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3At 2:50 pm, more than half the runners were through. 3At 2:50 pm, more than half the runners were through.
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7[Explosion] The first bomb explodes. 7[Explosion] The first bomb explodes.
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11Breaking news from Canada. Police say 11Breaking news from Canada. Police say
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15they've broken up an Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist attack 15they've broken up an Al-Qaeda-linked terrorist attack
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19that was aimed to disrupt a major North American transportation route. 19that was aimed to disrupt a major North American transportation route.
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23A sharp new warning of all-out war. 23A sharp new warning of all-out war.
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27For the first time, the mysterious and secretive nation 27For the first time, the mysterious and secretive nation
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31has threatened a preemptive nuclear strike against the US. 31has threatened a preemptive nuclear strike against the US.
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35In Europe, Spain is also feeling the economic pinch. 35In Europe, Spain is also feeling the economic pinch.
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39One in four are now currently unemployed in that country, 39One in four are now currently unemployed in that country,
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43and the EU expects that number to climb even higher. 43and the EU expects that number to climb even higher.
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47China and neighboring countries are mobilizing resources 47China and neighboring countries are mobilizing resources
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51to fight off a new strain of bird flu. 51to fight off a new strain of bird flu.
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55Hospitals in a race against time to contain nightmare super bacteria 55Hospitals in a race against time to contain nightmare super bacteria
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59before it spreads from the hospital out into the world. 59before it spreads from the hospital out into the world.
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63Geez, you scared me! 63Jesus, you scared me!
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67But hey I guess that's OK, right? 67But hey, I guess that's OK, right?
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71If you watch the news these days, 71If you watch the news these days,
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75there seems to be a lot to be concerned about. 75there seems to be a lot to be concerned about.
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79Nuclear war, terrorism, mass shootings, city bombings, 79Nuclear war, terrorism, mass shootings, city bombings,
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83corporate fraud, bird flu, bank failures, unemployment, 83corporate fraud, bird flu, bank failures, unemployment,
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87contamination, gangs, general crime 87contamination, gangs, general crime
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91and depending on your temperament and conditioning, 91and depending on your temperament and conditioning,
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95perhaps you've already armed yourself to the teeth 95perhaps you've already armed yourself to the teeth
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99and are watching this show from an underground bunker somewhere 99and are watching this show from an underground bunker somewhere
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103waiting for the end of civilization itself. 103waiting for the end of civilization itself.
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107Whatever the concern, the idea of protection or security from such woes 107Whatever the concern, the idea of protection or security from such woes
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111are ever-pervasive today. 111are ever-pervasive today.
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115Prisons, police, insurance, warranties, protection agencies, 115Prisons, police, insurance, warranties, protection agencies,
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119military and domestic armament, airport groping, government surveillance, etc. 119military and domestic armament, airport groping, government surveillance, etc.
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123reveal a culture of fear, if you will, on many levels. 123reveal a culture of fear, if you will, on many levels,
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127Not to mention that the modern trends 127not to mention that the modern trends
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131of such security risks are certainly fascinating. 131of such security risks are certainly fascinating.
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135For example, before the 1980s, the thought of someone 135For example, before the 1980s, the thought of someone
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139going into their workplace and wiping out a couple of people 139going into their workplace and wiping out a couple of people
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143was a relatively remote concept. 143was a relatively remote concept.
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147Today, we repeatedly see these acts of seemingly random violence, 147Today we repeatedly see these acts of seemingly random violence,
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151not only in businesses but in schools, churches, movie theaters, 151not only in businesses but in schools, churches, movie theaters,
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155malls, sporting events and other common institutions. 155malls, sporting events and other common institutions.
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159As unfortunate as this dark reality of our human capacity is, 159As unfortunate as this dark reality of our human capacity is,
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163it's perhaps not as unfortunate 163it's perhaps not as unfortunate
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167as the archaic methods we as a civilization have concocted 167as the archaic methods we as a civilization have concocted
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171in our attempt to counter such problems. 171in our attempt to counter such problems.
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175For instance, in the wake of growing US gun violence, 175For instance, in the wake of growing US gun violence,
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179the National Rifle Association will tell you that the problem 179the National Rifle Association will tell you that the problem
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183is a lack of armed security at every turn, 183is a lack of armed security at every turn,
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187and if only we'd just arm everybody like the Wild West, 187and if only we'd just arm everybody like the Wild West,
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191problems of social violence would subside. 191problems of social violence would subside.
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195While at the other extreme, folks will tell you that the problem is rather 195While at the other extreme, folks will tell you that the problem is rather
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199due to an ease of access: it's too simple to get weaponry, 199due to an ease of access: it's too simple to get weaponry,
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203and the removal of this easy access is now the correct path. 203and the removal of this easy access is now the correct path.
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207However, do either of these address the real issue, 207However, do either of these address the real issue,
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211the source of the behavioral problem at hand? 211the source of the behavioral problem at hand?
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215Where is the national discussion about, say, motivation 215Where is the national discussion about, say, motivation
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219and the sociological condition itself to which these acts erupt? 219and the sociological condition itself to which these acts erupt?
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223I point this out because in a technological age 223I point this out because in a technological age
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227where people can now print automatic weapons in secret, 227where people can now print automatic weapons in secret,
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231with home 3D printers paving the way for an eventual nanotech revolution 231with home 3D printers paving the way for an eventual nanotech revolution
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235that will enable the public to create powerful weapons at home, 235that will enable the public to create powerful weapons at home,
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239bypassing commercial regulation itself, 239bypassing commercial regulation itself,
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243perhaps we need to rethink our sense of causality here. 243perhaps we need to rethink our sense of causality here.
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247For unless you intend to outlaw scientific progress itself, 247For unless you intend to outlaw scientific progress itself,
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251regulation isn't going to amount to a damn thing in the long run. 251regulation isn't going to amount to a damn thing in the long run.
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255Likewise, come to think of it, maybe we also need to step back 255Likewise, come to think of it, maybe we also need to step back
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259and reframe what a viable threat to our safety really is 259and reframe what a viable threat to our safety really is
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263and how it measures up to other threats. 263and how it measures up to other threats.
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267On April 15, 2013, 267On April 15, 2013,
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271bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon in the United States 271bombs exploded during the Boston Marathon in the United States
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275killing 3 people, gaining global attention, 275killing 3 people, gaining global attention
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279almost like it was another 9/11. 279almost like it was another 9/11.
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283Yet in Iraq, on the exact same Monday, 283Yet in Iraq, on the exact same Monday,
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287bombs exploded killing 20 times as many people, 287bombs exploded killing 20 times as many people,
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291yet no one in the mainstream media seemed to care much about that. 291yet no one in the mainstream media seemed to care much about that.
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295You see, if you pay attention, you might notice 295You see, if you pay attention, you might notice
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299that the true quantifiable magnitude of a threat 299that the true quantifiable magnitude of a threat
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303or the actual toll of violence 303or the actual toll of violence
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307really doesn't mean much in the establishment perception. 307really doesn't mean much in the establishment perception.
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311It's the idea, the context, the political spectacle that matters. 311It's the idea, the context, the political spectacle that matters.
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315This might explain why America has spent almost five trillion dollars 315This might explain why America has spent almost five trillion dollars
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319on so-called terrorism when US citizens today 319on so-called terrorism, when US citizens today
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323and statistically always have been more likely to die of a peanut allergy 323(and statistically always) have been more likely to die of a peanut allergy
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327or in the bathtub than in a terrorist attack. 327or in the bathtub than in a terrorist attack.
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331As the following episode will argue, the security/fear industry 331As the following episode will argue, the security/fear industry
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335stretching from the ever-exploitative news media to the military-industrial complex, 335stretching from the ever-exploitative news media to the military-industrial complex,
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339to the criminal justice system, not only exploits sociological distortion 339to the criminal justice system, not only exploits sociological distortion
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343birthed out of the very fabric of our deprivation, scarcity-driven social order, 343birthed out of the very fabric of our deprivation, scarcity-driven social order,
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347it now appears to be accelerating in a vicious cycle. 347it now appears to be accelerating in a vicious cycle.
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351I don't know about you, but given all of this 351I don't know about you, but given all of this
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355I'm beginning to suspect that maybe, just maybe 355I'm beginning to suspect that maybe, just maybe
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359the very foundation of our socioeconomic system is in play here, 359the very foundation of our socioeconomic system is in play here,
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363no longer existing as a functional mode for human progress on this planet, 363no longer existing as a functional mode for human progress on this planet,
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367but rather as a conduit for a culture in decline. 367but rather as a conduit for a culture in decline.
