In short, the main problem with our society is that our education system is designed to instill obedience, and it has done so extremely well. We have willingly consumed propaganda to the point where our hypnosis has turned us into servants of totalitarian regimes:
“The political philosopher Sheldon Wolin uses the term inverted totalitarianism in his book Democracy Incorporated to describe our political system. In inverted totalitarianism, the sophisticated technologies of corporate control, intimidation, and mass manipulation, which far surpass those employed by previous totalitarian states, are effectively masked by the glitter, noise, and abundance of a consumer society.”
Bill Hicks – JFK
Further information on the JFK assassination at: “Oswald, the CIA, and Mexico City”, and “The Death Of John Kennedy: The Media helped sell the lie of the lone assassin”.
We have allowed poverty and inequality to flourish by believing in Wall Street’s mantra, practicing accounting magic of indefinite growth, and normalizing scarcity based economics. We’ve come to believe that the world is less violent now than at any other time in history while we’re permanently scorching large segments of the earth. We have allowed ourselves to be surveilled for our own security. Our might has allowed us to state that we stand for peace and justice when waging war, and that war crimes are only war crimes (2) when others commit them. We call genocide ‘defense’ (2). We mimic and worship psychopaths and are unabashedly proud of our achievements as we create sacrifice zones to feed our addictions.
“We will leave behind, after our defeats, wreckage and death, the contagion of violence and hatred, unending grief, and millions of children who were brutalized and robbed of their childhood. Americans who did not suffer will forget. People maimed physically or psychologically by the violence, especially the Iraqi and Afghan children, will never escape. Time and memory will play their usual tricks. Those who endured war will begin to wonder, years from now, what was real and what was not. And those who did not taste of war’s noxious poison will stop wondering at all.” – Chris Hedges, “Pity the Children”
By 2012, 55% of the world’s refugees came from five countries, all of which we have bombed ‘back to the stone age’ (2): Afghanistan, Somalia, Iraq, Syria and Sudan. Yet, we are not the primary providers of sanctuary for the tens of millions of refugees that we have created. On the contrary, majority of the countries waging war on these nations have turned their backs on their victims:
[Continued at chycho]
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