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Why the World is a Global Enslavement Machine

Postby Scepcop » 07 Oct 2010, 01:22

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Why the World is a Global Enslavement Machine and You Don't Know It

This is so true and sad, but liberating when you realize it. When I wake up I often think:

This world is in reality a global enslavement machine that programs people to THINK that they are free in order for them to cope with their servitude, and conditions people to WANT it as well. The truth is, we are all slaves to the economic system and programmed with illusions that help us bear our enslavement.

The system treats us as economic resources and defines us by our economic functions (e.g. workers, tax payers, consumers, etc.) rather than as human or spiritual beings. In short, we are simply a commodity to the system and groomed as such. And of course, we are programmed to want to thrive as "economic resources", not to complain about it or be critical of it. No freethought, in other words. You are supposed to "love the system".

Freedom, for the most part, is just a word, not an actual state of existence. The reason people, especially Americans, believe that they have freedom is simply because their minds are programmed to think that they do. You see, your slavemasters need you to be satisfied with your enslavement to keep you controlled. In order to do that, they give you choices in consumerism and in selecting your occupation. You are "free" to choose your form of slavery and vote for your puppet dictators.

Right when you step into grade school, you lose all your freedoms as you are totally controlled and given rules to abide by. You are taught to regurgitate information and to be obedient, as you are honed and groomed to become a slave in servitude to the system. You are told it's for your own good, and punished for disobedience. Public school is where your conditioning to become a robot begins. This video explains how schools are nothing more than prisons designed to train and condition slaves:



First, you are programmed to WANT to become enslaved by being conditioned to WANT a job/career, which is essentially giving over control of your daily life to others. In doing so, you give up your freedom without knowing it cause you are told that you are "free to work", which implies that it is YOU who wants it, not the system - a psychological sleight of hand indeed. Furthermore, you are convinced that "the purpose of your life is to work" and that's what you were born for, thus ingraining you with the "live to work" mentality. You are also conditioned to feel empty and incomplete without it. As a result, work becomes synonymous with freedom to you.

If you think about it though, unless you are at the executive level, most jobs are technically positions of slavery, because you are giving over a large portion of your day in servitude to a corporate body, organization or business that is structured in a hierarchical fashion. Technically, that is slavery. There's no way around it. But of course, the system tries to convince you that it's not by getting you to think that YOU are the one that wants it. But even if you don't, you have to anyway cause you need the money to pay your bills. Hence, whether you want it or not, the employment enslavement is "forced" upon you by the system.

Overall, the system tries its best to make you a "happy slave" by repackaging slavery as freedom. This is a form of spin illusion that reverses the meaning of "slavery" and "freedom". For example, freedom in America means "the freedom to work and make money" which in other words means "the freedom to choose your form of enslavement". And being free of this enslavement is to be a "miserable unemployed person who is seeking a job", as defined by the system. This basically means that it is a bad thing not be a slave.

It's a play on words that turns truth into its opposite. And it's no different than preachers telling Christians who have submitted to the fundamentalist laws of the Bible that they have been "set free from sin", or fascist dictators telling their populace that they've been "set free from chaos and disorder", etc. So in this case, when you turn into a corporate slave, you are "set free from unemployment".

Essentially, the system's false logic is that slavery = being "set free" from freedom. This is nonsensical of course, but you aren't meant to see it the way it really is. Instead you are meant to see the inverse of the way it really is. That's the scam and brainwashing. It's a classic form of propaganda where you divert attention from something by declaring it to be its opposite. And it has been used time and time again throughout history in all areas of life where mass control is needed. Thus it's no wonder that Michael Ellner stated:

"Just look at us. Everything is backwards. Everything is upside down. Doctors destroy health, lawyers destroy justice, universities destroy knowledge, governments destroy freedom, the major media destroy information, and religion destroys spirituality."

Moreover, the system uses a barrage of methods to keep us in an internal state of fear and insecurity that causes us to crave structure and routine, due to our psychological insecurities, which enslavement to the system provides of course. Thus we are raised to want to be "tied down" to something (e.g. a job, house, marriage, single geographic location) on a long term basis. This is why most people do not seek adventure, new experiences or true freedom of expression, and only a minority do.