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371From the creator of the Zeitgeist film trilogy 371From the creator of the Zeitgeist film trilogy
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375comes the worst reality show of all time. 375comes the worst reality show of all time.
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379The real one. 379The real one.
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383GMP Films presents 383GMP Films presents
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387CULTURE IN DECLINE 387CULTURE IN DECLINE
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391with your guide Peter Joseph. 391with your guide Peter Joseph.
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395Prison: from the dark dungeons of the Middle Ages 395Prison: from the dark dungeons of the Middle Ages
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399to our modern industrial mass incarceration correctional facilities, 399to our modern industrial mass incarceration correctional facilities,
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403the prison system is a signature edifice of society today. 403the prison system is a signature edifice of society today.
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407The United States, the land of the free, 407The United States, the land of the free,
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411now has the highest inmate population in the world, 411now has the highest inmate population in the world,
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415incarcerating over 2.3 million in fact. 415incarcerating over 2.3 million in fact.
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419The US has locked up more people than any other country on the planet, 419The US has locked up more people than any other country on the planet,
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423boastfully housing 25% of the entire world's prison population 423boastfully housing 25% of the entire world's prison population,
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427with an 800% increase in incarceration in the past 30 years alone. 427with an 800% increase in incarceration in the past 30 years alone.
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431Based partly on the need to remove active threats from society, 431Based partly on the need to remove active threats from society,
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435coupled with an ever-bleak undertone of retribution and revenge, 435coupled with an ever-bleak undertone of retribution and revenge,
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439the punitive, negative reinforcement tradition common to our justice system 439the punitive, negative reinforcement tradition common to our justice system
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443is now being challenged by some very basic realizations in the human sciences. 443is now being challenged by some very basic realizations in the human sciences.
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447We often forget that when it comes to human conduct, 447We often forget that when it comes to human conduct,
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451true behavioral causality has historically been ignored, 451true behavioral causality has historically been ignored,
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455with the focus rather on spooky superstitious forces 455with the focus rather on spooky superstitious forces
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459such as good and evil. 459such as good and evil.
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463As convenient as such ambiguous metaphysical assumptions are, 463As convenient as such ambiguous metaphysical assumptions are,
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467modern social science now places so-called criminal or anti-social acts 467modern social science now places so-called criminal or anti-social acts
468 468
469118 469118
47000:07:01,040 --> 00:07:04,129 47000:07:01,040 --> 00:07:04,129
471in the context of public health, with real solutions 471in the context of public health, with real solutions
472 472
473119 473119
47400:07:04,269 --> 00:07:08,590 47400:07:04,269 --> 00:07:08,590
475resting in the arena of preventive medicine, not mere punishment. 475resting in the arena of preventive medicine, not mere punishment.
476 476
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47800:07:09,029 --> 00:07:12,439 47800:07:09,029 --> 00:07:12,439
479Of course, as with most rational perspectives in the world today, 479Of course, as with most rational perspectives in the world today,
480 480
481121 481121
48200:07:12,579 --> 00:07:17,420 48200:07:12,579 --> 00:07:17,420
483this view is rather agitating, for it shatters the glorified free will, 483this view is rather agitating, for it shatters the glorified free will,
484 484
485122 485122
48600:07:17,560 --> 00:07:19,896 48600:07:17,560 --> 00:07:19,896
487morally empirical traditional assumptions 487morally empirical traditional assumptions
488 488
489123 489123
49000:07:20,036 --> 00:07:23,471 49000:07:20,036 --> 00:07:23,471
491our entire criminal justice system is built upon. 491our entire criminal justice system is built upon.
492 492
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49400:07:23,684 --> 00:07:25,633 49400:07:23,684 --> 00:07:25,633
495However, let's put that aside for now, 495However, let's put that aside for now,
496 496
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49800:07:25,773 --> 00:07:29,361 49800:07:25,773 --> 00:07:29,361
499and point out the fact that, while most naturally do fear prison, 499and point out the fact that, while most naturally do fear prison,
500 500
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50200:07:29,501 --> 00:07:32,724 50200:07:29,501 --> 00:07:32,724
503its effect as a deterrent is actually quite weak. 503its effect as a deterrent is actually quite weak.
504 504
505127 505127
50600:07:32,986 --> 00:07:37,521 50600:07:32,986 --> 00:07:37,521
507Considering US trends, we see a massive increase in incarceration over time, 507Considering US trends, we see a massive increase in incarceration over time,
508 508
509128 509128
51000:07:37,661 --> 00:07:41,404 51000:07:37,661 --> 00:07:41,404
511so with this basic observation, the punitive threat of prison 511so with this basic observation the punitive threat of prison
512 512
513129 513129
51400:07:41,544 --> 00:07:43,959 51400:07:41,544 --> 00:07:43,959
515clearly isn't working statistically. 515clearly isn't working statistically.
516 516
517130 517130
51800:07:44,180 --> 00:07:48,775 51800:07:44,180 --> 00:07:48,775
519Likewise, prison is supposed to be some form of rehabilitation center, right? 519Likewise, prison is supposed to be some form of rehabilitation center, right?
520 520
521131 521131
52200:07:48,915 --> 00:07:52,070 52200:07:48,915 --> 00:07:52,070
523So does this system work to reform human behavior, 523So does this system work to reform human behavior,
524 524
525132 525132
52600:07:52,210 --> 00:07:55,730 52600:07:52,210 --> 00:07:55,730
527taking in so-called criminals and outputting mentally healthy, 527taking in so-called criminals and outputting mentally healthy,
528 528
529133 529133
53000:07:55,870 --> 00:07:58,394 53000:07:55,870 --> 00:07:58,394
531law-abiding citizens? 531law-abiding citizens?
532 532
533134 533134
53400:07:58,610 --> 00:08:02,130 53400:07:58,610 --> 00:08:02,130
535No. In the United States, two thirds of prisoners released 535No. In the United States two thirds of prisoners released
536 536
537135 537135
53800:08:02,270 --> 00:08:06,526 53800:08:02,270 --> 00:08:06,526
539re-offend within three years, often with a more serious and violent offense. 539re-offend within three years, often with a more serious and violent offense.
540 540
541136 541136
54200:08:06,961 --> 00:08:09,307 54200:08:06,961 --> 00:08:09,307
543Dr James Gilligan, former director of 543Dr James Gilligan, former director of
544 544
545137 545137
54600:08:09,447 --> 00:08:12,515 54600:08:09,447 --> 00:08:12,515
547the Center for the Study of Violence at Harvard Medical School 547the Center for the Study of Violence at Harvard Medical School
548 548
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55000:08:12,655 --> 00:08:17,573 55000:08:12,655 --> 00:08:17,573
551actually refers to prisons as graduate schools for crime and violence. 551actually refers to prisons as 'graduate schools for crime and violence'.
552 552
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55400:08:18,175 --> 00:08:21,536 55400:08:18,175 --> 00:08:21,536
555So given all of this, perhaps we need to step back a bit, 555So given all of this, perhaps we need to step back a bit,
556 556
557140 557140
55800:08:21,676 --> 00:08:25,080 55800:08:21,676 --> 00:08:25,080
559shake off the shackles of common perception and ask ourselves 559shake off the shackles of common perception and ask ourselves
560 560
561141 561141
56200:08:25,220 --> 00:08:28,462 56200:08:25,220 --> 00:08:28,462
563what other roles the judicial and prison systems really have. 563what other roles the judicial and prison systems really have.
564 564
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56600:08:28,602 --> 00:08:31,934 56600:08:28,602 --> 00:08:31,934
567For if incarceration isn't statistically working as deterrent, 567For if incarceration isn't statistically working as deterrent,
568 568
569143 569143
57000:08:32,074 --> 00:08:34,382 57000:08:32,074 --> 00:08:34,382
571and those who get out of prison are more often worse 571and those who get out of prison are more often worse
572 572
573144 573144
57400:08:34,522 --> 00:08:37,543 57400:08:34,522 --> 00:08:37,543
575than they were when they went in, something is clearly wrong. 575than they were when they went in, something is clearly wrong.
576 576
577145 577145
57800:08:37,683 --> 00:08:39,759 57800:08:37,683 --> 00:08:39,759
579What else is going on here? 579What else is going on here?
