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A New World Order

03/10/2022
 

A new world order? What does that mean? A quick search of the Internet reveals some eye-opening and hair-raising opinions. I offer links not to promote this nonsense but to validate the sources of my information; you can't make up this kind of bullshit, although someone apparently has. Part of me would encourage you to read some of it, and another part of me wants it taken down and flushed down the toilet where it belongs. If you do choose to look at any of it, take note of how much of this seems linked to an irrational link between the nightmares these people seem to have and their fanatical religious beliefs, thus my reference to ISIS in the paragraph following these quotes.

  • "Separate and apart from the majority of people, acting largely behind the scenes and outside of public view is a small group of satanic inspired elites secretly manipulating world events to advance the nefarious agenda the Antichrist will use for his own wicked purposes."  https://www.newworldorderinfo.com/
  • "For those of us who completely understand that this has been part of a global plan that did not just hatch overnight with the "discovery" of a dangerous new "virus" that the globalists are using to instill fear into the population for the purpose of controlling humanity, we need to take a step back, I think, and ask ourselves: Are we falling into their trap in thinking this way?"  https://vaccineimpact.com/2021/the-most-important-truth-about-the-coming-new-world-order-almost-nobody-is-discussing/
  • "Get ready...your world is about to be turned UPSIDE DOWN! The corrupt, criminal regime currently occupying Washington D.C. is starting to lose its grip on America. The American people are tired of being lied to. Smart Americans are "waking up" in droves to the reality of our nation's leadership and financial critical condition. They're tired of been propagandized, controlled and imprisoned by an illegitimate totalitarian regime that trashes our Constitution, Bill of Rights and is stamping out our individual liberties. The proof is the popularity of Donald Trump and Ben Carson. Establishment politicians are as "radioactive" as the Fukushima nuclear  site." https://www.prepperfortress.com/future-shock-the-new-world-order-plans-for-2021-2023-your-life-is-about-to-change-part-1-2-3/

These quotes demonstrate the vitriol and end-of-times vomit that people like those who tried to overthrow our election process on Jan 6, 2021, are reading and taking as gospel. They are just as passionate as any loyal ISIS terrorist and just as brainwashed.

I want to talk about a "new world order" that is not based on fear, lies, and propaganda about a bogeyman hiding in the bushes waiting to attack you. In addition to being antagonistic, argumentative, and complete hogwash, the opinions above can only lead to violence and bloodshed.

My view of the new world order is quite different from the shadowy and twisted minds of the folks above and their followers. But, first, a look at the news today.

We are in the middle of a historical shitstorm, the likes of which we haven't seen since WWll. Russia, under Putin, has invaded Ukraine, a sovereign nation on its borders. 150,000 Russian troops, tanks, missiles, long-range cannon, and fighter jets have descended on this small nation with a population the size of California with the sole purpose of overthrowing their democratically elected government and installing a puppet government that, like Belarus, will march lockstep behind the new, great-dictator, Putin.

Putin's politically controlled media is spewing propaganda at the populace in Russia, claiming this is not an invasion but a defensive action caused by a fantasmal Nazi regime in Ukraine supported and manipulated by the United States of America and its allies in NATO. This mindset and the tactics of Putin are right out of the playbooks of Hitler and Stalin and must not be tolerated.

We all know that some genuine dangers exist if the West takes more severe action to stop Putin, but we must do so. Such a move could be the first chapter, the first step in a new world order based on peace, cooperation with competition, nuclear disarmament, and respect for our differences. Putin must be stopped, and he and his government punished. The world must send a message to the next Putin, whoever and wherever that may be, that the world will no longer tolerate militaristic bullying of other countries.

Following that, we need to find a formula that allows every nation to retain its culture, language, politics, and competition through the UN. In pursuit of their goals and aspirations as a nation and a people, they must never use violence or the threat of violence to overrun or bully another country. Again, all nuclear weapons must be destroyed so that no Putin-like madman or woman can ever again use that as leverage to behave like a military emperor from history.

Just as companies compete today in capitalist/democratic environments, nations can compete for markets and economic advantage and remain peaceful. Companies in competition cannot hire assassins to kill the heads of a competing company. So governments cannot resort to violence to gain whatever edge they seek in the world.

While we have our problems, China and the United States are examples of what might be possible. The U.S. is the bastion of freedom and democracy, while China is the beacon of communism. China has moved toward more capitalism while continuing, in our opinion, to restrict personal freedoms. While we continue to press for them to allow their people more freedom, we are not and should not be threatening them with war to gain what we seek. By the same token, China should not be using its significant military forces to threaten Taiwan or control international shipping lanes in the China sea.

If you could build a matrix that held every element or process that was necessary to conduct the business of a nation, things like civil laws, governmental functions, and how those are to be staffed, policies governing commerce, environment, military, space initiatives, medicine, social welfare, etc., in addition to being rather large matrices, they might look something like this:

I need to point out that this is a completely notional chart. The idea is to map out as many processes as possible and how they function. I've used single words, but in reality, it would need to define in greater detail how you plan to execute the process. If, for instance, the U.S. and China undertook such a study, they might find that there are significant areas of green where we are similar, or we agree that how the other partner approaches the process is not a point of contention. In this fanciful example, the boxes in orange indicate some differences that are probably not critical to our cooperation, but where one or both of us would like to find greater cooperation. And the pink, of course, is an area of concern that could produce significant difficulties to our partnership and where we want to concentrate our resources for better cooperation.

As I said, this is a notional and overly simplistic approach. In my view of the new world order, we are pursuing the greatest number of areas of cooperation possible without compromising our basic principles as nations and governments. It is not an easy task, nor will it be quick. It will take a great deal of time and communication to work through something like this. But, we already spend a great deal of time and money suspecting each other of devious motives and spending on military capabilities in the expectation that we may someday need to go to war.

The idea behind approaching a world that works together requires a totally new focus and a degree of trust that may not yet be there. But, if we had the willpower, money, and persistence to build a world with the capability to destroy all life on the planet, surely we can muster those same resources to change to a world based on peace, cooperation, and respect, rather than one of conflict, suspicion, and distrust.

One of the boxes in my proposed matrix would have to address how the world deals with the next Putin. Sadly, there will be another at some point; there always are. We need to know how we, as a world community, need and want to react to the periodic despot that rises and starts the next invasion.