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The globalists with their Great Reset strategies are making a bet: That the global powers can re-order things without revolution. And so they are using a variety of tools — economic, social, legal — to contain the outrage that the pain will bring. (I use the term “legal” not to suggest “just” or “correct”, only to refer to the system that has been used to control disorder.) And pain it will be.
Authoritarians rely on two human characteristics: (1) when you have nothing more to lose, you follow the orders of anyone that will make things better for you, and (2) when you have a lot to lose, you curry favor with whomever can take it away from you. The problem facing the Great Resetters was that notwithstanding the great wealth gaps, the number of people in the middle — the ones who benefitted the most from a fair and free market — had grown too big, too independent for authoritarian control. The middle obtained the least benefit from authoritarian control, thus tended to resist it. And so it was that the middle needed to be tamed and brought to heel. This could be accomplished in one of two ways consistent with the two human characteristics listed above: (1) impoverish the comfortable, and (2) reward the compliant. Like George Orwell’s 1984, the end state was to be in one of two camps: the Party or the proles. Everyone in the Party would do anything to avoid being consigned to a being a prole; the proles lived in relative freedom in their subordinated state so long as they did nothing to come to the notice of the Party.
The Great Resetters are using “breaking” to get what they want. Everything is under stress. No stable system is to be left untouched if it is not already under authoritarian control. That is the strategy, the only question is how to control the outcome. (It is inherent in an authoritarian mindset to accept as an article of faith that the outcome can be controlled.) And although that faith is not justified, it does not mean that the authoritarians will not succeed.
Caitlin Johnstone, in her online post, Imperial Narrative Control Has Five Distinct Elements, lays out the plan to control the potential for blowback against the Great Resetters:
All of our world’s worst problems are created by the powerful. The powerful will keep creating those problems until ordinary people use their superior numbers to make them stop. Ordinary people don’t use their superior numbers to stop the powerful because the powerful are continuously manipulating people’s understanding of what’s going on.
The powerful manipulate the dominant narratives of our society in approximately five major ways: propaganda, censorship, Silicon Valley algorithm manipulation, government secrecy, and the war on journalism. Like the fingers on a hand they are distinct from each other and each play their own role, but they’re all part of the same thing and work together toward the same goal. They’re all just different aspects of the US-centralized empire’s narrative control system.
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Propaganda is the empire’s narrative creation system. While the other four elements of imperial narrative control are geared mostly toward preventing inconvenient narratives from circulating, propaganda is the means by which the empire generates narratives which benefit it.
Propaganda is geared toward putting narratives favorable to the oligarchic empire in front of people, while censorship is all about keeping unfavorable narratives away from public vision. We’ve long seen this expressed in the way the mass media simply refuse to give any platform or voice to critics of capitalism and imperialism, but imperial narrative management has required a whole new order of censorship since internet access became widely available.
Silicon Valley algorithm manipulation does more damage than overt forms of online censorship, because its consequences are much more far-reaching and because people don’t even know it’s happening. When Google changed its algorithms to ensure that leftist and antiwar media outlets ranked much lower in search results than they used to, it influenced the way millions of people gather information about the most important issues in the world. And hardly anyone ever knew it happened.
Like censorship, government secrecy is another way the empire prevents inconvenient narratives from entering public awareness. By classifying information on the basis of “national security”, the empire prevents unauthorized narratives before they even get off the ground. As Julian Assange once said, “The overwhelming majority of information is classified to protect political security, not national security.”
Lastly, in order to effectively control the dominant narratives about the world, the empire needs to wage a war on disobedient journalism. We’ve seen this unfold in various ways over the years, but right now none are so clear as the US empire’s persecution of Julian Assange.
The goal of the Assange case is to establish a legal precedent for extraditing any journalist or publisher anywhere in the world who tries to get around US government secrecy. Once a precedent has been set and consent has been manufactured, the war on journalism can really get going.
All of these five points are used to control the way people see, think about, and talk about their world, thereby controlling how they act and how they vote at mass scale. This enables the powerful to maintain an entirely enslaved populace which never tries to escape its enslavement, because it thinks it is already free.
There is actually a sixth point that is an overlay to the five-point strategy: altering the meaning of words themselves to control thought. George Orwell highlighted this phenomenon…
‘Don’t you see that the whole aim of Newspeak is to narrow the range of thought? In the end we shall make thoughtcrime literally impossible, because there will be no words in which to express it.
Without thoughtcrime, there can be no resistance.
The Great Resetters are making a big bet. Possibly the biggest of all. That they can order things to their liking before the masses revolt. If they lose their bet (and it is the only way they lose their bet), the results will be a cataclysm beyond anything the world has seen since the extinction of the dinosaurs.Published in