580 580
581146 581146
58200:08:40,000 --> 00:08:44,439 58200:08:40,000 --> 00:08:44,439
583While the justification of incarceration is certainly viable 583While the justification of incarceration is certainly viable
584 584
585147 585147
58600:08:44,579 --> 00:08:47,368 58600:08:44,579 --> 00:08:47,368
587with respect to true social threats, 587with respect to true social threats,
588 588
589148 589148
59000:08:47,508 --> 00:08:51,060 59000:08:47,508 --> 00:08:51,060
591no different than the medical need to quarantine somebody 591no different than the medical need to quarantine somebody
592 592
593149 593149
59400:08:51,200 --> 00:08:54,773 59400:08:51,200 --> 00:08:54,773
595who is a threat to society because of a contagious disease, 595who is a threat to society because of a contagious disease,
596 596
597150 597150
59800:08:54,913 --> 00:08:59,565 59800:08:54,913 --> 00:08:59,565
599the evolution of the prison tradition reveals some very dark truths. 599the evolution of the prison tradition reveals some very dark truths.
600 600
601151 601151
60200:08:59,705 --> 00:09:03,099 60200:08:59,705 --> 00:09:03,099
603The best way to think about it is from a historical perspective, 603The best way to think about it is from a historical perspective,
604 604
605152 605152
60600:09:03,239 --> 00:09:07,878 60600:09:03,239 --> 00:09:07,878
607considering race conflict, class conflict 607considering race conflict, class conflict
608 608
609153 609153
61000:09:08,018 --> 00:09:12,491 61000:09:08,018 --> 00:09:12,491
611in the context of economic and political expedience. 611in the context of economic and political expedience.
612 612
613154 613154
61400:09:13,261 --> 00:09:17,430 61400:09:13,261 --> 00:09:17,430
615The first thing to understand is that political power, like economic power, 615The first thing to understand is that political power, like economic power,
616 616
617155 617155
61800:09:17,570 --> 00:09:20,395 61800:09:17,570 --> 00:09:20,395
619is sourced in social inefficiency. 619is sourced in social inefficiency.
620 620
621156 621156
62200:09:20,535 --> 00:09:24,389 62200:09:20,535 --> 00:09:24,389
623In other words, politicians need something to fight, and to a certain degree, 623In other words, politicians need something to fight, and to a certain degree,
624 624
625157 625157
62600:09:24,529 --> 00:09:28,754 62600:09:24,529 --> 00:09:28,754
627the more problems a society has, the more the citizens tend to feel the need 627the more problems a society has, the more the citizens tend to feel the need
628 628
629158 629158
63000:09:28,894 --> 00:09:31,549 63000:09:28,894 --> 00:09:31,549
631to give up their power to government control, 631to give up their power to government control,
632 632
633159 633159
63400:09:31,689 --> 00:09:35,660 63400:09:31,689 --> 00:09:35,660
635with the most proven effective type of problem being fear, 635with the most proven effective type of problem being fear,
636 636
637160 637160
63800:09:35,800 --> 00:09:40,323 63800:09:35,800 --> 00:09:40,323
639usually fear of some perceived identifiable external group. 639usually fear of some perceived identifiable external group.
640 640
641161 641161
64200:09:40,540 --> 00:09:43,262 64200:09:40,540 --> 00:09:43,262
643Of course, this idea has been acknowledged for years, 643Of course, this idea has been acknowledged for years,
644 644
645162 645162
64600:09:43,402 --> 00:09:46,023 64600:09:43,402 --> 00:09:46,023
647such as by political theorist Karl Schmitt, 647such as by political theorist Karl Schmitt
648 648
649163 649163
65000:09:46,163 --> 00:09:48,808 65000:09:46,163 --> 00:09:48,808
651in his 'The Concept of the Political', saying that 651in his 'The Concept of the Political', saying that
652 652
653164 653164
65400:09:48,948 --> 00:09:52,443 65400:09:48,948 --> 00:09:52,443
655political unity is achieved by defining a common enemy. 655political unity is achieved by defining a common enemy.
656 656
657165 657165
65800:09:52,583 --> 00:09:55,351 65800:09:52,583 --> 00:09:55,351
659Nothing new. The Nazis did this with the Jewish culture. 659Nothing new. The Nazis did this with the Jewish culture.
660 660
661166 661166
66200:09:55,491 --> 00:09:59,438 66200:09:55,491 --> 00:09:59,438
663The early US did this with the Native American culture and so on. 663The early US did this with the Native American culture and so on.
664 664
665167 665167
66600:09:59,663 --> 00:10:03,139 66600:09:59,663 --> 00:10:03,139
667In short, the trick is to push the idea that some subculture, 667In short, the trick is to push the idea that some subculture,
668 668
669168 669168
67000:10:03,279 --> 00:10:07,759 67000:10:03,279 --> 00:10:07,759
671usually in the minority, is the true source of all of society's woes, 671usually in the minority, is the true source of all of society's woes,
672 672
673169 673169
67400:10:07,899 --> 00:10:10,810 67400:10:07,899 --> 00:10:10,810
675generating mass resentment, and thereby ignoring 675generating mass resentment and thereby ignoring
676 676
677170 677170
67800:10:10,950 --> 00:10:14,760 67800:10:10,950 --> 00:10:14,760
679more accurate, yet politically inconvenient realities. 679more accurate yet politically inconvenient realities.
680 680
681171 681171
68200:10:15,088 --> 00:10:17,746 68200:10:15,088 --> 00:10:17,746
683And while direct racism and discrimination 683And while direct racism and discrimination
684 684
685172 685172
68600:10:17,886 --> 00:10:20,315 68600:10:17,886 --> 00:10:20,315
687are certainly alive and well in the world today, 687are certainly alive and well in the world today,
688 688
689173 689173
69000:10:20,455 --> 00:10:24,569 69000:10:20,455 --> 00:10:24,569
691the more elusive yet relevant bias is actually economic. 691the more elusive yet relevant bias is actually economic.
692 692
693174 693174
69400:10:25,359 --> 00:10:29,458 69400:10:25,359 --> 00:10:29,458
695The greatest threat to any political establishment is... 695The greatest threat to any political establishment is...
696 696
697175 697175
69800:10:29,598 --> 00:10:34,746 69800:10:29,598 --> 00:10:34,746
699what do you mean? This? This is a platform. It's three-dimensional. 699What do you mean? This? This is a platform. It's three-dimensional.
700 700
701176 701176
70200:10:34,886 --> 00:10:37,719 70200:10:34,886 --> 00:10:37,719
703There's the base... yeah, I know it's not very good. 703There's the base... yeah, I know it's not very good.
704 704
705177 705177
70600:10:37,859 --> 00:10:40,361 70600:10:37,859 --> 00:10:40,361
707Fuck off, Bob, don't make me shoot you again. 707Fuck off, Bob, don't make me shoot you again.
708 708
709178 709178
71000:10:41,150 --> 00:10:44,082 71000:10:41,150 --> 00:10:44,082
711The greatest threat to any political establishment 711The greatest threat to any political establishment
712 712
713179 713179
71400:10:44,222 --> 00:10:47,506 71400:10:44,222 --> 00:10:47,506
715is any challenge to its underlying economic foundation, 715is any challenge to its underlying economic foundation,
716 716
717180 717180
71800:10:47,646 --> 00:10:51,535 71800:10:47,646 --> 00:10:51,535
719as all political platforms are rooted in an economic bias, 719as all political platforms are rooted in an economic bias,
720 720
721181 721181
72200:10:51,675 --> 00:10:55,202 72200:10:51,675 --> 00:10:55,202
723one way or another. If you can brainwash the public into, say, 723one way or another. If you can brainwash the public into, say,
724 724
725182 725182
72600:10:55,342 --> 00:10:58,858 72600:10:55,342 --> 00:10:58,858
727viewing the failures of capitalism as instead rooted 727viewing the failures of capitalism as rooted
728 728
729183 729183
73000:10:58,998 --> 00:11:03,551 73000:10:58,998 --> 00:11:03,551
731in the poor moral virtue of a trouble-causing subsection of the population, 731in the poor moral virtue of a trouble-causing subsection of the population,
732 732
733184 733184
73400:11:03,691 --> 00:11:06,199 73400:11:03,691 --> 00:11:06,199
735rather than a built-in consequence of perhaps 735rather than a built-in consequence of perhaps
736 736
737185 737185
73800:11:06,339 --> 00:11:10,569 73800:11:06,339 --> 00:11:10,569
739capitalism's elitist psychology and scarcity-driven structure, 739capitalism's elitist psychology and scarcity-driven structure,
740 740
741186 741186
74200:11:10,709 --> 00:11:12,489 74200:11:10,709 --> 00:11:12,489
743you can maintain control. 743you can maintain control.
