posted on Dec, 18 2013 @ 06:13 AM
All of this surveillance nonsense is unfortunately indicative of the system running wild and the levels of paranoia that follow. After the initial
setup, the obvious follow up is always going to be, if there are a few bad guys out there that we know of, who else is there? So the surveillance is
widened and more levels of secrecy are created as the surveillance expands into higher and higher levels of society and ultimately government. After
all, you can't have people at the bottom levels knowing what those at the top know, so there has to be a hierarchy drawn up as the levels of
information get ever more "sensitive".
Ultimately, as everyone becomes a target of surveillance, even at the very top levels of government, they'll even turn on each other as they then
become even more paranoid as they realize that even being part of the surveillance system doesn't make them immune from it's reach, and all
oversight is pointless as the levels of secrecy overtake the theoretical chain of command.
Of course, with the level of information gathering then possible, there comes with it power, both political and financial and the opportunity for
blackmail of high level officials and a lot of insider trading on the markets.
The whole system is a criminal enterprise on a massive scale and does nothing to protect the country and it's citizens from harm, but is geared to
cover up misdeeds for later political and financial leverage and to smear or harass anyone who questions it. The ordinary citizens neither need it,
benefit from it or ever get to see the information the surveillance gathers, but instead come to fear it as a means of control by the state. But
isn't that the whole point of it? To keep us fearful of dissent against those that control it?