As I watch the gathering force of the #Occupy and Liberation of the People movements worldwide, I've been considering the impact of power in human life. Lincold talked about how you could test a man's character by giving him power, and we can all use that to slag the visible power brokers that stalk the halls of power. These are the front men and women, the mouthpieces for the New World Order.
But I have been reflecting on how to bring the light to bear on the power behind the throne - for this is certainly the most urgent need.
Eisenhower warned us about the acquisition of unwarranted influence by the military-industrial complex back in the '50s, and this was prescient. But many other of the more ethical front men in history have warned us about a scarier and more dangerous power - financial control by the private banks.
In fact, Rothschild, perhaps the biggest financial manipulator of them all, once clarified it for us: "Give me control of a nation's money and I care not who makes its laws," he said. Chilling stuff for any who understand Norberto Keppe's analysis of the pathology of power.
Liberating ourselves from socio-economic power, today on Thinking with Somebody Else's Head.
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