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Professor David Salinas Flores, MD: Transhumanism: The Big Fraud – Towards Digital Slavery

–Posted 3/25/2019

This is the shortened form of a longer article published by Dr. David Salinas Flores, MD, Professor of Medicine at the Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Peru in the International Physical Medicine Rehabilitation Journal, J. 2018; 3 (5):381‒392  and sent to this media site for re-publication. Please consult the longer form of this article there now for all references, which will be provided accurately here shortly as well. Copy-edits and sub-headings have been added for clarity and ease of reading in article format, and are not in the original version.

This article is being published with permission of the author, and much gratitude to him for describing these critical matters of ongoing and impending transhumanizing-by-billionaires and permanently digitally and genetically enslaving the rest of humanity–unless stopped by all of us, acting with conscience and urgency-with such insight and clarity. Dr. Flores has published many articles on related subjects, and hopefully more of them will be republished here soon. This one, The Human Connectome Project: American Fraud which discusses brain nanobots in creation of the “connectome” and this one, The nanomafia: nanotechnology’s global network of organized crime, are closely related to this article.

–Ramola D 

Professor David Salinas Flores, MD: Transhumanism: The Big Fraud – Towards Digital Slavery

Transhumanism is promoted according to the World Transhumanism Association as a philosophy that advocates for the use of technology in order to be able to overcome our biological limitations and to transform the human condition.

Transhumanism is an international movement that states that adding technological implants and inserting DNA will improve the human being. This movement is promoted as a benefit to society, as part of the natural evolution of the human being, or an extension of humanization1, and even as a “revolution”.

Transhumanists Aim to Insert Brain Nanobots and DNA in All Human Beings

Transhumanists state that adding technological implants and inserting DNA in human beings will improve their condition; man would leave biological evolution and begin an evolution based on technology; the post-human species would be born.

The essence of Transhumanism is applying the so-called four emerging technologies that include Nanotechnology (N), Biotechnology (B), Information Technologies (I), and Cognitive Sciences (C) in the human being (NBIC). Transhumanists do not only seek to improve health, to eliminate disabilities or to cure diseases but also to produce stronger, faster, more athletic and more intelligent human beings with technology.

For Transhumanists the time has come for human beings to take control of their own evolution, this evolution based on technology will open the doors to create a new species descending from Homo Sapiens. Human beings will be replaced progressively by “trans-humans” (H +) or “post-humans” ( H + +) who will live 500 years.

Probably the main icon of Transhumanism in the media, is Ray Kurzweil. He was working with the Army Science Board in 2006. Kurzweil has been called “the successor and legitimate heir of Thomas Edison” and was also cited by Forbes magazine as “the supreme thinking machine.”

In 1999, President Bill Clinton at a ceremony in the White House gave him the National Medal of Technology, the United States’ highest honor in technology; (other Transhumanists like) Nick Bostrom has been awarded the Professorial Distinction Award of the University of Oxford, Donna Haraway has been awarded by Yale University with the Wilbur Cross Medal — the school’s highest honor — for an alumnus of this university, and Aubrey de Grey is a Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology Professor.

Transhumanists’ affirmations are public and are made with conviction and confidence; that surprising confidence is the most mysterious aspect of their statements since they even lead in expressing dates close to the launching of their implants in human beings massively.

Transhumanism uses a series of advertising cliches, these being the main ones: “innovation,” “evolution,” “excellence,” and “digital citizen,” and different advertising campaigns in which the most promoted intellectuals and businessmen like Elon Musk, Larry Page, and Nobel Prize winners like Mario Vargas Llosa, who promote human robotisation participate.

In spite of the millionaire promotion and support of mass media to Transhumanists and in spite of statedly considering as “philosophy” the science of love of wisdom, they hide the truth, the most important information: The harmful effects of the technological implants in the human being and the method their almost delirious Transhumanists objectives are being developed with.

Harmful Effects Of Technological Implants In The Human Being: Brain Nanobot Implications Include Loss of Mind Control, Autonomy, Privacy, and Identity

Technological implants like brain nanobots might cause losing mind control and thus, the carriers can be controlled by others and lose their autonomy; they can be spied on permanently with the cerebral Internet and can lose their privacy; their memory can be deleted and they can lose their identity. Thus, the humans who carry technological implants can be permanently spied on, mentally controlled, and lose their identity, becoming human slaves at the service of Transnational companies and the economic powers.

