Summer has alighted upon the Land of the Rising Sun so I will be taking a break for the next week or two.
In the meantime, I invite you to ponder the need for downtime; not just “recharging the batteries” in the physical sense, but reconnecting with the world around us without the newswires twittering in our ear.
In that moment of calm, is it possible for us to rediscover what it is we are fighting for (rather than what we’re fighting against)? I think so.
Now, if you’ll excuse me, I have to go sit under a tree and watch the toads mating.
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This is from the the last subscription email I received from Off-Guardian, and I see there are four newer articles that I haven’t received to my Inbox (or Junk) to date. So, unless I go to the main website menu for recent articles, I’m not being kept informed. This has happened twice before since first subscribing — about a year ago — when I unknowingly became seemingly ‘unsubscribed’, and I don’t know how or why it happens. This might be one way of ‘taking a break’ — by default.
A direct email to Off-Guardian about this problem last time elicited no response, hence my posting here, also to elicit from others here whether they too might have experienced this problem. With no further action on my part last time, the email deliveries resumed after about a month.
The last break in transmission for me occurred at the time of Prince Philip’s death, and, sick of wall-to-wall, mostly sycophantic and inescapable, MSM coverage of that event, I suggested an OG article would be timely, linking to one I liked for consideration (not mine, so not a submission). It could simply have been: ‘Old man dies; discuss’. And couldn’t we have had a field day? No response; no article. Are there some subjects that are too sensitive or Off-Limits for Off-Guardian?
I notice one here in the comments who hasn’t taken James Corbett’s advice to slow down.
Hey you can subscribe in their telegram channel.
Thanks, plasos, but thought I was already subscribed by email. My reply to my own message here to say my subscription appeared to be resumed, after a gap, doesn’t show here a day later. Then another gap, and resumed again just now, so two breaks in one week, with several missing articles. I don’t understand it; I’m not unsubscribing and resubscribing.
I’m trialling Telegram for some other subscriptions, but find functionality a bit clunky, or maybe it’s just me –not very tech-savvy.
Possibly the best quote ever…. it touches on both our predatory nature .. and our hypocrisy:
“We train young men to drop fire on people, but their commanders won’t allow them to write ‘fuck‘ on their aeroplanes because it’s obscene!”.
Cheers James!… – I find lately, having arrived at the same conclusions you have, I have pre-emptively taken your timely advice and already ‘taken a break’ anyways…
…Here at Chez Oddball, it turns out the never-ending lock-up (not *lock-down* – let’s call a spade a spade here, folks) has inadvertantly turned up one unexpected benefit at least, and allowed me to dust off a *veeeerrrrryyy* old passion of mine from *waaaaaayyyy* back when, and so I have recently taken back up with boat design…
…So I’m getting back into ‘doin’ the do’, brushin’ off the ol’ cobwebs and, casting about online for inspiration, I find myself binge-ing thru the live-feeds of the recent scrap on Auckland’s Waitemata Harbour for the proverbial ‘Auld Mug’ (Well done to all you OffG Kiwis out there – that musta been a *Helluva* Paddy’s Day you guys had yourselves there!)…
…So there I am watching the action and, mindful of the fact that, yes, this is *indeed* a ‘rich man’s sport’, *exclusively* for teh Davostanis fun-and-games (having lived on the Isle of Wight a while back I can *personally* attest that Cowes Week is the proverbial ‘heart of darkness’ and sucks *YUUUGE* balls, all-round… (- Think ‘Glastonbury’ for Yachtie Scum, *minus* the chill vibes)), I find myself eyeing the spectator’s super-yachts and idlely daydreaming how, when it *finally* does come SHTF, day-of-reckoning time, I think I’m gonna go commandeer me a submarine with a *Full* torpedo load and go a-Yachtie huntin’…
…- Who fancies coming along for a little cruise?… 😉
(Ahhh… I kin dream,carn’t I?…)
…Meanwhile, I hope *All* of you are keeping well and finding hobbies and sundry such worthwhile pursuits, both new and, perhaps, old, to keep alla yerselves grounded… – Stay healthy and stay *Sane*, peeps!…
…I’ll leave you all with these highlights of ‘Te Rehutai’ sticking it to the Italian’s bathtub… (- Note the *Complete And Total* lack of fizzog-nappies and social distancing amongst the Yachtie spectators in the race village and the folks on top of North Head at around the 11-minute mark – *Top Job* there, Jacinda!…)
For those not sitting under a tree for the next two weeks, there was another big protest in London today (Sun 27th June); this, from people in the music industry. It wasn’t as big as yesterday’s protest, but certainly numbered in the hundreds of thousands.
There aren’t any summary clips of it that I can find as yet, so instead a complete livestream – just click through it at will, if interested. It starts getting juicy about 3 hours in…
Look at people I do on t.v.payed shills,I’d rather go out and meet real people on the streets,I reason they have more in common.
Very few Famous Artists and Musicians had the courage to stand up and tell the truth..
Eric Clapton did. I can’t believe I have never seen him. I have even seen Paul McCartney did he say anything??
This is 2 Jabs Eric Clapton. I hope he is O.K…
Eric Clapton 13/06/2021 Oracle Films Interview Part 1 HD9,189 views
13 Jun 2021
Admirable that Eric Clapton spoke up, listened to his heart, and spoke with courage. More will going forward. Time will continue to reveal truths, clarity will continue to emerge.
He didn’t have enough courage (or sense) to refuse the jab though did he? Plenty of people with less money and security than he possesses have managed to do that with no fanfare and no one praising their bravery. So let’s not get carried away.
Indeed. But we need to be grateful for what we can get. And I suspect in months to come, forgive. Its the only way forward. Folk like us will be fully vindicated for our efforts.
Blimey, that’s harsh. Don’t underestimate the influence such a high profile character has, we shouldn’t damn anyone for being slow to wake up.
I agree. Maybe his slowhand is attached to a slow arm, etc. 😉
It may just be sentimentality, but in Eric’s case I say better late than never.
Seems like weakness at first, but upon further reflection and taking Beethoven and Wagner as examples, a great artist worthy of the name will put his art first.
