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How the Bewildered Herd is Kept on Course by Rainer Mausfeld

Neoliberalism is an ideology that mutates into a quasi-natural law. The neoliberal indoctrination never questions profit and competitiveness and trivializes destruction of nature. What is rational in micro-economics (e.g. competitiveness) can be disastrous in macro-economics when countries are beset with mass unemploymehnt. The state isn't a business or a Schwabian housewife but can make debts to help present and future generations.
"How the Bewildered Herd is Kept on Course" by Rainer Mausfeld, October 2017

I want to share several insights from the psychologist Rainer Mausfeld in his recent lecture "How the Bewildered Herd is Kept on Course": 1) Social antagonism is shifted into one's own person. One becomes a slaveholder of oneself under the neoliberal ideology of human capital. Everyone is a little I-company that must optimize him/herself. (2) Estrangement or de-solidarity can only occur when a necessary measure of fear and uncertainty is induced in individuals. (3) Fear must be induced and has nothing to do with reality. This is an important rule technique. The most important resource in neoliberalism is "accumulation of the fear raw material" (Oscar Negt), "The people are threatening for the rulers when they are without fear" (Tacitus)

Job creation, closing tax havens, redistributing income and wealth and building affordable housing, schools, and hospitals are all trivialized or ignored in the GOP tax bill - in the irrational frenzy to give more benefits and deductions to owners of yachts and private jets!
marc

Here are two remarkable addresses by the psychologist Rainer Mausfeld:

Why are the Lambs Silent? - Rainer Mausfeld, June 2015

 https://www.indybay.org/newsitems/2016/02/29/18783480.php

Neoliberal Indoctrination - Rainer Mausfeld, January 2016

 http://portland.indymedia.org/en/2016/02/431734.shtml

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The Lambs are Silent ...because? 24.Nov.2017 17:55

Red X Society

by Tracy Mapes

SACRAMENTO, Ca I don't know exactly when this practice of social engineering began to maintain secrecy and manipulate people into blindly following the power structure, may as far back as the Roman Empire or more.

But here is What "They" are doing, and How "They" maintain the Secrecy of the Greatest Monolithic Lie perpetrated against mankind, forming the largest criminal conspiracy in History.

1. People are forced to get in to trouble, or they are already there. Forced by economics, circumstance or addiction, to go outside the Lawful bounds of society to obtain everything from food, housing, companionship or what ever current define success. After they get the Law hanging over their heads, often a talent is recognized, be it influence, money, power or sexual availability and favor, are recruited into the Media, Government, Universities and Politics to act on the behalf of Organization that got them the position.

2. This Sword of Damocles acts as the catalyst to set the stage for modern day slavery, without question or challenge. Controlling Media, Politics, Labor, Religion, Industry and Entertainment. If the "Subject" acts out of turn, they are held to the threat of ever revealing their identities, and the path of how they obtained their job.

This allows the Military/Industrial Complex to draw upon massive resources of human intelligence at the least cost and highest potential for dynamic power domination over the people of the United States, and those with this knowledge must expose this corrupt entity which drives our country deeper into a condition of haves and have nots.

This is the deep dark dirty secret of which they harbor.

If they acted outside of the power structures goals, they would suffer incarceration, poverty an maybe even death.

This is how "They" do it