IN THE LAND OF THE SHEEPLE
The long and sometime turbulent drama of political dissent in America is a
continued theme in history of the country. Born out of a revolution and based on social
principles of self-determination, the nation rustles with the internal conflict between
individual liberty and the power of tyrannical elites. This struggle is the natural
condition in any nation. How a society treats dissenters is a primary test for any
government. Most states fail this assessment miserably. America's tolerance for peaceful
dissent is in jeopardy, not solely from the current despotic regime in power, but from the
flock of hungry government parasites that graze upon the public benefit programs that herd
citizens into a crowd controlled environment.
The liberal left adopts a mindset that is deficient in understanding of this most
important reality. When people become dependent on government, the effective ability for
meaningful dissent diminishes. Progressives are innately believers in the "Good
Society". Their assessment that government improves the plight of citizens is a false
conclusion. The greatest degree of suffering and despotism comes directly from the
chambers of the State. Yet, the Democratic sentiments that echoes the welfare role of
central government, causes the apathy and acquiescence that allows for even more
consolidation among the oligarchs.
However, there is a more comprehensive description of this
circumstance; an "Ineptocracy".
(in-ep-toc'-ra-cy) - a system of government where the least capable to lead are elected
by the least capable of producing, and where the members of society least likely to
sustain themselves or succeed, are rewarded with goods and services paid for by the
confiscated wealth of a diminishing number of producers.
By this definition, the advocates for more inclusive government practice the very
elements that make the situation worse. Watch the video VOICES OF DISSENT: ACTIVISM & AMERICAN DEMOCRACY
and observe this disconnect that leftist dissenters often express.
Movements like Occupy Wall Street become co-opted over time in a like manner as the Tea
Party organizations that adopt mainstream Republican sentiments. Encouraging are instances
when ordinary people pressure the corrupt political class. Notwithstanding, heightened
activism, there must be a rational basis for a practical alternative. Sadly, in most
instances, no matter how many demands petitioners make to restore immutable civil
liberties, the establishment refuses to relinquish their tyrannical dictates.
This fact keeps the vast majority in self-induced incarceration. Nearly half of
potential voters never cast a ballot. It is reasonable to conclude the tired old clich?
that it does not matter to vote because there is no a difference between the parties, is
accurate. Nonetheless, dissent is far more profound than being a duped victim to a rigged
voting system. Dissent requires total emersion into the entire political process.
Lobbying officials and confrontation with bureaucracies are necessary elements that
every citizen has a duty to engage. Yet, the lesson of history is that only the few ever
risk being burned by challenging the status quo. Well, that kind of resignation will never
defeat a coercive political dynasty bent on expanding an ever-greater diabolical regime.
The Sheeple mentality produces walking zombies. You know the type. They are your
neighbors and relatives. They come from ever kind of background or employment. Most just
are afraid to get involved. They are the first to wave the flag, but will never attend a
government public hearing, much less express their discontent. Their motto, "go
along to get along" symbolizes the decay of the nation.
Add in the legions of public employees with their union entitlement extortion demands
and you have a formula for a terminable society.
natural tendency is to trust authority provides a feeble excuse into the dysfunctional
Sheeple DNA. Only the conclusion "Our tendency to trust authority is allowing
mentally incompetent people to remain as leaders in government, universities, business,
and news reporting" provides the accurate insight.
One reason we resist improving our world is that we resist facing the possibility that
our leaders are corrupt or incompetent. Our natural tendency is to trust people in
positions of authority; to assume they are protecting us and providing guidance to us.
Children offer the most extreme example of this. The natural tendency of a child is to
assume his parents are wonderful people. A child will trust his life with his parents, and
he will resist accusations that his parents are bad people.
This tendency to trust authority persists even in adults. In fact, some people have
noticed that simply by pretending that they are important they can get people to regard
them as an authority. People who are promoted to management positions are sometimes
advised by other managers to put on an aura of being a leader. The reason is simply
because we don't judge a leader by his ability to lead. Rather, like an animal, and like a
child, we judge a leader by his visual appearance, posture, tone of voice, and -- most
important -- according to whether other people consider him to be a leader.
Another viewpoint expands upon the true motives of the "Leaders" that reaches
the fundamental lesson.
So you ask why Operation
condition the sheeple the title to this article, because many are being manipulated by
those that would control the masses for their own greedy purposes. The elite of this
country and the World are simple unwilling to share their knowledge and are afraid of the
ever awakening populace and rightfully so!
So by keeping the populace of the one remaining Super Power left in the World in the
dark, distracted with electronic entertainment and tracked by the very same devices, The
Powers That Be have put themselves in a position to Condition the Sheeple in anyway they
You know in your heart the system conditions the public to become mindless obedient
serfs. Every act of obeying institutional corruption and rationalizing, that you are a
good citizen for conforming to the subliminal conditioning, is the response of a mentally
Leave it to Alex Jones to crystallize the plight of a submissive
country in the video It's Time for The Sheeple to
Wake The Hell Up!!. Does this analysis conflict with the Ineptocracy definition?
While this concept describes the compliant public, do not dismiss the malicious nature of
the manipulators that actually control the phony political process and create the
environment that fosters a brain dead society.
Denial is not a defense for abdicating your civic responsibility. If you are one of the
avid cheerleaders of State adoration and practice the ritual sentiment ? "America
Love It or Leave It ", you are a prime Sheeple follower.
Because there are so many docile disciples ready to forgo their natural rights in order
to gain a perceived favor from the jackboot thugs who chime the slogan "rally around
the flag boys", the country deteriorates.
Dissent is necessary for any chance of survival. You know this to be true. But where
will the opposition appear or around what issues will they gain critical mass? Under the
Amerika Empire, foreign involvement and unremitting war is always a prime target for a
mass movement resistance. Just where is the anti-war opposition? There is no monopoly of
the left that objects to permanent warfare.
Traditional PaleoConservatives detest NeoCon and NeoLib internationalists. Patriots
from all ideologies are alive and eager to stop the madness. So what is the excuse for
indifference or lack of coordination? As World War III approaches, what will it take for a
national response against the lunacy that guarantees massive human suffering?
The despotism that advances daily will not cease by passing additional repressive laws.
National security begins in the minds and souls of the people and ends in the coercive
dictates of a police state. Protest and resistance is the true patriotism.
If you are content to be a mere animal subservient to a cruel master, the Sheeple
mentality resonates within your defective psyche. PsyOps are at the core of suppression
and government education. The normal behavior for the average supporter of the tyrannical
system requires condemnation for any dissent that seeks to restore a genuine Republic. If
you oppose corruption and advocate accountability, the government flunkies and proponents
will label you a domestic terrorist.
It comes as no surprise that the welfare state is now viewed as a right, while the Bill
of Rights is trampled into the trash heap of a previous age. Political evolution, for the
Sheeple is seen as lowing your head for the clipper that wants to shear your hair. Dissent
for creatures absent of courage relegates the society to a fundamental split and
Only fidelity to principle and bravery of spirit will transform this
disturbed society into a nation worthy of allegiance. Until that day arrives, join the
proud legacy of peaceful dissent and civil disobedience. Leadership is different from
imposition. Gather the fortitude of risking public ridicule and fight for your country.
Start with open resistance to any unlawful or immoral dictate. There is no where left to
hide. Become a Patriot in the Patrick Henry
SARTRE is the pen name of a reformed, former political
operative. This pundit's formal instruction in History, Philosophy and Political Science
served as training for activism, on the staff of several politicians and in many
campaigns. He is a past columnist for Ether Zone.
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