An objective analysis reveals that Transhumanism is only an intellectual swindle that leads to digital fascism, a society where a millionaire elite will govern citizens with technological implants, who will be digital slaves at the service of an oligarchy.

Most amazing is that in spite of the unrealistic and almost delirious affirmations of Transhumanists, their theories are promoted and supported at the highest official level in the world and are promoted daily by the Press, and most remarkable is that they practically have no opposition from scientists or intellectuals, who even spread their unrealistic postulates.

It is striking that Transhumanist postulates have been analyzed from different philosophical, sociological and religious points of view, as symbolized by Wikipedia’s summary on Transhumanism, however there is a surprising lack of questioning about the main high point of Transhumanist thought, and that by common sense, should be the first to interrogate Transhumanists on: the method by which they develop their risky and almost delirious Transhumanist projects and the adverse effects of their technological implants.

In relation to the effect of technological implants on the human being, Transhumanists only promote brain nanobots as a benefit to society, Transhumanists do not inform people that the brain microchips and nanobots can be a weapon against the citizen; they would make us lose our mind control, citizens would be controlled by others and thus would lose their autonomy turning us into human robots; they would lose their privacy due to being permanently spied on with the cerebral Internet; they would lose their identity since their memory can be deleted with brain nanobots. Thus, if the citizens are spied, controlled mentally and do not have identity, they would become human slaves at the service of transnational companies and economic powers.

Transhumanists Themselves Baulk at Using the Dangerous Brain Implants They Promote

Probably the best proof of the Transhumanist scam is that none of the Transhumanists use the dangerous brain implants and the technological innovations that they promote. In the massive public lectures they perform, they do not perform the “mind uploading” with the Brain Net, which allows a person’s entire private life to be made public.

Kevin Warmick, a promoter of the cyborgs, says: “I have one goal in my life. I want to be a cyborg …I want to be the world’s first half man half machine.

However, he does not use brain implants either, he says: “I really like my life and there are many possibilities that something goes wrong, both when implanting the chip and when removing it.

Regarding the method they are developing their Transhumanist projects with, almost like science fiction, such as fusing the human brain with that of a machine, this is a mystery.

Criminal Methods, Organized Crime Networks, Deceptive Propaganda Used by Transnational Technology Companies to Conduct Transhumanist Nanobot and Implant Experiments

In recent scientific books, the following is expressed:

Nowadays, human beings using the Intel brain chip voluntarily seem unlikely…it could probably have applications for people like the quadriplegics.

For that reason, for a person to be part of the almost amazing Transhumanist experiments like that of brain fusion so promoted by them, recent research provides evidence that transnational technology companies would be resorting to criminal methods: violence, swindle, extortion or organized crime.

Probably the main swindle is the overestimation of Artificial Intelligence without scientific support, this includes the millionaire promotion of “Singularity,” a term very promoted by Transhumanism; this is defined as the moment when the machines acquire an intelligence superior to the human one and can even govern us. This points to be only an intellectual campaign to intimidate the population and induce it to use the brain implants, as also the recent campaign of “the threat of robots” being “very intelligent” or “super dangerous,” “they will leave us without jobs” or “they will exterminate us.”

The solution for “the threat of robots” is “the technological innovation,” the use of invasive neurotechnology; thus, multimillionaires like Elon Musk promote this solution to “the threat” of the Artificial intelligence as follows:

“Humans will turn into cyborgs or will be irrelevant.”

“Humans shall turn into cyborgs to survive.”

Obviously, these affirmations have no scientific support.

Dangerous Experiments Under Cover of Technological Innovation Likely in Poor Countries like Latin America

It is clear that Transhumanist experimentation with this new technology in humans is high risk; the big transnationals like Google, the main Transhumanist promoter have publicly expressed their refusal to carry out biomedical projects in countries like the United States. Sergey Brin, the co-founder of Google has mentioned in a newspaper: “Generally, health is just so heavily regulated, it’s just a painful business to be in. It’s not necessarily how I want to spend my time. Even though we have some health projects, we’ll be doing it to a certain extent. But I think the regulatory burden in the U.S. is so high, I think it would dissuade a lot of entrepreneurs.”

The newspaper reinforces Google CEO expressions: “The sentiment – disruptive innovation is hampered by sluggish regulations- isn’t new.

Due to the high regulation that protects its citizens in rich countries, these dangerous experiments are probably carried out in poor countries such as those in Latin America.