One major outlet that the system uses to keep us in this internal state is the media of course, which constantly feeds us stories of terror, tragedy and crises. Their excuse is that "bad news sells" but that is just a cover. You are never told the real reason for the rampant fearmongering. Society also convinces you that being in a state of fear and paranoia is good for your protection. But in reality, the majority of our fears are baseless, unfounded or greatly exaggerated. (e.g. terrorists everywhere, psycho killers everywhere, swine flu scares, etc.)

Another major method the system uses is the other people around us, who are trained to keep us in line and in a state of conformity. This is effective because given a choice between the truth vs. conformity to the group, most will choose the latter even if it means parroting a lie they know to be untrue. And of course, our internal state of fear and weakness make it much more likely that we will conform as well. Thus, each of these controls are designed to reinforce each other.

Conformity is the fallacious belief that the views of the majority must always be right and the minority or dissenters always wrong. Therefore, it assumes one should adopt the beliefs of the majority in order to be "right". It is a mindless characteristic that most adopt and are conditioned to live by. However, many of the greatest thinkers, writers and intellectuals of the world have seen through the madness of such a belief. See here for a list of their quotations.

Additionally, society is set up with all sorts of stress, anxiety and worry to keep you in a constant state of "survival mode", which reinforces your fear state. And of course, money itself, which enslaves the world for obvious reasons and is totally artificial, is the lifeblood of the global enslavement system. There is no question that we are all slaves to money. But as conspiracy lecturer Alex Collier asks in his lectures, "Why do I have to 'pay' to be in a world I was born into?"

David Icke, a popular conspiracy researcher and author, came to the same conclusion. In his book "Human Race Get Off Your Knees: The Lion Sleeps No More" he writes "the truth - that the world is a global enslavement machine and reality suppressor".

Though there are variations, essentially most people only have two choices - either become a robot... or a bum. Not very inspiring. To find alternatives requires innovation and thinking outside the box, but most cannot cause the system doesn't teach you to think for yourself.

Most people believe what they are told, and they are not told that the world is an enslavement system. Instead they are told that they were born to work, which is a virtue, and that if they study hard and work hard, they will make a lot of money and have a good life. But in reality, they end up slaving away their whole lives for money with some "pie in the sky" dream in their heads with little or no time to enjoy any "good life". They never live fully or experience any true freedom or discover themselves. Instead they live in fear, worry and pressure their whole lives just to keep up an illusory facade under the programming of the system. In the end, it falls flat and they wonder what went wrong after they've lost most of their precious life years serving the system. By the time they realize it, it's too late. Such is the sad scam the system puts on you.

Now I am not trying to be negative here. The system is what it is. And no amount of white washing or word plays will change the core nature of it.

Another form of binding enslavement is marriage. People are conditioned to want it, even though it really makes no sense and is merely an artificial contract that unnaturally binds two people by oath. If you think about it, marriage is like swearing an oath to only eat vanilla ice cream for the rest of your life until you die, and never trying any other flavor. It is an unrealistic promise and unnecessary voluntary binding of oneself. (Not a wise idea at all) But people are conditioned to WANT it and to feel empty and incomplete without it, so they do, even though it makes no sense. (Love isn't enough, so we must invoke an artificial business contract in order to feel complete!) And of course, they are taught to see marriage as "being set free from the lonely single life".

In reality, if you love someone, that is all the reason you need to be with them. Romantic love can be a wonderful, beautiful and natural thing that bonds and connects people, especially if it's coupled with synergy. There is no need to swear an oath or create a binding artificial business contract to try to control our nature and life. Doing so actually "kills the love" and turns it into an obligation rather than a spiritual/emotional bond. It also creates an artificial bind which is a form of enslavement. But you are programmed with the belief that this oath and contract is a necessary and natural thing.

"A man is incomplete until he is married. After that, he is finished." - Zsa Zsa Gabor

So, the two big areas of life - employment and marriage - are in reality forms of binding enslavement in which you give up your life and freedom over to others. But you are made to WANT and NEED them. You are made to WANT a job that ties you to one geographic location and puts your schedule under control of a managerial entity, which no sane awakened person would want. And you are also made to WANT to unnaturally tie yourself to another person for life until you die, never loving any other, regardless of what may happen, even though such a promise is totally unrealistic. And you are programmed to define all that as "freedom and the American dream".

