Category Archives: History

When the law becomes a tool of the State

An English friend in the US has reminded me of the current case of the journalist Graham Phillips, an English citizen journalist who has been reporting from Donbas since 2014, but who has now been put under anti-Russian sanctions by our government. He interviews the wrong people, and they say the wrong things, as far as our official narrative is concerned. This means his bank assets can all be seized, together with any residence he owns in England.

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Not yet the end times? New signs of the times.

Four years ago I was developing the idea – later than some but sooner than many – that in the West we are now living in a propaganda state. The following year I refined my research, in the light of the deceptive messaging impacting my own church, into the Samizdat e-book Seeing through Smoke, and not long afterwards the floodgates of delusion were opened in the form of the COVID lockdown disaster and all that has followed it.

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A poke at the Pope

I recently criticised Mattias Desmet for recycling – or actually elaborating for himself – a myth that Jesuits burned Native Americans at the stake in order to convert them. He did this through careless scholarship, but in a popular work that is likely to ensure the myth gets repeated until it becomes established fact.

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The Passion of Christ as a Mass Formation event

I may have criticised one paragraph of Mattias Desmet’s Psychology of Totalitarianism in my last post, but his overall thesis is compelling and powerful. I find myself wondering if it might help cast light on what, humanly speaking, led to the trial and crucifixion of the Lord Jesus.

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The psychology of agnosticism

Mattias Desmet’s The Psychology of Totalitarianism is arguably essential reading in understanding how it is that not only is the narrative running in the “Collective West” a pack of lies, but that a big majority of ordinary people believe the lies so fanatically that they marginalise any objectors.

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As it was told in days of old…in the Church

Of all the confusions befuddling the people of Britain (mirroring those in the rest of the Collective West), one that seems to be most widely criticised is the wanton destruction of our literary culture in schools and universities.

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Nothing to see in Canada…

Since the news is hot, I may as well comment on it, knowing in particular that I have some Canadian readers who are unlikely to get it on CBC.

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That’s the way the money goes

Britain has been in financial trouble since fighting two World Wars, of course, but it did manage finally to pay off its US war debt in 2016. [Correction – 2006: only 60 years rather than 70!]

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Daily Skeptic gets the Hump

Just a heads up that the above on-line publication commissioned an article from me on the state of British General Practice. It’s here.

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Thank goodness we are being lied to

I picked up on this one this morning. It’s an admission on NBC that much of the news stemming from “intelligence sources” on the Ukraine war has been based on shaky intelligence, or simply made up – by the intelligence services, that is, not by the journalists, whose task is merely to be totally compliant to the State and hype up the news so that we all hate the Russians enough to wage economic war.

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