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WATCH: A Plague of Saints – Lessons from Alan watts

JR Leach’s latest video, based on his article from earlier this year.

“In contemplating the propaganda of the past, one cannot help but wonder why recognizing similar patterns in contemporary narratives proves so challenging to so many people. The impulse to improve the world, driven by a zealous desire to fix perceived wrongs, paradoxically leads to the destruction of the very world one aims to improve – just as much now as ever.

As the digital landscape continues to summon legions to innumerable crusades—any and all perceivable societal ills, be they stoked by religious propaganda, nationalist propaganda or any propaganda you care to mention—the result is always the same.

We’re making all the same mistakes. We can see the tyrannies and propaganda of yesterday and condemn it as heinous, as downright evil—and yet, rarely do we see it in today, nor, often, in ourselves.”

JR Leach is a fantasy author and graphic designer whose debut novel The Farmer and the Fald was published earlier this year. You can follow him on Twitter or Substack and see more of his work on his website

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Howard
Howard
May 16, 2024 4:31 PM

Question: has OffG again initiated the security check before admitting readers/commenters to the site? Or is it just those (like me) who don’t toe the line and, therefore, must surely be bots? For how could any thinking human possibly see things not first seen by the prevailing ideology?

Sam - Admin2
Admin
Sam - Admin2
May 16, 2024 7:28 PM
Reply to  Howard

Hmm, not sure what you’re seeing (perhaps you could elaborate?), but you’re certainly at liberty to not toe the line here, rest assured. 🙂 A2

Lizzyh7
Lizzyh7
May 16, 2024 8:38 PM
Reply to  Sam - Admin2

Your site now “verifies” if one is human. One must check the box and then wait for verification.

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 16, 2024 10:14 PM
Reply to  Sam - Admin2

Is the dog controlling its tail, or is it again the tail who is controlling the dog?

Sam - Admin2
Admin
Sam - Admin2
May 17, 2024 7:01 AM
Reply to  Erik Nielsen

We should all learn to spread joy and love, or we only impoverish ourselves.

Sophie - Admin1
Admin
Sophie - Admin1
May 17, 2024 2:26 AM
Reply to  Howard

The site came under DDoS attack yesterday pm, so Cloudflare is currently activated to keep us from going down. Will probably return to normal today

George Mc
George Mc
May 16, 2024 10:10 AM

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-69013002.amp

Teachers “forced” to give sex education to kids due to the ubiquitous availability of porn. The only ones who object are apparently Islamic fundamentalists. Presumably Christians are OK with teaching kids about arse fucking. And the Groovy Left will give practical demonstrations.

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 16, 2024 10:18 PM
Reply to  George Mc

Muslims (or ultra-radical conservative female oppressing Islamic fundamentalists) are much better than their Western reputation.

John
John
May 16, 2024 11:11 PM
Reply to  George Mc

“Apparently” is a relevant word in a propaganda-filled environment such as ours. Christians in America have become so famous (infamous) for objecting to the parade of outrages in public schools for so long that a number of us finally woke up and put into practice to command to live separate and home school. 2Co 6:14-18 NHEB 14 Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? 15 What agreement has Christ with Beliar? Or what portion has a believer with an unbeliever? 16 What agreement has a temple of God with idols? For we are a temple of the living God. Even as God said, “I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they will be my people.” 17 Therefore, “‘Go out from their midst, and be separate,’ says the… Read more »

John
John
May 16, 2024 11:18 PM
Reply to  George Mc

“Presumably” is a relevant word in a propaganda-filled environment such as ours. Christians in America have become so famous (infamous) for objecting to the parade of outrages in public schools for so long that a number of us finally woke up and put into practice the command to live separate when possible and home school. I really in websites like Off-Guardian to find out what we’ve avoided. 2Co 6:14-18 NHEB 14 Do not be unequally yoked with unbelievers, for what fellowship have righteousness and iniquity? Or what fellowship has light with darkness? 15 What agreement has Christ with Beliar? Or what portion has a believer with an unbeliever? 16 What agreement has a temple of God with idols? For we are a temple of the living God. Even as God said, “I will dwell in them, and walk in them; and I will be their God, and they will be… Read more »

tonyopmoc
tonyopmoc
May 15, 2024 9:44 PM
SeamusPadraig
SeamusPadraig
May 16, 2024 8:03 PM
Reply to  tonyopmoc

I can’t decide if all the red in the painting is supposed to represent flames or human blood.