An awakened person realizes the folly of all this, sees that what everyone wants (like the will of a hive mind) makes no sense, and realizes that all of this is the total antithesis of what it means to be free. But an unawakened person believes the illusion and wants what they are programmed to want. To them, if society says so and everyone else is doing it, it must be good, normal and natural. Only the awakened person realizes it's all a con full of lies, mind control, illusion, voluntary slavery and the giving up of one's life and freedom.

True freedom means that you can do whatever you want (for the most part at least) as long as you don't harm others, without the control and interference of others. But the commitment of employment and marriage take that away. There is no doubt about that. But we are NOT conditioned to want true freedom. Instead, we are conditioned to WANT enslavement by giving up control of our life, time and daily schedule to others. Yet we are TOLD that we have freedom in America and that "freedom is what makes America great" when in reality we do NOT have true freedom. It's a total lie that makes no sense and contradicts reality.

Think about it. Most Americans who are enslaved by employment and bound by marriage do NOT have true freedom because for the most part, since they CANNOT do whatever they want everyday without control and interference from others. In childhood, their life is controlled by their school system in the day and their parents at night. Then in adulthood, their life is controlled by their bosses, managers and spouses. Yet they BELIEVE that they have freedom. Why? Because they are TOLD that they do! They are told that since no one named Adolf Hitler runs their government, that they can go to the voting booth, and that they have 20 flavors of bagels to choose from, etc. that they have freedom, even though their lives are controlled by others and they cannot do whatever they want everyday! It's an insane hypocrisy and bizarro world. Yet most don't see it cause the system programs their minds not to see it but to see the opposite by redefining everything and turning people into "happy slaves" who do not want true freedom.

Now if you agree with all this and want to know what you can do about it, my advice is this: Try to become self-employed. Or at least find ways to cut your expenses so that you can work part-time and at least have half the day to be truly free. This may sound hard, but if you remember that "Where there's a will, there's a way" you can find a way. Or you can join one of those self-sustaining eco-villages around the world, if you're into that sort of thing. If you can't do any of these things, at least be employed in something that you love, so that it does not feel like slavery.

There is a guy I know named Walt Goodridge who is very good at helping people turn their passion into profit to become self-employed. You can see his website, books, articles and interviews at PassionProfit.com To help you learn how to free your mind and life, overcome the social programming traps and false assumptions ingrained into you, I highly recommend you read the late Harry Browne's ebook "How I Found True Freedom in an Unfree World." You can get it from HarryBrowne.org.

As for relationships, seek love if you want it. And if you find it, let that love itself keep you together if possible. There is no need for swearing an oath or creating binding lifetime contracts to keep you together against nature's will. Try to explain this to your partner if he/she is marriage-minded, and try to "deprogram" him/her as well. If they still don't agree, then only you can decide what's best for you. But for God's sake, don't call lie and call slavery "freedom" and freedom "slavery".

Be glad though, that just by realizing all this, you've already taken the first step out of the matrix programming toward the liberation of your own mind, which is the beginning of true freedom. So, even if you have to remain a physical slave, at least your mind is free.

But if you don't agree with any of this, then good luck to you. I hope I've given you something to consider.

Always remember, as Frederich Neitzche said, "No price is too high to pay for the privilege of owning yourself".
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Re: Are work and marriage the total antithesis of freedom?

Postby caniswalensis » 07 Oct 2010, 02:31

hello Winston,

Interesting take on life. Very dreary, actually; and a bit judgmental, I think.

I am not so sure there is a "system" though. What you call the system, I call the nature of life. If we wern't "tied down" with a job & a mate, we would have other responsabilities that were equally problematic. When you really think about it, life makes no gaurantees, except that we must struggle on a daily basis to keep body & soul together. (That's just a figure of speech. :) ) We are born into a world as creatures that require certain resources to survive. At a bare minimum, food, water, and a livable environment. Pursuing those resources will always be a necessity under any circumstances. If we are slaves to anything, it is our own phyical needs.

