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Post time 2009-10-5 00:46:59 |Display all floors
Petera, you're certainly right about the present situation in Iraq and Afghanistan which, by the way, is merely a repeat of the age-old tactic of making victims fight each other. Thus, when the British found the war in Malaya too debilitating they spread division among the various communities and used one as cannon fodder against the other. In Vietnam the same process was known as Vietnamization - the use of American-trained Vietnamese against the VietCong. During the early days in the Iraqi invasion the "coalition of the willing" had a tough time until Rumsfied paid a visit and, rubbing his chin, said 'that shouldn't be happening.'" Obviously, he remembered the old divide and rule tactic that was necessary when "shock and awe" didn't succeed. So the massacre at Fallajah occurred, forcing the nearly half million Sunni survivors to move into Shia areas and soon bombings all over Iraq were attributed to either Shia or Sunni "revenge." Yet, poll after poll, the majority of Iraqis, both Shia and Sunni, had indicated that they wanted the foreign occupiers out of their country. Thus the aggressors had to resort to another BIG LIE: they said they would leave Iraq but in reality they would merely leave the cities for the numerous military bases built up for the purpose of occupying Iraq for, according to John McCain, "perhaps a hundred years."

In Afghanistan, the CIA-created Taliban were first used against the Russians, and then against other Afghans. Whenever necessary, the West would cooperate with the Talibans to attack the winning side. In the meantime, since some Talibans are wised up to the ways of imperialism and therefore could not be used so easily, it was necessary to wipe them out, even if, in the process, tens of thousands of innocent civilians perish. Today, occasions such as weddings or religious festivities are perilous undertakings - one could never know when the next helicopter gunships or drones would swoop down from the sky. And with all such daily outrages going on, the Western media remain unmoved and still go around the rest of the world talking about democracy and human rights. Truly, it's enough to make a cat laugh, though I suspect even cats would weep if they could sense the evil present in some people.

My next post would elaborate on how the imperialists use the mass media to project their own iniquities onto their enemies.

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Post time 2009-10-5 09:58:26 |Display all floors

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No, peter is just trying to show off his, so called, well educated, but somehow distorted mind. He should be lobotomised for the good of humanity really.

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Post time 2009-10-5 13:21:52 |Display all floors

Extermination ?

Thanks,Larrydu.The "wars" in Afghanistan and Iraq bear some resemblance to the conflict in Vietnam but
I think are far more ominuous.While the Vietnam conflict was deadly,it was primarily a war for profit.
Vietnam had no oil or high geostrategic importance.It was primarily a way of milking the Cold War myth.
They pumped in as much agent orange and napalm as they could,made as much money for the arms
industry gangsters as they could and then pulled out.The new wars appear different.Nobody is arming the
opposition.If indeed there is any left.They seem to be more intent on depopulation,They have made no
secret of the fact they are there permanently.And now they appear to be ready for the long suspected
push into Iran.The antiwar movement is tame and controlled by the NWO.But even this tame controlled
movement has been disbanded.On the other hand the anti Islamic propaganda offensive has been
stepped up enormously.Vast numbers of shills on innumerable sites including our own pump out the
most frankly genocidal poison I have seen in my lifetime.The Zionist media whips up hate in many ways
with the Danish cartoon affair and many others.This is uncannily like the hate speech that the
propagandists dished out during the 400 year spell of genocide in the Americas.The neocons were frank
about permanent war.And even compared it to the conduct of the US Cavalry and the colonists during the
American colonisation.

So at this point of time the future the world looks far more unpleasant than the Orwellian world in 1984.At
least there was a balance (in 1984) between three roughly equal powers (or one power pretending to be
three) without further genocide on a large scale.

What is most horrifying is that nothing can be done.Frogs and other small creatures are immobilised by
fear when about to be gobbled up by a snake.We are completely powerless like the Arawaks and the
Mayas and the Iroquois and the Tasmanians.Or the cattle and sheep that line up outside abbatoirs.

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Post time 2009-10-5 13:40:41 |Display all floors
Originally posted by petera at 2009-10-5 13:21
Thanks,Larrydu.The "wars" in Afghanistan and Iraq bear some resemblance to the conflict in Vietnam but
I think are far more ominuous.While the Vietnam conflict was deadly,it was primaril ...



Petera I am having an opinion that Larrydu is one of your ghosts. He speaks more like you.

Are you bored of ranting alone

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Post time 2009-10-5 15:39:48 |Display all floors
Manoj, would it be ranting if someone supports your views in your other topic about a certain interpreter called Mr Ji? Do see my posting there. Also, are you "ranting" when you apparently support those who've attacked Petera without disputing his take on the various issues?

Petera, as you mentioned, depopulation seemed to have been carried out in the Americas as well, so we know it's not something new. Was Vietnam a similar case? In a sense, it was too, as weapons such as Agent Orange harmed not merely the victims, but also caused deaths and deformities for the next couple of generations of Vietnamese. Perhaps one should talk about main and secondary motivation: I do believe that while genocides happened, they were a consequence of that same never-ending capitalist drive for resources. The only case where deliberate genocide is attempted could be Palestine, where depopulation would leave the Israelis unquestioned control of the entire area. Here the physical need to control is not enough: the historical-minded Zionists wanted future generations to be free of the MEMORY of Palestine and Palestinians. No doubt pure racists would exist among the imperialists as well - racism, Hannah Arendt pointed out, is part and parcel of imperialism. But these racists were and are not the driving force for the genocides we've seen and are seeing today, except in Palestine. BTW, one blatant racist - both intellectually and emotionally - could be that author of  "The Wizard of OZ," who wrote that since Native Americans would never forgive the whites for killing their people, it was best to wipe out the entire Native American race. Perhaps it was with that thought in mind that the newly established state of California paid about 5 dollars for the head of every Native American in that state.

Of course, whether it was a primary or secondary cause of racism, the terrible consequences are similar. Not only depopulation occurs: cultural genocides were promoted in the imperialist quest for control of territory and the resources that come with it.

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Post time 2009-10-5 19:44:37 |Display all floors

Genocide

David Stannard mentions the author of the Wizard of Oz in "American Holocaust".His name I think is Frank
Baum.I think he may have been the driving force behind the 1891 Wounded Knee massacre.Stannard
distinguished between the Spanish and the English/American genocides in America.The Spanish were
in a get rich quick mode.They wanted gold and wanted it fast.They worked the "Indians" to death because
it was cheaper to kill them by overwork and replace them than to maintain them.Their primary goal was
not genocide but greed.Sadism is also important.While the economic motive is primary,there is a definite
need for cruelty.Orwell was quite insistent on this.The English colonists were in America more for the
lebensraum than for the gold though they found some in California,Georgia and elsewhere.So their motive
in killing the natives was to clear the land.In the process they also exterminated the bison and other
wildlife the Indians needed for survival.Their genocide was also very coldblooded and very cruel.They killed
women and children.In fact made it a point to do so to ensure there was no population recovery.

Stannard doesn't cover certain other aspects of the conquest of the Americas.The French and Dutch
colonists are not mentioned.Neither is English piracy which diverted some of the loot to England rather
than Spain.He does mention the inquisition but does not mention that this was why the loot eventually
found it's way to Holland and England because the Jewish bankers had moved there.

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Post time 2009-10-5 20:01:01 |Display all floors
Originally posted by exportedkiwi at 2009-10-5 09:58
No, peter is just trying to show off his, so called, well educated, but somehow distorted mind. He should be lobotomised for the good of humanity really.


Unlike you, he has something that can be lobotomised.

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