Vagabard
Vagabard
May 15, 2024 9:30 PM

Someone with no saints (aka heroes/heroines), is only half a human

tonyopmoc
tonyopmoc
May 15, 2024 9:28 PM

tonyopmoc
tonyopmoc
May 15, 2024 9:23 PM

Allan Watts was one of these spacey twats..I thought he was dead( I was 20)…Great background subtle echo…I think the real situation is even worse than you describe. Democracy is done, stolen and paid for by the most evil richest corrupt psychopathic parasites ever to infect the human race. The difference now is that it is almost totally worldwide, and almost all morality, compassion, and empathy has gone, together with what seems an unassailable level of propaganda and brainwashing causing division and distrust, at every level in society. It seems to me, impossible to vote your way to a better alternative, such that the future is likely to be one of massive collapse, depopulation, chaos, and despair – much like the real situation in Ukraine, Palestine, Haiti, Darfur, Rwanda, Cambodia, etc. China. “The Chinese Communist Party launched numerous movements to systematically destroy the traditional Chinese social and political system. One… Read more »

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
May 15, 2024 4:30 PM

It is ironic that the three prolific chocolate makers in UK, Rowntree, Fry and Cadbury were quaker philanthropîsts who did a great deal to lift people out of abject poverty and the deplorable living conditions at the time. Supplying decent housing, improving living and working conditions and initiating prison reform.

Now, their companies play a major role in shrinkflation, one of the meanest tricks in marketing.

Innit marvelous !

mgeo
mgeo
May 16, 2024 7:25 AM

Investors (transnational capital) look for trusted brands to subvert.

underground poet
underground poet
May 16, 2024 11:18 AM

If a chocolate bar could find a way to kill a man, would you still promote its use

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 16, 2024 10:38 PM

I refuse to make chocolate into a problem!

Edwige
Edwige
May 15, 2024 3:27 PM

New drug all over the UK media. Most improbable claim?….
https://graziadaily.co.uk/life/health-fitness/ozempic-unplanned-pregnancies/?utm_source=pocket-newtab-en-gb

How did humanity ever survive before Big Pharma?

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 15, 2024 6:01 PM
Reply to  Edwige

Mrna nano bot seeds.
The 500 000 wives from the 500 000 dead Ukrainian soldiers are probably planned to be guinea womb pigs for the new human Smart species

Ozzie Explorer
Ozzie Explorer
May 15, 2024 10:56 AM

Good video. Where does the bit about the Pope originate?

Will - Admin3
Admin
Will - Admin3
May 16, 2024 9:52 AM
Reply to  Ozzie Explorer

I believe the author wrote it.

SHALOM DU/IHR SCHEISSMEIS
SHALOM DU/IHR SCHEISSMEIS
May 15, 2024 10:16 AM

PS on the Simmons sound: Although the song’s lyrics, melodies and chords are rather limp and below average, the concise drum programming (probably from Held), enriched with all kinds of reverse and echo effects, brings out even more than is actually there. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IiFF8ceu7zo Aha: “SCAREMEISTER”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BCqqGQBRDsQ About the mental caliber of “Styxhexenhammer666”. There can be no doubt that a freak like him is “scary” in a rather indecent way, but whether he can already boast of “mastery” is very much in doubt. However, he is allowed to call himself Bullshitmeister with our express German permission. “Hello mutants, how is the mud?” (Alleged quote by Foxx, which the interviewer rightly feels personally addressed.) The yuppie glasses are intended to upgrade the trisomy factor to hipness, so to speak. Our energy is either directed towards willfully and deliberately maneuvering ourselves into the sidelines, damaging or destroying ourselves or courting the genetic waste… Read more »

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
May 15, 2024 9:40 AM

“Don’t take things personally”

Hmmm…

Yes, I do have a problem with that.

When my government try to force me to have an experimental procedure and restrict my movementxs when I resist. Then they even restrict the movement of those who complied.
When they send the younger generation to kill foreigners for profit and plunder.
When they try to coral me into a 15 minute utopia.
When they import an alien army into our midst to destroy our culture,
When they are about to take control of my spending and social habits……..

Call me selfish but, yes, I bloody well do take it personally.

Grafter
Grafter
May 15, 2024 10:31 AM

MY Government ? That’s not the way it works.

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
May 15, 2024 4:02 PM
Reply to  Grafter

I didn’t chose them but I can’t escape the fact that what they do affects my life.

It’s a bit like saying ” my prison officer”

Ozzie Explorer
Ozzie Explorer
May 15, 2024 11:01 AM

That’s actually the opposite of taking it personally, you’re angry in behalf of others not yourself. Not taking things personally doesn’t mean not caring about injustice, it means not personally identifying with your beliefs and getting unreasonable about it and refusing to face facts that contradict what you believe. You’re conflating two totally different things

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
May 15, 2024 3:46 PM
Reply to  Ozzie Explorer

All of the things that I mention affect me personally, either directly or indirectly and , as I said, call me selfish if you like because what I care about is what happens to me……………………………Personally.