But maybe I am missing the point here. you have gone into detail about how the system seeks to enslave us. Please explain what alternatives the awakened people have to offer to the system. How do they live their lives? Why is it better? How does an awakened person maintain control of their life? Once a person awakens to the existence of the system, how do they pursue their own freedom?

Without meaningful answers to these questions, I believe this thread amounts to little more that a complaint about the nature of life.

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Re: Work and marriage is slavery falsely defined as freedom

Postby Scepcop » 07 Oct 2010, 02:36

If you were more right brained, you would realize the context of what I mean by "the system". The system is simply the capitalistic market system of buy and sell, the financial system, education system, etc. Everything in its totality that controls us and indoctrinates us and puts us into servitude.

Regardless of what you want to call it, what I described is the truth.

If you aren't happy with being a slave under the illusion of all that, then what I would suggest is that you try to become self-employed. Many live outside the system. Michael Tsarion does too for example.

And when you find someone you love, you can stay together bonded by the love. No need for swearing oaths or artificial business contracts.
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Re: Work and marriage is slavery falsely defined as freedom

Postby caniswalensis » 07 Oct 2010, 03:08

Hmmmm.

Winston, how do you know anything about my brain? In fact, my understanding is that the old right/left brain thing has been shown to be without merit. Can you provide some detailed information about how my alleged right brain proclivities cause me to disagree with your outlook on life? Otherwise it just sounds like an ad hominum statement to me.

I am not saying that the end result that you paint is not true. I truely agree with you on a lot of what you say about life, and I am sure there are many people that feel trapped or "enslaved" by the demands of theor day to day life. I just question the cause of that result. You make it seem like some grand plan is in place to rob os uf our freedom. I just do not see anything that requires that explanation for our condition. The onerous parts of our lives are easily accounted for by the nature of life itself.

You still have not answered any of my questions though. You say that being self-employed is the key to freedom, but you do not explain how that takes you out of the "capitalistic market system of buy and sell, the financial system, education system, etc." How do you employ yourself without being a part of the "buy & sell" system? How do you put food on the table? How do you keep from freezing in the winter? What pays for your food & heat? I think you are as much a part of the system and as much a slave as anyone, but you have found a more comfortable place in the system than most.

So once again, what is the alternative to the system? How does one maintain your freedom, while obtaining the basic resources necessary to sustain life?

regards, Canis
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Re: Work and Marriage - Slavery falsely defined as freedom?

Postby Scepcop » 07 Oct 2010, 17:11

Hi all,
I revised this post and added these new paragraphs after the end:

True freedom means that you can do whatever you want (for the most part at least) as long as you don't harm others without the control and interference of others. But the commitment of employment and marriage take that away. There is no doubt about that. But we are NOT conditioned to want true freedom. We are conditioned to WANT the enslavement of employment and the binding exclusive lifetime commitment of marriage. Thus we are conditioned to WANT to give up control of our life, time and daily schedule to others. Yet we are TOLD that we have freedom in America and that "freedom is what makes America great" when in reality we do NOT have freedom. It's a total lie that makes no sense and contradicts reality.

Think about it. Most Americans who are enslaved by employment and bound by marriage do NOT have true freedom because for the most part, since they CANNOT do whatever they want everyday without control and interference from others. Their life is controlled by their bosses, managers and spouses. Yet they BELIEVE that they have freedom. Why?! Because they are TOLD that they do! They are told that since no one named Adolf Hitler runs their government, that they can go to the voting booth, and that they have 20 flavors of bagels to choose from, etc. that they have freedom, even though their lives are controlled by others and they cannot do whatever they want everyday! It's an insane hypocrisy and bizarro world. Yet most don't see it cause the system programs their minds not to see it but to see the opposite by redefining everything and turning people into "happy slaves" who do not want true freedom.

