Tuesday, November 20, 2012

The Best Kept Open Secret of Our Time: Individuals Have Power

Daniel Taylor, Contributor
Activist Post

“…Preserve what little independence, strength, and originality is left to the individual… raise him up vis-a-vis society: these seem to me the the primary goals of lawmakers in the age upon which we are just now embarking.” – Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835

If you’ve got a business—you didn’t build that. Somebody else made that happen.” – President Barack Obama, July 13, 2012

The age in which we live is an age of ever increasing tyranny over the mind, body and spirit of humanity. The individual human being is not to be trusted. The schools in which he is raised denies his parents the ability to decide what he eats while conditional self-esteem is instilled until satisfaction and fulfillment only come with the praise of authority.

At its very beginning America was filled with individuals who sought to escape this grip of despotism. Hereditary titles and tyranny no longer held individuals in artificial societal cages, and people seeking a new life were bound only by limits to endurance and willpower. Intelligence, self-respect and character were qualities that anyone could acquire, rising in the ranks of society.
When hereditary wealth, class privilege  and prerogatives of birth no longer exist and each person draws his strength only from himself, it becomes clear that… anything that serves to fortify, expand, or adorn the intellect immediately takes on great value. – Alexis de Tocqueville, Democracy in America, 1835
Elites recognized this new reality in America and actively sought to regulate the power and potential of individuals. Tools of control that worked under tyrannical forms of government were rendered useless. New, perhaps more subtle means of control needed to be devised.

The State’s war against the individual expanded across all spectrum’s of society as the growing web of governmental rules and regulation made individuals timid and dependent.
As Americans we are justly proud that we have no hereditary titles, but each man is measured by his own personal worth… yet we would not have you imagine that we underestimate the value of a respectable lineage, but it is better to be the originator of a great family than to be the degenerate descendant of one. - How to get on in the World, 1895
The schooling system in particular has been formed with the specific purpose of reducing the individual’s willpower and self-respect, producing willing servants of the state. Charlotte Iserbyt, former head of policy at the Department of Education, documents this fact in her book ”Deliberate Dumbing Down of America.” The Rockefeller’s General Education Board proudly announced in its 1906 "Occasional letter number 1" that,
In our dreams…people yield themselves with perfect docility to our molding hands. The present educational conventions [intellectual and character education]… We shall not try to make these people or any of their children into philosophers or men of learning or men of science. We have not to raise up from among them authors, educators, poets or men of letters. We shall not search for embryo great artists, painters, musicians, nor lawyers, doctors, preachers, politicians, statesmen, of whom we have ample supply.
An 1895 book titled “How to Get on in the World” reflects the once common knowledge that excessive intervention and regulation in young people’s development will hinder growth. Self-respect, one of the foundations for intellectual growth, cannot be cultivated in this environment.
The growth of these qualities may be encouraged by accustoming young people to rely upon their own resources, leaving them to enjoy as much freedom of action in early life as is practicable. Too much guidance and restraint hinder the formation of habits of self-help.
This type of education is completely alien to a society grown accustomed to modern schooling; Especially when mothers are questioned by social services and even jailed for allowing their children to play in their own yard unsupervised.

When psychopathic individuals inject themselves into positions of power, they need to recruit fellow deviants or face the scrutiny of decent human beings. The tipping point of pure corruption happens when good people are forced out of the system due to a crisis of conscience, or by brute force.

Here’s the key: Corrupt power is housed on a pile of sand; vulnerable on all sides. When the power centers of our society are rotting out, we can build ourselves and our families on a firm foundation. You may feel powerless when looking at the global scene, but the influence you have on yourself and the people in your immediate circle is without question. You have power and immense untapped ability.

The State’s claim to godhood does not make it so. It will try to make you feel small. If you didn’t have incredible potential, the establishment would not have taken such extraordinary measures to stifle your growth.

Daniel Taylor is an independent researcher, activist, and webmaster of oldthinkernews.com. You can find out more about him and his site HERE 


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Anonymous said...

All well said!

iese_83 said...

Extremely true and rather infuriating. BTW i had an "overbearing mother" i absolutely agree with all said about that stuff.

Anonymous said...

And the second biggest secret, right infornt of us all, me and you, the sole obstacle, the only fight that truly matters for a Worrier, a life long strugle with possibliltys beyound human imagination and I realy mean it.

The Ego.
The rest is "easy", the conquest of it, its our sole responibility, the only path there is to Growth of Energy/conscuisness is to go past and beyound ego.

This is from a movie:
Spott on.


Mary said...

Luckily, my children attended schools before this new brain-washing scheme started up. They both were taught to excel at what they were good at. Today, I have a grand daughter and I will use every ounce of my being to make sure she is home schooled instead of attending a government run school of zombies. She will learn to excel at what she's good at, good decision making skills and her education will not be held back because a fellow classmate is slow. That is just another form of taking from the rich and giving to the poor.

Anonymous said...

November 22, 1963 - the day America died.