The transnational technology companies like Google transmit a message in their lectures that reveals an uncontrolled and dehumanized ambition towards technological innovation development in Latin America, probably due to the great economic power and the poor controls that they have.

In the recent meeting of transnational technology companies in Latin America, the following messages are taught as basic lessons for innovators:

“If necessary, cannibalize.”

“Kill something that works to create something that may or may not work.”

The almost amazing Transhumanist experiments like fusing the brain of a human to that of a machine, using bionic eyes, making changes in DNA, using implants in one’s own skeleton, all dangerous experiments that harm or put in danger the health of the experimentation subject, would be developing in Latin Americans at the expense of their health, honor, privacy and in some cases their lives.

Nanomafias: Global Organized Crime Network to Illicitly Develop Transhumanist Projects Using Nanotechnology; Well-Known Billionaires Investing in Neurotech in Latin America Involved

This suspicion is reinforced by recent researches alert to the existence of a global organized crime network to develop illicitly Transhumanist projects using nanotechnology in order to create human weapons, known as “nanomafias,” mainly in Latin America.

For that purpose, citizens would be intoxicated with drinks and foods contaminated with Brain Nanobots or even would be kidnapped to install brain implants in them like the cortical modem or artificial hippocampus without their consent, using hospital surgeries mainly neurosurgery, and the victims who have suffered brain mapping whereby a robot has been constructed with their own brain algorithms would be beheaded to fuse their heads with those of robots created from their brain mapping.

This (already existing) Mafia of transnational technology companies and corrupt governments involves administrators of hospitals, corrupt health unions, rectors, professors, librarians and university students, mafias of Police, prosecutor’s offices, judges, Intelligence services, and especially Press media and its extensive network of journalists who develop an insolent campaign to promote the use of technological implants.

In a general view, the evidence points to the fact that the Transhumanist experimentation network is an interconnected global network, surprisingly organized by the billionaires of the world most promoted by the world Press, such as Carlos Slim, George Soros, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, Bill Gates or Jeff Bezos. Bill Gates, through his foundation, funds projects of neurologists at the Sabogal Hospital in Peru that really develops neuroscientific projects that are camouflage for Transhumanist projects of mental control and cerebral Internet; Jeff Bezos, owner of Amazon Books finances a neuroscience institute in Princeton University, a university with close links in Latin America; Mark Zuckerberg, Carlos Slim, Larry Page, Sergey Brin, and George Soros are suspected of organizing the cerebral Internet in Latin America.

Global Vision of Transhumanism Reveals a Great Swindle: “Supermen/Bionic Men” will Really Be Mandatorily Nanobotized Digitized Human Slaves of Tech Billionaires

Really, a global vision of Transhumanism reveals only a great swindle; Transhumanism does not seek to improve the individual as its promoters affirm but on the contrary, to turn the human being with technological implants into a slave at the service of Transnational companies and the economic powers.

Transhumanists affirm that the human beings who use the technological implants and genetic engineering will be superior men and those who do not use them will be inferior men, according to Transhumanist symbology, the h + and the h-.

For this reason, following their promotion, the rich with their great economic power will be able to buy technological implants and will be more superior and the poor without implants will be more inferior, thus, the social gaps will enlarge between the poor and the rich “the digital gap,” for that reason, the poor shall fight to also get “that advantage” and seek to get those technological implants. However, the truth is totally opposite.

The global Transhumanist mega-project created by the elite that secretly rules the world, grouped in different groups like the Masons, the Council for Foreign relations or the Bilderberg Club, would seek to create a world society with two groups:

An elite of millionaires who will not use brain microchips and nanobots, and who will have access to the video stations to control mentally, spy and enslave the rest of the citizens.

The rest of the society, the promoted “supermen,” “bionic men,” and the “h +,” will be human robots who will mandatorily use nanobots and cerebral microchips, devices that will be promoted as a compulsory requirement to get a job 9 in a very near future; really the h + will be the new slaves. In synthesis, reality is that h + will be the lower ones and the h – will be the superiors. The new slavery will be human robotisation promoted by Transhumanism, and the brain nanobots and chips will be the new chains and shackles.

In simple terms:

Transhumanism only seeks to achieve human slaves for the millionaires who rule the world.

