The Propaganda War (And How to Fight It)

Every totalitarian system in history has used the power of visual propaganda to generate a new “reality,” one that reifies its official ideology, remaking the world in its own paranoid image. New Normal totalitarianism is no exception. For example, take a look at this panel copied from the landing page of The Guardian — one of the global-capitalist ruling classes’ primary propaganda organs — on July 17, 2021 …

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This isn’t just “biased” or “sensationalist” journalism. It is systematic official propaganda, no different than that disseminated by every other totalitarian system throughout history. Here’s the one from the following day …

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Forget about the content of the articles for a moment and just take in the cumulative visual effect. Official propaganda isn’t just information, misinformation, and disinformation. It is actually less about getting us to believe things than it is about creating an official reality, and imposing it on society by force. When you’re setting out to conjure up a new “reality,” images are extremely powerful tools, just as powerful, if not more powerful, than words.

Here are a few more that you might recall …

Again, the goal of this type of propaganda is not simply to deceive or terrorize the public. That is part of it, of course, but the more important part is forcing people to look at these images, over and over, hour after hour, day after day, at home, at work, on the streets, on television, on the Internet, everywhere. This is how we create “reality.” We represent our beliefs and values to ourselves, and to each other, with images, words, rituals, and other symbols and social behaviors. Essentially, we conjure our “reality” into being like actors rehearsing and performing a play … the more we all believe it, the more convincing it is.

This is also why mandatory masks have been essential to the roll-out of the New Normal ideology. Forcing the masses to wear medical-looking masks in public was a propaganda masterstoke. Simply put, if you can force people to dress up like they’re going to work in the infectious disease ward of a hospital every day for 17 months … presto! You’ve got yourself a new “reality” … a new, pathologized-totalitarian “reality,” a paranoid-psychotic, cult-like “reality” in which formerly semi-rational people have been reduced to nonsense-babbling lackeys who are afraid to go outside without permission from “the authorities,” and are injecting their children with experimental “vaccines.”

The sheer power of the visual image of those masks, and being forced to repeat the ritual behavior of putting them on, has been nearly irresistible. Yes, I know that you have been resisting. So have I. But we are the minority. Denying the power of what we are up against might make you feel better, but it will get us nowhere, or, in any event, nowhere good. The fact is, the vast majority of the public — except for people in Sweden, Florida, and assorted other officially non-existent places — have been robotically performing this theatrical ritual, and harassing those who refuse to do so, and thus collectively simulating an “apocalyptic plague.”

The New Normals — i.e., those still wearing masks outdoors, shrieking over meaningless “cases,” bullying everyone to get “vaccinated,” and collaborating with the segregation of the “Unvaccinated” — are not behaving the way they’re behaving because they are stupid. They are behaving that way because they’re living in a new “reality” that has been created for them over the course of the last 17 months by a massive official propaganda campaign, the most extensive and effective in the history of propaganda.

In other words, to put it bluntly, we are in a propaganda war, and we’re losing. We can’t match the propaganda power of the corporate media and New Normal governments, but that doesn’t mean we can’t fight back. We can, and must, at every opportunity. Recently, readers have been asking me how to do that. So, OK, here are a few simple suggestions.

The vast majority of obedient New Normals are not fanatical totalitarians. They’re scared, and weak, so they are following orders, adjusting their minds to the new official “reality.” Most of them do not perceive themselves as adherents of a totalitarian system or as segregationists, although that is what they are. They perceive themselves as “responsible” people following sensible “health directives” to “protect” themselves and others from the virus, and its ever-multiplying mutant “variants.” They perceive the “Unvaccinated” as a minority of dangerous, irrational “conspiracy theorist” extremists, who want to kill them and their families. When we tell them that we simply want our constitutional rights back, and to not be forced into being “vaccinated,” and censored and persecuted for expressing our views, they do not believe us. They think we’re lying. They perceive us as threats, as aggressors, as monsters, as strangers among them, who need to be dealt with … which is exactly how the authorities want them to perceive us.

We need to try to change this perception, not by complying or being “polite” to them. On the contrary, we need to become more confrontational. No, not violent. Confrontational. There is actually a difference, though the “woke” will deny it.

To begin with, we need to call things what they are. The “vaccination pass” system is a segregation system. It is segregationism. Call it what it is. Those cooperating with it are segregationists. They’re not “helping” or “protecting” anybody from anything. They are segregationists, pure and simple. Refer to them as “segregationists.” Don’t let them hide behind their terminology. Confront them with the fact of what they are.

