It’s been clear for some years now that the efforts made by our leaders to dumb us down have succeeded beyond their wildest dreams – try to talk about essential liberties to friends or family and watch as incomprehension or outrage dawns.
And as these conversations have taken place these last few weeks, I have noticed a profound correlation.
Those who believe C19 justifies the suspension of essential liberties, can’t name them.
Those eager for our freedoms to be infringed, don’t esteem them.
And they certainly don’t understand what human society looks like without it, despite their honeymoons in the Soviet Union and admiration for Venezuela.
Those of us that have claimed for years that the State, the Left and the liberal fascists have conspired to take over the world and subjugate it as Orwell warned, possess now the circumstantial evidence that this has been the case, as politicians, journalists and leftists the world over clamour for greater and greater intrusions on civil liberties, supposedly to combat C19.
It has become the excuse for all of their tyrannical whims, with some of them even admitting openly of their intention to use it this way.
This is the infantile object permanence of intellectual toddlers, unable to perceive a thing they have not personally experienced. You can see it on the beatific faces of Jeremy Corbyn, Paul Mason, Owen Jones or *trumpets please* Richard Murphy – a new species we might call Economus Homunculi.
And now as the developed world marches towards tyranny, those that have never endured it, cheer it on. And very uniformly do they treat those of us that dare to alert them to the loss of their essential liberties. We are treated as pedants.
As ever, the foundations that underpin our essential liberties owe their solidity to the comprehension of those that behold them – for someone who understands how essential these liberties are, these foundations go down to the very centre of the Earth. And for those who never understood them, they are completely dispensable technicalities. Fripperies even.
And I repeat – those who believe that our essential liberties should be suspended in order to maybe purchase some temporary safety, are those that never understood how essential those liberties were.
And let’s be clear about what calculation is being made on our behalf.
As Lord Sumption said recently…
“…the real question is, is this serious enough to warrant putting most of our population into house imprisonment, wrecking our economy for an indefinite period, destroying businesses that honest and hard-working people have taken years to build up, saddling future generations with debt? Depressions, stress, heart attacks, suicides and unbelievable stress inflicted on millions of people who are not especially vulnerable and will suffer only mild symptoms or none at all”
Do we want to risk deaths from C19, or do we want to kill our countrymen in order to avoid that risk?
Sure, we might be able to save the NHS from overloading by shutting down the economy, but the shutdown will leave us unable to fund the NHS subsequently.
Polly Toynbee recently told us in the Guardian that austerity “broke Britain”
And this during a period when economic growth had been between reliably between 1% and 3%!
What breakage does she imagine we’ll see from shutting down the economy?
The collective hysteria that Economus Homunculi had been using to power the shrill climate change catastrophists has been successfully redirected, and we are in the process of taking the global cyanide pill they have prescribed.
The computer projections have told us that the world MIGHT end, so we must all kill ourselves.
Large numbers of us need to start sidelining, ignoring or mocking these Malthusians immediately, or we will wake up in Global Jonestown one morning soon.