744 744
745187 745187
74600:11:12,629 --> 00:11:17,847 74600:11:12,629 --> 00:11:17,847
747This is where the 'common enemy scapegoat scam' comes into play. 747This is where the 'common enemy scapegoat scam' comes into play.
748 748
749188 749188
75000:11:19,120 --> 00:11:20,624 75000:11:19,120 --> 00:11:20,624
751It's not that bad! 751It's not that bad!
752 752
753189 753189
75400:11:20,909 --> 00:11:25,242 75400:11:20,909 --> 00:11:25,242
755We simply demonize the victims of this system, shifting blame away 755We simply demonize the victims of this system, shifting blame away
756 756
757190 757190
75800:11:25,382 --> 00:11:30,032 75800:11:25,382 --> 00:11:30,032
759from the more relevant environmental, causal, social condition itself 759from the more relevant environmental, causal, social condition itself
760 760
761191 761191
76200:11:30,172 --> 00:11:35,371 76200:11:30,172 --> 00:11:35,371
763and in the context of the justice system, the war on crime is a perfect tool. 763and in the context of the justice system, the war on crime is a perfect tool.
764 764
765192 765192
76600:11:35,511 --> 00:11:40,251 76600:11:35,511 --> 00:11:40,251
767All that war on crime is, is a war on the poor and economically irrelevant. 767All that war on crime is, is a war on the poor and economically irrelevant.
768 768
769193 769193
77000:11:40,391 --> 00:11:42,663 77000:11:40,391 --> 00:11:42,663
771And if a society is conditioned to believe 771And if a society is conditioned to believe
772 772
773194 773194
77400:11:42,803 --> 00:11:45,721 77400:11:42,803 --> 00:11:45,721
775that a person breaking into their car to steal property 775that a person breaking into their car to steal property
776 776
777195 777195
77800:11:45,861 --> 00:11:50,139 77800:11:45,861 --> 00:11:50,139
779is simply an amoral abomination with all the life choices in the world 779is simply an amoral abomination with all the life choices in the world
780 780
781196 781196
78200:11:50,279 --> 00:11:54,469 78200:11:50,279 --> 00:11:54,469
783otherwise to make ends meet, then the causal shift is a success. 783otherwise to make ends meet, then the causal shift is a success.
784 784
785197 785197
78600:11:54,609 --> 00:11:58,001 78600:11:54,609 --> 00:11:58,001
787The reality, however, is that most of those incarcerated today 787The reality, however, is that most of those incarcerated today
788 788
789198 789198
79000:11:58,141 --> 00:12:01,599 79000:11:58,141 --> 00:12:01,599
791are there almost always due to crimes born from deprivation; 791are there almost always due to crimes born from deprivation;
792 792
793199 793199
79400:12:01,739 --> 00:12:05,075 79400:12:01,739 --> 00:12:05,075
795deprivation which can be generalized in two forms: 795deprivation which can be generalized in two forms:
796 796
797200 797200
79800:12:05,215 --> 00:12:07,807 79800:12:05,215 --> 00:12:07,807
799relative and absolute. 799relative and absolute.
800 800
801201 801201
80200:12:07,947 --> 00:12:11,046 80200:12:07,947 --> 00:12:11,046
803Absolute deprivation is when a person's most basic needs 803Absolute deprivation is when a person's most basic needs
804 804
805202 805202
80600:12:11,186 --> 00:12:14,866 80600:12:11,186 --> 00:12:14,866
807are simply not met, and poverty is the lead source. 807are simply not met, and poverty is the lead source.
808 808
809203 809203
81000:12:15,006 --> 00:12:18,566 81000:12:15,006 --> 00:12:18,566
811The spectrum of disorder that arises from poverty is vast: 811The spectrum of disorder that arises from poverty is vast:
812 812
813204 813204
81400:12:18,706 --> 00:12:21,160 81400:12:18,706 --> 00:12:21,160
815from drug dealing, theft and prostitution 815from drug dealing, theft and prostitution
816 816
817205 817205
81800:12:21,300 --> 00:12:23,885 81800:12:21,300 --> 00:12:23,885
819in areas lacking employment opportunities 819in areas lacking employment opportunities
820 820
821206 821206
82200:12:24,025 --> 00:12:28,851 82200:12:24,025 --> 00:12:28,851
823to emotional loss, self-worth neuroses and illegal self-medication 823to emotional loss, self-worth neuroses and illegal self-medication
824 824
825207 825207
82600:12:28,991 --> 00:12:31,619 82600:12:28,991 --> 00:12:31,619
827leading to complex and elusive chain reactions, 827leading to complex and elusive chain reactions,
828 828
829208 829208
83000:12:31,759 --> 00:12:35,174 83000:12:31,759 --> 00:12:35,174
831which can result in destructive antisocial behavior. 831which can result in destructive antisocial behavior.
832 832
833209 833209
83400:12:35,620 --> 00:12:40,059 83400:12:35,620 --> 00:12:40,059
835Today, one out of every 15 African American kids in the United States 835Today, one out of every 15 African American kids in the United States
836 836
837210 837210
83800:12:40,199 --> 00:12:43,606 83800:12:40,199 --> 00:12:43,606
839have at least one parent in prison, usually the father. 839have at least one parent in prison, usually the father.
840 840
841211 841211
84200:12:43,746 --> 00:12:47,429 84200:12:43,746 --> 00:12:47,429
843It's bad enough that the father figure is important to familial survival 843It's bad enough that the father figure is important to familial survival
844 844
845212 845212
84600:12:47,569 --> 00:12:50,848 84600:12:47,569 --> 00:12:50,848
847as the historical breadwinner, but the proven emotional toll 847as the historical breadwinner, but the proven emotional toll
848 848
849213 849213
85000:12:50,988 --> 00:12:54,850 85000:12:50,988 --> 00:12:54,850
851on children who must go without such an influential parental figure 851on children who must go without such an influential parental figure
852 852
853214 853214
85400:12:54,990 --> 00:12:58,189 85400:12:54,990 --> 00:12:58,189
855also has dark results, as those children are also 855also has dark results, as those children are also
856 856
857215 857215
85800:12:58,329 --> 00:13:02,971 85800:12:58,329 --> 00:13:02,971
859statistically more likely to be imprisoned as adults, in fact. 859statistically more likely to be imprisoned as adults, in fact.
860 860
861216 861216
86200:13:03,210 --> 00:13:08,006 86200:13:03,210 --> 00:13:08,006
863If you combine poverty with emotional deprivation, you have the perfect recipe 863If you combine poverty with emotional deprivation, you have the perfect recipe
864 864
865217 865217
86600:13:08,146 --> 00:13:11,614 86600:13:08,146 --> 00:13:11,614
867for not only the manifestation of socially aberrant behavior, 867for not only the manifestation of socially aberrant behavior,
868 868
869218 869218
87000:13:11,754 --> 00:13:16,338 87000:13:11,754 --> 00:13:16,338
871but the perpetuation of such distortions across generational time. 871but the perpetuation of such distortions across generational time.
872 872
873219 873219
87400:13:16,577 --> 00:13:20,145 87400:13:16,577 --> 00:13:20,145
875Relative deprivation, on the other hand, is when our sense of worth 875Relative deprivation, on the other hand, is when our sense of worth
876 876
877220 877220
87800:13:20,285 --> 00:13:25,498 87800:13:20,285 --> 00:13:25,498
879and self-respect is associated to our cultural perception of success. 879and self-respect is associated to our cultural perception of success.
880 880
881221 881221
88200:13:25,638 --> 00:13:29,262 88200:13:25,638 --> 00:13:29,262
883While absolute deprivation is measured by basic health concerns 883While absolute deprivation is measured by basic health concerns
884 884
885222 885222
88600:13:29,402 --> 00:13:32,775 88600:13:29,402 --> 00:13:32,775
887expressing the ever-important need for society to work 887expressing the ever-important need for society to work
888 888
889223 889223
89000:13:32,915 --> 00:13:38,483 89000:13:32,915 --> 00:13:38,483
891to efficiently meet our immutable human needs for sanity and true security, 891to efficiently meet our immutable human needs for sanity and true security,
892 892
893224 893224
89400:13:38,623 --> 00:13:42,581 89400:13:38,623 --> 00:13:42,581
895relative deprivation exists in the realm of subjective comparison 895relative deprivation exists in the realm of subjective comparison
896 896
897225 897225
89800:13:42,721 --> 00:13:45,533 89800:13:42,721 --> 00:13:45,533
899and resulting de-humanization. 899and resulting de-humanization.