Conclusions

The fact of hiding the adverse effects of technological implants by Transhumanists, the non-use by Transhumanists of the brain implants that they promote, the billionaire promotion and financing of Transhumanism by the economic powers and transnationals of technology and the illicit human experimentation that is suspected to be the real secret method of these Transhumanist projects reveals that Transhumanism is a swindle, in order to lead us towards Digital Slavery and towards a fascist society where an elite will enslave digitally the rest of the citizens with technological implants.

REFERENCE:

Salinas D. Transhumanism: the big fraud-towards digital slavery. Int Phys Med Rehab J. 2018; 3 (5):381‒392 

Global Freedom Movement: Misconceptions Of Democracy: How And Why Government No Longer Serves The People With Nicole Paul

Re-posted from Global Freedom Movement Media/Australia, with thanks for this wonderful video –(video link below). Thanks also to Jean from Co-creating our Future on Planet Earth and her readers for posting this link recently. This is a terrific conversation between Brendan Murphy and Aimee Devlin of Global Freedom Movement Media with Nicole Paul, an attorney (a Barrister) from Australia, who offers incredibly clear insight into how our legal and government systems are set up to work, how they don’t work for people anymore, how a secret global control agenda is unfortunately at work, and how ways to change this system that is stacked against us inevitably involve stepping away from it, shifting the energetic paradigm. They offer this video free but request donations at their website.

From Global Freedom Movement Media:

Our interviews with Nicole Paul will be among the most important GFM Media will do. Why? Not merely because she brings a wealth of specialised expert knowledge to the table (as many of our other guests have), but because with Nicole, we are about to begin unveiling what may be just about our last hope if we are to stop the rampantly spreading tyranny around the globe and employ a realistic workable solution.

So, who is Nicole Paul?

Nicole was employed as a solicitor at the Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) between July 2001 and June 2010. For eight of those years Nicole was attached to the Special Crime Unit. She held security clearance.

In July 2010 Nicole resigned from the Office of Director of Public Prosecutions (NSW) to complete the Bar Practice Course at the Queensland University of Technology. Nicole was admitted to practice at the Queensland Bar in August 2010. She practiced law as a Barrister in Queensland and New South Wales.

Nicole also trained in ancient mystery school teachings and was a member of an international mastermind that was focused on the creation of structures and businesses that can re-pattern collective consciousness.

In June 2005 she founded Golden Age Paradigm which is an event production company that will be holding events around the world to gather together thought leaders who can assist people to shift into a new paradigm of thinking.

This unique background and insider knowledge of the legal system and government places Nicole well to effectively strategise solutions that are workable and acknowledge the realities of the situation we face.

In this publicly broadcast episode – the first of several we will be airing with Nicole (though not all will be public domain access-for-all) – she will discuss:

  • Why virtually all popular ‘solutions’ are NOT going to solve anything; Nicole breaks them down one by one. (For example: in the USA impeachment is a pointless exercise, direct confrontation/revolt against government, the futility of voting Left instead of Right, why petitions and letters to politicians don’t work, and more)
  • How and why the system of government cannot be self-corrected
  • (why we need a cunning external intervention that ‘they’ won’t anticipate)
  • How the fox has taken over the henhouse
  • How there is currently no established way out of our predicament with things as they are
  • The Biosecurity Act and imminent mandatory vaccination
  • What is the new world order?

 

  • TPP and how this will work
  • TPP-type legislations and what has happened in Canada a.k.a. corporate oligarchy masked as ‘free trade’
  • The UN agenda translated
  • How the global agenda is really all about keeping us energetically suppressed and unconscious
  • Current police state implementation

This episode of GFM Media with Nicole Paul is essential study and preparation for an effective intervention strategy to be disclosed in non-public domain discussions. Spread it far and wide if you value what tattered shreds are left of true freedom and unadulterated truth.

From their About page:

The world is undergoing an unprecedented and divine transformation as we, the inhabitants of Earth, wake up to the universal truth of connection and love that bind us at our very core. Consciousness has no colour, creed, boundaries, or enemies.

The time has come for the forces of suppression, domination, and ignorance which have clouded our realisation of true oneness, to be transcended. The time of disconnection has ended; now we choose to enter the era of love together, and birth the long foretold Golden Age of a conscious humanity.

Global Freedom Movement (GFM) is a collective of beings sharing the vision and mission of the manifestation of heaven on earth and beyond. GFM is here as an educational and activist portal to facilitate the global awakening to the reality of who we are, and to create a planet on which our collective values reflect that enhanced awareness of reality/truth.

