The Shock Doctrine: The Rise and Fall of Disaster Capitalism

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Gringinho, Sep 16, 2008.

  1. Pretty interesting stuff. The June 2008 book by Naomi Klein, makes some compelling views on how it all "ties together".

    I'm a big fan of systems science...

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    There are several parts to this interview 01 - 06.

    Interesting how George W. Bush's father talked of a peace dividend with economic benefits to ending the Cold War.

  2. This is interesting Gringho. To exploit chaos, fear. It is the same questions of comecon vs marshall plan. I will definately buy this book for Naomi's insight.
  3. Financial systems - the flow of economic resources
    World system - the flow of resources in the world; human, systemic, natural resources, geo conflict
    Cultural system - everything is an equity; celebrity, social, marketing, idolization, paparazzi, arts, fashion
    Career system - grants, projects, research, theories, indoctrination, reputation, recognition, promotion
    Media system - coverage, projects, investigations, publishing, newsworthiness, connotations
    Intellect system - intellectual property rights, DMCA, idea control, creation control, patenting

    Conservative - keep the system alive, we like it like it is, "old money", "old boys club", be quiet about it
    Neoconservative - have right to disrupt - "liberate", reshape systems, claim their rights, unilateral, non-consential, Shock&Awe
    Liberal - consensus changes, social justice, welfare, share the burden, egalitarianism, ethics
    Libertarian - let the systems control themselves, agnostic, detachment, isolation
    Socialist - extreme nullification of equity, total equality, strict system control, authoritarian

    System creation - commoditize anything, equity entities, create industry, privatize
    System control - support, charity, lobby, politics, slander, scandal, public image, INTERVENTIONS, REGULATIONS
    System bias - greed, parasites, fraud, corruption, fear-uncertainty-doubt
    System interest - persons, families, organizations, networks
    System encumbering - obfuscating, tap into more aspects, hamper efficiency, stop transparency, more laws, more work
    System profiling - identification of everything, accumulate, extrapolation, prediction modelling, learning

    System trust - absent, none, sans integrity, social control, chaos theory, elite theory, decision theory, corporatism
    Democracy - obfuscated - encumbered - structured flow routes - influences - interests - rule of flow control - another brick in the wall

    Influentials: power projection - interests - investments - protection - defense - indoctrination - political capital - ideas - beliefs

    Anglosphere , Heartland , Halford Mackinder , James Burnham , Cecil Rhodes , Charles Murray - The Bell Curve and welfare

    World resources control - system flow - reshape systems through upheaval - interests of influence - profits - poverty - polarize


    E-democracy - Transhumanism - Representative direct democracy - Red pill
    ... evolution , adaptation , progress , futurology , systems science