Collective Insanity II

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Aired on the Doomstead Diner on August 15, 2014


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…In the last rant, I covered a small subset of the Collective Insanity ongoing around the world, but in the two days since I recorded it, Insanity has upped by an Order of Magnitude. It’s impossible to keep pace with doom these days, at least if you do all the writing, recording and audio editing yourself and hold down a regular job. To be a comprehensive Doomer these days, you gotta go Full Time at it and you need a support staff of at least 4 people.

I’ll start tonight with ongoing bullshit in Ukraine, where apparently the 300 vehicle strong Ruskie Relief Convoy supposedly partnered with the International Red Cross was held up at the Ukrainian Border by the Ukies. THEY want to administer all this aid down in the conflict region, which generally would mean anybody that supports them gets some food, anybody in favor of lining up with Vlad the Impaler does not. Also, supposedly there are anti-aircraft missiles being transported along with the food supplies, which actually makes sense these days since just because vehicles are painted White to look like Humanitarian Vehicles instead of Green to look like Military ones is no guarantee some Top Gun won’t drop Death From Above on you.

Meanwhile on the Economic end of this war, the Obamanista and NATO continue to drop sanctions on Vlad the Impaler on everything EXCEPT Natural Gas, because the folks over in europe still need this stuff to keep the lights on and their McHovels warm this winter. Who does NOT get any NG though? The folks in Ukraine, who owe the Ruskies a few billion in toilet paper for gas they burned up a while back. Except where does the NG have to transit through to get from Russia to Europe? Ukraine! This is like saying you will drive a caravan full of juicy ribeye steaks through a country of starving people and hand them over to fat people on the other side to eat. Insanity….

For the rest, LISTEN TO THE RANT!

Collective Insanity I if you missed it:


3 Responses to Collective Insanity II

  • St. Roy says:

    Hi RE:

    The 2nd insanity rant was even better than the 1st. You are definitely getting up there in George Carlin wit and audience appeal. Are you ready for LV? You may have to bring your own water.


    That is a phrase which I have started using since April, 2014.

    Collective insanities, surrounding Peak Everything Else, will manifest most significantly as Peak Insanity.

    I attribute the basic mechanism driving Peak Insanity to be the ways that social successes were based on thousands of years of backing up deceits with destruction, through the history of warfare, then enforcing frauds, through the history of economics. Collective insanities are the longer term consequences of social success based upon the triumph of the biggest bullies bullshit, due to the ways in which each short-term increment can develop on the basis of backing up lies with violence, so that those lies become the dominate social stories, which drive collective insanities towards PEAK INSANITIES.

    Consider how the patterns of social successes based on enforced frauds works inside of the economic systems. The best organized gang of criminals, the international bankers, are the biggest gangsters, or the banksters, who were able to persistently apply the methods of organized crime to the political processes, such as bribery, intimidation, and assassination of those politicians who could otherwise not be bribed or intimidated, in order to establish systems of legalized lies backed by legalized violence. Private banks were allowed to make the public “money” supply out of nothing as debts, while that legalized counterfeiting was enforced by governments that demanded taxes be paid with that fiat money, which was deemed to be legal tender, despite the fact that such fiat money was inherently worthless. By those means, the entire political economy became based on enforced frauds, operated through fundamentally fraudulent financial accounting systems, which used “money” made out of nothing as debts to “pay” for everything. Meanwhile, the banksters and their buddies were also able to use their profits from frauds by reinvesting in more frauds. Those ruling classes were able to dominate the funding of the school systems, as well as take over control of the mass media, in order to apply the most scientific brainwashing that money could buy to the public, to teach and condition them to believe in bullshit, and to feel that they did not want to know any more radical truths.

    In the real world, money was measurement backed by murder. That money system was the symbolic means to rob resources. However, for generation after generation, all of the ordinary people living inside of those systems gradually adapted to that on-going situation, because they could be more socially successful if they agreed with bullshit, while they would be less successful if they did not agree with bullshit. The systems of carrots and sticks rewarded people for agreeing with lies, while punishing people who did not agree with lies. Everyone inside of that society became successful in proportion to how well they performed as professional liars and immaculate hypocrites. Therefore, the entire society was driven to become more insane, because everything was based on Huge Lies, backed with Lots of Violence, which constantly drove the vicious spirals of more of those, despite that enforcing frauds never makes those frauds stop being fundamentally false. The runaway social successes from enforced frauds suffers from the problem that no amount of Violence ever makes the Lies become true, no matter how much Violence is used, for how long, to back up those Lies. Those lies are able to dominate society, as systems of organized lies operating robberies, while the lies always become bigger, and require more violence to back those lies up, but that works less well over time, because of the constantly growing gaps between relatively objective reality versus the social systems based on triumphant systems of lies. Cognitive dissonance goes into hyper-drive, as the debt slavery systems generate numbers which become debt insanities, which are tending towards provoking death insanities.

    Human history has selected for societies to be driven to become more and more psychotically insane, due to the sequence of the short-term triumphs of backing up lies with violence creating social systems based on the biggest bullies’ bullshit, where everyone became proportionately successful on the basis of how well they could bullshit. Gradually, the established systems of enforced frauds were driven further and further away from any more objective sense of reality, based on more rational evidence, and logical arguments, because the actual social reality was based on backing up lies with violence, which had become enormous integrated systems of legalized lies, backed by legalized violence. Societies became based on runaway systems of legalized lies, backed by legalized violence, so that the debt controls became based on the maximum possible frauds, while the death controls became based on the maximum possible deceits.

    There hidden levels behind how and why the history of warfare became situations where success was based on deceits, and so spies were the most important soldiers, and the history of finance became enforced frauds, wherein mainstream economists became intellectual mercenaries, paid proportionately to how well they could spout bullshit that the biggest bullies, the banksters, would approve of. However, those levels of deeper truths are just as deliberately denied and ignored by the controlled opposition groups, which the biggest bullies allowed to develop, within the frame of reference of the same basic bullshit view of the world.

    Human society is becoming more and more psychotically insane, while the only theoretical cures would be more radical truth. However, BOTH the established systems, AND their controlled opposition, dislike more radical truths, and continue to deliberately deny and ignore any rational evidence and logical arguments which would lead them to conclusions that they do not like. Looking at that social situation, for decades I have been speaking about the need for some “social psychiatry.” However, for several years now I have gradually been forced to accept the apparently unavoidable conclusions that our globalized society is so totally dominated by collective insanities that there is practically nothing which can stop the final results being the psychotic breakdowns of those systems. All of the collective insanities are headed towards Peak Insanities, along with Peak Everything Else.

    As the rant above stated, it appears that our collective insanities have been jumping up by quanta, like multiplying by orders of magnitude, and it is in that context, of observing the total amount of collective insanities apparently doubling and doubling, that several months ago I started to use the phrase Peak Insanity, to describe the probable future, where the level of collective insanities finally peaks, along with peak everything else. After that, all of the same range of possible doomsday scenarios apply to what happens after we reach Peak Insanity, like they do with whatever may happen after Peak Oil, and so on, and so forth ???

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