The Ultimate Divide and Conquer

Russ Bangs – Off-Guardian July 27, 2020

It has frequently been observed that terror can rule absolutely only over people who are isolated against each other and that therefore one of the primary concerns of tyrannical government is to bring this isolation about. Isolation may be the beginning of terror; it certainly is its most fertile ground; it always is its result. This isolation is, as it were, pretotalitarian; its hallmark is impotence insofar as power always comes from people acting together, acting in concert; isolated people are powerless by definition.”
Hannah Arendt, The Origins of Totalitarianism

Western civilization, led by the US government and media, has embarked upon a campaign of mass psychological terrorism designed to cover for the collapsing economy, set up a new pretext for Wall Street’s ongoing plunder expedition, radically escalate the police state, deeply traumatize people into submission to total social conformity, and radically aggravate the anti-social, anti-human atomization of the people.

The pretext for this abomination is an epidemic which objectively is comparable to the seasonal flu and is caused by the same kind of Coronavirus we’ve endured so long without totalitarian rampages and mass insanity.

The global evidence is converging on the facts: This flu is somewhat more contagious than the norm and is especially dangerous for those who are aged and already in poor health from pre-existing maladies. It is not especially dangerous for the rest of the population.

The whole concept of “lockdowns” is exactly upside down, exactly the wrong way any sane society would respond to this circumstance.

It’s the vulnerable who should be shielded while nature takes its course among the general population, who should go about life as usual. Dominionist-technocratic rigidity can’t prevent an epidemic from cycling through the population in spite of the delusions of that religion, especially since Western societies began their measures far too late anyway.

So it’s best to let herd immunity develop as fast as it naturally will, at which time the virus recedes from lack of hosts (and is likely to mutate in a milder direction along the way). This is the only way to bring a safer environment for all including the most vulnerable.

The fact that most societies have rejected the sane, scientific route in favor of doomed-to-fail attempts at a forcible violent segregation and sterilization is proof that governments aren’t concerned with the public health (as if we didn’t know that already from a thousand policies of poisoning the environment while gutting the health care system), but are very ardent to use this crisis they artificially generated in order radically to escalate their police state power toward totalitarian goals.

The whole concept of self-isolation and anti-social “distancing” is radically anti-human. We evolved over millions of years to be social creatures living in tight-knit groups. Although modern societies ideologically and socioeconomically work to massify and atomize people, nevertheless almost all of us still seek close human companionship in our lives.

(I suspect most of the internet police-state-mongers are not only fascists at heart but are confirmed misanthropic loners who couldn’t care less about human closeness.)

This terror campaign seeks to blast to pieces any remaining human closeness, which means any remaining humanity as such, the better to isolate individual atoms for subjection to total domination. Arendt wrote profoundly on this goal of totalitarian governments, though even she didn’t envision a state-driven cult of the literal physical repulsion of every atom from every other atom.

So far the people are submitting completely to a terror campaign dedicated to the total eradication of whatever community was left in the world, and especially whatever community was starting to be rebuilt.

Some dream of this terror campaign somehow bringing about a magical collective transformation. They don’t explain how that is supposed to happen when everyone’s so terrorized they’re desperate to detach physically from their own shadows, let alone physically come together with other people. But any kind of political or social action, any kind of movement-building, requires close person-to-person contact.

It seems that for most erstwhile self-alleged dissidents, the fact that social media is no substitute for face-to-face organizing and group action, a fact hitherto universally acknowledged by these dissidents, is another truth suddenly to be jettisoned replaced by its complete antithesis.

Thus the terror campaign is a virus causing those it infects to abdicate all activism and all prospect for all future activism, for as long as they remain insane with the fever of this propaganda terror.

Far more profoundly and evoking despair, the terror campaign is a virus causing those it infects to fear and loathe all human contact, all companionship, all closeness, all things which ever made us human in the first place. Prior totalitarian regimes sought this lack of contact and trust through networks of informers.

These networks are part of today’s terror campaign as well, encouraged from above and spontaneously arising from below as a result of the feeling of terror as well as the exercise of prior petty-evil intentions on the part of petty-evil individuals.

But today’s totalitarian potential is far worse than this. Now the regimes aspiring to total domination have terrorized and brainwashed the vast majority of people into an automatic physical distrust of all other people. One no longer fears that someone is an informer, but fears the very existence of another human being.

Any kind of human relations, from personal friendship and romance to friendly social gatherings and clubs to social and cultural movements become impossible under such circumstances. This threatens to be the end of the very concept of shared humanity, to be replaced by an anthill of slave atoms with no consciousness beyond fear and the most animal concern for food and shelter, which already is allowed or denied in the same way experimenters do with lab rats.

And the more people fear and loathe the literal physical existence of all other people, the more the situation becomes ripe for every epidemic of murder, from the spiking rate of domestic violence and killings to incipient lynch mobs to pogroms to Nazi-style extermination campaigns.

This is the system’s end goal. It’s the logical end where every trend of today leads. All of it is trumped up over an epidemic which objectively is a flu season somewhat rougher than average.

Why do the people want to surrender and throw away all reality and future prospect of shared humanity, happiness, freedom, well-being, over so little? Is this really a terminal totalitarian death cult, the globe as one massive Jonestown?