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 16, 2024 12:04 AM

In the theme from the movie “Sparta” Leonides ask the gnome who want to join the heroes to raise his shield. The gnome cant.

Saying the gnome jeopardize 4 professional Warriors around him in a battle who get a vulnerable side and cant count on him. Because he cant raise his own shield. Protect himself.

Thus the gnome cannot participate in the battle, why the gnome responded by betraying the whole group to Xerxes. Because the gnome was only concerned about himself……..personally.

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 16, 2024 12:09 AM

Same rule for Captains of a ship.
You know those Captains who leave the ship first in a life saving boat……all alone.
“Row row, away away from the sinking ship”.

Because he only cared about what happened to himself …….personally.

Binra
Binra
May 15, 2024 11:40 AM

That is exactly how you are ‘fitted’ to a control matrix.
However the illusion of freedom of persona is an exhilerating roller coaster ride…until it isn’t and you cant or wont get off – being such a deeply invested stakeholder in the system of rules extended from terms & conditions?

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
May 15, 2024 4:00 PM
Reply to  Binra

I don’t mind living within a set of rules in a “what have the Romans done for us” type way. Without rules there would be none of the luxuries that I enjoy today and want to continue enjoying. But when the rules are crazy and the majority elect to keep them in place and even impose even more crazy rules, short of packing up all my stuff and living a precarious, dangerous existence in a cave or a dump of a van on the roadside how do I get off this thing ? You can live in your anarchic paradise if you like but I prefer a pub and a supermarket where I can use money to buy things rather than fight for scraps. I own my house “freehold” yet if I rebel and refuse to pay my council tax I will be pursued in court with the threat of… Read more »

Researcher
Researcher
May 15, 2024 9:44 PM

You could attempt to understand they have no lawful authority, never did, then spread the word to your neighbors and friends. About their plans to take back that freehold and leasehold under the Great Reset. You don’t have allodial title. The privately owned corporations you call councils, courts and governments can and will use rising taxes and legislation to take the land back that they hold the allodial title and deeds to. Uncovering the lies and spreading the truth is the only real antidote or solution to tyranny. We don’t need a “government” or “rules” to create a supermarket which is nothing more than a building housing some products from farms and tons of poison processed foods. And the beer, wine and spirits at the pub are pure poison, promoted to keep people ill and in a permanent stupor. It’s the government’s number one poison campaign after DRUGS – RX,… Read more »

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
May 15, 2024 10:02 PM
Reply to  Researcher

I like beer and wine.

Researcher
Researcher
May 15, 2024 10:54 PM

Alcohol doesn’t just impair cognition, keep you emotionally manipulable, assist the destructive mind control programs of government, poison your liver and brain, but think about all the money over a lifetime, literally pissed away to the government in beer and wine taxes. Supporting pubs and their exorbitant government licensing fees is yet another scam.

Consider buying directly from local farmers and farmers markets, (not supermarkets) and not pissing your money away to the unlawful govt. with their – poison and tax alcohol scam.

These changes could be meaningful and empowering, benefiting your body, mind and wallet.

Clutching at straws
Clutching at straws
May 15, 2024 11:16 PM
Reply to  Researcher

I like beer and wine.

Researcher
Researcher
May 15, 2024 11:26 PM

You asked how do I get off this thing?”

underground poet
underground poet
May 16, 2024 11:31 AM
Reply to  Researcher

Beer and wine, or you can go over to their vinyard and try their whine and ask if they want some cheese to go with the wine.

Paul
Paul
May 16, 2024 2:23 PM

Nothing good comes without sacrifice.

Johnny
Johnny
May 16, 2024 8:14 AM
Reply to  Researcher

Give em booze, drugs and TV and you’ve got em in the palm of your hand.

Researcher
Researcher
May 16, 2024 6:45 PM
Reply to  Johnny

That’s exactly how it works. Keep ‘em working in boring monotonous jobs each day, hyped up on caffeine, then ply them with alcohol that makes brains more suggestible to the mind control on the Saturnic black box. Presto. Complete control of an entire populace.

If people could get past this false belief of “media” as an information service, and understand it’s a mind control tool, always has been, maybe they could start to see the messages being pushed so hard and incessantly are also the biggest lies.

Will - Admin3
Admin
Will - Admin3
May 16, 2024 9:55 AM

Tyranny is many things, but ‘personal’ isn’t one of them.

How does taking these things personally help, exactly?

Edwige
Edwige
May 15, 2024 8:53 AM

Talking of saints, he’s so much one and not at all controlled opposition masking deliberate mockery and contempt for the gullible:
https://www.standard.co.uk/showbiz/russell-brand-baptised-christian-river-thames-bear-grylls-b1156661.html

Of course the Fraud had a story up almost immediately allowing them to connect Christianity with sexual abusers….

