After the first week of the Biden Administration, the themes are becoming clear.
We see a revolving door between the Administration and Big Tech elites who helped kill damaging stories about Biden during the campaign. Amazon, which destroyed its rival Parler with the help of Google and Apple, suddenly decides to distribute the vaccine.
The World Health Organization, on the same day that Biden rejoins it via executive order, quietly issues changes to COVID test criteria. Of course, this will send the counts of positive cases plummeting.
Governors and Mayors in California, New York, Michigan, DC, and Chicago, who’ve destroyed the lives of their constituents with draconian lockdowns, magically decide it’s safe to reopen.
Twitter then takes action against Antifa wiping out accounts now that their violence and ability to cause fear is no longer useful, and now shines a light and damages the Biden Administration.
So are things back to normal?
Now, you should be more pliable to the idea of setting up watchlists and reeducation camps.
Be content to know that when Big Government and Big Tech team up, no one with the ‘wrong ideas’ will ever hold power again.
So what you see emerging is the eternal battle between collectivism and individualism. On the one side is Big Gov’t, Big Money, Big Media, & Big Tech (collectively, the Elites). On the other is those who believe in the dignity and rights of the individual.
The reason the GME story has resonated with folks across the political spectrum is that it invokes a deeply American sense of fairness. The reaction to it may have exposed the most clear-cut line between the collectivist Elites and the individualists.
You can hear the elites, tucked away in some Hawaiian retreat, sipping the finest California wines and mocking American style individualism.
How long before forces of corruption, decadence, and our human instinct towards conformity strip away our exceptionalism?
Technology, Web 2.0, social media, which was supposed to allow decentralized participation by individuals in society, actually had the opposite result.
Collectivism never really took hold until now. With social media, we finally stepped into the cage ourselves.
Note: The French and Russian revolutions were both fomented by the Intelligentsia – educated elites who believed they could change millions of years of human nature and evolution through material conditions and social engineering.
The the unholy alliance of the Elites in Big Tech with Big Gov’t makes things even more dangerous. Orwell predicted this in 1984 with his vision of what Soviet and Maoist governments would look like with today’s technology.
Orwell’s one error was assuming that the tech would be subsumed under the government umbrella. Here what we’re seeing though is the illusion of independence. How else do you dupe an individualist society to voluntarily submit to collectivism?
Give them the illusion of choice and they’ll walk into the trap themselves. Like sheep to the slaughter.