After all, knowing that a German composer was born in Bonn and went deaf, or that another one who supported a left-wing uprising in Dresden had a warrant issued for his arrest, would come nowhere close to inspiring future generations to the same extent as their music did.
Their art was their baby, and that’s what they guarded with their lives, because they knew that politics come and go, while great art speaks to those as yet unborn.
It’s always a nice plus, of course, to know that such human beings were also courageous in their personal lives.
They force goggle box on us how pathetic.
I’ve taken the advice and reconnected with what we are fighting for namely justice and our freedom. I did “ponder” in a moment of calm which sadly didn’t last.
I thought to myself how many people do really know that Boris Johnson is a eugenicist and is following in his father’s footsteps (Stanley Johnson) and Bill Gates.
Stanley actually worked for the Rockefeller Foundation in New York and has the same ideas as Gates and Rockefeller. He justifies cheering a reduction of 70 million people in Britain to 10 million to enhance economic growth!
This is not far off from Deagel’s genocidal population forecast for the UK specified in 2018 which was 64 million to be reduced to 14 million by 2025 = a planned genocide rate of 78%!!! Where did they go? Well, I’ll leave you to ponder on that one and also on what we are fighting against as well as what we are fighting for.
I’ve only realised in the last 10 years everything is wrong I was blind but now I see,Everything is coming together,I don’t think people that have the vaccine are stupid I think they need to take the straw out of their eyes,I’m glad I did because I see and understand things that I didn’t think humanly possible,And that’s love.You need a break? then find love show love.
Some thought-provoking material here:
Especially interesting on what might be going on with the nasal swabs and why it was called the Delta variant.
take a break from 5g
take a holiday in israel
we use 3g and fiber optics here
chill relax with barbera lerner spector
shimon elliot al bagdaddy isis front man
hang with many maxwell family and epstein
spirit cook with maria abramovich have a boy with mcalpine janner and leon britain
come on agents corporation sol children of 1666 cesti lost at sea
owned by holy see
take a break from 24 and 7
go to israel
underground or build a faraday cage
Bomb some hospitals in Gaza, bully Arabs out of their homes
Might is right… you should read https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Prince because that is the play book of all nations.
If a nation has no might, then it needs to be a vassal state and pay tribute in exchange for protection.
Sorry but the PTB only respect might — they will not respond to marching around the block with placards and slogans. As the Covid protesters (and anti Israeli protesters) are finding out.
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being the madness of the PTB has existed throughout my lifetime – and that it has always concerned me – I found it naturally healthy to divide myself from their shallow and pathetic nonsense – that, for many it seems – is an inborn element of their existence.
Just watched a film called they live.Think it’s relevant in today’s world.Bit corny but the message is there.
What will happen happens and everyone of us will have to handle what happens when it plays out. Bring out the popcorn…
popcorn is horrible, and this is not a movie, otherwise I agree.
Popcorn? Gobstoppers. The red ones with the aniseed at the centre.
The tuck shop was worth queuing for in those days. Probably was an opium seed, come to think of it
I remember those – we called them aniseed balls. Gobstoppers were multi-coloured – and larger…
Banned today, of course, because a brain-dead parent gave one to their noisy two-year-old baby to quieten it down – or the baby found Daddy’s secret cache…
Or because the only legal way to get psychoactives now is from the medical industry.
A sense of dark humor is a survival skill in an absurd reality. Movie or not it is still a scripted “thing” and you can eat whatever you want.
The Fraud wants people to know they are guinea pigs:
It’s because they care. I can’t think of any other examples of where they weren’t quite so forthcoming with people that they were being used as guinea pigs….
Don’t worry about it: you’ve got to sit under a tree and read a book for the next two weeks, just as the psychopaths who rule us are rolling out the next stage.
Many things seem to be pointing to mid July, maybe into August, when the screws will be tightened again.
In a macabre way it’s fascinating to watch it all.
kind of like standing on the front of the Titanic watching the iceberg getting closer … deny deny deny as long as possible, reality is coming soon … (not directed at OffG readers of course – we’re just going down with the ship because the sheep people outnumber us too greatly for us to do anything – so sit under a nice tree and enjoy what time you have left
If it was an iceberg – Michael Shrimpton QC claims it was a U-Boat. Anyone know more about this claim?
The plotters of the Federal Reserve got rid of their opponents on the Titanic. An unexpected invite was something even the rich and powerful could fall for.
The stakes were so great that the Titanic’s role in the story is rather minor. No more than a footnote. Only those so invested in the “tragic, stricken vessel” cannot see this because they lose all perspective through their attachment.
Titanic’s owner? J. P. Morgan. Rothschild’s man. Central bank ringmaster, the only competitor for the title of Cirque de la Monaie.
100 years later our present crisis is directly connected to the Federal Reserve founders and owners and thus to the Titanic story through the planned monetary reset.
The fact that the Titanic story has stood so well for more than a century is a tribute to those clever buggers. You only have to recognize that it is considered sacrilege to write what I have.
How dare you! Those poor people!
That’s enough to scare into silence anyone who cares about their reputation. Isn’t that how 9/11 works? The same trick. Self censorship. The finest kind.
The same trick, you say. Could it be the same interest?
Saturn and neptune are sliding into aspect again…always a recipe for fear…thus you are not wrong…goes on until November. Just in time for the next eclipse set…
The Sound of Silence is a song that propelled Simon & Garfunkel to popularity in the mid sixties. Paul Simon wrote it in response to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy in 1963, and the duo began to play it in New York folk clubs. It was then released on their 1964 debut album, Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. The album was a flop and Simon & Garfunkel split up and went their separate ways. The following year their producer at Colombia Records, Tom Wilson, mucked around with the song, adding electric guitar and drums, and released it as a single without even consulting Simon or Garfunkel. By the end of 1965 The Sound of Silence was No.1 in the US charts. Needless to say, Simon & Garfunkel reunited, and the rest is history…
I like this cover even better.
Agree, it’s a good cover.
Paul Simon famously did a rendition of The Sound Of Silence at Ground Zero on the 10th anniversary of 9/11.
