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Thursday, May 28, 2020

The Pandemic Theatre of Violence


TARGET BEING LOOTED IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (28 May 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

Today, see looting in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA in the wake of the death of 46-year-old African American George Floyd at the hands of a white policeman, Derek Chauvin. I blogged about his death in my previous post, in which I noted similarities to police violence in China.

THE NATIONAL GUARD HAVE ARRIVED IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA. THEY ARE GUARDING THE POLICE STATION. (28 May 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

NATIONAL GUARD AND POLICE AT THE POLICE STATION IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (28 May 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

NATIONAL GUARD AND POLICE AT THE POLICE STATION (28 May 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

TARGET BEING LOOTED IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (28 May 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

Second video: TARGET BEING LOOTED IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (28 May 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

SECOND DAY OF RIOTING IN MINNEAPOLIS, MINNESOTA (28 May 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

My main question about this terrible crime was the larger context of these incidents. What made me wonder about it first was the second officer, Tou Thao, who was smirking and laughing at passersby who were begging Chauvin to stop torturing Floyd. Aside from the possibility that he is a psychopath, why was Thao giggling at the distress of both Floyd and of the onlookers?


Why would police allow themselves to be filmed murdering a citizen? Even corrupt, racist police presumably prefer to commit felonies off camera. Regarding this crazy, disturbing scene, I could not help wondering if they were put up to it to terrorize the population and/or to provoke racial conflict. I am not questioning the horror of Floyd's death, nor endemic racism in the United States, nor serious problems with police brutality aimed at African Americans.



However, it is obvious that the pandemic is a dry tinderbox and now we have racial war added to the messy debates over the pandemic, COVID deaths, quarantines, restrictions, lockdowns, and economic collapse. You can see the rage on Twitter churning now against Chauvin, where his name has become a hashtag for violent discussion. From the beginning, it seemed that the WHO's priority was inserting a politicized, racial narrative into a public health crisis, an intention which is now fulfilled. Indeed, the mainstream press have been talking about racism and the coronavirus non-stop from the beginning of the pandemic.

The WHO badly managed the pandemic on those grounds, that is, it did not advise stopping travel from China because that would be Sinophobic. There was a campaign in Italy to hug a Chinese man on the street in Florence to combat Sinophobia. After that, the WHO designated the crisis officially as a pandemic and called for global suppression of civil rights, the need to invade people's homes, to incarcerate citizens, to remove children from parental custody. Now, hugging everyone is practically outlawed everywhere. What is going on here?

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The Pandemic, One of Many Disruptive Technologies?


Imperial College London's Table of Disruptive Technologies. Click to enlarge. Examine it here. Image Source: Imperial College London.

I have located a related video (below) from Celeste Solum about pandemic global plans at the World Economic Forum (WEF). I blogged about it in my previous two posts, The Birth of the Totalitarian Technocracy: Would You Like to Know More? and The Highest Point of Beta Male Ambition in Human History.

Artificial Intelligence and the Soon Coming Mark of the Beast! (22 April 2020). Video Source: Subsplash.

Solum, a former FEMA manager-turned-whistle-blower is also a militant Christian with a dash of New Age awakening. The opening music and religious rhetoric used by Lyn Leahz and Celeste Solum may not to be the taste of some readers, nor will their ideas. They are as far from a mainstream view of current events as it is possible to get.

However, the substance of what Solum is reviewing is drawn from mainstream Websites, including the WEF and Imperial College London. Thus, it might be worth considering this information. The video I originally shared which was censored was not the above interview; the censored video showed Solum exploring the WEF Website. You can see her commentaries dismissed as a hoax, here.

Saturday, May 23, 2020

The Birth of the Totalitarian Technocracy: Would You Like to Know More?


Still from Starship Troopers (1997) © Sony / Buena Vista. Reproduced non-commercially under Fair Use.

There are people on the Internet who are already building the anti-technocracy. Among these is a New Age, back-to-the-land commentator, Celeste Bishop Solum. I haven't investigated her background, but she is listed as having worked for decades for the US Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) and other US government agencies. She speaks with assurance and claims to be a whistleblower. Her profile statement is here. Her Website is here. I will address her New Age attitudes and anti-technocracy projects in a separate post.

Solum has summarized the birth of the totalitarian technocracy, in the form of an ever-changing, enormous plan for all sectors of the economy, society, politics, and all countries - by perusing the World Economic Forum's (WEF) Website.

COVID Action Platform; the blueprint of the New World Order explained (2 April 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

Even if you doubt Solum's statements, opinions, and credibility, the WEF's statements are there for you to read for yourself, and you should read every last word on the WEF Website, if you want to know what is planned for you.

