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“But It’s Just Entertainment… (Right??)”

Screen-Shot-2014-10-27-at-5_10_30-PMLast weekend Jim Carey hosted SNL, and started off with his monologue dressed as “Helvis”, a horned-Baphomet version of Elvis, singing a song about pie, (which itself has some interesting metaphorical suggestions…) I found this video done by “the vigilant Christian Mario”, a person who I’ve come to appreciate a lot of the vids he’s put online, and this is a particularly well-done treatment of both the recent appearance of Jim Carey on Saturday Night Live, in which on top of the Hellvis performance, he does in fact take part in a sketch where he his senile character claims “I’m a senior member of the Illuminati”…. Hmmmm. What a hilarious thing to poke fun at. How odd that mocking God, as well as mocking the existence of true Satanism, should be such a common punch line in the entertainment biz….

Wrap an odious truth in a seemingly sarcastic, over-the-top joke, and no one will take it seriously. It’s one of the tactics used by the “Lizard Overlords” ūüėČ that I’ve come to almost have to admire for it’s sheer genius.

Anyhow, the video below goes into briefly touching upon the overall topic of Illuminati control of the entertainment industry, and then goes into further detail on Carey’s career in general and how the themes of Gnosticism and “Illumined philosophy” can clearly seen to be a constant stream throughout it. Since part of my own blog’s theme/imagery has borrowed extensively from Carey’s film “The Truman Show” since I started writing it, I felt it was a worthwhile thing to bring up, since Mario does a great job explaining how the Truman Show really does embody all kinds of gnostic symbolism, and really portrays the gnostic worldview overall, whereby God is really the evil one, the bad guy, and Lucifer is the savior, the one who frees mankind from God’s tyrannical rule by giving the gift of knowledge… As a Christian who fully opposes the Gnostic belief system, I chose to use the imagery of The Truman Show, because much like the film “The Matrix”, it ironically can actually be employed as a very useful metaphor for either Gnosticism OR the gospel, depending on how you interpret it.

The basic concept of “the matrix” is itself quite an applicable one, the main question is that of who you believe is the one ultimately responsible for pulling the wool over the world’s eyes…

Why Is The Propaganda Box Producing So Many Shows About Living Off The Grid..??

Last night my wife and I saw this preview for a new upcoming reality show on TLC:

I confess, we watch a fair amount of reality tv shows in our house. We were there to see Jon and Kate’s marriage dissolve on national television, chain-smoker Phil finally die of a heart attack on Deadliest Catch, Honey Boo Boo fart-joke her way into the hearts of millions, and the Duck Dynasty clan celebrate their combination of million-dollar holdings and down home swamp family values. But lately, over the past couple of years, we have noticed an interesting trend in the pseudo-reality show realm, the increasing number of programs that in some way or another involve people living, by choice, in circumstances less than all of what modernity has to offer.

First there were all these “Survivalist” shows featuring guys like Bear Grylls, or that other survivalist guy, or the survivalist duo of guys, or the survivalist married couple. Lots of eating grubs and drinking from coconuts etc. Then you started seeing all these shows based in the wilderness of Alaska, like “Ultimate Survival Alaska“, on the National Geographic channel, where four teams were racing through the Alaskan wilderness, having to traverse all kinds of natural obstacles.¬†¬† A litany of¬†Alaska-themed shows has sprung up, such as “Alaska: The Last Frontier” and¬†¬†“Life below Zero“, (which is actually pretty good), both of which feature families and individuals trying to live off the land.¬† There’s “Out of the Wild”, and “Alaskan Bush People“, the latter being a show which featured a family in very much the same manner that this new TLC show appears to be imitating and trying to expand upon.¬† To the east of Alaska, our Canadian neighbors have given us “Ice Lake Rebels“, which documents the lives of those living as inhabitants of house boats on a lake frozen for most of the year in Yellowknife Bay in the Northwest Territories.¬† The show “Mountain Men” features (of course) mountaineer-types living off the land in Alaska, the Rockies of Montana, and the Appalachians. But this new “reality” genre goes far beyond the Frozen North, with shows like “Naked and Afraid”, “Live Free or Die“, and “The Legend of Mick Dodge“.¬†¬† Mick Dodge is a man who the cameramen follow around the forests of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State, where he has lived as a sort of mick_dodgeroaming woodsman for decades now, bivouacking in mossy tree stumps and caves, eating things like wild mushrooms and fresh salmon.¬† In a similar vein, I have also taken notice of several shows dealing with various “prepper” topics, such as “Doomsday Preppers“, “Doomsday Castle” and “Doomsday Bunkers”.

There are really too many shows like this to try and list every last one of them, but you get the gist. The real question for me however, has been, “Why exactly are they so keen to highlight this broader topic, with all of it’s subcategories and tangential pursuits…?”

Obviously, the surface-level answer would be simply that an increasing number of people are interested in these kinds of “alternative” lifestyles, whether they are actually interested in possibly trying it out themselves one day, or simply because the mundane routine of suburban living has somehow made the act of watching someone eat larvae out of a log or try not to freeze to death overnight seem entertaining when compared to the thrilling adventure supplied by driving our climate-controlled S.U.V.’s to the grocery store and back. But I would say that just because a large segment of the population finds a topic interesting/appealing, doesn’t automatically mean that the controlling hands at the helms of the major networks will oblige and produce content in that direction. There’s always a reason. Always an agenda.

