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“Meritocracy”, another anti-Establishment message brought to you by, the Establishment…

If you told me the following video was created as a clever piece of satire, I’d probably believe it, and find the whole thing to be a rather entertaining parody which quite adequately portrays how the an idealistic new political system might be advertised to a younger generation who “know all about the Elites, and hate them…”

Unfortunately, this is all completely real…

But really it serves as a terrific textbook example of Hegelianesque social engineering at work. One of the things of interest to me in this little video pitch, is how it all falls so nicely into the growing stream of millennial-generation political thought which one many levels has a greater awareness of there being an “Elite”, and on the surface seems to pushing back against a good many truly odious forces in our modern society. It is Zeitgeist phenomena trying to turn the corner into tangible political action. The “Occupy Movement” hoping to gain genuine traction and dethrone those pernicious “One-percenters”…

However… “There is nothing new under the sun”… It would seem that the Ecclesiastical Biblical maxim holds true, yet again. As a quote from Patrick Wood’s technocracyrising.com reads:

“In the heat of the Great Depression during the 1930s, prominent scientists and engineers proposed a utopian energy-based economic system called Technocracy that would be run by those same scientists and engineers instead of elected politicians. Although this radical movement lost momentum by 1940, it regained status when it was conceptually adopted by the elitist Trilateral Commission. (co-founded by Zbigniew Brzezinski and David Rockefeller) in 1973 to be become its so-called “New International Economic Order.”

As far as I can tell, the differences between Technocracy, and Meritocracy, are merely subtle discrepancies in the way the same core concept is being packaged and presented. As such, the basic tenets of Meritocracy are neither new, nor any genuine threat to the entrenched power brokers who originally spawned and funded such propositions in the first place, almost a hundred years ago. There are many interviews and lectures Wood has given, breaking down the elaborated definition of all that Technocracy was championed as in the past, as is finding a resurgence now once again. It does make a lot of sense that in our technologically-infused age, this kind of ideology would find an increasing amount of sympathy, where instead of spoiled billionaires and pompous politicians, people would welcome the suggestion of having engineers, scientists, (i.e., the “Technocrasts”) run things. After all, we’ve already seen people worship figures like Steve Jobs and Bill Gates, for their perceived techno-revolutionary Buddha-like wisdom and philanthropic altruism, why not put people like that in charge…?

And so, the familiar Hegelian dance sashes on. Front foot thesis, back foot anti-thesis, everybody shuffle over into synthesis…

As has been before, in so many previous prepackaged “counter-culture” movements, the ideological seeds of this “grass-roots” were first nurtured under the warm lamps of an “Institutional Greenhouse” of thought manipulation. And, also like so many other “independent” and allegedly fight-the-Man groups and movements, we once again see how the same familiar kinds of long-used Establishment/Esoteric symbolism keep popping up as doubleheadedphoenixwell. The compass/rose of the main “Meritocracy” logo is telling in and of itself, yet I also found this other symbol that is supposedly affiliated with the Meritocracy political movement, and was rather amazed at how much it resembled a somewhat abstracted version of the double-headed eagle/phoenix, a symbol of Empire, secret societies and mystical ambitions of power which goes back who-knows-how-many millennia…

Of course, speculations involving symbolism is always just that in the end, speculation. But, what I would heavily argue is NOT speculation, is that the both the political mechanisms being proposed in the video above, as well as the broader almost Utopian vision being touted, is undeniable the very SAME vision that has been held by the very Elites which the naïve young believers in Meritocracy have convinced themselves they are going to break away from. It’s merely a different road to the same ultimate destination. Or maybe not even that far, maybe only more like a newly upgraded billboard, on the same road, to the same NWO destination…