Same goes for the rest of CovidSpeak. Covid “cases,” “deaths,” and “vaccines” get scare quotes. Healthy people are not medical cases. If Covid didn’t kill someone, they are not a Covid death, period. “Vaccines” that do not behave like vaccines, and that are killing and crippling tens of thousands of people, and that have not been adequately tested for safety, and that are being indiscriminately forced on everyone, do not get to be called vaccines.

OK, here comes the big idea, which will only work if enough people do it. You probably won’t like it, but what the hell, here goes …

This is the red inverted triangle the Nazis used in the concentration camps to designate their political opponents and members of the anti-Nazi resistance. Make one. Make it out of fabric, paper, or whatever material you have at hand. Put a big, black “U” in the center of it to signify “Unvaccinated.” Wear it in public, conspicuously. When people ask you what it means and why you are wearing it in public, tell them. Encourage them to do the same, assuming they’re not New Normal segregationists, in which case … well, that will be a different conversation, but go ahead and tell them too.

That’s it. That’s the whole big idea. That, and whatever else you are already doing. The triangle is not meant to replace that. It’s just one simple way for people to express their opposition to the totalitarian, pseudo-medical segregation system that is currently being implemented … despite all that other stuff you’ve been doing, and that I have been doing, for 17 months.

All right, I can already feel your disappointment. You thought I was going to propose a frontal assault on Klaus Schwab’s secret castle, or a guerilla naval attack on Bill Gates’ yacht. Cathartic as either of those endeavors might be, they would be (a) futile, and (b) suicidal. Frustrating as it has been for all of us, this is still a battle for hearts and minds. Essentially, it is a War on Reality (or between two “realities” if you prefer). It is being fought in people’s heads, not in the streets.

So, let me try to sell you on this red triangle thing.

The point of a visual protest like this is to force the New Normals to confront a different representation of what they, and we, are. A representation that accurately reflects reality. No, of course we are not in concentration camps — so, please, spare me the irate literalist emails — but we are being segregated, scapegoated, censored, humiliated, and otherwise abused, not for any legitimate public health reasons, but because of our political dissent, because we refuse to mindlessly follow orders and conform to their new official ideology. The New Normals need to be forced to perceive their beliefs and actions in that context, even if only for a few fleeting moments at the mall, or in the grocery store, or wherever.

Think of it this way … as I explained above, they are basically performing a theatrical event, conjuring up a “pandemic reality” with words, actions, and pseudo-medical stage props. What we need to become is that asshole in the audience who destroys the suspension of disbelief and reminds everyone that they’re sitting in a theater, and not in 15th Century Denmark, by loudly taking a call on his phone right in the middle of Hamlet’s soliloquy.

Seriously, we need to become that asshole as conspicuously as possible, as often as possible, to disrupt the show the New Normals are performing … and to remind them what they are actually doing, and who they are actually doing it to.

Look at the white people in the tweet above tormenting that girl who is just trying to go to school like any other student. The New Normals do not want to perceive themselves that way, as a pack of fanatical, hate-drunk segregationists, but that is what they are, because it is what they are doing … but it is not what most of them are by nature. Yes, some people are congenitally sociopathic, but no one is inherently totalitarian. We are not born fascists or segregationists. We have to be programmed to be that way. That’s what the propaganda is for, not to mention all the other authoritarian conditioning we are subjected to from the time we are children.

Or that’s the gamble, or the leap of faith, behind the inverted red triangle thing. It is a basic non-violent civil-disobedience tactic, which works on people who still have a conscience and haven’t gone full totalitarian yet.

Granted, it might not work this time — we are already at the stage where they are going to imprison restaurant owners for serving the “Unvaccinated” — but it might, and what have we got to lose?

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CJ Hopkins
July 19, 2021
Photos: Peter Berra/Montreal Holocaust Museum, assorted corporate media and government propaganda, and a couple of photographs appropriated from Twitter

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87 thoughts on “The Propaganda War (And How to Fight It)

  1. “Act like you’ve got it” runs the command from the tiresome, lying Grauniad… Yes, I got it from the start, thank you very much. The global pedovore covaids plandemic is an intelligence test and not much of a challenge at that for any one who has a functioning brain and even a basic understanding of history. The filth that run the USSA and its punk sidekick Natostan aka the EUSSR are more than desperate as Poofter Macrony, running shotgun with his Ouch Witz kill shot mandate, attempts to genocide the rest of France at a stroke…if not no croissants, mes amis.

