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aldo Donating Member (297 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue May-27-08 05:18 PM
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253. Are you kidding, they can't risk waking up the sheeple
Edited on Tue May-27-08 05:19 PM by aldo
The New Totalitarianism is much more scientific than that. Huxley, from the Preface to Brave New World:

"...There is, of course, no reason why the new totalitarianism should resemble the old. Government by clubs and firing squads, by artificial famine, mass imprisonment and mass deportation, is not merely inhumane (nobody cares much about that nowadays); it is demonstrably inefficient, and in an age of advanced technology, inefficiency is the sin against the Holy Ghost. A really efficient totalitarian state would be one in which the all-powerful executive of political bosses and their army of managers control a population of slaves who do not have to be coerced because they love their servitude. To make them love it is the task assigned in present-day totalitarian states to ministries of propaganda. The most important Manhattan Projects of the future will be vast government-sponsored enquiries into what the politicians and participating scientists will call "The problem of happiness" --- in other words the problem of making people love their servitude ... The love of servitude cannot be established except as the result of a deep personal revolution in human minds and bodies."

Do you think they really care about internet conspiracy hobbyists? As long as we are low key and don't have the audience of a Hunter Thompson we should be OK. So here's the plan, keep working quietly tilling the fields, planting the seeds of truth. When the grapes of wrath are ripe it will be too late for the fascists and their bootlickers to do anything.
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