An Evolutionary Journey – Life Lessons through The Lens

An Evolutionary Journey – Life Lessons through The Lens

Just published by Living Zen Books is this volume by renowned professional photographer Jonathan Trapman. Shoot Learn Grow – An Evolutionary Journey  – Life Lessons Through The Lens

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It includes some of his most iconic work, the backstories behind the images and the personal, often life changing lessons they gifted him. A fascinating, intriguing and beautiful portrait of a creative life in action.

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Encounters with nature, people and circumstances became life lesson Master classes embraced and used to expand an ever increasing awareness of a real world above and beyond the parameters set out for press, media and corporate interests.

Commissioned to work with many of the blue chip industry names including British Airways, BMW, Gallaher, Balfour Beatty, Wimpey, Ford, Times Newspapers, Piaggio, Oxfam, Gucci, Kodak, Fuji and many others he travelled the world. At critical moments a photographic commission or opportunity gifted insights and experiences over and above actual capture. The awe and wonder of life presented profound moments no money could buy.

Jonathan is presently launching a world tour of his Archival Legacy work both through Europe, Russia, Kazakhstan, China, Japan, New Zealand, the USA and South America.He will be giving two “Evenings with Jonathan” at the Blue Cedar Gallery in his hometown of Glastonbury, Somerset UK. These take place on Thursday 29th November and Wednesday 5th December.

For details of these talks and to book a place go here. 

The exhibition is presently up and can be viewed at Blue Cedar Gallery. Details here

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Dreaming of a White Christmas? Then Beware Before Wishing It!

Dreaming of a White Christmas? Then Beware Before Wishing It!

As the Western world engulfs itself in an orgy of commercialism, sentimentality and pure fantasy sane people around the world wonder why and how this depravity dug itself so deep into the psyche.

Don’t blame Bing Crosby he was merely puppet to a propaganda machine, Hollywood, controlled then as now by psychotic, power crazed lunatics believing they to be the Chosen People. Responsibility for so many generations sucked into a belief of bounty, plenty and a stupendous belief in the miraculous fairy tale making all things right and beautiful on a specifically  organised day of the year must be pointed at the entertainments industry, alongside its bastard sibling the corporate industry and religious dogma.

Rude money, Banksters bribery and unfettered greed of the oligarchy have raised the stakes metering love, gifting and transparent display of self worthlessness by way of overspending on mediocre and unnecessary giving. The imprecation to spend, spend, spend, the lure of credit to the hilt, have all, like some ghastly Christmas decorations, garlanded the season to be merry. Merry being the last thing most will feel when they awake from their financial and emotional hangover.

Just like dreaming of that fantasy, a white Christmas, people drawn into the spider’s web of deception and distraction believe the time to show goodwill to all and beam sweetly as they exchange Merry Christmas at the once a year visit to Midnight Mass will suddenly clear the streets of the dispossessed, the homeless, the forgotten and refugees at a stroke.

Best not look at them‘, chide parents as young point to these ignored asking where their home fires, warmth and gifts will be found. The paradox is mighty when pretence Christian values are year long yet superficially enacted during a swift holiday season are stoked in belief of newspapers’ stories of cheer, Royal celebrations and platitudes spouted by an aged monarch to engorged stomachs having feasted revoltingly.  The propaganda organs of television, radio and internet scream at all what must be taken as sacrosanct and what must be left unreported.

At the same time a feverishly frantic fervour for political correctness gets its Christmas stockings in an almighty twist trying to convince us that a white Christmas is non PC. Orders to recognise the non specific colour of snow to be dreamed of while allowing reindeers to be slaughtered by the thousands for some some sort of balance through culling is yet one more disconnect.

Religions struggle to retain the fantasy depicted by a nativity of some sort of miraculous supernatural conjunction and insemination inspiring a carpenter and his specific other to be responsible for an alien being known as the Saviour of Humankind. Meanwhile a bunch of psychopathic satanic zealots having already raided and taken over, like cuckoos, the Jewish nest, continue their anti semitic genocide on little children, mothers and innocent boys and men for the sake of extinguishing any real historical record and increase their perfidious land grabs.

At a time of peace and goodwill Jerusalem is sacked by the money lenders and psychos, raped by rapacious arrogance and greed and the alleged location of a holy birth ransacked by rabid rats, carrion carcasses dressed as military might representing that great illusion, the democratic State of Israel.