    Rothschild and his fiat money bankster ilk are frantic at this stage to poison the unruly smart ones who smell the stench of genocide as the fake economy gets ready to crash and Urupp and Slumville both circle the crud caked bowl of their sickening history of global pillage and rape. Unfortunately as the mutton brained herd stampede to their doom many among us will simply give in and get swept along in the current of doom and death. Evolution is a nasty affair of course and life really does not give a rat’s ass who lives it.

    Onward to Ouch Witz, mein Schnucki$ where the joke is on all of us….. coz only Pfizer macht frei.

    Same as it ever waZ and because of the evil in the demented minds of the ruling psychopathic kakistocracy it will never get a whole lot better. Having said that I do not believe that the pigs and uniforms of the illegitimate STASI Erika German gubermint will break into our homes to poison us with this mRNA swill that the rest of the sheeple have gobbled like thirsty cult clowns back in day in the CIA’s Jim Jonestown extermination camp.

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  2. The War On Terror converted to “Bio-Fear.” It should be noted, in 2002 biological warfare labs were experimenting with enhancing ways of transmitting more deadly respiratory infections like the coronavirus. In fact, RNA gene therapy has been around for quite a while producing dubious results.

    “Gene therapy has been caught in a vicious cycle for nearly two decades owing to immune response, insertional mutagenesis, viral tropism, off-target activity, unwanted clinical outcomes (ranging from illness to death of participants in clinical trials)…………Undoubtedly, the resurgent interest in offering gene therapy-based treatments is one of the most defining developments in the pharmaceutical industry and is expected to have far-reaching implications on curing dangerous diseases in the future. With an estimated US $11 billion market in the next 10 years, both clinical trials and pharmaceutical industry are anticipated to benefit immensely from gene therapy.” https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fonc.2019.00297/full

    The pharmaceutical industry is not thinking about billions, they’re anticipating trillions. It’ll be a never-ending flow of DNA manipulating vaccines by companies who’ve poisoned millions.

    “When it comes to prescription drugs, Big Pharma often plays roulette with consumers’ health.”

    However, It’s not just about money it’s also about control. To put it simply, you’ll no longer decide what experimental drugs are jabbed into your body and what RNA/DNA messages are being sent to rearrange your chromosomes. In other words, the planet will become a massive biological warfare lab managed by greedy sadistic psychopaths who’ll experiment with seven billion psychologically terrorized human specimens.

    Company Amount of penalties Year
    GlaxoSmithKline $3 billion 2012
    Pfizer $2.3 billion 2009
    Johnson & Johnson $2.2 billion 2013
    Abbott $1.5 billion 2012
    Eli Lilly $1.42 billion 2009
    Merck $950 million 2011
    Amgen $762 million 2012
    AstraZeneca $520 million 2010
    Actelion $360 million 2018
    Purdue Pharma $270 million 2019

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  3. Actually, there is no such thing as a “case”. The authorities define a “case” as a person who gets a positive result on PCR or LFT. But PCR is not a diagnostic test. Dr Kary Mullis, who invented it, made that as clear as anyone possibly could. With PCR, he said, you can find anything you like in anyone. It’s actually just a technique for multiplying small quantities of DNA.

    PCR depends on a few things. First, it depends on what the sampled DNA (or RNA) is compared with. No one has ever produced a purified sample of SARS-CoV-2, in spite of repeated requests to every scientist and lab who conceivably might be able to. All they have done is to run computer programs that guess at what the viral RNA structure might be.

    So to compare the RNA sampled from a person, they use one, two, or three short chains of DNA ***believed*** to be a tiny part of the virus! Note that no one has ever even tried to establish that those chains don’t occur in other viruses, bacteria, fungi, or even human cells. Or just random debris floating around. Very likely they do.

    Most responsible experts (including WHO since the exact day when Mr Biden was inaugurated) agree that any cycle count of over 25-30 will find just about anything. Each 10 cycles of doubling multiply the sample size by about 1,000, so 20 cycles multiplies it by a million and 30 by a billion. Forty cycles, recommended by WHO last year (when Mr Trump was President) and many manufacturers, is completely hopeless – unless of course you want to maximise the number of positive tests for some reason.

    So we have something that is emphatically NOT a diagnostic test, being used at about 1,000 times its maximum safe resolution to detect resemblances between something dragged out of a person’s nose and one, two or three fairly random short chains of DNA. Where the virus that is being looked for has never been isolated or purified, let alone properly sequenced. Is this beginning to sound just a little bit like something from “The Sting”?

