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The Terrorists Weapon of Mass Destruction YOU Are Touching RIGHT NOW

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posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 09:59 AM
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The Terrorists Weapon of Mass Destruction YOU Are Touching RIGHT NOW

Hello again ATS!

Many years ago, a quiet afternoons peaceful silence was shattered as shots rang out just outside of the Washington Hilton Hotel in Washington, D.C. A man named John Hinckley, Jr. had attempted to assassinate Ronald Reagan, the then President of the United States. The President was shot in the chest and three others had been injured as well. One of them being then Presidential Press Secretary James Brady, the namesake of The Brady Bill.

This event was the culminating event in a long term series of events which included the assassinations of a sitting US President, a Presidential Candidate, the first openly gay politician in the US, Civil Rights leaders, and many others. Lawmakers of the era had seen and survived many such senseless attacks and were determined to put a stop to it.

During this period of time the term "assault weapon" came into vogue.

It was also during this period that the United States was funneling money into Pakistan to assist the "Freedom fighters" - the muhajadeen - in their war against Russian tyranny and invasion.

A number of years later the man who nearly became President on that quiet morning of the shooting, now did sit in the chair of the Chief Executive when he ordered American planes to begin a campaign of "Shock and awe" against the nation of Iraq.

In 2001 much of the above came home to roost as we all watched the horrific sight of two buildings falling. Even though a previous attempt had been made upon those buildings, and the nightly news often showed us images of bombings from places far away, like Israel. Suddenly the word "terrorist" entered our collective and daily lexicon.

This tipped the first domino in a period of fourteen years of change for the western world. During that time our police have become militarized, our laws have become increasingly restrictive and in conflict with both the Constitution of our nation and the spirit which it represents and our tolerance for intrusions, previously unfathomable, has now become commonplace and rote. In the name of safety we have forsaken our core values and have been forced to place our trust in mechanisms and agencies that we can barely keep track of yet monitor. There are now so many regulatory and law enforcement agencies in the US that one actually has to go to multiple sources just to find the majority of them. It stands to reason, at this point, that there are also actors and entities extant that we are not aware of due to the ever present steel curtain of national security.

Terrorism is now part of our lives, daily. Many of us live in some level of fear or concern that we might be perceived as "suspicious" - that we might trigger some code seeking algorythm in Utah and end up "on the radar". Twenty years ago these thoughts were the sole domain of the paranoid delusional. Today they are legitimate worries for everyone who uses digital media. And that is 100% of those reading these words.

Over the years we've been conditioned to think "terrorist" simply from certain imagery or phrases... Hijack, AK-47, bomb, dirty bomb, Jihad etc. - things that we associate negatively for $2000.00 Alex...

For many months I have publicly been trying to tie many thoughts together into a cohesive theory - and I think I have finally succeeded. The last piece of the puzzle, for me was this thread by ATS member Flyersfan discussing a Cyberattack upon France that is currently being blamed upon "Islamic hackers"

Yeah, you know those Islamic hackers we've heard so much about. The ones that we've watched Seal teams pass by as they went from village to village clearing out the mud huts. THOSE Islamic hackers. The ones we've been discussing for years and years. ( Ahem... ORWELL ).

And it hit me. I cannot currently go purchase a fully automatic AK-47 because that is what terrorists use. There is no need for such a device except terrorism. That is what we are told.

The copy of The Anarchists Cookbook I had a few decades back is now considered munitions and terrorist paraphenalia that could get me locked up for a very, very long time if I still possessed it. After all, knowing how to improvise field combat devices is nothing a law abiding person would care to know - only dirty, dirty terrorists.

The Government keeps arguing against encryption. Why? Well it certaintly cannot be due to the fact that we might want our more intimate conversations or pictures to be safe - NOPE - it's a tool of terrorism existing only to keep Big Brother from being able to see the details of your horrible plot. That is the only rational answer, right? Well so says certain law enforcement entities.

And now we're here...

What has been the common denominator in just about every tragedy over the past two to three years,domestic and abroad - man-made and natural? I'll give you a clue - you're using it right now. You're reading it. The Internet. Even through the rampant divide and conquer tactics employed and the massive gulf between ideologies that has been created, nurtured, and manipulated - we still all share this one thing. The Internet.it is the last bastion of commonality. It is, ironically, the last honest mechanism available to the masses. The last place where one can get multiple views of the same idea.

It is documented fact and well known that the US Government - as did others - went into the business of forum spying and manipulating a year or two back ( they've been here the whole time, but just didn't have enough popular opinion on their side to openly admit it until recently - cuz terror you know ). They came, at first, to watch and to make sure nobody crossed any lines by posting an intent to do bad things. Then they realized that they could provoke people into admitting to wanting to do bad things or into actually doing them...

