(Dr. Mercola) This year’s presidential election is not for the faint of heart. In fact, over the past several months, mental health professionals have noted a significant uptick in anxiety and emotional distress related directly to today’s elections.
by Dr. Mercola, November 3rd, 2020
According to a survey1,2 by the American Psychology Association (APA) published October 7, 2020, 68% of Americans say the upcoming elections are a significant source of stress. Those with chronic health conditions are faring the worst, with 71% reporting feeling stressed about the elections, compared to 64% of those who do not have a chronic health condition.
A clear majority, 77% (up from 66% in 2019), also say they worry about the country’s future, and 71% say this is the lowest point in U.S. history that they can remember. As noted by the APA, uncertainty tends to foster stress, so it’s important to focus on the things that you do have control over. Recommendations provided include:
- Avoid ruminating on worst-case scenarios
- Engage in meaningful activities
- Stay socially connected
- Stay physically active
Revealing government and industry corruption as it impacts our personal health and security has been part of my educational mission since I started this newsletter. It has been my observation that such corruption invariably and inevitably ends up harming people’s ability to take control of their health.
Sadly, the problems have gotten progressively larger and more pervasive despite these attempts. Now, with the rollout of a clever technocratic agenda under the guise of COVID-19 pandemic responses, the depth and breadth of the problem is becoming more readily apparent, and it’s probably more disturbing than anything we’ve previously seen.
It doesn’t matter if the wrongdoers are Democrats or Republicans, my chief aim has always been to identify the root cause of the problem, which is that the United States is largely run by corporations, to the detriment of us all. The censorship implemented by Big Tech in the last couple of years is a strategy to spread their technocratic narrative and implement even further restrictions of our freedoms and personal liberty.
Today, we find ourselves struggling to access crucial information about topics that have significant bearing on our health and our lives: information about SARS-CoV-2’s origin and COVID-19 treatments being just two of many examples.
Despite all of that, I urge you to foster optimism toward the future and how we can use our individual power to collectively foster positive change — regardless of the outcome of the U.S. presidential election.
The US Has Become a Corporate Oligarchy
Unfortunately, positions of power have always attracted people who most want that power, and today we have many morally flawed people working in a corrupt government.
The goal of the technocratic agenda is to continue concentrating power at the global level. Ultimately, the goal is to take power away from the individual and concentrate it at the highest level possible, in the hands of unelected leaders. It’s really all about controlling the global population.
In a 2014 study,3 two political scientists explained that the U.S. is really an oligarchy, not a democracy, with the wealthiest elites in American society wielding the most control over the issues Congress and the White House ultimately take action on.
Career politicians and the allowance of massive corporate political contributions ensure this oligarchy will be a dominant force everyone needs to be aware of. Now, however, we’re starting to realize that it’s even worse than that. There’s an even greater power grab at work.
“Ultimately, the technocratic plan is to govern society through technology, programmed by scientists and technicians and automated through the use of artificial intelligence, rather than through democratically elected politicians and government leaders.”
As detailed in several recent articles, including “The Global Takeover Is Underway,” “New World Order Is Advancing Rapidly,” “The Pressing Dangers of Technocracy” and “What You Need to Know About ‘the Great Reset’” the pandemic is being used as justification for the implementation of an entirely new world order that encompasses every aspect of human life, from health and education to business and finance.
Ultimately, the technocratic plan is to govern society through technology, programmed by scientists and technicians and automated through the use of artificial intelligence, rather than through democratically elected politicians and government leaders.
It is an alarming plan, once you begin to wrap your mind around it in its entirety, but it’s crucial to remember that only a fearful public can allow the technocratic elite to dictate our future and rip away our personal freedoms. It’s fear itself that allows tyranny to flourish. There are more of us than there are of them, but enough of us must be willing to stand up and say no, we won’t accept this plan.
Fortunately, scientists, lawyers, medical professionals and academics are increasingly recognizing that the deliberate fear-mongering that has kept the COVID-19 pandemic alive now threatens to replace democracy with “fascist totalitarian models” of government, and more are now trying to speak out and inform others. In Germany, a Corona Extra-Parliamentary Inquiry Committee4,5 is also preparing the biggest class-action lawsuit in history6,7,8,9 to expose the COVID-19 fraud.
Media, Big Tech and the Military-Industrial Complex
As noted in my interview with investigative journalist Whitney Webb this past Sunday, “the line between Silicon Valley and the national security state has become so blurred, you really can’t distinguish where one begins and what were the other ends.” Media also play a crucial role in this scheme, as they are refusing to report the truth about what’s happening, and won’t lay out the ramifications of going along with the various plans currently being introduced.