900 900
901226 901226
90200:13:45,673 --> 00:13:48,527 90200:13:45,673 --> 00:13:48,527
903Likely the greatest example of this negative pressure 903Likely the greatest example of this negative pressure
904 904
905227 905227
90600:13:48,667 --> 00:13:51,706 90600:13:48,667 --> 00:13:51,706
907is the state of class imbalance in the world. 907is the state of class imbalance in the world.
908 908
909228 909228
91000:13:51,846 --> 00:13:56,056 91000:13:51,846 --> 00:13:56,056
911While it is true that the formally classified poor of the West today 911While it is true that the formally classified poor of the West today
912 912
913229 913229
91400:13:56,196 --> 00:13:58,510 91400:13:56,196 --> 00:13:58,510
915actually live, in material terms, 915actually live, in material terms,
916 916
917230 917230
91800:13:58,650 --> 00:14:01,762 91800:13:58,650 --> 00:14:01,762
919better than the upper class a thousand years ago, 919better than the upper class a thousand years ago,
920 920
921231 921231
92200:14:01,902 --> 00:14:04,857 92200:14:01,902 --> 00:14:04,857
923the dehumanizing wealth stratification occurring today 923the dehumanizing wealth stratification occurring today
924 924
925232 925232
92600:14:04,997 --> 00:14:10,680 92600:14:04,997 --> 00:14:10,680
927continues to create complex, destabilizing psychosocial problems. 927continues to create complex, destabilizing psychosocial problems.
928 928
929233 929233
93000:14:10,820 --> 00:14:13,689 93000:14:10,820 --> 00:14:13,689
931Long considered an incentive for social progress, 931Long considered an incentive for social progress,
932 932
933234 933234
93400:14:13,829 --> 00:14:16,960 93400:14:13,829 --> 00:14:16,960
935class difference and wealth imbalance has turned out to be 935class difference and wealth imbalance has turned out to be
936 936
937235 937235
93800:14:17,100 --> 00:14:19,029 93800:14:17,100 --> 00:14:19,029
939a powerful public health issue, 939a powerful public health issue,
940 940
941236 941236
94200:14:19,169 --> 00:14:23,145 94200:14:19,169 --> 00:14:23,145
943generating massive psychological and sociological distortion. 943generating massive psychological and sociological distortion.
944 944
945237 945237
94600:14:23,285 --> 00:14:26,433 94600:14:23,285 --> 00:14:26,433
947Want to be intellectually honest? The issues raised here 947Want to be intellectually honest? The issues raised here
948 948
949238 949238
95000:14:26,573 --> 00:14:30,319 95000:14:26,573 --> 00:14:30,319
951have more to do with commerce than they do with the Second Amendment. 951have more to do with commerce than they do with the Second Amendment.
952 952
953239 953239
95400:14:30,459 --> 00:14:35,379 95400:14:30,459 --> 00:14:35,379
955A lot of people make a lot of money selling firearms and ammunition. 955A lot of people make a lot of money selling firearms and ammunition.
956 956
957240 957240
95800:14:35,519 --> 00:14:39,506 95800:14:35,519 --> 00:14:39,506
959The National Rifle Association has said the solution 959The National Rifle Association has said the solution
960 960
961241 961241
96200:14:39,646 --> 00:14:43,172 96200:14:39,646 --> 00:14:43,172
963is to have armed security guards at every school. 963is to have armed security guards at every school.
964 964
965242 965242
96600:14:43,312 --> 00:14:47,609 96600:14:43,312 --> 00:14:47,609
967Certainly, every piece of security we engage in can be helpful, 967Certainly, every piece of security we engage in can be helpful,
968 968
969243 969243
97000:14:47,749 --> 00:14:51,824 97000:14:47,749 --> 00:14:51,824
971but it's foolish to think that only security is what we need. 971but it's foolish to think that only security is what we need.
972 972
973244 973244
97400:14:51,964 --> 00:14:54,879 97400:14:51,964 --> 00:14:54,879
975The great challenge is, can we prevent these tragedies? 975The great challenge here is, can we prevent these tragedies?
976 976
977245 977245
97800:14:55,019 --> 00:14:58,780 97800:14:55,019 --> 00:14:58,780
979Sorry to interrupt, Chief, but since you've just brought up this notion of prevention 979Sorry to interrupt, Chief, but since you've just brought up this notion of prevention
980 980
981246 981246
98200:14:58,920 --> 00:15:01,727 98200:14:58,920 --> 00:15:01,727
983which is of course the real issue here, right? I'm curious 983which is of course the real issue here, right? I'm curious
984 984
985247 985247
98600:15:01,867 --> 00:15:05,523 98600:15:01,867 --> 00:15:05,523
987when this conversation is going to move to more relevant social science. 987when this conversation is going to move to more relevant social science.
988 988
989248 989248
99000:15:05,663 --> 00:15:08,982 99000:15:05,663 --> 00:15:08,982
991For example, we have the NRA here. Hi! 991For example, we have the NRA here. Hi!
992 992
993249 993249
99400:15:09,122 --> 00:15:12,334 99400:15:09,122 --> 00:15:12,334
995Yet we don't have anyone from the pharmaceutical industry. 995Yet we don't have anyone from the pharmaceutical industry.
996 996
997250 997250
99800:15:12,474 --> 00:15:15,387 99800:15:12,474 --> 00:15:15,387
999Isn't it true that most of the mass shootings that have commenced 999Isn't it true that most of the mass shootings that have commenced
1000 1000
1001251 1001251
100200:15:15,527 --> 00:15:18,089 100200:15:15,527 --> 00:15:18,089
1003have been done by people who were under the influence 1003have been done by people who were under the influence
1004 1004
1005252 1005252
100600:15:18,229 --> 00:15:21,796 100600:15:18,229 --> 00:15:21,796
1007of psychologically mood-altering medications? 1007of psychologically mood-altering medications?
1008 1008
1009253 1009253
101000:15:22,159 --> 00:15:26,199 101000:15:22,159 --> 00:15:26,199
1011Or better yet, where's the drug czar of this country? 1011Or better yet, where's the drug czar of this country?
1012 1012
1013254 1013254
101400:15:26,339 --> 00:15:28,483 101400:15:26,339 --> 00:15:28,483
1015Since the war on drugs has commenced, 1015Since the war on drugs has commenced,
1016 1016
1017255 1017255
101800:15:28,623 --> 00:15:32,237 101800:15:28,623 --> 00:15:32,237
1019there has been a massive increase in gun-related drug violence. 1019there has been a massive increase in gun-related drug violence.
1020 1020
1021256 1021256
102200:15:32,377 --> 00:15:35,471 102200:15:32,377 --> 00:15:35,471
1023Are we just going to ignore this causality as well? 1023Are we just going to ignore this causality as well?
1024 1024
1025257 1025257
102600:15:35,611 --> 00:15:38,164 102600:15:35,611 --> 00:15:38,164
1027Or better yet, I almost forgot, 1027Or better yet, I almost forgot,
1028 1028
1029258 1029258
103000:15:38,304 --> 00:15:40,993 103000:15:38,304 --> 00:15:40,993
1031I have here about a hundred years of data 1031I have here about a hundred years of data
1032 1032
1033259 1033259
103400:15:41,133 --> 00:15:44,075 103400:15:41,133 --> 00:15:44,075
1035on the relationship between economic imbalance, 1035on the relationship between economic imbalance,
1036 1036
1037260 1037260
103800:15:44,215 --> 00:15:47,611 103800:15:44,215 --> 00:15:47,611
1039specifically wealth imbalance and violence. 1039specifically wealth imbalance and violence.
1040 1040
1041261 1041261
104200:15:47,751 --> 00:15:49,860 104200:15:47,751 --> 00:15:49,860
1043The stats have become very clear now 1043The stats have become very clear now
1044 1044
1045262 1045262
104600:15:50,000 --> 00:15:53,860 104600:15:50,000 --> 00:15:53,860
1047that the gap between the rich and the poor creates more violence. 1047that the gap between the rich and the poor creates more violence.
1048 1048
1049263 1049263
105000:15:54,000 --> 00:15:56,121 105000:15:54,000 --> 00:15:56,121
1051The more gap, the more violence. 1051The more gap, the more violence
1052 1052
1053264 1053264
105400:15:56,261 --> 00:15:58,999 105400:15:56,261 --> 00:15:58,999
1055And crime on the whole which might explain, by the way, 1055and crime on the whole which might explain, by the way,
1056 1056
1057265 1057265
105800:15:59,139 --> 00:16:01,999 105800:15:59,139 --> 00:16:01,999
1059why the United States, with the largest income gap in the world, 1059why the United States, with the largest income gap in the world,
1060 1060
1061266 1061266
106200:16:02,139 --> 00:16:07,999 106200:16:02,139 --> 00:16:07,999
1063also has the most violence and worst public health of any first world nation. 1063also has the most violence and worst public health of any first world nation.