Anyone who’s aware of the intent behind Simon’s original song might be aghast at this…
Bob Dylan accepted a medal from Obomber.
So do I
Me too, and maybe even Paul Simon, who was sufficiently ‘disturbed’ to reach out to the band to tell them how much he like it.
And that’s why the electrified “Sound of Silence” has a slightly weird “off centre” sound. Wilson had to muck around to stretch and squeeze the acoustic original into something like a standardized rock rhythm. But then S&G re-recorded the stuff off Paul’s initial solo album with the new rock beat and e.g. “I Am A Rock” gets the “Like a Rolling Stone” treatment with the big organ.
George, don’t get me onto Simon and Garfunkel. Arguably, I think they were a great act.
Mr Corbett wants us all to sit under a tree for the next two weeks – whilst Claus Arsewipe & Co consolidate their position. If you are going to sit under a tree, whilst all your human rights are being stripped from you, maybe you could listen to this, which I think is one of S & G’s best. It has a soporific, dream-like quality to it. A bit like taking opium…
This track always fascinated me because I felt there was something really strange about the rhythm. It’s because it alternates between 6/8 and 3/4 – so you’ve got this dreamy music in 6 little beats punctuated by occasional more driving passages in 3 big beats. Simon was always one of the more sophisticated musician/composers. It’s similar to what Lennie Bernstein did in HIS “America” from West Side Story – although to a very different effect.
One individual whose work I’m familiar with who never takes a break – because, for more than 10 years running, he feels he cannot – is Dane Wigington (of geoengineeringwatch.org).
You see, it’s like this: he doesn’t simply preach climate crises, he truly believes it is going on right now – not 50 years from now as the bought and paid for IPCC maintains. He witnesses its effects literally all around him – in Northern California, where climate engineering has turned the Mt Shasta area (near Reading, CA) into an almost deserted wilderness ready to literally ignite any day.
You can certainly disagree with Mr Wigington on ideological grounds. But the amount of data he has amassed over the years rises above ideology to the realm of science.
I strongly suggest, before dismissing him and his message out of hand, you visit his website (as 37million have already done) and give it at least a glance.
Geoengineering Watch | Exposing the climate engineering cover-up
Well, if we’re going to remember what we’re fighting for, I was gobsmacked to see this article in Iceland today. It appears to be only in English so far, despite the fact that it appears in an Icelandic newspaper. Perhaps somebody will translate it for the natives, but in any case the staff write damn good English.
Good news for those who don’t speak Icelandic.
I don’t know if international protocols allow this link, but I’ll try:
One thing the COVID scam has demonstrated is that facts have become totally irrelevant to government actions and policies. Accordingly, I would be shocked if this revelation has even the slightest impact on the US’s case against Mr Assange.
BTW, yes, the link does work (here in the US).
Yes indeed. I would be shocked too.
The Baraitsers of this world are made of lead.
Very heavy, very dense and, above a certain size, quite immovable.
news flash – ‘facts’ have NEVER been in any way relevant to US government actions
Enjoy your break. Do think about us poor suckers in NSW, Australia, having to endure another 14 days of forced conservative govt. ‘lockdown’ – sponsored by a few phantom ‘cases’. The bastards in government are getting desperate to ‘brow-beat’ the sheep to line-up for their experimental vaccine, so of course they will find, or conjure-up ‘cases’ whenever the need arises to feed the fear-factor machine …
the poor suckers will continue being trampled by the government until they get off their f***ing knees and say ‘no more’
Australia is now ranking level with the UK, Democrat US states, and Ontario.
All awake Australians leave your mobile phones at home as this is how they are tracking everyone; and I’m not referring to the “track n trace” app. It is the mobile phone tower data that is allowing the scum to track to the minute people’s past whereabouts.
“It is not about health.”
“It is about corporate fascist grand theft and enslavement of Humanity.”
If it does not cull one first. We will not be owned!
George Orwell was a snitch and the epitome of a Trotskyist
Well there went your comprehension skills in a flash…
Seems like you should have a brilliant career down at Counterpuff.
Probably true but completely without context about global politics during the 1940s?
Just because you want a break from them doesn’t mean they’ll take a break from you –
On the plus sde, such desperation can only show the vaccine roll-out in the US is failing and the resort to blatant totalitarian tactics can’t fail to make the ghastly Harris only more loathed.
Wise words thanks james.
Most need time out and they will know when’s the time. Those living under these conditions and those in the know, who carry a heavy burden – and especially those who are fighting this madness. I have read of alot of people taking time off due to the toll it has taken on them. Whitney Webb I think I read and possibly Del Bigtree and I’m sure others.
So this clip is welcome from someone who understands and given much to the cause.
For me, it’s less anxiety or fear of what the government are doing. More the frustration of living in a madhouse where most are brainwashed. Hence I’m off for a few days soon to recharge.
One huge annoyance is others sitting in their houses oblivious of the last 15 months and rolling up their sleeves for vaccines saying to me ” I think you need a break”
I take a break when and how I decide, not from advice from someone who is insane and hasn’t got a clue. There, got that off my chest!
This reminds me of the spiel on work-life balance. Supposedly, people work long hours, on call, after leaving the work site, despite other critical events they want to attend, despite wrecking their health/family, etc. because they have an inadeqquate sense of balance.
Trying not to listen to a current affairs programme on TV this morning, I was reminded of a classic passage from 1984. Orwell’s hero or anti hero, Winston Smith, is sitting in the canteen opposite his colleague, Syme, a party intellectual who sometimes, in terms of ideology, wanders off the reservation.
The conversation went something like this.
‘’At the other table Winston knew the other man. He was a man about 40 with a muscular throat and a large mobile mouth. His head was thrown back a little, and because of the angle at which he was sitting, his spectacles caught the light and presented to Winston two blank discs instead of eyes. What was slightly horrible was that from that stream of sound that poured out of his mouth, it was almost impossible to distinguish a single word. Just once Winston caught a phrase – ‘complete and final elimination of Goldsteinism’ – jerked out very rapidly, and, as it seemed, all in one piece, like a line of type cast solid … He might be demanding stern measures against thought criminals (hate speech?) Whatever it made no difference … Whatever it was you could be certain of it that every word was pure orthodoxy (woke?) pure Ingsoc … The stuff coming out of him consisted of words, but it was not speech in the true sense; it was a noise uttered in unconsciousness – like the quacking of a duck.