    There is little to be said about LFT except that everyone agrees that it is much less accurate than PCR. (If you can be less accurate than “random”).

    So that is how they establish “cases”. (As many school children have found, you can easily get a negative test by adding a drop of lemonade, or some other suitable substance that comes to hand).

    What is a “Covid death”? Basically, someone who dies after getting a positive test – which, as we have seen, is meaningless. Almost everyone whose death is ascribed to “Covid” has what doctors call “multiple other morbidities” – in normal language, they are deathly sick and usually have been for years – and their average age is about the average age of death in the population as a whole. So most people who “die of Covid” are deathly sick, yet have somehow survived to the average age of death – quite a feat. Then they get a meaningless positive test, they die of something – and presto! the “Covid deaths” tally clicks up by one. Some people who “died of Covid” and weren’t old and deathly sick died in motorcycle crashes, or were shot, or fell out windows – but they were still counted as “Covid deaths”.

    Oddly enough, the more Covid tests the authorities insisted upon, the more “cases” they found and the more “Covid deaths” ensued. Kind of like tossing a coin 1,000 times to make sure you get about 500 heads, isn’t it? If you want 500,000 heads, just toss it (or get someone else to toss it) a million times.

    Agenda, you say? What agenda? Surely our loyal and sincere public servants would never intentionally lie to us?

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    1. I can show a very short depiction of your comment… (made this matrix back in the end of April 2020 when the FRAUD & SCAM was already evident)

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  4. This is the 1st version of one of those pictures seem in the article…

    Then they decided it was too obvious even for the current herds of modern moron slaves so they changed it!

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  5. TPTB will kill to hold onto and expand their power.

    Those who oppose TPTB can do whatever non-violent theater they like and TPTB will laugh at their efforts.

    Until those who want change are willing to match TPTB level of commitment to their goals, nothing will change.

    Please, do prove I am wrong. I want to be wrong. But I am not wrong.

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  6. CJ Hopkins writes “We need to try to change this perception, not by complying or being “polite” to them. On the contrary, we need to become more confrontational. No, not violent. Confrontational. There is actually a difference, though the “woke” will deny it.”

    Too many of us “Unvaccinated” will opt for politeness over confrontation. I hope that I’m wrong about this prognostication.

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  7. Yes, it’s a complete pack of lies from beginning to end as well as intense psychological warfare on the rubes. I watched a video by a former hypnotist which asserts that the Covid circus is designed to trigger trauma conditioning. Every time you see a mask it reminds you that you were told that millions of people were going to die and pushes you back into a fear cage. Similar to 9/11

    I don’t think these people will ever escape that cage. The professional classes are the worst because they have an ego attachment to the probity of experts.

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  8. The biggest lie of all is the vaccine rollout. No vaccine has ever been produced that worked against an outbreak of a respiratory virus. For example SARS or swine flu. The roll outs for those vaccines were stopped because of the damage caused. Now we are finding out that more than half of new cases had two vaccinations.

    “Sixty percent of people being admitted to hospital with COVID-19 have had two doses of a coronavirus vaccine, according to the government’s chief scientific adviser.

    https://news.sky.com/story/covid-19-60-of-people-being-admitted-to-hospital-with-coronavirus-have-been-double-jabbed-says-vallance-12359317

    He then corrected it in Twitter !

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  9. When someone declares “people will die” as a justification for curtailing liberty, the correct response is “what are you suggesting – that liberty isn’t worth dying for? That those who sacrificed their lives for our freedoms made the wrong choice?”
    -Techdirt Forum Post by OldMugwump, 2013

    The above applies to this bio-security fraud as well. The COVID operation is both the smokescreen and bludgeon being utilized for the current blatant world-wide coup by the Davos crowd and if we do not stop this madness we will soon find ourselves locked inside a technological panopticon prison unlike anything seen in history.

    http://tritorch.com/liberty

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  10. Instead of the red inverted triangle I suggest a yellow star with the word „unvaccinated” written on it. It is a better known symbol. I didnt heard of the red inverted triangle before reading this article. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow_badge

    Actually I use to wear a T-shirt with the writting (in Romanian, as I live in Romania): ”Are you vaccinated? Keep the distance! I am allergic to stupid people”. It is a little more confrontational, which is fitting my personality. Reactions I received untill now from persons which I didnt previously known: One person asked me why am I wearing such a T-shirt and 3 persons congratulated me for it.

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  11. I was thinking, a “Yellow Star of David Badge” would be more appropriate inasmuch as it would remind everyone the discriminatory irrational edicts are a Nazi redux.

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