Author Topic: Joel Skousen Describes End-Game Scenarios  (Read 8372 times)

Offline Steve C.

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Re: Joel Skousen Describes End-Game Scenarios
« Reply #15 on: November 13, 2012, 09:25:45 PM »
Following this thought, I think that the government will actively prevent the city refugees/looters from interfering (and destroying) farmlands and energy producing areas. This then implies that the rural areas (with resources) will probably be protected so that they can continue to produce food and energy that the government craves.

I see a possibility that the cities will be turned into refugee camps with strong controls on movement and the rural areas will become colonies that will be pretty much left alone (and protected) as long as they keep producing for the system.

Of course, this assumes the people in government truly understand that food doesn't come from a store & gas doesn't come from a tank.
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Re: Joel Skousen Describes End-Game Scenarios
« Reply #16 on: November 14, 2012, 09:32:24 AM »
But the government wouldn’t want the farmlands to be privately controlled; they would want them to be under the government thumb “for the greater good of all”.
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Re: Joel Skousen Describes End-Game Scenarios
« Reply #17 on: November 14, 2012, 11:21:46 AM »
I see a possibility that the cities will be turned into refugee camps with strong controls on movement and the rural areas will become colonies that will be pretty much left alone (and protected) as long as they keep producing for the system.

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said, "That's what the prisons in North Korea look like. These people have already jailed themselves!"

I'd say your right, Richard.


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Re: Joel Skousen Describes End-Game Scenarios
« Reply #18 on: November 14, 2012, 08:16:52 PM »
Richard, you may be assuming too much intelligence among the parasite class. First thing they are going to do, is collectivise the farms. They won't call it that, of course, but that is what they will do. Farmers will turn into serfs on their own land. Of course, production will drop and that will lead to more starvation...
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Re: Joel Skousen Describes End-Game Scenarios
« Reply #19 on: November 14, 2012, 08:48:01 PM »
Richard, you may be assuming too much intelligence among the parasite class.

Yes, I could be assuming too much intelligence in the parasites (politicians). At face value, this seems quite likely.

However, I suspect the possibility of a highly intelligent malevolent force higher than the politicians, a force that dictates their obedience on important matters (and allows complete latitude where it doesn't care.) I suspect this force is behind the deliberate destruction of the economy, in order to create a new world comprised of serfs and party members. (Read 1984 again for an apt refresher.)

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First thing they are going to do, is collectivise the farms. They won't call it that, of course, but that is what they will do. Farmers will turn into serfs on their own land. Of course, production will drop and that will lead to more starvation...

That is certainly one possibility. If the high power desires a massive decrease in population, this would be a very convenient way to accomplish that.
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