Day: Aug 23, 2021

The Two Principal Industries of So-called Civilisation

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THE TWO PRINCIPAL INDUSTRIES of this “civilisation” are armaments and pharmaceuticals. One exists to keep the world in perpetual murderous conflict; the other exists to ensure that society is perpetually life-threateningly unhealthy. For our idea about how to create the greatest peace is just as screwed-up as how to be in optimum health. The warmongers and politicians tell us that maintaining the peace is about waging strategic and proxy wars “for freedom and democracy”, with spooks and militaries acting as agents for armaments manufacturers (rather than encouraging personal change so profound that conflict on all levels would become redundant). Scientific “experts” and medical administrative bodies tell us that preserving the health of society is about administering drugs after people have got sick, with hospitals and doctors openly acting as “dealers” for the pharmaceutical industry (rather than encouraging changes in personal lifestyle — such as diet, exercise, supplements, outlook, etc., — which are so profound that merely treating symptoms would be seen as superficially stupid compared to taking into account the condition of the whole person and the reasons for the illness in the first place).

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