Has anyone else noticed this surge in going-back-to-nature programming? Could this spate of survivalist, living-off-the-grid t.v. shows really¬†have something to do with being a response to the increasing number of people getting weary of things like smart-meters and endless energy-rate hikes and internet surveillance..? Do you think it does more to romanticize and glorify these kinds of less-is-more approaches to life, or do they in the end actually serve to show just how difficult, if not darn near impossible, such a goal is in the societal context we now find ourselves in? Is it being relegated as something that is nice to imagine, but not so much to personally attempt, in some lame wave of reverse-psychology against giving any serious consideration as to how we might take tangible steps towards detaching ourselves from this artificial and entropic matrix closing in all around us…?

What do you think, does it work towards portraying the people who are living by such ideologies as brave and ingenious, or as crazy as paranoid?

The Z Factor…

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So I seem to be having zombies on the brain lately. Maybe it’s cuz of the recent Canary Cry zombie episode, or maybe because my wife and I watched the 2009 flick “Zombieland” the other day when there wasn’t anything else on tv…¬† Zombie movies/shows really aren’tguns our thing, but the fact that¬†Woody Harrelson was in it made it moderately entertaining, so, there it was, the rare moment we engage in anything zombie-themed, yet it did make me stop and think a little more about this whole pop cultural phenomenon which surprisingly¬†has shown little sign of slowing down, and what it all¬†might really mean…

Do I think the prospect of a true, literal “zombie apocalypse” is super likely? No. Not really. I mean, sure, stranger things have happened, and stranger yet are probably yet to happen, but still, I honestly don’t see the full-on “Dawn of the Dead” scenario taking full global effect as in the movie “World War Z” (which, ok, I confess I saw that one too…) So what is the zombie meme really all about then? Is it jzombie_apocalypse_motorcycle_3ust some kind of media reflection of a darker side to our collective psyche, some kind of statement about our suppressed inner desires to unload copious amounts of buckshot into bipedal creatures with no moral repercussions? Is it just about senseless violence and an immature fascination with gore? Does it somehow tie into perpetrating the whole theme of “pandemic” which is fleshing itself out in the contZombie-Bikeext of Ebola right now…? Perhaps…

One thing that really struck me as I reflected on the undercurrent of thought that is prevalent in virtually every zombie piece, is just the basic concept of how “zombification” basically takes people, human beings who were once sacred and valuable creatures, imbued with inherent rights and moral realities, and reduces them to essentially being quasi-human garbage, rendering them essentially useless for anything other than filling a screen-play with a hundred different creative ways of dispatching them.

Now, the question of whether zombies are a “real thing” is certainly an interesting conversation, and I’m not dismissing it, I’m simply finding myself at the point where I can’t help but also wonder, “What if the ‘zombie concept’ is just more of a Hollywood portrayal of a frighteningly real lego-zombie-apocalypsemanner in which certain people actually view the world right now…?” What I mean is, we watch these films and shows, and everyone assumes that the “non-zombies” are just representing us, the regular people who haven’t yet been bitten and contracted the “zombie virus”. The assumption always inherent in the perspective of the protagonists in the zombie apocalypse genre, is that it’s come down to a question of outright survival, and surviving is going to mean having to stomach some rather unpleasant sights, sounds and actions. In order for your own brains to not wind up on the dinner plate, you’re going to have to get over your sentimental attachments and pull that trigger when a drooling Aunt Beatrice comes trying to break down your door. If there is one thing that is virtually ubiquitous in all zombie fare, it is the notion that there is no saving these “people”, if in fact you could even call them that anymore. They are indeed now less than people, and more like a horde of roaches that has infested a building, with no remedy other than to 1e4a83cterminate every last one of them with extreme prejudice.

Ok. I realize I’m stating the obvious here, but just wait. But the thing I don’t hear anyone asking about yet is this:

What if “zombies”¬†are really just a metaphor for the way we are already¬†regarded by the “elites” right now, as we speak…?

What if the “meme” exists, more than we realize, only without the need for viruses and pandemics, no brain feasting, nor any of the Hollywood make-up showing rotting flesh and moaning undead… What if it’s just a metaphor for the “solution” to be eventually carried out on us? What if we are the “zombies”, in the eyes of certain individuals who sincerely believe they have transcended our mindless existence, and thus the non-stop fascination with the zombie theme is really just a twisted way of getting us to accept this on a subliminal level?zombie_00272224

To be honest, I almost find this idea more terrifying than the conventional prospect of a “zombie apocalypse”, yet I must say I also find it much more realistic. How many times, and in how many ways now, have we seen one new meme after another sweep through the media, through entertainment and “news”, and work to somehow convince us all to accept things and ideas which ultimately serve to make us agree to our own societal imprisonment, accept the surveillance of our own citizenry, embrace the poisoning of our food and water, and eventually, zombie_apocalypse_demotivatorultimately, acquiesce to the perceived need to cull a large percentage of “undesirables” from our midst.

