We need to stop the brainwashing of children that war is good, glamorous and full of integrity and honour. I was brought up on stories of WWII and good v evil as I played with my toy soldiers. When in second year of law degree I was head hunted by U.K. MoD. I thought at 20 it was a good and honourable thing. Two years army posting (so they could watch me and do deep background checks. I was promoted to political officer at command. Two years later promoted into press and disinformation then again to Director of Defence Policy all under 30. Then I became ill, started drinking. I couldn’t cope with the outright lies, not spin, lies I was writing in briefs for PM question time, the Secretary of State for Defence to release in the house, to MPs, papers, NATO, let alone the public. Documents shredded and burnt so unable to be released in the future to the public. Zero accountability. All sworn to secrecy and to the crown. People aren’t even aware there are security levels above Top Secret. Secret Memorandums of Understanding between countries. Like the not so secret one last year when U.K. and Australia formed a pact with the USA that when they go to war with China all three go. American land nukes on Australian soil and nuclear attack subs from U.K. and U.S. in pacific rim.

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You don't count the dead when god's on your side. -- Bob Dylan

You're in much deeper caa-caa when you actually believe in your own godhood -- America, Manifest Destiny

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Today is "President's Day" in the US (a national holiday), so here's a few "Presidential" thoughts:

1) George Washington Farewell address - beware foreign entanglements

"Why quit our own to stand upon foreign ground? Why, by interweaving our destiny with that of any part of Europe, entangle our peace and prosperity in the toils of European ambition, rivalship, interest, humor or caprice?

It is our true policy to steer clear of permanent alliances with any portion of the foreign world; so far, I mean, as we are now at liberty to do it; for let me not be understood as capable of patronizing infidelity to existing engagements. I hold the maxim no less applicable to public than to private affairs, that honesty is always the best policy. I repeat it, therefore, let those engagements be observed in their genuine sense. But, in my opinion, it is unnecessary and would be unwise to extend them."

2) FDR - excessive corporate power is Fascism

"The first truth is that the liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerate the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than their democratic state itself. That, in its essence, is Fascism—ownership of Government by an individual, by a group, or by any other controlling private power."

3) Eisenhower - dismantle the military industrial complex

"This conjunction of an immense military establishment and a large arms industry is new in the American experience. . . .Yet we must not fail to comprehend its grave implications. . . . In the councils of government, we must guard against the acquisition of unwarranted influence, whether sought or unsought, by the military-industrial complex. The potential for the disastrous rise of misplaced power exists and will persist."

4) JFK - “Those who make peaceful revolution impossible will make violent revolution inevitable."

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Thank you Caitlin. Excellent article!!!

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The geological record is full of extinct species that failed to adapt to changing circumstances. There is a distinct possibility of Homo sapiens joining them far too early. What's it to be, folks? The world's nastiest have congregated in Davos to espouse & engineer their 4th Reich bit but don't forget they include the major capitalists who have dragged us to this awesome do-or-die point in history where we stand at the perilous edge of the abyss. My guts tell me not all will die but many will whichever route we take, revolution/uprising or continue with the sleepwalking into a major genocidal event delivered through a hollow needle or thermonuclear war or genuine antibiotic-resistant epidemics or whatever! Personally, I want to bring that rotten global organised WEF criminal cartel down before it takes us down. We're too young to die! Do not go gentle into that good night... (Dylan Thomas)

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 The American Dream

You have to be asleep to believe it!!!


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In Palo Alto’s small opera house, you still can’t enter a performance without

-- a vaccination card proof and

-- without mask

A full year after both were officially discontinued in CA.....

And all these supposedly well-educated people meekly follow...

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Very enlightening.

Food for thought.

I have some friends, who I consider to be equally intelligent as yourself. In the last couple of years they have reversed their positions on the effects of man made climate change. They have scientific reasoning but a big part is propaganda.

Personally, I’m on the fence. However, given the heinous lies and blatant propaganda on all things Covid, which really was essentially a wealth, power and control grab, it seems likely that real or not, that’s what climate change will be used for.

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We must build parallel systems to circumvent these corrupted ones.

Let’s create a new decentralized 4th branch of government that is 100% controlled by the people and is used to hold corruption accountable. No one else is coming to save us.


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Insightful essay. 🎯

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#UkraineIsDestroyingTheDanubeDelta as we speak. no one cares. https://twitter.com/minfrastucture/status/1626545726766317568?s=20

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Every time I bring this up im either admonished by people like Jordan Peterson as this idea being abhorrent or I get uncomfortable silence and the faint sounds of crickets chirping in the calm absent night. Then the slinking away of the people of perposed intellect who can't face such an uncomfortable thought that might be more true than their self image can handle.

Humans might just possible be a form of planetary cancer, an anomaly of nature, just with a board of directors, where the meetings minuets reflect the basic drive of their species, devour everything, meeting adjourned.

Couple that with the clever manipulation of superstition fear and religion created by our opulent psycopath leaders and the mind of this cancer is indeed captured to the point it ignores the murder of its host organism and thus itself..

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This is a good discussion. Thanks. It pertains to a post I have in progress to be published later today.

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"We are perilously close to becoming the first species on Earth to go extinct due to propaganda."

I'll even go out on a limb and say human beings will be the ONLY species to ever go extinct due to propaganda. Unfortunately, we'll take out a lot of (if not all) innocent species with us once the nuke bombs drop. Therefore, it's time to put the nuclear football into the hands of those species we can trust never to use nukes. I'll go with the cats. Felines are self-absorbed and truly believe they're the greatest creature ever born, so they'd be perfect. They wouldn't blow themselves up and destroy all life on earth. They wouldn't have any birds to watch on Cat TV videos if they did. All hail our feline overlords!

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Government psychos understand that most citizens are mentally asleep. They go through their lives in a trance and seldom stop to smell the roses or enter a purposeful thought into their brain think patterns. Most citizens need someone to lead them or something to follow. Enter government "experts" to lead them by the nose.

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Yes your right about animals unless they get are social ones like ants . Be cautious means you live.

Time for to reassess what an advanced brain is and throw 90% of what we assume we are into the trash bin.

I’m optimistic myself this happening as I write.just looking around at events paraded by Mainstream Media as real news.

It’s actually pretty easy if you don’t have to explain yourself to those Media creatures of habit

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