For millennia rulers have governed through stoking of fear of internal and external threats. While in tribal societies the external (and sometimes internal) threat was very real, the plebeian mind remained fixated on the dialectic of “we good, they bad.” Today man is no different – what is different is that the halls and levers of power are less visible than in ancient civilizations. The average American in our day can watch Game of Thrones, where political elites manipulate their underlings and one another on a daily basis, yet remain wholly incapable of translating these lessons into the real world.
Outlining engineered revolution, I explain how the philosophy of revolution is a faith-based system – a technology for destabilization and transformation. At the time of the “Arab Spring” and concomitant “color revolutions,” I wrote:
Destabilization of regions is a classic tactic of political intrigue, yet most people think the color revolutions and “Arab Springs” are real. Not only…
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