LBJ Killed JFK
After 48 years the sad truth is revealed...

The Case Against LBJ (Part 1)

The Case Against LBJ (Part 2)

The Case Against LBJ (Part 3)

E. Howard Hunt Outs Lyndon Johnson in JFK Assassination - Part 1

Robert Gaylon Ross Sr. Interview with Madeleine Duncan Brown - Part 1

Did you know, that LBJ would have gone to PRISON, for the murders of 8 people in Texas (including LBJ’s own SISTER!), at the hand of Mac Wallace, LBJ’s hired hit-man, had LBJ NOT become President? LBJ wanted DESPERATELY to become President. (Just like Tricky Dick Nixon, who was at Clint Murchison’s house, the night before the Assassination, along with many, many other colorful characters, such as J. Edgar Hoover, and Jack Ruby). TPTB (The Powers That Be) knew that JFK and RFK were trying to get LBJ OFF the ’64 ticket! In order for TPTB to reverse all of JFK’s actions as President (such as Executive Order 11110) – and, prevent legal proceedings against LBJ, and Clint Murchison, as well as for the Texas Oilmen to get their coveted "Oil Depletion Allowance", LBJ would HAVE TO BECOME PRESIDENT. The choice was clear – the deed would be done in Dallas, but only after they ruled out Chicago, and Tampa). LBJ suggested the Dallas venue. JFK unwittingly agreed. Jack Ruby owed a favor to Carlos Marcello. That’s why he was the one who took out the patsy: Oswald. (Everyone had something to gain, it seems, from the Assassination of JFK - the CIA wanted to expand the war in Vietnam, JFK's brother Bobby Kennedy was going after the Mafia. The Texas Oilmen weren't keen on losing their "Oil Depletion Allowance". Clint Murchison, the Texas Oil Billionaire who controlled LBJ, and therefore, Texas poly-tricks, didn't wish to follow LBJ to jail. LBJ simply HAD to become President. It explains EVERYTHING. Ever notice how quickly, after the Assassination, LBJ was sworn in, aboard Air Force One? "All The Way - With LBJ", was their motto. LBJ and J. Edgar Hoover put together the WHITEWASH Warren Commission, to cover it all up! WATCH THE VIDEOS.

FIVE important books on the subject:

1) Blood, Money & Power, by Barr McClellan
2) Mary's Mosaic: Mary Pinchot Meyer & John F. Kennedy and their Vision for World Peace, by Peter Janney
3) JFK: The CIA, Vietnam, and the Plot to Assassinate John F. Kennedy, L. Fletcher Prouty
4) Coup d'Etat in America: The CIA and the Assassination of John F. Kennedy, by Alan J. Weberman and Michael Canfield
5) Plausible Denial: Was the CIA Involved in the Assassination of JFK? by Mark Lane

Anonymous said...

The one weapon they fear the most, because they know they can’t defend against it, is a population engaged in massive peaceful civil disobedience.

Everyone’s heard about the PROBLEMS, right? That’s what EVERYONE in the “alternative” media is constantly talking about – how DIRE our situation is. Question is: WHAT ABOUT SOLUTIONS, to the problems we face? Well, there are many solutions – such as State Nullification of Unconstitutional Federal “Laws”. There is also JURY NULLIFICATION – something EVERYONE should read up on, before serving on a Jury. On a personal level, there are many, many things that people can do, to become part of the SOLUTION, rather than continue being part of the PROBLEM – here are just a few:

Getting your money out of any TBTF (“Too-Big-To-Fail”) Bank is ONE thing that you can do. However, there are many, many other things that we all can do, too!

Here are just a few:
1) BOYCOTT – and, non-violent, non-compliance, learn these concepts well, and EMPLOY them – against those enslaving you!
3) QUESTION all ‘authority’ (Big Business/Government, Big Religion, Big Media, etc.)
4) Get out, and/or stay out, of DEBT!
5) USE CASH AS MUCH AS POSSIBLE. Avoid using credit, debit, and customer loyalty cards
6) Bank at a local credit union!
7) VOTE WITH YOUR DOLLARS! (What do you support, with your time, money, and energy?)
8) Contact your Representatives on critical issues: such as “END THE FED!”
9) Re-read the 2nd Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. It isn’t about hunting. It’s about government tyranny, and protecting yourself from it!
10)Buy (products) Made in U.S.A. PUT AMERICANS BACK TO WORK!
11)Invest in precious metals, primarily SILVER (and gold) bullion.
12)Buy ORGANIC food! Support your local Organic Farmer, food store or Co-op!
13)Start your own garden using NON-GMO, non-hybrid seeds!
14)Pray or meditate – reduce your stress!
15)Read a book. Try THE WORLD ORDER, by Eustace Mullins.
16)Open your mind. Exercise your brain muscle!
17)Listen to soothing classical, jazz, ambient or other music you thoroughly enjoy!
19)Take a quality daily multi-vitamin!


matron said...

nice article. love and accept yourself (flaws n all) unconditionally

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