Matrix is the control mechanism for the masses. Explained in this pretty good presentation by Mark Passio:


But the real world ramifications of such control and the need for control go beyond simple analogies shown in the movie. In order to understand the world wide financial slavery imposed upon not only the third world, but also the developed and developing nations, one needs to understand the fundamentals of debt based monetary system, fractional reserve banking, interest based economy and how these tools are used by the global elite to ensure compliant and ignorant population who will be smart enough to do the work but not smart enough to wake up and challenge the system so that the masters can continue to hide behind their media monopoly and run the world to their benefit with little concern about others.

    This is a portion of the speech that President John F. Kennedy gave at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel on April 27, 1961. “The President and the Press” before the American Newspaper Publishers Association.

“The very word “secrecy” is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify it. Even today, there is little value in opposing the threat of a closed society by imitating its arbitrary restrictions. Even today, there is little value in insuring the survival of our nation if our traditions do not survive with it. And there is very grave danger that an announced need for increased security will be seized upon those anxious to expand its meaning to the very limits of official censorship and concealment. That I do not intend to permit to the extent that it is in my control. And no official of my Administration, whether his rank is high or low, civilian or military, should interpret my words here tonight as an excuse to censor the news, to stifle dissent, to cover up our mistakes or to withhold from the press and the public the facts they deserve to know.”

“For we are opposed around the world by a monolithic and ruthless conspiracy that relies on covert means for expanding its sphere of influence–on infiltration instead of invasion, on subversion instead of elections, on intimidation instead of free choice, on guerrillas by night instead of armies by day. It is a system which has conscripted vast human and material resources into the building of a tightly knit, highly efficient machine that combines military, diplomatic, intelligence, economic, scientific and political operations.

Its preparations are concealed, not published. Its mistakes are buried not headlined. Its dissenters are silenced, not praised. No expenditure is questioned, no rumor is printed, no secret is revealed.”

“No President should fear public scrutinity of his program. For from that scrutiny comes understanding; and from that understanding comes support or opposition. And both are necessary. I am not asking your newspapers to support the Administration, but I am asking your help in the tremendous task of informing and alerting the American people. For I have complete confidence in the response and dedication of our citizens whenever they are fully informed.

I not only could not stifle controversy among your readers– I welcome it. This Administration intends to be candid about its errors; for as a wise man once said: “An error does not become a mistake until you refuse to correct it.” We intend to accept full responsibility for our errors; and we expect you to point them out when we miss them.

Without debate, without criticism, no Administration and no country can succeed– and no republic can survive. That is why the Athenian lawmaker Solon decreed it a crime for any citizen to shrink from controversy. And that is why our press was protected by the First (emphasized) Amendment– the only business in America specifically protected by the Constitution– not primarily to amuse and entertain, not to emphasize the trivial and sentimental, not to simply “give the public what it wants”–but to inform, to arouse, to reflect, to state our dangers and our opportunities, to indicate our crises and our choices, to lead, mold educate and sometimes even anger public opinion.

This means greater coverage and analysis of international news– for it is no longer far away and foreign but close at hand and local. It means greater attention to improved understanding of the news as well as improved transmission. And it means, finally, that government at all levels, must meet its obligation to provide you with the fullest possible information outside the narrowest limits of national security…”

“And so it is to the printing press–to the recorder of mans deeds, the keeper of his conscience, the courier of his news– that we look for strength and assistance, confident that with your help man will be what he was born to be: free and independent.”

Kennedy was assassinated on November 22, 1963, in Dallas, Texas. Lee Harvey Oswald was charged with the crime, but was shot and killed two days later by Jack Ruby before a trial could take place.

Wake Up Call – Global Elite

Professor James Petras wrote:

“Today it is said 2% of the households own 80% of the world’s assets. Within this small elite, a fraction embedded in financial capital owns and controls the bulk of the world’s assets and organizes and facilitates further concentration of conglomerates.”

Professor Petras observed:

Within the financial ruling class, . . . political leaders come from the public and private equity banks, namely Wall Street — especially Goldman Sachs, Blackstone, the Carlyle Group and others. They organize and fund both major parties and their electoral campaigns. They pressure, negotiate and draw up the most comprehensive and favorable legislation on global strategies
(liberalization and deregulation) and sectoral policies . . . They pressure the government to “bailout” bankrupt and failed speculative firms and to balance the budget by lowering social expenditures instead of raising taxes on speculative “windfall” profits. . . . [T]hese private equity banks are involved in every sector of the economy, in every region of the world economy
and increasingly speculate in the conglomerates which are acquired. Much of the investment funds now in the hands of US investment banks, hedge funds and other sectors of the financial ruling class originated in profits extracted from workers in the manufacturing and service sector.

