Are We Losing Our Minds
Are We Losing Our Minds?
By Ed Komarek
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My blog: http://exopolitics.blogspot.com/
In other articles I have discussed that while most people are aware of how government control over their lives cuts their individual liberty, innovation and creativity they often do not realize the degree government and private propaganda has over their minds. Today we swim in an ocean of incessant propaganda generated and distributed through mass media news and entertainment outlets.
I have written about how entrenched special interests bring down a mature society causing it to decline and even collapse. Government oppression through regulation and taxation is overt and easy to see and understand even though it is difficult to escape. However government and private established interest propaganda is often very covert and deceptive and can attack the unconscious mind even without conscious knowledge. The sad fact is that in today’s Orwellian society we are all being brainwashed and that we knowingly and unknowingly contribute to our own mental subjugation and societal collapse.
In a way just about everybody uses propaganda, a combination of truth and lies, to persuade others to do what they would not ordinarily do on their own. People individually and collectively push images of who they are and what they are about, some which is true and some that is not. When individuals join entrenched predatory interests either wilfully or unwilfully they collectively pool their talent to prey on other interests and populations as a whole. Individuals work together to propagandise and prey on other individuals and groups. This is easy to see from the private commercials in media outlets where the viewer is encouraged to desire and buy quickly so as to not clearly think things through.
On the other hand private and government media propaganda is much more covert and subtle as it works to collectively dumb down and brainwash the population. This really struck home to me a couple of days ago when I heard a news story of a recent lecture and visit of Dr. Kevorkian to Tallahassee Florida. People that came mostly agreed with the idea of assisted suicide for the terminally ill, but many were appalled and very upset with some of his other views.
One that set off the audience the most was when he said a hero is one who shows exceptional bravery and by that definition all the men and women going to war in the Middle East were not hero’s as the media continuously presents, but in fact were just doing their jobs. Wow, I thought to myself here we have a real heretic, a free thinker, willing to speak and act his truth no matter the consequences, even jail time. I thought what a rare individual in today’s society where most folks just want to be comfortable and entertained and so try not to offend even when it is important to do so.
I think what Dr. Kevorkian was really saying was that young people and those that push them to go to war in the present situation should be considered unthinking fools. This for giving up their lives at such an early age for no good reason and their parents and supporters are fools as well for supporting such a foolish, deadly, wasteful and misconceived war supported by the entrenched oil interests, the defence industry and the nation, Israel.
Dr. Kevorkian seems to be right again because these three predatory interests in combination seem to have got us into this foolish war and the propaganda pushed by this administration has been shown to be outrageous and false. Somewhere someplace people are involved in creating and pushing this hero propaganda through the mass media and this false idea that by not supporting the war, people are letting these hero’s down. Many people would as soon as kill the messenger than wake up to the fact that their minds have become infested with propaganda and that they no longer think for themselves but for entrenched interests.
If any of us and perhaps even Dr. Kevorkian smugly think that they themselves are not being brainwashed, then they are just as guilty as the accused. We are all being brainwashed by our autocratic Orwellian culture in many different ways, some of which each of us is not going to be aware of. Nobody should be so arrogant as to be smug about the sanctity or their own minds in this global sophisticated feudal society that we now find ourselves in.
While the pro war folks have bought into this Republican administration’s propaganda and the special interests that have put this administration into power, there are just as many propagandist special interests behind the Democrats. I have a couple of liberal free thinking friends of mine down at the gulf coast involved in environmental issues who are quite aware of propaganda’s impact on people and don’t watch television because of media news and entertainment propaganda.
Yet even they are part of a large group of people worldwide who have bought into 60 years of government propaganda that extraterrestrials are not visiting our planet and that any discussion of the subject is silly. I am having a very tough time convincing them to just look at the evidence and to consider the incredible amount of damage done to society by the UFO/ET cover-up. They like other propagandised individuals entertain the idea that aliens might exist, but ask so what? I find myself trying to explain that some of these same entrenched special interests behind the fossil fuels industry and the defence industry are secretly building vast wealth and power over world populations from secret special access to extraterrestrial knowledge, while at the same time they press governments to maintain the denial and ridicule of the subject amongst their respective populations.
The recent accounts of the passage of a craft a mile long and a half mile wide over Texas ought to be a wake up call to the propagandised public as to extraterrestrial activity or the military power of a tremendously powerful secret space fleet in the hands of a secret government presently unaccountable to the public. Time is running out and people really need to cut through the propaganda and get too the truth soon. More information as to the Texas sightings can be found here. http://www.nationalledger.com/artman/publish/article_272618283.shtml as well as my article on the secret space fleet here, America's Secret Space Fleet? .
I have no illusions myself as to the danger of propaganda as I am sure that I as well as everybody else is being victimized by propaganda daily. I certainly was victimized in the past as a young man living in the south where I adsorbed racist views from the southern culture. It was only when I went to Alaska and developed a friendship with a person whose parents lived and worked for the UN in Africa that I was able to break free of the racist propaganda. None of us are immune from personal propaganda or collective special interest propaganda. We are all to a greater or lesser degree under the propagandist spell and the sooner we recognize the fact the sooner we can begin cast off this insidious form of mind control and build a better future for ourselves.