Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 20th Feb 2012 11:22 UTC
Hardware, Embedded Systems No matter where you look these days, there's a profound sense here in the west that the people no longer having any tangible control over what our governments do. Sure, we are allowed to vote every once in a while, but effectively, most of our countries are governed by backroom deals and corporate interests. If matters really do get out of hand, how do we fight this? Well, with technology of course!
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Welcome to the (dark) future
by twitterfire on Mon 20th Feb 2012 14:11 UTC
twitterfire
Member since:
2008-09-11

While 10 years ago I would have laughed in anyone's face if he mentioned to me some "conspiracy theory", right now I find myself believing that even that most "conspiracy theories" are flawed and they fail to be fail proof, there are certain truths.

It seems that there are "groups of interest", "wise guys" controlling the big financial corporations, the media and worldwide politics. I don't think gangs like CFR, Trilateral Commission, Bilderberg Group, are there for the public interest.

If controlling the big finance (so you can blackmail corporations and governments) isn't enough, then you brainwash the masses using the Hollywood and the news outlets, you use the US puppet government that you own to convince governments in western countries to pass a new law restricting personal freedom or to participate in your shiny new war. That's easy because most governments behave like being US minions.

It seems that the question we shall ask is "cui prodest ?". Who benefits from the former war in Irak, who benefits from the upcoming war in Iran, who benefits from ACTA, SOPA, PIPA, etc? It's certainly not the ordinary western people who are benefiting from acts like these.

It's easy to see in which group belong most of the "wise guys", what is their ethnicity and religion, but certainly I would not name them because that would be politically incorrect.

//end rant

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Gullible Jones Member since:
2006-05-23

I hope you're not making the statement I think you are. Because if you are, you are damaging the credibility of the community here.

P.S. why the hell did anyone mod you up?

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Sodki Member since:
2005-11-10

Apart from the grouping of "the wise guys" regarding ethnicity and religion, I actually agree with him.

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StephenBeDoper Member since:
2005-07-06

It's easy to see in which group belong most of the "wise guys", what is their ethnicity and religion, but certainly I would not name them because that would be politically incorrect.


Nor would be particularly relevant, unless you can show evidence of some kind of causal relationship (instead of mere correlation).

Edited 2012-02-20 19:38 UTC

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Soulbender Member since:
2005-08-18

It's easy to see in which group belong most of the "wise guys", what is their ethnicity and religion


I KNEW those flying spaghetti monster people couldn't be trusted!

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