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Thatcher and Trump refused to give the automatic respect many academics feel is their due. They gave the impression that they could see right through us, an uncomfortable feeling.
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2 core precepts:everyone is the hero of their own movie. humans almost never believe they are the bad guy and will go to great lengths to avoid doing so.devoid of demonstrable external reference, all motion is relative and my moving rapidly away from you appears no different to me that you moving rapidly way from me.
propensity to edit or misattribute evidence is directly proportional to the intensity with which people held their initial beliefs. those with lightly held convictions find them easy to change. those whose ideals and ideologies have been inextricably woven into the warp and weft of their identities find it nearly impossible. they are chained to the mast of the good ship dogmatism and will perform virtually any mental gymnastic to avoid admitting or even recognizing that they have steered it into an iceberg.in the end, what this means is that those who begin as ideologues and build “activist identities” become more and more convinced of how right they are when exposed to evidence of being wrong and the more obviously wrong they are, the more intense the new convictions, assumptions, and delusions must be to overcome the evidence of their eyes and ears to preserve their sense of self. ...this is how the people wrecking the world become ever more sure that they are saving it.but here’s the fun twist: as they are propelled ever faster toward extremism in order to defend the priors that underpin their sense of self, they do not experience it as movement.they think they are standing still.
i never trusted government a whole lot, but i did trust them to stay within certain bounds of misbehavior.but then it overstepped them. everywhere. at once. 2020 was some sort of dinner bell to push endlessly and aggressively on all fronts in unison and 2021 made it worse.obviously, this had been building for some time, but in 2020, it changed radically and i changed in response. i think a lot of us did. reluctantly, many of us went to battle because we simply could not abide what we were seeing.but it’s not my identity and i never want it to be.it’s what i am doing because it needs to be done i (and i suspect many others) would be glad to have it over and done with as well.this is not a basis for sense of self that most pushing back crave. it’s a chore that needs doing, an augean stables that needs mucking out.i am most assuredly more polarized than i was, but i also know this about myself. i can still see where i was and i’d like to go back albeit with some real changes to what power the state is allowed to have.you can see it it in the “drift from position” measures. those wanting to be left alone may be driven to more active impulse by greater depredations, but the base desire is more or less the same. it’s just “this is a new way you have threatened or trespassed upon me, so i will find a way to stop it.”but the folks succumbing to the authoritarian impulse of “rule by expert and ideologue” lack this sort of polestar. they have no idea how far or fast they have moved. ...suddenly public health thinks it can lock you down, mask you up, jab you with experimental drugs, close the borders, close the schools, abate your rent, and ban you from social media if you disagree. many openly envy china’s ability to ignore human rights entirely to do so. the NIH publishes racist screeds.
how does one even speak to people so mazed in funhouse mirrors of other-abnegating self-regard that evidence of error becomes validation of belief and that their own wild radicalization serves as incontrovertible proof of yours? ...these dictatorial departures from practice and reason justified with ever accelerating fabulism and accusation are not fooling the center.each new outrage just pushes more people into the “wow, i need to defend myself from this” camp.it galvanizes resistance.it galvanizes action.the path to success for those who would see their liberty regained and retained is in ignoring the extremists and embracing the “silent majority” as it is wakened by the whip hands assailing it: those who were “not political” but become so in self defense.this is the true core and measure of a society: the reluctant warrior who never sought battle but will rise in defense of the right to self-determination and the pursuit of happiness.that and only that is its ultimate guarantor.direct conflict with the deeply deluded yields nothing. it only makes them more extreme and more delusional. the answer cannot lie there.it lies instead in reaching out to the center and welcoming them to the new overton window from which the mud has been cleared so that as they peer through it, they join in the grand undertaking of peaceful but implacable rollback of the bureaucratic and technocratic state.
Side-by-side comparisonSeatbelts:• Work;• Can save your life in a crash;• Are made out of a densely woven nylon of some sort;• Don’t cause myocarditis;• Don’t really generate a lot of revenue.Covid-19 shots:• Do not work;• Cause myocarditis;• Have killed over 30,000 people since Dec. 2020;• Cause strokes, heart attacks, miscarriages, thrombocytopenia, shingles, etc.• Make Pharma very very rich;• are destroying the developed world.So basically they are two completely different and unrelated products. Thank you for coming to my TED Talk.Someone call the DSM peopleI think at this point we have to conclude that bougieness is a form of mental illness.It seems to mostly afflict highly-educated people in the middle class.It is characterized by a desire to fit in at all costs.Symptoms include a lack of discernment — such as an inability to tell the difference between mice and humans, computers and humans, or defective medical products and seat belts (I know it’s hard to believe, but we’ve observed thousands of cases of this through a comprehensive study of their online behavior).This desire to fit in and lack of discernment makes bougiecrats a threat to themselves and their families. Bougiecrats are known to inject genetically modified substances that skipped safety testing into their own bodies and their kids (in order to ingratiate themselves with certain large multinational corporations).The only known treatment is to have them cancel their cable and watch 100 hours of The Highwire instead.However be forewarned, bougiecrats often became irascible when presented with evidence of their illogical behavior.
