Originally published via Armageddon Prose:
WEF acolyte Yuval Noah Harari did some serious fainting-couch histrionics recently that put even the most hardened Russiagating, Democracy™-peddling MSNBC shill to shame:
“If [Donald Trump is elected again], it is likely to be the kind of, like, the death blow to what remains of the global order. And he says it openly. Now, again, it should be clear that many of these politicians, they present a false dichotomy, a false binary vision of the world as if you have to choose between patriotism and globalism, between being loyal to your nation and being loyal to some kind of, I don’t know, global government or whatever.”
-Yuval Noah Harari
However I wish it weren’t so, the idea that Trump is ideologically committed to anything above the aggrandizement of his own ego — let alone devoted to what would be the monumental, tedious, and possibly lethal task of dismantling the global technocracy — is folly.
Trump, no matter the pearl-clutching rhetoric from the likes of Harari is not that; the best we can hope is that, given his excellent instinct to #DraintheSwamp, he surrounds himself this go-around with operators like Tucker Carlson, Steve Bannon, Michael Flynn, et al. who are, by all appearances, more committed to the essential task of the day, so that humanity can at least get a beachhead and start to chip away until more steadfast, unflinching leadership emerges and really goes to town with the cleanup operation.
At best, Trump is the alpha, far from the omega.
Still, this nervous handwringing illustrates how weak Harari and his minions believe their position to be, and should be cause for cautious optimism.
These reptiles know, whether consciously or deep down in their amygdalas, that the world hates them, and increasingly so with the passage of time.
The social control they wield as unelected overlords on the blossoming global techno-fiefdom is a hubristic mirage.
At some point, if we allow its development to go unchecked, SkyNet might truly become invincible. But, as of now, the technocrats’ continued success depends on acquiescence, either active or passive, from those whom they wish to enslave.
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And, certainly, a large and sad portion of the population has resigned itself to live out its life as a WEF doormat, ready to eat zhe bugs for Climate Change™ and die quietly in 15-minute techno-coffin apartments without a peep. They were functionally dead and irrelevant vegetables long ago — what the gaming world terms “non-player characters,” or “NPCs.”
But that’s not the coalition that Donald Trump represents, however flawed personally he is.
Harari knows it. And he’s obviously rattled — call it the “fear of God” that he so smugly doesn’t believe in — as he should be.
Ben Bartee, author of Broken English Teacher: Notes From Exile, is an independent Bangkok-based American journalist with opposable thumbs.
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