I have to say, ever since I started pondering this whole idea, every time I see anything zombie-related, I just think eugenics, and it gives me the creeps. People today look back at Auschwitz and Buchenwald and shudder at the horror of how millions of people were systematically eradicated, without remorse, and yet we turn around and watch countless movies and tv shows portraying the same thing going on, (only usually on a global scale), and it’s accepted as being simultaneously logical, and entertaining!

The lies of occult-based Nazi Aryanism once convinced the Germans that the Jews were “sub-human”, the scourge that needed to be cleansed from the earth.¬† Perhaps today we should be cognizant of whatever new means of defining a classification of “sub-humans” might arise, or already be arising, as well.

Thank You, Dr. Stan…

drstanJust found out this morning that Dr. Stanley Monteith went to be with Jesus yesterday. It would be hard to fully encapsulate all that this man has done in service to the Lord and to the Truth regarding the Days that we are all living in today. The man was a pioneer, a servant, an intellectual, and a true example to all the Saints who have been destined by God to live in the Last Days. This man was researching and revealing the constructs of the New World Order before I was born, and I only discovered his show, Radio Liberty, a couple years ago, but in that time I have listened to countless hours of amazing interviews and discussions on all sorts of pressing international and spiritual topics. He has my utmost respect and thanks, and if anyone deserves to finally go and be able rest from his labors for the Lord in the last century, it is this man.

James Corbett, who was regularly featured as a guest on Radio Liberty, has written a stirring tribute, In Memoriam Stan Monteith.
Even Alex Jones (who I am often not a fan of his style/rhetoric) had some laudable words for this man who paved the way for so many now speaking out on these things today.

The Luciferian’s Hope…

I really dig the videos by this this guy, the way he breaks it all down and always says, “it’s so obvious guys….”¬† The illuminati propaganda really is everywhere you turn these days.

30 Seconds to… Turn It Off!

untitledSo last I’m up a little later than usual, and I plop myself down on the couch and start flipping through the channels to unwind a bit before bed, and I happen to land on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, just as his musical guest “30 Seconds to Mars” is taking the stage.¬† I couldn’t find a pic of the actual performance from last night, but the first thing that invades my vision is the “band” playing in front of the same triangle/pyramid image shown above.¬† (I say “band” because it consisted of the singer, Jared Leto, a keyboard player, and some electronic drums.¬† *sigh*¬† This is what passes as “rock” music these days…?)¬† But seriously, after doing my last post on Illuminati/pyramid symbolism in album covers, needless to say such a visual was impossible to ignore.¬† I confess, until last night I had only heard of the name “30 Seconds to Mars” in passing, and wasn’t at all familiar with the group, and honestly, I don’t think I’ve even seen Jared Leto in any of his acting roles since his debut heartofwisdommarstrianglein “My So-Called Life” back in the 90’s… So of course today I couldn’t help but do some quick googling, and for crying out loud.¬† You¬†really tumblr_moz0yfKM3x1rkdxrwo1_500couldn’t¬†classify this as a case of “hunting for the occult symbolism”, because honestly, if you do a google image search for the band name, for Leto, their albums, symbols, etc., you are faced with a barrage of nothing BUT esoteric and illuminist iconography!¬† It’s not even a joke.¬† It would actually be a real challenge to find a single image associated with this band that doesn’t contain occult meaning.¬† I mean, just the name itself for starters is a little too obvious, if you have even the most vague familiarity with the significance of Mars in mystery school religions.¬† But then it just goes on and on, like drinking from a veritable fire hose of occult-derived concepts and phrases and images.¬† You’ve got everything from their primary logo,(prominently tattooed on both of Leto’s forearms)¬†which doubles as Phoenix-Logothe¬†pyramid/capstone and also one of the symbols of the “elements”, and also it would seem tautographhat it correlates to something called the “Heart of Wisdom”, which comes from Kabbalah.¬† Then you got the phoenix, the X/O symbolism (which has many layers of meanings; such as time/space), the heavy use of “runes”and other magikal symbols¬†(usually portrayed in a more “modern” or almost alien-looking¬†style), a “trinity” of skulls, and on and on it goes…¬† Apparently even the way they sign autographs is by simply writing their own unique rune symbol. Five-ElementsA quick perusal of Leto’s childhood and rise to both Hollywood and musical stardom was also pretty interesting.¬† Originally from Louisiana, his parents divorced early on, and so he moved around a lot due to grandfather being in the airforce.¬† At some point his mother “joined the hippie movement” (even though he wlogo-echelon-30-seconds-to-marsasn’t even born until 1971?) and so he says, “I was raised around a lot of artists, musicians, photographers, painters and people that were in theater,”¬†(from¬†¬†an interview with Kerrang!) “Just having the art communal hippie experience as a child, there wasn’t a clear line that was drawn. We celebrated creative experience and creative expression. We didn’t try and curtail it and stunt any of that kind of growth.”¬† Eventually he winds up going to two different prestigious D.C. prep schools (as most kids with hippie-upbringings do)¬†before going on to study art and film-making in PA and NY, and then etumblr_ludw7eaSnL1qzub73o1_500ventually moving out to California to get serious about making music (and do a little acting on the side…)¬† Just your typical kid-with-high-ranking-military-family-has-artsy-hippie-childhood-and-East-Coast-blueblood-education-then-goes-on-to-Hollywood-and-music-industry-super-stardom-fame story.¬† (I say that jokingly, but when you think about other child actors such as River Phoenix (there’s another interesting name) who actually have¬†somewhat similar stories, it’s not as uncommon as we might think).¬† Guess I might have to shuffle through the youtube results for “Jared Leto illuminati family”..? Overall, I know I’m not “breaking a story” here in any sense.¬† I suppose it’s just one of those “I can’t believe Inecklace hadn’t even heard of this already” kinds of things.¬† But then again, I can believe it, because I’m definitely not trying to keep up with the endless waves of corporately-produced “rock bands” they keep churning out who somehow seem oblivious to the fact that everything they’re doing which they think is so hip and young and cool is nothing but a sad rehash of all the neon and pastel colored garbage that came out in the 80’s, albeit infused with a massively increased dose of occult imagery, themes and symbols.¬† (like, “Hello? 1983 is calling, th8b490cc378791b0c5d53236ab85cf44eey want their spiked hair and sleeveless Tee’s back…)¬† But I guess that’s sort of the point.¬† You can’t hope to infect the entire spectrum of youth culture with your Illuminati-themed tripe if you’re only targeting the hip-hop and heavy-metal crowds.¬† The sexually-marinated likes of Miley Cyrus and Katy Perry¬†won’t appeal to everyone.¬† I guess you have to go after the kids who think bands like Maroon 5 (uggh!)¬†are where it’s at as well.¬† I guess I just have to get over my weird compulsion to want to mock the very idea that such “bands” can even be labejared-leto-30-seconds-to-mars-illuminatiled as “rock” music nowadays, and just focus on the fact that the underlying New Age message inherent in them is every bit as dangerous and deceptive and blasphemous as Perry’s songs about copulating with aliens or Jay Z’s Aleister Crowley worship.