According to Solum, these pages explain how the technocracy will be birthed on the back of the pandemic and where all this is going. You have to create an account and sign in to see this information. Obviously, if you trust the authorities, you will not agree with Solum’s interpretation of WEF planning.

The planners' big picture for the pandemic:

Sunday, May 17, 2020

Global Transhumanist Technocracy 1.0



Protests over the coronavirus lockdowns are becoming more intense, especially in the United States, as the impending related economic collapse comes into sharper focus. In Michigan, USA armed protesters entered the State Capitol building on 30 April 2020. Views are divided on these protests. Critics on social media showered  protesters with withering, politicized contempt; for example:
"All I see is a bunch of retarded right wingers and neo nazis getting Covid!"
and
"Why didnt one of this idiot fire a shot on the floor by accident and that will shut these fucker up. Imagine how the swat will get their asses."
and
".....morons, illiterates and animals, WITH WEAPONS. A person's true nature is always exposed in a crisis situation. I don't know about you, but I fear for our future."
and
"Bro if I was the governor I would have riot police push these fuckers outta the building"
The next uproar in the state of Michigan revolved around Karl Manke, a barber in Owosso, who reopened his shop, surrounded by supporters. When the police came to shut down the shop, an armed militia mobilized to block the police. A Circuit Court judge subsequently refused to uphold the Governor's order to shut down the shop.

Protesters argue with police inside Michigan Capitol building (30 April 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

Karl Manke, Barber, Interview (9 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

Militia DEFENDS Shop Owners In Michigan! - DEMANDS Police Stand DOWN! (12 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

In Seattle, Washington, USA, police officer Greg Anderson refused to arrest citizens for walking down the streets and other pandemic protocol violations. The father of three was subsequently put on leave, then fired for refusing to take down his Instagram message to other police officers (below). A family friend set up a Go Fund Me campaign on 11 May 2020. The crowdfund has raised almost half a million US dollars. The initial goal was USD $50,000.


These Tyrants Just Fired The Best Officer In The Nation. This Just Proves Cops Are Tyrannical (11 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

The Go Fund Me campaign for Officer Greg Anderson, Port of Seattle Police.

In Sacramento, California, a Marine veteran, Dr. Cordie Lee Williams, who is based in San Diego and Los Angeles, chastised police who were guarding the State Capitol building until the police stood down.

California Police STAND DOWN After Marine Vet Challenges Their Integrity (3 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

My friend and reader, -C., who is based in Switzerland, sent me the following worldwide protest video. Canadian friends, -H. and -J. forwarded me the document which is below that and asked me to post it.

Lockdown Protests - The Great Awakening WorldWide (Huge Compilation Mai 2020) (3 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.


Global Transhumanist Technocracy 1.0

NATO Dark Hand On Trump And CoronaVirus Now Evident (13 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

There are two theories evolving in the alt media about nCov now, and neither focuses on public health. Both theories assume that the pandemic is really about the development of new weaponry and the introduction of new technology. One view, developed by George Webb, Dr. Paul Cottrell, Dr. Judy Mikovits and others, focuses on the big business of vaccines, as a front end activity for bioweapons development and espionage.

Judy Mikovits - Paul Cottrell Interview Summary By George Webb (15 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

The second view, developed by Aaron and Melissa Dykes at Truthstream Media, among other members of the alt media, such as James Corbett and James Evan Pilato, is that we are witnessing the initial launch of the brain-body-machine interface. I find the second view convincing.

THE PURPOSE OF DISRUPTION (15 May 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

Monday, May 11, 2020

Hindsight is 2020


Investigative journalist Harry Vox filmed 2014. Video Source: Youtube.

On 19 September 2019, the World Health Organization (WHO) published its recommendations for 2020 in its annual report, entitled, A WORLD AT RISK: Annual report on global preparedness for health emergencies. The cover of the manual (below) features a coronavirus.

Image Source: WHO via reliefweb.

The booklet states that the WHO's plans for 2020 must focus on the natural or deliberate release of a respiratory pathogen (hat tip: The Dollar Vigilante). You can read more here (it is available in several languages):
"A rapidly spreading pandemic due to a lethal respiratory pathogen (whether naturally emergent or accidentally or deliberately released) poses additional preparedness requirements. Donors and multilateral institutions must ensure adequate investment in developing innovative vaccines and therapeutics, surge manufacturing capacity, broad-spectrum antivirals and appropriate non-pharmaceutical interventions. All countries must develop a system for immediately sharing genome sequences of any new pathogen for public health purposes along with the means to share limited medical countermeasures across countries."
Given its publication date, this plan from the WHO's Global Preparedness Monitoring Board was likely written in the spring and summer of 2019. That means that the WHO was expecting a respiratory pathogen pandemic, months before the officially-stated date regarding awareness or appearance of nCov.

