell the actual truth. It’s only a tiny percentage of the ordinary population – mugs like us below the line – who do.

They’ve rolled out two main propaganda streams:

  1. Pandemic
  2. Virus but lots of problems of various types with what we’re being told and response that’s being enforced.

There is no virus and any material that does not make it clear there is no virus is controlled opposition, paid or unpaid. It’s very, very simple.

My page on the 9/11 and COVID-19 parallels conveys the nature of psyops pretty well I think. It’s not all that long and a skim through read will give you a good idea of how psyops work. The thing with psyops is that they will push out all manner of propaganda, all designed to suppress the pivotal truth of their psyop: COVID-19 – no virus; 9/11 – staged death and injury. It’s all so simple when you blow away the magic propaganda dust.

Petra Liverani
Petra Liverani
Aug 11, 2020 6:00 AM
Reply to  Petra Liverani

Oops need to retract above. It looks like the BPA is saying there is no evidence of a virus at all. I’m a little too biased in my opinion that no one ever tells the actual truth.

Thanks for that, JuraCalling. Great to see an official organisation telling the truth.

Edwige
Edwige
Aug 11, 2020 9:09 AM
Reply to  Petra Liverani

I don’t know about this particular organisation – but Bulgaria trialed electronic tags for Covid track-and-trace so I wouldn’t start seeing the country as some haven of sanity amid the lunacy:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-52409893

Petra Liverani
Petra Liverani
Aug 11, 2020 9:58 AM
Reply to  Edwige

Nope. The thing is they always give us the truth somewhere – perhaps this BPA page is the designated spot. Perhaps there are others, I don’t know. It’s the first official place I’ve seen which tells the truth – or that’s what it looks like – you can never be sure. The controlled opposition is always out to trap and mislead you and unless you know things to be facts yourself you need to have a strong sense of skepticism about you and keep your fingers crossed that they’re not slipping in nonsense with the truth or even that there’s no truth about whatever it is in the first place. 🙂

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Aug 11, 2020 6:01 PM
Reply to  Petra Liverani

👍 welcome

Petra Liverani
Petra Liverani
Aug 18, 2020 2:48 AM
Reply to  JuraCalling

Actually, Jura, OffGuardian has published the article too but in a more extended version. I have summarised the main points as best I can. Any suggestions for improvement welcome. I think these points are good to use in argument with others as well as the article itself of course.

Case for the following made in article by two independent journalists, Torsten Engelbrecht and Konstantin Demeter, COVID19 PCR Tests are Scientifically Meaningless
— No distinctive specific symptoms for COVID-19
— Admitted lack of gold standard test for COVID-19
— PCR test used inappropriate for viral testing
— No clear evidence of origin of RNA used in test
— Authors of scientific papers claiming isolation of virus admit that purification of virus not actually done and seasoned virologist admits lack of awareness of any paper showing purification of virus
— No evidence of what is said to be the virus, SARS-CoV-2 causing COVID-19
— Test results are irrational which would only be expected when the testing method used is against scientific testing protocol, 
— The test contains “q” in its name, RT-qPCR, which should stand for quantitative, however, it is admitted the test is qualitative meaning it cannot test viral load which means they cannot test how many viral particles are carried in the body. For people to be considered infected a viral load needs to be determined.
— High Cycle Quantification (Cq) values invalidate test

The above issues clearly show that there is no evidence at all to believe in either the virus, SARS-CoV-2 or the alleged illness COVID-19. The clear inference to be made is that all illness and death ascribed to COVID-19 has, in reality, another cause.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Aug 18, 2020 5:04 AM
Reply to  Petra Liverani

Thanks Petra

I think this whole thing should be examined section by section.

Section one. An exercise in mass social and psychological control and manipulation.

We have seen, country by country, the universality of the instructions passed down from Psychologists to politicians to us.

The method favoured has been fear. History records that this is always the most efficient way to achieve submission of the enemy.

The man in charge of all things ‘virology and vaccine’ is a software billionaire, not a medical doctor.He is from America’s most prominent family of Eugenicists.He has invested billions of dollars and hired the best scientists money can bribe to help him achieve his goal of gaining complete control of the world’s population’s behaviour and how many to ‘cleanse’ from the planet.This, therefore, is enough evidence to inform us of who he( and his backers) regard is the ‘enemy’. Us.

