The War on Journalists
Fighting the War on Terrorism by fighting a war on journalists, especially in foreign countries...it is the only hope you have of preventing terror strikes which target civilians...
Once in a while I do go off the rails and become provoked and become very offended by some really obstinate sinners, and I might lose my cool and have a brief bad tempered rant. Next thing you know, once I have collected myself, I might be seen going around the place trying to sweep up the busted glass. As the saying goes, no one is perfect, but I have resolved to watch myself, and maybe just shut my mouth for a day or two or three whenever that happens again, and once it blows over, then, and only then would I open my mouth. |
One good example of this sort of thing was when I went off the rails and became so deeply offended by our media system right after that attack on Paris. It seems to me that our media system consists of these upper middle class imperialist white supremacist blood thirsty racists. Instantly I was teleported over to Turkey and started to boo the minute of silence for the white victims of terrorism in France. I just couldn't help myself at the time.
I was so offended by their ruthless racism and their arrogant imperialist colonial mentality. Now none of this is a nice thing to say about our media system, but it does have to be confronted. Unfortunately people like that have dug a deep hole and the deeper they dig they more committed they become to digging that hole. While they are busy digging themselves that pit they are destined to fall into (assume here there is not some break in the cycle of adding sin onto sin onto sin) I feel that the best way to confront them is to make every effort to encourage everyone to tell people in foreign countries that this media system is not the voice of the people but instead is the voice of the upper middle class imperialist racists of our society, who are constantly trying to lower the level of the debate into bloodthirsty militarism and violence and so on.
I recommend this approach to everyone, in spite of the fact that it is rude to journalists, as all truth must be when really obdurate sinners of the worst sort are confronted. This is very important because if people in far away countries are led to believe that these upper middle class war mongering racists are the voice of the people this would lead inevitably to the targeting of civilians by enraged suicidal radicallized victims of the military industrial monster machine, which will then feed that racist narrative in a constantly repeating cycle of violence.
So therefore, if you really want to 'fight the war on terrorism' and really want to do something about Paris, instead of doing something facile and quite useless such as praying to God to do something vaguely defined about Paris, you might want to consider taking practical action by fighting against those journalists, especially in those foreign countries where the people who know nothing about us might be led to believe that the French people are represented by powerful racists. Actually that is not true, not just in this case, but in all cases, and you can see that clearly when the rich and the upper middle class pile up fifty percent of the wealth and while people down at the bottom are getting their food stamps cut they never have a voice, since upper middle class racists dominate the discussion.
This can also be seen when you consider how people get thrown out of capitalism to keep the ideal rate of unemployment and poverty so as to prevent wage inflation, and our blood thirsty media pundits promote the war on crime, and never ever discuss the failures of the system which has been so very generous to them and which they rather enjoy and support, right or wrong, all the time, twenty four hours a day. You cannot have a dialog with those people, because they keep the debate narrowly focused on the upper middle class point of view on every issue, so for that reason I am recommending that if people want to fight against the targeting of civilians in terror attacks that they fight the war against journalists in foreign countries, because that is your only hope of doing something that might actually work, and is a lot better than 'praying for Paris' since it might actually accomplish something. After you have had a 'minute of silence for Paris' you might then want to move on to spending a minute thinking about those journalists and how nakedly they are attempting to erase historical memory by telling everyone that this a war against 'radicalized Islam', when actually this is a war against suicidally radicalized people who just happen to be Islamists, and could instead be radicalized suicidal Buddhists, if it turned out that Buddhists were the ones who had all the oil and were being targeted by the most powerful military industrial complex in history.
For this reason I have no choice but to rebuke those 'liberals' and those 'progressives' in the church who do their bit to normalize the twisted narrative of those journalists by insisting that religion is no excuse for violence, which sounds real nice, until you realize that religion is not the issue, but the issue is oil wells and capitalist imperialism and a long history of racist white domination of the planet, and so on. Muslims should also stop apologizing for Islam, because that also normalizes that twisted narrative being peddled by our journalists.
Just some thoughts for the day...
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