How nations convinced their young to go to their slaughter, and continue the global heating apocalypse

Michael Rynn
9 min readSep 30, 2021

Journalists are much more important than politicians. Which is why politicians are deathly afraid of out of control journalists and are known to devise all possible means to punish or silence them. Without journalists we are living in the dark. Journalists are the remote eyes and ears of society. They are our sources of real information and real gossip. Their pay and conditions are poor. Their access to outlets for publication can be limited, and risks of reprisals are high.

Mountains of shell cases on the roadside near the front lines, the contents of which had been fired into the German lines.

Without politicians we can usually manage our own lives well enough, if not better. Politicians get to be so bad, we are forced to create more politicans to oppose them. This increases the problems. Politicians are centralized power, status and corruption attractors. They are overpaid, and take inducements on the side, on top of their public salary. Politicians are sources of national make-believe creativity that is mostly used for the denial of reality. They are sources of slander and controlled leaks, particularly when creating incitements for national wars. They seek control through public emotions on important issues.

Researching crucial events his own nations history, Ugo Bardi documents that state propaganda is an overused and effective tool to push emotions over reason. In his “seneca-effect” blog, he writes that by 1915 the Italian population was induced into a hysteria of wanting to join the great war by attacking its neighbour Austria, by self-programming using national media monopoly control. Italy could have stayed in safe neutrality, and even negotiated beneficial concessions. The leaders and media directors, of capitalist wealth and land ownership, were in “fear of missing out”. Inadmissible darker workings of human psychology, are blamed for elites fears of social unrest and demands for change from among their own more numerous young. A skewed population demographic pyramid existed. By the end of world war I, one third of young Italian males had been slaughtered, over two million lives, plus civilian casualties. Ugo calls it a chosen “extermination”.

This is how politicians deal with their nations problems. War is frequently used when too many people are complaining. Propaganda is used to focus the complainers on an…

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Michael Rynn

Once was educated and worked in Medical Practice, then did software engineering. Now retired. Still doing music, reading and writing, and website tinkering