Our policy is to promote substance over style, and provide access to depth and quality of information, rather than merely regurgitate the fluffy clichés that pervade the alternative media and “spiritual” sites. GFM writers are awakened hard hitters who take no prisoners and make no apologies for calling a spade a “bloody shovel.”

Though we are solution-based, political correctness is not our friend; we expose all forms of frauds and lies, whether they are popular in the mass mind and loudly publicly endorsed, or insidious and well concealed. One by one, we pluck deceptions and cover-ups from the proverbial house of cards, and replace them with truth bombs. We acknowledge that half the “battle” is dismantling illusions because falsity is not an ally in creating a peaceful world anchored in truth and reverence for the real.

We invite you to join us in breaking the rusty chains of conditioned thought and acceptable opinion, and engaging in an informed, lawful, compassionate rebellion, as we co-create the kind of planet we can be proud to bring future generations into!

If you are still reading this and starting to feel at home, then you ARE the GFM!

Please visit their About page to learn more about Brendan Murphy and Aimee Devlin. Explore their website and videos here.

Doreen Agostino, Our Greater Destiny/Before Voting Pls Read: Next Elections Every Vote SEALS The FATE of Humanity

Thank you so much for this post. Re-blogging on The Everyday Concerned Citizen.

For further background, please also click on the links in this post below to earlier posts on Psyops dumbing humanity down–via government-approved GMOs, flouride, aspartame, chem trails, toxic coal fly ash, vaccines, fiat money, the TPP–and how a vote becomes consent to all this; and on fascism now wearing the guise of democracy, as discussed in John W. Whitehead‘s “They Live, We Sleep: Dictatorship Disguised as Democracy.”

John Whitehead: 10 Principles for Escaping the Matrix and Standing Up To Tyranny

Re-posted from Activist Post:

Sunday, June 28, 2015

10 Principles for Escaping the Matrix and Standing Up to Tyranny

By John W. Whitehead

Until they become conscious, they will never rebel, and until after they have rebelled, they cannot become conscious.— George Orwell

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

It’s a shell game intended to keep us focused on and distracted by all of the politically expedient things that are being said—about militarized police, surveillance, and government corruption—while the government continues to frogmarch us down the road toward outright tyranny.

Unarmed citizens are still getting shot by militarized police trained to view them as the enemy and treated as if we have no rights. Despite President Obama’s warning that the nation needs to do some “soul searching” about issues such as race, poverty and the strained relationship between law enforcement and the minority communities they serve, police killings and racial tensions are at an all-time high. Just recently, in Texas, a white police officer was suspended after video footage showed him “manhandling, arresting and drawing his gun on a group of black children outside a pool party.”

Americans’ private communications and data are still being sucked up by government spy agencies. The USA Freedom Act was just a placebo pill intended to make us feel better without bringing about any real change. As Bill Blunden, a cybersecurity researcher and surveillance critic, points out, “The theater we’ve just witnessed allows decision makers to boast to their constituents about reforming mass surveillance while spies understand that what’s actually transpired is hardly major change.”

Taxpayer dollars are still being squandered on roads to nowhere, endless wars that do not make us safer, and bloated government agencies that should have been shut down long ago. A good example is the Transportation Security Administration, which, despite its $7 billion annual budget, has shown itself to be bumbling and ineffective.

And military drills are still being carried out on American soil under the pretext of training soldiers for urban warfare overseas. Southeastern Michigan, the site of one of the many military training drills taking place across the country this summer, has had Black Hawk helicopters buzzing its skies and soldiers dressed for combat doing night combat drills in abandoned buildings around the state.

In other words, freedom, or what’s left of it, is being threatened from every direction. The threats are of many kinds: political, cultural, educational, media, and psychological. However, as history shows us, freedom is not, on the whole, wrested from a citizenry. It is all too often given over voluntarily and for such a cheap price: safety, security, bread, and circuses.

This is part and parcel of the propaganda churned out by the government machine. That said, what we face today—mind manipulation and systemic violence—is not new. What is different are the techniques used and the large-scale control of mass humanity, coercive police tactics and pervasive surveillance. As we have seen with the erection of the electronic concentration camp, there is virtually no escaping the invisible prison surrounding us. Once upon a time, one could run and hide or duck into a cave, but that is no longer feasible as caves are quite scarce, and those running the camp have their eyes watching everything.

