WHY DO YOU CARE?

“Care is the ultimate Generator of the quality of our experience”

–          Mark Passio

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 Last week I opened my Windows 10 (Worst. Operating system. EVER) internet browser, which automatically brings me to a newsfeed, and I saw the following headline: “United Airlines passenger was dragged off flight because he was Asian

I immediately rolled my eyes and did not even bother clicking on the obviously intentionally racially provocative headline.  I knew what the purpose behind it was, but as an act of defiance, I refused to give it my attention.  Of course, it was not something that was just a one-shot headline.  It was turned into a sort of international incident (the man in question was apparently Chinese) and became yet another news soap opera.  The headlines were all over my Twitter feed, so alas, my efforts to ignore this story was somewhat thwarted.

Apparently, the doctor was flying United Airlines, which, in my opinion, was his first mistake.  When it comes to customer service and overall comfort, United Airlines is probably one of the worst airlines that I have ever flown (and I’ve flown it FAR more often than I would have liked to).  They apparently oversold the flight to the point where they couldn’t fit some of their employees on the flight, so they selected this Chinese man to give up his seat.  He refused, stating he was a doctor and had to be to work.  A conflict ensued, which resulted in the man being dragged off the plane by law enforcement.

Not a shining image of customer service to say the least, but the immediate headlines, not surprisingly, became about the man’s race, and the idea that he was selected to be taken off the plane “because he was Asian”.  So why was such a racially provocative spin used?  My best analysis would be that it was focused on and put into the mainstream media echo-chamber to foment racial division and resentment among the Asian community, who by-and-large have been left out of the racial victim narrative fueled by the media over the past few years.  This is an ethnic community that has fared quite well in Western society, so the outrage factor has not been as “organic” as it has been in the Black and Latino communities, and was obviously something that the Hollywood-owned, corporate-government-run media felt needed to be stoked- divide and rule.

Of course, now the man is suing United Airlines and their name is being dragged through the mud- which I can’t say I’m overly upset about.  Conducting your business in such a way warrants these sorts of consequences.  However, at the time it was certainly not an issue that made me care to the point of being compelled to write a blog article about it- that is until someone attempted to foist it on me as something that I SHOULD care that much about.

A few days ago, I was sitting on my couch writing out (on physical paper no less!) ideas for a story when my roommate, after coming home from work, posted up on the couch on the other side of the living room and proceeded to read news headlines aloud to me.  In my perhaps, over-politeness, I refrained from explaining to her that I did not need her to read me news headlines, nor did I really want her to, but instead I let her proceed without any protest.

Eventually she came to the story about the Chinese man on the plane and asked if I’d heard about it.  I told her I had, and regurgitated the initial racially-charged headline I had read (with which she was unfamiliar), and that I didn’t spend much time on it because I felt it to be little more than a distraction piece.  She then took this as an opportunity to fill me in on more details of the event.  My response was that it was “messed up” and that United Airlines was “garbage” and that they deserved to get sued.

However, apparently my simply acknowledging the event as unfortunate and as a prime example of bad business practice did not suffice.  She remarked that I seemed like I was being un-empathetic and acting as though I “didn’t care”.   It was at this point I remarked that I simply felt this was not an issue that warranted an outpouring of emotional outrage, or that there was any productive purpose to feeling that way.  I then asked why it was that I should feel as concerned or upset about this as she obviously was.  Her response was that “it could happen to you”.  To which I responded that any number of unfortunate incidents that were reported on the news could potentially “happen to me”, so that was a non-issue.

She then lamented about how awful it was that this man was humiliated and that he lost money (both things I regard as superficial problems of ego).  I reminded her that he was getting compensated and that he was not maimed.  However, she still insisted that I was not “getting it”.  Becoming frustrated, I stated that at the end of the day, this man has no connection to me as family or friend or tribe, etc., so why am I going to bleed out emotionally for someone who is, at this point, a hypothetical man in time- so no, I didn’t “care”.

After hearing this, my roommate was beside herself in disbelief, perhaps viewing me as some sort of sociopathic monster.  I should point out that this particular individual has a tendency to get very upset to the point of rage when people do not share her moral views or challenge her beliefs and opinions- and when that does happen, she immediately seeks to shut down the conversation, demanding silence from the other participants.  This conversation style does not work well for someone who detests people attempting to force their morality on them or attempting to censor them- which is why I am never the one to initiate conversation with her around current events and broader socio-political issues.

I did have one other thing to add, which was met by verbal hostility and a demand that I cease speaking (which of course I didn’t), and that point was this- even if I was to get outraged and upset for this individual’s situation, what would that do to ease his suffering?  However, my roommate had become enraged that I had dared continue speaking after she demanded the conversation end, to which I explained to her that she did not have the right to demand my silence, but she did have the right to leave the room.

She was yelling at this point, saying I was verbally harassing her and “coming at” her.  To which I had to respond by pointing out the hilarious fact that she had gotten up from her seat, thrown a pillow at my head, and proceeded to aggressively advance towards me, and was now standing right over me- all the while I had not moved from my seat.  Yet somehow, I was the “aggressor”.  Frustrated, she stormed out of the room and went to her bedroom.

While my prime motivation for writing this may very well be cathartic, I think there is an opportunity to address a bigger question here, which is the one in hindsight I wish I had asked her- why do YOU care?  Sure, in the case of my roommate and the United Airlines story, I have my hunches, such as the fact that unfortunate man was a doctor and that she has an almost worshipful admiration of doctors.  It definitely had nothing to do with the racial narrative.  I don’t know for certain, and at this point, I want to shift focus to the larger issue, which is this: when certain stories are brought to our attention, what is it about them that makes us care?  And should we?

First, let’s take a moment to set our definition of the word “care”.  The word care stems from the Old High German word, “chara”, which translates to “grief” or “lament”.  Care is one of those words that is both a verb and a noun in modern English, and as such, has several definitions.  As a verb, it means either to “feel concern or interest; attach importance to something” or to “look after and provide for the needs of”.  As a noun, it means either “the provision of what is necessary for the health, welfare, maintenance, and protection of someone or something” or “serious attention or consideration applied to doing something correctly or to avoid damage or risk”.

In these definitions, we actually see a process being described in which a concern driven by a sense of being troubled causes someone to take action to remedy that trouble or disturbance.  The movement through distress to a place of empowerment makes “care” a particularly potent alchemical and creative force.  Occult practitioner, lecturer and activist, Mark Passio had the following to say in regard to this principle of “care”:

The ‘Lost’ Principle, is the dynamic of CARE.  What we care about on a day-to-day basis acts as the driving force of our thoughts and actions.  Care is the ultimate Generator of the quality of our experience.  For this reason, Care has been called the Generative Principle by many Wisdom Traditions.  The word generative is derived from the Latin verb genere, which means ‘to create’

However, as with any expression of human power and potential, there are always going to be those who wish to use the power of others to strengthen themselves in a parasitic manner.  I have written at length about the media and how it uses images and simplistic emotional narratives to trigger the emotions and override logic and reason.  I have also talked about the “echo chamber” the media creates to force certain stories, perspectives and moralities into the public consciousness.  When certain what could be called “outrage” stories are grabbed by the media, they are given certain talking points to shape the narrative of the story, and are then repeated on station after station, and publication after publication creating the perception that THIS is what I SHOULD care about right now.