Government papers, prepared by behavioural scientists, outline the ‘need’ to utilise the media on and off line to instil a sense of fear and foreboding in the populace.More pertinently, they suggest that it’s important that we feel the fear and that it increases regardless of any real reason existing for it.Further, no words of hope or optimism were to be passed on lest it remove any fear. That’s dishonest and unethical. It’s immoral.

Once the fear had taken hold they used the herding instinct of people to spread information that could ease the fear.It’s the timing.Once the fear and hysteria reached the requisite level the relief could be offered once the desperation had become palpable.

This included the Pavlovian conditioning of us like dogs. The same behavioural scientists introduced the mantras and repetitious ritual.Self isolate ; social distance; clap unquestioningly for those allegedly taking care of us ; report anyone not following orders; induce feelings of guilt for those who won’t snitch; Repeat all ‘in it together’ mantras. Oneness. It helps a herd feel bonded. They like the same things, they do the same things, they believe the same things, they have the same enemies.

* note all the details and work put into teaching the population how to behave, how scared to be and how wrong it is to ask questions despite the amount of fear.. Yet nothing at all about the virus that allegedly prompted it.*

Section two. The virus.

Despite the huge amount of victims of it and the length of time it’s been circulating, nothing of worth is really known yet.Yet all that behavioural submission was needed. We hear of vaccines and tests. How can you test for a virus that has yet to be isolated and looked at.And if you can’t isolate it, you can’t begin to think of a vaccine. Any mention of natural antibodies and T cells are at best vague. We were told it was a ‘respiratory illness’ and thousands were put on ventilators and it killed them faster.

Doctors let it leak that patients were presenting with the symptoms of altitude sickness.That is, oxygen levels in their blood was far too low.What they should have been given was blood transfusions.What they were given was ventilators that stiffened the lungs and finished them off.Why would people not living above sea level present with altitude sickness ? And why weren’t bags of plasma at hand ? Is there a virus than can imitate altitude sickness ? No.If there is, a million years of nature has thrown up a freak.

In 2017 Fauci and Gates said a pandemic would hit before Trumps first term was over. The NIH also lifted the ban on gain-of-function research into virology that year. Man was free to ‘intervene’.

If people survive, they carry the solution in their blood.Like PM Boris Johnson. So they need no masks. Why do they have to wear them ?

When Gates was asked why the blood hasn’t been taken from people who have pulled through, the man investing tens of billions into vaccines said quote : ” it’s too expensive”. Maybe he was talking about the cost.Not money.The cost would be too many being kept alive.PCR testing is limited.False positives will be blamed for the failure.

Section three. Motives.

IN 2010, The Johns Hopkins / Rockerfeller Institute had a nice round table for billionaires. All philanthropists of course. We all believe that.After all philanthropists all give give give because of their humanity.Bullshit.

They finalised a ‘hypothetical’ pandemic running wild across the globe in years to come.The paper was written as though it was mid 2020s and they were reflecting on their strategies that they used.Some countries fared better than others.The more obedient adhered to social distancing, self isolation and learned to snitch on those who didn’t. It was agreed that tracking apps would be a good idea and were successful. Also herd / global vaccinations were. Sound familiar ? The meeting was called by Gates. Then, 7 years later he prompted us to accept this.

I believe some have died of Covid 19. I just don’t know what Covid 19 is. I don’y buy that it’s a virus at all. The reason Gates panicked when blood being taken from survivors was mentioned was because the antibody wouldn’t be present.And that’s forensic evidence that there had been no fight between good and bad in that persons blood. Ergo, no virus.

The same panic occurred as doctors reported complete success with the HCQ / Zinc combination curing patients. Fauci was out of the traps fast to decry the claims( he has money invested in alternative treatments).Why keep the fear hiked up to the max and stamp on cures if they want a cure ? Why, if this ‘virus’ is so d lethal, do they need to invent stats and lie about them ? Most patients dying are labelled covid regardless of what they really die of.It’s all part of operation fear.

It’s a drill. I don’t know if it’s vibration or poison that’s cause the problems.I just don’t buy the virus story. Fauci’s knee deep in HIV and AIDS money to trust any of it.But bio warfare and the control of our minds via our brains looks like the goal.This is a drill.They’ll ease it off so we’re back by September.The rest is up to when Gates’ people decide to unleash.At least we know who his target is now.

Petra Liverani
Petra Liverani
Aug 21, 2020 7:37 AM
Reply to  JuraCalling

Sorry for not responding earlier, Jura. I was planning to read your post thoroughly but forgot until now.

