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Nov 27, 2023·edited Nov 27, 2023Liked by Paul Cudenec

Excellent essay, I may put up excerpts on my own substack.. However, it's not centralized industrial state capitalism which is the driver - that's just the means. The driver for this process is the growth of capital, arising out of interest on debt. A debt/interest driven economy is an example of exponential growth, and the continuation of that is impossible on a planet with finite recoverable resources - and the centralized control needed to sustain that economy is also dependent on exponential growth, because that control structure only consumes, it does not produce. The way out lies in decentralization of power to the greatest possible extent, the end of debt financing dependent on interest payments, and a return to sustainable systems such as regenerative agriculture and the localized manufacture of goods from locally-sourced materials.

I'd be quite wary of the current crop of internet "influencers" and those who are a product of social media, who position themselves as leaders, or as members of leadership vanguards, no matter what "good" they may claim to do. This is especially the case if they were erstwhile former members of the old centralized power structures, and especially of its "intelligence community", such as Malone and Dugin... I'm glad you figured out Dugin, he has so many people fooled, but his heritage is solidly supporting the power of the centralized state over the individual, see https://tec.fsi.stanford.edu/docs/aleksandr-dugins-foundations-geopolitics

For quite some time, I've said that if you want to see what your leader looks like, go look in a mirror. Figure out your guiding principles and abide by them, you need no one else to tell you what to think or to do.

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Spot on!

The great subversion/co-optation machinery breeds a Russian doll of endless deceptions.

In this house of mirrors two words hold sway: ubiquitous duplicity.

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Fantastic essay - I think that THIS is actually the key problem which the 'opposition' in general faces if we want to ever achieve anything concrete. It is strange but a lot of otherwise very skeptical people (when it comes to the 'system' at least) simply cannot fathom the idea that any effective dissident movement or organisation will be targeted for infiltration. Their refusal to believe this basically makes it inevitable - as any criticism of their new 'tribe' basically marks out the questioner themselves as a shill! I have written a bit on my Substack about how I think the gibberish spread about supposed 'Common Law' solutions amongst the truth movement (as opposed to effective mass action) is part of just such an infiltrate/discredit operation as you have described in your essay although that is just one of the numerous ways that this insidious tactic is used by the State and its agents!

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Nov 27, 2023Liked by Paul Cudenec

We are the opposition, don't wait for someone to come along and show you the way time has come to step up to the task at hand.

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Nov 27, 2023Liked by Paul Cudenec

It is most difficult to trust anyone outside of your inner circle. The anti-humans have indoctrinated the masses and infiltrated almost every aspect of our lives. Perhaps the best opposition to the tyrannical slavery engulfing the lands is best done on an individual level. As soon as we form groups and hierarchies, a type of cultism ensues and we find our individuality lost in the masses once again.

There is no one to lead us out of this maze. The moment you succumb to the desires of a leader, you have lost your freedom. This is how all governments work. Establish a prime leader then frighten the citizen into thinking and believing he is lost without that leader.

It is easy for the anti-humans to control the masses who for the most part all share similar thoughts, patterns and desires. The same with the anti-anti-humans (us) who will be another group to be targeted. We see the anti-humans attacking us on all levels and therefore maybe the best opposition is to resist them individually where they cannot gain control of a group.

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Nov 27, 2023Liked by Paul Cudenec

Right on, right on! How Can It Be?

How can it be? Humanity has tolerated atrocities, crimes against humanity, censorship, wars, torture, lies/propaganda, ecocide, spying on the public, ethnocide, torture of Assange, etc. forever. Is it not clear that psychopaths/insane criminals with the Nazi/Eugenicist idealogy rule the world?

Perhaps since this has been the case for centuries, no one notices. I see the bourgeois classes living their seemingly superficial, comfortable lives, celebrating Thanksgiving, attending sporting events, preferring to ignore geopolitics and things outside their bubbles, the poor struggling for their existence, and all living for the self.

Is it so difficult to see that who we are is Life, the animating spirit that we share with all living entities. We are in the form of human with our particular kind of consciousness, which allows us to be the only animal with the possibility of living ethically. Yet we don't. Instead we live the paradigm of all the other animals ("might makes right"). This has proven to be a grave error, an abomination, not using the gifts that we have been given and we are having to pay a steep price.