1064 1064
1065267 1065267
106600:16:08,139 --> 00:16:10,922 106600:16:08,139 --> 00:16:10,922
1067Is this not worth a congressional discussion? 1067Is this not worth a congressional discussion?
1068 1068
1069268 1069268
107000:16:11,062 --> 00:16:15,064 107000:16:11,062 --> 00:16:15,064
1071With all due respect, you people can't possibly be naïve enough to think, 1071With all due respect, you people can't possibly be naïve enough to think
1072 1072
1073269 1073269
107400:16:15,204 --> 00:16:18,204 107400:16:15,204 --> 00:16:18,204
1075that the reduction of certain guns, as the left suggests, 1075that the reduction of certain guns, as the left suggests,
1076 1076
1077270 1077270
107800:16:18,344 --> 00:16:22,616 107800:16:18,344 --> 00:16:22,616
1079or the increase in armed security in public places, as the right suggests, 1079or the increase in armed security in public places, as the right suggests,
1080 1080
1081271 1081271
108200:16:22,756 --> 00:16:25,691 108200:16:22,756 --> 00:16:25,691
1083is really going to have a long term effect 1083is really going to have a long term effect
1084 1084
1085272 1085272
108600:16:25,831 --> 00:16:29,352 108600:16:25,831 --> 00:16:29,352
1087on such deeply rooted sociological problems, right? 1087on such deeply rooted sociological problems, right?
1088 1088
1089273 1089273
109000:16:29,492 --> 00:16:33,638 109000:16:29,492 --> 00:16:33,638
1091A problem clearly rooted in structured dehumanization 1091A problem clearly rooted in structured dehumanization
1092 1092
1093274 1093274
109400:16:33,778 --> 00:16:38,860 109400:16:33,778 --> 00:16:38,860
1095and economic deprivation that’s inherent to our social system? 1095and economic deprivation that’s inherent to our social system,
1096 1096
1097275 1097275
109800:16:39,000 --> 00:16:43,860 109800:16:39,000 --> 00:16:43,860
1099Is it not of some viable consideration to address this issue? 1099is it not of some viable consideration to address this issue?
1100 1100
1101276 1101276
110200:16:44,000 --> 00:16:46,894 110200:16:44,000 --> 00:16:46,894
1103No? Really? 1103No? Really?
1104 1104
1105277 1105277
110600:16:47,974 --> 00:16:51,414 110600:16:47,974 --> 00:16:51,414
1107And then we have the so-called war on drugs. 1107And then we have the so-called war on drugs.
1108 1108
1109278 1109278
111000:16:51,554 --> 00:16:54,742 111000:16:51,554 --> 00:16:54,742
1111When Richard Nixon declared the drug war in 1971, 1111When Richard Nixon declared the drug war in 1971,
1112 1112
1113279 1113279
111400:16:54,882 --> 00:16:57,338 111400:16:54,882 --> 00:16:57,338
1115he asked for an initial 84 million dollars. 1115he asked for an initial 84 million dollars.
1116 1116
1117280 1117280
111800:16:57,478 --> 00:17:03,146 111800:16:57,478 --> 00:17:03,146
1119In 2013, the national drug control budget requested 25.6 billion, 1119In 2013, the National Drug Control Budget requested 25.6 billion,
1120 1120
1121281 1121281
112200:17:03,286 --> 00:17:05,860 112200:17:03,286 --> 00:17:05,860
1123with about a trillion dollars spent in total. 1123with about a trillion dollars spent in total.
1124 1124
1125282 1125282
112600:17:06,000 --> 00:17:08,771 112600:17:06,000 --> 00:17:08,771
1127And the result over time has been more drugs, 1127And the result over time has been more drugs,
1128 1128
1129283 1129283
113000:17:08,911 --> 00:17:13,313 113000:17:08,911 --> 00:17:13,313
1131easier access, increased potency and more users. 1131easier access, increased potency and more users.
1132 1132
1133284 1133284
113400:17:13,453 --> 00:17:16,655 113400:17:13,453 --> 00:17:16,655
1135Today almost half the federal prison population 1135Today almost half the federal prison population
1136 1136
1137285 1137285
113800:17:16,795 --> 00:17:20,689 113800:17:16,795 --> 00:17:20,689
1139are non violent drug offenders, often mere users in fact. 1139are non violent drug offenders, often mere users in fact.
1140 1140
1141286 1141286
114200:17:20,829 --> 00:17:23,738 114200:17:20,829 --> 00:17:23,738
1143Clearly a mental health issue rather than a punitive one. 1143Clearly a mental health issue rather than a punitive one.
1144 1144
1145287 1145287
114600:17:24,123 --> 00:17:26,761 114600:17:24,123 --> 00:17:26,761
1147Draconian mandatory sentencing laws today 1147Draconian mandatory sentencing laws today
1148 1148
1149288 1149288
115000:17:26,901 --> 00:17:30,040 115000:17:26,901 --> 00:17:30,040
1151can send kids to prison for decades for mere possession. 1151can send kids to prison for decades for mere possession.
1152 1152
1153289 1153289
115400:17:30,180 --> 00:17:33,044 115400:17:30,180 --> 00:17:33,044
1155And it is no secret that this criminalized subculture 1155And it is no secret that this criminalized subculture
1156 1156
1157290 1157290
115800:17:33,184 --> 00:17:36,922 115800:17:33,184 --> 00:17:36,922
1159has been mostly born out of the prohibitive underground economies 1159has been mostly born out of the prohibitive underground economies
1160 1160
1161291 1161291
116200:17:37,062 --> 00:17:40,242 116200:17:37,062 --> 00:17:40,242
1163necessarily sprouted in poor areas of the country, 1163necessarily sprouted in poor areas of the country
1164 1164
1165292 1165292
116600:17:40,382 --> 00:17:42,725 116600:17:40,382 --> 00:17:42,725
1167largely occupied by minorities. 1167largely occupied by minorities.
1168 1168
1169293 1169293
117000:17:42,929 --> 00:17:45,668 117000:17:42,929 --> 00:17:45,668
1171As an aside, we often forget how deeply racist 1171As an aside, we often forget how deeply racist
1172 1172
1173294 1173294
117400:17:45,808 --> 00:17:49,140 117400:17:45,808 --> 00:17:49,140
1175the United States has been historically, assuming vast improvement. 1175the United States has been historically, assuming vast improvement.
1176 1176
1177295 1177295
117800:17:49,280 --> 00:17:52,671 117800:17:49,280 --> 00:17:52,671
1179And yet today there are more African-Americans behind bars 1179And yet today there are more African-Americans behind bars
1180 1180
1181296 1181296
118200:17:52,811 --> 00:17:55,725 118200:17:52,811 --> 00:17:55,725
1183than were slaves before the American Civil War. 1183than were slaves before the American Civil War.
1184 1184
1185297 1185297
118600:17:55,865 --> 00:17:59,022 118600:17:55,865 --> 00:17:59,022
1187After segregation, the black community was strategically isolated 1187After segregation, the black community was strategically isolated
1188 1188
1189298 1189298
119000:17:59,162 --> 00:18:01,153 119000:17:59,162 --> 00:18:01,153
1191into low income inner city ghettos, 1191into low income inner city ghettos,
1192 1192
1193299 1193299
119400:18:01,293 --> 00:18:04,160 119400:18:01,293 --> 00:18:04,160
1195which systematically robbed them of economic opportunity. 1195which systematically robbed them of economic opportunity.
1196 1196
1197300 1197300
119800:18:04,300 --> 00:18:06,266 119800:18:04,300 --> 00:18:06,266
1199And as the national culture matured, 1199And as the national culture matured,
1200 1200
1201301 1201301
120200:18:06,406 --> 00:18:09,429 120200:18:06,406 --> 00:18:09,429
1203with racism slowly dissipating through the civil rights movement, 1203with racism slowly dissipating through the civil rights movement,
1204 1204
1205302 1205302
120600:18:09,569 --> 00:18:12,693 120600:18:09,569 --> 00:18:12,693
1207the economic oppression set in motion at that time remained, 1207the economic oppression set in motion at that time remained,
1208 1208
1209303 1209303
121000:18:12,833 --> 00:18:14,970 121000:18:12,833 --> 00:18:14,970
1211creating a powerful cycle ever since. 1211creating a powerful cycle ever since.