However, no one is going to care about something if someone flat out states: “This is what we want you to care about, so care about this right now!”  This is why the media needs a “hook” into your emotional psyche; something that is going to mimic something or someone you already care about.  Like a vampire, you need to invite it into your house before it can drain the life out of you.

I’m sure everyone remembers the image of the drowned Syrian child washed up on the beach that was plastered on literally every news media outlet a couple of years ago.  Despite the inconsistencies, the constantly changing backstory around the incident, and the politics involved, the image of a dead child was enough to “hook” many people in spite of  the actual story.  The image of a dead child was so traumatizing for those in our western ‘bubble’ (particularly for people who had children of their own), that it resulted in an outcry for the sorts of social, political and economic policies that will ultimately serve to displace their own children.  It is through manipulation of emotions that people can be made to support things that are in fact quite detrimental to their own interests and those of the people they have real life connection to and their descendants.

Everyone has these sorts of inroads to their psyche that can be exploited and used to make them “care” and feel outrage about things, which often stems from their own personal sense of morality.  For me, this is obviously stories that detail things that appear to potentially threaten my own personal freedom and survival like war, the surveillance state, globalism, and the disenfranchisement and demonization of white men.  But the other sorts of emotional hooks for that some may be less familiar with tend to be stories that involve people abusing children, animals, the disabled, or the elderly.

Much of the reason for this “opening” has to do in part with a strong desire to protect those who I see as genuinely needing protection.  The need to protect is a primary function of the natural man.  I also understand that there are other more personal reasons like my family history, my profession, and past as well as present personal experiences that are going to play a role in shaping who and what I care about when it comes to strangers in news headlines.

However, outside of instances of rape and torture, when it comes to stories of general violence towards mentally and physically capable adults, I am far less apt to have any significant emotional reaction to it (although it is admittedly MUCH harder for me to see a woman get assaulted than a man).  Case in point, the Chinese man on the plane.  Yeah, it probably sucked to get smacked and dragged off the plane, but at the end of the day, he’s gonna be alright.  He got banged up, embarrassed, and lost some money.  Again, that sucks, but at the end of the day, he’s gonna be alright.

So, now that we have established that the media uses “hooks” that mimic people and situations we already care about on some level, so we care about what they want us to, the question becomes, “is this a good thing?” or better yet, “is this a PRODUCTIVE thing?”.  While we are infinite in a spiritual sense, our psychic and energetic resources are very much a finite thing, and can be drained- and emotions are great at facilitating this draining.

When we are allowing these, for all intents and purposes, hypothetical stories and people to take hold of our caring centers, there is inevitably something or someone else that is NOT getting that energy at that moment.  This energy is already being designated to caring about this other situation that we have no real connection to.

Personally, I know that I have just so much energy and care I can afford to give at a given moment until it becomes detrimental to my own health and well-being.  As an empath with anger issues and a history of addiction, I cannot afford to get emotional or outraged over everything that the news media wants me to be emotional or outraged at.  I cannot give true care to everything (and if it isn’t true care, it’s just virtue signaling).  This has been at times, somewhat of a hard reality that I have continually had to reassess in recent days, weeks and months.

The other thing that is finite in this equation is time.  What could I be doing with this time I am choosing to be outraged over this situation involving these people I have no real connection to and probably never will?  Is there someone who is in my life and important to me, that I am neglecting while I give my attention to this?  Is there someone I could be praying for?  Is there someone I could be reaching out to and connecting with?  Is there someone I could be helping within my personal sphere of influence that needs it?

But perhaps you are genuinely moved by the plight of this Chinese doctor or some other stranger that you read or hear about in the news.  Perhaps something about that story moved you to the core of your being.  If that truly is the case, and so long as you are not being harmful or neglectful towards the people you already have responsibilities to (family, friends, tribe, etc.), then by all means, reach out to that person.  Write them a letter; ask them if they need or even want your help; set up a fundraiser or a food drive; perhaps even organize a boycott if applicable- but DO SOMETHING.  Show that person that you care through ACTION.

But take a moment to reflect on why it is that you care.  Take a few moments to pause, look within for a moment and ask Self, “Is this a genuine care and purpose that I should follow?  Or is someone just manipulating my emotions so I do what they want me to?”

And if you do find yourself “caring” about a stranger you read about, please, don’t just use their plight simply as an excuse to be angry or self-righteous about something and “rage”; or to virtue signal; or to justify an attempt to force your personal morality onto those of us who have different values or care about different things than you.  When you are careless with your Care, you will inevitably suffer as a result.

Namaste and God Bless.

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LET’S JUST CALL IT “CONSPIRACY THEORY”

“These stories are intricate and complicated — far more so than reality or official explanations”

  • University of Miami political science professor Joseph Uscinski

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As many have heard by now, major news outlets have reported that this past Sunday, a man by the name of Edgar Maddison Welch brought a pistol as well as an AR-15 assault rifle (there’s that evil gun again) to Comet Ping Pong pizzeria in Washington DC.  Thankfully, no one was hurt in the incident, while “official” reports state that Welch told police officers that he had “read online that the Comet restaurant was harboring child sex slaves and that he wanted to see for himself if they were there. He stated that he was armed to help rescue them. He surrendered peacefully when he found no evidence that underage children were being harbored in the restaurant.”

As bizarre as the whole scenario sounds on the surface, it has become a capstone in the new war on “fake news”- a talking point that began during the election and the growing concern over the movement behind Trump.  This was publicly addressed by President Obama and has been literally parroted by every major news outlet.  This narrative has been carried to the point of comprising a literal list of alleged “fake news” sites– which lists satire news sites like “The Onion” alongside anti-globalism news sites like “Infowars”.

CNN VS. “CONSPIRACY THEORIES” PART MCMLXV

The main target of this new campaign against “fake news” are what are labeled “conspiracy theories”.  Now this is a term that is thrown around A LOT.  In fact, CNN recently published an article online in response to the Comet Ping Pong incident entitled “Why people believe conspiracy theories like ‘pizza gate’”.  After outlining the incident, the article’s author, Gregory Krieg goes into what could best be described as an emotional mini-rant- something that is sadly more and more commonplace in supposed “real news” today:

The flourishes of the conspiracy theory pursued by Edgar Maddison Welch, a bogus and convoluted tale that casts Hillary Clinton and other top Democrats as the leaders of a child sex ring, are no more or less profane than so many others bouncing around the internet’s seedier corners.”

