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Partying On In The Terror State - Thank God for Nuclear Weapons

Politics / Middle East Aug 22, 2014 - 05:39 PM GMT

By: Andrew_McKillop


Terror and Counter Terror
We can be sure that, as one example, US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel has a well-developed terror doctrine or ideology – or at least a bunch of slogans - for his press conferences. Apparently his “drone war” and its civilian victims is not Terror War, nothing like ISIS atrocities because it only concerns non-white persons, who don't speak English, and don't live in the US or Europe. Nice definition!

Relatives, friends and neighbors of drone war victims don't exactly see things that way. They will want revenge and some of them will get it, possibly by kamikaze attack. Possibly against “anything white which moves, gurgles speeches or twitches”. Terror breeds counter terror.

Hagel himself, August 21, said that ISIS is now a threat to any American or European.

We have massive historical evidence of what happens, including evidence from the heartlands of white western society and nations. By at latest 1794 mass terror in France had become hard-wired in society. The earlier mass killings by guillotine in Paris squares, and provincial centers, running at several thousand a month shortly after the 1789 Revolution, were replaced by an inevitable and deep mutation of the idea of “the nation”.

Accompanied by New Terror, the executioners of the early revolutionary phase were themselves given show trials, then executed by guillotine. De Robespierre's execution was preceded by a few months with the trial and execution of Jacques Roux, the revolutionary Catholic priest who not only attacked the concept of the French nation, and any nation, but the existence of social classes, property, the issue and exchange of money, and what he called “the capitalist counter-revolution”. Roux was a Marxist well before Karl, and at his trial the main charge held against him was counter-revolution.

Everything was good for an orgy of decapitated heads dripping blood and rolling into a basket as the crowd looked on! Better than a football match or a Michael Jackson concert!

First The Mob
The liberation theology of Roux was in fact heavily tinted by “end times eschatology” or the Christian doctrine which claims that Bible-derived study of 'end things', ranging from the end of an individual's life to the end of epochs and the end of the world will hasten the arrival of God's Kingdom on Earth. Roux's political stance was purely millenarian – but he was also called an anarchist, and even a libertarian by some of his accusers.

Roux welcomed The Mob. His impassioned speeches to the “sans culotte' mob in Paris squares led to massive witch hunts where all kinds of people – foreigners, clergymen, nuns, prisoners, in fact anybody at all – could be killed in the street, clubbed to death, hung or stabbed by the mob. They were collateral dead in the same way as Hagel's so-clean Drone War kills anybody. No difference.

Roux like his fellow executed executioner de Robespierre, and like Marx and Mao Zedong believed in permanent revolution – which would stave off the return of the nation. All the above four revolutionary thinkers said the nation was itself a potential or permanent invitation to Tyranny. The nation is tyrannical by nature, rather than just by the accidents of History.

Neither Roux nor any other French revolutionary (nor Marx or Mao) however admitted that destroying the ruling paradigms of society was a far more intense threat to their permanent revolution. De Robespierre for example claimed at his show trial that the philosophy of Rousseau proved the existence of what could be called a “natural social contract”. Nihilism was born but took another 75 years in Europe to be fully developed as a Gothic New Age non-ideology and excuse for mob violence.

Rousseau, sometimes considered an early “post rational” philosopher, claimed that the individual human being's relationship with Nature provides an instinctive basis for operating society, far more fundamental than anything provided by the creation or existence of nations, laws and government. Like many other European philosophers, and marxists, the need to supplant or deny and supercede History was also clear to Roux. The role of Terror was accepted as an unfortunate but unavoidable part of the process ending with a new and better world.

Mob rule was supposedly the antichamber and harbinger of the Supreme Ruler who would surge and replace History. The same way that “the markets” replace the economy, or drone war replaces and supercedes US foreign policy. No difference.

Apocalypse and French Fries
The Anders Breivik case of 2011 has long since slipped down and out of the media although in July 2014 Breivik was briefly mentioned, way down the list of breaking news, saying he has now “renounced violence”. A little too late.

Daily mass murders in Syria's civil war, ISIS atrocities in Iraq, Ukraine's civil war which rolls on every day, the dead but missing passengers of Malaysian Airlines flight 370 and the certainly dead passengers of flight 17, and other death tolls outran Breivik's 'score' of useless and violent murder.