Rolling Rock
Rolling Rock
May 15, 2024 9:41 AM
Reply to  Edwige

Brand is the epitome of controlled opposition. Some controlled/approved oppo are given more subtle roles to play, but not him.

His book series ‘Russell Brand’s Trickster Tales’ with one book called ‘The Pied Piper of Hamelin’ openly reveals his role.

Furthermore, his role as ‘The Child Catcher’ in the 2012 London Olympics opening ceremony was another clue.

Finally, his casually inserted call for “for a new system of global governance” in one of his monologues shown the video below:

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=gk684YgECdk

In RB’s case it is all ‘in yer face’, yet way too many fall for his man of the people schtick.

davetherave
davetherave
May 15, 2024 12:37 PM
Reply to  Edwige

The Je£u$ grift, why not, they all do it, even your jay dyer whilst he nibbles on a witch (his wife freeman flys slippy seconds and handler).

The fact Jesus brand within 2 weeks of Candy is not a women Owen running back to the church after the staged Ben shillco Daily Withered manufactured fallout.

Next up will be Joke Rogan or David icke son finding je£u$.  💤 

It all about conversion. many already desperately seeking the ”2nd coming”.

Who watches ”alt media” then converts to either religions or starts to believe politics is real.??
Mind Control victims do, proving alt media is a tool to converted easily venerable people who think there awake to the next stage of the psyop..

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Paul
Paul
May 15, 2024 4:15 PM
Reply to  davetherave

The fool says in his heart, there is no God.
Psalm 14:1

Victor G.
Victor G.
May 15, 2024 7:20 PM
Reply to  Paul

The Heart is incapable of lying.
Gohō, Sun Wu Feng Roku Chapter 8, paragraph 3

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 16, 2024 12:48 AM
Reply to  Victor G.

We were talking about a fools heart. I believe SUN WU FENG were talking about normal intelligent rational people’s heart. NOT a fools heart.

“The fool’s heart is incapable of lying”??? I think you missed both Victor. You missed!

Victor G.
Victor G.
May 17, 2024 6:20 PM
Reply to  Erik Nielsen

Mu

Veri Tas
Veri Tas
May 15, 2024 10:27 PM
Reply to  Paul

“God” and religion are not necessarily synonymous. Something surely created all of that which exists… it didn’t just jump out of nothing by pure chance.

Johnny
Johnny
May 16, 2024 8:19 AM
Reply to  Veri Tas

The creator is Life, and Life just IS.
As is Love

That’s all we need to know.
Speculation is just fodder for our chattering minds.

Paul
Paul
May 16, 2024 2:29 PM
Reply to  Veri Tas

Correct. But you can’t separate the two. The ‘way’, whichever is the correct one (I believe Yeshua), will always be considered to be religion by the masses.

Howard
Howard
May 16, 2024 4:24 PM
Reply to  Paul

Bear in mind that the Bible stands alone among ancient “wisdom” in equating the fool with foolish thoughts and deeds. In the Tarot, for instance, The Fool is merely the Everyman. He stands on the edge of a cliff – but is he aware of his predicament? He might be or he might not be. He can choose to keep going or to turn around and try another route.

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 16, 2024 10:49 PM
Reply to  Howard

If this is ancient wisdom I clearly prefer the Bible’s clean cut explanations.
No foggy days there.

Marfanoid
Marfanoid
May 15, 2024 11:46 PM
Reply to  Edwige

Too tired to do an anagram of his name but arse is a beginning.Same as Idris Elba and David Attenborough mammal arse.

Bryan
Bryan
May 15, 2024 8:40 AM

17. Vijnana-parinamo’yam vikalpo yad-vikalpyate Tena tan-nasti tena-idam sarvam vijnapti-matrakamThis transformation of knowing is a discriminative construct. As it is a construct, it does not really exist.It is all representation-only. Discriminative construction—such as ‘them/us’ constructs—are functions, or rather generic dysfunction, of the language that people predicate as ‘true, real, actual’—and so on—in repetitive self-reinforcing memory cycles. The horizon of hate is in the horizon of memory—collective memory—preserved in the deep orthography of logic and grammar. What the grammar separates, and the logic sublimates (and desublimates at the same time) the rhetoric programmes the hate of the logical superior over the logical inferior (and vice-versa as a dialectical and unended enmity)…. And most call this rational. Given the amount of exposure this has got, ‘we’ really should be able to move on to non-Aristotelian and non-identitarian semantics of peace by now. Instead, ‘we’ seemingly want to go the other way into a… Read more »

Johnny
Johnny
May 15, 2024 9:32 AM
Reply to  Bryan

Is that so?
Well I’ll be a monkeys uncle, or auntie, or non binary whatchamacallit.