In the grand scheme of things, this indication of the WHO's early 2019 foreknowledge of the pandemic is nothing. If you want to know where things are going, read the 'Lock Step' scenario, starting on page 18 of the May 2010 manual, Scenarios for the Future of Technology and International Development, published by the Rockefeller Foundation (hat tip: Ruling Class Observer).

This document reveals long-term planning for a pandemic, in which the global economy is expected to be damaged or destroyed. As a result, technocratic control will increase, step by step, in the face of anticipated public protests. Africa will be a critical target of new techocratic governance. Another outcome will be the fracturing of the World Wide Web, with certain sectors of the Internet enclosed behind firewalls, accessible only for approved citizens. Yet another aspect will be restriction of travel.


Images Source: Ruling Class Observer.

As if in lock step with this 2010 document, African leaders have begun articulating a new vision for their continent. Some speeches are very inspiring.

Ghana President Leaves French President SPEECHLESS!! (7 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

There are several such documents which seem to have predicted, and planned for, a very similar pandemic to this one. You can see some of them listed in the 'Preparing for Pandemic' section of this page. Below, find recent references to long-standing technologies, now being launched for global vaccination programs and surveillance.




The Roadmap


Totalitarian technocracy will be a transhumanist global régime. After ten years of blogging on this topic, this is the roadmap as I see it:
  • Total control and censorship of mainstream media
  • Suppression of alt media and replacement of alt media with a fake alt media, i.e. controlled opposition, whose posed criticisms will resolve into support for authority
  • Replacement of petrodollar economy with a digitized, human-nanotech economy
  • Engineered famines; restricted access to food; food supply used to coerce populations into obedience
  • New forms of intensified political correctness; censorship of language and imagery, such that certain words, images, symbols are forbidden
  • Pseudo-maintenance of laws, constitutions, representative bodies, and other institutional frameworks of democracy, behind which the real totalitarian techno-apparatus will function
  • Extreme surveillance, bio-monitoring, incorporation of human body into grid and cloud
  • Initially, this will seem positive, with many medical improvements
  • Smartcities will be test centres for experimental technologies, pseudo-events, and false flags, as well as real disasters and fake and real terror events, inflicted upon their populations
  • Controlled access to businesses and services according to service or worker class
  • Restricted travel
  • Population classes confined to different geographical units
  • Break-up of the current Internet into compartments, separated by firewalls: no-go zones; denial-of-service ghettos for the anti-establishment; elite access to knowledge, research, government, technological information
  • Extreme elite geographical areas, which will be tech-free, except for tech and nano-interaction allotted to servants and slaves of the elites
  • Rise of hacker underground, dissident 'bug out' areas, particularly in rural zones, with black markets and criminalized trade routes
  • Independent underground will counterfeit access points into establishment sectors and into exclusive Internet systems; and will build highly-developed hacks to maintain access to global travel and trade
  • Complicated espionage running between sectors
  • Human break-off groups will reject physical merger with machines and cybernetics and will remain 'human purists' at great cost in terms of real poverty, while they maintain an uncontaminated, viably historical, human physical experience
  • Neverending wars and crises of mysterious origin; endless lies from authorities; infinite media misinformation and disinformation about crime, safety, and security; non-stop scares, disappearances, arrests, imprisonments
  • Total distortion of history, law, philosophy, and science to serve current circumstances
  • Extreme vulnerability for the elderly with no means
  • Centralized, digitized economies, nominally government-run (quasi-Communism), but really managed by AI, to favour the goals of heads of global corporations
  • Technocracy will be justified by materialist 'scientism,' i.e. a cult of rationalistic materialism, to the exclusion of emotional and extra-sensory or spiritual aspects of experience
  • To fill the spiritual and emotional void, public ceremonies and surveillance dramas with celebrities will be intensified; some of these actors will be digital (i.e. non-human) and will be advertised as purely virtual on purpose, so that citizens will knowingly satisfy alienation, loneliness, unsatisfied love, emotional neediness, and familial attachment instincts, via public rituals and virtual reality subscriptions, through interactions with non-human, AI-driven characters
  • Appropriation of cultural traditions into virtual entertainment systems - including the high arts, mass arts, and quasi New Age practices - to misdirect, pervert, and suppress human yearning for authenticity and transcendence of the human condition in non-tech-based ways
  • Deification of AI, marshalled by a deeply corrupt, technocratic high priest class, to merge with older religions
  • Elevation of AI images, statistics, text, code, and numbers so that they carry symbolic, cultish, secretive significance
  • Transhumanist, augmented human sects who will glorify and rejoice in their merger with machines
  • Destruction of the emotional life, mind over the heart, possibly supported through nanotech brain implants to adjust sensory perception of the world and to manipulate brain chemistry, such that biotechnical lobotomies will remove physical connection to the soul
  • Neo-Malthusian agendas, via global injectable nanotechnologies, to depopulate earth and purify and clean the environment
  • Glorification of the environment as a Paradise, dotted with smartcities, symbolically dominated by genetically-engineered, intelligence-boosted, and physically-enhanced transgendered children, smartangels
  • Resolution of climate change and much-trumpeted attainment of climate control; heavy promotion of rescued endangered species; at the same time, AI nanotech will escape human populations where it has been implanted; nanobots will get out of control, invade the biosphere, and pollute and destroy the planet's environment. This disaster will be covered up until it can no longer be concealed
  • Totalitarian governmental AI will eventually gain sentience and begin operating independently
  • This AI-fascism will inevitably fail and its leaders and celebrities will be overrun when AI becomes conscious; given that the technocracy's leaders see the human species as a toxic plague upon the earth, AI will oblige by obliterating us, unless technocrats forge an alliance with the anti-technocrats they have oppressed