Winston’s interlocutor, Syme had fallen silent for a moment and then spoke. ‘’There is a word in Newspeak, I don’t know whether you know it Winston: duckspeak to quack like a duck. It is one of those interesting words that have two contradictory meanings. Applied to an opponent it is a term of abuse; applied for someone you agreed with it is praise.’’ Winston thought that Syme will unquestionably been vaporised.( pp.62/63)
Yes duckspeak the lingua franca of our age communicated 24/7 throughout the media.
Good idea – I mean, TPTB won’t exploit the summer holidays and release some of their most toxic info using them as an extra layer of cover.
Each to his own. Clearly, anyone starting to spot the symptoms of burn-out should step away for a while and everyone needs to find a mix that works for themselves.
The Observer has an editorial on free speech — a concept that it ties to being a democrat (four times in this article), which I take to be in the non-party political sense.
Yet it is concerned mainly, or only, with the split within feminism between subsequent waves, each cancelling its forebear. I realize this fight has taken a toll on individual journalists at G/O so they are not spitting in the wind.
Why, though, does it constrain free speech in the defence of it: and deny the right of humans to speak in defiance of the crowd?
A fundamental right to speech would help to heal the tectonic fissures of gender politics and, I guess after a final round of internecine bloodletting, might help build a foundation for consensual advancement.
Isn’t it funny how we are told to accept the “consensus” when we are not supposed to question a topic but that’s only once it has been given the imprimatur of mainstream media-politics and financial-invested policy prescription (aka someone’s making money out of it).
Meanwhile on the frontline, f*** the consensus….
Funny how they didn’t mention that Suzanne Moore was cancelled by the Guardian for her “gender-critical” view.
haha… the real face of feminism is portrayed perfectly in the ‘hollywood’ film ‘mean girls’…
if you are talking about the ‘alphabet operation’ feminism and its subsequent waves, the biggest losers seem to be women themselves…. but good luck trying to get them to accept that..
and of course ‘free speech’ and personal opinions have been endlessly whittled and redefined using the same victim/oppressor methodology and grievance hucksterism (bye bye enid blyton but hola drag queen dinner time)… (now termed ‘hate’).. but the regime seems to have handled it quite well, don’t you think?…
I agree though ‘fuck’ consensus, because like demockracisms it’s just a numbers game base on fake ‘majorities’.. the aim of which is to be bullied by brainwashed imbeciles who are always in the majority and always ignorantly beavering for the ‘hidden hand’….
What we are fighting for depends on the individual. Some can’t leave their homes, some have lost livelihoods, others have lost lives due to an experiment, some have been outcast and ridiculed by friends. All have been lied too.
I think it’s little condescending for uncle jim to now be offering people lifestyle tips, especially when for the the past 18 months all most have done is take advice from people who think they know what’s best for us.
What are we fighting for? Does “we” mean we are a group that thinks together. I’ve never been one to buzz with the hive.
Agree. Many of us are exiled or stranded, with funds exhausted — something more common by a factor of 1000s to people who have long lived a marginal existence.
My few pleasures are my son living nearby (I was visiting him when the Cov nonsense struck) and the beauty of walks but worry and the inability to feed him when he visits mean even these opportunities for relaxation are strained.
This is probably why some yield to the Covi cult while others give themselves over to religion. Yet others, I trust, rediscover political fire in their bellies. Mulling, like Shelley by a babbling brook is not an option.
Mulling, like Shelley by a babbling brook is not an option.”
I think Shelley was less known for babbling by brooks than for babbling in the cause of Freedom and against Tyranny: “Shelley, a beautiful ineffectual angel beating his wings in the void in vain”.
Tennyson is my favourite brook babbler:
“I met a traveller from an antique land
Who said: “Two vast and trunkless legs of stone
Stand in the desert. Near them, on the sand,
Half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
And wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
Tell that its sculptor well those passions read
Which yet survive, stamped on these lifeless things,
The hand that mocked them and the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
“My name is Ozymandias, king of kings:
Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!’
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
Of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare
The lone and level sands stretch far away.”
He’s just saying take a time out once in a while and reconnect. By all means don’t if you prefer. It’s your choice. 🤷🏻♀️ Not everything has to be a controversy.
Fair enough. We have been getting slapped about a bit lately with more stupid, I guess I’ve got a short fuse at the moment.
It’s just I don’t follow the guy for my own reasons. However it seems everything he says has to be reprinted here, I’m sort of over it.
While I have misgivings about James Corbett (in particular his smug dismissal of climate change), when he said in one of his videos that he was an anarchist my entire attitude changed.
Someone as well placed among dissidents who is an anarchist to boot – it doesn’t get much better.
So even though I watch his videos on his own site, I welcome Off Guardian’s inclusion of them here.
RE:when he said in one of his videos that he was an anarchist my entire attitude changed.
Anarcho-capitalist to be exact. He has described himself this way.
I consider anarcho-capitalism to be a contradiction of terms – whatever. (Anarchism is a very broad church.) From my evaluation, Corbett is consistently opposed to the state and Big Business. Right now, that makes him an ally.
geezus i agree with sophie what’s the world coming too ..
Marching round and round with placards. Hahahaha…. why not pick up tambourines and sing Imagine….
Oh I know – let’s all gather online and moan and wail!!!
This ‘war’ is already over — the cancer on the planet — is about to go extinct
At this point in time it should be ever more obvious that there is no ‘we’. There is only the individual.
Individuals are now discovering that even the ‘family’ is no guarantee of unity, as they see many family members opt to join the cult – beyond persuasion otherwise.
The individual should indeed pay less attention to the zombie apocalypse outside, and focus upon improving themselves – they are their only hope – “Only the perspicacious…”.
Research, research, research.
I find it more difficult to listen to his videos and will probably stop listening all together in spite of some interesting info James presents.
