This is 2020 and our society is more utilitarian than ever. But it’s increasingly a culture without heritage, locked into an ouroboros sham stability that’s twisted to funnel wealth upward as nation-sized corporations destroy the planet’s future. And yet our society is called democratic; so long as the turkeys keep voting for Christmas…
Big capital ‘survival of the fittest’ mentality weeds out the exceptional upwardly mobile from the proletariat and what better demonstration of this cynical Darwinian principle than millions of freeborn turkeys voting for Christmas. Who’s to say it isn’t “right” for a country if that’s the outcome? Brexit’s EXIT DAY will mark the final scene of this Act in the Dramatis Britannia one way or another. Parliamentary majority will define what comes after. It won’t be pretty if the wrecking ball is given unregulated, unlimited power to swing.
On 12th December 2019 the United Kingdom goes to the polls in the most divisive, fucked up election in living memory. Whether the voters know it or not, the stakes are enormous. Similarly high stakes play out in the United States in November 2020.
Will the UK (and the USA, in 2020) have woken up to the existential threats to their long-term future or has big capital already conditioned the people of these great nations into turkeys voting for Christmas?
For us human beings, born primate, bred storyteller, we are terribly mismatched with our technological future. Here’s a 60 second definition of the fundamental science versus story contradiction.
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Number 10 will use October’s shenanigans to fight the GE under conditions most favourable to the Conservatives winning an absolute majority. That done, Boris will have secured a 5 year mandate and ended Parliament’s obstruction subsequent govt deals. Boris will be able to impose Brexit. Meantime, using the authority of parliamentary majority, he’ll deregulate the UK for big capital to carve up. Brexit will sign off on the UK’s future.
And Boris will be the PM who got Brexit done. The carve-up, like austerity, will be paid for by the voters. That part won’t be publicized. Indeed, everything else is misdirection to serve these ends.