The article then taps social psychology (which is struggling with credibility) and political science (uuum, yeah…) professors who conclude that one of the main “problems” with the discernment of “real” and “fake” news has to do with the saturation of information since the revolution of the internet and then social media.  A major complaint in the campaign against “fake news” has been the ability for alleged “fake news” outlets to create the same sort of echo-chamber effect that mainstream media has had a monopoly on for the last several decades.

After lamenting about conspiracy theories “coming out of the closet”, so to speak, the CNN article moves into a sub-headline entitled “Preying on weakness and creating the ‘other’”, where Krieg begins with another horrendously biased mini-rant on supposed conspiracy theories:

The most prominent channels may change over the decades, but the insidious nature of the misinformation spreading these days is not fundamentally different from the lies peddled a half-century ago.”

Krieg then consults University of Utah history professor Bob Goldberg who describes these “conspiracy theories” as “an antidote to powerlessness because giving the responsibility, pointing the finger, targeting someone gives people a sense that they know what’s happening.”

After which, Krieg throws his summation in there stating, “Conspiracy theories tend to spring from those two prominent desires — creating a feeling of control where it doesn’t exist and defining an enemy where it is absent or difficult to define.

The article then moves on to portray “conspiracy theorists” as “bullying and hurtful” people who are “trying to silence the victims and survivors of horrendous tragedies”, according to Abby Clements, who claims to have been working as a second-grade teacher during the infamous Sandy Hook event.

The article refers to “pizza gate” as an “invention” to make what one can only glean from this article as the otherwise faultless Hillary Clinton and her associates as what Professor Goldberg refers to as “your enemy” and “the other“.

Professor Goldberg explains how this reasoning is used to elevate this “other” as someone “who has committed treason, someone who has betrayed the country,” deserving to be “punished”.  Because nothing ever came out that would have ever suggested that Hillary Clinton or her associates did anything that resembled treason…

The article closes by expressing the need for more effective “fact checkers” and cites the example of Lt. General Flynn- a supporter of Trump- committing a logical fallacy, which is ironic because the article was full of them, such as ad hominem and appeal to authority.

If anything, this article, with its periodic emotional rants and lamenting of “conspiracy theorists” as intolerant bullies who are trying to “silence” people is both a wonderful example of psychological projection and as well as a great snapshot of the sad creature mainstream journalism has become and why people are moving to supposed “fake news” sites for their information.  If anything, this article should be re-written and re-named as “Why people don’t believe CNN”.

WHAT IS A CONSPIRACY THEORY?

A conspiracy is defined as “a secret plan by a group to do something unlawful or harmful”.

A conspiracy theory is defined as “an explanation of an event or situation that invokes a conspiracy without warrant, generally one involving an illegal or harmful act carried out by government or other powerful actors. Conspiracy theories often produce hypotheses that contradict the prevailing understanding of history or simple facts. The term is a derogatory one.”

Note that the term is referred to as “derogatory”, which means a “critical or disrespectful attitude”.

A “conspiracy theorist” is defined as “a person who holds a theory that explains an event or situation as the result of a secret plan by usually powerful people or groups

According to Florida State University professor Lance deHaven-Smith’s 2013 book “Conspiracy Theory in America”, the phrase conspiracy theory was deployed in the 1960s by the CIA to discredit people who questioned the official story around the JFK assassination, which was most famously questioned in the Oliver Stone film, “JFK”.  Now, this action in and of itself was technically illegal, as the CIA was not supposed to be operating domestically, although this was revealed to most certainly be the case with the Church Committee Hearings.  Of course, now, with the repeal of the propaganda ban back in 2013, government-created news is now legal, putting the U.S., led by the CIA, on par with the most esteemed journalism that was found in authoritarian paradises like the Soviet Union and East Germany.

Over the years, many things have been labelled “conspiracy theories” that were later revealed to be actual fact, such as La Cosa Nostra, the information in the Pentagon Papers, CIA drug running (Iran Contra), the Federal Reserve being run by private banking interests or the fact that the Bilderberg Meeting was an actual thing.  And while there are certainly wild ones out there literally based in outer space, the reality of people in high places meeting in secret and doing illegal and immoral things is a fact of history and a fact of life.

Does this mean there is one monolithic group out there running everything? No. The world is made up of groups of people who vie for their own interests, whatever they may be. Some are certainly more powerful and exert more control and influence than others, but that is the basis of it. And when said interests converge with that of other groups, these groups will often work together. The “goodness” or “badness” often lies in the fact that the interests of these groups are very different from what yours or mine may be- and sometimes that difference in interest means our own ability to thrive or even survive.

For example, the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal was negotiated in secret by corporate boards and came out piece by piece that it was designed to strictly serve the interests of multinational corporations and override any laws that would stop it.  Now this can and should to be understood to be detrimental to large groups of people and the lands they inhabit.  However, if you are on the other side, this deal may be helping you provide what you see is a better life for yourself and people you care about- even if that’s a relatively small number of people.  And knowing that people may attempt to derail the deal that is beneficial for you and your group, obviously operating in secret is the best way to go.

These things aren’t “conspiracy theory”- they are the machinations of history and human nature, as well as business.  This is how the world of men works, and will continue to until something beyond what we have ever seen or known happens.

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In regards to “Pizza gate”, I must admit that I have intentionally been keeping from reading or listening to much about it because I find the topic of child sex trafficking extremely upsetting.  However, the sad fact is that the rich and powerful been caught involved in pedophilia and sex-trafficking numerous times over the years.

Most have already forgot about Congresswoman Cynthia McKinney grilling Donald Rumsfeld over major arms manufacturers like DynCorp being involved in sex trafficking or the numerous accounts of child sex abuse in the entertainment industry.

While it is certainly true that people will make loose correlations to explain things, it is also true that they will want to explain away that which makes them very, very uncomfortable. And if the idea of the people we have placed on pedestals as being the leaders of culture and society does not make you very, very uncomfortable, then I don’t know what does.

Now I don’t know the full story around Edgar Maddison Welch, other than the fact he was/is an actor and that he has served to shift some public focus away from stories of high crimes within the DC beltway elite and shift it toward the “dangers” of “fake news”.  As a rule, I am always skeptical when it comes to these “shooter” stories- especially when they occur at politically convenient times.

The mainstream media has been caught lying and spreading misinformation over and over and over (remember those weapons of mass destruction?), making this whole “fake news” campaign extremely ironic.  And while they lament against those who believe in “conspiracy theories” that target the favored sons and daughters of DC, they push their own conspiracy theory around Russian influence and intrigue to the point where the House of Representatives have quietly passed a bill to counter Russian “fake news” and its “reporters”.  Many of the accused Russian fake news agents are American Alt-Right and anti-globalism outlets.

Meanwhile mainstream pundits are calling for a sort of re-education in order to combat this “fake news” and counteract its “goal” according to CNN, which is to “erode trust in mainstream media, public figures, government institutions”- which of course has not happened organically due to said figures and institutions being caught lying and obfuscating repeatedly.

