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Putting together the pieces of how this fits into the Big Picture
Rather than me writing about Woke, I’ll share with you the best explanation I’ve ever heard of it.
Amazingly it is an off-the-cuff (no notes) public talk. One of the things I found extremely impressive, was that he seamlessly connected a broad assortment of important historical and social factors (from memory, no less).
The speaker is Dr. James Lindsay and his speech is at a European Parliament conference. Here is what Wikipedia says about him. After you’ve watched his talk below, this is an interesting article that gives more background about him.
A friend wrote me about this talk:
“Succinct. Accurate. Truthful. Very powerful. In his brief discussion, Lindsay gets to the heart of Marx as a theologian, even as Marx inverted Hegel’s historical imperatives and Christianity’s core doctrine. The link to Mao and the Red Brigade was especially brilliant, presaged as they were by the rhetorical perversions of Mussolini, Stalin, and Hitler—described so well by Orwell and Huxley.
“Most won’t be able to ken the rich complexity of this speech, integrating as it does history, philosophy, religion, economics, education, Black intellectual discourse (how many know about DuBois’s Souls of Black Folks today?), the nutcasery of feminism, queer theory, and, not least, the cascade of mendacity inherent in the folklore of colonialism.
“Still, this speech, along with the koans of Jordan Peterson, can provide an actionable template to guide future right actions, which is Lindsay’s intention.”
It’s less than a 30-minute video. Only listen when you can pay attention. It’s powerful. (I suggest watching it in full-screen mode…)
FYI, here are the UN’s 17 One World Order Goals he refers to.
Once we are educated about the Big Picture of what is going on, it becomes very clear why AI chatbot 'hallucinations' perpetuate political falsehoods are our next reality.
So what to do? IMO there are two primary defenses against this onslaught: 1) Critical thinking skills are imperative to be able to separate the wheat from the chaff, and 2) with God as our true ally, we can succeed against anything.
PS. Some sample additional food for thought:
(A 5-minute video) Grinding America Down
Here are other materials by this scientist that you might find interesting:
WiseEnergy.org: discusses the Science (or lack thereof) behind our energy options.
C19Science.info: covers the lack of genuine Science behind our COVID-19 policies.
Election-Integrity.info: multiple major reports on the election integrity issue.
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