Abraham Lincoln is quoted as saying:

I see in the near future a crisis approaching that unnerves me and causes me to tremble for the safety of my country. Corporations have been enthroned, an era of corruption in high places will follow, and the money power of the country will endeavor to prolong its reign by working upon the prejudices of the people until the wealth is aggregated in the hands of a few and the Republic is destroyed.

In the movie matrix, Cypher says: Buckle your seat belt Dorothy because Kansas is going bye bye.

What does that really mean? In order to understand this Alice in Wonderland theme in Matrix, and how it relates to the real Matrix, we need to talk about the origin of Wizard of Oz. Dorothy is a character from Wizard of Oz which is a childrens’ story. But this story was more about politics, society and high finance rather than children.

From Web of Debt by Ellen Brown:

The analogies to The Wizard of Oz work for a reason. According to later commentators, the tale was actually written as a monetary allegory, at a time when the “money question” was a key issue in American politics. In the 1890s, politicians were still hotly debating who should create the nation’s money and what it should consist of. Should it be created by the government, with full accountability to the people? Or should it be created by private banks behind closed doors, for the banks’ own private ends?

Debt Based Monetary System

If the American people ever allow banks to issue their currency, first by inflation and then by deflation, the banks and [bank owned] corporations which will grow up around them will deprive the people of all property, until their children wake homeless on the continent their fathers conquered.

– Thomas Jefferson

In a debt based monetary system and fractional reserve banking, entire population becomes a slave to the bankers. Banks create money out of thin air and demand interest for it when we borrow. I am not going to get into the money mechanics here but you can search for “How do banks create money” to understand how it happens. [It is not a coincidence that M3, broad measure of money supply, is multiples of base money supply (What the FED prints)]. The banking cartel is the primary beneficiery of this monetary expansion. They pocket the value added by the creation of new money. They employ many people who do the paperwork to count which one of their slaves have paid and which are behind on payments. But the real harm to the economy is done precisely for the fact that a large percentage of the population is employed at financial services creating little value for the advancement  of mankind, sucking valuable financial and intellectual resources at the expense of the real economy who now has to suffer through a man made scarcity of money and educated labor.

Our real problem is not unemployment, or housing, or productive capacity. Our real problem is man made. Self induced. We have borrowed from the banks for many decades. This new money inflates the prices and salaries. Now our entire money supply is created by the banks like this and it is N. But we promised to pay back N+I, I is the interest.

I hope it is obvious to you that entire population cannot possibly be employed with salaries that makes it possible to earn N+I. N exists, but N plus I does not exist, therefore it cannot be earned when deflationary crash hits! And it will sooner or later [Read Kondratieff Wave to understand why]. Thus, bankruptcies, foreclosures are a guaranteed part of this debt based monetary system. But then the question is: If borrowers are guaranteed to fail, why does the bank get to keep the house? In a free society, new money should belong to the people, the society, not the private bankers. Why do we pay interest to the bank? It is a con game! It is financial slavery! It is the matrix we live in.

When entire money supply is debt, as we have it now, entire population is paying interest on it (via taxes, mortgage, or other debt). This debt is the principal, but it needs to be paid with interest. Interest portion is not created yet. Thus, at times when borrowing stops (because we cannot afford it), bankruptcies, foreclosures soar. Deflation starts. People cannot pay debt. It is not their fault. It is a mathematical reality that in a debt based monetary system some will go bankrupt. Web of Debt by Ellen Brown explains it best.

Average Joe does not know that his mortgage contract is a musical chairs game. Some borrowers are guaranteed to foreclose because the money to pay total debt does not exist! Banks are guaranteed to get their homes while ordinary people lose their life time savings! It is a robbery! Yet, it is called the American Dream. This is why Islam is the enemy and this is why we have War on Terror. Islam prohibits interest and sends an unfriendly message to the rulers of this world (aka bankers). 

The ZION of the Matrix is Jerusalem. The machines have reached it to crush the rebellion. They don’t want anyone utter the words that INTEREST is forbidden. If that idea takes hold, the global elite will lose their grip to power because the rule of money will end. This is why the American media constantly needs to broadcast news to paint Islam and Moslems in a bad way. This is why Evangelist Christians are brainwashed that they must help Israel no matter what. This system is the reason why Israel has control over US politics and the congress. You can’t propose a law without asking “What does Israel think about it?”