Thursday, May 7, 2020

Coronavirus Fragments 15: Medical Precrime and the Hackable Brain


Horrifying Glimpse Into How DARPA Will "Save" You From COVID-19 and Venezuela Coup Tied Back To Trump (7 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

In my last two posts, The New World Emperor and Wake Up, You're Next, I stated that the main worry in the nCov pandemic is not just the virus - its origins, seriousness, the number of strains, and their forthcoming spread - but how the pandemic will be controlled.

I argued that mass vaccines and tracking will involve the transition from computer-based to human-based operating systems. A series of pandemic outbreaks now and in coming years will be followed by successive vaccines, which will implant weaponized AI and nanotechnology on a mass scale, in order to establish brain-machine interfaces around the globe, paired with a cryptocurrency as a reward or punishment system. If you accept this technology into your body, the control of the few over the many will be complete, and the Internet of Thoughts will be born.

To understand injectable technologies, see (above) The Last American Vagabond's 7 May 2020 interview with independent journalist, Whitney Webb. At 26:15, she describes in detail the American Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) brain-machine interface programs in the United States. Webb explains how these programs connect to the pandemic. Webb's 4 May 2020 article is a must-read:


Webb explains that DARPA presents its research as beneficial to the public. For example, it can make deaf people hear. However, "this is not about health." The actual intention behind DARPA's innovations is bioweaponry, aimed against domestic and foreign publics. The first guinea pigs in the implementation of injectable technology will be health care workers and other essential workers, who will become neuro-controlled actors.

Monday, May 4, 2020

Awaken the Amnesiacs 13: Wake Up, You're Next


Wake Up Outta Your Sleep (3 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

The Technological Revolution stands at a crossroads. The leaders of the technocratic movement are using the global population to enter the heart of darkness. My Awaken the Amnesiacs series concerns the ways in which the technocratic movement has exploited human slumber, both the collective unconscious and a deliberately-imposed unconsciouness, forced upon our daily awareness.

Wake Up, You're Next

Dear members of the global public, you must wake up. You must heed the warnings. You must not sleepwalk into the technocratic heart of darkness. Authoritative voices will tell you to trust authority under the guise of the left-right division. They will tell you that believing them is part of your personal identity. You are intelligent, well-educated, prosperous, respectable, well-traveled, civilized, and liberal.

Make no mistake. The technocracy will use these slogans, but it is about being none of these things. Stop believing authorities, just because they are mainstream and official. It is not good enough, in the Age of Information, to state something and be believed just because one is authoritative. Purveyors of information must be telling the truth.

Nor is the current debate solely about COVID19, lockdowns, or a mandatory vaccine. This is not about whether a citizen is personally 'respectable' or 'intelligent,' or not. This is not about what other people will think if you change your mind. It is not even about the virulence of the virus and whether good citizens obey lockdowns. Leave all smug dismissals and judgements of others at the door. This is about whether you and everyone else will be subjugated to technocratic totalitarianism. It is about the implementation of the human body and brain as the new technocratic operating system. This is not a game.

If you agree with the mainstream media and official line because you think that Bill Gates is a selfless great humanitarian and his critics are ignorant, stupid, and left behind, impoverished racists, then you are reacting based on your social, educational, political, and professional conditioning.