You say some interesting things and this I found particularly interesting.

note all the details and work put into teaching the population how to behave, how scared to be and how wrong it is to ask questions despite the amount of fear.. Yet nothing at all about the virus that allegedly prompted it.

Yes, nothing about the virus … but now we have very good research showing the fraudulence behind the alleged science … and, of course, it is hardly expected that there be any information about the virus because there isn’t one!

I’m afraid I believe the evidence clearly shows this alleged pandemic is a psyop and right off the bat that would mean no virus (or any kind of health problem at all). A psyop is all about psyopping, not about using reality in any shape or form unless wanted or absolutely necessary. A virus or any kind of illness wasn’t wanted and nor would it work. A comment on the Bait and Switch article shows how the virus didn’t spread in the manner it should have. They want complete control over the operation and they want it to pop up in this that and the other place, not where it might spread naturally but they have zero concern that the way it spreads is not as it should be – they love rubbing all the things that don’t add up in our faces. There is just no reason to have a virus or anything at all – it’s all through psyopping.

With regard to ventilators and people dying because of them I would be very skeptical. Altitude sickness? I’m not buying it – remember there’s no special virus. It reminds me of the propaganda aimed at the skeptics about first responders dying because of the toxic dust at Ground Zero. It’s all designed to make us think they’re so evil and callous they’re killing people with ventilators. The thing is I know they kill people in different ways but when they’re psyopping us, you must take everything they tell you with a grain of salt because it’s all designed to push buttons – the buttons of those who believe their story and the buttons of those who don’t. Unless there’s clear evidence don’t believe a word of it.

Gezzah Potts
Gezzah Potts
Aug 11, 2020 3:14 AM

And after reading this chilling peice of realism from CJ, I go on my FB newsfeed to find people making comments that this whole agenda is about installing communism worldwide and that Trump is on our side ready to save us.
I don’t know whether to cry or just hit my head against a wall. I won’t even mention the number of times I’ve seen glowing references to Q.

Seaweed
Seaweed
Aug 11, 2020 9:28 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

Also there are numerous people online with large followings who channel beings from other dimensions and some of them say they are themselves beings from other dimensions, who see Trump as a ‘white hat’ who is there to ‘drain the swamp’ and end human trafficking and child abuse, and usher in a new spiritual world order of a higher frequency for the planet where human consciousness is raised as we all receive spiritual ‘downloads’. I mean I do prefer this scenario to having my body and consciousness merged with a AI having been injected with nanotechnology, but I’m not sure I believe the bit about Trump as some kind of ‘good guy’ fighting for world justice!

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Aug 18, 2020 5:26 AM
Reply to  Seaweed

”Also there are numerous people online with large followings who channel beings from other dimensions and some of them say they are themselves beings from other dimensions”

They’re fkning nutcases.

Zen Priest
Zen Priest
Aug 12, 2020 7:56 PM
Reply to  Gezzah Potts

Remains to be seen. You can hardly blame the people for having hope. These are desparate times.

John
John
Aug 11, 2020 1:55 AM

“Their ideology is a pathologized ideology (as opposed to, say, the racialized ideology of the Nazis), so its symbology will be pathological. Fear of disease, infection, and death, and obsessive attention to matters of health will dominate every aspect of life.”

Actually the symbology is characteristic of the level of global society, the lowest level of decline ever reached, which is not pathological but primitive. Hence the methods are the most basic, appeal to fear, and the severest materialism, one without historical precedent. Corona scare or climate change scare, all fear and materialist based spins, they spin seemingly the most advanced looking theories, using the most advanced of technological methods and (pseudo)science available, of which the goal is to appeal to the most basic and lowest of collective traits. This is again also characteristic of modern society, which sees itself as the most advanced society in history, in reality being the most primitive in all areas, except that of science and technology. Ideologies like Nazism and fascism were even less primitive.
Calling it pathology (mental) is also based on modern psychology, which is a modern ideological pseudo science.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Aug 11, 2020 2:39 AM
Reply to  John

”. This is again also characteristic of modern society, which sees itself as the most advanced society in history, in reality being the most primitive in all areas, except that of science and technology.”

That’s just it though, I’m afraid. The accepted definition of an advance in society today is generally how technologically advanced it is.Any ideas of lofty thought or philosophy died when Plato was in short trousers.

Our primitive urges are not advancing or evolving in any good way.We never lost our atavistic urges .I think it was Jung who observed that every generation has to experience or witness war.It keeps it sated.It’s good to inwardly beat our chests and feel jingoistic.

