"The West won the
world not by the superiority of its ideas or values or religion but rather by
its superiority in applying organized violence. Westerners often forget this
fact; non-Westerners never do." - Samuel Phillips Huntington,
The Clash of Civilizations, Remaking of World Order
"Violence is a drug, indeed it is the most potent
narcotic known to humankind. Those most addicted to violence are those who have
access to weapons and a penchant for force." - Christopher Lynn Hedges
"The tentacles of this high-intensity violence, now
normalized, reach into every aspect of society - a spectacle that does not
unsettle but thrives on more shocks, more bloodshed and more
suffering." - Henry A.
"Violence is a symptom of
a wounded spirit." - Charles
Humans were hunters and
gatherers long before they became
Ancient Cro-Magnon began
eating flesh 2.5 million years
Caleb E. Finch identified eight genes that evolved in
Cro-Magnon to manage saturated fat,
cholesterol, infectious agents
and against overdose of iron and
other metals that are relatively
abundant in flesh compared with plants.
Violence is a common heritage
due simply to the fact Cro-Magnon have genes to digest flesh.
human beings, granted life by
the Creator and Sustainer, understand
the taking of flesh to be a
necessary evil done only for sustenance.
Social Darwinism suggests predation of the
weak to be quite profitable.
harvest for profit is unsustainable.
human predators entranced by the
Wetiko revolution respond
to the false need to "contain" or "pacify" those
branded as "
Robert Meyrowitz* brings extreme fighting to America with the Ultimate
Robert Meyrowitz first sells extreme
fighting to pay-per-view providers through his incorporation Semaphore
Robert Meyrowitz also brings Ozzy Osbourne
into America's living room.
1996 "The cumulative
impact of violence-laden imagery can lead to a "mean-world" perspective, in
which viewers have an unrealistically
dark view of life." - The Christian Science Monitor, November 18,
1997 "People are concerned about this race
to the bottom. They wonder if there even is a bottom. I do, too." -
FCC, Michael J. Copps 01/07
"American kids want to relate to
want something edgy.
kids are looking for identity, something that makes them feel tough." -
Jeff Clark, president North County Fight Club 01/07
"Violence is like
the nicotine in cigarettes.
The reason why the media
has to pump ever more violence into us is because we've built up a
In order to
get the same high, we need ever-higher levels.
The television industry has gained its
market share through an addictive and toxic ingredient." - Lt. Col. David
"For the last three decades, the one
predominant finding in research on the corporate media is that exposure to
media portrayals of violence
behavior in children." - American
Americans generally do not regard themselves as arrogant, abusive,
violent, mean, petty and ignoble.
Empirical verifiable social
scientific evidence suggests otherwise.
Yale psychology professor
Stanley Milgram had individuals apply electric shocks in a training experiment
for incorrect answers.
Participants were asked to turn the voltage up,
even to where the dial read "danger," a point at which the victim could be
Although often reluctant, two-thirds of the subjects
continued to follow orders to administer shocks.
psychology professor Philip
G. Zimbardo initiated an experiment in which participating Stanford students
were designated either as prisoners or guards, with guards told to maintain
The project had to be prematurely terminated as the guards for
no apparent motivation other than fulfilling
their roles becoming uncomfortably abusive toward the
Violence on broadcast television began approaching "epidemic
proportions," surging 75% between 1998 and 2005.
"Media violence causes
aggressive and antisocial behavior, desensitize viewers to future violence
and increase perceptions that they are living in a mean and dangerous world.
Children younger than 8 cannot uniformly discriminate between real life and
fantasy. They quickly learn that
violence is an acceptable solution to resolving even complex problems,
particularly if the aggressor is the hero." - American Academy of
Violence is a built-in feature of humanities
implicit in our conception of ourselves as
separate beings in a universe of discrete others competing for survival.
The objectification of life
and the earth itself enables and legitimizes violence.
Lost in the manmade realm of
abstractions - statistics, names of
countries, figures in accounting
ledgers - we end up perpetrating violence.
Depictions of graphic violence and
diabolical cruelty in the entertainment media have
inures us to violent images even when
they are not fictitious.
The endemic exposure to violence in our
culture desensitizes us.
perpetuated unseen deep within
Americans have been fed a ponerologic vision of
spoke of the America as the "last best
urged us to "pay any price,
bear any burden, meet any
out of these troubled times - a "new world order" - can emerge
War is a turning away from the
sanctity and preservation of life
alienation which inevitably leads to nihilism.
The essence of war is
death, necrophilia, pure
War hogs hide
their necrophilia behind
myth of war, the myth of glory,
the myth of honor sells
newspapers and boosts
television ratings, real war reporting
creates peace marches.
wartime truth is the first casualty." - Senator Hiram Johnson
One day an Iraqi will tell the story
of the invasion and occupation of Iraq.
escalates into violence if demands remain unmet.
incendiary messages at Dresden,
911 facilitated incendiary messages in
"Thucydides wrote of Athens' expanding empire and how this empire
led it to become a tyrant abroad and then a tyrant at home.
Athens imposed on others, Athens finally imposed on itself and then Athens
died." - Chris Hedges
the truth of
"One of the most
noble things you can do is
kill the enemy." - Major Douglas
Zembiec, killed May 10, 2007 while conducting
a raid in Baghdad
taking steroids, Valium, hooked on painkillers,
drinking and popping multiple Benzhexol pills.
We're killing the wrong
people all the time, mostly by accident.
One guy in my squadron ran over a family with his tank." - Cliff
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is presented for educational
This website defines a
new perspective with which to engage reality to which its author adheres. The
author feels that the falsification of reality outside personal experience has
forged a populace unable to discern
propaganda from reality and that this has been done purposefully by an
international corporate cartel through their agents who wish to foist a corrupt
version of reality on the human race. Religious intolerance occurs when any
group refuses to tolerate religious practices, religious beliefs or persons due
to their religious ideology. This web site marks the founding of a system of
philosophy named The Truth of the Way of the Lumière Infinie - a
rational gnostic mystery religion based on reason which requires no leap of
faith, accepts no tithes, has no supreme leader, no church buildings and in
which each and every individual is encouraged to develop a personal relation
with the Creator and Sustainer through the pursuit of the knowledge of reality
in the hope of curing the spiritual corruption that has enveloped the human
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This web site in no way condones violence. To the contrary the
intent here is to reduce the violence that is already occurring due to the
international corporate cartels desire to control the human race. The
international corporate cartel already controls the world economic system,
corporate media worldwide, the global industrial military entertainment complex
and is responsible for the collapse of morals, the elevation of self-centered
behavior and the destruction of global ecosystems. Civilization is based on
coöperation. Coöperation does not occur at the point of a
American social mores and values have declined precipitously over
the last century as the corrupt international cartel has garnered more and more
power. This power rests in the ability to deceive the populace in general
through corporate media by pressing emotional buttons which have been
preprogrammed into the population through prior corporate media psychological
operations. The results have been the destruction of the family and the
destruction of social structures that do not adhere to the corrupt
international elites vision of a
perfect world. Through distraction and coercion the direction of thought of
the bulk of the population has been directed toward solutions proposed by the
corrupt international elite that further consolidates their power and which
further their purposes.
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