Before, They Were Gods: A Timeline of Political Authority

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Mankind has always been taught to treat their rulers with a special reverence fit for emperors and kings because they supposedly possessed political authority. The reason why this adoration must be so has evolved alongside civilization. During the dawn of civilization those men and women were chosen by the gods. During the last century, as religion took a firm backseat to science, it was because of the pseudoscientific belief in genetic superiority. Today, it appears we are on the cusp of a transformation into a new age in which our rulers regain their holy status as the state apparatus becomes all-encompassing.

The simple truth is that political authority, like the deities of old and debunked sciences of yesteryear, is a myth. Each person has the right to rule over themselves and only themselves. Nobody has the right to rule over somebody else. This remains the case regardless of whatever a ritual is performed or if certain words are spoken. Therefore, political authority is not legitimate. It’s an illusion, albeit a very powerful and convincing one.

The myth of political authority has sustained itself for millennia and has evolved with the times. Many of the world’s earliest civilizations considered their rulers to be the descendants of gods but none have retained their legendary status quite like the pharaohs of ancient Egypt.

Though little else is known about him, it was Raneb (Nebra) who added Ra, the sun god, to his name, thereby linking his name and rule directly to the god. This practice would continue for thousands of years until the final pharaoh, the infamous Cleopatra VII, ruled over Egypt as an incarnation of the goddess Isis.

This style of rule carried on through the ages and across great expanses of time. Imperial god-emperors reigned throughout Asia and eventually arose in the New World, as recently as 500 years ago when the Inca Empire dominated South America. The empire was ruled from Cuzco in what is now Peru whose legendary founder, Manco Cápac was born of the gods. According to Cristóbal de Molina, a Spanish priest living in Cuzco in the 16th century who recorded the Inca’s belief system in The Fables and Rites of the Incas, was given one legendary account of a divine ordinance not all that dissimilar of that of the Egyptians:

They say that the Creator was in Tiahuanaco [in Bolivia], and that there was his chief abode…They say that it was dark, and that there he made the sun, moon, and stars, and that he ordered the sun, moon, and stars to go to the island of Titicaca, which is near at hand, and thence to rise to heaven. They also declare that when the sun, in the form of a man, was ascending into heaven, very brilliant, it called to the Incas and to Manco Capac, as their chief, and said, “Thou and thy descendants are to be Lords, and are to subjugate many nations. Look upon me as thy father, and thou shalt be my children, and thou shalt worship me as thy father.”

Subsequent Incan rulers would also be revered as gods whose word was law until the fall of the empire in 1572.

The Spanish and other European arrivals into the new world brought with them the concept of the divine right of kings which had long since been established in Europe. This doctrine asserted that kings and queens were chosen by God to rule and were accountable only to him. With no earthly authority to reign in these despots, they maintained immense power over their subjects. The peons were made to believe that they were of lesser stock than their masters and were lucky to even toilsome lives.

Divine rule would face intense scrutiny by the end of the Middle Ages however. The Enlightenment seeded the public consciousness with new ideas of rights based on equality, liberty, and natural law. These ideas propelled the American and French Revolutions which delegitimized emperors and their empires.

Alongside the rise of democratic systems a new merchant class arose. As scientific discoveries, philosophical inquiries, and technological progress continued unabated by religious dogma, this new class of men ruthlessly amassed enormous wealth and power.  Names like Rockefeller, Rothschild, and Carnegie became synonymous with the industries they controlled.

By the end of the 19th century these robber barons ruled society, directly or indirectly depending on how you look at it, alongside kings and statesmen while the average person strived to simply makes ends meet through a series of economic depressions. Like the kings, emperors, and pharaohs before them, these men needed a palatable explanation to justify why their comfortable place in society should come at the expense of others. But, without a god to hand down divine rights, they needed something with a scientific veneer to explain this arrangement.