While philandering politicians feel their way into underage children’ private parts in celebration of pedophilia-engorged dreams, the world, continues its ill informed state accepting underage rape and pillage as the new norm. Legal offices burst to the gunnels with freshly worded contracts ready to hastily hand out to bevies of new clients who accept the idiocy that contractual step by step agreements must be adhered to in the courting and relationship arena or be threatened with rape.

Imprecations to ‘give‘ at this time of year to all the charities holding up their holier than thou cancer, homeless, refugees and water starved hats for filling, in pretence of worthiness is rife. Their eager money making highlights the specious, self serving and downright cruel fate served on the real sufferers of such injustices and those nearest and dearest. Charity has become the raging, rampant claws of corporate embezzlement.

Sickness, disease, dispossession, refugees and water lack are all horrendous parts of life today, yet if the will was there to truly address these and many other ailments and wrongs in this world, they could be far quicker and with far greater results than mere pennies that end up going to such causes.

You see we are told to believe the fantasies peddled. We do in the main and thus become complicit through wilful ignorance, outright protection of zones of comfort and social appearance. We turn away our children’ faces and our own for the fascist foibles of convenience peddled and daily bribes offered.

Of course it is good to believe. It is eminently laudable to aim for better times, yet if our actions and thoughts are stuck rigidly in our own self preservation, self interest over and above the preservation and interest of others then all we allege to celebrate is as hollow as a bamboo pole.

The level of bamboozlement, blind faith and blatant bloody ignorance is at a height that in any other field would be considered a bubble, a global Ponzi scheme of size never before witnessed.

Truth is it is all that and more!

Do not look for joy, goodwill and merciful kindness out there. Believe at your peril it will for once be a White Christmas or even a Happy New Year. A new Ice Age will most certainly bring on that White Christmas shortly. The New Year merely depends on its colour and outlook reflecting how far each of us are prepared to reset our moral compass which has little to do with resolutions. We all witness the collective resolutions passed over the years at the United Nations with little or no adherence, especially in the department marked USA and Zionist lobbies and political manipulators, so do not think for one moment that collective lie will bring salvation and justice.

No, the real change comes when we wake from the dream. The moment we decide to take the red pill, comprehend the Matrix and stand up to the illusion of lies poured on the screen in front of and around you. Do not hold your breathe!

There will be much more suffering to come. Expect a culling on a scale that the alleged flood around Noah will feel like a mountain stream. Suffering as it turns out is the hidden diamond at the heart of humanity’s experience. Without it no growth occurs of any meaning. When we are so immersed in the travesties and traducing we have allowed, there seems little that can truly heal and cleanse better than a global reset on a scale thankfully that will not allow humans to be exempt.

As rosy tinted as consideration humans are truly worth saving or as idiotic as one person being born to save us all at a stroke and with zilch input on our behalf, the truth is far simpler. Hard lessons for those too lazy to change or too arrogant to think they are part of the mix must inevitably include mass extinction. For those poorly versed on historical fact, it has happened many times before. To think we are somehow ‘special’ or it will not occur again is hubris of the most ignorant kind.

So before you wish for another ‘miracle‘ to happen, another saviour to take your burden, another political reality to overcome the present status quo and madness – get real, look within, change your own reality to align with the very best you wish to be and wish for others. The illusion is dead and way past its sell by date. What remains is for each of us to get real, become educated in truth, act, speak and be the loving kindness we have for so long projected on others to gift.

The alternative is extinction, annihilation and an apocalypse far greater than any biblical proportions. Anyone feeling they are not part of that potential will surely perish first!

Many we all create a better world within and around us!

Decline and Fall of the American Empire and the Coming of Age?

Decline and Fall of the American Empire and the Coming of Age?

In the soon to be published Angel of Redemption, next volume in The Freedom Cycle, the inevitable alienation of a degenerate, fast fading empire is faced with a grim reality – extinction or the move to something akin to adulthood, sanity and true participation into a determined exploration into real humanity and positive evolution.