@JesseKellyDCSep 12Who you were during the first month of COVID is you really are. Everyone loves “freedom” now that’s easy and popular to love freedomDid you love it when it was unpopular?ReformedLayman@cs_laymanSep 12This is exactly why I’m hesitant to be around those who acted shamefully during Covid. Maybe they came around later, but how they acted during a “stressful situation” is who they really are.@JesseKellyDCSep 12COVID insanity did a lot of bad. But it was a hugely beneficial stress test for the people in your life.That mom of yours who banned you from visiting her because your kids weren’t vaccinated? Yeah, she’s gonna turn you into the state for your guns one day.
Vanity prevents them from admitting that they are wrongIt must be completely humiliating to be a bougiecrat right now:• you believed in the thing,• you swore on your mama’s life that it would work,• you did the thing 2, 3, 4, 5+ times,• the thing hurt you and left you feeling miserable for days/weeks/months/years,• the thing did not work and you still got the ro’,• a friend, neighbor, or co-worker died suddenly without any explanation other than the thing,• you have a nagging suspicion that some of your actions over the last 2 and a half years were unethical and unwise,• and now the FDA just flat out admitted that they hate science and the American people by skipping clinical trials.So what is to be done?• more scapegoating and projection onto the people who have been right since the beginning I imagine.
For over a year, the sickened vaxxers have taken refuge in the Panglossian “woulda been worse” nonsense. Do the personnel who administer the shots make the injectees sign a form saying that if they get sick, they have to invoke that phrase? Or do they make injectees watch a training video, like those ones that HR shows people at work, with role-playing actors who self-assuredly invoke that shopworn lie? If so, does such a video have a quiz at the end, where the injectee must answer the question “What should you say to others if you get sick after vaxxing?” by selecting option C: “I would have died if I hadn’t vaxxed!”There probably isn’t a vaxxers’ training video; it only feels like there is. Most likely, this blindly devout vaxx support just derives from the daily NPR/NYT/CNN/PBS propaganda onslaught.The formulaic—and utterly unscientific—vaxx apologists’ knee-jerk “Woulda been worse!” is just ego over facts. It hurts the vaxxers too much to admit they, and their political party’s leaders, have been wrong about everything for 30 months.
Vanity prevents them from admitting that they are wrongIt must be completely humiliating to be a bougiecrat right now:• you believed in the thing,• you swore on your mama’s life that it would work,• you did the thing 2, 3, 4, 5+ times,• the thing hurt you and left you feeling miserable for days/weeks/months/years,• the thing did not work and you still got the ro’,• a friend, neighbor, or co-worker died suddenly without any explanation other than the thing,• you have a nagging suspicion that some of your actions over the last 2 and a half years were unethical and unwise,• and now the FDA just flat out admitted that they hate science and the American people by skipping clinical trials.So what i...My favorite movie ending: "Vanity, my favorite sin"
Vanity prevents them from admitting that they are wrongIt must be completely humiliating to be a bougiecrat right now:• you believed in the thing,• you swore on your mama’s life that it would work,• you did the thing 2, 3, 4, 5+ times,• the thing hurt you and left you feeling miserable for days/weeks/months/years,• the thing did not work and you still got the ro’,• a friend, neighbor, or co-worker died suddenly without any explanation other than the thing,• you have a nagging suspicion that some of your actions over the last 2 and a half years were unethical and unwise,• and now the FDA just flat out admitted that they hate science and the American people by skipping clinical trials.So what i...
People get used to self-programming early in life through an educational system well designed to set the process in motion. They learn whatever Newspeak they need to get along at community hubs and cocktail parties, which serves to reinforce false perceptions learned by skilled TV watchers. Though people often detect levels of BS in the information ecosystem, the most intellectually capable are kept in stalls in their corners of the specialist maze, repeating what they've learned about domains outside of their own which they read about in The Atlantic.The result is that the specialists are either hypnotized into a narcissistic state that is the Matrix that they participate in building, or they face a prisoner's dilemma in which they perceive it to be in their [psychopathic or sociopathic] best interest to act as a projector of the image of the Matrix in which they specialize.