In the late 1800s Darwin’s theory of evolution gave rise to the accompanying idea of the survival of the fittest. Darwin’s half-cousin, Francis Galton took these concepts a step further and introduced eugenics, the pseudoscientific belief that human character is the result of one’s genetic makeup. He proposed that in order to maintain good stock selective breeding practices should be encouraged.

This suited the needs of the elites perfectly. They felt that they now had a compelling case not just for claiming their superior position in society but for controlling the reproductive capability and access of their inferiors in order to weed out bad genes. To further this agenda men like David Rockefeller and Andrew Carnegie directed large sums of money into eugenics research and a pubic relations campaign to back the findings. This pseudoscientific justification wreaked havoc on humanity who witnessed medical experimentation, forced sterilization, concentration camps, ethnic cleansing, and a host of other shameful human rights abuses in the name of eugenics throughout the first half of the 20th century.

The atrocities carried out by the Third Reich tarnished the public reputation of eugenics as legitimate science but this was no problem for the oligarchs. Fredrick Osborne, co-founder of the American Eugenics Society (now called Society for Biodemography and Social Biology), claimed that now, “Eugenic goals are most likely to be attained under a name other than eugenics.”

Julian Huxley, brother of the famed author Aldus Huxley, chaired the British Eugenics Society from 1959 to 1962 and served as the founding director of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO). In the organization’s founding documents Huxley elaborated on Osborne’s formulation saying:

At the moment, it is probable that the indirect effect of civilisation is dysgenic instead of eugenic; and in any case it seems likely that the dead weight of genetic stupidity, physical weakness, mental instability, and disease-proneness, which already exist in the human species, will prove too great a burden for real progress to be achieved. Thus even though it is quite true that any radical eugenic policy will be for many years politically and psychologically impossible, it will be important for UNESCO to see that the eugenic problem is examined with the greatest care, and that the public mind is informed of the issues at stake so that much that now is unthinkable may at least become thinkable.

In the decades that followed World War II Huxley, Osborne, Rockefeller, and others in the oligarch class and globalist organizations have succeeded in reshaping their eugenics-based agenda under the names of things like population control, environmentalism, and sustainability. This latest appeal to political authority was used to convince the public that now, due to the complicated threats facing the planet, we must listen to the dictates of the experts who can guide us through these perils.

For the sake of brevity we’ll direct readers to our series on climate lockdowns which goes into much greater detail about how this came to be and how this system functions but for a brief summary of their agenda let this passage from the elite Club of Rome’s infamous environmental report published in 1991 suffice:

In searching for a common enemy against whom we can unite, we came up with the idea that pollution, the threat of global warming, water shortages, famine and the like, would fit the bill. In their totality and their interactions these phenomena do constitute a common threat which must be confronted by everyone together. But in designating these dangers as the enemy, we fall into the trap, which we have already warned readers about, namely mistaking symptoms for causes. All these dangers are caused by human intervention in natural processes and it is only through changed attitudes and behaviour that they can be overcome. The real enemy then is humanity itself.

Today we are witnessing the rise of the technocratic class looking to manage the world’s economies, resources, and people through their so-called expertise and efficiency. Through the first decades of the new millennium these technocrats called for a curtailment of freedom to combat terrorism and reduced economic opportunity to prevent environmental collapse. Their boldest move came at the start of 2020 with the near global lockdowns of all people on the planet in the name of combatting a virus.

With religion long since dead in developed world there was just the dismantling of society left to do. By placing the world under house arrest communities, families, and economies all face collapse while men like Bill Gates buy up thousands of acres of farmland, Jeff Bezos enriches himself on the destruction of Main Street, and Elon Musk tinkers with transhumanist technology with the complete blessing of the state. If nothing is done to stop this humanity will find itself with only this fascist system of corporate governance, where even the ideal of political authority becomes outdated, to turn to for survival.

This newest chapter allows the story to come full circle. Where once societies believed their rulers to be the gods incarnate we are currently allowing our so-called authorities to become gods once again.

Only when this myth of political authority is shattered will this saga will finally end.

 

 

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