All of this should have anyone who believes in free speech a bit worried.

Regardless, let’s say we take the story of Comet Ping Pong gunman incident for absolute truth.  The real problem then is not “conspiracy theories”, but how people take and handle information- any information they receive.  This then becomes a larger issue of emotional maturity and grounded-ness, stemming from living in a society that has veered far from any sort of basis in nature and nurture of true human nature as well as potential.  These are not problems that can be resolved by censorship and corporate government strong-arming

Three years ago, the shooter who opened fire at a conservative lobbying group, Floyd Lee Corkins, cited his reasoning as being that they were on the Southern Poverty Law Center’s hate group watch list, which is accepted by many people to be a “legitimate” source of information.

The reality is that there will always be unbalanced people out there, but strictly using guilt by association to discredit a stream or source of information, whatever that may be, is error.

FINAL THOUGHTS

In response to the aforementioned CNN article, my teacher and mentor wrote the following:

We need to develop true discernment and not knee-jerk react to postings that titillate or support our biases. All of us on every side of every issue!

People are instinctively drawn to whatever supports the worldview and belief system they hold, and deem “un-credible” that which does not. That is human psychology and human nature.  However, worldviews can be expanded, but that can only happen from within the individual.

I traversed the political landscape personally and professionally over the years, and in so doing, I learned how to take truth and commonalities from news and articles from the gamut of sources- Democrat, Socialist, Libertarian, Anarchist, Christian Conservative, mainline Republican, Alt-Right, Ethno-Nationalist, and a whole slew of “conspiracy” sites.  No one perspective or political ideology has a monopoly on truth- or falsehood.  This is yet another application of “separating the wheat from the chaff”.

Now I understand that this can be hard for a lot of people, as our attachment to various fears, beliefs, and identities can prevent us from hearing or reading what seems to be diametrically opposed to what we may have been taught is “good” and “true”.  But black and white thinking is not a strength, and all things have positive and negative within them.  Ignoring and writing off information as complete lies and BS simply based on the source is error- this is even true when it comes from the mainstream media.  What typically is presented is not so simple as truth or lies, it is quite often a mixture of the two.

But regardless of all that, while we need true full-spectrum discernment and use of critical thinking, it is perhaps even more crucial that we maintain control of the emotional reactions that we may have to what we read or hear.  We cannot control what anyone says or does, but we can and must learn to control our own actions.  True freedom requires that we act rather than re-act.  In order to do this we must learn how to stay centered in Self/Higher Power, or at least learn how to move to that place as quickly as possible.

We are living in exciting and tumultuous times now, so it is more important than ever that we stay grounded in the reality of Nature and Creation, and that Ultimate Reality that exists beyond all of it.  Let us have eyes to see and ears to hear.

Namaste and God Bless.

STORYTELLING AND CULTURE PROGRAMMING

“The masses of people are carried along, obedient to environment; the wills and desires of others stronger than themselves; heredity; suggestion; and other outward causes moving them about like pawns on the Chessboard of Life. But the Masters, rising to the plane above, dominate their moods, characters, qualities, and powers, as well as the environment surrounding them, and become Movers instead of pawns. They help to PLAY THE GAME OF LIFE, instead of being played and moved about by other wills and environment. They USE the Principle (of Cause and Effect) instead of being its tools. The Masters obey the Causation of the higher planes, but they help to RULE on their own plane.”

– The Three Hermetic Initiates speaking in “The Kybalion”

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Throughout human history, the knowledge of controlling one’s own perceptions was taught to students of spiritual knowledge by the mystics; however, let us recall the Principle of “as above so below; as within so without.” There was also the knowledge of how to control the perceptions of others through concentration and extending the mind outwards is a focused manner. Extending the mind can be done obviously through concentrated thought, but also in every other manner a human can express a thought; i.e. words, writing, symbols, art, song, dance, etc. Extending the influence of the mind into the world is the basis of prayer, magick, and sorcery in addition to being the way culture and the society that grows from it is formed. One of the most ancient ways ways of creating and preserving a culture is through the stories it tells.

THE WANDERING STORYTELLER

All races and all cultures across the Earth have had their own folk stories, legends and myths, of course some are more localized and some are widely known by people across the world. One of these ethnic cultures whose “stories” are known throughout the world is the Jewish people. One of the most notable and qualities of the Jewish people has always been their talent for “storytelling”. From the tales of the Torah and the Talmud, to the Jewish folktales fables of Eastern Europe told by the “Wise Men of Chelm“, to the modern stage and cinema, the talents abilities of these “Wandering Storytellers” to spin a tale that draws the listener/viewer in emotionally through tapping into certain aspects of their psyche has been undeniable.

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image courtesy of http://projectshalom2.org/TalesoftheStoryteller.html

Outcasts in part due to the cultural and social exclusiveness inherent in Judaism, Jews were excluded in certain aspects of Eastern European and Russian society due to their strong and insular group identity, as well as a somewhat negative reputation in business and finance practices towards non-Jews or “goyim” (cattle). This appears to be the reason many Eastern European Jews turned to Communism– a resentment for Eastern European society due to real, embellished and fabricated wrongs and an intense desire to see it transformed to their moral ideals.

This historical resentment has likely contributed to the reasons modern Judeo-Globalist elitists like George Soros use their money to promote and enable social chaos and destabilization programs in the Ukraine, which borders Russia. Because of these issues with Eastern European culture, which has historically been influenced by Russia due to the bond of Eastern Orthodox Christianity, many Jews in Eastern Europe choose chose to either become Communists or emigrate to America, which had been historically welcoming of Jews. Many of these Jews migrated to professions within cultural institutions like academia, literature, news media, music and theater.

At the turn of the 20th century, Jewish-American men like the Gershwin brothers thrived producing and composing on Broadway while others such as Paul Reuter and Adolph Ochs displayed a seemingly natural tendency towards media monopoly with their ownership of major news outlets like Reuter’s newswire and the New York Times. Moving into the newly developed motion picture industry seemed a natural progression for a people who seemed to thrive in the “culture business”.

The advent of the motion picture camera in the early part of the 20th century changed the world forever. From the outset, Jews were involved in both the production and promotion of the motion picture industry in both Europe and the United States. In his book, The Complete Illustrated History of the Jewish People, Jewish South African journalist Lawrence Joffe describes the movement of Jews into Hollywood:

At first promoters and producers, then directors, scriptwriters, actors and composers, by 1912 Jews had set up over a hundred production companies in California, and were pivotal to the creation of the eight super-firms…

Almost to a man… the Jewish movie moguls were born into poverty. Carl Laemmle, the 10th of 13 immigrant children, managed a clothes shop before running a string of nickelodeons and in 1912 founding Universal, the first big studio. Louis Mayer joined the junk trade at 8, owned a New York theatre-chain at 22 and produced the epic Birth of a Nation in 1915, aged 30. Adolph Zukor, who founded Paramount pictures in 1917, was born in Hungary, emigrated at 15 and peddled fur garments.