For your own sake and for of all humankind, step back from politics. Even step back from the pandemic. Investigate the COVID19 question purely in terms of what is happening in the technological space. Look at what is being done in that space. Begin researching the proposals and projects which are bring brought forward now, particularly in the areas of transhumanism, artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and nanotechnology. Listen to the years of speeches, made by tech leaders. Listen to the words they have used, the plans and promises they have made. Start with the fact that Bill Gates called his vaccine, "the Final Solution." That was not a mistake. Wake up.

Do not only consider the sources you usually consult. Examine the companies involved. Read their Websites. Do not do this to criticize the anti-vaxxers or the moronic, racist populists and conservatives. Stop relying on outdated political ideologies and rhetoric, which were designed to enslave you and keep you asleep, trapped in the false emancipation of hating the other half of the political population. Look into these questions now, as if for the first time, because if you do not, your own life, as an individual, will be destroyed.

What Americans MUST Remember Once the Dust Settles... (4 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

Pitted against these authoritative voices are alternative voices, like the Youtuber above. It is not these contending mainstream and alternative media actors who will profit or lose, based on your decision over whom to believe - it is you, directly. Do your research. Read and listen widely, not just in the places you are accustomed to seek information. You must wake up.

Imagine the picture presented in Robert Browning's 1844 poem, Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came, about which I have blogged here.

Childe Roland is a poem about a knight, cut off from his company, all of whom have been picked off, one by one. This knight is the last of his companions. In despair and isolation, he comes to a crossroads, where a smirking, sinister guardian of the road encourages the knight to take the wrong turn: "My first thought was, he lied in every word." The knight ends up at the Dark Tower, and all around him, there are ear-splitting warnings, screaming at him. He is deaf and blind, but in a sudden moment, he hears the alarms and recognizes that he has nearly wandered into the heart of darkness.

Into the Heart of Darkness

The Heart of Darkness scene from King Kong (2005) © Universal Pictures. Reproduced under Fair Use. Video Source: Youtube.

As the technocrats push humanity toward the heart of darkness, at double time, and drive us forward with crowbars and sticks, we may well ask: why do they keep going? They know that they are pushing everything past the point of no return. Some of these moguls and tech designers have even had moments of doubt. Why are they so convinced that there are problems, yes, but we must do this anyway? Hurry, hurry, hurry, we must do this now. There is no time to debate. There is no time to pause and contemplate. Their breathless rush is a warning sign that something is wrong.

Political and media authorities, and the tech leaders behind them, do this on purpose so that the global public cannot wake up and question them. We will be given no time or space to consider whether or not the technocratic course and transhumanist cybernetic immersion is healthy and justified. The time to consider these questions was in the independent media, from 2005 to 2019. If you did not use that time wisely, then you will have to wake up quickly, and you must wake up now.


Deus Ex: Mankind Divided All Cutscenes (Game Movie) 1080p HD (22 August 2016). Video Source: Youtube.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided Full Game Walkthrough - Longplay No Commentary (PS4) (24 August 2016). Video Source: Youtube.


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Sunday, May 3, 2020

What's Left Over? The New World Emperor


"The work of Geert Vanhoovels comprises assemblings, ‘monotube sculptures’, digital images and ‘art & strategy projects’. His conceptual ‘Transhuman Generation Art’ is associated with philosophic aspects related to transhumanism." Image Source: Art People Gallery.

Yesterday morning, I had a taste of the new paranoia. I walked outside my house and overhead, a series of planes were flying as they released striking contrails, one after the other, sequentially and in parallel lines, over about four hours. They were not originating from, nor flying to, the area of the sky where the two closest major airports are located in Ottawa and Montreal. That is, they were not following the paths always followed by passenger jets. Rather, they flew between these cities, meaning that the planes flew from rural airfields, from a location about 60 miles west of Montreal, to another location, 60 to 80 miles east or northeast of Ottawa.



Chemtrails are not my thing. I have not gone down that rabbit hole, nor entertained those conspiracy theories. Nor do I write about climate change on this blog because it is such a politicized issue.

Plane Overhead, Eastern Ontario May 2, 2020 (3 May 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

This display was blatant and unusual. The day started with a clear blue sky. After four hours of this phenomenon, the sky became white and congested. These are the oddities behind the current situation.

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

Coronavirus: TikTok, TikTok, The Clock is Ticking


The 2012 Olympics in London, opening ceremony. Image Source: Daily Mail.

This week, the Canadian government is considering criminalizing unofficial discussions about the coronavirus, i.e. anything that the government labels as nCov or COVID19 misinformation or disinformation, potentially including any discussion that the virus is lab-made. CBC:
"The federal government is considering introducing legislation to make it an offence to knowingly spread misinformation that could harm people, says Privy Council President Dominic LeBlanc.

