Tuesday, November 18, 2014

The Business of Continuous Warfare

War is Spectacle
"The war is not meant to be won, it is meant to be continuous. Hierarchical society is only possible on the basis of poverty and ignorance. ... The war is waged by the ruling group against its own subjects and its object is not the victory, but to keep the very structure of society intact."
[George Orwell, "1984"]

Archaeology Update for: XI.XVIII.MMXIV
"Keynesian Stimulus" NeoCon-style
Here we see an example of contemporary comedy highlighting the pervasive cynicism during the late Industrial Collapse Era: 
via ZH: U.S. Foreign Policy aka. "Create your own customers"

Here we see misallocation of capital to the least productive part of society:

General Dynamics: New All Time High Today
"Markets can remain irrational a lot longer than most people can remain solvent"

"But, people can remain irrational a lot longer than any market can remain solvent"
Here we see widely ignored reality "hiding" in broad daylight...