These stark realities and basic truths are presently witnessed by a dumbstruck world as being a far off, almost intangible possibility. As the serpentine, psychopathic hydra that is the Deep State and global cabal manipulates and manages America’s destruction, many  having rarely done any homework cannot and consistently refuse to acknowledge the direction and road presently traveled or herded along. If Darwin could voice an opinion he would, I am sure, agree this to be an exemplary example of  survival demanded, not so much by the fittest but of the intelligently informed. As few as these critical thinkers  presently represent, in spite of  global connectivity and suitable educative materials available, it is through absolute necessity this more individually intelligent and critically aware group must muster the exponential growth needed to affect everyone’s future for the better. us-marine-corp-saddam-hussein-fallsScenes of Saddam Hussein’s statue toppling, during the deception that was the Iraq War of 2003 raises its egregious head again in 2017 as Americans in Durham, North Carolina pull down a statue to the Confederate cause. Although most likely utterly ignorant of the causes, outcomes and why with all of that First American Civil War, these actions merely serve to show how one event, the Charlottesville engagement,  inevitably inflames and becomes a useful trigger to set off similar reactions around the country, like falling dominoes.

The Civil War and many of the supposed reasons for its occurrence have, like so much in US history, never properly been resolved, understood let alone learned from. Today many feel herd group activation by way of violent means is acceptable. Those that drive this imperative utilize this thought form to their own advantage. Irrational ill directed anger and vengeance is the mark of an authoritarian driven following. Its outcomes inevitably lead to greater and greater division, disorder and beg for the need to control through brutish force and repression. For those tweaking these outcomes – job done!

The decline of an empire always runs parallel with mob violence, mostly incomprehensibly stoked by those whose purpose is to ferment such chaos. Today unlike any time in our human history the achievement to distribute global chaos has never been easier nor more purposeful. Whether this will lead to an inevitable annihilation of the species or just a major readjustment will depend largely on those seeing through the curtain of deception. Tragically the time frame is almost meaningless for these things to transpire with positive outcomes.

The idea of America, or as it likes to refer to itself as the United States of America, coming to its senses is indeed a long shot at best. 3- Visions- George- WashingtonWay back as General George Washington sat in his command tent during the War of Independence, he was presented a vision and visitation by three ephemeral beings. Each of them laid out a future outcome. The first showed him the outcome of his present struggle. The second presented him with the future events we now recognize as the American Civil War. Insight into its resolution was presented. The third offered a future time when the decline and fall of an American empire presented itself confronted by the rest of the world standing up and declaring itself sick and intolerant of any more hegemony, psychopathic belligerence and infantile, despotic desires conquering the world.

Today it looks like we are presently living out this third vision presented over two centuries ago. Its outcome is in all of our hands.

That is why the Angel of Redemption then as now watches on to see where and how we might negotiate our own redemption. It was always going to be a close call and it is pretty obvious to most of us we have not gifted ourselves with much of a buffer.

For the sake of all our lives and earthly experience, I wish personally it turns out that the Angel, whose sword of truth can as easily swing in either direction, sweeps down and and helps us all cut away arrogance, denial, intolerance and angry stupidity so that we hasten growth and impetus towards evolution into what we laughingly so far have believed to have already created – a civilized society.

Hope springs eternal!

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Read the first volume of The Freedom Cycle –  Dreams and Realities
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Originally published on Toto’s Outsiders Blog

