Fear vs. Power There is a correlation between fear and the amount of power people seek. Thus, it cannot escape the law of diminishing marginal productivity: as successive doses of fear-mongering are added to the government’s “production” process, the incremental public clamor for governmental protection declines. Posted Mar 11, 2013 1984 Winston Smith. A synthwave remix of "Demacia Rising" plays. Using as an example the current U.S. Administration and the election leading up to it, we are and have been amid a fear campaign in which those that we elect to lead us and the organizations that report on them are using fear as a marketing tool. Most particularly the legal/political controls. He must only endeavor, as I said, to escape being hated.” Machiavelli’s principle: make them fear you because you cannot make them love you. The Party's ultimate goal is to have absolute power over their people, using methods of control both physical and psychological. It will get better. "In the King's name." The entire point of my site is to try and open people’s eyes to the control systems running all around them so that they can be free. It is has now been updated with 51 additional quotes and received some well-needed polishing.] "We fight for those who cannot." We the People don’t know that yet. Perhaps one did not want to be loved so much as to be understood. The media steers our tongues like kayaks down a river…All of us are slaves to media. Life and our dreams are too beautiful to lose out on because of fear. Consider the possibility of absolute control of the spoken and written word. My favorite: 35. News programming uses a hierarchy of if it bleeds, it leads.Fear-based news programming has two aims. It's no secret that the environmental movement is ultimately designed to create new inroads into increased government control. Ignorance is strength. "Demacia marches as one." For example, if you have a fear of snakes, you may spend the first session with your therapist talking about snakes. 11373. Who controls the past controls the future. It shapes and molds opinions and attitudes and defines what is normal and acceptable. Fear is utilized as an effective propaganda technique in order to oppress and control the animals in Orwell's celebrated novella Animal Farm. Joseph Goebbels. Companies are selling their products by manipulating consumers’ insecurities in advertising. ~Friedrich Nietzsche, Beyond Good and Evil Ch. It is ultimately freeing to your mind, but you have to GET THERE. Paul Joseph Goebbels "He who controls the medium controls the message. Read in: Favorite quote from the author: That awful power, the public opinion of a nation, is created in America by a horde of ignorant, self-complacent simpletons who failed at ditching and shoemaking and fetched up in journalism on their way to the poorhouse." --Mark Twain. Quotes from George Orwell's 1984. The presence of telescreens in every room reminds citizens that they are constantly being observed, and all live in fear that their neighbors, coworkers, or even family members will report them to the Thought Police. I see these quotes in a new light and I see fear completely different than before. Understanding them is freeing. It was a … While fear is a program used for our survival, fear also creates irrational beliefs that cause larger systems of fear like politics, religion and the media. It is only as a group that fear controls us. Therefore, he writes, “So, on this question of being loved or feared, I conclude that since some men love as they please but fear when the prince pleases, a wise prince should rely on what he controls, not on what he cannot control. However, is the idea without merit? War is peace. [NOTE: This used to be a much shorter and more unstructured blog post that has somehow only become more popular in the past 11 years since I first created it. Fear, like every other “productive” resource, is subject to the laws of production. And I understand. The media controls more than just our thoughts. This was achieved through intimidation and brutality. By Koba | 2 July 2015 Urban Intellectuals (Image: YouTube / screengrab) This video is of an interview retired Episcopal bishop John Shelby Spong did with Keith Morrison of Dateline NBC back in August of 2006. He didn't even think that. Even the ones who think they’re not. Fear is the best weapon of all great manipulators. Mob rule or ochlocracy (Greek: ὀχλοκρατία, romanized: okhlokratía; Latin: ochlocratia) is the rule of government by a mob or mass of people and the intimidation of legitimate authorities. “Whoever controls the media, controls the mind.” — Jim Morrison “The media is the government. 'A Virus Called Fear' is a short film about the conditioning of fear, and what irrational fears can lead to. They fear their freedom to do whatever they may wish may be at risk. Pick "My heart and sword always for Demacia." They turn into pit vipers when their authority is questioned. But alas, so many people continuously get down as they start to wake to how pervasive they are.