Tough Questions…

HT_james_wright_foley_jef_140819_16x9_992By now everyone has heard the latest news regarding the journalist James Foley.¬† I flipped on the tube last night while preparing dinner as the story was breaking.¬† I’m not exactly sure just how readily available the actual video of his beheading still is on the internet (it’s at least been removed from Youtube), but I admit, I searched for it for a few minutes to no avail.¬† Not for some macabre fascination with seeing brutal killings, but this is just one of those things, where for¬†those of us who understand the truly Machiavellian methods employed by the PTSB, this is exactly the kind of thing which cannot simply be taken at face value and assumed to be all that it appears on the surface, simply because it is so horrific and sensitive¬†in nature, and crosses certain lines of perception and international intrigue¬†never quite before experienced,¬†or because it appeals¬†to our preconditioned reactions to the traumatic and unsavory.¬† So for those reasons, I confess, if I had the chance, I’d be interested in seeing the actual video.¬† Maybe that’s not a super politically-correct thing to say, I don’t know, but the reality is that this death, and the intended media spectacle created by it, fits perfectly and obviously into the broader “script”.

Supposedly the video shows Foley speaking before his beheading saying “‚ÄĚI call on my friends, family members and loved ones to rise up against my real killers, the U.S. government.‚Äô” I don’t know if this is indeed true, since as I said I haven’t seen the actual video yet, and who knows if I ever will.¬† If he did say that, then who knows if that was just something he was forced to say, or if it came from his own freewill.¬† Perhaps that could be one of the reasons why the government would want it removed from public view, to remove that element from the conversation completely.¬† Maybe they just don’t want the masses picking apart the video for any clues/inconsistencies in the videography or location or clothing or whatever.¬† (you would think though that by now there are already millions of copies of the original video floating around, but anyways…)

Obama just delivered a message to the world, talking about how “a just God would never tolerate this” (wow…) and vowing to do whatever it takes to keep Americans safe (and of course, as another captured journalist waits in the wings, needing rescue by the globalist Western forces…)¬† Anyhow, what I DID manage to just see (maybe ten minutes ago now) was the interview of Foley’s parents, available for viewing¬†here.¬† (sorry, it’s FOX News, but it’s where I could find it…)¬† Maybe I’m crossing boundaries here, maybe I’m letting my caution give way to borderline “paranoia”, but honestly, after going back over myriads of¬†interview videos of the parents/family of victims of things like Sandy Hook and others, I can’t help but watch such interviews now¬†with a massive degree of skepticism and scrutiny, especially when they turn out to¬†so blatantly reinforce the party line…

As I watched the parents of James Foley speak, I was instantly struck by the very surprising composure maintained especially by the mom, who let’s remember only just yesterday found out her son was decapitated, and done so publicly for the world to watch.¬† It was her demeanor more than anything which came across to me as more than a little odd, especially as the interview went on.¬† There was even a fleeting moment where someone asks her about her other sons, and she says “We have four sons, no, three sons…”¬†¬† (you don’t know how many sons you have…?)¬† The Dad breaks down a few times, yet the mom almost inexplicably continues to spout off highlights of her son’s career, and enumerate various factoids and anecdotal praise for her son with astonishing calm.¬† Maybe some would say that since their son was captured around two years ago, they’ve already undergone most of their grieving and so were more or less prepared for such an event…¬† Maybe they really do have a sincere faith in God and that is what is giving them the strength to speak to the media at such length, only hours after the globally-broadcast execution of their child, with a casualness and comfortability¬†most people would not have in speaking to reporters under any circumstance…¬† Maybe Foley is really nothing more than an innocent reporter, who fell into the hands of some really bad folks (and interestingly enough, this was apparently his second kidnapping, not his first…)¬† Maybe it’s actually just extremely uncouth and in bad form to question the parents of a man who just died so horrifically.

