Our Christians friends love to point out how prophecy is being fulfilled. Sinners in Japan are being punished by God. Gays in the military are offending the lord while Obama and the Trilateral Commission are fine with longstanding homosexual activity on the down low in the armed services.
Yet, they cannot stand it as the Phelps Family protests military funerals (although fortunately the court saw fit to observe their innate right to free unpopular speech). If those soldiers, as they so frequently claim, died for our freedom, how could anyone try to deny someone's unpopular speech? Of course, it isn't freedom in the form of civil liberties they are fighting for so much as free trade. "It's the multinational corporate economy, dummy," one could almost hear Clinton say.
There are always wars or rumors of war. The weather is always acting seemingly oddly as if what is "odd" could ever be pinned down with precision (but we have HAARP now to modify it as we wish).
Everyone thinks they live in the End Times; that's what literacy has brought us. The message seems to be the same: Behave. The end is near. And it is, of course, individually, not so much collectively. The fortunate thing is that it is explicable. And there are things we can do. Meditate, contemplate, practice, pray, accrue merit, go vegetarian or halfitarian -- all of these are wonderful.
- Secret History of the American Empire: Economic Hit Men, Jackals, and Global Corruption (audio and transcript of interview with John Perkins)
- Japan nuclear Fukushima - disaster or distraction?