Theft, Lies and Propaganda

Theft, Lies and Propaganda
While we are all set one against the other, we are left no room for a cohesive stand against real criminality perpetrated while coaxed into and occupied in continual infighting.
Brexit being one such tool – it always has been.
The 5%’s emolument, gain and enrichment is tethered to the rapacious Tory Greed Machine. This mechanism is filled up at the gas station of arrogance, topped up with total insensitivity and pollutes the roads and byways of Collective Support with rabid Self Interest. Its toxic fumes choke us all. If that was not bad enough we are held up by teams of Highway Robbers, spouting “We’re all in it together!” and “We are for All The People!” and more such BS. Meanwhile they whip the few pennies, savings, health and well being we saved and nurtured, the houses we thought were our castle, last bastion of reward for hard work and the inheritance we hoped our children and their children would be able to use to pave the way for a better, fairer world.
Keeping us sick, making us sicker as our NHS is handed over to private profit and the threat of instant dismissal of nurses, doctors and servants of health for the people, under the banner of austerity and cost cutting is the only way to profit. It merely loads up a future where the superficial looks rosy and selfless, yet its true apparel is one of deprivation, despair and death.
Our young know and see through these veils of deceit. They smell the treachery and greed surrounding them, the starvation from preschool to university. They shudder in horror at the piling up of the usurious debt they are asked to carry for the rest of their lives, the lack of meaningful employment on zero hours.
They see only despair in a Tory Future. The few that are promoted and offered up as examples of Right Working for All are chancers making a quick fortune on the back of the rest, promoted by sycophantic media as the future. The Pure Propaganda poured out by the BBC, the bias on the right, the Establishment and all self interests are fawned, cow towed to in a way that makes good people, awakened, sick to the pit of their stomach.
Are we to allow these insensitive, uncaring, self interested inexcusable representatives of humanity yet more power, yet more control and yet more dominion over us and our future?
The answer has to be a resounding: “NO WE WILL NOT !”
Robin Hood, Luke Skywalker, Alfred The Great, Boadicea, John Lennon, Clement Attlee, John Locke, William Wallace and the rest – just some of the many sorely missed and so needed now.
Where are you now when we most need you?
We must find all these great people who came before within ourselves, emulate their visions, believe in their dreams where people matter, society cares for each other and truth speaks its soft spoken verity and better times are cultivated!
On all these shoulders stands one leader, whose voice, though drowned by bias, propaganda, BS and lies still resonates a clarion call to sanity, a vociferous cry for peace and one of that history will surely write down as a true Hero of the People:
Stand by support Jeremy Corbyn, the #Labour Party and a return to Power for The Many Not The Few!

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Read the extraordinary, true story of one man’s uncovering the mechanisms of global control in Dreams and Realities

“Unputdownable” – Katherine Fenton – Actress
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The Heavy Hand of Empire – The Dull Bell of Deceit!

The Heavy Hand of Empire – The Dull Bell of Deceit!

Every cheer of “Hail The Emperor“, every flag waived for victory of Regime/Party/Government, shouts of “Long Live [enter country]“, “Our Right is Might” “Hurrah for the King/Queen/President/Dictator/Puppet” is the sound of a dulled, duped and despised populace by a psychotic Elite, impressed on nothing other than their own power, vanity and enrichment.

We all know power corrupts!

To create a surge of popular support all manner of travesties need implementing. The first to be proffered is THE VOTE. This is then followed by heavy insistence on the existing principle of FREE AND FAIR. Once this has been consumed the placatory dessert of TRUTH AND FREEDOM is a mandatory offering. All these essential First Responders are followed in quick succession by a barrage of appeasement by way of promises of the easy to the wildly impossible.

The target in all this play has ever been – the mind of the recipient. Control that mind and you have full control. In days of old methods used and handled were brute force, belligerence and bellicose behaviour. Today progressing into so called civilised states these methods remain at the very centre of the psychopathic despots’ tool kit, yet neatly wrapped in wool of accepted flannel, namely propaganda, lies, deceit and distraction.

undercoshIn days gone by it was easier to crush a population to the will of the Elite through force brutal oppresionalone. Limited and exclusive access to education enabled fear through harassment by praetorian guard, special forces, militarised police, army units or religious leaders to maintain a quiescent people under control and under the cosh.

Today the Internet offers an arm for the freedom fighter while at the same time creating a tantalizing divisive tool of deception for the powers that be. An overkill of information does not procure an education for those participating in its availability. On the contrary social media becomes a drug of addiction and an impression of invincibility to speak loud and vocally to a world perceived to be listening. Most of the time these resonate as the echo of a hollow box, when used without thought or planning, negating the impact most messages and communication could achieve.

The Viral Weapon is a much hyped and poignant methodology. Its counter use by those most fearing its potency, comes through flamboyant distracting fluff thrown out by media and control, like cake from a royal carriage. It ends up splattered over mindless attention spans of sycophants, bottom feeders and the fully ponerized. When used strategically it carries a wholly more relevant and effective message. A message of truth, moving under the radar and mortally wounding any elite messaging. Truth, reality behind manipulated circumstance and the awareness of being played like a fiddle usurps the chintz of celebrity, here today gone tomorrow ‘Awesome Wow’ exciting and stimulating craving of a shallow and superficial emotionally divided population. The repetitive, toxic and embedded nature of memed mind games sidelines real messages from its widest audience, yet when exposed propaganda crumbles into dust with the effect of the reciprocal torch of focus shining back on the true manipulators.