As just one example, in my interview with Webb, she describes the undisclosed implications of Operation Warp Speed, a program funded and operated primarily by the CIA and the U.S. military. It’s not just about the rapid creation of therapeutics and vaccines for COVID-19. The program includes a whole lot more than that, and appears to be a key component of a new biosurveillance system in which our very biology is being monitored and capitalized upon.
All of this is of course in addition to all the other conflicts of interest that have permeated our society, such as agricultural policies that feed into the agendas of Big Pharma and the pesticide industry.
The media has also been consolidated — to the point that 90% of what you read in newspapers, magazines and see on TV is now controlled by six media giants.10 This consolidation allows for tremendous influence on all matters, and has led to censorship being more the rule than the exception.
True unbiased, in-depth investigative journalism has joined the hairy-nosed wombat as an incredibly rare and near-extinct species, and you’d be wise to not swallow whole everything you read in mainstream media.
American internet giants have also proven themselves to be a core part of the U.S. surveillance apparatus, as detailed in “Harvard Professor Exposes Surveillance Capitalism.” Big Data is the new Big Oil, and Google leads the pack as a key data mining operation, and data mining is a crucial component of technocracy.
Without this vast data stream, the plan simply cannot work. This is why I’ve been urging everyone to eliminate Google and Facebook from your life. There are now plenty of alternatives that are not engaged in massive personal data mining and theft.
Don’t Panic — Refocus
Regardless of who wins the presidency, please realize that your power as an individual lies in your day-to-day decisions, and that no matter who bears the title of president of the United States, the corporate influence will remain, as will the threat of the technocratic agenda.
Also realize that creating divisiveness among people is part of a carefully orchestrated plan that works in the oligarchy’s favor, so we really need to get smarter about how we engage in the political process and avoid falling for their carefully constructed and sophisticated propaganda that limit us from having any really hopeful choices.
As long as we’re at each other’s throats over things we have little or no control over, it distracts us from analyzing and addressing the underlying system that is creating the problems in the first place. So, let people have their opinion, whether we’re talking about political or presidential candidates, because these are all false choices anyway.
Ultimately, controlling interests are writing the laws and paying the politicians to pass them. But knowledge is power, so use your knowledge to take control. I believe it’s crucial to understand where the technocrats are trying to take us, so if you haven’t read through the articles I linked to earlier, consider going through them.
Avoid Victim Mentality by Realizing Where Your Power Lies
The power of the individual is alive and well, even in this deeply flawed system, and even in the face of growing totalitarianism. It becomes yours by stepping outside of the system with every decision and purchase you make.
With every action you take, you also set the example for others to follow, thereby making you a change-agent within your own small circle of family, friends and acquaintances. In the end, our collective actions will create the changes that are so desperately needed, and thinking locally will eventually have a global effect, not just in terms of commerce, but in terms of safeguarding our constitutional rights as well.
It’s important to realize that the only reason technocracy has not yet been able to overtake the U.S. — although they’re getting incredibly close — is because of our Constitution. This is why we must fight to protect our Constitution at all costs. One of the most effective ways to do this is through grassroots movements and getting involved in local politics.
What the technocrats are doing is making an end run around national sovereignty. Rather than a frontal assault on the system, which has never been successful, they’re simply eroding national sovereignty piece by piece. In “The Pressing Dangers of Technocracy” (hyperlinked above), American constitutionalist Patrick Wood reviews what we can do to save our republic and thwart the steady march of technocracy:
“I believe very strongly that local activism is the only way to rebuild our country, if there is going to be any rebuilding at all. Local activism — because this is how they got us. They built [the technocratic system] from the bottom up. We cannot tear their house down from the top down. It’s simply is just not going to happen. They’re too powerful.
There is no national government or any element of national government that’s going to save us from these technocrats and technocracy. There’s no state government, either, or local government, the way it stands now, unless that local government gets influenced and populated by people who know better and who are willing to tell these others:
‘Go away, you don’t belong here. This is not the way we’re going to run our community, our town, our city,’ whatever it is, and we have access to those people.”
One of the most important elected local officials that you should concern yourself with is your sheriff. As noted by Richard Mack in “Sheriffs Are the Difference Between Freedom and Tyranny”:
“This is a crucial time in American history, and we actually have a peaceful and effective solution to it. The only thing that needs to happen is your local officials, especially your sheriff, keep [their] oath of office. That’s the only thing he has to do … The sheriff is here to protect your civil liberties, your God given rights.”
