DOWN WITH ANY ELITE
September 18 2001
I like catastrophes but not this kind. The wrong people are hurt, it takes too much technical knowledge to organise such a catastrophe and it is not directed against the real culprits.
I like catastrophes because I think that only catastrophes can change the world so that all misery will vanish. Nobody can ever believe that misery will disappear when we proceed on the way we walk now. When the present situation continues to exist, every year another fifty million humans will die only because food is not fairly shared. I have published more about the importance of catastrophes in my series about political catastrophes.
This catastrophe will have a profound influence on our world. But Osama Bin Laden is not the problem. The problem is why people like Osama Bin Laden exist. The most important reason is the misery and inequality that continues to exist. The elite of the USA, the highest financial and economical elite, is the first responsible for all misery. An elite is a group that wants to possess more than other people and that has given itself the right to leave this excess of wealth and power to its progeny. The American elite and the supporting elites in other countries have to be attacked will the world change in the right direction.
The WTC catastrophe has given the elite a possibility to rally the masses around it by pointing at new enemies who attack our society. But remember, what the elite says always boils down to its demand for more power and wealth and for the continuing possibility to transfer this power and wealth to its progeny. The WTC catastrophe hinders the struggle against the elite.
The last catastrophe, The Fall of the Wall in 1989, was also primarily caused by the elite. It looked a bloodless coup d’état but many people died indirectly. Life expectancy in the countries of the former Soviet Union was reduced by many years and many millions of people died who would not have died when the Wall should have remained where it was. Before the Fall of the Wall the elite could say that anyone who was against capitalism and the unequal partition of wealth and power was promoting communism and that system was worse than capitalism. After the Fall the capitalist elite was the only power left and indeed the proportion of wealth of the 20% richest people in the world rose to far more than 80 %. But resistance was growing.
The think tanks of the elite came up with
several new enemies.
The Fall of the WTC has given the elite the chance to invent two new enemies, terrorism and Islam. The propaganda machine was already working in that direction but the response of the masses was negative.
Now they have new arguments even if these
arguments are fundamentally wrong. The growing support of fundamentalist
Islamic (and other) religions is caused by the growing gap between poor and
rich countries and by the unconditional support of corrupt and rich elites in
Third World countries. The fundamentalist Christian ideas in Europe became
less important when the economic situation of the masses started to improve. The elite tries to
replace the economic based discussion of the capitalist system by discussions
about religion, race and terrorism. Opposition to the capitalist system will
be branded as terrorism. The greatest danger on the world will be terrorism
and Islam and not poverty that kills every year at least four million children
before they reach the age of one month, not Aids that cannot be fought because
the pharmaceutical leaders want to get still more money from its patents, not
the many deaths after natural catastrophes because money to improve the
infrastructure has to be used to repay expensive and useless loans from
the West, not ............
New enemies are created to thwart attacks on the real power in the world, the financial and economic elite. I do not want to say much about what the other side is doing and planning. Then the other side determines your agenda. I want people to think about the possibilities to change this world and to act on that theory. Actions should also include direct attacks on elitepersons but that you can read elsewhere my site.
Sorry, this Letter is too long, but yes, the WTC catastrophe is indeed important.
Still a last remark. Many people are rightly mourning the 5.000 innocent people that died in the WTC catastrophe. Are these people also openly mourning the 50.000.000 humans that die every year only because they do not have enough food? Will these people also mourn the innocent victims that will die because of the coming bombardments of the American and the other Western elites of innocent people in Islamic countries?
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