Or maybe that’s¬†precisely the kind of psychological barrier we are expected not to cross, in order not to question the amazingly-fortuitous manner which an event as ugly and jarring as this actually fits right into the overall agenda of fomenting the American public and the world at large into buying into the never-ending, ever-increasing, “Big-Brother-please-save-me-from-the-bad-guys” agenda of the Luciferian “war on terror”…

Dissociation, of a nation…

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A few days ago, I listened to an episode of the End Times Matrix News podcast, where the host Tim Clark talks about “Mind Control programming and the occult illumination process being conducted on all of society” (amongst some other topics including current events).¬† I’m really digging the podcast overall, and ever since listening to that particular episode, I’ve found myself thinking a lot about this whole issue of dissociation / thought-programming / societal manipulation / compartmentalization and so on…

I know it’s not really a new revelation or concept to anyone who has any understanding of the “NWO agenda” on any level, because of course, that’s what we mean when we talk about being “freed from the Matrix”, or, “having your paradigm shattered”, or whatever other metaphors we might use.¬† We are talking about that old schemata of beliefs about the world around us, that previous way we used to regard our reality, which was in so many a lot more pleasant and fluffy than the one we have come to accept as the truth…

Even the most mainstream definitions of “dissociation” within psychology readily admit that this is something that yellow-brick-road-the-wiz-5occurs on a whole spectrum of varying degrees of intensity, the most extreme examples being of course the kind we find in SRA victims and individuals subjected to MK Ultra / Monarch programming, and other such forms of demonically inspired¬†mind-control programs.¬† Trauma is the underlying factor is this most extreme form.¬† Intentionally inflicted, this causes the victims, (usually children to start with) to actually “split” their core person, in order that their might be one “person” (or alter) who can be present during the abuse/torture, allowing the other “core” person to go “down”, dormant, to find a “safe place” to hunker down until the trauma is over and it feels ok enough to re-emerge to the surface, while the newly created “alter” then goes “down”, taking with them all the painful memories associated with that horrific experience.¬† In the parlance of the “Wizard of Oz” programming so often used with monarch/MK Ultra, that act of splitting, of finding the “safe place”, is referred to as “going over the rainbow”…

Okay, so anybody whose researched mind control or MK Ultra stuff probably knows all that.¬† I guess I’ve just been thinking about how, in a much broader sense, and also indeed in my own life and testimony, how this urge to just “go over the rainbow” is just so dang ubiquitous, whether you were the victim of something as real and psychotic as satanic ritual abuse, or just the more “generic” types of physical, psychological or sexual abuse so many people undergo during childhood/adolescence, or… (like myself), you experienced virtually nothing that could honestly be described as “traumatic” in your personal life, aside from the exposure to the same societal memes and messages coming from pop culture and the mass media propaganda machine as the rest of the population…

Even as a kid, I was all about “escaping” in my head.¬† I would sit in my room and just draw, for hours, while other kids would be outside playing, imagining worlds of treehouse cities, or massive futuristic submarines, or mansions with their own¬†miniature train sets in them like the one Ricky Schroder got to live in on the 80’s sitcom “Silver Spoons”.¬† I wasn’t escaping some abused childhood or anything, I just preferred my imagination, inspired by movies and television and books, to the “boring” reality that was around me as a child.¬† Church was a dry, smelly place to me, full of gray-haired people singing hymns and wanting you to sing in a choir at the Christmas service.¬† School wasn’t much better.¬† How said is that.¬† I basically had the middle-class suburban childhood that so many people strive to be able to give to their children, and I honestly couldn’t (and still really can’t) remember most of it, because I was “living in my own head” so much of the time.¬† (It’s actually sort of a running joke in my immediate family, how I somehow can’t remember all sorts of details about various camping trips or holidays or whatever…)

vaderAnyhow….¬† This is a kid, born in the late 70’s, growing up through the 80’s we’re talking about.¬† We didn’t have computers or internet or dvd players.¬† We didn’t even have cable, or a VCR until I was like ten years old or something.¬† It was such a far cry from today, from the environment in which my own kids are now growing up in, and yet even then, I was a full-on, sucked-in, pop-culture disciple.¬† I was a part of that “Star Wars generation”, who played the original black-and-green screened arcade game and like everyone else thought that having your very own lightsaber would be something worth cutting off more than a couple toes for…

But then, you “grow up” and get “serious” about the World…¬† You go to college, or start to listen to what all the adults in your church circles are saying is how the world is (that is, if you even grew up in a church, like I did…)¬† You exchange the old fantasies, for new ones.¬† More sophisticated, more complex, but ones that are nonetheless infused with all kinds of nostalgic, dopamine-inducing morsels, designed to hearken you back to some idyllic perspective on the modern world…¬† Your opinions on America, and it’s history, and how it’s “shaped the world” are still riddled with visions of Norman Rockwell-esque scenes, and Coca-Cola commercials, and everything else that the Madison Ave folks have been throwing at you since birth.

