The new Zeitgeist

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Submitted by Richard Goode on Sun, 2012-12-16 04:28

Here is the formal statement I gave to Federal Police on 16 June 2012:

On a trip to visit family in Seoul in April, I was approached by a man and a woman who claimed to be North Korean defectors. They presented me with a DVD that recently came into their possession and asked me to translate it. They also asked me to post the completed film on the Internet so that it could reach a worldwide audience. I believed what I was told and an agreement was made to protect their identities (and mine).

Despite my concerns about what I was viewing when I returned home, I proceeded to translate and post the film on You Tube because of the film's extraordinary content. I have now made public my belief that this film was never intended for a domestic audience in the DPRK. Instead, I believe that these people, who presented themselves as 'defectors' specifically targeted me because of my reputation as a translator and interpreter.

Furthermore, I now believe these people work for the DPRK. The fact that I have continued to translate and post the film in spite of this belief does not make me complicit in their intention to spread their ideology. I chose to keep posting this film because - regardless of who made it - I believe people should see it because of the issues it raises and I stand by my right to post it for people to share and discuss freely with each other.


I have translated this film, laid in the English voice over and subtitles, and on legal advice have blurred the identity of the presenter and/or blacked out certain elements.

0:00 Introduction
6:54 Creating Ideas & Illusions
16:48 Fear
19:35 Religion
25:00 Beware the 1%
28:10 Emulating Psychosis
31:21 Rewriting History
41:15 The Birth of Propaganda
45:49 Cover Ups and Omissions
54:10 Complicity
58:05 Censorship
1:01:50 International Diplomacy
1:06:14 Television
1:08:11 Advertising
1:14:36 The Cult of Celebrity
1:22:34 Distraction
1:28:01 Terrorism
1:35:00 The Revolution Starts Now

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the West as a culture of death, violence and destruction

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Following their divorce, Lanza lived at his mother's colonial-style mansion, where he had two of the house's four bedrooms – one for himself and the other for the computer where he played violent video games.

See 1:22:34 onwards.

trained monkey collaborators of death

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There's something for everyone in "Propaganda".

Speaking of propaganda...

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I am currently reading "Four Arguments for the Elimination of Television". Jerry Mander states that television is pernicious to both democratic ideals and individuals. Pretty convincing so far.

Also, "Propaganda" by Bernays pretty much lays out what the PR industry does. And this is, of course, tied in with television.

God it's sickening.


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Just what I needed to put me in the christmas spirit!

Pretty scary.

Even more scary?  The bulk of people do not have a brain left to see what is wrong with it.  Some may even be swayed by it.  I wonder if Obama would be saying "mee tooo!"

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