1212 1212
1213304 1213304
121400:18:15,110 --> 00:18:18,203 121400:18:15,110 --> 00:18:18,203
1215Today, one out of every three black men are expected 1215Today, one out of every three black men are expected
1216 1216
1217305 1217305
121800:18:18,343 --> 00:18:20,860 121800:18:18,343 --> 00:18:20,860
1219to go to prison at some point in their lives. 1219to go to prison at some point in their lives.
1220 1220
1221306 1221306
122200:18:21,000 --> 00:18:24,898 122200:18:21,000 --> 00:18:24,898
1223And in effect, the real oppressive mechanism in the world today 1223And in effect, the real oppressive mechanism in the world today
1224 1224
1225307 1225307
122600:18:25,038 --> 00:18:28,860 122600:18:25,038 --> 00:18:28,860
1227is no longer race, but economic class. 1227is no longer race, but economic class.
1228 1228
1229308 1229308
123000:18:29,248 --> 00:18:32,484 123000:18:29,248 --> 00:18:32,484
1231And the punch-line is brutal. Not only are the poor 1231And the punch-line is brutal. Not only are the poor
1232 1232
1233309 1233309
123400:18:32,624 --> 00:18:36,049 123400:18:32,624 --> 00:18:36,049
1235and forgotten of our society conveniently turned into criminals, 1235and forgotten of our society conveniently turned into criminals,
1236 1236
1237310 1237310
123800:18:36,189 --> 00:18:39,281 123800:18:36,189 --> 00:18:39,281
1239(rather than clear examples of the failure of our social model). 1239(rather than clear examples of the failure of our social model),
1240 1240
1241311 1241311
124200:18:39,421 --> 00:18:42,066 124200:18:39,421 --> 00:18:42,066
1243Capitalist ingenuity prevails once again, 1243capitalist ingenuity prevails once again,
1244 1244
1245312 1245312
124600:18:42,206 --> 00:18:45,860 124600:18:42,206 --> 00:18:45,860
1247transforming these people into pure saleable commodities, 1247transforming these people into pure saleable commodities,
1248 1248
1249313 1249313
125000:18:46,000 --> 00:18:48,150 125000:18:46,000 --> 00:18:48,150
1251creating a massive profit industry 1251creating a massive profit industry
1252 1252
1253314 1253314
125400:18:48,290 --> 00:18:52,000 125400:18:48,290 --> 00:18:52,000
1255out of an otherwise economically useless social class. 1255out of an otherwise economically useless social class.
1256 1256
1257315 1257315
125800:18:52,868 --> 00:18:57,441 125800:18:52,868 --> 00:18:57,441
1259From thriving income generation, be it fines, tickets, bail posting and lawyers fees, 1259From thriving income generation, be it fines, tickets, bail posting and lawyer fees,
1260 1260
1261316 1261316
126200:18:57,581 --> 00:19:01,999 126200:18:57,581 --> 00:19:01,999
1263to the now massive network of servicing the millions of inmates via health care, 1263to the now massive network of servicing the millions of inmates via health care,
1264 1264
1265317 1265317
126600:19:02,139 --> 00:19:05,635 126600:19:02,139 --> 00:19:05,635
1267food production, security hiring, parole officers and the like, 1267food production, security hiring, parole officers and the like,
1268 1268
1269318 1269318
127000:19:05,775 --> 00:19:08,840 127000:19:05,775 --> 00:19:08,840
1271the prison and security industrial complex in the West 1271the prison and security industrial complex in the West
1272 1272
1273319 1273319
127400:19:08,980 --> 00:19:14,276 127400:19:08,980 --> 00:19:14,276
1275is a thriving business enterprise and positive factor on economic growth. 1275is a thriving business enterprise and positive factor on economic growth.
1276 1276
1277320 1277320
127800:19:14,416 --> 00:19:18,298 127800:19:14,416 --> 00:19:18,298
1279The cost to imprison one person for one year in the state of California 1279The cost to imprison one person for one year in the state of California
1280 1280
1281321 1281321
128200:19:18,438 --> 00:19:20,682 128200:19:18,438 --> 00:19:20,682
1283is about $47,000. 1283is about $47,000.
1284 1284
1285322 1285322
128600:19:20,822 --> 00:19:26,746 128600:19:20,822 --> 00:19:26,746
1287Extrapolating that to the total US 2013 prison population of about 2.3 million, 1287Extrapolating that to the total US 2013 prison population of about 2.3 million,
1288 1288
1289323 1289323
129000:19:26,886 --> 00:19:29,307 129000:19:26,886 --> 00:19:29,307
1291the incarceration service alone amounts to 1291the incarceration service alone amounts to
1292 1292
1293324 1293324
129400:19:29,447 --> 00:19:31,860 129400:19:29,447 --> 00:19:31,860
1295over a 100 billion dollars a year in income. 1295over a 100 billion dollars a year in income.
1296 1296
1297325 1297325
129800:19:32,000 --> 00:19:36,860 129800:19:32,000 --> 00:19:36,860
1299And this isn't counting the other 5 million currently being serviced on parole. 1299And this isn't counting the other 5 million currently being serviced on parole.
1300 1300
1301326 1301326
130200:19:37,000 --> 00:19:41,172 130200:19:37,000 --> 00:19:41,172
1303Today, the Corrections Corporation of America, G4S Wackenhut 1303Today, the Corrections Corporation of America, G4S Wackenhut
1304 1304
1305327 1305327
130600:19:41,312 --> 00:19:44,667 130600:19:41,312 --> 00:19:44,667
1307and other private for profit security and prison firms 1307and other private for-profit security and prison firms
1308 1308
1309328 1309328
131000:19:44,807 --> 00:19:49,774 131000:19:44,807 --> 00:19:49,774
1311benefit their investors and shareholders when incarceration rates increase, 1311benefit their investors and shareholders when incarceration rates increase,
1312 1312
1313329 1313329
131400:19:49,914 --> 00:19:53,107 131400:19:49,914 --> 00:19:53,107
1315not to mention the now extremely common labor use 1315not to mention the now extremely common labor use,
1316 1316
1317330 1317330
131800:19:53,247 --> 00:19:57,228 131800:19:53,247 --> 00:19:57,228
1319or slave labor use I should say, of the prisoners themselves. 1319or slave labor use I should say, of the prisoners themselves.
1320 1320
1321331 1321331
132200:19:57,368 --> 00:20:01,197 132200:19:57,368 --> 00:20:01,197
1323And yes, we might feel some moral outrage when a Pennsylvanian judge 1323And yes, we might feel some moral outrage when a Pennsylvanian judge
1324 1324
1325332 1325332
132600:20:01,337 --> 00:20:05,823 132600:20:01,337 --> 00:20:05,823
1327gets caught sending kids to private detention centers for cash kickbacks. 1327gets caught sending kids to private detention centers for cash kickbacks.
1328 1328
1329333 1329333
133000:20:05,963 --> 00:20:08,485 133000:20:05,963 --> 00:20:08,485
1331But then again, are we really surprised? 1331But then again, are we really surprised?
1332 1332
1333334 1333334
133400:20:08,625 --> 00:20:11,150 133400:20:08,625 --> 00:20:11,150
1335There are even small towns in the Midwest 1335There are even small towns in the Midwest
1336 1336
1337335 1337335
133800:20:11,290 --> 00:20:14,430 133800:20:11,290 --> 00:20:14,430
1339where the majority are employed by the local prison, 1339where the majority are employed by the local prison,
1340 1340
1341336 1341336
134200:20:14,570 --> 00:20:18,999 134200:20:14,570 --> 00:20:18,999
1343and if they don't have crime and prisoners, their town's economy is in the toilet. 1343and if they don't have crime and prisoners, their town's economy is in the toilet.
1344 1344
1345337 1345337
134600:20:19,381 --> 00:20:21,602 134600:20:19,381 --> 00:20:21,602
1347Not to mention that most police departments 1347Not to mention that most police departments
1348 1348
1349338 1349338
135000:20:21,742 --> 00:20:24,860 135000:20:21,742 --> 00:20:24,860
1351derive enormous funding from drug arrests and seizures. 1351derive enormous funding from drug arrests and seizures.
