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Wednesday, September 25, 2013

To Produce State Subservient Drones

As I point out in my new book, A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State, there are several methods for controlling a population. You can intimidate the citizenry into obedience through force, relying on military strength and weaponry such as SWAT team raids, militarized police, and a vast array of lethal and nonlethal weapons. You can manipulate them into marching in lockstep with your dictates through the use of propaganda and carefully timed fear tactics about threats to their safety, whether through the phantom menace of terrorist attacks or shooting sprees by solitary gunmen. Or you can indoctrinate them into compliance from an early age through the schools, discouraging them from thinking for themselves while rewarding them for regurgitating whatever the government, through its so-called educational standards, dictates they should be taught.

Those who founded America believed that an educated citizenry knowledgeable about their rights was the surest means of preserving freedom. If so, then the inverse should also hold true: that the surest way for a government to maintain its power and keep the citizenry in line is by rendering them ignorant of their rights and unable to think for themselves.



Anonymous said...

The young people (under 20) of this generation are brainwashed idiots if they listen to the MSM and popular culture for their view on reality. We that are older (over 50) have seen the decline of our country towards socialism and a disregard for God. There needs to be an awakening to the truth that socialism is a failed system for all that have tried it and disrespect for God leads to destruction. Read the bible for more information. I know that there are a few exceptions to the rule for the younger generation. Some are paying attention and questioning the establishment. God Bless you, do not give up, you could save a multitude of deceived souls.

Anonymous said...

Will Washigton DC be the next Ciro ?