For many the constant barrage of deceit throws down a challenge too far, subduing weak minds. It leads to surrender, quiescence and ultimate collusion through silence becoming the berth of choice.

It would be both fatal and foolish to believe we have to  “Abandon hope all who enter here“. Social media communications may be described as “a hollow echo chamber” by those very well aware of its dangerously challenging nature  but it is never enough to slaughter the effect it can have, used tactically and through the power of the many, to redefine the greater picture.

Their message to slag off its relevance while denying its potency, to all who use their critical faculties, further accentuates the desperation of action to ban, sideline, diminish or demonize it. These are the tactics of a frightened elite, fearsome media losing its audience against the rise of the popular voice. I could have used the term ‘Populist’ however the Powers That Be (PTB) manipulate this word, as with so many others, in a very pejorative way. It is the same with their description of the other side of the story told being described as ‘Alt media’ and Fake News – intimating their legitimacy as dubious at best. The whole campaign of Fake News turns on this deceit. Whenever fake news (propaganda) is disseminated by the mainstream, so as to avoid the lens focusing on their fake, dissembling pieces, they lash out and blame those challenging and telling the other side, the greater truth. These tactics are as old as the hills. Trouble is today they are becoming more and more transparent, so as to awaken those previously somnolent into an alert, awakened state.

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Not one of us can afford to lay back on our laurels at times like these. We often hear the cry: ‘What can I do to effect change in the world?‘ – this question is either a search for action or more likely the response rosa-parks---legacyof an overwhelmed and conditioned mind constantly told how powerless one person is towards making a difference. This is the greatest lie. A ripple always starts with seemingly minuscule action, able to turn into a tsunami of change far greater than believed. Rosa Parks, with her steadfast challenge to racial segregation comes to mind – one of many thousands.

Everyone has at least another to share with, one to challenge and persuade of a more compassionate, empathic and caring path. Where there are two there is even greater reach and so on and so forth. All within our present connectivity and environment. Only if we truly support and believe what we feel, if only we put those beliefs into action for others to experience, witness and observe will change be at least stimulated. The rest is out of our hands!

We can never change anyone.

What we can do is through example, considerate manner, listening and offering alternative viewpoints, feed others enabling development towards their own change. If that necessitates releasing a personal goal for the collective betterment then selfless service is precisely what changes the world!

Empires fall when critical mass of such actions takes place.

We are at a point today when that is not only demanded but is within our reach.

Never let anyone refute that truth. Turn the dull bell of deceit into a celebratory ringing in of cooperative collective consideration where the many are served, not the few!

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Read more of the research and the story of uncovering the mechanisms of global control in Dreams and Realities
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What We Feed You is How We Play You

What We Feed You is How We Play You

“D’ya see that great movie the other night. Wasn’t it awesome?”

“So emotional!”

“My favourite soap is so real to life, isn’t it?”

“Love the blood and guts. Wanna go and blow those rag heads to Hell”

“Aw, coulda cried my eyes out. So sad she lost her man”

“We’ll show ‘em exceptional!”

“I so want to be that guy/girl.”

“Make Believe sure, but I’d love to just get lost in that fantasy world right now!”

It has been the dream of every despot, control freak and tyrannical power entity to be able religion-fakenewsto control, mind meld and subject their every citizen to the will of the ruling elite. Bloody oppression on a local scale was the recipe of choice in ages gone by. Religious edict has always been the ‘causus controlata’ down the ages, irrespective of original intention by instigators of whatever belief system. Today these control freaks have been blessed with an overarching and wet dreamed answer to their prayers in the the form of successful penetration through technological advancement. Far from setting us free it has been purloined and used as the main successful tool for our own self selected imprisonment and/or demise.

For those never having experienced life without the pernicious, invasive creep of things technological, these statements may seem irrational fear mongering nonsense and fuddy duddy rubbish. Oh, ye ignorant masses!

With the innovation of moving images at the end of the 19th century, advancing rapidly towards today’s steroid punched ‘entertainment industry’, a vast all encompassing art form has been corralled into the mind controlling, fear inducing desires of the Empire.

