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Posted by thingfisher in General Discussion (01/01/06 through 01/22/2007)
Tue Oct 31st 2006, 03:51 PM
However, one premise of the article seems to be that the demise of the middle class and American labor in general is due simply to corporate greed. When the author cites the example of Henry Ford upping his wage in order to provide a larger market for his cars, he highlights a logic that seems to be lost on the current corporate managers.

The destruction of the middle class does not seem to concern contmeporary corpratocracies. Of course, Ford was living in a time when there was no global economy as we have today thanks in large part to former president Clinton's willingness to sign the various "free trade" agreements of the late 90's.

This is a part of the Clinton legacy that many DUers seem to forget, but it is something that needs to be discussed honestly. Democrats are dupposed to be the champions of the average guy, the workers and yet the destructive trade agreements that have led to so much off shoring and job loss were signed onto under Clinton. Was it not he who told us that we would get globalization whether we wanted it or not?

What was begun under Clinton has only accellerated and metastisized under Bush. So there seems to be some congruency between the two parties and their vision of the world. America seems to be in an economic free fall. It is not apparent to the casual observer or the well to do or the gainfully employed, all appears well on the surface. It would not take much to destroy the economy and create an atmosphere conducive to the restructuring of the world economic
system that such a collapse would undoubtedly require.

I am suggesting that this scenario is exaxtly what is desired and what is being planned for. Yes, it is the mother of all conspiracy theories, I suppose. Some might call it Ordo ab Chao (order out of chaos)becaus desperate people are more compliant and malleable to new ideas when they are in shock, cold and hungry.

The elite planners will as usual be insulated from any suffering and it is they who will delineate the New World Order primarily for their own benefit. The "will of the people" will not figure into the equation.
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Posted by thingfisher in Religion/Theology
Tue Oct 24th 2006, 06:23 PM
The Levitical Laws were entered into by covenant by the Hebrews and were meant to differentiate the Hebrews from all other tribes on the earth. It did so very successfully. I doubt many informed heathens would have been eager to embrace such a strict body of laws and prohibitions to convert.

That being said, we should remember that the separating of the Hebrews was undertaken many years after an event that most people regard as pure fable (even though this fable is preserved in every culture of the sphere)the Great Flood. That flood was meant to destroy all but 8 people who were preserved in order to repopulate the earth with human beings. Prior to the flood the earth had been invaded by a group of angelic beings called Watchers who mated with human women and produced as their offspring the Nephilim. These giant hybrids were responsible for unimaginable evils that led to the near total pollution of the human gene pool and the total depravity of humanity. THis story is related in the Book of Enoch,

After the flood the disembodied spirits of these hybrids continued to wander the earth and became known as evil spirits and demons. The early Sumerian religion was obsessed with placating and keeping these spirits at bay.

Undoubtedly, after the flood the truth of these events were preserved, but eventually they were absorbrd into various religious systems that deviated from the knowledge that was preserved by the patriarchs, until Abram was led out of the Sumerian city of Ur to seek a peculiar destiny apart from the culture of his contemporaries.

So it was in this historical context that the Jewish Laws were developed and meant to assure the continuation of a "chosen" people descended from Abram renamed Abraham who would be burdened with a peculiarly severe system of laws that would preserve the knowledge of the one God and the bloodline through which the promised Messiah would be born.

Sounds like science fiction, I know but it is worth checking out for yourselves.

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Posted by thingfisher in General Discussion (01/01/06 through 01/22/2007)
Wed Oct 18th 2006, 04:23 PM
is used by the media to assure America that all is well. It's good to know that you see through the bullshit.

The wealthy elites (politicians, hollywood stars' mad scientists, economists, etc.) don't even know or care what a few sticks of butter cost. Like so much of American synthetic culture we are encouraged to sit in the bleachers and root for the stars on the field as if they were some kind of avatar of our better selves! When wealth is only measured by last months bottom line we cannot expect to live in a society that values the quality of life for the majority of its citiezens as a real economic indicator. Remember, you are only worth the amount of money you can spend.

Capitalism is a deeply flawed system that has enabled the overthrow of our republic in the name of freedom, democracy, and free trade. Welcome back to the future. It used to be called the "Guilded Age".
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