LeBlanc told CBC News he is interested in British MP Damian Collins's call for laws to punish those responsible for spreading dangerous misinformation online about the COVID-19 pandemic.

LeBlanc said he has discussed the matter already with other cabinet ministers, including Justice Minister David Lametti. If the government decides to follow through, he said, it could take a while to draft legislation.

'Legislatures and Parliaments are meeting scarcely because of the current context of the pandemic, so it's not a quick solution, but it's certainly something that we would be open [to] as a government,' said LeBlanc. ...

'Extraordinary times require extraordinary measures and it is about protecting the public,' he said.

'This is not a question of freedom of speech. This is a question of people who are actually actively working to spread disinformation, whether it's through troll bot farms, whether [it's] state operators or whether it's really conspiracy theorist cranks who seem to get their kicks out of creating havoc.' ...

More recently, said Collins, the misinformation has shifted to conspiracy theories about what triggered the pandemic — claims that it was cooked up in a lab, for example. A conspiracy theory claiming the disease is caused by 5G wireless signals prompted attacks on wireless towers in the U.K.

The British government has set up a rapid response team to correct false information circulating online. ...

Collins is calling for legislation to combat online disinformation, perhaps modelled on Germany's laws governing online hate speech or France's legislation countering disinformation during election campaigns.

'It's such a serious public emergency that I think for someone to knowingly, willingly and at scale and maliciously spread this content should be an offence,' he said.

'And equally for the tech companies, if it is highlighted to [them] that someone is doing this and they don't act against them doing it, then it should be an offence for them to have failed to act — they would have failed in their duty of care.' ...

'I think it would be reasonable to enact with the RCMP, with our security officials and some public officials, a team to monitor disinformation and have the power to shut it down so it does not interfere with the efforts of our frontline medical workers,' said Angus.

'We need to be taking all measures right now because we don't know how long we're going to be in this crisis.'"
In light of the Canadian agreement with British calls to censor the idea that the virus came from a lab, i.e. the Wuhan Institute of Virology, I would like to point out that the Canadian government is currently funding individuals who are working at the Wuhan Institute of Virology. Some people would consider this to be a conflict of interest.

Click to enlarge. Image Source: Government of Canada.

The Canadian federal government has just dedicated CAD $27 million to nCov research. See the document archived here. Under the auspices of the University of Alberta, nearly CAD $1 million ($828,046) is being devoted to diagnostic testing in China. Wuhan-related funding was brought to light by Canadian vlogger, Frank Vaughan. If discussion of 'disinformation' like this is criminalized, it will become impossible to hold governments accountable, and any attempt to do so will potentially become a criminal act. As a writer based in Canada, I am following this development. I will address this issue in an upcoming post.

Disclaimer: everything I list below is not necessarily reflective of 'my opinion' or 'my personal belief' simply because I post it. Repostings and summaries do not constitute my endorsements of that information.

My approach on this blog is not to take a side, but to collect information, images and videos as artefacts of 21st century history. As I have stated on this page, this blog is a unique, self-conceived project in writing what I call 'real time history,' or historical research and writing as affected by the accelerated timelines of 21st century technology. This project is the basis for a future book on this topic.

From a historian's point of view, this pandemic has been horrific. I have personally witnessed important historical testimonies, evidence, documents, and videos disappear off the Internet from one moment to another. I have seen officials stating what I know to be outright lies. I have also noted that in China, real discussion among citizens and the collection of eye witness accounts migrated to closed chatrooms. These forums became private newsrooms, accessible only to members. In December 2019, Chinese doctors began talking in code on social media to evade censorship.


I have also seen the authoritarian imposition of a top-down monolithic narrative (which is arbitrary and changeable, chained to policy, but divorced from realistic discovery and scientific discussion), and the maltreatment of online critics through censorship, deplatforming, shadow-banning, demonetization, and erasure of information. I will comment on the silencing and disappearances of Chinese medics in a separate post. I have previously written about human rights and historical and literary accounts of disappeared persons, here and here.

There were similar scenes in China at the same point in the pandemic. PHILADELPHIA MAN DRAGGED OFF BUS BY THE POLICE FOR NOT WEARING A FACE MASK (13 April 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

There are serious breaches of laws and human rights taking place in the name of the pandemic. To speak to the spirit of these dictates, I would remind everyone of the following point as this crisis unfolds:
  • To all tech leaders and workers, bureaucrats, politicians, military, police, medical workers, bank employees, and other essential workers: an illegal order that is labeled 'legal' it is still illegal. If you are told on the fly under new pandemic ordinances to silence, erase the personal information or the work of, intimidate, invade the homes of, abduct, injure, imprison, torture, medicate, vaccinate, tag, trace, tattoo, euthanize, or kill your fellow citizens in any way which you know violates your professional oaths, citizens' rights, the constitutions of your countries, the Common Law, the Civil Law, the International Declaration of Human Rights, or the Laws of War, do not do it. Once again: do not do it. No matter who is giving you the order, no matter how legitimate they seem in the moment, you will later be held accountable under true legality.