The bigger picture suggests that this is the most dangerous combination.Simply put, cavemen with a taste for blood with weapons that can wipe out thousands with a push of a button.It’s never been easier to be aware of threat and danger.Or to utilise it.

It doesn’t matter if Psychology is labelled pseudo-science or Cinderella science.The cold fact is that those who shape the society shape the people.And they shape the people to maintain their design.They can only do that by shaping their mind.It gave them a clear understanding of how malleable we all are. They created nightmares for us and still can.We can ignore it and we can say we know their game.Then they’ll bomb somewhere or blow something up or poison a town and we know we can’t get complacent.

We’ve had the reality of whatever EBOLA was /is; of HIV and AIDS. We had the Spanish flu too.So when we’re told hundreds of thousands are dying from a disease caused by a virus we have to take it seriously. I certainly do. I think it’s bullshit- but i know it’s something too.People have died choking, that’s true.But most that die of Covid never had it. That’s the scary bit for me.That doctors could be paid to hit so many patients and sign it away.And that Governments would hire them to hit them in the first place.

The pseudo science of psychology has been able to predict our behaviour and our deepest fears and how we’ll be effected.There’s nothing pseudo about the fear. There never is.

We’re in the Human Zoo right now.We’re being watched and assessed . Our thoughts are being collated via phones and computers.Because it’s likely that the sick minds behind this rehearsal have been a few steps ahead all the time.It’s chess with people.Think 3 moves ahead at least. Never release a poison until the right people have the antidote.In the meantime, let’s see how it would likely play out.How much we could get away with before a riot.How easily we can foment antagonism between the two camps.

That’s when the technology will come into play.A fear-driven populace will have been broken. In their mind and spirit and their fear will drive them for the sake of their lives and of their children’s.

RFID chips have always been the plan.I was warning people 25 years ago until about 8 years ago.I showed them the jigsaw pieces with names and dates and put it together,Like a few other ‘conspiracy nuts’ i was shut down from social networks.Calling Zuckerberg a twat didn’t help my cause if I’m honest.But i gave him the chance to debate me.His way was to have his minions remove me.

Our primitive instincts will be dowsed before 2030.That’s the agreed deadline.Gates had Africa as an open air lab, then India. To make the whole world one he’ll need us wholly dependent on Big Brother. Too frightened to challenge or ask questions.That will be easy to do with technology. Pseudo or not pseudo science.It takes drugs ( ingested unknowingly), medication ( via needles) and Radio Frequency connected to every human chip that’s connected to the mass database.Then we;ll know what the real ”re-set” was.

Glenda
Glenda
Aug 11, 2020 6:13 AM
Reply to  JuraCalling

Our illustrious politicians have decided that the university fee structure is wrong and that qualifications must be “job ready”. So the fees for getting engineering or science degrees have been dropped and to compensate the fee for getting a law degree has gone up slightly, but fees for philosophy or arts degrees have been doubled. Thus we endeavour to eliminate those who desire to think critically and creatively.

JuraCalling
JuraCalling
Aug 11, 2020 5:45 PM
Reply to  Glenda

Says a lot. Had the elite had their war 500 years ago we’d never had a printing press.The plebs are here to dig, fetch and carry.Not to think or ask questions..

John
John
Aug 11, 2020 12:28 PM
Reply to  JuraCalling

“The bigger picture suggests that this is the most dangerous combination.”

Technological power serving primitive urges.. It is said that technology ’empowers’, which means that it boosts primitive urges, and perverted ones.. Thus, maintaining the view that modern societies are advanced and ahead of all societies in history is very important..

“The pseudo science of psychology has been able to predict our behaviour and our deepest fears and how we’ll be effected.”

There is no need for an ‘advanced’ science of psychology to predict collective behavior, the most basic knowledge of human nature suffices, a knowledge which has always been around. Collective behavior per definition concerns what is most basic.
Only in the realm of consumerism (which is materialism and sensualism), they have to appeal to a somewhat more individualized and differentiated taste, so they study individual developments (small groups), but for the rest it is, at large, plainly about basic forms of like/dislike love/hate fear/anxiety.

martin
martin
Aug 11, 2020 3:46 AM
Reply to  John

“… in reality being the most primitive in all areas, except that of science and technology.”

Primitive in that area too, the more so as technology advances. Few people have any understanding of how the tools work anymore.