No, not the cinema chain, the ruling elite!

propaganda-globalHollywood right from its outset was created and made then and today in its horrific mode, to capture, steer and inculcate hearts and minds. Our emotions, especially unrefined, raw emotions, untrained to be under intelligent control, become rich fields for exploitation and messing with.

Nah! Harmless fun, distraction and entertainment, you say.

Fun it can be, harmless definitively and absolutely not, distraction certainly and entertainment – well that depends on who is really being entertained.

Some may feel I am harsh in my appraisal. Others will consider me a party pooper on theirpropagandamediaentertainment choices’. So be it – however until we use our mind, our critical thinking as to what ends and for why this whole industry is so full of glitz, glamour, money, sex and manipulation – well I feel even in those few words many might spark a chink of ‘aha light’. But let us assume that is not the case. Let us just follow the money. By the way the best way to track down dirt, deceit and malevolent intent is by doing precisely that – follow the money!

The entertainment industry – be it music, film, art, television, newspapers (MSM is truly that nowadays) online distractions – has several goals. A main one, for all creaming the most profit, is to serve agendas of masters/owners/Deep State that utilise their inherent expertise for propaganda, mind control and desensitisation of the masses . While so many believe, blissfully ignorant or uncaring of endgames, the very powers instigating these modalities are occupied in, they drink in the lie that truth tellers are mere tinfoil and conspiracy. This creates distraction, division and opposite camps infighting. An abject, intended outcome from the start. However to focus on what we are universally being served is the object of this article.

I need to clarify my interest – I come from a lifetime spent in the ‘industry of illusion’. You could say I served the propaganda masters fully and for selfish intent. Well you would be right.

I saw the advertising and film industry as a marvellous channel for my creativity and rosedreams-cover-600-400 to be a significant master of the arts. What I failed to take on board and recognise was the full feature, the main attraction behind the main attraction, if you will. Experience and years have helped open my eyes and see the real hidden pernicious creature behind the curtain. The Wizard was truly non existent – read my book Dreams and Realities to navigate that underbelly, a con with feet of clay, supported only by the belief in the Yellow Brick Road to dreams offered temptingly but never allowed to realise in the true potential those denying it allow themselves. You are never allowed to join the club unless you live by their rules.

There are so many examples to cite along the rocky road to propagandised perfection, however I will merely take a couple I came across today that inspired me to write this.

Because we are being hit tsunami-like with the well proven and successful operation called entertainment , we have become so distracted, so divided among each other and so unclear and incapable in recognising truth from lies. Where to start becomes a minefield. Most take the position in comfortable ignorance, easy compliance and self satisfied stupidification. So easy to avoid uncomfortable and disrupting truths. Best slag off those awake to such things while remaining dead asleep.

I turned to watch a trailer for the film Arrival – a film I admit I very much wish to watch, as the underlying story is interesting. This of course is what makes any of us watch, gain interest. Nothing wrong with that, absolutely. Where the entrance of discrimination against intent (with the creators’ money) and objectives are concerned – it is vital to hold clear thinking, intelligence and reasoning on why such things, outside of pure hollywoodciaentertainment is concerned, are set before us.

The film deals with aliens first contact, comprehending and communicating between two parties. It also deals with misinterpretation, the usual blast’ em to Hell arrogance of the military mind against a sage and considered empathic approach. So many films of ‘aliens, otherworld, zombie’ subject based movies ‘entertain’ through the fear factor. the unknown. Whereas masters such as Hitchcock used the fear element as a dramatic tool and brilliantly correctly, fear utilised today is far more bent on drilling that fear deep into our core system,keeping it alerted awaiting a trigger through use of key word triggers (NLP) in daily life.

Easily identifiable ones come to mind triggering gut reaction or feeding a false sense of comfort on a daily basis: some are conspiracy theory, tin foil, collateral damage, boots on the ground, shock and awe, extraordinary rendition, Islamist, terrorists and on and on. On the political stage we get a real load of terms to control and persuade. Death with dignity (for suicide), austerity measures, quantitive easing, vertically challenged for short. Recently deplorables is a current derogatory term for those thinking differently and of course post-truth – as if there is something after truth!

