The monster is here.
Ancient Greece in the 7th Century BC was a time of myth, magic, and monsters.
It’s this time in human history that one of the oldest surviving works of literature comes from—the Iliad. Written by Homer, the poem details an epic struggle between several of the Greek kingdoms and their leaders during the Trojan War. From this work of art, we learned the names of heroes, villains, and maidens like Achilles, Hector, Agamemnon, and Helen of Troy, as well as the once-fabled city of Troy itself.
While much of the Iliad centres around the stories of men, it is interwoven as well with fantastical threads of gods, and beasts. To be more specific, it details the first ever mention of a mythical fiend that Homer wrote came from the Greek realm of Lycia.
He called the beast the Chímaira; a monstrous creature that belched fire from its maw, and was comprised of the foreparts of a lion, the midsection and additional head of a goat, and a tail ending in the vicious head of a serpent. It was purported to be an animal of the gods, “of divine stock not of men”, and “…a thing of immortal make”, which counted the mythical Cerberus and Hydra amongst its siblings.
It may have arisen from the words of an ancient poem, but did the chimera really exist?
I’m not suggesting Homer wrote the Chimera as if it were grounded in reality. However, it’s important to remember that we once believed the city of Troy was nothing more than a myth that appeared in the writings of the Iliad. That is, until it was rediscovered in 1870 by German businessman Heinrich Schliemann, in the very location Homer had described it; resting East of the Aegean Sea in modem-day Anatolia, Turkey.
However, a multi-headed beast that will be the bane of men is in a way arising from myth today. A chimera designed to make you a less-free human being.
Let me give you some examples.
We all know that in China, a money-restricting social credit system has existed for years now. One that gives citizens guidelines for what they can and cannot say online, and suggests “right” actions people can take, that will result in either negative or positive effects in the real world. Effects that can include someone being limited by their government from being able to buy plane or train tickets, purchasing luxury goods, or even removing their ability to apply for a passport.
For years, people like myself have been fearful of similar systems being enacted in the West. But despite detractors branding us as crazy conspiracy theorists, the early warning signs of it becoming so have already started worming their way into our societies.
In December, the city of Wolverhampton in the UK announced it would be piloting a new app that rewards residents for taking part in “healthy behaviours”. These health-positive behaviours would be decided by the same UK government that forced its people indoors and to practice social distancing during the global health pandemic, while its leaders hosted booze-fuelled parties with no such restrictions placed upon them.
And in the Italian city of Bologna, a new app that bears a “striking resemblance” to China’s social credit score system is already undergoing testing, that will reward people for “virtuous conduct” like not getting parking tickets, using public transport, and limiting energy use. In other words, socially engineering the behaviours that the government wants people to emulate, even if those behaviours are not illegal.
They call it progress. I call it a slippery slope to total governmental control.
Even in the US—China’s biggest detractor on the world stage and the self-confessed “Land of the Free”—moves are being made to limit the freedom of speech, information, and expression of people.
Last year, the Federal Disinformation Governance Board was created to combat “misinformation”. When the government received an insane amount of pushback by concerned citizens who rightly believed this was an infringement on their fundamental rights of freedom of speech and access to information, the DHS stated they were putting a “pause” on the program. But not necessarily because they had overstepped a line, but because the former head of the program Nina Jankowicz had become the target of personal attacks and online bullying. Branding it as they usually do as the work of “far-right” extremists, instead of what it really was: the work of millions of people who could see their rights beginning to crumble at the hands of a government that was seeing how far it could push new authoritarian measures.
Another one of the heads of the “Chimera of Control” being implemented today, is that which that revolves around the global green movement.
Recently, the head of the Canadian Alibaba Group spoke about how they’re developing a tool for tracking the individual carbon output of normal people. It would look at where and how someone travels, what a person eats, and even the items a person buys in their daily life and ranks them on it. And potentially via a social credit system, would then limit a person’s buying choices or fine them if they go over their limit.