A similar rags-to-riches story applied to the Warner Brothers, sons of a Jewish cobbler from Poland. In 1927 they amazed the filmic world by harnessing new technology to produce the first ‘talkie’. Starring Al Jolson, ‘The Jazz Singer’ presented Jewish family dilemmas about tradition and assimilation to a mainstream audience.

Today, the longevity and dominance of film studios like Warner Brothers, Metro Goldwyn-Meyer, and NBC-Universal are a testament to the legacy of the Jewish pioneers of Hollywood and the film industry. In an op-ed article entitled Who Runs Hollywood? C’mon posted in the LA Times in December of 2008, renowned Jewish American journalist and author, Joel Stein talks about the entertainment industry’s “open secret”:

Jews totally run Hollywood.

How deeply Jewish is Hollywood? When the studio chiefs took out a full-page ad in the Los Angeles Times a few weeks ago to demand that the Screen Actors Guild settle its contract, the open letter was signed by: News Corp. President Peter Chernin (Jewish), Paramount Pictures Chairman Brad Grey (Jewish), Walt Disney Co. Chief Executive Robert Iger (Jewish), Sony Pictures Chairman Michael Lynton (surprise, Dutch Jew), Warner Bros. Chairman Barry Meyer (Jewish), CBS Corp. Chief Executive Leslie Moonves (so Jewish his great uncle was the first prime minister of Israel), MGM Chairman Harry Sloan (Jewish) and NBC Universal Chief Executive Jeff Zucker (mega-Jewish). If either of the Weinstein brothers had signed, this group would have not only the power to shut down all film production but to form a minyan with enough Fiji water on hand to fill a mikvah.

The person they were yelling at in that ad was SAG President Alan Rosenberg (take a guess). The scathing rebuttal to the ad was written by entertainment super-agent Ari Emanuel (Jew with Israeli parents) on the Huffington Post, which is owned by Arianna Huffington (not Jewish and has never worked in Hollywood.)

The Jews are so dominant, I had to scour the trades to come up with six Gentiles in high positions at entertainment companies. When I called them to talk about their incredible advancement, five of them refused to talk to me, apparently out of fear of insulting Jews. The sixth, AMC President Charlie Collier, turned out to be Jewish.

As a proud Jew, I want America to know about our accomplishment. Yes, we control Hollywood. Without us, you’d be flipping between ‘The 700 Club’ and ‘Davey and Goliath’ on TV all day.

However, the “rags-to-riches” tale of Jewish dominance in the American film industry has somewhat of a dark side to it (as do most tales of dominance). In his review of Neal Gabler’s book, An Empire of Their Own: How the Jews Invented Hollywood, writer Jack Wikoff describes what might be considered less than ethical business practices by these early film moguls in order to achieve a monopoly in the film industry:

These men acquired this control because of an excellent sense of what the public would buy, intense personal drive, group solidarity as Jews, a willingness for hard work-and — a lot of shady dealing. Gabler describes how Adolf Zukor and Carl Laemmle illegally used Edison cameras without paying the royalties and how Louis B. Mayer cheated the producers of Birth of a Nation by falsifying his bookkeeping, thereby making as much as $500,000 on the exhibition of that one film in 1915.

Of course, dirty dealings and questionable ethics in business are certainly not relegated to Jewish film moguls, although they certainly have developed a reputation as being particularly “slimy” over the years, with numerous testimonies and allegations of prostitution, sexual exploitation and abuse as well as pedophilia within the Hollywood community. However, the real thing that we need to consider for this conversation is what was being done with this new medium of film and what were the motivations behind doing it. Jewish-American actor, Ben Stein in an article for E! Online stated:

The ex-furriers who created Hollywood were Eastern European Jewish immigrants, and all of the great edifice of fantasy-making in Hollywood is their handiwork. Names like Zukor and Lasky and Goldwyn and Cohn are the foundation of mass culture in America and the world… There is a much quoted note that it took all these Eastern European Yiddish-speaking Jews to create the lasting, worldwide image of America and what America is–the mass culture mirror that America likes to hold up to its face.”

These Jewish film moguls created their vision of America and the ideal culture through the silver screen. While their brothers in Eastern Europe shaped the culture through politics, these men shaped it through storytelling. Little by little, bit by bit, the general became enamored by the “movies” and began to mimic and emulate the behaviors and ideals they saw on the movie screen. It became clear that Hollywood was not just “reflecting” certain cultural ideals and values in the American people, it was creating them.

In a speech during a Jewish American Heritage Month reception hosted by the Democratic National Committee back in 2013, Vice President and self-described “Zionist”, Joe Biden payed homage to the role of Jewish leaders in the culture industry for molding the American public’s perceptions:

What affects the movements in America, what affects our attitudes in America are as much the culture and the arts as anything else?… It wasn’t anything we legislatively did. It was ‘Will and Grace,’ it was the social media. Literally. That’s what changed peoples’ attitudes. That’s why I was so certain that the vast majority of people would embrace and rapidly embrace [gay marriage]. Think behind of all that, I bet you 85 percent of those changes, whether it’s in Hollywood or social media are a consequence of Jewish leaders in the industry.

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“P.R.” IS FOR PR-OPAGANDA

As the ability of film to be used as a medium for spreading cultural ideas and behaviors became increasingly evident, large corporations began to partner with the film studios to market their products. It was on Madison Avenue in New York City that corporate advertising began, and still exists as a dominant force today. One of the pioneers of corporate advertising was Edward Bernays, the “Father of Public Relations” and nephew of famed Jewish psychotherapist, Sigmund Freud. Bernays pioneered Madison Avenue advertising and marketing campaigns for the tobacco industry among numerous other large businesses and corporate conglomerates.

One of the most famous publicity stunts Bernays orchestrated for the tobacco companies was when he had several famous actresses line up in the front of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade and light up cigarettes, which until that time, had been seen as something “un-lady like”. The tobacco companies used the admiration that women had for these actresses, calling cigarettes Torches of Freedom, and associating them with the feminist movement. It worked quite well, creating the image of the sexy, independent, and fashionable smoking woman.

Noticing his knack for shaping public opinion, the U.S. Government recruited Bernays in its P.R. campaign to get a reluctant and isolationist American public behind the First World War. The U.S. Government itself, being pressured into joining the war effort by International Banking interests (primarily Judeo-Zionist) based out of Britain and Western Europe. It was Bernays who was charged with bombarding the American public with embellished and outright fabricated stories of “atrocities of the Hun”, which would be repeated in an even more effective and sophisticated manner during World War II. Bernays also came up with the slogan “Making the world safe for democracy”. In his 1928 book, Propaganda, Bernays referred to his experience working for the various “powers that be”:

The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society. Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country… We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of. This is a logical result of the way in which our democratic society is organized. Vast numbers of human beings must cooperate in this manner if they are to live together as a smoothly functioning society. …In almost every act of our daily lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons…who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses. It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind.

