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Fools served by Zombies   October 29, 2009

I have been surprised this week to find myself in agreement with that portly playboy, Prince Andrew.  'Randy Andy' has commmented that the banking bonuses are no big deal in the greater scheme of things. He's right, the clue lies in how much fuss the mainstream media is making about it - the current furore is all part of the usual obfuscation using smoke and mirrors.

 Just look at the actors - those who are getting all het up about it and demanding a populist response: George Soros, Sir David Walker, Lord Myners and Barak Hussein Obama. Whipping up public anger about the bonuses (which are indeed an obscenity) while ignoring the intentional design of the present financial system is just scratching an itch. It does nothing to address the real cause or consequences.

Accidents do indeed happen, but our world is full of intention and successful long term design. For instance, just marvel at the years of secret research and planning that went into the production of the stealth bomber; wonder at the technology; gasp at the cost of each plane (around $2bn per aircraft).

 

stealth

 

Think about it - they looked ten years ahead for the first plane and then decades for follow-on development during the aircrafts serviceable life. Long term intentions bearing fruit.

How far ahead do you need to think if you want to create a global economic model - a financial stealth bomber that is invisible to the average person? Twenty years, fifty years, maybe a hundred years plus? More than a working lifetime at any rate. But how do you maintain continuity, make sure you stay on track? - easy - you use the immortals.

But the immortals in question are not super-hero good guys  - they are the oppressive, killer zombie corporations that have no end-date. They can live forever.They are brought into legal life with rights and powers under law - but have no heart, no soul, no conscience. They lumber around the world wreaking havoc and destruction but are immune to the consequences of their actions.

They are the new rulers, selecting Presidents and Prime Ministers, instigating wars, crashing economies and ensuring a new feudalism keeps us in place. Economic slavery. Corporations were meant to serve us, but they have become monsters who will not obey.

Behind the clever and cunning manipulation which they deploy through their tame media there is a dirty, dark, little secret. A secret which we all know about but never discuss in public. These zombie corporations are directed. They each have their little homunculus. And it is the desires and intentions of these directors which are made manifest through the brutal, alien, anti-human behaviour of the zombies.

These few corporate directors are so well camouflaged that, like their stealth bombers, they are rarely glimpsed in public; skilled ruthless predators who move in the shadows. But their front-men are visible: step forward Barak, Sir George and the rest - your palms have been crossed with thirty pieces of silver, now take a bow.

Of course, we do not want to believe it, we would rather think it is all just an accident. Let's pay attention to the little things - the lowly bankster employees, greedily grasping their unearned bonuses. The big picture is just too difficult, too hard, too painful.


Posted by Nicholas Moore    3:19:10 PM
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