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Forum Post: The Desire to Be Ruled

Posted 6 years ago on Nov. 16, 2014, 2:49 p.m. EST by turbocharger (1756)
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That is what we are living in. Lets stop this nonsense where the ability to choose which elitist corporate political hack gets to make rules that I have to live under is some great aspect of our lives.

Like, oh my, how lucky of me!! You scumbags provided me with two choices on how Id like to get fucked five ways to friday? Well, let me get on the ground and kiss your feet of freedom.

Humanity. Gotta love em.



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[-] 4 points by pigeonlady (284) from Brooklyn, NY 6 years ago

Perhaps something in us wants to desperately believe that we CAN have faith in something external, that the belief is not misplaced, that there is indeed someone in 'power' who wishes to truly serve and aid and this time they will be elected. Sort of like waiting for the messiah. Actually faith in a higher power is better than faith in the tangible but severely mentally impeded, emotionally retarded, sociopathic inhuman 'humans' who somehow find only the time to whine to be elected and hope we get election amnesia and forget what they promise to do and content ourselves with an unpleasant reality until 'next time'. How's that? Remember that old saw about insanity, doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting a different outcome? That rather explains the electoral processes. And there is no political messiah.

[-] 4 points by Renneye (3874) 6 years ago

~"...the writer George Bernard Shaw, prescribed exactly such a course a century ago, when he was asked for his reaction to the outbreak of another lunacy known as the Great War to “end all wars”. (Remember?)

George calmly said to the reporter,

“Soldiers on both sides should shoot their officers and go home”.

Later, the cheeky Irishman commented that the best way to bring down the rich and mighty was to laugh at them. For it is undeniable that something is shaken loose by doing so: not just the stupid and unwarranted air of legitimacy surrounding the psychopaths who rule us and tell us what to believe, but that thing within ourselves that plays along with the great dissociation and believes that yes, might must make right, and the butchers do have a good side, after all."~

From; http://kevinannett.com/

Also very interesting. ~ www.itccs.org ~ It's not hard to see how convoluted and overlapped these issues are in how political control is kept and choices are then narrowed for the populace.

In my opinion, MUCH more needs to be exposed if we are EVER to be able to rule ourselves collectively and cooperatively as a "People's Society".

I so respect people like Kevin Annett who risk life and limb to get the word out. Also, who forge ahead, and, not only, stand bravely behind their convictions, but also act on their convictions, and set up a new society without fear of current laws standing in the way. ie ~ "The Republic of Kanata"

Kudos, Kevin Annett

[-] 3 points by spinoza34 (400) 6 years ago

It's funny, but unlike Renneye, my favorite poet has always been Thoreau, even though I don't think I have read his poems. After committing civil disobedience by not paying a poll tax which he believed funded an unjust war, he landed in jail... Upon a visit, Emerson asked him, Henry "What are you doing in there?" Thoreau replied, "Waldo, the question is; What are you doing out there?"

Last night, I watched Shock Doctrine again, and then watched and read some clips about Bernays and Ivy Lee again. In order to understand where we go from here, to me it's paramount to understand how we got here. I suggest that you view this link, do some more reseach and view SD too... over a bottle of wine...err and, you may want more wine after all this when you realize again how shitty things are (as YOU have correctly suspected!)...lol* But just remember, like you... and the young lady both, there are some really good people sacrificing their time and energy to make this a better World. You should be buoyed by that. I am.


[-] 2 points by JPB950 (2254) 6 years ago

The electorate is too lazy to care. We don't hold our politicians to their word and won't take the time to educate ourselves about the issues or find better representatives. The population is given just enough "free stuff" to be kept mollified. As long as that's the case there aren't going to be enough people willing to force change.

[-] 1 points by turbocharger (1756) 6 years ago

Unfortunately you are probably right.