After the First World War, Hollywood and Madison Avenue continued to develop increasingly sophisticated methods of molding public desires and opinions, and during the Second World War, the propaganda machine was put into high gear, mobilizing the patriotism of the American public to fight a war in Europe that was not truly in their best interest. This propaganda marketing was so successful and so sophisticated; it continues to be effective to this day and is evidenced by the large volume of World War II and “Holocaust” movies produced by Hollywood as well as international (typically Jewish) filmmakers seemingly every year.

It was during and after World War II that the relationship/partnership between the U.S. Government, Hollywood, and Madison Avenue (and of course, International Finance) really became solidified. The post-war release of television brought the ability for this finely crafted visual “programming” of the population into individual households across America, and eventually the world. Television would become the ultimate way for those working in Hollywood, Madison Avenue, Washington D.C., and elsewhere, to extend their mental sphere to people all over the world. The mass media is a way to send all the aspects of the extension of an individual or a group mind, as well as that mind’s desires, to people all over the world.

THE CIA TELEVISION NETWORK

Shortly after World War II, President Harry Truman signed the National Security Act, which created agencies like the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) and the National Security Agency (NSA). These were and still are essentially entities whose purpose for existence is to further the interests of what President Dwight D. Eisenhower referred to in his farewell address as the “Military Industrial Complex”. These entities whose public “mission” was foreign intelligence gathering so that another Pearl Harbor-type event did not happen again, were in fact created to ensure that the War never really ended. Military weapons manufacturers and defense contractors had gained an unprecedented amount of wealth, power and influence, and sought to hold onto that power at any cost. Truman himself stated that “I never would have agreed to the formulation of the Central Intelligence Agency back in forty-seven, if I had known it would become the American Gestapo.”

The Military Industrial Complex, with their front groups like the CIA, partnered with Global Mega Corporations and International Usury Finance, both of which had been empowered with the creation of organizations like the World Trade Organization and the International Monetary Fund directly after World War II. This combine of the old American (as well as Anglo) WASP establishment and the Judeo-Zionists in finance and media proceeded to organize the biggest mafia-style racketeering operation the world had ever seen. This sort of partnership between White European elitists and Jewish opportunists has been going on for centuries, growing in scope and complexity, suffering from time to time from factional in-fighting,

In the post-World War II Globalist system, International Usury Finance would take the lead, and offer loans to developing nations with interest attached that would be impossible to ever repay. It would then make part of the deal that select Global Mega Corporations would be allowed to come into the nation and essentially pillage resources and create a slave-wage labor force. The ultimate goal was the natural progression of the same goal that has existed in the minds of those who desire power throughout known history: consolidation of power and control of resources and populations.

In many cases, the job of the CIA (often working in tandem with other intelligence agencies like British MI6 and Israeli Mossad) would be to run psychological operations or “psy-ops” on the populations through various media and propaganda outlets to work on the consciousness of the populace so they were receptive to and cooperative with the overall agenda of the intelligence agencies and their corporate partners.

If a leader or a population were uncooperative, the Military Industrial Complex would often create and arm resistance movements and stage assassinations to install a government that would control the populace and enable the larger agenda, or they would simply send in the CIA Jackals to “take out” whoever was standing in the way. The CIA has been linked to numerous assassinations of world leaders since its inception. It is even well established thought that the CIA was involved in the assassination of President John F. Kennedy after he came to fully grasp their tactics and motives, and refused to comply.  Kennedy stated “I will splinter the CIA into a thousand pieces and scatter it into the winds.”

In the recently published book, “The CIA in Hollywood: How the Agency Shapes Film and Television”, author Tricia Jenkins outlines what many have known for years and what was until recently illegal under U.S. law, which was the direct use of the film industry as well as various television and news media outlets to conduct psychological conditioning (i.e. propaganda) operations on the American public via orders from the various Executive Branch “alphabet soup” agencies (CIA, NSA, DHS, CDC, FDA, etc.). Former CIA director William Colby stated, “The CIA owns everyone of any significance in the major media.”

The CIA specifically has conducted psy-ops through the use of media propaganda on foreign soil to manipulate populations in a manner that suited their aims for decades. However it came out in the 1975 Church Committee Hearings that the CIA used news media outlets to push propaganda and conducted illegal operations on U.S. soil, and it had done so since its inception. Talking about the CIA’s role in the media in a meeting with President Regan in 1981, former CIA director, William Casey stated “We’ll know our disinformation program is complete when everything the American public believes is false.

The base of operations for one of these illegal psy-ops on U.S. soil took place at Laurel Canyon in southern California during the 1960s where the CIA and military intelligence got into the music business, and like film and television, Jews were (and still are) dominant as producers and record-label owners.

The music and lifestyles that was promoted by these various music and counter-culture celebrities that came out of Laurel Canyon, etc. were designed to discredit the anti-war movement among older and more conservative populations and repel those folks from taking part in it. They were also designed to create a generation of hedonistic, “burnt-out”, “peace-nicks”, that were so passive and detached from reality that they would no longer pose any sort of real threat to the establishment and their agenda.

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During the 1960s and 1970s, the CIA conducted a large, multi-subject experiment and program of psychological manipulation and control known as “MK-Ultra”. One of the techniques used for mental manipulation of subjects was the use of LSD to create a schizophrenic state in the test subject. LSD is an extremely potent hallucinogen and (unlike meth) can only be manufactured in a relatively sophisticated lab setting by an experienced chemist. LSD slowly began to make its way into the streets of America, while “gurus” like Professor Timothy Leary were given television time to promote the drug to America’s youth.

From LSD in the 60s, to Cocaine in the 70s and 80s, to the recent Opium/Heroin epidemic, the CIA has a long history of pushing drugs onto the streets of America, using that money to further fund their operations. The intelligence agencies have historically taken part in drug smuggling (which was a specific tactic of the British Empire) and sex trafficking (slave trade) to not only further fund themselves and further demoralize and debase the population, causing destabilization.

It was during this time when the values presented to Americans via the television and film screen began to slowly degenerate and become increasingly violent, decadent, vapid, and hyper-sexualized. The prevalence and cultural acceptance of pornography (also pioneered and dominated by Jewish moguls) went hand-in-hand with the various “liberation” movements of the 60s and 70s, which were steered by Intelligence Agencies and promoted and inspired by various Jewish academics, psychologists, social activists and those working in the “culture industry” working in tandem with the various intelligence agencies.

