|The picture headlining an article by Jesse A Myerson, appearing in the January 3, 2014 online edition of Rolling Stone Magazine, entitled, Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For.|
|This provides a perfect example of "brainwashing" and why Rolling Stone is the outlet to do it: image. Rolling Stone produced its first magazine in 1967, so it's 47 years old, the age of many Millennials' parents, or older, but they don't think of it that way: the magazine still has a "rebel" image to it, thanks to its espousal of young talent (note Jay-Z and Robine Thicke on the cover page in the left column) and liberal topics (the "arctic ice melt" rather than what UK papers are running, More Ice In Arctic Than Ever Before!; if you keep repeating a lie long enough, Hitler told the world, soon, everyone will have to believe it,...). Those are easy to identify; note, if you will, under Robin Thicke's name, the sub-text: "Pretty Fly For A White Guy." That's another good reason why Rolling Stone is a great liberal platform: the demonization of whites, especially white men, as we see in The Heat (Melissa McCarthy, Sandra Bullock). It's not a "fame" issue with young people that draws them to "news" sources like Rolling Stone, rather, it's the image that they want to do good and be perceived as being intellectual (which is different than being perceived as intelligent; when one thinks of themselves as being intellectual, they are in a position to dismiss anyone they deem "not intellectual," so they get out of accounting for their beliefs, rather than researching and debating their beliefs, which is intelligent). Young people do want to do good: they are very conscious about making sacrifices for a greater good (like driving less luxurious cars for the environment, or even not driving at all); but we have to ask, have they been led astray by teachers who have lied to them about the history of the last hundred years and exactly who and what was responsible for all the deaths and destructive wars? Rolling Stone cannot deny it is intentionally leading their audience into a vortex of socialist self-destruction.|
It's a new year, but one thing hasn't changed: The economy still blows. Five years after Wall Street crashed, America's banker-gamblers have only gotten richer, while huge swaths of the country are still drowning in personal debt, tens of millions of Americans remain unemployed– and the new jobs being created are largely low-wage, sub-contracted, part-time grunt work. Millennials have been especially hard-hit by the downturn, which is probably why so many people in this generation (like myself) regard capitalism with a level of suspicion that would have been unthinkable a decade ago. But that egalitarian impulse isn't often accompanied by concrete proposals about how to get out of this catastrophe.
The opening lines would be what a fed-up patriot would say about Obama's policies: but this author is on the far-left. This article intentionally ignores that Obama has been the one in office for the last five years, and it's his policies that have hurt Millennials so much and that is the very group he credits with having carried him into the White House twice. These are not my interpretations or symbols at work, this is directly from the horse's mouth, capitalism is hurting Millennials even though we haven't had any actual capitalism at work in this country in at least five years. What we see in this article is the blatant Kronos-complex.
|Saturn (Kronos) Devouring His Son by Francisco Goya, 1819-23. Why is Kronos a fitting image of socialism? Socialism is always born of revolution (like Kronos who overthrew his father) and that it becomes fiercely jealous of the possibility of itself being overthrown (Kronos eating all his children so they couldn't do to him what he did to his father). Socialism always says it favors the workers and the poor, but it brutally uses the workers and poor for their own power-hungry ends then enslaves the poor even worse than before and no one has any chance of breaking free but through a revolution just as bloody as the one socialism brought with it. So, in two ways, socialism eats "its own children" just like the barbaric god: first, it embraces the poor and working class--just like the article above embracing Millennials--and then throws them under the bus, sacrificing them for an powerful elite at the very top who live like royalty while everyone else slaves away paying exorbitant taxes to support them and receives hardly any of the government assistance they were promised; I won't even go into detail about the revolutionaries who support socialism and then are executed by their "brothers in arms" because they have become popular and pose a threat to the power-hungry elite (Leon Trotsky, for example, the 220,000 people killed around 1921 who were "undesirable" to the party and then the Great Purge and all those shipped off to Siberia or just killed in KGB prisons, or Gang of 4, etc). The second way is the future generations who protest: during the Cold War, it was always "student uprisings" and student protests who sought to overthrow the oppressive socialist regimes with freedom and capitalism; those revolts/uprisings/protests/demonstrations were always put down, because the establishment wasn't going to give up power, just like old Kronos/Saturn not wanting to give up power to his children.|
|Just one of several times Obama has been on their cover.|
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