When viewed as a war story, the COVID-19 narrative framed in corporate media urges citizens to be on a constant “war footing” and yet reveals symptoms of a much deeper and more widespread pathology whose roots can be clearly identified in the context of the emergence of corporate personhood. Contemporary life itself reveals the rise of a new technocratic corporate order and the ways in which its managers plan to govern the new medicalized global society through (a) ongoing events of shock and awe, (b) the identification of official enemies (human, non-human and conceptual), (c) the sustained imposition of threat-perception and incitement of fear, (d) the use of mantras and smear campaigns against dissident views, (e) the fascist enforcement of a rigid official reality, (f) the incubation of intergroup thinking (“us” vs. “them”), (g) the imposition of confusion and uncertainty, (h) the repetition of key phrases and terms, and (i) the offer of salvation (or associated incentives) by the state. This article analyzes the leading narrative as a concoction of the technocratic mind and offers a recipe for readers to follow in their efforts to be more aware of the manipulations unfolding everywhere in the public discourse.
@AlexBerenson35mWhere the white women at? Long Covid clinics, of course! It's like a yoga studio, but with doctors!"Of the more than 1,200 patients seen at our clinic between April 2021 and April 2022, nearly 80 percent were white and just over 70 percent were female"
Why are liberal white women the source of all insanity in the world?
Death Cultists Want Everyone Drinking Their Mass Ritual Suicide Injectable Kool AidIt is these very overzealous Death Cultist useful idiots that are the ground forces of this technocommunist takeover. They have been so badly programmed for their entire lives that they mindlessly push the depopulation and control agenda while believing that they are profoundly virtuous for doing so.Most of these NPC’s cannot be helped. They are the walking dead. Do not engage them. Avoid them at all costs.The Death Cultists that do finally wake up must be welcomed with open arms.Do NOT comply.
Yes, it’s the Morning After … that revolting regurgitant chorus you’re hearing is the sound of millions of Covidian Cultists down on their knees in their gender-neutral bathrooms praying to the Porcelain God.It has been quite a trip these last two and a half years, but the orgy of fear and hatred is over, the mass hysteria is wearing off, and the reality of the damage they have done is beginning to become undeniable.Countless thousands of people have been killed, seriously injured, and permanently disabled, victims of experimental “vaccines” they did not need but were coerced into taking. Societies have been torn apart, economies crippled, institutions discredited, democratic precepts like the rule of law and constitutional rights made mockeries of themselves, friends and families turned against each other, and so on, and the dust hasn’t even settled yet. It will take many years to assess the damage … or, rather, to recontextualize, rationalize, deny, and memory-hole the damage (while simultaneously “normalizing” the fascistic biosecurity dystopia the damage made it possible to implement). ...You can’t keep people whipped up into a state of full-blown hysteria indefinitely. When you’re radically destabilizing and restructuring a society, you hit them hard with the Shock-and-Awe for a few weeks, or months (or years in this case), and then you gently ease them into the new “reality.” Which, after being systematically terrorized, gaslighted, threatened, and otherwise tormented for however long you did that to them, they’ll be grateful for anything resembling “normality,” no matter how fascistic it turns out to be. ...And now their “reality” is changing again, or “The Science is evolving,” or whatever, and the absurdities they forced themselves to believe are being exposed as … well, as absurdities, and their fanatical and often fascistic behavior, as it turns out, was based on absolutely nothing.Many of them couldn’t care less, as their behavior was never “based” on anything other than going along with the herd, and so they have simply transitioned from fanatically hating “the Unvaccinated” to fanatically hating “the Russians,” and fanatically supporting Ukrainian neo-Nazis, and fanatically doing whatever else the GloboCap puppets on their televisions instruct them to fanatically do.
Dr. Aseem Malhotra: I Was Willfully Blind Until I Wasn't"I was willfully blind, certainly in relation to the vaccine and the harms, until I wasn't. And that's why it's crucial that we tackle this both with compassion (and the facts) because there are many people who are still willfully blind. And I think remaining in echo chambers and pointing fingers isn't getting us anywhere."
Explosive Documents Expose Government’s Covid Shot Propaganda CampaignThe U.S. federal government has been running a sophisticated propaganda campaign that seeks to convince the public to get vaccinated for COVID-19 through fabricated narratives and celebrity endorsements, newly unsealed documents have revealed.249 pages of explosive documents were obtained through a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by Washington D.C. watchdog Judicial Watch on Tuesday. ...The unsealed documents reveal a disturbing agenda to promote vaccinations through the media and Big Tech.The plans involved recruiting celebrities, sports stars, TV shows, podcasts, and trusted organizations to push “vaccination messaging” onto the public.
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