There's a Bad Moon of Managerialism on the Rise!
Daniel, you wrote: "What does all of this mean? The Evil that’s now ascendant seemingly everywhere is so vast, so multi-faceted, that it’s difficult to understand it or to know how practically to fight against it." I've felt this way for a long time. My son and I were talking about this last night. Somewhere in the answer, I think, is simply living a moral, upright life along with, as many others have said, speaking the truth...always...in any circumstance.
Very good article. Thanks.
This is fantastic!
You articulate how evil hides behind bureaucracy so well. Thank you.
Jesus nailed it, named the children of the Father of Lies:
You belong to your father, the devil, and you want to carry out your father’s desires. He was a murderer from the beginning, not holding to the truth, for there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks his native language, for he is a liar and the father of lies.
This kind of evil is harder to fight than you think. Any large organization will be subject Pournelle's Iron Law of Bureaucracy:
> in any bureaucratic organization there will be two kinds of people":
> First, there will be those who are devoted to the goals of the organization. Examples are dedicated classroom teachers in an educational bureaucracy, many of the engineers and launch technicians and scientists at NASA, even some agricultural scientists and advisors in the former Soviet Union collective farming administration.
> Secondly, there will be those dedicated to the organization itself. Examples are many of the administrators in the education system, many professors of education, many teachers union officials, much of the NASA headquarters staff, etc.
> The Iron Law states that in every case the second group will gain and keep control of the organization. It will write the rules, and control promotions within the organization.
Ahh the truly biblically informed - finally a speaker who knows the Truth and then applies it to this day. Thank you.
About when it this be available on your YouTube channel?
One death is a tragedy. 10,000 deaths are a statistic.
This is why the Bible says "love thy neighbor" and follow the Law. It's doesn't say "love humanity." It doesn't work with how we are wired.
Trying to handle myriad special cases with rules leads to gigantic rulebooks which no one could follow even if they try. Giving giant organizations too much flexibility causes stupendously callous acts, since the victims are just a statistic.
Really big organizations need to be tighly bound to Law. Smaller groups can be more flexible, since they see people as humans.
Well did you light the fires or not?
Only a moron would say that a space-based laser started the fires, its impossible for laser light to pass through the atmosphere, normal lasers ground based travel about 3 miles in the earth atmosphere before they lose all their energy.
So these fires were started by drones or weather-balloons hosting laser up to 3 miles up in the sky
Chinese have 'laser-cannons' handheld that are used to burn bird-nests off of high-tension wires, and they even make a coke-can 3LB 1 megawatt laser that can puncture & ignite an LPG tank from a drone;