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Is Hollywood prepping us for globalist dystopia? ^ | 5/30/2018 | Eric Rush

Posted on 05/31/2018 8:02:58 AM PDT by rktman

I’ve been considering an eerily sobering concept of late, and that’s the possibility that the entertainment media is influencing Americans even more and even more insidiously than the extent to which savvy folks like you and I are already aware.

Most of us who have either drastically curtailed or eliminated our exposure to network television (and even cable TV in many cases) recognize the fact that this medium has become a pernicious propaganda mill and social-engineering platform. That said, what I plan to discuss here goes beyond the boilerplate leftist doctrine (man-made climate change is real, homosexuality is wonderful and half of America is gay, Christians and conservatives are stupid and intolerant, Muslims are peaceful, etc.) with which we are already familiar.

Specifically, I’d like to focus on a phenomenon that may appear quite innocuous as enshrouded in its entertainment value, but which could be far more malignant than the above referenced liberal tripe. If the postulation which follows is in any measure accurate, the future our socialist overlords envision for average Americans is a great deal darker than most of us can imagine.

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TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Philosophy
KEYWORDS: disgusting; normalizing
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Well Eric. I thing a lot of us have seen this coming for a long time. Thanks for taking the time to lay out your thoughts. Be ever vigilant. The forces of evil do NOT sleep.
1 posted on 05/31/2018 8:02:58 AM PDT by rktman
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NON print:

And, “think”, not “thing”. DOH!

2 posted on 05/31/2018 8:03:44 AM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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And they wonder why there are school shootings....................

3 posted on 05/31/2018 8:06:29 AM PDT by Red Badger (Remember all the great work Obama did for the black community?.............. Me neither.)
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To: rktman

so very true. Never sleep.

4 posted on 05/31/2018 8:08:06 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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A shame the Chicoms haven’t made good on their threat to Hollywood.

5 posted on 05/31/2018 8:10:32 AM PDT by Original Lurker
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To: rktman
I have been tuning out the MSM since 1971.

It was pretty obvious even then, that American popular ‘culture’ was vomit.

That is - no radio, tv, magazines, films.... none of it.

Whenever I run into that stuff I am always amazed at just how far it has descended since then. Incredible depths of smut and violence passing for entertainment.

6 posted on 05/31/2018 8:12:48 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Nearly all men can stand test a man's character, give him power." A. Lincoln)
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From the linked article:

After all, if Hollywood is in the business of winning hearts and minds apropos the normalcy of androgyny, the reality of anthropogenic climate change and the like, why wouldn’t it be reasonable to surmise that they might be preparing Americans for a time in which we are ruled by ruthless elite degenerates, clawing desperately through the wreckage of a global nuclear exchange, fleeing cannibalistic hordes, or devastated by an engineered biological plague?

One question: Why would Hollywood (or "The Elite," or the "Lords of the New Order," etc.) have to "prepare" us peons for the coming hoards of zombies?

Why would they want us to be (mentally, emotionally, physically, etc.) prepared to "claw desperately through the wreckage?"

What would they have to gain? What would they have to lose if we were "unprepared?"


7 posted on 05/31/2018 8:14:50 AM PDT by alexander_busek (Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.)
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To: GOP Poet
If they can just do away with ratings they can break us.

"Sound the Rosanne Alarm". Instead force us to watch Lesbian super heroes, Global Warming themed end days, and Obama / Rice produced propaganda films produced by Netflix and aired by Brennan, Clapper, Rhodes run media outlets.Just remove choice.

8 posted on 05/31/2018 8:16:14 AM PDT by blackdog
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To: rktman

I don’t think this is such a novel phenomenon. Dystopian fiction has been around for at least a century and consistently growing in popularity. The only thing new is that we are seeing it more often on television nowadays.

I don’t think this is so much a symptom of some elites trying to “groom” us as it is a subconscious expression of peoples’ reaction to the modern world and fears about the direction it is heading. You can see this by looking at what the main elements of the dystopia are in each era. Around WWII, the main dystopian scenario was a fascist or authoritarian government. During the Cold War, post-nuclear apocalyptic scenarios were common. After the oil crisis in the 70s, we saw dystopias focused on society running out of natural resources. Nowadays, in the “climate change” paranoia era, it is common to see dystopias caused by some environmental catastrophe.

