Silence the Opposition!

The News Pt 2 Silence the Opposition!
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Silence the OppositionThis week’s broadcast of Behind the Lines continues the exploration of the ‘tactical execution and practical application’ of collectivization. This practical application includes the implementation of mechanisms that eliminate opposing viewpoints. When these mechanisms manifest themselves within present day events (with the goal of intentionally silencing divergent ideas) recognizing and identifying this behavior acquires a sense of urgency. Read more “Silence the Opposition!”

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Repressive Tolerance!

Repressive Tolerance
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Repressive ToleranceFor this broadcast of Behind the Lines, we examine the most basic construct of individuality, the freedom of self-expression. At times certain forces at work within a society, under the pretext of ‘preservation of the common good’ seek restrictions upon these rights and liberties. At various times, proponents of these measures communicate their reasoning in writing. When these writings become an ‘authority’ on the subject, their examination become paramount. Read more “Repressive Tolerance!”

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Rules of the game Rules for Radicals

Rules of the game part 10 Rules for Radicals
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Rules of the game Rules for RadicalsFor this week’s broadcast of Behind the Lines, we finish the review of Saul Alinsky’s book ‘Rules for Radicals’. This text reveals his radicals theories and practices regarding the empowerment of the disenfranchised. For this episode, his ideas for the ‘future of democracy’ receive attention and scrutiny. We examine these musings because Mr. Alinsky’s past exploits exercise an ‘authority of influence’ on the current political and cultural climate.

‘The Way Ahead’, the title for Chapter 10, contains Mr. Alinsky’s beliefs regarding the future of activism. Read more “Rules of the game Rules for Radicals”

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The rules of the game part 9 Intervention Involvement

The rules of the game part 9 Intervention Involvement
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The rules of the game part 9 Intervention/InvolvementOn this episode of Behind the Lines rules of the game part 9 Intervention Involvement, the review of ‘Rules for Radicals’ continues. Written by Saul Alinsky, this book explores his ‘activism’ theories and practices in great detail. While last week’s episode explores implementation of various tactics, this episode examines the use of a specific course of action. This technique centers upon forging a union between finance and activism. By uniting these dissimilar entities, an extremely strong method of influence becomes visible. We examine this methodology in detail because of the power this particular device grants the activist. Read more “The rules of the game part 9 Intervention Involvement”

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Battlefield America 12 The rules of the game part 5!

Battlefield America 12 The rules of the game part 5!
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Battlefield America 12 The rules of the game part 5For this week’s broadcast of Behind the Lines, the examination of the ‘playbook’ for implementing societal change enters a new stage. Finishing the study of theories and maxims, we shift toward an in-depth analysis of the individuals who execute these machinations and designs. We focus on the prerequisites for ‘influential leadership’ and dissect these traits. These individuals and their qualifications receive scrutiny because of their influence within their respective movements. Read more “Battlefield America 12 The rules of the game part 5!”

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Battlefield America 11 The rules of the game part 4

Battlefield America 11 The rules of the game part 4
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Battlefield America 11 The rules of the game part 4

For this week’s broadcast of Behind the Lines, the research into motivational/instructional ‘textbooks’ continues. Investigating these works becomes necessary when specific ideas translate into specific societal behaviors.  These ideas (and their definitions) receive a designation known as ‘Terminology’. Agreement upon the terminology provides clarity and understanding during relevant debates and deliberations. Read more “Battlefield America 11 The rules of the game part 4”

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Battlefield America 8 The rules of the game

Battlefield America 8 The rules of the game!
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Battlefield America 8 The rules of the gameOn this episode of Behind the Lines, we will begin a probe of the tactics used by those antagonistic toward a conservative political philosophy. This examination centers upon specific teachings and reading material used by those fanning the flames of hostility. After a short review of former episodes, we will inspect and review certain presuppositions. Highlighting these presuppositions will lead into how this thinking affects the conduct of specific individuals and the destructive consequences of these presuppositions upon society. Read more “Battlefield America 8 The rules of the game”

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Battlefield America Part 1 with Reality Check on PBN

Battlefield America Part 1
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Battlefield America Part 1On this broadcast of Behind the Lines, we will identify the ‘combatants’ participating for control within the United States of America. Using the concepts and ideologies examined in the previous episodes, we will identify the participants in this conflict. In conjunction with this review, the parameters of the battlefield will receive scrutiny and the parameters of the conflict will be established. Read more “Battlefield America Part 1 with Reality Check on PBN”

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Manipulation: If you can’t beat them…

Manipulation: If you can’t beat them!

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Manipulation: If you can’t beat themFor the fifth broadcast of Behind the Lines, we will see how society is becoming primed and ready to accept its own destruction. We will begin the episode with a review that centers upon the use of manipulation for the benefit of business and politicians. After this review, we will launch into an investigation into the political origins of those using these tools to establish and impose a new political and social order. Read more “Manipulation: If you can’t beat them…”

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Truth or Spin!

Truth or Spin!
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Truth or SpinFor the fourth broadcast of Behind the Lines, the use of public relations (a. k. a. propaganda) for the purpose of manipulating the masses for business gain receives attention. After a short review of the subject matter of the previous episodes, we will submerge ourselves in how companies perfected the mechanisms of involuntary coercion now used so deftly in the political arena. This biopsy begins with specific events used by the founders of ‘Public Relations’ and how these machinations influence the present day. Read more “Truth or Spin!”

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Propaganda: motivate, control, and influence!

Propaganda: motivate, control, and influence
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Propaganda: motivate, control, and influenceFor this broadcast of Behind the Lines, we will examine the inter-connecting web of news, history, and propaganda. After a short review of the subject matter of the previous two episodes, we will examine how the news (that becomes history) intersects the discipline known as propaganda (or the modern-day term ‘Public Relations’).
We will begin by examining what it is, who uses it, and how its use sways the mind today. Also, we will make an inquiry into how propaganda motivates, controls, and influences the members of a culture. Read more “Propaganda: motivate, control, and influence!”

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News, History, and Narrative Oh My!

News, History, and Narrative Oh My!
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News, History, and Narrative Oh My!For the second broadcast of Behind the Lines, we will examine the concept called history. After a short review of the subject matter of the previous episode (The Entity Known as News), we will tie the concept of news into this idea/discipline known as history. The premise regarding the term will center upon its definition, its focus, and how the interpretation thereof influences society. Applying the definition of history to past events will receive close examination. We will also examine how the communication of historical events (or the suppression of events) and created or masked difficulties present at that time. Read more “News, History, and Narrative Oh My!”

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The entity known as news!

The entity known as news!
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The entity known as newsFor the inaugural broadcast of Behind the Lines, we will examine the entity known as news. The investigation will center upon what is news, why is it news, and why is control (or lack of control) of it so important to society. Read more “The entity known as news!”

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