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Great stuff. "If the future is not in some way primitive there will be no future." - John Zerzan

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Nov 27, 2023Liked by Paul Cudenec

Good article, nails it on the head. I can't believe the ritualistic con still being promoted among "right-wing" and "left-wing" "pundits" that China and BRICS represent a threat to "Western civilization." The reality is they are joined at the hip with WEF and the rest who want global control. And the fact is, the driving motors of "Western civilization" are patriarchy and capitalism which propel the WEF billionaire elites plotting our penury. As to when will the real opposition emerge, the answer is never, until we decisively surmount the challenge of finding a way to live outside of patriarchy and capitalism -- which means living beyond our precious ingrained habits of body, mind, and spirit

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Nov 27, 2023Liked by Paul Cudenec

Right. There's one game in town and the only way out is to leave town. All politicians need a fairytale or two to sell, an industrial/financial worldeater plan daubed in their stripe. I guess I'm going to have to embrace being called reactionary.

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Nov 30, 2023·edited Nov 30, 2023Liked by Paul Cudenec

Very good! But, I think many of us in this audience would agree this necessary paradigm shift isn't ever likely to happen on any mass scale. Many who've become aware of these truths in recent years and decades have already moved off grid, started families au naturel on a homestead, worked diligently to set up small, planned communities, or started afresh and independently, away from most or all nonsense tech and dependence on any centralized authority, etc. They know, perhaps, the world at large can't be saved from itself.

In my younger years, there was always the impetus to "awaken the masses" which, looking back, was rather ignorant, and even arrogant. Who was I, and what the hell did I really know? All that energy that went into writing articles or essays, my "uplifting and spiritual" music, and the rest of it, is somewhat amusing at this point, even if it was quite satisfying to have an outlet for all that angst, anger, anxiety, and love for my fellow apparently sleepy humans. As I've learned and discovered (remembered) much about the nature of this reality in the ensuing decades, and especially these past 5 years, my message, motives, and meanings have changed, as it would for anyone bent on knowing what is real and true.

Many in this fantastic dissident community of errants are now coming to the fore, sharing their extensive research and astonishing evidence that our societies and civilizations are "reset" almost like clockwork. Could it be, therefore, that repeated and inevitable (perhaps forced) returns to pre-industrial (and/or post-industrial) living standards are part of the Grand Script, depending on the locale and extent of said reset?

Evidence is all around us of previous truly advanced societies, buried time and again and erased from history, while the controlling, parasitic aspects among us revise historical record, invent (in)famous historical characters, and fabricate or reshape paradigm-shifting events... even devising calendars and chronologies ex post facto to suit their needs.

We, the common, caring, loving, just-let-us-be man and woman, unconsciously carry forward in blissful ignorance these fabricated narratives, and variations on repeating themes, but there are always a few that never really buy into it... these well-read heretics and erudite rebels that are routinely ostracized, imprisoned, or executed. I think that modern worldwide censorship agendas represent the macro of this collective mirror, wherein the zeitgeist says "Hey assholes, stop shaking the snow globe! Leave us to our grand illusions."

Inevitably, somewhere down the road in perhaps a century or two, another newly powered-up and tapped-in "internet" generation of "truth seekers" unite to expose these massive lies, as another reset, controlled demolition, and forced relocation occurs... Rinse and repeat.

Perhaps too many ideas for one short comment... I guess the point to this rambling is this: don't take this all too seriously. We're just passing through.

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That opposition has been here for a bit now, Paul, you need to look a bit deeper. It grows like a mushroom, quietly underground.

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To live as a de-industrialised society however would require a huge drop in population.

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Thank you very much for mentioning our article Paul. Much appreciated.

I am intrigued by your postulation of a post-industrial world but would like to understand how you think a world with no industry will be able to sustain the current population numbers as far as both their "needs" and "wants".

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Real opposition is revolution. Industry is a tool, not an ideology, and can be used for good and bad. We are at our best and worst as a collective and I think that is what you are lamenting. The intention of ARC (Jordan Peterson) is good but it will not bear fruit, not like the ideas of America's founding fathers. It can't with sycophants at the helm. I pray that thinkers like you put yourself in the shoes of those founders and come up with ideas that follow their spirit, like using blockchain technology to make elections transparent and to track government spending, anything, AI. Somewhere there is a Palestinian saying give me liberty or give me death. With this global wake up call (Gaza) I'm hoping y'all are up to the task. My only contribution could ever be in real opposition. And yeah, when Peterson said 'give them hell' to Setanyahoo he broke my heart.

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You'd never know from some if not most renderings of Marx (and Marxism) that his work was critical of the exploitation and alienation of industrial capitalism, and the futility of utopian schemes which seek revolution without overthrowing the means of economic production and political power which oppress us.

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