One of the Pavlovian trigger phrases routinely deployed to promote our blind adoration and defense of The Establishment ruling over us is the notion of “national security”.
This phrase and concept – “national security” – has been and continues to be used regularly to consistently nudge us toward accepting and even advocating scores of systems and programs that have been quite literally designed to eviscerate our liberty, obliterate our privacy, and generally make us increasingly dependent slaves of the State above us.
While the term “national security” can refer to the physical defense of our physical land and physical people from a physical threat of some sort, perhaps even a physical army send to physically invade us, what the term “national security” almost always actually means is a defense of the status quo. Specifically the political and economic status quo. More specifically, the thoroughly centralized political and economic systems under which we now labor.
So it is that when someone from the Pagan Political Right or Pagan Political Left talks about “preserving national security”, they mean preserving things like public schools, Social Security, the welfare state, the military industrial complex, and the fiat currency fueled economic construct that keeps …
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