And the thing is, we like it.

Even as someone who has read the very words of GOD, and come to an understanding that this world, this life, and everything in it, is but a blade of grass to be blown away with the wind, a mere breath before the expanse of eternity, it is still, so very easy, to “dissociate”, by choice, and try to bounce back and forth between realities, depending on what I am feeling in any given moment…

This is just how we live, as a society today, flipping channels, using the web, checking our phones, texting our tweets, tweeting our pics, TiVo-ing this, and streaming that.¬† The vast amounts of “programming” we are constantly being subjected to via tv, movies, the internet, is mind-blowing.¬† Can you imagine someone from even a century ago suddenly being immersed in our ocean of digitally-defused vomit?

I suppose I’m sounding like just another tirade against the moral bankruptcy present in popular culture here, but what I was intending to get at is really more than that.¬† I suppose now that when I look at something like the “mainstream Christian church” here in America (and other countries, don’t feel left out), we can honestly say that “dissociation-by-choice” is the rule rather than the exception.¬† Francis Schaeffer described it as being like a two-story house, where the upper story is where the eternal/spiritual realities were allowed exist, and the lower story was the realm of the practical/physical.¬† In the metaphor, it becomes a case of hopping into whichever story is most convenient at the time, whichever one fits the personal agenda I might have going on.¬† This¬†“split” is a really a theme that runs through so much of the history of this country, in a number of varying applications, in terms of people holding their¬†faith in Christ in¬†one hand, and attempting to reconcile it with their faith in a human¬†government in the other.¬† We are time and again exhorted to recall the “Protestant roots” of this country, and think about how each of the original 13 colonies was associated with a particular Protestant denomination, etc., filled with Europeans who were fleeing persecution by the hands of both governments and the Catholic church.¬† So, even though they had¬†centuries of European history filled with failed attempts at merging the Gospel of Christ with nation’s government, the colonists, I suppose, became convinced that “democracy” or “Federalism”, or some carefully crafted version thereof, could overturn that history, and create what the Bible never calls us to do? compartmentalized-lifeOkay I’m probably really rambling here, but the¬†point at the end of all this is simply to recognize just how deep and pervasive the natural, sinful¬†desire is to CHOOSE an alternative to God’s reality.¬† Victims of SRA and other forms of intentional abuse had absolutely¬†no choice in the matter.¬† The rest of us, do, and yet what do¬†we usually choose?¬†¬†We split ourselves, time and time again, not as an internal mechanism of¬†psychological survival and self-defense, but as a rebellious¬†act, a deliberate choosing of the World and it’s narratives, because they offer alternative realities¬†which ultimately¬†do nothing but feed our basest desires, of exalting ourselves, of trusting in our own ingenuity and intelligence, of indulging our lusts and desires, and of promising us security and prosperity in the here-and-now, rather than in the reality that is to come…

Stick to the script!

Years ago I worked at a telemarketing company. Arguably the worst year and a half of my life. Towards the end of my stint there, I worked as a “team manager”, which basically meant I was responsible for firing people on an almost daily basis for not reaching their quotas, and for acting as the tireless policeman of the sacred words refered to as “the script”.

“Stick to the script” was the mantra. Deviation from the script was not tolerated. You don’t have to think about what to say, just stick to the script. You don’t have to concern yourself with fears that you may sound wooden, and superficial, and completely unbelievable to the person on the other end of the line, just stick to the script!

You see, at one point in time, someone within the company wrote the script, which was then passed on to the small army of telemarketers, who would call people at all hours of the day and night, and read the script.¬† The script contained exactly what the owners of the company wanted to be communicated over the phone.¬† That’s why telemarketing companies write scripts.¬† It keeps the pitch simple.¬† There is no need to complicate the pitch by having your telemarketers bumble it up with their own thought processes.¬† The idea is to keep the message simple and to the point, and then have it repeated over, and over, and over again.¬† That is the simple, horrifying beauty of the telemarketing script.¬† It actually works.¬† If you call enough people, and say the same, predetermined words enough times, you will get results.¬† All you have to do is stick to the script….

Today is July 3rd.¬† Tomorrow is July 4th.¬† Predictably, this means we are being told certain things, since tomorrow is a national holiday, and national holidays are obviously a prime target for would-be agents of terror.¬† Today, like so many other holiday-eves over the past decade, we hear familiar lines from a very familiar script…¬†

“According to intelligence and law enforcement officials, there is no specific terror threat for the holiday”

“While officials say no specific threats or terror plots have been discovered, they are stepping up security over concerns about so-called “lone wolves” and ongoing concern about al Qaeda”

“There are reports of concern over another terror plot involving Al Qaeda targeting a U.S. airliner, possibly timed to the London Olympic Games”

‚Äúwe need to remind our citizens to be vigilant ‚Äď to be aware of their surroundings‚Ķ”

I must confess that I am growing exceedingly weary of hearing lines from this incredibly unoriginal script…

Every time we approach another national holiday, or big travel weekend, or 9/11 memorial, or the next Superbowl MCMLXXXIV, we hear the same litany of warnings;¬† There is an increase in terrorist “chatter”, but there is no specific threat, though we must remain vigilant, and we must report any suspicious activity, and of course there has been an increase in overall “security”…¬† If you see a bag left somewhere unattended, then you’d better report it.¬† ¬† Be prepared.¬† Have an emergency kit.¬† And by the way, enjoy your holiday!