His words ‘corbetteers’, ‘report back to Headquarters’, ‘there is nothing wrong with hope’, his tips and his made up morals.
That kind of crap. In spite of some interesting info he presents…….
One thing to add, he refused from the beginning to say that he believes that the virus is real. He avoids admitting and saying that like the plague.
What I also find weird, is that you can only give a comment (on his website) and give him useful info if you give him money (support him).
We all need some money to survive in this world, but if you make a business out of telling some truths you can expect weird biased censored info attracting as much people as you can.
He has comments open on his video channels too and the required donation is token. He uses it as a way to discourage trolling. If you could witness the man hours required to handle that problem you might understand someone opting for that solution. He doesn’t restrict his content, just commenting.
Did you censor my response and refuse to post my response to you?
Obviously not. 🙄
I seem to recall him stating a couple years ago his dislike for the term “corbetteers”. My recollection on what he said about it is foggy, but I don’t believe he came up with that one.
He invented the term and called his followers corbetteers. He stopped doing it but never revoked the term.
Wouldn’t that go against his very nature, being a voluntarist-anarchist, to issue a formal decree against the term? That’s ridiculous. It was enough that he expressed his dislike for it in the first place, perhaps for the very reason you also take issue with it: that is gives off a cult-like air. And even if he did come up with it early on, I’m giving him the benefit of the doubt, that it was from a spirit of camaraderie with his subscribers/commenters.
First of all, James is doing good work, but sometimes takes himself too serious. Maybe because of the compliments he gets or because it is a business for him. Who know.
To call his followers ‘corbetteers’ is silly and to tell his viewers to report back to headquarters is silly. And to encourage his viewers to leave a comment (and provide info) when only people who pay him can leave a comment is silly and stupid.
James refuses to acknowledge that he believes that the virus is real probably in order to prevent to lose followers. The virus does not exist.
James is not really an anarchist. An anarchist would not have the morals and the hope he suggests his followers should have. A real anarchist would not try to change the world.
Well God forbid that he should become silly. Let’s burn the bastard!
“James refuses to acknowledge that he believes that the virus is real probably in order to prevent to lose followers. The virus does not exist.”
Because in order to take a stand against tyrants, one must first believe there’s no virus, otherwise, you’re a government shill, right? I’d hate to live in your ideal society, closely guarded by enlightened gate-keepers dictating what’s good and acceptable, keeping it pure. This is precisely why I have such low expectations for mankind.
Nice world you want to create if you are not allowed to criticize your heroes.
He’s your hero? Really? Setting up heroes in the first place is always a bad idea, which brings us full circle: I believe that was the spirit James expressed when taking issue with the frequently used “corbetteers”.
It’s one thing to genuinely dislike someone and their annoying traits (in which case, mom always said that if I had nothing nice to say, don’t say it at all), but let’s not confuse that with subtle intent for the purpose of sowing mistrust and discord.
“ A real anarchist would not try to change the world.” Says the person who clearly has no idea what anarchy/voluntarism is. Of course we want to change the world…towards freedom for all. Not that hard to understand unless you think anarchists all wear black masks and want to smash things. Maybe look into it a bit deeper before making comments like this?
You cannot change the world and there will never be freedom for all.
Maybe, if you are lucky you can create more chaos and create a nice place for yourself.
What are we fighting for?
Are we fighting for 8B people to continue breeding like out of control rabbits… to continue destroying the planet…. to continue torturing animals on industrial farms (which are necessary — to feed 8B people)….. to continue using animals in nightmarish experiments….. to continue waging war on each other as 8B fight for a diminishing pie?
I ask again … what are we fighting for? Because from my perch – exterminating humans is the only option.
Alas, oil has peaked… the men who REALLY run the show know there are two options — eliminate all of us before the peak oil situation collapses civilization and 8B vicious predators are left in the dark starving…..
Or do nothing and the 8B predators murder and eat and rape each other…
Fortunately the right decision is to use covid to convince us to be Injected leading to a Mareks-like situation but much worse because we are deploying a leaky vaccine in the midst of a pandemic.
We need to welcome extinction. And Mother Earth and all the other organisms on the planet … will breath a sigh of relief… when the last predator is gone
This cancer has run its course — we likely have only months remaining.
There is no arguing with my facts or logic … but feel free to try.
I certainly won’t argue with all of your facts and logic. Mostly because you haven’t presented any. However if you welcome extinction then by all means step forward,become extinct–your choice for the proximate means.
Living in New Zealand I frequently pass 18 wheelers hauling sheep to the slaughter house….
I usual remark to my wife ‘there goes more prisoners to the slaughter’
She prefers to turn away because she does not want to be confronted by this abomination.
She is like most humans. In denial.
Have you seen this?
How about you explain to me how 8B humans are not destroying the planet?
Shall we start with that?
If you have a few hours…. read through this:
Fast Eddy is my nickname for Hedilogos.
I almost agree with your facts and logic, Eddy. I don;t eat meat not because i am “saving” the planet but because I love animals. Can’t watch any videos that shows abuse or torture of animals. My only problem with the extinction idea is that those fucking lizards who litteraly and proverbialy “haul sheep to the sloughter house”, they are going to haul us. They are not going anywhere. Those lizard fuckers who are directly responsible for all the pain and blood on this planet, they intend to stay. That’s their plan. And that’s not fair. I would imagine that our fight must be directed towards the root of the problem. Just don’t ask me how we can do this. I don’t know.
True. The banksters got us to the point we are now. They should have the decency to euthanise themselves first. Apologise first, euthanise themselves after setting a humane depopulation plan in place.
You run the world into the ground…into the ditch at warp speed since industrialization…with pure greed as your motive…then when the wheels have completely fallen off you blame the very people you’ve been exploiting, conning and using the whole time. And you get away scott free.
Of course they would not consider that to be decent at all.
They understand survival.
They understand money.
But they do not understand humanity.
It is not the 8B people what potentially threatens our planet but the way our societies and economies function, based on the principles of maximum consumption and perpetual corporate growth.