Bryan
Bryan
May 15, 2024 9:19 PM
Reply to  Johnny

It is so much so that everything you–or anybody else for that matter–thought you thought independently was dictated by some dead bloke who plucked the ‘laws of thought’ out of thin air. Does the earth have an excluded middle? Is the world bifurcated in two? Are there two worlds, two substances? And is the body determined as controlled by a causal non-entity from outer space?

If all division, enmity and subordination is constructed it can be deconstructed. If and when ‘we’ want to.

Johnny
Johnny
May 16, 2024 1:01 AM
Reply to  Bryan

Then the first step is to go beyond thought.

After all, thoughts are merely electrical pulses in the brain formed by training or self delusion. Maps, but not the territory of reality.
Physical pain, or Love, for example, are not thoughts. They are real.

Beyond thought?
Impossible you say?
That’s just another thought blocking the path to Truth.

Bryan
Bryan
May 16, 2024 7:48 AM
Reply to  Johnny

Impossible you say? No, if we could not go “beyond thought” then thought would be a static entity, and it is very much dynamic. However, the bottleneck of “thought that has gone beyond thought” as visionary imaginability must be transformed into intelligible and communicable speech or writing—in all of their variations—which means they must be converted in sentences. Any originality is transformed into duality in transduction and transacted transformation (some call this “recuperation.”) If the first step is to go “beyond thought”, the second step is to modulate the transformative grammar so that it does not eradicate all nondualising thought. Many branches of science did this years ago, but political science—the so-called “master science”—refuses to admit anything but duality. Which is why the biopolitical is written in the blood, sweat, and tears of the subaltern clause of the Aristotelian ‘square of logic’ much as I described. The ‘truth’ is that… Read more »

Johnny
Johnny
May 16, 2024 8:27 AM
Reply to  Bryan

You’re not paying attention.
Love DOES NOT require thought.
We Love without thinking.
We act selflessly without thinking.
Love is an action, not an idea.
Life is what we feel, see, smell and touch.
Life is not a concept.
Living is the grind of everyday existence.

Bryan
Bryan
May 16, 2024 9:18 AM
Reply to  Johnny

I’m not paying attention? ‘Love’ is a label for a concept. As soon as you say ‘love’ you also say ‘hate’ as it clearly stated in our oldest treatise on language, the Daojing. As a recovering buddhist I’m inclined to agree, but the concept of ‘love’ is in use at the planetary scale, and it sure does not look like ‘love’ to me. Self-love (autophilia) maybe? So the problem of definition and determination came up some weeks ago. I said at the time that to go into any real depth, the problem of determination would take months. I would still be on the problems of defining definition when the spectacle has moved on. Nobody wants to play the game of defining terms in a meaningful concrete way that actually refers to the earth. So, whilst I am fully inclined to agree with your definition of ‘life’, the problematic remains in… Read more »

Johnny
Johnny
May 16, 2024 9:33 AM
Reply to  Bryan

Language, ancient or new, is the barrier to Truth.

Two, or a two hundred professors can talk, write and philosophise about Truth, Life and Love till hell freezes over, but they ain’t gonna get anywhere.

Truth, Life and Love are utterly subjective experiences. Beyond words.

Words are man made, mind made and entertainment for our egos.

Dig deeper.

underground poet
underground poet
May 16, 2024 11:33 AM
Reply to  Bryan

Recovering? Isnt that against the faith??

ariel
ariel
May 15, 2024 4:52 PM
Reply to  Bryan

‘Ding an sich,’ ‘the thing itself’. Kant, I believe. Language may ‘kill,’ specifically, but on the way it freezes us, coagulates and destroys our power of positive movement. ‘sui generis.’ (here to mean ‘of its own kind’) Rabbit in the headlights. Thus suitably distracted, we are run over, mown down. Roadkill. ‘Collateral damage,’ (Urban renewal the American Way) as the Vietnam/Cambodian not-funny-joke had it. Now updated to include Israel and Russia. Can you meaningfully separate ’emotion,’ ‘mathematics’, ‘science’ and ‘philosophy’? The battlefield as ‘revenge porn.’ It all comes together as the classic 20th/21st Century artform. At the ‘feeling-level’ I cannot empathise with the soulless technocrat ‘scientist’ who takes no responsibility for his reductionist working environment, and how that is reflected in various forms of denial in his/her personal life, if any. And the cogs in the military/military-industrial complex machine. Intellectually however, it’s easy to understand. But we cannot join in,… Read more »

