I'm all for social engineering if it is indeed social and beneficial for the maximum possible percentage of the population. Good things like law and order, family values, a strong middle class and other hard won positive social constructs and contracts are very necessary for a high functioning civilized society. However, today we have an insidious form of social engineering propagated by a tiny club of anti-individualist and anti-traditional PC overlords.
Their agenda is to oppose and overthrow all previous societal conventions, especially conservative ones that have proven themselves to work over time. First engineer chaos and then bring a new order out of that chaos, does this trend raise a red flag? The tactic is as old as the hills, the difference being today is that the means to the end is the internet infrastructure itself, instant and everywhere in its reach and influence.
Today's social agenda has become all too obvious to those with eyes to see and ears to hear and it's shoved in our faces everywhere we look. There is really no need to list the tenants as they make the headlines daily. I was mistaken to think that political correctness and it's feral offspring would have run their course by now and would be fizzling out as society matured beyond it. The mainstream media ensures that this is definitely not the case and in fact they have doubled down their efforts and now push their agenda universally.
Practically every major corporation, media platform and news channel has bowed low to the PC overlords and now tow the party line to a tee, quite an accomplishment indeed. This has been achieved by the general public's indifferent browsing, spending and consumer habits. Collectively we reap what we sow, too bad for the individual who still values self determination.
One does not need to go too far down the rabbit hole to see that the internet has now become big brother's chosen tool for mass subjugation. No exaggeration either, our lives are increasingly dependent on online services and connectivity. Unless you go 100% off-grid, you are subjected to a new way of living, a new world order they would say.
The agenda for total control is not aimed towards a more moral humanity or to create a more tolerant world, rather it's about leveraging those worthy causes and the good will of the public for their own selfish ends, which is simply to consolidate power and influence into their own hands and their elite corporate sponsors, and for this reason alone. The internet connected smart phone is the ideal tool to accomplish this total lock-down of society for the sake of this small power elite, who obviously know what is best for the rest of us and how we should conduct our lives from day to day.
Nothing new under the sun, throughout history diverse groups have sought world domination whether politically, economically, ideologically or religiously, it's like a legacy hobby handed down from generation to generation. Initially they need to be subtle in their tactics until they reach a critical mass and can then come out onto the streets and shout their agenda from the rooftops.
Of course much of the PC agenda is good and valid, not all their ideas and intentions are bad, how else do you sell them. However, the end goal of a few insincere players is what we need to be concerned about, which is total social control and not a paradise for all. They are already at the stage where if you disagree with them on any hot topic then you must obviously be a bad person needing therapy. This is not something we should just laugh off as being evidently ridiculous, disagree with them in strong terms or differ in world-view and you could be labeled as racist or supremist or as a nazi that is the ultimate stigma used to cancel your personhood, this is a very dangerous and destructive tactic to shut down opposition and we should all have zero tolerance for these tactics.
For clarity we need to repeat that we are not against sensible, peaceful and beneficial social trends, we are against overreach and the assault on individual freedoms like self-determination and our privacy. We need to firmly say by our words and our actions - get out of our personal space.
My own moderate and counter PC ideal would be to ask all sides and political divides to subscribe to the simple notion of mutual respect. We can agree to differ and have opposite views and passions, let's hold them without trying to ram them down each other's throats, stoking fires will only lead to everyone getting burnt. Let's all be grown-up again, just as our societies have managed to overcome sticky obstacles many times in the past. And we should all send a clear message to the social engineering apparatus and its operators - mind your own business and stop meddling in our lives.
View the Is The Internet Rigged article that covers similar trends.
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