… on our wonderful planet.
What we call “The Earth” is such a beautiful planet, and it could have been such a joy to live here. However, with the increasingly more erratic ruling classes constantly forcing more “order” down our throats for all the wrong reasons, there is neither much space left to roam nor much joy in being around.
Maybe I have already been around for too long and studied history too deeply. Whatever, nothing much seems to have improved in our societies
in the thousand years since the Norse sailed in Viking.
The wrong people set the “order” back then, and the same “recipe for perpetual destruction” has been applied ever since.
Regardless of whether it is called the “old order”, the “new world order”, or given totally different names and superficial appearances, it is all built on fear, false hopes and damn lies, and the entire burden is carried by slaves.
It doesn't matter what colors the various flags and banners are given, as their only purpose is to divide and line people up “orderly” in attack and defense positions against each other. And, one can hardly differentiate “attack” from “defense” when all involved stand to lose everything no matter the outcome “on paper”.
If we were wise we would not participate in any of it, but too many of us still do and most likely always will. That's why it's so hard to change course, but also so important that we do.
We cannot hide the fact that quite a few of us would participate in harming others if given incentives and guarantees that we would get away with it. And, nearly all would inflict even deadly harm onto others if put under enough pressure – self-preservation is a strong force that is easily manipulated.
The range of reasons for brutality covers the entire spectrum, and most are regarded as legal, and even “honorable”. That's what we get when we let the wrong people set the “order” in big and small. Rewarding the biggest bullies is high on their agenda, as they need them for protection when their own failures come back to haunt them.
Whatever progress one can observe throughout history, is mainly found in improved methods and technology by which we can inflict harm onto others. Cannot help but be impressed by the intensity and focus there has been, and is, on turning all progress in any field into ways to do more harm.
That adding more efficient and cruel veapons is no long-term solution for preventing arms races and ultimately wars, is a fact.
That some still think it is, is also a fact.
Those who set the “order” don't need wars in order to do harm, as they are quite capable of inflicting more or
less deadly harm on the population they are in control of if there are no better targets in their sight.
It is also truly amazing how many nonsensical and harmful laws, rules and regulations they can churn out just to keep us all too busy with conforming to their “order” to throw them out of their comfortable positions.
Of course: if all else fails, then war it is. War is the perfect distraction for leaders
with failing peace-time agendas, and, with a bit of luck their more local opposition gets eradicated in the process.
If there isn't a suitable war on the horizon, then an armed conflict can always be “constructed” in order to protect the upper classes' business and personal interests. Most wars throughout history have been started that way, and there will be more.
power always corrupts
It hardly matters how much integrity and goodness people seemed to have before they came to power. Once in position nearly all end
up as mere, or most often degenerated, carbon-copies of those they succeeded.
For a start: those who seek positions are, in general, the most venal and corruptible among us. And, all else being equal: the most sociopathic and mythomaniac among them tend to win the most influential positions, simple because their special albeit (to most of us) undesirable traits make them the most believable liars of all.
Still wondering why it always is the wrong people who set the “order”? Or, why despite all
technological advances our societies stagnate and degenerate?
If you cannot come up with something better, you can blame it all on human nature. Poor things … they cannot help it even if they tried, and most of them never will.
One must pity those who actually seek positions with the intent of doing a decent job, and who, against all odds, keep on
trying. Most pity that they are so very, very few and far between.
Good thing some of them have succeded throughout history, and thereby shown us that it can be done.
Target and keep focus and constant pressure on those who set the “order”, and force them to do something worthwhile while they are in position. Then, maybe, we can turn things around a little over time, and make them work for us instead of against us for a change – wouldn't that be nice?
dissecting the merry-go-round…
Reading history as long lists of kings, rulers and people in positions, doesn't make much sense – they are always the wrong people to study. Lives (and deaths) of the common people is what is worth studying in depth, as they were the many who were directly affected by the “order” set by the few in their time.
No different at present. What people in positions utter consists mostly of hot air aimed at warming up their own followers,
and can as such safely be ignored. What effects their “order” have on us all, is all that really matters…
…but you already know that, and more.
Maybe you also know that those who really set the “order” rarely ever speak, or even show up, in public? Clandestine operations work best for their agenda.
Don't worry if you skimp on a chapter from the past. History will repeat itself – those who set the
“order” will make sure of that as that's how they make a living.
Like being locked inside a perpetual time machine controlled by mad men: we will have to relive all that was wrong in the past, and are expected to accept it. Don't.
To observe and deduce what has been, and is, going on in the world, and write down a few thoughts while being
at it, is an alright passtime activity for the disillusioned.
To those among us who still have dreams about improvements and changes: yes, each and everyone of us can make it happen, by being the improvements and changes we want.
I have served my time in workplaces, army barracks and whatnot, and won't be back for more. There simply isn't enough left of value
in that distorted but oh so “orderly” organized merry-go-round world to be worth the effort.
Think I'll just stay here and catch another dream…
05.oct.2017 - minor adjustments.
07.oct.2017 - added 'Rummel' quote + link.
08.oct.2017 - minor adjustments + added ICAN link.
11.oct.2017 - expanded details.
last rev: 11.oct.2017