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Ponietz

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9. When many say the 48 Laws of Power is the most important book
Sun Aug 28, 2022, 11:45 AM
Aug 2022

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they’ve ever read, we’re witnessing devolution in real time. It was published in 2000. Machiavellianism spawned neoliberalism and both prioritize power while ignoring everything that makes human existence meaningful.

Another idea I stumbled upon yesterday is the concept of psychopolitics. Asimov published his first Foundation novel in 1942. In them, the science of psychohistory has reached an apex. He was prescient in seeing that psychology has a profound impact on the traditional scientific disciplines.

Then, in the early 50’s L. Ron Hubbard (Scientology) published a forgery on brain washing and psychopolitics, attributing it to Beria of the Soviet Secret police. It was only considered black propaganda, then, but the traitor caucus seems to have adopted its strategies.

Here is the opening of Hubbard’s forgery:

An Address by Lavrent Pavlovich Beria
American students at the Lenin University, I welcome your attendance at these classes on Psychopolitics. Psychopolitics is an important if less known division of Geopolitics. It is less known because it must necessarily deal with highly educated personnel, the very top strata of "mental healing."
By psychopolitics our chief goals are effectively carried forward. To produce a maximum of chaos in the culture of the enemy is our first most important step. Our fruits are grown in chaos, distrust, economic depression, and scientific turmoil. At last a weary populace can seek peace only in our offered Communist State, at last only communism can resolve the problems of the masses.


Our unprotected online personal data and rogue corporations like Meta make it EXTEMEMELY EASY to drive wedges into our psyches.

Korean-born and German Philosopher Byung-Chul Han outlined many salient aspects in his 2017 book: [link:https://www.theguardian.com/books/2017/dec/30/psychopolitics-neolberalism-new-technologies-byung-chul-han-review

So it’s truly ironic that psychopolitics, from a fraudulent inception, could be the most important academic discipline today. Free people must know and understand it to remain free.

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