Bryan
Bryan
May 15, 2024 7:51 PM
Reply to  ariel

The rules of the game; rule-following; law-governedness and so on are the underlying principles I am calling the grammar (after Nietzsche.) If you’ve ever heard an analytic philosopher talk of rule-following—such as Pinker—that is what they mean. And unbeknownst to many, an enormous amount of time and resources is being employed to discover those rules. I’m talking about “corpus linguistics” and “large language models” analysed by AI. I was just reading that these models are dominated by English text, which goes back to what was said last week. If it were possible, the likes of Pinker would have “orthogonal orthography” of strict determinism, rule-governed denomination and definition which has been the analytic projection from Aristotle throughout mathematicised set theory. They believe, from Chomsky, that the syntax is innate and independent of the world…. Even though they have yet to find the language gene! If ‘they’ have their way it’ll be… Read more »

ariel
ariel
May 15, 2024 10:45 PM
Reply to  Bryan

So you think it’s just ennui/accidie(acedia) and pure laziness…part of the curse of technology is availability/access(ability) and ensuing entitlement, hardly having to lift a finger to access stuff that our grandparents would not have believed possible, but with its own concomitant dangers that they couldn’t have imagined, either. Poisons: ‘physical’ (psycho-soma) mental, emotional, psychic AND spiritual. With invisible ramifications.
The ‘two-poles’ version. Have they by now been ripped apart, and is the ‘excluded middle’ now too damaged to even be recognisable or even/in any way seen as desirable?
No. They’re crazy. The syntax is artificial. I have met Native American graduates and creative people in the Western sense and disciplines who throw off the syntax when we enter the sweat lodge/initi. They and others move between worlds and worldviews constantly.
Maybe you would describe that as ‘the middle way?’

Henry The Heinrich
Henry The Heinrich
May 15, 2024 7:10 AM

Our Albion “cousins”, the moronic Brits succeeded in genetically crossing a Dachshund (father!) with a Rottweiler (mother). The product is a short-legged hybrid that looks not unlike the American bull terrier, but does not have its psychopathic character traits.

The principle should be extended to so-called “humanoids”, e.g. crossing Eskimos with Aboriginies to create a particularly intelligent and aesthetically pleasing species that will dominate the world in the future due to its outstanding qualities.

https://www.newsweek.com/rottweiler-daschund-puppy-cross-daschweiler-1899857

Théophile Gautier
Théophile Gautier
May 15, 2024 6:19 AM

Such beautiful words and powerful sentiment. Thank you very much for a wonderful start to my day.

Big Al
Big Al
May 15, 2024 5:44 AM

I’ve done a bit of reading about the anti-imperialist league in the U.S. in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s, Mother Jones, and Eugene Debs, labor and socialist activists, Smedley Butler, the highly decorated Marine General who wrote the book “War is a Racket”, etc., etc. It’s all been laid out in black and white by those before us, nothing has fucking changed except the end date keeps getting closing, whenever that may be. A good example of what the quote above states (why recognizing similar patterns in contemporary narratives proves so challenging) concerns the U.S. presidential election and particularly Donald Trump. We’re surrounded by dumb shits on the left and dumb shits on the right. And if you’re not one of them, that doesn’t make you a moderate, it makes you sane. The fortunate thing is the tyranny that developed back then, i.e., 1910’s – 1940’s, simply can’t happen now.… Read more »

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 15, 2024 3:07 AM

These are the words of the Teacher,a the son of David, King in Jerusalem:

“Futility of futilities,” says the Teacher. “Everything is futile!”

“My son, be further warned: There is no end to the making of many books, and much study wearies the body.”

“When all has been heard, the conclusion of the matter is this: Fear God and keep His Commandments, because this is the whole duty of man.”

davetherave
davetherave
May 15, 2024 12:25 PM
Reply to  Erik Nielsen

Isnt Trump genealogy from David, King in Jerusalem:
hence the ”2nd coming” will be end times prophecy they all so desperately need so they can have there new world religious order. 

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 15, 2024 6:10 PM
Reply to  davetherave

The bankers have promised Financial Armageddon if the entire global vaccinated population dont jump on the green socialist e-money wave quickly.

Paul
Paul
May 15, 2024 4:18 PM
Reply to  Erik Nielsen

Again I looked and saw all the oppression that was taking place under the sun:

I saw the tears of the oppressed—
and they have no comforter;
power was on the side of their oppressors—
and they have no comforter.
2 And I declared that the dead,
who had already died,
are happier than the living,
who are still alive.
3 But better than both
is the one who has never been born,
who has not seen the evil
that is done under the sun.

4 And I saw that all toil and all achievement spring from one person’s envy of another. This too is meaningless, a chasing after the wind.