And then they realized that they could literally alter our perception of everything. They could make us believe the absurd and utterly rebuke the woefully obvious.

Shortly after that the prohibition upon domestic propaganda was lifted and it was on like Donkey Kong. A whole new level of the game opened up. A brave new world, if you will. Farenheit 451 on a digital level.Suddenly the news began reporting on hacker groups and now they were shutting down websites left and right - never mind the fact that the US Government had just previously gone on the largest hacker recruiting drive in history and had built what amounts to the most powerful surveillance and hacking system in our hemisphere. Nope. Do NOT look at that stuff - remember, remember, blame the fifth of November...

Then came a series of so-called "whistleblowers" who told us what we already knew - that we were being tracked by Uncle Sam and by some HUGE companies.

Then came admissions, excuses, additions to the spying programs and Cyberwarfare capabilities...

And through it all the attacks become more and more frequent, more and more powerful, and more and more commonplace.




posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:00 AM
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You know, terrorism.

Are you there yet? Are you seeing the picture? Your keyboard and an AK-47 being seen as equal in the eyes of a programmed population? The Intenet being put under direct and strict control, globally, because it is a weapon of mass destruction - a tool of terrorism? People clamoring for it because their precious Facebook froze up for an entire day last week? The fear mongering that some terrorist organization might have your credit card number or, for the love of God, might have created a worm or virus that just cannot be stopped!!!! Obviously there is a GREAT need to get these things under control and to do so right away!

Doubt that there is veracity here? Click my name and read many of the threads I have written over the past two to three years. SkepticOverlord, the site owner, also has a passion for this subject and has a nice collection of information posted under his account as well. Here is an RSS feed that just gives you a taste of what is happening and at the pace with which it is happening.

If you're not there yet, give it awhile. You'll see it. They want you to. They need you to.

In closing I now believe I was absolutely correct in assuming that World War Three has already started and that it will be a digital war. What I had not yet figured out is that this war is like no other in history. This war is governments, acting in concert with corporations to attack the worlds population for profit and for control of information. Knowledge is power you know.Whoever can control access to that knowledge can control our very thought processes, our understanding of the world, our notions of history, and just about everything else.



Welcome to INGSOC folks. We are there and it is happening even as you read these words on your terrorist device through terrorist networks.

Thanks for reading.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:10 AM
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I wonder what the original architects of the internet think about this current manifestation of the internet? You and your OP has put something into my head in regards to something Vallee said that I could not really define much less understand yet your op gave me a glimpse into that, that phrase he used was "the control system" I know that it has been discussed before in different contexts mainly in the ufology circles but I think it is more apt to be used under this context as well. I am again at a loss of words to describe what I think about it, I apologize for that.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:13 AM
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What about the computer war for peoples minds? Isn't that a form of information terror? If the truth gets out about some propaganda, thats just as destructive to the Matrix style control they want over our understanding of world events.

The pen is mightier than the sword.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:18 AM
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a reply to: Hefficide


never mind the fact that the US Government had just previously gone on the largest hacker recruiting drive in history



Do as we say... Not as we do!!!

Obey...

Comply...

Let us not entertain any outrageous conspiracy theories...

You are either with us, or you are with the terrorists...





There is no in between...
There is no grey...
Just black & white...



Government is the New Age God...
& everyone is a Sinner...




They're trying to take us back to B.C...
Binary Code...

Sounds like gibberish...

If you know, you know...
If you don't, you will!!!




This is World War Free Your Mind!!!
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posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:24 AM
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a reply to: CharlieSpeirs



Your post reminds me of the words sung by System of a Down



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:30 AM
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a reply to: Brotherman

Dare I say, great minds think alike



I often growl as well...


Usually when thinking about the implications of OPs like Heff's!


Where gonna go to prison... Very relevant indeed!


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posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:33 AM
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Some of George W. Bush's State of the Union addresses read like they were taken directly out of Nineteen-Eighty-Four. Obama isn't much better, in fact he might be even more in line with the INGSOC label, as the Proles seem to think he is a Socialist.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:36 AM
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a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

I am under the belief that all great technological advancements become an instrument of war either right away or eventually. The internet is now a window into the minds of people which is in fact the greatest weapon of all time. We have no choice anymore to some way be connected, it is very dangerous indeed.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:36 AM
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The Terrorists Weapon of Mass Destruction YOU Are Touching RIGHT NOW

I have no doubt that there is a massive world war going on right now in cyberspace. And that effects everything on the planet ... like all the banking and information systems which effect us IRL. Whoever owns and runs cyberspace, runs the planet.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:42 AM
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a reply to: Brotherman

I think the great thing is all the computer savvy people on the side of good...