Now if you agree with all this and want to know what you can do about it, my advice is this: Try to become self-employed. Or at least find ways to cut your expenses so that you can work part-time and at least have half the day to be truly free. This may sound hard, but if you remember that "Where there's a will, there's a way" you can find a way. Or you can join one of those self-sustaining eco-villages around the world, if you're in that kind of thing. If you can't do any of these things, at least be employed in something that you love, so that it does not feel like slavery. Seek love if you want it. And if you find it, let that love itself keep you together if possible. There is no need for swearing an oath or creating binding lifetime contracts to keep you together against nature's will. Try to explain this to your partner if he/she is marriage-minded, and try to "deprogram" him/her as well. If they still don't agree, then only you can decide what's best for you. But for God's sake, don't call lie and call slavery "freedom" and freedom "slavery".

But if you don't agree with any of this, then good luck to you. I hope I've given you something to consider.

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Re: Work and marriage is slavery falsely defined as freedom

Postby Scepcop » 07 Oct 2010, 17:18

caniswalensis wrote:Hmmmm.

Winston, how do you know anything about my brain? In fact, my understanding is that the old right/left brain thing has been shown to be without merit. Can you provide some detailed information about how my alleged right brain proclivities cause me to disagree with your outlook on life? Otherwise it just sounds like an ad hominum statement to me.

I am not saying that the end result that you paint is not true. I truely agree with you on a lot of what you say about life, and I am sure there are many people that feel trapped or "enslaved" by the demands of theor day to day life. I just question the cause of that result. You make it seem like some grand plan is in place to rob os uf our freedom. I just do not see anything that requires that explanation for our condition. The onerous parts of our lives are easily accounted for by the nature of life itself.

You still have not answered any of my questions though. You say that being self-employed is the key to freedom, but you do not explain how that takes you out of the "capitalistic market system of buy and sell, the financial system, education system, etc." How do you employ yourself without being a part of the "buy & sell" system? How do you put food on the table? How do you keep from freezing in the winter? What pays for your food & heat? I think you are as much a part of the system and as much a slave as anyone, but you have found a more comfortable place in the system than most.

So once again, what is the alternative to the system? How does one maintain your freedom, while obtaining the basic resources necessary to sustain life?

regards, Canis


The left/right brain thing has not been disproved. You are probably getting that mixed up with the "we only use 10 percent of our brains statement". The left/right brain thing is part of mainstream science. Look it up.

Dude, if you're going to argue such basic things, I'm not going to talk to you. That's like trying to play chess with someone who argues the basic rules of the game. Ultimately pointless. Denying things doesn't change reality.

The freedom I talk about means the freedom to do whatever you want everyday. From that perspective, society is not free, even though we are told we are free. It is a lie. And any clear thinking unbrainwashed person knows that.

Yes being self-employed means you have to buy and sell too. But at least you are free of the control of others on a daily basis. That is the point, being in control of what you want to do everyday.

Why do I have to explain such simple things to you that normal intelligent people can figure out? Sheesh! That's annoying. Do I have to explain to you why 2+2=4 too?
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Re: Work and Marriage - Slavery falsely defined as freedom?

Postby Scepcop » 07 Oct 2010, 17:22

Furthermore Canis, even if it's true that there's nothing you can do about conforming to the system, at least I'd rather tell the truth about it than lie about it and call it "freedom". Liberating one's mind, even if they have to live as a slave, is more important than perpetuating the lie.

Once you see the prison bars, you cannot "not see them", as they say.
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Re: Employment and Marriage - Slavery falsely defined as fre

Postby NinjaPuppy » 07 Oct 2010, 18:40

Scepcop - How are you defining 'slavery'?

You say that marriage is a "binding exclusive lifetime commitment"...
Most Americans who are enslaved by employment and bound by marriage do NOT have true freedom because for the most part, since they CANNOT do whatever they want everyday without control and interference from others. Their life is controlled by their bosses, managers and spouses.

This is not slavery in any sense of the word. We have the right to quit jobs and divorce spouses if we so desire. None of us are required to get married nor do we have to work for a living in a job that is not to our liking.

Yes, most of us have to "work" if we expect to have some creature comforts in this world but nothing is stopping us from doing something that we enjoy for that paycheck. It's never all fun and games but it sure does help if you love what you do. As for marriage, it depends on who you choose and how much they agree with your life goals. Finding both the right career and the right person to spend your time with can certainly change the whole equation.