Corporations spend billions to make us buy their products which we don’t need. Row materials are bought at the cheapest then brought to the other end of the world where stuff could be produced at the cheapest and then shipped again thousands of km away to the most profitable markets. Just think about the CO2 footprints of a t-shirt that we will wear a few times, not to mention a cell phone. Yet, when we do what we are told by the media and advertisements (buy, buy, buy) the destruction of our planet all of a sudden becomes our fault.
It is not the number of people, it is the way we live and govern ourselves what has led to the current situation.
Ok – you be the first one to ‘go Walden’. The only guy I know who walked that walk was Ted Kaczynski.
Better still… go 100% sustainable — become a hunter gatherer.
Happiness does not come from material things but from good relationships with other humans and a sense of personal growth. If we spend less time selling and buying things and more time on our relationships and on developing our brains, both we and the planet might be happier.
The problem is not consumption per se but making profit and consumption the goals of our lives. We don’t need to become hunter gatherers, just get what you need and focus on other things.
Ok – I’ll choose a charity and you donate all your income after bills to the charity.
I’ll let you keep $500 for miscellaneous spending per month.
The lifespan of a hunter gatherers on average was 1/3 of that of todays couch potatoes who suffer loudly from various modern ailments caused by bad diet and a purposeless life style before dying ? In human terms “sustainability ” like unlimited growth is a materialist’s delusional wet dream.
Too bad the hunter gatherers didnt have access to unlimited food and health care.
Oh but they eventually did heheh.. and look at us now!
THIS …. is what every person who is disparaging Fast Eddy… does NOT want to see:
I agree we need far more cannibal serial killers, in fact entire platoons of them organized on an international level…
we can spring ted from clink and he can mastermind the op..
we’ll ‘clean as we go’…
when it’s all ‘over’ we’ll go back to teds ‘cabin’ and bake whats left of the american senate in clay (lovely tender loins).. and wash it down with a 50 year old laphroig..
Perhaps for an encore you might explain which parts you disagree with and why.
Or just feel free to refer to me as an idiot. That seems to be the pay grade you are on
The amusing thing is… we are headed for Injection Extinction… so I laugh last 🙂
Details here https://www.geertvandenbossche.org/post/why-the-ongoing-mass-vaccination-experiment-drives-a-rapid-evolutionary-response-of-sars-cov-2
Cointelpro techiniques for dilution, misdirection and control of an internet forum
I agree, we got to this pass because people accepted experiments on animals, now we are the animal.
If you breed domestic animals to eat then the least you can do is provide them a decent natural if short life.
Indeed this is superb irony!
The only difference is that most humans are agreeing to take part in the experiment. If they had any brains at all they’d at least demand cash.
To agree presupposes deliberation, pre-meditation. But most individuals are just responding instinctively to the stimulus: “There is something deadly and contagious in the air; protect yourself.” This stimulus taps into our most strongest drive, survival, which overrides logic, hence the general compliance.
Why those who’ve fallen to this fraud haven’t stopped to think about it, to research it, may be ascribed to mental laziness which is just a consequence of too much comfort, with the subsequent blind reliance on the State; an automatic living aimed at efficiency and results rather than understanding and contentment, and a living turned towards a future which doesn’t exist instead of being content with what is at present.
The question is: is the thing we call “Civilization” with its lights, its shiny colours, its conveniences and the necessary effects of all that upon mental sharpness, what most of us want? Because if we deliberately cherish the causes, we have no right to complain about the necessary consequences. IMO, our problem is that we don’t know what we want, and therefore we take all the things that are offered to us in the global market courtesy of Capital (famous for getting things done), which look good but then we fail to connect them as the causes of our future troubles.
Window shopping, aimlessly scrolling, TV zapping, are just some signs that we don’t really know what we are on this planet for. Now, given the socio-economic system we are living under, with a few individuals having power to induce significant change in front of billions not knowing exactly what they want, one would expect that the few individuals would work towards the improvement of critical thinking and mental sharpness of the billions. But, individual sovereignty being inconsistent with centralised power via Capital, the few have made it their business that we become incapable of critical thinking: thus, the millions that are thrown into the likes of the Tavistock Institute.
The above may sounds like playing the victim but one cannot feel the need of getting out of the position of victimh to that of a sovereign human being without first realising the present state of victim, with the behavioural sciences, as rigorous as mathematics, being used against the common man and woman:
“None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.”
~Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
exterminate yourself first and set an excellent sample for us to follow
Koba – as you demonstrate …this is why humans need to go. We are a vile species.
I have only stated the obvious – yet the down votes are epic.
As I have stated — what you want or say is irrelevant.
And there is NOTHING anyone can do about it 🙂
if you really believe this your only defensible moral position is to kill yourself. If you don’t do that, but continue taking up space and consuming resources while rambling on endlessly about how everyone else should die – you’re just an empty poseur and a bit of a joke.
All ‘moral position’s” are creations of the human mind usually seeking power over others or as a devise used to win verbal squabbles ?
How would killing myself make any significant impact when nearly 8B people (like your good self) would continue to:
I actually have not qualms with what YOU are doing to the planet. There is no alternative. We crossed the Rubicon when we started to destroy the soil using the Haber Bosch Process.
Now 99% of all arable land is ruined and will support nothing with chemical fertilizer.
Of course there are also 4000 spent fuel ponds that require industrial civilization to remain cool (computers etc…)
So there is no ‘returning to Walden’ — or hunter gathering.
We are doomed no matter what we do. So it does NOT matter what you think or what you want. You are a dead person walking.
The beginning of the end effectively kicked off in 2019 when shale peaked… the writing was on the wall.
Our century+ rampage was coming to an end.
Our minders (the owners of the Fed and their minions) have fortunately decided that we will go out with a whimper – not a bang.
A whimper being these Injections that WILL exterminate us. That is a certainty.
The bang option was they do nothing – we continue the rampage – civilization collapses — and we descend into epic murder, rape, starvation, disease… culminating in 4000 spent fuel ponds finishing the survivors off.
You can bleat on about how evil the Injections are but nothing will change. In case you have not noticed, EVERY leader on the planet is on board. The entire MSM is on board. Every military is on board.