Here's my analogy...

Each website is a book...

Now if people wanted rid of books, burn the library & every book is gone...

I don't believe the Internet can be burned entirely...

Especially with the comp experts worldwide...




It's definitely a dangerous time we face...

& I dread the day I wake up to find that ATS & similar have been treated like books in Nazi Germany...


All I can do is pray that doesn't happen & that those who are savvy enough protect these places.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 10:55 AM
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a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

I would like to believe that the next incarnation of the internet will be the unifying factor that connects all people. What will happen when all of the greatest minds on the earth become connected, I think it is only a matter of time. As it is right now if this tool can be used as a divisive property it also has the power to create a unifying system as well. As it is there are powers that use it to unify and strengthen their information influx and divide, cause fear, and alter perceptions. This also leaves open the possibility to create an adverse situation of this, it is only a matter of time before this starts happening IMO one can hope for this, ATS is one of those places where people unify, it is up to all people to do the same. Shamefully though even if this does happen it still fosters the us versus them mentality, again hopefully one day this will change as the power vacuum reaches a stable place and these greater minds collectively find a way to disrupt it and provide something much more responsible.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 11:01 AM
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originally posted by: Brotherman
a reply to: CharlieSpeirs

I am under the belief that all great technological advancements become an instrument of war either right away or eventually. The internet is now a window into the minds of people which is in fact the greatest weapon of all time. We have no choice anymore to some way be connected, it is very dangerous indeed.


And, indeed, so many technological and scientific advancements were developed AS weapons of war.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 11:03 AM
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Blackmail is the new chain mail. Your best defense isn't how many tanks or boots are on the ground, it's the effectiveness of your cyber warfare division. Once certain information gets released about your enemy and can be verified, a country can implode under the weight of it's own disgruntled citizens. Politicians do it all the time to each other.


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posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 11:11 AM
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Good post OP ..Yea it's here and there ,it's every where .Had to happen because so many people don't want the paper anymore . Don't want to sit through the nightly news and cant stand the propaganda anymore .This new medium will actually allow you to shout back in text . But it is still a great tool to try and find the bigger pictures we could not get other wise . Posts like yours may reach so many more people then you might imagine and are able to create a silent revolution .

The most dangerous groups are the silent ones that cant be measured and can be feared the most . History teaches us that lone individuals like a Gandi ,or a Martin Luther can topple large beast and ideas .It's the many lone individuals spread out over the earth that have been figuring it out that will make the difference in the end . One word can do great damage to a house of cards . Tks and peace



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 11:18 AM
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off-topic post removed to prevent thread-drift


 



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 11:20 AM
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a reply to: Hefficide





This war is governments, acting in concert with corporations to attack the worlds population for profit and for control of information. Knowledge is power you know.Whoever can control access to that knowledge can control our very thought processes, our understanding of the world, our notions of history, and just about everything else.


THat is the illusion we like to tell Our selves.

The governments are just as lost as moste of us are when it comes to terrorism of any kind. The government dont have unrestircted acces to do what they want, The government dont have unrestiricted acces to information, The government dont have unrestiricted acces to Technology. Or to travel.
There is only one who have unrestricted acces to everything and that can practically do what ever they want out side anyonce laws. That is Pentagon. Our governemt is never more informed than what Pentegon reveals and want to tell Our government.

Our Secret services act much like Our governments Big Brother. Our government cant roll over and barck unless its Big Brother gives the command.


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posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 11:23 AM
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Your poignant words


Knowledge is power you know.Whoever can control access to that knowledge can control our very thought processes, our understanding of the world, our notions of history, and just about everything else.


"And just about everything else." If we can hold with the concept that our thoughts make us who we are, then who we are becomes the product of those who control the information. And if not you or me, or any other person here it is only a short matter of time until all uncontrolled thought and people's very concepts of who they are themselves are brought into line. One generation more maybe.



posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 11:24 AM
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Cyber war is ongoing. Silencing facts and events it is ongoing right now. I can prove that.
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posted on Jan, 15 2015 @ 11:39 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr
What about the computer war for peoples minds? Isn't that a form of information terror? If the truth gets out about some propaganda, thats just as destructive to the Matrix style control they want over our understanding of world events.

The pen is mightier than the sword.

The only thing there, is that once Snowden went public, it did become a public pros and cons discussion along the lines of, "If you have done nothing wrong, you have nothing to worry about" as blathered out by British foreign scretary, William Hague. Since that TV has been trotting out well known faces, who, "Don't mind" intrusions on their privacy for the greater good against terrorism and that they are in safe hands ala William Hague speak.
The plain and simple truth is that you couldn't trust politicians and spooks as far as you can throw them, and they can and will do you harm if necessary. Yeuuuuk!



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