The dutiful telemarketers of the media (also sometimes refered to as “reporters”) make sure the public receives a constant dose of “the pitch”.¬† We get our regular “courtesy calls”, reminding us that the threat is still very real and very serious.¬† Of course, the nefarious plotters of American doom aren’t hatching their schemes from caves in Afghanistan anymore, now their evil lair resides somewhere in Yemen and the Arabian peninsula.¬† They are like cockroaches, these terrorists, who scurry around filling whatever empty crevice they can find that would provide shelter.¬† That’s why we’re “monitoring” them so closely.¬† Now these crafty muslims are trying to recruit European and Asian looking individuals to serve as suicide bombers,¬†¬†which is why we must now be even MORE vigilant, since apparently racial profiling won’t be as useful as it once was.¬† (pardon my excessive use of sarcasm there, couldn’t help it…)

The script which I constantly hear being read from in the media somehow makes the one I used to read from as a telemarketer sound like pullitzer-prize¬†material by comparison.¬† By some amazing feat of creative marketing, the message has now been tailored to basically describe a terrorist mindset which has actually become ever so much more stupid and simplistic since the days of Sept., 2001…¬† Unlike then, when Bin Laden & Co. were in their prime and capable of masterminding an attack which was precisely timed to coincide with the lowering of our radar and air defense systems, nowadays the typical architect of destruction is apparently more inclined to just try leaving a suitcase full of explosives¬†in a crowded place.¬† (maybe the NSA has detected “chatter” which indicates that Al Qaeda is just¬†getting lazy…?)¬† Not only that, but it would seem that now the terrorists are so dim-witted that we don’t have to worry about tipping them off that we are on to their latest plot.¬† Right now we have just discovered that a Norwegian, “believed to be in his thirties and with no criminal record”, is their next intended infiltrator of the free world.¬† Maybe we don’t know everything about this newest recruit, but we know some:

“…intelligence agencies must now find an individual who fits the profile of an al Qaeda convert: “Someone 18 to 35, someone who is from Norway, someone who has traveled to places that are jump-off spots to go to Yemen. Now, you’ve got maybe tens of thousands of people, or thousands. But you want to crunch that down to who has connection somewhere else in the database, and focus on those people.”

Yep, we’re hot on his trail.¬† Do we have to worry that we may be inadvertently warning the Scandinavian jihadist that we are looking for him, as we broadcast these details on Good Morning America, just before the latest dish on Katy Perry?¬† Nope!¬† (Don’t be silly, Al Qaeda are muslims so they’re not allowed to watch anything with Katy Perry…)

What?¬† Shut up.¬† Just stick to the script…¬†¬†¬†

The only problem is that every script has a goal, an ending, a “close”…¬† Telemarketers do not call people up and interrupt them at the dinner table¬†just¬†in the hopes of having a nice chat.¬† The script is designed to take you somewhere you somewhere, to prepare¬†the listener for whatever is coming at the end of¬†the call.¬† The script of “homeland security” is no different.¬†¬†These endless reminders to¬†“be vigilant”, and that there is ongoing “concern” for yet another plot”, are all about keeping the public engaged in the message, in anticipation for¬†some big close.¬† It’s like when you watch a news cast, or t.v. show, and for¬†the better part of an hour, you are constantly being “teased” with the same¬†brief clip, which they show before every commercial,¬†but never let you see the whole thing until the very end…

Fortunately, my time spent in that modern purgatory known as a “call center” finally ended.¬† I slept in one morning, showed up two hours late, and got canned.¬† Never been so happy to be¬†fired in all my life.¬† The company eventually folded, and last I heard was being investigated for engaging in unethical business practices.¬† And alhough I may not be spending any more soul-sucking hours in that dreadful place, I can still tell when someone is reading from a script, giving me a pitch, prepping me for the close…

Never underestimate the power of fluff…

It’s funny what I can’t help but notice these days…¬†¬† Like when the jubilent¬†jazz/swing music starts up at the beginning of the sitcom “30 Rock”, instead of settling in for 22 minutes of SNL-spinoff comedy, I find myself unable to ignore the fact that what is flashing across the screen is really¬†such an insanely ironic spectacle indeed.¬†¬†The title credits are a bouncy blur of¬†snapshots set¬†against scenes of the beloved 30 Rockefeller Plaza,¬†where relief-sculptures and fresco paintings with mythical themes and art-deco style are superimposed with clips of the hilarious cast…¬†¬†Sadly, one cannot get too far down the trail of investigating¬†all the wheels and cogs of the globalist machine before reaching the inescapable conclusion¬†that the Rockefeller family has been one of the prime pistons of the broader NWO¬†engine.¬† While some¬†might limit¬†the hyper-capitalist activities of families like¬†the Rockefellers¬†to being merely another example of bankster¬†greed, those who look deeper eventually begin to realize that¬†there is¬†a disturbing¬†undercurrent of occultism flowing¬†underneath, propelling things along, providing the philosophical¬†basis for long term goals which far exceed the¬†comparatively small-minded desire to simply acquire more¬†money, or more power…