I mean, come on, the guy is in his twenties after all, and he’s wearing a sport coat over a cool-looking graphic tee. You think stodgy old New World Order billionaires and aristocrats are hip to wearing graphic tees? No way man… 😉 Never mind that as the video goes on, it becomes increasingly hard to tell if the Illuminati-related images being shown in the background are included as examples of things intended to be done away with, or actually emulated and pursued, only in a younger, more hipster-friendly way. The Georgia Guidestones? Hey those are cool, as long the people putting their message of massive population reduction into effect are smart, educated, tech-savvy scientists, and not a bunch of stuffy lame media-mogul billionaires…

In the end, the only conclusion I am able to come to is that Meritocracy is simply Technocracy 2.0. It is a political ideology which ultimately seeks to establish the same globalist, totalitarian, privacy-eliminating, “data-omniscient”, State-worshipping goals already being advocated by the current batch of ruling “crats”, and only attempts to repackage it in such a way as to make it appear less threatening, more “scientifically-based”, more environmentally-friendly, and overall more attractive to a world embracing the integration of technology into every corner our everyday lives.

So… “Out with the Old, in with the New”, but then… “Everything that was old, is new again!” Please stop the merry-go-round sir, I want to get off. I think I just threw up a little bit on my graphic tee..

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Welcome to the Networked Society….

This is one of the creepiest technology-related commercials I’ve seen yet… The “internet of everything”. It’s coming. It’s more or less already here. It’s going to be so awesome. Solve all of our problems, turn the world into one big sustainable utopia. Can’t wait till they start chipping pregnant women in order to keep an eye on the health of their babies… I think the most noteworthy, and most frightening, aspect of this whole ad, is how it depicts the streams of lights, zooming around, connecting everything. Probably the most perfect visual depiction of the concept of how spirits could possibly “ride” the entire global network, and essentially be themselves embedded into every conceivable aspect of our lives. They sure manage make the Mark of the Beast system look pretty darn idyllic. Who wouldn’t want to live in a world like that. Everything is sunny and happy and safe. Skynet will take good care of us all… I found this video while looking for an online copy of this commercial, which I saw last night, featuring Ericsson’s “Vehicle Cloud” system. (but I was unable to find a version that I could successfully embed into wordpress).

iWorship…

Few phenomena on the spectrum of human behavior give the me the willies the way that the “Church of all things i” does.appleparthenon

Last night, the cult of Jobs had their long-awaited “revealing” of their new iPhone 6, along with their spiffy new iWatches and iPay system. For me, watching the new CEO take the stage and try to do his predecessor justice in his performance of the “reveal” was like sitting in on some religious ritual to which I have no personal empathy towards, an outsider marveling at both the ritual itself, and how the media busily dissects the unraveling story of how the Church of Jobs is adapting to it’s new high priest.

You see, the “reveal” is really the pinnacle of religious experience for the devout iWorshipper. It is the moment where years of anticipation and leaked reports and teasers finally culminate in the rapturous unveiling of the latest piece of iDolatry, which the iWorshippers wholly believe will instantly jobsstatuechange their individual lives, and society at large, for the absolute better. Jobs, the founder and one True Prophet of the Church of i, was of course the master of the reveal, and this being the first true reveal to occur since his departure the iRealms beyond, makes for it being a very pivotal moment in the history of iFaith. The iFollowers must be able to put full confidence in Jobs’ apprentice, and this seems to have now been more or less accomplished, thanks the life-altering features of the iPhone 6’s larger screen, slimmer width, longer-lasting battery, and overall “most beautiful design ever”… Truly, the iFlock has much to rejoice about.

But wait iBrothers and iSisters, that’s not all… Jobs the Father has bequeathed to us the promise of the iWatch, to be released in January of next year, which will sync with all your other iDevices and make your iLife that much more iComplete.

Beyond this, we have the soul-electrifying development of Appleanity’s new payment system. (Which the iLords would’ve probably called iPay, if it -didn’t appear as though some other, obviously non-iDevout company hadn’t already copyrighted that divinely-inspired iName.)applehead

illelujah, sing iPraises to the iFather, and the iSon, and the iSpirit, for bringing us, the iMasses, that much closer to the ultimate, and final, REVEAL, the revelation of the iMessiah….

iMen.