Ecclesiastes 4:1-4

Johnny
Johnny
May 15, 2024 2:47 AM
Big Al
Big Al
May 15, 2024 5:23 AM
Reply to  Johnny

Outside of some kind of change in the capitalist system, absolutely. The amount of money being made at the top now is insane. All you need is a million or so on TikTok now and you can become rich. Not to mention we’re closing in on trillionaires. Taylor Swift a billionaire. Fuck that. It used to be butchers, bakers, and candlestick makers. Look it up. Now it’s everyone else is worthless except the fucking rich. Time to tame that beast. I’ve waffled about the issue for years because of pushing for a change in how all these fuckers make so much money, but it is what it is, so hell with that. They’ve got to give a lot of that shit back. That’s the only way. That’s not socialism, that’s realism.

underground poet
underground poet
May 15, 2024 11:33 AM
Reply to  Big Al

After socialism, which is subsidizing the poor, comes communism, which is confiscation of wealth by force, or fascism.

Take your pick, nobody gets it the way they want it.

Howard
Howard
May 15, 2024 4:03 PM
Reply to  Big Al

A better understanding of the actual nature of money would render these would-be trillionaires the poorest people on Earth. Their money takes its worth from the collective envy of so many others on the planet.

A hundred zillion trillion quadrillion dollar pounds will not make fantasy real – yet that’s what the rich want. They want a world where being rich and powerful makes them gods, gives them omnipotence. They will go through life reaching for the golden ring; but will never touch it.

They are to be pitied, not envied.

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 15, 2024 11:51 AM
Reply to  Johnny

From your link it seems they are going after the homeless;
fines for trespassing, illegal possession of a unregistered dog, jail time for pissing in a parque belonging to the public, unlawful begging for money, noise polluting the air for innocent by-passers with an old guitar.

If the State can pull out just $100/year x 20 mio homeless, this is $2 billion/year, not bad.
Easy fruit.

Johnny
Johnny
May 15, 2024 2:14 AM

Alan Watts was one of the first Western spiritual seekers to gain pubic attention.
He followed in the footsteps of people like Ramana Maharshi, Meher Baba and Jiddu Krishnamurti.
All of their teachings are logical, practical and unpolluted by religion and the baggage that goes with it:

https://www.azquotes.com/quote/474606

Garret
Garret
May 15, 2024 7:20 AM
Reply to  Johnny

Your spiritual guru, your religion…

Every spiritual teaching, life philosophy, worldview – call it what you will – is ultimately rooted in some religious ground motive or other. That old Cartesian notion of a pure, unfettered logic is somewhat simplistic, if not downright self delusional. Nobody is free from their religious ground motives, least of all Maharshi et al.

Johnny
Johnny
May 16, 2024 12:20 AM
Reply to  Garret

A Truth-full spiritual teacher will say;
“Don’t believe anything I have told you, test it in your own experience”

You will never, ever hear those words from proselytising priests or their ilk.
Religions employ the weapons of fear, coercion and ritual.

Wake up, for ‘God’s’ sake.

Pilgrim Shadow
Pilgrim Shadow
May 16, 2024 11:21 PM
Reply to  Johnny

1 Thessalonians 5:21
English Standard Version

21 but test everything; hold fast what is good.

Johnny
Johnny
May 15, 2024 12:08 PM
Reply to  Johnny

Oops. Freudian slip?
‘Pubic’ should. read public of course.
That bloody edit button is next to useless.

les online
les online
May 15, 2024 2:13 AM

Unlike the Shock & Awe grand entry of ‘covid’ it could be
Our Overlords paid Nudgers will introduce “Disease X”
by stealth…
At the moment “Bird Flu” seems the most likely candidate.
Reports are that it has infected cows, that cats have been
infected by drinking raw cows milk, and that some guy got
“pink eye” from it…So, little by little, the idea that it “Bird
Flu” can infect you, and your pets, is being seeded into
the popular mind…
It is much more terrifying when the danger appears to be
coming from Everywhere !!
So It’s very unlikely Alfred Hitchcock’s 1962 movie “The Birds”
will be shown on telly as part of the softening-up process
because that movie would be more suitable to a Shock & Awe
frightener than stealthy nudging…

Thom Crewz
Thom Crewz
May 15, 2024 1:00 AM

Paving a Digital Road to Hell is a must read. The net is closing all around us, all hidden in plain sight.

Erik Nielsen
Erik Nielsen
May 15, 2024 3:00 AM
Reply to  Thom Crewz

We know, or at least some of us know. We have heard it 1000 times. since Rudder King was Knight. Its obvious.
Should a human being spend 10 hrs a day with open mouth and empty zombie eyes looking into a flat screen: “In here is reality”?

Thom Crewz
Thom Crewz
May 16, 2024 11:21 PM
Reply to  Erik Nielsen

Short term memory as we jump through hoops and new readers here may need reminding, ever thought of that?, Dear Erik.