If someone doesn't have 'freedom' it's because of poor life choices, not because of any sort of government condition.
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Re: Employment and Marriage - Slavery falsely defined as fre

Postby caniswalensis » 07 Oct 2010, 22:34

Hey Winston,

Briefly, on the left/right brain thing, I probably should not have said "without merit" and left it at that. I am not refering to the concept of hemisphereical specialization, which as you say is mainstream science, and pretty well established. I am speaking of the pop culture/new age idea that each person has a dominant brain hemisphere that dictates their personality and way of thinking.

That sort of left/right brain concept is an over-simplification and was never part of the mainstream scientific theory of how the brain works. Here is an article that discusses it. http://www.societyforqualityeducation.o ... s/left.pdf

I will address some of your other points later. I need to get back to my corporate slave job for now. :)

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Re: Employment and Marriage - Slavery falsely defined as fre

Postby Craig Browning » 08 Oct 2010, 00:53

I find this both, frightening as well as humorous... especially given that it doesn't take into consideration the few thousand years prior to the idea of economics & business on any level, partnering was common place.

How is it that animals that mate for life fit into this theory? There's a rather extensive example of this throughout nature and within most every species with primates being one of the most typical (though you will find that most mammals tend to have a more "service oriented" brood -- one male to several females). Biblically, we can see how the "wife" or "help mate" was "property" of the man (as were all female offspring); frequently used in affairs of social positioning (politics and business ventures in times leading into the current era); we can still see aspects of this mentality in some of the more "traditional" 3rd world environs. But this is strictly a human choice of practice and yes, it is tainted in similar ways as this theory of yours Winston, but we're looking at exceptions to the generally accepted rule.

Anytime a relationship takes on the feeling of servitude one needs to wake-up and either seek some intense counseling or simply leave that situation; it is not healthy nor productive on any level. But relationships that are based on mutual attraction, respect and appreciation for one another, how dare anyone categorize them as slavery or something sinister. In my book that's just plain lashing out over personal failure and loss and I'm certain other Psych students would see the same thing.

"The Man" or whatever mythical secret fraternity that's out there pulling all the strings, would rather humankind be content. This keeps us more susceptible to the various "requests" they impose on us... or so logic would suggest.

Has the corporate world become abusive?

Most Certainly! Especially with those that work median level jobs that keep them in a state of "existence' from payday to payday; this is exactly why the current economic downturn has devastated so much of our urban culture. But the "Slavery" element has little to do with such things and a lot to do with our belief that we must keep up with the Jones'... especially when the Jones' are more financially liquid than we are.

The whole "Bling" and "Gadget" culture invented by advertisers and marketing strategists was a deliberate thing that appealed to man's lower nature -- greed and the illusion of being more than he is. The result was a building boom of the faux mini-mansions, the faux "need" for cell phone systems that do everything but have sex with you and worse, they create a very deliberate segregation of humanity...
... thanks to tex-messages, eMail, chat rooms, Tweets, etc. fewer human beings are placed in the position to interact with other living & breathing entities that have a degree of intellect. Plus, this electronic environment allows us to nonchalantly tell the world everything about us, allowing our most intimate of thoughts and cruel of fantasies to become known... and yes, Big Brother IS watching under the banner of National Security and Terrorist Watch amongst other things like how to target you on specific products, issues, et al. So this is where the "slavery" comes into play and the thing is, we volunteered and willingly put ourselves into this position because we think we need all that stuff.

Sadly, the media has taught young girls (particularly) that they are princesses and if someone really loves them they will go hungry and work 80+ hours a week so we can have those designer label purses, eye glasses, and outfits complete with yappy purse mutt. But the lad being so manipulated has the obligation to find his testicles and tell the spoiled bitch to go get a job to support her own outrageous expectations. At the same time, both individuals should have the savvy and self-respect to TURN OFF THE BLOODY TV when such outrageous idiocy is being promoted in a show/film or even commercials.

