Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Feudalism

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08/10/2013 by syrbal-labrys


I am apparently not the only one to think treatment of America’s labor force should be called “serfification”….don’t know if finding I am not alone makes me feel better or far, far worse!

JONATHAN TURLEY

Submitted By: Mike Spindell, Guest Blogger

104248208I’ve long contended that I believe the end game of those Corporatists that run our world is a feudalistic state of affairs where they represent the “Nobility” of the Middle Ages. This theory of mine originally came about when I began to think about the mystifying rise of celebrities as cultural icons. The Kardashians, whatever it is that they do, certainly are among the most famous of today’s celebrities. Many of these celebrities are notable not for their talent, but for their ability to manipulate public relations and the media. The Kardashians were not the first intimation that came to me about what I see is a trend to use subtle propaganda techniques to pave the way for full blown Medieval Feudalism. One of the first indications that came to mind was the TV program “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous.” The show’s host…

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2 thoughts on “Follow the Yellow Brick Road to Feudalism

  1. Grung_e_Gene says:

    Neo-Feudalism… By creating the term Capitalism the Robber Barons just invented a new name for a ideology which had become onerous.

    • syrbal says:

      Robber barons is the correct name for them. We seem to think all that is behind us — how quickly we forget that very little real progress happens, only a change of names so we WILL be fooled again.

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