Because the rampage was ending – and they are doing the right thing. Killing 8B people.
Feel free to use your final months marching around the block shouting ‘freedom from tyranny’ or whatever it is you holler.
You are being put down. And that is a good thing.
Think on the bright side… Greta should be happy — this is the only way to truly go green — 8B pushing up daisies …. a fabulous epitaph no?
Hahaha… feel free to continue to deny the truth and attack the messenger.
Meanwhile… people are car pooling to bring their children for the Injection.
They are willingly being put down. And humans think they are smarter than a dog hahahahaha….
But what’s most striking is that new discoveries aren’t even close to keeping pace with the loss of conventional resources. According to Rystad, the current resource replacement ratio for conventional resources is only 16 percent. In other words, only one barrel out of every six consumed is being replaced with new resources.
“A whimper being these Injections that WILL exterminate us. That is a certainty.”
A certainty? Unlikely? ‘This’ would be a ‘certainty’?
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Sophie – wouldn’t the on defensible moral position be to kill as many humans as possible, if one believed humans were The Problem?
This may sound somewhat esoteric to many readers – but a key reason for the increase in population is the rise in philosophical materialism over the past century or so.
To explain – there has been no increase in human souls – just a shift in the ratio of those on-planet and off-planet. In the past, there were many centuries between lives. In modern times it is different as atheistic lives generate very little “spiritual fuel” to sustain such long sojourns in the higher realms, and in a fairly short period many are back in incarnation.
We can only really change ourselves. So to mitigate your own negative impact you might try to cultivate somewhat higher thoughts and feelings towards your fellow human beings rather than salivate at the prospect of their extinction.
Let me correct you if I may
By the time of the Industrial Revolution, there were more people than ever before. A main reason for this was 18th century agricultural improvements, which all but ended the periodic famines that had kept down European populations. From 1750 to 1850, the population of England alone nearly tripled.
Speak for yourself. That’s coming from someone who has a minimal carbon footprint compared to the ever creeping and polluting 4X4 brigade that thinks it’s fine to dictate to us about eco destruction while carrying out their shenanigans on our doorsteps and overseas.
I favored green surrounding only to watch them torn down and replaced with nasty new built rabbit hutch sized homes to line the pockets of cowboy developers and bent politicians.
Do you think the masses dreamt up globalization and eternal wars?
No, it was a few evil individuals who are now showing us what genocidal maniacs they really are. The rest of us can get a long fine without them and their oppressive rules.
Ever heard of Jevon’s Paradox?
It applies to carbon footprint and goes something like this:
Let’s say you earn 75k per year. You decide to trade your 4×4 in for a tiny car that burns 1/3 the petrol.
Your petrol bill reduces from $500 per month to $170.
What happens to the $230 you saved?
There are options:
I suspect you have a carbon footprint that is commensurate with your salary.
BTW – I have some ‘green’ managers in my office… strange but they always seem to want higher salaries and fat bonuses. Then they go out and buy more ‘stuff’ with that money. They always seem to want more ‘stuff’.
And they are forever ridiculing other people who buy more stuff … because what those other people buy is always frivolous… they don’t need it!
Meanwhile one of the managers has a 6 or 7 high-priced electric guitars… because those are mission critical items.
Now can you imagine if I were to say to all these ‘green’ managers … we are going to help you be more green by reducing your consumption of stuff… by eliminating your annual bonus.
Now these are ‘intelligent people and no doubt they’d trot out Jevon’s Paradox and tell me to pay up or they will resign
“You put the money into a savings account – the bank then lends that out 8-10x over – and someone else burns 8-10x more carbon.”
“Saving does not by itself increase the deposits or ‘funds available’ for banks to lend. Indeed, viewing banks simply as intermediaries ignores the fact that, in reality in the modern economy, commercial banks are the creators of deposit money. This article explains how, rather than banks lending out deposits that are placed with them, the act of lending creates deposits — the reverse of the sequence typically described in textbooks.”
You have to know the terminology before you can do a search…
What Is Fractional Reserve Banking?
Fractional reserve banking is a system in which only a fraction of bank deposits are backed by actual cash on hand and available for withdrawal. This is done to theoretically expand the economy by freeing capital for lending.
Many central banks have historically required banks under their purview to keep 10% of the deposit, referred to as reserves. This requirement is set in the U.S. by the Federal Reserve and is one of the central bank’s tools to implement monetary policy. Increasing the reserve requirement takes money out of the economy while decreasing the reserve requirement puts money into the economy.
Historically, the required reserve ratio on non-transaction accounts (such as CDs) is zero, while the requirement on transaction deposits (e.g., checking accounts) is 10 percent. .
“Saving does not by itself increase the deposits or ‘funds available’ for banks to lend.”
No, of course not — the central bank provides that cash — so if you have $1 on account you can tap the central bank for $10 – and loan out the $10.
This is something one learns in grade 9 economics. It’s not a secret formula.
What heck are you on about? When I said ‘Green’ I was talking about my surroundings and it’s destruction.
Don’t make assumptions about me and my lifestyle either, it’s foolish.
That’s my point – you are far from green.
You have a computer. I assume you drive on paved roads. You use electricity.
None of that is green
“Exterminating humans is the only option”. Far as I can see, Fast Eddy, this is your only suggestion. All 8 billion Eddy? To save the cows and sheep?
Ya, good idea Eddy.
Btw, “we likely have only months remaining”, remaining for what exactly?
Remaining before you are put down.
Why else do you think the PTB are Injecting (2 billion + now?) people who do not need a vaccine (particularly children).
Why do you think they are not deploying Ivermectin (which is apparently akin to Kryptonite for Covid).
Did you think it was going to increase your IQ? Make you more handsome? Eradicate cancer?
Here’s what’s coming (timing is difficult — but the more people Injected… the faster we achieve the goal – extermination)
If you don’t know what we’re fighting for after all this time, you really must feel like a fish out of water here.
The small details can be argued over, but the basic principles involved include some very wide philosophic concepts which are beyond the reach of some.
After all, we never once on this planet had a situation where everybody understood everything.
