I first saw Yuri Bezmenov’s video from a commenter on Neo Neo’s site, Art I think it was. And probably later, I also saw it at Cassandra’s blog, but doubt it was more than once in total over the entirety of the observable internet from my point of view. At the time, I had already observed the various data points, although more were soon to come as I became self educated on the matter. Once I saw the data points, I drew lines connecting them and realized their significance, much in the same fashion Bezmenov noticed certain things happening when he was de brainwashing himself in India. My experiences and skill sets are different from Bezmenov’s, but also very similar in some respects. He also came to see his own culture and nation with a more accurate and objective view/judgment, after learning from a foreign culture/language. By definition, he thought outside the box, the box of the social restrictions he was born with and the box the Soviet regime reinforced using social consensus and other control techniques.
At the time, so many years ago, I had wondered why so many people, on the internet, chose to downplay or just pretend to be blind to these conclusions, which became ever more obvious to me as time went on. Why is it that people do not connect the dots? And the answer I’ve consciously and subconsciously arrived at is, “they do not connect the dots, because they don’t see the dots”. Why do they not see? Because they lack the personal experience or ability in certain fields, to be capable of recognizing the existence of certain things they have no experience/expertise/capability in. The rest would be blamed on a lack of Willpower.
2007-2010 period for above. More recent scenario below.
If people are beginning to recognize and accept what is going on now, that is because of the actions of the Left. That is not because ordinary normal humans have gained any peculiar experiences or obtained expertise in any particular field. It is an outside force acting in on them, not an internal force pealing away the onion of the world. I have no expectations that they would improve, an individual would already be different if they had an internal motivation. Theoretically, I had predicted that people would come to know in time, but that was an abstract conjecture. It didn’t become reality until recently. Which is probably why I am still surprised, in a state of surprise, lacking appropriate contextual settings.
Watching 8 minutes of a 1 hour plus interview, isn’t going to provide the context or the data points. Just as watching an hour long plus interview is not going to provide the data contextual points for people to connect the dots. More is needed. Just as a person on September 11 of 2000 needed more than just empty promises, to believe the claim that Islamic Jihad was a threat to the world’s only superpower, a mortal one even. For those that had no idea about the Caliphate or the history of Islam, it would seem preposterous, crazy even. A conspiracy theory, right. It would be downplayed on September 10, 2001, almost a year later. Certainly it would be. Certainly it was. Certainly it will be in the future in some other context or scenario.
That is how humans are.
[Reproduced in full because the internet is going to delete the data eventually, as the original website is down]