There is no such thing as a Victim in this world, just those that volunteer to be such

While we must admit our limitations, we must be willing to push past them; especially when our imagination attempts to hold the reigns and force us to travel down a more fantasiful path that mimics the essence of the Tarot's Fool and the roads before him -- filed with the opportunity of life and light as well as potential gloom and despair... the choice is ours NOT our inner-ego.
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Re: Why the World is a Global Enslavement Machine

Postby Scepcop » 23 Oct 2010, 20:46

Hi all,
I've added many paragraphs to this essay and changed the title too. Here are some of the new paragraphs:

- In truth, the system treats us as economic resources and defines us by our economic functions (e.g. workers, tax payers, consumers, etc.) rather than as human or spiritual beings. In short, we are simply a commodity to the system and groomed as such. And of course, we are programmed to want to thrive as "economic resources", not to complain about it or be critical of it. No freethought, in other words. You are supposed to "love the system".

- If you think about it though, unless you are at the executive level, most jobs are technically positions of slavery, because you are giving over a large portion of your day in servitude to a corporate body, organization or business that is structured in a hierarchical fashion. Technically, that is slavery. There's no way around it. But of course, the system tries to convince you that it's not by getting you to think that YOU are the one that wants it. But even if you don't, you have to anyway cause you need the money to pay your bills. Hence, whether you want it or not, the employment enslavement is "forced" upon you by the system.

- Moreover, the system uses a barrage of methods to keep us in an internal state of fear and insecurity that causes us to crave structure and routine, due to our psychological insecurities, which enslavement to the system provides of course. Thus we are raised to want to be "tied down" to something (e.g. a job, house, marriage, single geographic location) on a long term basis. This is why most people do not seek adventure, new experiences or true freedom of expression, and only a minority do.

One major outlet that the system uses to keep us in this internal state is the media of course, which constantly feeds us stories of terror, tragedy and crises. Their excuse is that "bad news sells" but that is just a cover. You are never told the real reason for the rampant fearmongering. Society also convinces you that being in a state of fear and paranoia is good for your protection. But in reality, the majority of our fears are baseless, unfounded or greatly exaggerated. (e.g. terrorists everywhere, psycho killers everywhere, swine flu scares, etc.)

Another major method the system uses is the other people around us, who are trained to keep us in line and in a state of conformity. This is effective because given a choice between the truth vs. conformity to the group, most will choose the latter even if it means parroting a lie they know to be untrue. And of course, our internal state of fear and weakness make it much more likely that we will conform as well. Thus, each of these controls are designed to reinforce each other.

Conformity is the fallacious belief that the views of the majority must always be right and the minority or dissenters always wrong. Therefore, it assumes one should adopt the beliefs of the majority in order to be "right". It is a mindless characteristic that most adopt and are conditioned to live by. However, many of the greatest thinkers, writers and intellectuals of the world have seen through the madness of such a belief. See here for a list of their quotations about it: http://www.happierabroad.com/forum/viewtopic.php?t=8765

Additionally, society is set up with all sorts of stress, anxiety and worry to keep you in a constant state of "survival mode", which reinforces your fear state. And of course, money itself, which enslaves the world for obvious reasons and is totally artificial, is the lifeblood of the global enslavement system. There is no question that we are all slaves to money. But as conspiracy lecturer Alex Collier asks in his lectures, "Why do I have to 'pay' to be in a world I was born into?"

David Icke, a popular conspiracy researcher and author, came to the same conclusion. In his book "Human Race Get Off Your Knees: The Lion Sleeps No More" he writes "the truth - that the world is a global enslavement machine and reality suppressor".

Though there are variations, essentially most people only have two choices - either become a robot... or a bum. Not very inspiring. To find alternatives requires innovation and thinking outside the box, but most cannot cause the system doesn't teach you to think for yourself.

Most people believe what they are told, and they are not told that the world is an enslavement system. Instead they are told that they were born to work, which is a virtue, and that if they study hard and work hard, they will make a lot of money and have a good life. But in reality, they end up slaving away their whole lives for money with some "pie in the sky" dream in their heads with little or no time to enjoy any "good life". They never live fully or experience any true freedom or discover themselves. Instead they live in fear, worry and pressure their whole lives just to keep up an illusory facade under the programming of the system. In the end, it falls flat and they wonder what went wrong after they've lost most of their precious life years serving the system. By the time they realize it, it's too late. Such is the sad scam the system puts on you.

Now I am not trying to be negative here. The system is what it is. And no amount of white washing or word plays will change the core nature of it.