Euphemisms are a propagandistic tool of misdirection. They ill serve a free people. But advocates won’t stop manipulating us until we insist that they “call a spade a spade” – Wesley J. Smith

The process of dumbing down through the rise of ‘dumb’ films is certainly one way of condoning and retaining ignorance levels and supporting lack of intellect to be a positive quality and hip to be lauded. Making heroes out of the Idiocracy is not only a cheap gag but also satiates those who exist on that level in their blissful state of ignorance.

Another film I ‘trailered’ was IT in which the excellent Pierce Brosnan seems to have put his name against, in order to settle some outstanding tax liabilities perhaps. The story line can be summed up in showing the audience that anyone, especially the CIA, though not portraying this film’s antagonist, can get into your life completely in our technological age of uber infestation. Whether the film has merits is for me irrelevant as the cash cow was always to implant even greater fear in Joanna Public. Mission – constantly ramp up the fear we are never safe from terror. That the terror is incoming and from the inside is an unspoken truth never ending investigation. They who set up, order and perpetrate these things have zero interest in any of us maintaining our sentient, individual beings with pertinent choice. Ah, choice that’s another great euphemism for freedom, democracy and the ‘Mercan way, itself a euphemism for the right to invade over 70 countries world wide in its relatively short existence.

Black Hawk Down, The White Helmets, Designated Survivor, World War Z, American Sniper, Argo and a host of others hidden in many other subject areas, are doing an excellent job conditioning the feeble minds of compliant sheep.americansniper

In the vein of mind control and softening up a population for current and future lock down, dehumanisation and denial of empathic life the movie industry, as sponsored and run by Hollywood and the Mainstream media, has been outrightly successful in pretty much all areas of its objectives. Yet alongside the proliferation of their fake news, these organs are awakening even the most somnolent with their more and more implausible BS. It is unsurprising the worm is turning. The battle now is for our minds, as the visionary Sir George Trevelyan once so rightly stated. The real battlefield and war zones are in our heads, in the way we perceive, think and make choices.

Since getting the best from these activities requires a serious dose of self education, it is incumbent on each of us to develop critical thinking, our capacity to filter truth from lies and a desire for far deeper research than is offered by way of the institutionalised news, entertainment and information outlets. By refusing to take up these arms we consign ourselves to the fate and mercy of tyrannical rule, dressed, cross dressed and displayed by way of celebrity icon, sexualised music totems and BS spread as our daily ration. The deep oozing, putrid and fast decomposing cesspit of gargantuan lies offer illimitable distraction and fascination to the pliant. Until we are able to disengage from the overt control pushed through entertainment and newspeak we will all fast forward down into the oceans of swill and sure death.

It is absolutely fine and proper we entertain ourselves but let us do so on a level so far removed from the base plate offered as the choice of tyrants, psychopaths and abject loonies. We feed the beast with our coin. We buy into their scripts and digest their dirt. Withdrawing our support may mean short term loss, yet supporting alternative funding for films of depth and insight is one step in the right direction. Crowdfunding such efforts, promoting the few films the music that matters and the art that is revolutionary is so far into our grasp as to leave no room for excuses.  red-carpetdr-1400x1866

Can you imagine a world created through the highest good, the profoundest intention and with the benefit of present technology? Then if you can you will know what a golden gift we have all denied ourselves and been denied. We may not be able to heal the past and our lost way, yet collectively through whatever means we each have at our disposal we can assure our future and our children’ future will not have to carry  a trace of the present contamination and toxicity.

Now that is a show I will pay the top dollar for!

When Fear and Darkness surround You – Remember!

When Fear and Darkness surround You – Remember!

When times are tough, the way not clear or fear comes far too close for comfort, remind yourself with this poem my father left for me so many years ago.

It brings things back to centre, avoids the smallness of things least helpful and reminds us all of who is the boss, who carries the key and who ultimately will walk free.

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Out of the night that covers me,
Black as the Pit from pole to pole,
I thank whatever gods may be
For my unconquerable soul.

In the fell clutch of circumstance
I have not winced nor cried aloud.
Under the bludgeonings of chance
My head is bloody, but unbowed.

Beyond this place of wrath and tears
Looms but the Horror of the shade,
And yet the menace of the years
Finds, and shall find, me unafraid.

It matters not how strait the gate,
How charged with punishments the scroll.
I am the master of my fate:
I am the captain of my soul.

~William Ernest Henley