by Richard Butrick (July 2015)
If one senses the incisive observations and inferences of Machiavelli upon perusing The Protocols of the Elders of Zion one would be right. The origins of the Protocols go back to the French Revolution have had a tortuous right of passage through France, Germany and Russia. But it was not until 1905 that it was published in a public edition by the Russian mystic priest Sergius Nilus. The underlying conceptual basis throughout its various transformations, however, from which some passages are directly cribbed, is from the pamphlet “Dialogues in Hell Between Machiavelli and Montesquieu,” published by the non-Jewish French satirist Maurice Joly in 1864.
It is almost as if it has reemerged in the 21st century as the playbook of the PC myrmidons who have graduated from the indoctrination camps of our hallowed halls of ivy and gained political power in Western “Democracies.” The strategy outlined in the Protocols is for a small minority to take over a much larger host by using liberal principles to effect the social and economic collapse of its host and then to step into the abyss as saviors with a fixed, universal totalitarian ideology. The overall strategy and tactics of The Protocols might as well be the secret protocols of the priests of Post-modern, Trans-national PCism. The Protocols present a scheme for undermining traditional loyalties and the creation of a babble of conflicting loyalties to confuse and create social disarray in order gain control. They are being implemented before our eyes. All done in the name of the final utopia in which mankind will live without wars and social injustice. That deception and false banners must be used, that transitional hardships and even total collapse of social structures must be endured, is all justified by the fair-shake, fair-share social justice world that awaits.
Here is the basic game plan of The Protocols as if it were pitched to the high priests of today’s PC clergy. [Passages in italics are direct quotes from The Protocols.]
1. The “folk” must be won over using all manner of deception and false banners to convince them that the grand poobahs of PC are on their side and want for them what they want.
(a) In all ages the people of the world, equally with individuals, have accepted words for deeds, for they are content with a show and rarely pause to note, in the public arena, whether promises are followed by performance. Therefore we shall establish show institutions which will give eloquent proof of their benefit to progress.
(b) Freedom is only an ideal: nobody really has it. But if you want to win an election it’s good to preach the ideals of freedom, even if you plan to deprive your voters of it.
(c ) If your opponent believes in the concept of freedom, like as a ‘Libertarian’, use that against him. Because if he foolishly believes in freedom he won’t be willing to use the underhanded tactics that you do. He will play fair while you fight dirty.
(d) Any government that is based on freedom loses control over its people. This is a terrible thing because remember that people are basically bad and the only way to guide them is by force. If a government is guided by freedom the people will become weak. We can take advantage of that weakness to overpower them and install a new government.
2. Instill ideological confusion by giving voice to all in the name of Liberalism to its eventual discredit.
We shall assume to ourselves the liberal physiognomy of all parties, of all directions, and we shall give that physiognomy a voice in orators who will speak so much that they will exhaust the patience of their hearers and produce an abhorrence of oratory.
In order to put public opinion into our hands we must bring it into a state of bewilderment by giving expression from all sides to so many contradictory opinions and for such length of time as will suffice to make the folk lose their heads in the labyrinth and come to see that the best thing is to have no opinion of any kind in matters political, which it is not given to the public to understand, because they are understood only by him who guides the public. This is the first secret.
3. Bring about economic collapse by a profligate economic policy.
To complete the ruin of the industry of the folk we shall bring to the assistance of speculation the luxury which we have developed among the folk, that greedy demand for luxury which is swallowing up everything.
We shall raise the rate of wages which, however, will not bring any advantage to the workers, for at the same time, we shall produce a rise in prices of the first necessaries of life, alleging that it arises from the decline of agriculture and cattle breeding: we shall further undermine artfully and deeply sources of production, by accustoming the workers to anarchy and to drunkenness and side by side therewith taking all measure to extirpate from the face of the earth all the educated forces of the folk.
4. Destroy traditional loyalties, God, nation, family to create a confused fractured folk that in desperation will grasp at the new world order proffered by the canons of PC.
But even freedom might be harmless and have its place in the State economy without injury to the well-being of the peoples if it rested upon the foundation of faith in God, upon the brotherhood of humanity, unconnected with the conception of equality, which is negated by the very laws of creation, for they have established subordination.
With such a faith as this a people might be governed by a wardship of parishes, and would walk contentedly and humbly under the guiding hand of its spiritual pastor submitting to the dispositions of God upon earth.
This is the reason why it is indispensable for us to undermine all faith, to tear out the mind of the folk the very principle of a god-head and the spirit and to put in its place arithmetical calculations and material needs.
We have fooled, bemused and corrupted the youth of the folk by rearing them in principles and theories which are known by us to be false although it is that they have been inculcated.
In this way, by inculcating in all a sense of self-importance, we shall destroy among the folk the importance of the family and its educational value.
5. Thus dispirited and lost and without traditional identification structures the folk will submit to our new world order.
To secure this we must have everybody vote without distinction of classes and qualifications in order to establish an absolute majority, which cannot be got from the educated propertied classes.
By all these means we shall so wear down the folk that they will be compelled to offer us international power of a nature that by its position will enable us without any violence gradually to absorb all the State forces of the world and to form a Super-Government. In place of the rulers of to-day we shall set up a bogey which will be called the Super-Government Administration. Its hands will reach out in all directions like nippers and its organization will be of such colossal dimensions that it cannot fail to subdue all the nations of the world.
The Protocols of the Elders of PC? Either that or they are about they know not what and follow a plan they know not of – convinced only of their moral superiority which upon its imposition will bring us all to the land of OZ. All the more dangerous thereby.
Dr. Richard Butrick is an American writer who has published in Mind, Philosophy of Science, Notre Dame Journal of Formal Logic, International Journal of Computer Mathematics among others.
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