So far it seems this is what the majority wants. If they don’t really want this consummation of universal death in spirit, emotion and body, they’d better snap out of their terror-induced mental delirium fast, before it’s too late.

Russ Bangs is a writer and organic food grower from New Jersey, United States. He blogs at Volatility and can be found on Facebook.

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5 responses to “The Ultimate Divide and Conquer”

  1. “This isolation is, as it were, pretotalitarian; its hallmark is impotence insofar as power always comes from people acting together, acting in concert; isolated people are powerless by definition.” – Hannah Arendt

    Also worth mentioning:

    Every advance in media for over a century shows that more humans become “isolated” each time. A century ago, radio and telephones were newly in widespread use, they had the paradoxical effect of making people feel more connected even as they grew further from their actual neighbors and spent more time listening to strangers.

    Motion pictures then television accelerated this atomization. By the time the Internet was added, many people trusted what they got on a home screen more than they trusted the people they worked with, went to school with, or were related to.

    It seems that while newer and more powerful tech empowers our individuality more, it also disintegrates our ability to deal with one another successfully, that is, renders us incapable of taking simple group-forming action that would quickly put a halt to such outrages as 5G, mask-wearing, and the like. As the above article notes.

    Long distance technology seems to make us more powerful. It might be the single most powerful illusion we let into our lives.

  2. Divided sheeple, social distancing, facial security systems & Muslim face coverings. I live in London, & plenty of Muslim women with their faces hidden. I’ve never spoken to a covered face and it’s the same with sheeple in masks (doctor accepted). My wife and I were in Sainsbury’s and she saw two gay guys she knew, so they broke into a conversation… me, I couldn’t talk to a pair of masks. I once called Apple over a technical issue and got the AI voice treatment, so I started hurling abuse down the phone and surprise, surprise, a human voice warmed my ear.

    Just for a moment, forget the big fear issues over Covid and consider the damage that is being done to our social networks and especially to our children. Look what HIV did to the sheeple minds. Huge numbers of sheeple have curtailed or modified their sexual behaviour due to the perceived risks and the fear put into their minds.

    How long before ‘they’ say you can get Covid from a recovered Covid patient if you have sex with them?

    The next point on plunder. After 2008, most small and many medium-sized businesses were left to swing in the breeze by the banks. This is why crowdfunding started. These businesses learned to manage without support from banks and now we have (had) a substantial business sector that was mostly free of banker controls. The Covid lockdown has acted as a giant trawler net, luring these businesses back under banker and regime control. I am sure that at some point, the regime will sell its business Covid liabilities to the City of London with the plan to squeeze them out of business. Noel Edmonds had his business destroyed by Lloyds Banking Group, but this was just the tip of the berg, many businesses were made bankrupt by the banks and the same thing is going to happen with Covid. The City knows that plenty of sheeple will start new businesses, only for the process to start over again. Each time they do this, they change the rules, so we can expect the stripping of employment rights and benefits and lower pay, and this is already happening. I see jobs advertised in for some of the most expensive areas in London and they are offering the minimum wage… that’s a long way short of the living wage!

  3. Carl Jones: ”How long before (((they))) say you can get Covid from a recovered Covid patient if you had sex with them?” Well,(((they))) have now started to put it about that Covid can be got from domestic cats! Just read today’s UK newspapers…

  4. The problem with the complaint majority, is that even though many know it is all BS, they feel they have no choice but to go along with the herd. The truth they can only take in small doses and they have to be spoon fed it, or their systems react with disorientation, nausea, and cognitive dissonance disrupting their their feelings of comfortable security in their benevolent governments caring for all of their needs in every crisis.

    The economic crash has been timed to perfectly dovetail with the long-planned flu pandemic, and all of the real aims of these deceptive and criminal control measures are set out in UN documents Agenda 21 & 2030, which the planners believe could not get off the ground without first taking control over every aspect of our lives, mainly through fear mongering of the common people with the creation of a number of major crises, including:
    – the creation of the fake man-made, CO2 global-warming crisis threatening extinction allegedly necessitating a World Government to control production and our consumption;
    – the creation of the 9/11 and other false flag terrorist crisis threatening our safety and allegedly necessitating mass surveillance and what is now considered a the “surveillance state”;
    – the creation of the present economic crisis allegedly necessitating both a One-World Government and a One-World Bank for a universal currency, (incidentally using the same arguments for “stability” they used in the creation of the US Fed in 1913 after decades of deliberately destabilizing the US banking system with their gobs of international capital;
    – the creation of a massive pandemic (as they promised and published in the 2010 Rockefeller documents) to put virtually all people in on-going lockstep lockdowns shutting down as many systems as possible to enable the implementation of the UN Agendas.

    To these planners, your are not a person. Your are not even a number. To them your integrity, your personal freedoms and rights, which you think you have simply do not exist. To them you do not exist, and they would take more care in preventing a bulldozer from mowing down a tree in a jungle than they would in mowing you down with a machine gun or a tank.

  5. “We’re all in it together 100′ apart which make us united” …
    A perfect OXYMORON from Main Shit Media & Caring POS politicians !