- Be glad though, that just by realizing the reality of all this, you've already taken the first step out of the matrix programming toward the liberation of your own mind, which is the beginning of true freedom. So, even if you have to remain a physical slave, at least your mind is free.
“Devotion to the truth is the hallmark of morality; there is no greater, nobler, more heroic form of devotion than the act of a man who assumes the responsibility of thinking.” - Ayn Rand, Atlas Shrugged
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Re: Why the World is a Global Enslavement Machine

Postby caniswalensis » 23 Oct 2010, 22:46

Scepcop wrote:- If you think about it though, unless you are at the executive level, most jobs are technically positions of slavery, because you are giving over a large portion of your day in servitude to a corporate body, organization or business that is structured in a hierarchical fashion. Technically, that is slavery. There's no way around it. But of course, the system tries to convince you that it's not by getting you to think that YOU are the one that wants it. But even if you don't, you have to anyway cause you need the money to pay your bills. Hence, whether you want it or not, the employment enslavement is "forced" upon you by the system.


Skepcop, I have to strongly disagree; this is just wrong. A job is not slavery, no matter how unpleasent it is. The definition of slavery is when one human being owns another and can do with them as they will. With some exceptions, we do not see that very much anymore.

A person that holds a job is compensated monetarily for it. They are not the property of their employer and can leave the job whenever they wish to get a better one, or go into business for themselves. What's more, executives are not free from stress or anything else that goes with holding a job. They still have to show up for work and do their job. In fact, thy have the added stress of being responsible for the fate of the business. The most miserable, unhappiest person I have ever met is a guy I used to work for that owned and oerated his own business. At the end of the day, I would go to my home and have fun. He would stay late work. His personal life was a shambles, and he was constantly upset or angry from the worry of his livlihood.

What you are describing is the nature of life. We need resources to live. Our society has evolved naturally to be more efficient through specialization. there is no conpiratorial system behind this. I don't have to hunt & gather food, invent medicines, or build a shelter because I prefer to pay experts to do that for me. They are specialized and do a much better job at it than I would. They want something in return, of course, so I give them money, which has value because we all agree it does. To earn that money, I go to work at me specialized job and get paid by others for that. I am much better off in a society like this than I would be in one that does not specialize. I do not want to do my own dentistry.

I have had jobs that I did not like. I left them for ones I liked better. That's the only "system" I am a part of; making my own life better by taking personal responsability for it.

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Re: Why the World is a Global Enslavement Machine

Postby NinjaPuppy » 24 Oct 2010, 20:49

I agree with Canis on this one.

While you have touched on some excellent points, 'slavery' is certainly not an appropriate term in this instance.

In short, we are simply a commodity to the system and groomed as such.

On this point I totally agree with you. However it does not apply to everyone. While the majority of corporations have taken advantage of this type of thinking, there are many good businesses that actually appreciate the efforts of their employees and treat them as valuable assests.

If the term 'slavery' is to be applied, it's due to the psychological mindset of possessions. The 'keeping up with the Joneses' and 'he who dies with the most toys wins' kind of thing.

While I believe that I understand and agree with your opinion, your use of the word 'slavery' does not really fit in this context. I think George Carlin said it best: (WARNING- NSFW - Explicit language for those of you too young to know/remember George Carlin)

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Re: Why the World is a Global Enslavement Machine

Postby Scepcop » 24 Oct 2010, 23:38

I am talking about slavery in a figurative sense. We are all born to serve the system, and forced to do many things against our will. School is one obvious thing. Most have to work for someone else and give over control of their time/schedule. It's enslavement in the general sense. We are all slaves to money too.

Some also say that we are all owned by the corporation known as the United States, which is a corporation not a country. That's why our driver's license name and Social Security Card name is all in caps. Our name in caps means we are property under maritime law. Haven't you heard of that?

Canis, the executive of a small business may be stressed out like that, but not the executives of major corporations. They have a very easy luxurious life.
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Re: Why the World is a Global Enslavement Machine

Postby NinjaPuppy » 25 Oct 2010, 19:45

SCEPCOP wrote:Our name in caps means we are property under maritime law. Haven't you heard of that?

I never heard of that. VERY INTERESTING!
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