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Let's work together

From yesterday's meeting of the 10 Years after the Crash group, it is clear that there are a growing number of concerned people and groups working on "solutions" to various aspects of the political economy.

Critical Thinking has long argued that without deep analysis, there is a danger that remedies, applied to symptoms, without understanding the underlying disease, risk making matters worse, rather than better. That is the rationale for releasing Critical Thinking's methodology as a free, open source project - in the meeting, Stephen referred to wanting to know what people were working on in their disparate "sheds" - CoCreative Learning is to "get people out of their sheds" to co-create a shared understanding of reality. Once we can agree on where we are and how we got here, the solutions will become obvious.

As was stated in the latest iteration of Critical Thinking's analysis, we can tell people, and point to evidence, that banking is a criminal enterprise. We can also show them the web of global banking controlled by the Rothschilds and seven other families. But will they listen? In the main, no because they already believe in the official narratives and are penalised for thinking differently. 

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends on his not understanding it.” - Upton Sinclair.

On the CoCreative Learning wiki, the analogy of the blind men of Indostan is used to illustrate the problem of people adhering to their own worldviews and narrow perspectives without listening to each other. We need to shed the conditioned practice of not listening with an open mind; often, we listen to others to find reasons to disagree and express our own views. This is fostered as good practice in debate but it is how we are kept divided and controlled. When we dig through the layers of contrived complexity, deception and misdirection, we find common ground on which to build.

In truth, we can't teach others anything; they have to discover reality for themselves. But the only way to do so is for us to work together.


The Bitcoin psyop

Daily Pickings posted some background information on the Bitcoin phenomenon recently. James Corbett's latest video explains the wider issues of the blockchain, encryption, permissioned and permissionless, distributed ledgers which are essential to understanding what appear to be contradictory statements from bankers and pundits.

The Bitcoin Psyop
Yes, the blockchain is truly revolutionary. Yes, bitcoin is Tulipmania 2.0. Yes, cryptocurrency is a nail in the coffin of the bankster parasites. Yes, digital currency is a tool of the totalitarian tyrants. No, these statements are not contradictory. But don’t worry if you think they are. You’re just a victim of “The Bitcoin Psyop.”

Encrypted, permissionless, distributed ledgers, built on blockchain technology, have the potential to transform the world by decentralising all those activities currently mediated and authorised by centralised power. When allied to a paradigm shift in human consciousness, these tools can facilitate a world with "no rulers".

Stable, thriving, mutually supportive anarchy is a global possibility. We just need to co-create a shared understanding of where we are and where we could be.

Fakery and inversion

George Orwell's 1984 refers to newspeak in Oceania which followed a set of rules to simplify and obscure meaning; today's language shares some of the characteristics of newspeak but is far more blatant. We live in a world of inversion in which the meaning of words is reversed. For example, in the UK, the ministry of (offensive) war is called the Ministry of Defence, the ministry of injustice is the Ministry of Justice and there are many other examples of inverted meanings. In short, we are lied to constantly but not just in words; news reporting is faked and data manipulated to create opposite meanings.

The man-made global warming hoax was in danger of being exposed after Climategate, a scandal in which the University of East Anglia's Climatic Research Unit committed scientific fraud. However, the establishment closed ranks to protect the guilty and hide the facts, a practice which continues in plain sight because one can't rely on common sense in the climate debate, we need to cite "experts" but climate science is as corrupt as the financial system. Climate scientists have been manipulating temperature data for over two decades but most people don't notice because they just listen to the words and look at the alarmist pictures with vibrant colours to denote catastrophe. "Climate change" isn't just exaggerated; we are bombarded with stories claiming the opposite of reality.

Don't just except this video at face value; check out the long term temperature record for where you live, wherever you are and see for yourself. There is no global warming but the opposite - it's an inversion. Climate change is a hoax.

It'll make you angry but don't get mad. Get knowledgeable because knowledge is power and once we know the score, we'll know what needs to be done. We need to wake up to the reality of our condition.

If you're Jewish, it's time to awake

The word "Jew" strikes terror into the hearts of the Goyim. Our understanding of Russian, European and Middle Eastern history is so flawed, misdirected and confused that "anti-Semite" is a weapon of great potency. However, fear of speaking out is fading as reality becomes harder to ignore; there is a growing willingness to question Jewish power.

What is long overdue is for Jews to question Jewish power. Jews have been manipulated into the frontline; they are the stormtroopers of the Structural Elite and when the final battle commences, many Jews will be sacrificed because this is not about Jewish supremacy but whatever it takes to achieve the new world order and one world government.

We've been here before. The following article appears to be unavailable at its original location because the "thought police" are the same forces as those corrupting and undermining societal cohesion and morality. Divide and conquer: "By way of deception thou shalt do war" - Mossad

The Sexual Decadence of Weimar Germany by Lasha Darkmoon
“The decay of moral values in all areas of life—the period of deepest German degradation—coincided exactly with the height of Jewish power in Germany.”  — Dr Friederich Karl Wiehe, Germany and the Jewish Question. 

Be not angry at Jews. We have equal cause to be angry with ourselves. We've all been duped, Jews and Goyim alike. We should always ask cui bono? When we join the dots, it becomes clear.

MH370 Investigator Shot Dead 'Delivering New Evidence' Diplomat investigating missing Malaysian Airlines flight killed in his car by Jay Greenberg

We need to talk to Jews and Jews need to talk to us to co-create a shared understanding of reality. We are all farmed, Jews and Goyim both, but the human cattle are awakening.