Can’t be helped.
And what have we done to this fine planet? We’ve paved it over.
And now some of the monied class drive EVs and dump 500kg toxic batteries into the landfill and proclaim ‘we are living sustainably’.
As someone who prefers not to live as a hypocrite, I drive a 911 Turbo (it really sucks petrol when I floor it!) and a 4×4… and I burn coal for heating 🙂
How ridiculous is THAT!
Wow! I just upvoted you – and the “system” gave you 3 downvotes for my trouble!
Anyway, the only part I disagree with is the implication that the 8b act in some kind of unison. Any overbreeding by individuals is not seen by them in the context of every other overbreeder on the planet.
From our exalted perch here in the West, we can ferret out statistics from all over the world. Here an overbreeder in India; here one in Indonesia; here one in the Democratic Republic of Congo; here another one in Mexico.
Not that, given the ubiquitous stream of data from the internet, each person I mentioned could not also discern the same pattern among the 8b people. But how many people on the planet would even think to seek out such data?
And even here in the West, how many childless married couples are commiserated with over their “tragic” lack of progeny? “I did so want to be a grand parent!” has become almost a mantra.
Social/peer pressure: the most insidious nonsense ever created.
Howard, do you think the only people reading this are you and Frank?
At any one time there will be a few hundred souls scrolling an article on OffG and some of them vote comments up or down.
If you spend ten mins on this page maybe five to ten votes will have happened.
And then when you vote your browser refreshes and, due to internet magic, all the votes accumulated during your browsing time will show up all at once.
it’s not “the system” nefariously downvoting something you like, it’s just other readers who don’t share your enthusiasm for violent misanthropy.
You have a great day now.
Sophie – there seems to be a misunderstanding with respect to what I am telling you is playing out.
Advocating might be a little extreme because it suggests there is a choice in the matter.
Let’s just say I am on board with the decision that has been made by the men who run the world (there might be a token woman on the committee – is Albright still alive?)
Violent misanthropy is what would be realized should the Plan Fail. I refer to The Plan as the Compassionate Extinction Plan (CEP).
Imagine what would have happened if the PTB had allowed things to run their course when the last growing source of oil – shale – peaked in 2019.
“Even if we wanted to, I don’t think we could get much above 13m” barrels a day, Mr VanLoh said. “I don’t think it’s physically possible, because we’ve messed up so much reservoir. I would argue that what the US was touting three or four years ago, in theoretical deliverability, is nowhere close to what we think it is now.”
He said operators had carried out “massive fracks” that created “artificial, permanent porosity”, inadvertently reducing the pressure in reservoirs and therefore the available oil. The comments will cause alarm in the shale patch, given the crucial role of investors such as QEP in financing the onshore American oil business. https://energyskeptic.com/2021/the-end-of-fracked-shale-oil/
Made in a lab covid was purposely dumped on us giving the PTB an excuse to put BAU into semi-hibernation.
If not then then we’d have quickly surpassed $147 a barrel oil (which we hit soon after conventional oil peaked .. leading to the GFC).
Expensive energy would collapse BAU … and when BAU collapses we starve – in the dark. When the police disband the mice will play — and they will rip faces off – rape – pillage. The veneer comes off civilization very quickly – as Conrad observed…
Then there are those pesky 4000 fuel ponds (I have pages and pages of research on what happens if they are not kept cool – let me know if you want me to post that info).
In short – without Covid suffice to say that you would have suffered horribly by now and be long dead. We all would.
But fortunately, the PTB chose Door Number Two. Death by Lethal Injection.
They know what I know … so they decided to put us on ice for a period while they Inject as many of us as possible creating the conditions for Devil Covid to emerge.
Devil Covid will kill us all – as Marek’s virus does chickens. It’s a relatively painless death. Much better than having your neck slit by a bad guy who wants your last can of beans… certainly better than watching your children being roasted over a fire (read A People’s Tragedy — this is the sort of thing that happened during the Russian Famine)…
As you can see I am not advocating violent extinction … you and the other misguided people in this site are the ones who are advocating that.
Clearly you do not understand that though – this is one of those be careful what you wish for situations. If you were able to overturn the execution of the CEP then 8B people will be alive when oil hits a tipping point… and the worst case scenario plays out.
Door Number One is by far the kinder gentler option — you contract a very deadly virus — and you die. Most people will die… so the suffering is dramatically reduced. Sure some remote people’s will survive – but only until the spend fuel ponds water boils off and the toxins infect the air they breath, the water they drink and the food they eat.
And then … the world will return to a sustainable state… the paved roads will crumble … the buildings will collapse… and in a million years… it will be as if the most violent predatory never existed.
What you are experiencing is Peak Oil. The PTB have done everything possible to take your minds off of this day — they have foisted solar panels and windmills and EVs on you – making you believe in a ‘renewable energy’ delusion…
They gave you Elon and the Mars colonies — to convince you that if all else failed we’d find another Earth (to destroy) and fly there (even though it is not possible for a human to fly through the Van Allen Belts without being fried).
Did you think you open up the BBC or CNN one day and read ‘PEAK OIL FINALLY ARRIVES – WE ARE SCREWED’
Just be thankfully your benevolent rulers have given you a way out (via the Injection)…. nobody wants to be alive when the veneer peels off.
We are doing what every species does if the resources (food.. water) are available… we expand our population
The difference is that humans have used our ‘intelligence’ to violate the laws of nature… with other species if the food supply peaks or declines, they die back.
Humans instead innovate thereby defying Malthus (for a time…) adding more and more and more food. The prime example is Haber Bossch… these two many will ultimately be responsible for the deaths of 8 billion humans.
I would actually argue that what we refer to as intelligence is not that at all. One might suggest it is a fatal flaw in our genetic make up.
After all, Haber Bossch relies on an infinite supply of fossil fuels… fossil fuels are obviously not infinite…. so effectively we have used artificial means to feed 8B people rather than dying off as other animals without this ‘intelligence’ have done (and survived millions of years…)
Humans are not really stupid … they are just aberrations stuck with these big brains.
If Malthus is watching … he will be laughing last.