“The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by an endless series of hobgoblins, most of them imaginary.”
At the risk to my esteemed personal reputation of being branded a “conspiracy theorist” (which doesn’t mean much these days anyway), I’m willing to go on the record with a prediction.
The US government will use weather modification to cause extreme weather and blame it on “climate change.”
There’s already a grand tradition of staging phony crises for the sole purpose of leveraging greater political power and social control.
Call it the “false flag” of climate change operations.
The puzzle pieces are all in place.
Without fail, every extreme weather event is now accompanied by a 2-week corporate media news cycle blaming climate change, demanding the government choke down the fossil fuel industry and throttle oil consumption. From recent history, for instance, Hurricane Ian:
The corporate media – functionally the public relations arms of the corporate state — stirs hysteria, and then later leverages the fear in the public it created to bestow more power unto the state, in much the same way it did in the name of Public Health© during the COVID pandemic.
Via New York Times:
“Ian embodies several of the major hurricane trends in recent years, as the world copes with the effects of climate change. It’s a strong storm — and strong storms are becoming more common in the Atlantic Ocean.”
That’s a total lie based on nothing. Total climate change propaganda.
Research published in 2021 in Nature Journal found that “increases in Atlantic hurricane and major hurricane frequency… are consistent with changes in observing practices and not likely a true climate trend.”
Data links the alleged increases in major hurricanes to how they are observed, not “climate change.”
But the New York Times just makes the anti-science claim anyway, knowing that, in our ADD-addled world, 80% of readers don’t make it beyond the headline. Their (shrinking) bovine audience in Brooklyn and Martha’s Vineyard and Berkeley laps it up because Trump completely broke their critical thinking skills, and because lazy.
They don’t analyze; they absorb, then regurgitate.
The corporate media never lets reality interfere with a good narrative. If more storms are not naturally occurring, why not make lemonade out of lemons and whip some up?
Just like they did with the now-vindicated COVID lab leak claim, they’ve dismissed weather modification as a “conspiracy theory.”
“Conspiracy theorists vary in their claims. But some of the most popular include the belief that governments control the weather on a massive scale*.”
(*Note the weasel phrase “on a massive scale.” The BBC, in the same article admits that governments do, in fact, manipulate weather – but it’s “localized”: “successful weather modification efforts have been localised – and certainly not on the grand scale some conspiracy theorists claim.”)
Via World Meteorological Organization:
“Operational programmes to modify the weather – including to disperse fog, enhance rain and snowfall, and suppress hail – are taking place in more than 50 countries worldwide.”
“Operational” means “happening right now.”
These statistics are presumably sourced from national governments, which, for national security reasons, have a strong incentive not to fully disclose their capabilities. So this is the bare minimum in terms of the number of countries actively manipulating the weather and the extent to which they are doing it.
To what lengths will the corporate state go chasing the climate change dragon?
Bill Gates, Scion of The Science©, wants to literally block out the sun via “solar geoengineering.”
Of course, all carbon-based lifeforms on Earth depend on sunlight for survival. At the bottom of every food chain is vegetation of one sort or another, which requires sunlight to grow.
It’s called photosynthesis, and most second-graders, even public school ones, can describe the essential process (or at least they used to, perhaps the groomers replaced that section of the science curriculum with clay dildo craft hour or whatever).
Eating seems important for humanity but apparently is irrelevant or even undesirable to Bill Gates, who once openly flaunted his depopulation agenda before taking subterfuge behind vaccines as a back-door method.
What Gates’ sun-barricading tomfoolery shows is how little he thinks of the public at large.
He suggests literally blocking out the sun, knowing the corporate media will follow if he funnels enough money to enough corporate media outlets, as he often does to the tune of hundreds of millions of dollars through his “nonprofit” foundation.
And he’s correct that some enormous subset of the public would walk right off the cliff into oblivion like lemmings.
There is probably no bottom to the barrel. Snuffing out the essential life-giving force for the whole world is a tough bar to clear. The question isn’t why the government would manipulate the weather to achieve its goals. The question is: why wouldn’t it?
Ben Bartee is an independent Bangkok-based American journalist with opposable thumbs. Follow his stuff via Armageddon Prose and/or Substack, Patreon, Gab, and Twitter.
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