Thursday, July 02, 2015

Big Brother v. the people

"War is peace. Slavery is freedom. Ignorance is strength." Remember those words from George Orwell?

Big Brother has been doing his best to impose totalitarian mind-control on us through it's Ministry of Truth [TM] ("news media" in the popular imagination), which not only tells us what's going on but how to feel about it. The extension of that effort at control through social and entertainment media has been particularly effective via the not-so-subtle social pressures of "political correctness." The White Rainbow House has now apparently dropped every pretense of promoting national unity in its policies, positions, and posturings. It's now open season on the resistance, and the news networks are nothing less that its own tentacles for controlling public opinion.

Despite these efforts, about half the population remains unaccountably recalcitrant, refusing (so far) to bend to the will of Big Brother and his media elites. Rasmussen Reports' "Marriage Update" (June 25, 2015) states that 50% of Likely U.S. Voters still consider marriage a religious institution, in line with past sentiments. Of the 76% who are either now married or have been married, 55% consider marriage a religious institution, while 34% consider it a civil one.

In fact, the number of Likely U.S. Voters who consider marriage a religious institution rather than a civil one has unaccountably risen from 36% to 43% in most recent polling. "Support for gay marriage reached a high of 48% almost a year ago and again in December, but then fell to 42% in February, tying the all-time low first reached in late 2013."

The brainwashing will continue, no doubt about it. If you want your children and their friends to have a fighting chance at retaining freedom of thought, you may wish to promote and join The Society for the Defenestration of Television Sets, Computers, and Other Electronic Devices (TFTDOTSCAOED, for short). When kids on their first trips to libraries are asking librarians where the switch is to "turn on" their books, you know you've got a challenge on your hands.

Power to the people! Protect your mind! Rage against the machine! Resist Leviathan! Resist Newspeak! Farenheit 451! ETWAGIHE!

1 comment:

Amateur Brain Surgeon said...

Fantastic, Doc. Well written with just the right amount of serious outrage.

About P.C. ABS is sure that everyone reading your great blog understands that is just the colloquial expression for Cultural Marxism which is the fetid blossom fully realised from its evil root planted in the Frankfurt School and which root/plant was fertilised by Critical Theory and its putative experts like the execrable Stanley Fish etc.

One has to give the totalitarian bastids their due. They won and their victory is complete.

The good news is that God can bring good out of this evil and any man whose soul is not dead will be able to see clearer during these increasingly dark days but that ability will be owing solely to the action of the Holy Ghost for the One Holy Roman Catholic and Apostolic Church has, for the time being, made its peace with its enemies and its epicene ecclesiastics have been professionally trained to be meek and mild before malign men seeking to destroy them and their flocks.

That is, we are on our own and we are blessed to be alive at this great time of choosing for as Saint Vincent of Lerins tells us, this is the way God tests us to see if we love Him.

Had Amateur Brain Surgeon been been born into a different age - say the 13th Century - it might well have been more more difficult for him to attain unto Salvation owing to Europe being at peace in the tranquillity (roughly speaking) of order.

No, Doc. God intended that me and thee be alive at this time.

All laud to God the Father be
All praise, Eternal Son, to thee:
All Glory, as is ever meet,
To God the holy Paraclete.

(Brevarium meum today. Hour of Prima)