A new culture was slowly being developed and promoted for America. It was done incrementally, over the course of a few generations, as it was understood that anything too far from the course would be rejected and rebelled against. In the course of 3-4 generations, we went from Beaver getting advice from his father to Miley Cyrus dressed as a doll and twerking on stage during prime time. The moral degradation of western culture with the progressive move into decadent materialism and Cultural Marxism didn’t “just happen”. At the end of the day, Joseph McCarthy was right.

So how does this sort of programming happen? The primary method of “attack” for weaponized media is to assault our definitions and perceptions of truth and reality. Once this becomes debased, the rest one can then be reprogrammed with a new reality. This is done in the sort of hard-core trauma-based mind control experiments done by Intelligence Agencies to create an individual that can be utilized as a dupe, patsy or even an assassin.  This is done by splintering an individual’s psyche through trauma. This is done in a more subtle way to the general public through television and the mass media.

Make no mistake, the terrorist attacks and mass shootings like 9-11 and Sandy Hook are a form of mass trauma-based programming that are partially or in some cases, completely staged productions for the media and public consumption in order to generate a sort of fear-based neurosis and obedience in the general public.

BEHAVIOR PLACEMENT

To quote former Jewish American Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, “It is not a matter of what is true that counts, but a matter of what is perceived to be true.”  To many, “truth” is nothing more than what allows them feel comfortable in their own skin; what they can “deal with”, and to many, that means believing what EVERYONE ELSE believes as truth- being safe in the majority.

Let’s recall Joe Biden’s earlier quote on Jewish leaders in the entertainment industry, and the implication that television and social media can be used to change the cultural values of a population. What this means is that the entertainment industry has the potential and the ability to shape what a society feels is right or wrong. This results in the ability of the media to shape what a society believes to be true or untrue, as most people nowadays use emotional reasoning, and will generally gravitate towards what they feel as “right” as being the ultimate truth.

So how is this done? The most effective propaganda is that which appeals directly to our emotions. If we look at the mind of a person, we can essentially break it down into three basic parts: conscious mind, subconscious mind, and unconscious mind. Our emotions and feelings tend to arise at the point where our conscious mind meets our subconscious mind. In our day-to-day life of work, family, and social lives, we are operating primarily in the realm of conscious mind as we conduct tasks, make decisions, and navigate reality.

However, when we sit down and “zone out” with out favorite television PROGRAM, we tend to stop performing all of those tasks of the conscious mind, which also serves as a sort of filter for information- a sort of “B.S. filter”. This is particularly true when we are watching something that is supposedly “pure entertainment” like a sitcom or a crime drama. We shut down our critical thinking centers and stop analyzing, just opening ourselves to the experience of being “entertained”. We let down our guard.

The unconscious mind responds to colors, symbols, archetypal imagery, and primal fears. Meanwhile the subconscious mind tends to respond to more complex emotional cues and triggers relating to personal experiences. Together they are the prime target of advertising and “behavior placement” in TV and films. It is the “guardian”, i.e. the conscious, critical-thinking mind being asleep, that allows the subconscious and the unconscious to be preyed upon. Archetypally this is akin to the man of the house being asleep while his wife and child are preyed upon, or the warriors of a tribe being put in a trance by a sorcerer while the women and children of the village are violated, abducted and murdered.

Those not familiar with the concept of behavior placement are more than likely familiar with product placement. This is where you will see, for example, the main character of your favorite TV show drinking a Coke, then see a commercial or two for Coke during that time slot as Coca-Cola is a sponsor of that program. The idea is that since you like and identify with your “TV friend” you will want to emulate them and drink Coke. Behavior placement works in a similar way, but in a slightly more complex fashion.

Again, we’ll use Joe Biden’s quote stating that programs like “Will and Grace” were what shaped the general public’s attitude about gay marriage as an example. This shaping of cultural perceptions is done through use of TV characters you grow to identify with and even “love”. You develop empathy for them and their situations. You think they’re “cool” and want to be like them in the same way a child adores and emulates puppets and cartoon characters.

It is through this empathy and identification with these characters that behavior placement happens. We form a make-believe friendship in our subconscious as we identify with the plights of the characters. We then may begin to take on the values and morals that they espouse to, just as we might tend to with any other real-life friend (that’s why mom didn’t want you hanging out with the “bad kids”).

We then may begin to identify with and even desire the world the program portrays as this simulated vicarious relationship develops. A well-known example of this is the “Hollywood Ending” that so many people want for every aspect of their lives. When watching a television program, you can rest assured that pretty much anything to do with politics, gender roles, and controversial social issues on a TV show would be considered behavior placement, as the “behavior” that the producers are wishing to place you into is the point-of-view and actions of the main characters or “heroes” (even though many modern TV “heroes” would not be considered so by traditional Western standards).

When I was doing door-to-door canvassing our primary goal was to appeal to the emotions of a prospective donor. In one particular organization I would come armed with a picture of our boss’ kid looking sickly juxtaposed next to a corporate CEO stating how much he made while children went unable to receive medical care. This simple imagery appealed to the emotional center of the person, and the objective was to bypass any sort of real sophisticated policy discussion about “who’s going to pay for this?” or “how is this going to be implemented?” which I’m sure many who financially supported “grassroots” efforts to get Obamacare may wish they had asked these sorts of questions.

THE ECHO CHAMBER

This method of shaping cultural opinion through media is often used to create perceptions in the public mind that the media establishment wishes them to perceive as “facts” and true events, again through appealing to emotional reasoning and the imposition of a brand of “morality”. Recent examples of this can be seen through the generation of memes through the mainstream as well as through social media regarding the Middle East refugee crisis, specifically with the comparison of “refugees” to Jews fleeing the “Holocaust” in World War II. This “refugee/holocaust” narrative is something the establishment mouthpieces are using to guilt Americans into “getting with the program“.

Recent articles out of The Huffington Post, The Nation, Politico, and The Chicago Tribune among others, ALL follow this particular talking point. Talking points are typically generated from a centralized source such as a government or corporate agency or think-tank and disseminated to the various news outlets. In this case, it appears the source of this particular “talking point” is current CEO of the Anti-Defamation League, Jonathan Greenblatt. Greenblatt called upon the spirit of Nazi-Jewish Persecution and the “Holocaust” in an attempt to guilt and shame the American people in his op-ed for the ADL’s own website entitled “Closing the Borders to Refugees: Wrong in the 1930s, and Wrong Today”:

…in January 1939 another poll asked whether the U.S. government should permit ‘10,000 refugee children from Germany—most of them Jewish—to be taken care of in American homes.’ An astounding and shameful 61 percent said no.

In May of 1939 the St. Louis carrying 937 German refugees—mostly Jews fleeing the Third Reich—set sail for Cuba. Most had applied for U.S. visas. Turned away from Cuba, as the St. Louis sailed so close to Florida that the passengers could see the lights from Miami, they appealed to President Roosevelt to give them safe harbor. With public opinion opposed to lifting the stringent immigration quotas or to make an exception for the ship’s passengers, the St. Louis returned to Europe. Almost a quarter of the passengers perished in the Holocaust.