Moreover, we are presented with the illusion that we act of our own volition when most of the time we are being watched, prodded, and controlled. “The nature of psychological compulsion is such that those who act under constraint remain under the impression that they are acting on their own initiative,” Aldous Huxley stated. “The victim of mind-manipulation does not know that he is a victim. To him, the walls of his prison are invisible.”

In fact, with the merger of the Internet and the corporate state, unless you are alert and aware, it will be increasingly difficult to discern the difference between freedom and enslavement. With the methods of mind manipulation available to the corporate state, the very nature of democratic government has been changed. Again, as Aldous Huxley writes:

[T]he quaint old forms—elections, parliaments, Supreme Courts and all the rest will remain. The underlying substance will be a new kind of nonviolent totalitarianism. All the traditional names, all the hallowed slogans will remain exactly what they were in the good old days. Democracy and freedom will be the theme of every broadcast and editorial . . . Meanwhile the ruling oligarchy and its highly trained elite of soldiers, policemen, thought-manufacturers and mind-manipulators will quietly run the show as they see fit.

To many, the situation seems hopeless. But is it?

From the day you’re born until the day you die, the choices you exercise are very limited. You don’t choose to be born or choose what sex you are or who your parents are or where you live. When you are a child, you are told what to do, and when you enter school, you sit plastered to a desk and are taught what others demand you should know. Yes, the indoctrinating process begins on day one.

Then there are the rules, the endless rules. If you say the wrong word, write the wrong story or wear the wrong clothes, you can get thrown out of school or even arrested. You live where you are told and eat what others think you should eat. As you grow older, this list expands into employment, marriage and so on. In other words, your so-called reality is socially constructed. It is predetermined for you, and if you step out of line and disagree with what the current society deems proper, you will be ostracized. If you speak your mind to the governing authorities, you might find yourself behind bars.

The point is that in order to develop a compliant citizenry, people must be forced to live in a mental matrix of words, ideas, ideologies, and teachings that are designed to make us conform. “As the Matrix in the movie was used to facilitate the exploitation of humans,” writes author Henry H. Lindner, “so the current ideological Matrix was created for, and serves to exploit us, turning us into unthinking workers and consumers—slaves of the ruling elite who themselves are trapped in the Matrix.” In fact, “few of us are able to escape the Matrix. We do not even know it exists.”

For there to be any hope of real change, you’ll have to change how you think about yourself, your fellow human beings, freedom, society, and the government. This means freeing your mind, realizing the truth, and unlearning all the myths you have been indoctrinated with since the day you were able to comprehend language.

The following principles, taken from my new book Battlefield America: The War on the American People, may help any budding freedom fighters in the struggle to liberate themselves and our society.

First, we must come to grips with the reality that the present system does not foster freedom. It denies freedom and must be altered. “Our authoritarian system is based on cruelty and control—it increasingly drives natural love and feelings from our society and produces violence and greed,” Lindner recognizes. “Our society is deteriorating morally and intellectually. This system cannot be reformed.”

To start with, we must recognize that the government’s primary purpose is maintaining power and control. It’s an oligarchy composed of corporate giants wedded to government officials who benefit from the relationship. In other words, it is motivated by greed and exists to perpetuate itself. As George Orwell writes:

We know that no one ever seizes power with the intention of relinquishing it. Power is not a means; it is an end. One does not establish a dictatorship in order to safeguard a revolution; one makes a revolution in order to establish a dictatorship. . . .. The object of power is power.

Second, voting is practically worthless. “In principle, it is a great privilege,” Aldous Huxley recognized. “In practice, as recent history has repeatedly shown, the right to vote, by itself, is no guarantee of liberty.”

We live in a secretive surveillance state that has virtually no accountability, transparency, or checks and balances of any kind. As Jordan Michael Smith, writing for the Boston Globe, concludes about the American government:

There’s the one we elect, and then there’s the one behind it, steering huge swaths of policy almost unchecked. Elected officials end up serving as mere cover for the real decisions made by the bureaucracy.

How many times have the various politicians, when running for office, lied about all they were going to do to bring hope and change to America? Once they get elected, what do they do? They do whatever the corporate powers want. Yes, the old boss is the same as the new boss. The maxim: power follows money.

Moreover, voting is a way to keep the citizenry pacified. However, many Americans intuitively recognize that something is wrong with the way the electoral process works and have withdrawn from the process. That’s why the government places so much emphasis on the reassurance ritual of voting. It provides the illusion of participation.