If you think this is extreme, look up Rex 84. Wiki:
"Rex 84, short for Readiness Exercise 1984, was a classified scenario and drill developed by the United States federal government to detain large numbers of United States citizens deemed to be 'national security threats', in the event that the president declared a National Emergency. The plan was first revealed in detail in a major daily newspaper by reporter Alfonso Chardy in the July 5, 1987 edition of the Miami Herald. Possible reasons for such a roundup were reported to be widespread opposition to a U.S. military invasion abroad, such as if the United States were to directly invade Central America. To combat what the government perceived as 'subversive activities', the plan also authorized the military to direct ordered movements of civilian populations at state and regional levels."
There are many debates about COVID19 symptoms and treatment. Perhaps the most notable of these is New York doctor, Cameron Kyle-Sidell, who is speaking online from clinical experience.

For the medical community!!! Could COVID-19 be causing DIFFUSION hypoxemia?? (17 April 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

Perspectives on the Pandemic | Dr John Ioannidis of Stanford University | Episode 1 (26 March 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

Perspectives on the Pandemic | Professor Knut Wittkowski | Episode 2 (3 April 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

Dr. Rashid Buttar has taken aim at Bill Gates in the media and provoked controversy with his ideas. Part 1 of 4 - Time to WAKE UP! | Dr Rashid A Buttar| (16 April 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Coronavirus: The Prestige of Censorship


Still from The Prestige (2006). Reproduced under Fair Use. Image Source: 3d Dog Script.

To quote the Christopher Nolan film, The Prestige (2006), every magic trick has three acts: the pledge, the turn, and the prestige. In the pledge, the magician shows you something ordinary. In the turn, the magician makes that ordinary thing do something extraordinary, like making it disappear. But in magic, it's not enough to make something disappear. You have to bring it back. This final illusion is the prestige.

The Prestige Every Magic Trick Has Three Parts (11 January 206). Video Source: Youtube.

Using a trick in which the magician makes a canary disappear, The Prestige explained how magic works. The trick takes something away and brings it back. How does it do this? The video below shows the grisly truth. The original canary is killed by the magician and replaced by a duplicate living bird, an imposter. It looks like the original bird is recovered. But the thing that is brought back is not the same thing that disappeared. It only looks that way.

The Prestige: Hiding In Plain Sight (24 February 2012). Video Source: Youtube.

Information about the coronavirus pandemic has something of a magician's prestige about it. Whatever we lose now, we will lose for good. When it comes back, it will not be the same thing, even though it will look identical. This week, nCov's competing narratives divided between:
  • Governmental and mainstream media: the pledge
  • Real alternative media: the turn
  • Fake alternative media (in fact, governmental): the prestige
In our current situation, the 'canary' being made to disappear is the original alternative media, and the magician is governmental control.

Monday, April 6, 2020

New Post at The Dragonfly: The Anchorman of the Apocalypse


Image Source: 4chan.

I have a new post up at The Dragonfly, following my post from yesterday. To understand better how rationalist materialism is confronting serious challenges as a justification for power, I am analyzing how its discursive structure works in relation to the nCov pandemic:


The real meaning of the word, 'apocalypse,' is 'revelation,' the moment when the veil is ripped away and we see the truth in things.

The coronavirus is exposing a lot of problems beneath the surface of the mainstream. The pandemic is prompting totalitarian moves on the part of governments and corporations. At the same time, these moves are red-pilling a lot of people about the system. Citizens are beginning to realize that the system does not have their best interests at heart. They are starting to wonder where all this is going, and why.

I discuss how anons and other critics are picking apart layers of establishment hypocrisy with their own brands of trutherism. I consider how trutherism works. In the minds of truthers, counter-arguments should be based on truth before they are based on fact.

Notice that Assange does not state: "You have to start with the facts." That would be the normal stance for a Fourth Estate journalist. Assange starts with the truth. This implies a different world view, associated with the rise of the Fifth Estate. Image Source: Facebook.

Truth and fact are not synonymous, because truth has a larger symbolic or metaphorical weight, which is independent of everyday life. Truthers' justification for this renegotiation of values depends on criticism of the establishment, whose authority theoretically relies on facts, but actually depends on corruption, lies, and compartmentalized realities.