But as pointed out by science journalist Dr. Simon Goddek, these limits imposed by personal carbon scores would likely not be levied upon private or corporate jets, yachts, or homes over a certain size. In other words, the wealthiest 1% of people and entities on the planet that account for more carbon usage than the bottom 50% would be able to continue to keep on doing what they do as usual, with no repercussions.
And the World Economic Forum each year hosts its annual meeting in Davos, with most of our planet’s most prominent leaders in attendance. A meeting where they discuss how we should all travel less, lower our carbon footprint, and eat bugs to save the environment, while at the same time, most of its attendees fly to the event in private jets (an estimated 1,500 per year), and when there they dine on beef, lobster, and oysters flown in from just about every corner of the globe.
They proselytise that we must change our habits for the good of the planet, while showing no evidence they’re willing to do the same.
This chimera is being created as we speak, and the evidence is all around us.
However, whenever these stories are challenged by us—for example, the story of new proposed “15-minute cities” around the world that some are concerned will limit our freedom of movement—any hesitancy by people like me and you to adopt these narratives are immediately responded to with the view that we’re just crazy “conspiracy theorists”. Exactly the same way that people who suggested COVID escaped from a lab in China were branded two years ago (some who were permanently removed from social media), only for that exact story to be now confirmed by the US Energy Department just a few days ago as the most likely explanation for the start of the pandemic.
Make no mistake: moves are being made right now to limit your personal freedom, your freedom of movement, and your freedom of choice. Moves that will target your finances, your ability to earn, and your ability to spend your money the way you see fit.
Since starting this newsletter, my big focus has been on personal freedom. But the centrepiece of that is always getting your financial house in order.
Growing an independent income that you have full control of. Creating investments that pay you regardless of what is happening in our world. And having the financial means to be able to move to the city, state, or country you choose to live in, to acquire new passports and residencies, or simply to go somewhere else you can experience more freedom.
I know some of you reading this have already taken action towards making this happen. I receive emails almost every day from people who express how being aware of what’s going on in the world around us was the catalyst that caused them to make significant changes in their lives for the freedom and future security of themselves, and their families.
But if you haven’t yet, the stories I’ve written above, and the ones in previous newsletters, have been designed in a way for you to be fearful of what’s coming. Because fear is a great motivator, and the fear of your rights being eroded is one I’ve personally found motivates me beyond almost all else. In fact, it’s the very thing that caused me to start writing here in the first place—a newsletter that’s now grown close to 80,000 people.
But just know that beyond the fear, there is always hope.
Hope you can go somewhere in the world that allows you to live a freer existence. Hope that if a kid like me who grew up in the Australian bush with no power, no internet, and rainwater tanks can change his lot in life to become a globetrotting internet entrepreneur who is almost completely free, that you can too.
You’ve just got to take some action and do something about it.
Be free. Stay free. And know that together, we can fight this chimera and win.
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"a kid like me who grew up in the Australian bush with no power, no internet, and rainwater tanks"
Sounds like the perfect strategy to escape the global control bid... Just saying.
If they restrict our ability to fly (again) how will we get to any of the countries we've acquired passports for? So then that means we have to pick ONE place to live - we have to make a calculated guess as to which place will fight the hardest.
Plus, it seems logical that the further you are from cities, and off-grid, self-sustaining, the less leverage the govt will have on you. There are 3 necessities for life: food, shelter, water. If you can provide these 3 from your own land (that is protected in a Private Foundation so cannot be taken from you - because this is the vehicle all the big boys use for their land, so highest chance of being exempt from 'owning nothing') then you cannot be coerced into any digital control system for your basic survival.
I don't think a good resistance plan should hinge on mobility. That's already been taken and withheld for years. Even if you had your own plane and your own landing strip on your lands... how are you going to get permission to fly? Coercion could still exist to enter air space (no vax/microchip - no air space).