Third, question everything. Don’t assume anything government does is for the good of the citizenry. Again, that is not the purpose of modern government. It exists to perpetuate a regime. Remember the words of James Madison, considered the father of the U.S. Constitution: “All men having power ought to be distrusted to a certain degree.” Power corrupts. And as the maxim goes, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Fourth, materialism is a death knell to freedom. While it may be true that Americans are better off than citizens of other nations—we have jobs, food, entertainment, shopping malls, etc.—these are the trappings meant to anesthetize and distract us.

Like the dodo, any “bird that has learned how to grub up a good living without being compelled to use its wings will soon renounce the privilege of flight and remain forever grounded,” Huxley warned. “Same thing is true of human beings. If bread is supplied regularly and capaciously three times a day, many of them will be perfectly content to live by bread alone—or at least by bread and circuses alone.” Free as a bird, some say, but only if you’re willing to free your mind and sacrifice all for a dangerous concept—freedom.

In other words, the hope is that the cry of “‘give me television and hamburgers, but don’t bother me with the responsibilities of liberty,’ may give place, under altered circumstances, to the cry of ‘give me liberty or give me death.’” This is indeed dangerous freedom.

Fifth, there is little hope for any true resistance if you are mindlessly connected to the electronic concentration camp. Remember, what you’re being electronically fed by those in power is meant to pacify, distract, and control you. You can avoid mind manipulations to a large degree by greatly limiting your reliance on electronic devices—cell phones, laptops, televisions, and so on.

Sixth, an armed revolt will not work. Although we may have returned to a 1776 situation where we need to take drastic actions to restore freedom, this is not colonial America with its muskets and people’s armies. Local police departments have enough militarized firepower to do away with even a large-scale armed revolt. Even attempting to repel a SWAT team raid on your home is futile. You’ll get blown away.

Seventh, be wise and realize that there is power in numbers. Networks, coalitions, and movements can accomplish much—especially if their objectives are focused and practical—and they are very much feared by government authorities. That’s why the government is armed to the teeth and prepared to put down even small nonviolent protests.

Eighth, act locally but think nationally. The greatest impact can be had at local governing bodies such as city councils. Join together with friends and neighbors and start a Civil Liberties Oversight Committee. Regularly attend council meetings and demand that government corruption be brought under control and that police activities be brought under the scrutiny of local governing bodies and, thus, the citizenry.

In Albuquerque, New Mexico, for example, police were involved in 39 shootings dating back to 2010. After a 2014 police shooting of an unarmed homeless man camped out in a public park, residents engaged in nonviolent acts of civil disobedience to disrupt the normal functioning of the city government and demand that the police department be brought under control. Community activists actually went so far as to storm a city council meeting and announce that they would be performing a citizens’ arrest of the police chief, charging him with “harboring fugitives from justice at the Albuquerque police department” and “crimes against humanity.”

In Davis County, California, in August 2014, after a public uproar over the growing militarization of local police, council members ordered the police to find a way of getting rid of the department’s newly acquired MRAP tank. One man at the council meeting was quoted as saying: “I would like to say I do not suggest you take this vehicle and send it out of Davis, I demand it.”

Ninth, local towns, cities and states can nullify or say “no” to federal laws that violate the rights and freedoms of the citizenry. In fact, several states have passed laws stating that they will not comply with the National Defense Authorization Act which allows for the military to indefinitely detain (imprison) American citizens. Again, when and if you see such federal laws passed, gather your coalition of citizens and demand that your local town council nullify such laws. If enough towns and cities across the country would speak truth to power in this way, we might see some positive movement from the federal governmental machine.

Tenth, understand what freedom is all about. “Who were the first persons to get the unusual idea that being free was not only a value to be cherished but the most important thing that someone can possess?” asks Professor Orlando Patterson. “The answer in a word: slaves.”

Freedom arose from the hearts and minds of those who realized that they were slaves. It became a primary passion of those who were victims of slavery.

Some Americans are beginning to realize that they are slaves and that if they don’t act soon, they will find themselves imprisoned in the electronic concentration camp indefinitely. Mind you, there may not be any chains hanging from the dungeon walls, but it is a prison nonetheless, and we are, without a doubt, inmates serving life sentences.

Constitutional attorney and author John W. Whitehead is founder and president of The Rutherford Institute, where this article first appeared. He is the author of A Government of Wolves: The Emerging American Police State and The Change Manifesto.