Re: zell evokes the ghost of hitler
- Bradford comments;
Speaking of Librarians here are a few quick studies that resemble the
numbed, dumbed down dream state, of our current Political crisis.
Smedley wrote a book I haven't read yet, called, "War is a Racket"
but of great interest is something that follows along the lines of
Philip Dru written by Colonel Hause, Woodrow Wilson's handler. This
other work is by Sinclair Lewis, "It can't happen here". I hadn't
encountered that book either. Now amongst the great insights into the
enormous hallucination that is happening through Nov. in Americka are
a series of studies which are really advanced Civics Education that
tag right into solid spiritual science.
WAR IS A RACKET
IT CAN'T HAPPEN HERE
THE HANDMAIDS TALE
I suggest you link yourself to the site below for some chapter
flavors, and read some of Sinclair Lewis concerns. Education and
insight always is out there, or as our friend from the X-files
states, The Truth is Out There, providing Orwell doesn't continue for
another four years making truth disappear, WAR IS PEACE. If another
four years of this stuff continues, I fear for not only Amerika, but
Bob Roberts, the film starring Tim Robbins and the other satirical
film with Warren Beatty as the candidate, BulWorth or Bulwurth all
tell a tale, but still the most stunning tale is that of Zell
Miller's speech. Miller and Lewis' "It' Can't Happen Here" find us
back in the flavor and quality of the mental perception of how
Ahrimanic forces, standardly, constantly, strive and work in human
To understand the flavor and overcome the numbness of how Lucifer and
Ahriman sloganize, burrow, borrow and embed themselves in unexamined
false goodness, unexamined false patriotism, unexamined religious
righteousness and numb the soul to glazed eyed belief that now they
are closer to the Power of God is important spiritual science work.
It is all very fond and sweet that we always come back to those
terrible days in Germany where they gave in to Hitler. But now we can
study and learn exactly how those terrible days happened...Karl Rove
and Cheney play a very refined game of ripping Kerry's psychology. I
haven't yet seen real psychological skill coming from Kerry, and it
appears it billows and wafts unconsciously like little Lucifer
puppies against, red eyed, green scaled snarling dragons.
Zell Miller revealed just how close to one of the Gods of Power we
can come, but remain unable to tell, discern or see the difference
between an hallucination and a mirage of Jesus and an actual
projection of Ahrimanic forces from the subconscious. We need to
study these differences. And in the study is exactly understanding
the perception that Mark Twain and Steiner left for us when you
understand and read Twain's "The Mysterious Stranger" or study
Goethe's "Faust". These are Goethean building blocks to understanding
the intimate workings of Ahriman in the human soul life. There by we
see how correct Steiner was and can also build our own tangible
perceptions on solid soul ground.
"George "Windrip" Bush is certainly a character. And in another era,
another time of economic depression and international worries,
Sinclair Lewis drew him most presciently and completely. Lewis
created Senator "Buzz" Windrip, Presidential wannabe. Buzz Windrip
reminds me and others of our own beloved "W."
As a child, I heard many stories about the Depression era of
hardship, of abject poverty, of heroic struggles to make ends meet.
But I never understood the heroic struggle of ideas that made the
thirties both tragic and memorable.
I never read "War is a Racket" by General Smedley Butler until I was
I never read It Can't Happen Here.
Sinclair fictionalizes another election year, and traces the popular
democratic process from republic to don't be alarmed fascist
In Chapter 1, the "cyclonic applause" was the response of average
Americans to a retired general's impassioned claim that we are a
great nation that "[arms] itself more and more, not for conquest
not for jealousy not for war but for peace!" Tommy Franks on the
convention floor, anyone? "Epidemic patriotism" is offered in Chapter
2, Zell Miller-style.
In Chapter 7 of the novel, small town newspaper editor Doremus Jessup
comments on a presidential convention with "great showmanship. P. T.
Barnum or Flo Ziegfeld never put on a better." One wonders if
Sinclair Lewis was somewhere chuckling at the monster American flag
behind the un-Patton, Arnold Swarzenegger, or perhaps the podium
rising phantom-like from the Presidential Seal for our all-powerful
little President on the final night of the convention.
In Chapter 9, Candidate Windrip's public appeal is explained. "[W]
was vulgar, almost illiterate, a public liar easily detected, and in
his "ideas" almost idiotic, while his celebrated piety was that of a
traveling salesman for church furniture, and his yet more celebrated
humor the sly cynicism of a country store." I don't need to mention
George W. Bush by name on this one.
In Chapter 12, the moniker of "Chief" is introduced for candidate
Buzz Windrip, along with loud condemnation of the patriotism of those
who don't support him. It again brings to mind our own latently
hostile, petulantly populist Commander in Chief.
The novel goes on, through Windrip's election in Chapter 13, the
willing adoption of centralized executive power, and then government-
issue fascism, corporate, one each. Through the internecine
Washington toppling of Windrip by another, and another, and the
emergence of an underground liberation movement. The book concludes
unresolved, with an appeal to an individual spirit as a fragmentary
guide to action.
A romantic novel, of course. No guarantees.
Far better to have guarantees, like those promised by George W. Bush
and his team of big government planners and determinists. More money
for education, more central guidance to schools, more federal
testing, monitoring, control, advice. More money for the military,
and more security through more combat. More patriotism, and more
health clinics. More work and more pay. More benefits and more
handouts. Vote once and leave the rest to us. George W. Bush will
even simplify the tax code for the working man and woman.
The promises of our homespun spinner of tall tales in the White House
do have mass appeal. But judging from the faces of Republicans and
Democrats and even Bush family members on the convention floor, not
everyone there was 100% convinced. That's the spirit!"