Nevertheless sociologists, criminologists, psychologists and even political scientists and philosophers continue to reflect on his case. One reason is that many experts believe that today's western society conceals hundreds of possible or potential Breiviks, particularly in Europe, including “returning white jihadists” from Syria and Iraq.. One explanation of this sombre threat is that Breivik – who of course tried to use this argument in his defence – was a victim of “information overload and sensory deprivation” that almost anybody in western society suffers on a daily basis. In other words, Breivik swam in a cesspit of permanent and dangerous confusion.

As several experts and witnesses said or commented to the media at the Breivik trial, Breivik had pushed the start button on a complex series of conspiracy theories, and couldn't stop. His paranoia, they said, was a direct result of his confusion as he constantly juggled and jumbled often wildly different paradigms and values in his head. Like many persons in western society today, the lurid world of tinsel conspiracy theories displaced and finally destroyed any semblance of normality in his life.

Breivik actually believed in The Islamic Threat to Europe and the west, like Obama or Chuck Hagel.
After Breivik's long sessions of video game playing he typically followed on by binge-eating brownies and McDonalds burgers, making the Norwegian mass killer indistinguishable from millions of other western consumers of his age group, but he was “turned around”, possibly with external help, and became a murderous psychopath. Conspiracy theorists were quick to claim that one or more secret services brainwashed and 'reprogrammed' Breivik to commit his meticulously planned and executed atrocity, but why the Men in Black would have done that was not clear. There was no logic except of the Nihilist and Apocalyptic sort.

The long, tortured and painfully clumsy 1500-page manifesto or “testament” written, or claimed to have been written by Breivik, subtitled 'Knights Templar 2083' is still available on the Internet but even a glance at its prose shows a total systematic confusion of the real world and fantasy. The so-called “apocalypse for Europe” that Breivik or the real writer predicted is logic-free. It is as stupid as the ISIS Grand Caliphate or the Black Box Economy.

The 'testament” regularly confuses environment crisis, culture change and mass immigration in Europe with youth rallies, football matches, video games and even Formula 1 car racing. Whether Breivik wrote the “testament” or not is not important because his fragile, integrally confused ranting presents an “Apocalyptic struggle” where supposed western middle class values are locked in a heroic final battle. Cyber Christians and restored Knights Templar fight the demon of Islamic immigrants backed by Marxists opposing the free Market, sexual equality, online dating, pork spare ribs, small enterprises and other fine things, like binge-eating brownies. There is no logic.

Thank God for Nuclear Weapons
Whether conventional and classic – that is bombs – or asymmetric weapon nuclear power plants each containing the same radiological punch as 100 Hiroshima-sized atom bombs, or more, the Final War of Civilization will be short. You wanted it that way.

We cannot expect Chuck Hagel or his lookalikes and talkalikes to say that, but their extreme and insane irresponsibility – verging on Nihilism – makes this the only possible conclusion. Put another way, how can you have a “decent” civil war in a country which has nuclear power plants? How can you have the show trials and public executions when the provisionally defeated enemy can hit you back so hard? You kill one of our leaders – we blow up your NPPs.

Watch the middle class Jack and Jill Sixpack consumer-voters, who so recently were imbibing Smart Missile clips, gloating at the death of brown-colored enemies of Civilization, run like a bunch of insects hit by DDT! You wanted it that way.

Denying history is exactly the same as denying technological change – including military technology. Pretending we live in a time-warp which for the New Economy means Adam Smith and circa 1770, just  before the French revolution, is more than simply stupid – it is madness. If we want things that way we have to accept the consequences.

By Andrew McKillop


Former chief policy analyst, Division A Policy, DG XVII Energy, European Commission. Andrew McKillop Biographic Highlights

Co-author 'The Doomsday Machine', Palgrave Macmillan USA, 2012

Andrew McKillop has more than 30 years experience in the energy, economic and finance domains. Trained at London UK’s University College, he has had specially long experience of energy policy, project administration and the development and financing of alternate energy. This included his role of in-house Expert on Policy and Programming at the DG XVII-Energy of the European Commission, Director of Information of the OAPEC technology transfer subsidiary, AREC and researcher for UN agencies including the ILO.

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