Today, the world faces the largest refugee crisis since World War II. Almost 60 million people around the world have been forcibly displaced from their homes. The war in Syria, fueled by the unparalleled brutality of ISIS, is largely responsible for the spike. And once more—shamefully—there is a push for the United States to turn a blind eye to the suffering of refugees and shut our doors to those in need.”

It should be noted that Jewish American author, Robert I. Friedman highlighted in his book “Red Mafiya: How the Russian Mob Has Invaded America” that the Anti-Defamation League pressured and eventually convinced the FBI to call of investigations of individuals with known affiliation to the Jewish-Russian Mafia who also sought “refugee status” back in the 1970s, stating that doing so would be “anti-Semitic”. This is the same Anti-Defamation League that has had ties to the Jewish Mafia since the days when infamous Jewish American mobster, “Bugsy” Siegel established Las Vegas (now dominated by Jewish American billionaire Sheldon Adelson).

In this article we have mentioned the “refugee poll” where Americans voice a politically incorrect opinion. This is a meme that has been popping up all over social media these days thanks to “AJ+”, i.e. Al Jazeera for millennials. Al Jazeera being the news media organization owned by the government of Qatar– one of the oil-rich Arab Gulf States that is refusing to take refugees, while being linked to the funding of Islamic terror groups. Now we will use this refugee poll as an example showing how a meme on social media can be used to shape public opinion.

As the refugee poll begins to be spread around on social media, often initiated by the organization or individuals that originated it, it can then be amplified though the echo chamber that social media creates, making a new “meme”. This effect causes this the core message carried by the meme to become amplified; where it can then be promoted as well as enforced through a sort of peer-pressure, that social media and any other modern social institution inevitably creates. The pushers of the meme will then often shout down those who would disagree with ad-homonym attacks where the dissenter is ostracized and attacked as a racist, a Nazi, an anti-Semite, etc., etc., causing critics to be silenced out of fear of social ostracizing and embarrassment.

As an aside, it is may be worth noting that much of social media openly partners with U.S. Intelligence agencies to collect data on the general public while tracking the trends in public opinion through complex algorithms.

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It is ingrained into us to desire to “fit in”. This desire is so strong that many will change what they know to be right or wrong to simply “belong”. This starts at childhood with our family and is further refined through schooling and institutionalized peer-pressure. This is how the newly uploaded behavior/thought pattern, after being implanted into the subconscious of a large group of people takes root and becomes self-enforced as a sort of new cultural dogma or belief system. This is how human beings are trained what to think and feel.

We live in a bubble inside of a bubble. If the physical world is indeed holographic in nature, than the world the majority of us who live in modern culture experience life that is even more of an illusion. For multiple generations now, our beliefs, our culture, what we believe is and is not true about every aspect of the world has been defined to us by someone else who saw it in a movie somewhere. We have major news networks owned by major Hollywood movie studios (i.e. NBC-Universal). Does anyone see something wrong with this? Perhaps it is high time that we as a culture, as well as individuals, took a look at our ideas and our beliefs, while thinking of these words by psychotherapist and motivational speaker, Dr. Eldon Taylor:

We’ve come to a point in our lives where it’s fair to ask, ‘what was the last original thought (I) had?’ The way you walk, the way you talk, the vocabulary you use; all of these things are built into the expectation you have of yourself, based on the role you have chosen to play in the ‘theater’ of life, as it has been defined to you.

CONCLUSION

Years ago I had a brief debate with a friend who parroted a claim by his professor that art could only follow culture and not the other way around. I did not agree, although I did not have the understanding to articulate as I am here. Any serious study of the psychological effects of words, music, symbols, pictures, and movements on an individual or group would soon realize that was not the case. Visual arts, musical arts, and performing arts are all “art”, and all involve influencing the psyche of the viewer in some way to be effective. Anything that can reach into your psyche has the potential to influence it if allowed.

What is happening here is that another world is being created inside the one our physical bodies laugh, cry, work and love. An artificial bubble has been placed around us and is being continually upgraded. It is a media bubble that taps into, amplifies, steers and molds our fear and weakness. It gives us ideas and beliefs that we may not have otherwise held because we allowed ourselves to be weak and susceptible. It is a world of fear and illusion manifesting through our weakness.

Those who have the focus and concentration to project their mind in a unified manner with other “like minds” are building the world they perceive: a world that sees reality as a prison, rather than a classroom. People who live in this world don’t really want money, as many naively claim; they use money. But what they really want is pleasure and then power- that is the progression of greed and most people in modern society suffer from it. Power to rule the prison they perceive.

Recently I saw a discussion on whether there was a “conspiracy” of a few, or if it was the mental cluster known as “the mass mind” that was to blame for the hiding or “occulting” of certain knowledge or information. I will say that if we look at the “human as cell” model I presented earlier, it is both. If look at the example of a virus or other seemingly negative entity somehow coming into an existence in the BODY, we can see how this might be similar to the selfish and destructive individuals credited/blamed for the “disinformation program” accepted to the general public, and the desires and beliefs they adhere to.

There have ALWAYS been groups of individuals who kept certain knowledge from those not deemed ready to fully understand it.  That was a foundation for the ancient Mystery Schools and later Secret Societies like the Rosicrucians.  This hiding occulting of knowledge can be seen as good or bad depending on motivations.

Regardless, at the end of the day, it is the general public who is in a state where the virus; whatever you want to name it; can do its work and create a sort of viral cancer, causing the human “cells” to turn on each other and destroy themselves. But it is weakness and ill-health within the individual cells as well as their cell groups that allows the virus to take hold in the first place. The symptoms of an illness are simply the body trying to purge itself and bring itself back to balance. The same could be said of the suffering and “illness” in the individual as well as the collective humanity and all its components.

In the end, a society and its leaders will be reflections of one another, archetypally though it is the King who is ultimately responsible for living in accordance with the Law, so the people and the land don’t fall into ruin.  But the question becomes in this day and age; who is playing the role of the King?  Is it really those we have chosen, or allowed to lead us?

We are now at a point in history where any sort of natural aristocracy we had in the past has fallen into decay.  Perhaps it is now time for each of us to gather the strength to pick up the sword and scepter and become the King- the Sovereign who is master of himself and unchanged by external impulses and forces.

So next time you turn on the television, or go see a movie, or log on to social media, look at the various messages that are being pushed. Why might be a motive for pushing these messages? What might they be trying to say to you? What are they trying to get you to think or want or believe? Who would benefit from getting you to buy into or believe what is being presented?

Television and media in general is constantly advertising and “marketing”. If it is not actual products, its ideas and belief systems that others wish to impose upon us. So next time you watch your favorite TV shows or log onto social media, keep your critical thinking mind active and see what the program is trying to download into your consciousness. Or better yet, turn the TV off, log off Facebook and experience reality without having someone else define it for you.

Namaste and God Bless.