What Does This Clownworld Mean?
Considering the questions that arise when everything just keeps getting weirder and weirder...
Clownworld just keeps getting weirder. These past few years, I’ve learned to ignore much of the craziness. I think a lot of us have. It’s how you cope. It’s how you get through all the demands of daily life. You adjust to the new normal, however strange and surreal it is, and you stop noticing how drastically things have changed in such a relatively short time. But every now and then, some new anomaly shakes me awake and makes me wonder, all over again, what does all of this mean?
A Very Strange Pattern
Yesterday, I saw another one of those news stories that highlights just how upside-down everything is. A brown-skinned foreigner rammed a truck into a barricade at the White House, and the feds and media started crowing about it being a white-nationalist terrorist attack. The FBI is running out of white white supremacists and U.S. citizen domestic extremists, so now they’re using non-white non-citizens for false flag white-nationalist terror attacks to justify their ongoing war on non-elite white Americans.
But I don’t want to discuss the specifics of this particular case. Very likely, in a few days, this incident will be entirely forgotten, after having been swept aside by some newer and more egregious assault on common sense. What I wish to discuss is the larger pattern that this news story instantiates. It’s a pattern that has become all too familiar in recent years:
Bizarre event happens;
Mainstream media and public officials make immediate and almost identical pronouncements on what happened and what the response should be;
Anomalous facts quickly emerge that show the official narrative isn’t just unlikely, it’s patently absurd;
Independent, heterodox thinkers seize on these anomalous facts and present much more plausible alternative explanations;
Mainstream media and public officials ignore these anomalous facts — they just act like this contrary evidence doesn’t even exist — even though anyone with functioning eyes and half-a-brain can plainly see that these facts completely discredit the official narrative;
The citizenry — divided into Regime-Lovers, Dissidents, and Don’t-Have-an-Opinion-on-Anything Normies — immediately respond to the underlying event and to the official narrative in predictable ways;
The Regime-Lovers enthusiastically and uncritically subscribe to the official narrative, while denouncing all the heretics who criticize it;
The Dissidents condemn it all as unbelievable bullshit (which it pretty plainly is);
And the Normies express a vague concern that the world is getting crazy, that everything costs more than it used to, and that “OMG, did you hear about [insert the latest stupid celebrity gossip]?”
What does this pattern mean? And what underlying state of affairs does it signify?
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