If enough people get involved and make sure they elect sheriffs who follow the Constitution, we can create Constitutional counties and take back America, county by county, one sheriff at a time.
Eventually, all the police forces will be on the same page as well, and will no longer enforce unlawful, unconstitutional orders, whatever they may be, including unconstitutional mask and vaccination mandates. Another way you can have a significant impact is by getting personally involved in local government.
Aside from those two key areas of influence, remember the industries that are currently buying our politicians and writing their own laws cannot maintain power without your ongoing support. While we may not have a significant choice in how our tax contributions are distributed to these industries through subsidies and contracts, we do have a very powerful influence by making responsible purchases each and every day.
Withdraw your financial support by not buying what they’re selling (or using their product if it’s free, such as Google and Facebook, where your personal data is what they make their money on) and you automatically redistribute financial power to more benevolent businesses that are aligned with your core principles.
An example of this is when you buy locally-grown foods from an organic farmer. You’re empowering that farmer to continue growing foods for the community that support environmental regeneration and human health, and you’re disempowering the big junk food manufacturers that wield undue influence over agricultural policy. This is how you wield your collective power, and the decisions each of us make every day therefore matter.
Realize ‘Left Versus Right’ Is a False Narrative
We should not play the game and choose to be part of this false narrative of “left versus right,” or “Democrat versus Republican.” Technocracy is not a political system and it does not belong to or support either side. It is an economic system based on technological control and digital surveillance.
Most people are still trapped in the mindset of opposition and there are great people across the board that need to come together. Readers of Mercola.com are split almost evenly between those identifying as Republican or Democrat, and working collectively has produced tremendous results by strategically organizing consumer marketplace pressure.
We must keep in mind that it is the concentration and accumulation of power that is a clear and present danger to our individual rights, and that this accumulation of power is attracting the worst kinds of people who seek control and power.
Take Bill Gates, for example. Gates’ influence has ballooned along with his wealth, to the point he now exerts incredible control over not just the tech industry but also the health industry and global food and agricultural policy.
To learn more about how a tiny minority of people, the ultra-wealthy elite, have caused a majority of the environmental, financial and health challenges currently facing us, see my recent interview with Vandana Shiva, Ph.D., featured in “Oneness Versus the 1%.”
Food Independence Is Key to Other Forms of Independence
It’s time to dissent, to step out of the globalist technocratic system. I’ve already listed some key ways to do that: Get involved in local government; focus on getting a constitutional sheriff; and buy or use products made by companies whose core values align with your own and don’t further the technocratic agenda of totalitarian control.
Another key area of focus would be your food. If you cannot grow your own, then get to know the farmer that can. Keep your money in your community; the closer the better. Kissinger said it best:11 “Control oil and you control nations; control food and you control the people.”
If you don’t like the state of the nation (or the world), stop eating processed and ultra-processed junk foods. Some may initially think this decision would have nothing to do with anything that is wrong in the world, but if you give it some thought, you’ll realize that the more independence you gain with your food, the more independence you will create in other areas as well.
Because food is such a potent form of control, breaking that control mechanism will have a ripple effect that extends outward into many other industries and fields of activity, including the political arena.
Food is important for another reason too. We now know that insulin resistance is a key risk factor for severe COVID-19 and death. Since diet-related comorbidities are responsible for 94% of all COVID-19-related deaths, taking control of your diet is a simple, common-sense strategy to lower the risks associated with this infection.
Break the Chains of Control
So, instead of fretting about the election, use it as motivation to step into your personal power, and join the revolution to create independence and break the chains of control.
Sooner or later everyone must decide which is more important: personal liberty or false security? The good news is that many are in fact starting to see the writing on the wall and starting to choose liberty over brutal totalitarianism in the name of public health.
Bioterrorism is now used to keep us in fear, and fear is what allows the technocrats to implement their agenda. Part of the answer, therefore, is to educate yourself about this supposed threat. In previous articles, I’ve addressed the importance of outing and pushing back against biowarfare research.
I’ve also reviewed data showing this pandemic really isn’t something to fear, as the lethality of this virus is no greater than that of seasonal influenza. I’ve also covered many prevention and treatment strategies that have shown tremendous success. At the end of the day, the more knowledgeable you are, the less fearful you’ll be.
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