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Let me tell you why you're here. You're here because you know something. What you know you can't explain, but you feel it. You've felt it your entire life, that there's something wrong with the world. You don't know what it is, but it's there, like a splinter in your mind, driving you mad. It is this feeling that has brought you to me. Do you know what I'm talking about?
"Reducing the number of revolutions per minute," Mr. Foster explained. "The surrogate goes round slower; therefore passes through the lung at longer intervals; therefore gives the embryo less oxygen. Nothing like oxygen-shortage for keeping an embryo below par." Again he rubbed his hands.
"But why do you want to keep the embryo below par?" asked an ingenuous student.
"Ass!" said the Director, breaking a long silence. "Hasn't it occurred to you that an Epsilon embryo must have an Epsilon environment as well as an Epsilon heredity?"
The really hopeless victims of mental illness are to be found among those who appear to be most normal. "Many of them are normal because they are so well adjusted to our mode of existence, because their human voice has been silenced so early in their lives, that they do not even struggle or suffer or develop symptoms as the neurotic does." They are normal not in what may be called the absolute sense of the word; they are normal only in relation to a profoundly abnormal society. Their perfect adjustment to that abnormal society is a measure of their mental sickness.
A presidential candidate may be "drafted" in response to "overwhelming popular demand," but it is well known that his name may be decided upon by half a dozen men sitting around a table in a hotel room.
The powers of financial capitalism had [a] far-reaching aim, nothing less than to create a world system of financial control in private hands able to dominate the political system of each country and the economy of the world as a whole. This system was to be controlled in a feudalist fashion by the central banks of the world acting in concert, by secret agreements arrived at in frequent private meetings and conferences. The apex of the system was to be the Bank for International Settlements in Basel, Switzerland, a private bank owned and controlled by the world's central banks which were themselves private corporations.
'Who controls the past,' ran the Party slogan, 'controls the future: who controls the present controls the past.' And yet the past, though of its nature alterable, never had been altered. Whatever was true now was true from everlasting to everlasting. It was quite simple. All that was needed was an unending series of victories over your own memory.
Media: Keep the adult public attention diverted away from the real social issues, and captivated by matters of no real importance.
Schools: Keep the young public ignorant of real mathematics, real economics, real law, and real history.
Entertainment: Keep the public entertainment below a sixth-grade level.
Work: Keep the public busy, busy, busy, with no time to think; back on the farm with the other animals.
reply to post by therealguyfawkes
Most of this nonsense goes away we we start getting off this rock, out of this gravity prison.
There is no TPTB, or "They" out in the vastness of the Universe.
You're quibbling about people problems.
Get away from the people.
Plant your own flag in your own bit of rock. Stick some engines on it, and go places.
The Universe is a big place.
Take friends with.
It's that simple.
It might take a hundred years to get off planet, but, there's age regression technologies around the corner such to give anyone with the patience and drive long enough to wait out feasible practical self maintaining sustainable synthetic replacement bodies.
Get a synthetic replacement body, and the next million years is yours to do with what you want, so, then, kick this rock to the curb and go places once you've got a body that won't be so fragile or dependent on things like food, air, life support systems, and the other fragilities and neediness of biology.
There won't be any TPTB out in the vastness of the Galaxy and greater Universe.
Even if there is, pick a direction they're not, and go THERE.
All this TPTB stuff is quibbling over the haves and have nots.
It's people problems.
Get away from the people. Problem solved.
Do you honestly believe they're going to let ordinary folk be free enough to leave this planet! They're ALREADY locking us down.
As for tech that will prolong life, well, again I ask, do you really beleive they'll let us ordinary folk get our hands on it?
They're in the process of thining us out so that they can have the planet for themselves, they dont need us anymore!
reply to post by AliceBleachWhite
Awesome opinion and its always good to have a perspective that extends past this life... but before leaving this world, maybe we should concern ourselves about removing the slaveowners so that the next generations won't have to inherit a prison-planet of indentured servitude to psychopaths.
It's time to free humanity, and the battle has already begun.
So did you have any books you wanted to recommend for free men to read, or did you just want to try and run this train off the rails?
RULE 12: Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.” Cut off the support network and isolate the target from sympathy. Go after people and not institutions; people hurt faster than institutions. (This is cruel, but very effective. Direct, personalized criticism and ridicule works.)
-“If you tell a big enough lie and tell it frequently enough, it will be believed.”
-“What luck for rulers that men do not think.”
Whatever the merits of the violent option, however, one point is clear. By placing confidence in violent means, one has chosen the very type of struggle with which the oppressors nearly always have superiority. The dictators are equipped to apply violence overwhelmingly.... Persons hostile to dictatorships should look for another option.
OP, great thread, great read, we need to somehow make all the hidden knowledge available to everyone and for free.
Universities are storehouses of "forbidden", and "hidden" knowledge.
reply to post by AliceBleachWhite
This is a really weak attempt to derail a thread.
No, they are not, they are 'storehouses' of existing known knowledge.
I believe there are more unknown knowledge behind closed doors in labs, testing facilities etc.
In fact, I believe right now, somewhere, there are group or groups of smart people, I refused to call them scientists, recruits for the 'elite' of our society, making knew knowledge happen for their scum masters and for their agenda.
Our world is in chaos, it's falling apart (Do you see it?), just from the simple fact that vast amount of people are illiterate and there are more to come.
Everyone has an implanted desire to learn, we just need to make sure everyone gets knowledge for free.
Every new knowledge should be automatically made available to the public to serve the purpose of human prosperity.