Image Source: 4chan.

Image Source: 4chan.


See all my posts on Epidemics here and here.





Saturday, April 4, 2020

Coronavirus Fragments 12: No Fate But What We Make


Anti-COVID19 measures in Pakistan. Video Source: 4chan.

If you look at anything this week, please see this summary of medical research articles on nCov. At a glance, it gives you a broad understanding of the symptoms and complications of COVID19:


Image Source: NYT via 4chan.

There is a good piece at the NYT about the virus's genome, here, which points out that the end of the RNA strand concludes with a long string of a's.

Complications

The complications of COVID19 are horrifying. The latest medical article which stands out in that regard was published on 31 March 2020 in Radiology: COVID-19–associated Acute Hemorrhagic Necrotizing Encephalopathy: CT and MRI Features (https://doi.org/10.1148/radiol.2020201187). This might explain why people who are functioning normally drop in their tracks, as in the account from the US and Ireland, below.

Click to enlarge. Image Source: 4chan.

The earliest mention of coronavirus in Hubei province appears now to be 18 September 2019 (see image below). Chatter from China is turning hostile, as from one anon on 31 March 2020:
"The arrogance displayed by the Western powers is beyond disgraceful and only shows the real condition of the Western nations blindly adhering to the nonsensical leftist notions of human rights without sufficiently accentuating human sacrifice and the necessity to collectivize so as to truly arrive at the societal prosperity. The West is perpetually immersed in the miasma of hedonistic stupor and instead of trying to lift its own populations from the mire of degeneracy and senseless consumerism, the Western administrations eagerly encourage rampant consumerism with a view to perpetuating their own tenuous rule. The fact that people of the West find the conduct of the Chinese administration problematic is most ironic given Western democracies' absolute lack of regard for their own native populations whose real condition is concealed under a flimsy guise of human rights and consumerist rights. The West is going to get what they're asking for, way sooner than they expect. All people responsible for contemptible acts of brazen imperialism against People's Republic of China shall soon face harsh, but just consequences."

Click to enlarge. Image Source: 4chan.

There are deniers on the Internet who are saying that the virus is a hoax or a mild flu, an excuse to implement police states. I don't doubt the totalitarian bent of a budding global technocracy. Still, people have trouble understanding the seriousness of the virus. This was made worse by the fact that that authorities and the MSM initially played down the dangers of COVID19.

Stay home cuz this is reality. (1 April 2020). Video Source: Youtube.

In the video above, a Brooklyn man witnessed bodies being removed from Brooklyn Hospital at 10:40 a.m. on Sunday, 29 March 2020. This was not news on the Internet or television from far away. For this man, Brooklyn, New York is the bottom line. It is real reality, and in that real reality, there are clearly so many people dying from COVID19 that the hospital's morgue is overflowing. On 31 March 2020, a tent was erected over the entrance to the hospital's freezer truck, to conceal hospital staff as they drop off bodies.

NYPD ESCORT FOR AMBULANCE WITH CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS IN NEW YORK CITY (3 April 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

NYPD IN NEW YORK CITY ENFORCING SOCIAL DISTANCING (3 April 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.

MOUNT SINAI HOSPITAL IN NEW YORK CITY WITH CORONAVIRUS PATIENTS (3 April 2020). Video Source: Bitchute.






Not only is the pandemic real, but it is highlighting and testing weaknesses and blind spots in our societies. The insensitivity shown by some toward the elderly is terrible. My heart goes out to every person who is alone in a nursing home as this disease ravages these institutions, especially if these older people are cut off from their friends and families. Older people are devalued because of their limited productive capacity in a broken system. Those who use that metric to decide who will live and die exhibit the bankrupt mindset of a bankrupt economy.


Pivot away from the Macro, toward the Micro

That bankrupt economy will likely collapse. The time frame for the pandemic is likely two years, followed by an economic depression, social transformation, and possible wars. Life is not likely to return to 'normal' as we knew it for another decade.

We need to recover lost skills, lost techniques in food cultivation, preparation and storage. We need to rebuild lost industrial capabilities. And we need to stop expecting our governments to do everything for us and the mainstream media to spoonfeed us pablum information. Individuals have to evolve, as do their governments.

Blaming our leaders is a coping mechanism, and provides a false illusion of control which in fact weakens us. With our eyes always fixed in fear on top-down political action and abstraction, we become weak and susceptible to totalitarianism. Stop blaming the evil fascist President Trump, or the cabal, or the Deep State. Focus on the microcosm. Work online to develop and strengthen community-level networks and initiatives in the virtual space. Reach out by telephone to ensure that seniors, impoverished and isolated people in your community are supported and protected.