These are simply a new form of myths or fairy tales that we construct, where the dystopia takes the place of the mythical monster as the antagonist. Whatever the current fears lurking in the minds of our society, that is the form that the monster will reflect. This happens in non-Western societies as well, as you can see Japan’s post WWI fears about the consequences of the atomic bombs dropped on them expressed in their nuclear-powered Godzilla monster movies. We humans just tend to take our fears and put them into our creative works, perhaps as a way of confronting them and getting some catharsis.

9 posted on 05/31/2018 8:21:21 AM PDT by Boogieman
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I think it boils down to acceptance of “normal” things. Which are not normal to free thinking people. But, the indoc leads some to adjust what’s “normal”.

10 posted on 05/31/2018 8:23:11 AM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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All they care about is money and the next movie part. They are not smart enough to think anything through.. they don’t have any morals, and no conscience... just money and fame.
If there are one or two who scored high on a smart test, that is below the line of importance.. they shed any of that for a nude shot or hard movie that pays them well.
The Grace Kelley’s, Jimmy Stewarts ... are a thing of the past. They, at least, didn’t parade their low lives in public, and kept their political views to themselves.
Also, when we entered WWII, many Hollywood stars volunteered for service.

11 posted on 05/31/2018 8:24:42 AM PDT by frnewsjunkie
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Hollywood has kowtowed to the Chinese. The Martian, The Great Wall, Arrival....The Chinese are leveraging our entertainment industry to legitimize their propaganda of a beneficent force.

12 posted on 05/31/2018 8:28:51 AM PDT by kaintucky
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This theme consists of settings in which evil has essentially prevailed, and humanity – or remnants thereof – are trying to scrape by as best they can, usually under pretty ghastly circumstances.

Art is a concretization of a person's metaphysics and sense of life. If the writer has a sense of life of the uselessness of reason and the helplessness of man, if he believes that man is a puppet controlled by his environment, and is not responsible for the consequences of his own actions, then he not able to use reason, and is helpless to do what he needs to do to achieve happiness and the good life.

13 posted on 05/31/2018 8:37:08 AM PDT by mjp ((pro-{God, reality, reason, egoism, individualism, natural rights, limited government, capitalism}))
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Would that all they cared about was money! Infinitely more dangerous than the Hollywood greedy are the compulsion driven types on a mission!

Leftist War On Social Continuity

Compulsion For Uniformity

14 posted on 05/31/2018 8:50:26 AM PDT by Ohioan
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Sounds about right. Indoctrinate the public to what they want the ‘new normal’ to be then lead the lemmings anywhere they want.

When it comes to the cancerous left; those vermin are capable of the most unimaginable atrocities. We would do well to be prepared to kill them if need be when the time comes. You can bet they are.

They are not our countrymen; they are our mortal enemy as they will tell you.

15 posted on 05/31/2018 8:54:57 AM PDT by Boomer (Leftism is the Moral Equivalent of the Plague - It Destroys Anyone it Infects)
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Yup. Seems like none of them want to own up to most of the radical killing cabals have been control freak leftists.

16 posted on 05/31/2018 8:56:47 AM PDT by rktman (Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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To: mjp

The Ayn Rand quote: “Art is the selective re-creation of reality.”

The artist gets to choose their subject. It says everything about them.

If they model dystopia, they live in a psychic dystopia.

17 posted on 05/31/2018 8:59:14 AM PDT by cgbg (Hidden behind the social justice warrior mask is corruption and sexual deviance.)
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There is a reason we keep a year's worth of food and 3 filled fifty five gallon blue plastic water containers in the garage. Oh and the hardware to protect it. 😊
18 posted on 05/31/2018 9:01:52 AM PDT by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped)
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To: Boogieman

Very well put and true.

19 posted on 05/31/2018 9:05:29 AM PDT by enraged
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If the excerpt is supposed encourage reading the whole article, with at least a hint of where it is going, this one fails; so not going beyond the excerpt.

20 posted on 05/31/2018 9:26:48 AM PDT by Wuli
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