Luís
Luís
May 15, 2024 12:16 AM

People have been very indoctrinated into believing “religion” is a bad thing, divisive, controlling, bla bla bla. This type of propaganda comes originally from the talmudic jews who always had as the main historical target the Catholic Church; so it’s not a surprise to the the entire mainstream media, academia, hollywood, music industry, etc, bashing the Catholic Church, and the distortions and even reversions of historical events and facts regarding the Church is atrocious. And actually, the Catholic Church is the only religion which is peaceful. Judaism/pharisaism isn’t even a religion, it has nothing to do with the ancient Mosaic Law and sharia law isn’t very pleasant, is it? And people were also conditioned to believe that pagan ‘faiths’ are “peaceful”. Are they? In pagan societies the law of the stronger always prevailed; women, children, the elderly, the poor, the sick, the orphans, etc, had no dignity or safety, and… Read more »

Johnny
Johnny
May 15, 2024 7:02 AM
Reply to  Luís

You need to broaden your horizons.

Religions, particularly Christianity, have written their own damning history. In blood, fear and ignorance.

Edwige
Edwige
May 15, 2024 8:47 AM
Reply to  Luís

There certainly has been a great deal of black propaganda against historical Catholicism from the British elite. The Inquisition was hyped up when the reality is very different and the persecution by Elizabeth I ignored. The main motivation imo comes more from the Pope’s role in the suppression of the Templars. The French monarchy was the principle driving force (and look what happened to them!) but there was Papal connivance. Freemasons think they are the heirs of the Templars although there’s so much disinfo here it’s impossible to say how much truth there is in that for sure. There’s something of a bizarre love-hate relationship with Catholicism now (much as there is with Islam). Some of the elite rather like the disguised paganism that runs through Catholicism. However the pro-natalism that’s in Catholicism is clearly so out-of-line with the current agenda of depopulation that hostility is mostly in evidence. Needless… Read more »

Andrew
Andrew
May 14, 2024 11:58 PM

Every individual is faced with the problem of whom to improve,

himself or others. The aim, it seems to me, should be to

effect one’s own unfolding, the upgrading of one’s own consciousness

– in short, self-perfection. Those who don’t even try or, when

trying, find self-perfection too difficult, usually seek to expend

their energy on others. Their energy has to find some target.

Those who succeed in directing their energy inward – particularly

if they be blessed with great energy, like Goethe, for instance

– become moral leaders. Those who fail to direct their

energy inwardly and let it manifest itself externally – particularly

if they be of great energy, like Napoleon, for instance – become

immoral leaders. Those who refuse to rule themselves are usually

bent on ruling others. Those who can rule themselves usually

have no interest in ruling others.

Paul Watson
Paul Watson
May 15, 2024 7:41 AM
Reply to  Andrew

He who conquers himself is greater than he who conquers a city.

Andrew
Andrew
May 14, 2024 11:55 PM

“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron’s cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.”

Paul Watson
Paul Watson
May 15, 2024 7:42 AM
Reply to  Andrew

So true…

Straight Talk
Straight Talk
May 15, 2024 9:45 AM
Reply to  Andrew

Malcolm X explained how the face of colonial fascism morphed into its latest mask of compassion in his article Zionist Logic.

NickM
NickM
May 15, 2024 10:23 AM
Reply to  Straight Talk

From your Link to Malcolm X:

“DollarismThe number one weapon of 20th century imperialism is Zionist dollarism, and one of the main bases for this weapon is Zionist Israel.”

Proven true by the monetization of U$A and UK, with their resulting support for Israel’s genocide of Palestinians.

davetherave
davetherave
May 15, 2024 12:42 PM
Reply to  Andrew

CCTV For you own safety and protection to reduce crime and combat fraud and prevention.
 💤 
By wearing the mask and taking the vaccine it helps protect others.
 💤 

les online
les online
May 14, 2024 11:00 PM

Well, governments are doing something about It,
they’re moving to heavily censor the internet, and
stop all the Hate Speech…
(Soon They’ll make it a Law to “Love Neighbours” ?)

les online
les online
May 14, 2024 11:02 PM
Reply to  les online

That’s “Love Thy Neighbours” !

Thom Crewz
Thom Crewz
May 15, 2024 12:56 AM
Reply to  les online

That’s “Love Thy Neighbours” !

I’m not into Orgies but I see your point.

Pilgrim Shadow
Pilgrim Shadow
May 15, 2024 3:39 AM
Reply to  les online

There’s no legislating emotions. Doomed to fail, after causing unimaginable levels of horror and suffering. Counter-productive and stupid, or perhaps, more aptly, evil.

clickkid
clickkid
May 14, 2024 8:57 PM

Excellent!

Simply excellent!