The Media Monoply

Banks can create depressions by witholding loans, intentionally or not. When money supply expansion stops, the economy feels the shortage of money because total debt is more than the existing money supply. This gives banking cartel the opportunity to gain control of other industries. If you are a newspaper publisher, the banks can simply say “We can’t loan you money, you are a risky borrower” and let your company go bust at which time your competitor who had access to loans will buy you pennies on the dollar.  This is how they have already gained control of the all the industries. Today 6 corporations own 90% of the US media. Once they own the media, they present you your presidential candidates so that you may think you have a choice.

It’s not a real choice, it’s an apparent choice, like choosing a brand of detergent. Whether you buy Ivory Snow or Tide, they’re both owned by Proctor and Gamble. . . Those in positions of real power, the bankers, the CEOs, are not vulnerable to the vote, and in any case they fund both sides.

The real truth of the matter is, as you and I know, that a financial element in the large centers has owned the Government ever since the days of Andrew Jackson. — President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, November 23, 1933, in a letter to Colonel Edward Mandell House

It is not a coincidence that the media coins the term American Dream, and then goes on to tell people that homeowners are good citizens (Never mind if they used liar loans). According to the ruling class, you are a good citizen as long as you get a mortgage and promise your lifetime income to the bankers for basic shelter. This will ensure that you will become an obedient worker for a corporation to be easily subdued and pushed around. People in debt cannot be independent. They can be ruled easily.

Same can be told of countries. You need to read “Confessions of an Economic Hitman” to get to understand how the corportate elite rules the world for maximum profit. And that brings us to the big picture, the real issue that makes life miserable for everyone except the few at the top.

Ever since the days of Adam Smith we are told that if individuals maximize profits, that is going to bring prosperity to all of us. But is it really so? Why is the poor getting poorer? Middle class in America is declining for decades now while the rich is getting richer. Average CEO used to command 30 times average worker salary few decades ago. Now it is 300 times. Is that true progress? Or is it the dictatorship of the rich?

Do you now understand why the United States wants to bring democracy to some countries but not others? If a King does what the global elite wants, then he is safe, if not, then we bring democracy so that money can elect the president among  our candidates. This is why elections are pretty much a race to raise funding for the campaign and any idealogy that is not in good books with the ruling elite will not get funded. Yet the public thinks they have democracy. The public believes they elect their president. But they don’t. You are ruled. You have rulers.

Good for ONE, Bad for ALL

Once upon a time, there was a green pasture where the sheep and the shepherds lived in prosperity. The growth of grass was at equilibrium with the consumption rate of the sheep. They could have lived there forever. However, the greed of one shepherd gave him the idea: “If I add one more sheep, I can make more money” he thought. So he added one more sheep. Others followed suit. Soon the grass was being consumed much faster that it could grow. Everyone wanted a bigger piece of the shrinking pie thinking “Let’s make money while it lasts”. And they destroyed the pasture and their flock at the end as there was nothing left to eat and it would take years to replenish the food supply.

This story explains the current economic and social problems we have. We need a different way of thinking. We need to wake up and be independent of the economic and political forces that tell us what to think, what to do, what to eat, what to wear.

When is the world going to realize that if we work as a team we can do better? Our planet has the resources to feed all of us. We have the energy resources, farming capacity, factory production to be enough for the entire planet. But projects do not get started because there is no immediate profit to show for this quarter in the stock market. Think about it, if Africa was not suffering with the pangs of hunger, they could join us to invent new things, produce more food, find cure for diseases. We have spent our energy and resources on wars. That effort could have made this planet a heaven for all of us. Why is it that we can’t get along and we have to fight to get ahead? Answer: There is not enough money in the system and the weakest are guaranteed to go bankrupt. This creates a race condition between slaves so that they can get ahead in the rat race. And what comes out of this system is not the optimal solution to the mankind’s problems. But you need to wake up for this to be fixed. It won’t get fixed while all of you are a sleep. You need to believe that we all can have it good and you need to work for it.

Corporatocracy

John Perkins in “Confessions of an Economic Hitman

Economic hit men (EHMs) are highly paid professionals who cheat countries around the globe out of trillions of dollars. They funnel money from the World Bank, the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), and other foreign “aid” organizations into the coffers of huge corporations and the pockets of a few wealthy families who control the planet’s natural resources. Their tools include fraudulent financial reports, rigged elections, pay offs, extortion, sex, and murder. They play a game as old as empire, but one that has taken on new and terrifying dimensions during this time of globalization.

Confessions of an Economic Hitman Interview:

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