The thing is, once you recognize that occult underbelly,¬†it becomes quite easy to see that the iconic¬†GE building is in fact strewn with all kinds of Luciferian symbolism, a veritable modern-day temple¬†erected to¬†pay homage to the¬†false god of human potential and¬†the deluded dream of a globalist utopia.¬† ¬†It is indeed a “sinister site“.¬† But is that what comes to mind when millions of average people think of the Manhattan skyscraper known affectionately as “30 Rock”?¬† Does that name make people shudder to themselves, conjuring sobering¬†thoughts about an inner circle that is so wealthy, so connected, and so driven by an ancient quest to achieve godhood¬†that they have far more control over the affairs of this world than any elected official?¬† Well, not if the name “30 Rock” instead bears instant association with the playful, fast-paced, self-deprecating humor which fills the location-named show from beginning to end.¬† And what a contrast it is…¬† How much further could you get from the storyline of wicked societal manipulation by a cabal of power-elites, than a show that is basically about a bunch of “professionals” who all constantly exhibit their own unique brand of extreme childishness?¬†

There is really nothing remotely “sinister” in the world of T.V.’s “30 Rock”.¬† Tina Fey’s down-to-earth Liz Lemon character sets the tone for the whole show, providing the viewer with a touch-point of relatability, a spunky, all-American¬†lens through which we experience the unpredictable antics of the cast and crew of the TGS…¬† Tracy and Jenna constantly compete to see who can be more self-obsessed and out of touch with reality.¬† Kenneth’s smiling, southern ignorance about the “real world” provides endless comedic opportunity.¬†¬†Frank is just a world-champion man-child.¬† And then of course there is Jack Donaghy, played by Alec Baldwin, who at first glance might be thought to be nothing more than a fairly unflattering representation of the stereotypical Republican-voting, uber-capitalist executive, but in fact is a rather complex and disarming caricature of the “elite”, i.e. a man-child¬†in an expensive¬†suit¬†and a slick hair-cut.¬†

When I first saw this show, I remember thinking how odd it is that the company GE, which owns NBC, which produces “30 Rock”, would allow itself to be portrayed on the show, as GE, which owns NBC, producing the fictitious show “TGS”,¬†with a figurehead who¬†basically personifies a full-out¬†satirical assault on corporate America and executive culture…¬† Why would a company as prestigious as GE allow itself to be parodied in such a way?¬†¬†Then I finally came to realize,¬†that’s really the genius of it.¬† The subtle yet incredibly persuasive effect of rampant self-mockery.¬† Not only does Jack Donaghy¬†exude the epitomy of narcissism and ruthless corporate politics, but his character is even used to spoof things like membership in Ivy-League secret societies (Jack is supposedly a member of the “Twig and Berries” secret society…)¬† Alec Baldwin plays the part so well, his comedic timing spot on, his witty remarks delivered with such dry, stone-faced precision, that he succeeds in turning the¬†would-be ‘villain’ into someone the audience can’t help but love.¬† The ultimate corporate clown…

¬†Of course, “30 Rock” is certainly not the only place we find such serious topics being treated with copious amounts of irreverance and spoofery. Conspiracy-related¬†issues are common fodder for ridicule in the entertainment industry, and once you start to notice, it’s almost impossible to ignore. I admit I find myself somewhat in awe of just how much can be achieved in the way of cognitive suggestion through the simple use of some clever jokes. It would be next to impossible to simply deny the existence of things like secret societies or massively powerful banking families. But if instead you simply laugh it off as something so ridiculous it must be impossible? It’s amazing how easy it is to get people to start laughing right along with you. Much like Bill Clinton, when someone in the crowd asked him about Bohemian Grove, he simply chuckled and said, “Bohemian Grove? That’s where all those rich Republicans go and stand naked against those redwood trees, right?”, and the crowd yucks it up…

But all in all, the simple fact that the show “30 Rock” takes this very significant piece of illuminati architecture and makes it the stage for a hit comedy show, is really quite a masterful¬†work of pop-culture¬†subterfuge.¬† The name and setting of the show alone is propaganda, dispelling the idea that the offices and studios inside the famous tower could possibly house anything “nefarious”, beyond the routine ambition for fame, money, sex, or whatever other form of basic self-indulgence found anywhere else…¬†

If it were only true that the world was being run amuck by nothing more than¬†disgustingly overpaid, but otherwise harmless, buffoons, with houses in the Hamptons, trophy wives,¬†and emotionally-crippling Mommy issues…¬†¬† If only 30 Rockefeller Plaza was just another shiny monument to good ol’ American capitalism.¬† If only that shiny gold statue of Prometheus wasn’t¬†in reality a Luciferian idol,¬†a depiction of how Satan sees himself as the savior of mankind, the bringer of “enlightenment” to the masses…¬†¬† If only…