1352 1352
1353339 1353339
135400:20:25,000 --> 00:20:27,799 135400:20:25,000 --> 00:20:27,799
1355If the drug war stopped, the police department 1355If the drug war stopped, the police department
1356 1356
1357340 1357340
135800:20:27,939 --> 00:20:30,530 135800:20:27,939 --> 00:20:30,530
1359would lose billions in this country. 1359would lose billions in this country.
1360 1360
1361341 1361341
136200:20:30,746 --> 00:20:33,559 136200:20:30,746 --> 00:20:33,559
1363And yes, the rabbit hole runs even deeper. 1363And yes, the rabbit hole runs even deeper.
1364 1364
1365342 1365342
136600:20:33,699 --> 00:20:37,999 136600:20:33,699 --> 00:20:37,999
1367If we step back even farther, we see a broader economic reinforcement here. 1367If we step back even farther, we see a broader economic reinforcement here.
1368 1368
1369343 1369343
137000:20:38,139 --> 00:20:41,860 137000:20:38,139 --> 00:20:41,860
1371You see, the drug trade is far from limited to your local street thugs. 1371You see, the drug trade is far from limited to your local street thugs.
1372 1372
1373344 1373344
137400:20:42,000 --> 00:20:46,999 137400:20:42,000 --> 00:20:46,999
1375Today, US and European banks launder about one trillion dollars 1375Today, US and European banks launder about one trillion dollars
1376 1376
1377345 1377345
137800:20:47,139 --> 00:20:50,412 137800:20:47,139 --> 00:20:50,412
1379in criminal, mostly drug, money each year. 1379in criminal, mostly drug, money each year.
1380 1380
1381346 1381346
138200:20:50,552 --> 00:20:53,913 138200:20:50,552 --> 00:20:53,913
1383Drug money has actually become a very relevant part 1383Drug money has actually become a very relevant part
1384 1384
1385347 1385347
138600:20:54,053 --> 00:20:56,798 138600:20:54,053 --> 00:20:56,798
1387of the Wall Street machine. Even just recently, 1387of the Wall Street machine. Even just recently
1388 1388
1389348 1389348
139000:20:56,938 --> 00:21:00,436 139000:20:56,938 --> 00:21:00,436
1391HSBC bank got caught moving about a billion dollars in drug money. 1391HSBC bank got caught moving about a billion dollars in drug money.
1392 1392
1393349 1393349
139400:21:00,576 --> 00:21:03,999 139400:21:00,576 --> 00:21:03,999
1395Did the criminal executives get sent to jail? Of course not. 1395Did the criminal executives get sent to jail? Of course not.
1396 1396
1397350 1397350
139800:21:04,139 --> 00:21:07,860 139800:21:04,139 --> 00:21:07,860
1399Why? Because the legal system is mostly there to control the poor, 1399Why? Because the legal system is mostly there to control the poor,
1400 1400
1401351 1401351
140200:21:08,000 --> 00:21:09,860 140200:21:08,000 --> 00:21:09,860
1403not regulate the rich. 1403not regulate the rich.
1404 1404
1405352 1405352
140600:21:10,000 --> 00:21:14,860 140600:21:10,000 --> 00:21:14,860
1407HSBC paid a fine and moved on, likely working to reposition themselves again, 1407HSBC paid a fine and moved on, likely working to reposition themselves again,
1408 1408
1409353 1409353
141000:21:15,000 --> 00:21:17,234 141000:21:15,000 --> 00:21:17,234
1411like the dozen or so other major banks 1411like the dozen or so other major banks
1412 1412
1413354 1413354
141400:21:17,374 --> 00:21:20,497 141400:21:17,374 --> 00:21:20,497
1415that continue to launder drug money each year. 1415that continue to launder drug money each year.
1416 1416
1417355 1417355
141800:21:28,924 --> 00:21:30,977 141800:21:28,924 --> 00:21:30,977
1419Anyway, returning to our main point, 1419Anyway, returning to our main point,
1420 1420
1421356 1421356
142200:21:31,117 --> 00:21:35,221 142200:21:31,117 --> 00:21:35,221
1423this now highly capitalized 'blame game, common enemy' approach 1423this now highly capitalized 'blame game, common enemy' approach
1424 1424
1425357 1425357
142600:21:35,361 --> 00:21:38,019 142600:21:35,361 --> 00:21:38,019
1427is not just there to dismiss the resulting poor, 1427is not just there to dismiss the resulting poor,
1428 1428
1429358 1429358
143000:21:38,159 --> 00:21:40,357 143000:21:38,159 --> 00:21:40,357
1431it is ubiquitous every turn. 1431it is ubiquitous at every turn.
1432 1432
1433359 1433359
143400:21:40,497 --> 00:21:44,746 143400:21:40,497 --> 00:21:44,746
1435Whether common crime, terrorism, mass murders or anything destabilizing, 1435Whether common crime, terrorism, mass murders or anything destabilizing,
1436 1436
1437360 1437360
143800:21:44,886 --> 00:21:46,768 143800:21:44,886 --> 00:21:46,768
1439we see the mainstream media 1439we see the mainstream media
1440 1440
1441361 1441361
144200:21:46,908 --> 00:21:51,684 144200:21:46,908 --> 00:21:51,684
1443and even many in the so-called activist community, completely missing the point, 1443and even many in the so-called activist community, completely missing the point,
1444 1444
1445362 1445362
144600:21:51,824 --> 00:21:57,384 144600:21:51,824 --> 00:21:57,384
1447buried under the propaganda of in-the-box establishment self preservation 1447buried under the propaganda of in-the-box establishment self-preservation
1448 1448
1449363 1449363
145000:21:57,524 --> 00:21:59,770 145000:21:57,524 --> 00:21:59,770
1451to one degree or another. 1451to one degree or another.
1452 1452
1453364 1453364
145400:22:00,040 --> 00:22:02,858 145400:22:00,040 --> 00:22:02,858
1455And you know what Bill Moyer's solution to that is? 1455And you know what Bill Moyer's solution to that is?
1456 1456
1457365 1457365
145800:22:02,998 --> 00:22:06,599 145800:22:02,998 --> 00:22:06,599
1459Let non violent criminals out, like heroin dealers. 1459Let non violent criminals out, like heroin dealers.
1460 1460
1461366 1461366
146200:22:06,739 --> 00:22:10,339 146200:22:06,739 --> 00:22:10,339
1463Yeah, that's non violent! You're a genius, Bill! 1463Yeah, that's non-violent! You're a genius, Bill!
1464 1464
1465367 1465367
146600:22:10,479 --> 00:22:12,749 146600:22:10,479 --> 00:22:12,749
1467To have universal gun registration ... But what about ... 1467To have universal gun registration ... - But what about ...
1468 1468
1469368 1469368
147000:22:12,889 --> 00:22:14,962 147000:22:12,889 --> 00:22:14,962
1471Wait, that's an important point. - I'm listening. 1471Wait, that's an important point. - I'm listening.
1472 1472
1473369 1473369
147400:22:15,102 --> 00:22:18,620 147400:22:15,102 --> 00:22:18,620
1475For some reason, Wayne Lapierre is not making it, so you will have to hear this from me. 1475For some reason, Wayne Lapierre is not making it, so you will have to hear this from me.
1476 1476
1477370 1477370
147800:22:18,760 --> 00:22:21,970 147800:22:18,760 --> 00:22:21,970
1479Universal background check means universal registration. 1479Universal background check means universal registration.
1480 1480
1481371 1481371
148200:22:22,110 --> 00:22:26,940 148200:22:22,110 --> 00:22:26,940
1483Universal registration means universal confiscation, universal extermination. 1483Universal registration means universal confiscation, universal extermination.
1484 1484
1485372 1485372
148600:22:27,080 --> 00:22:31,723 148600:22:27,080 --> 00:22:31,723
1487It's like God is saying to us "Look, you gotta work with me on this. 1487It's like God is saying to us "Look, you gotta work with me on this.
1488 1488
1489373 1489373
149000:22:31,863 --> 00:22:34,019 149000:22:31,863 --> 00:22:34,019
1491I've given you a brain. 1491I've given you a brain.
1492 1492
1493374 1493374
149400:22:34,159 --> 00:22:36,775 149400:22:34,159 --> 00:22:36,775
1495I've given you the Second Amendment to your Constitution. 1495I've given you the Second Amendment to your Constitution.
1496 1496
1497375 1497375
149800:22:36,915 --> 00:22:40,430 149800:22:36,915 --> 00:22:40,430
1499I've given you weapons, now why don't you use them?" 1499I've given you weapons, now why don't you use them?"
1500 1500
1501376 1501376
150200:22:40,689 --> 00:22:44,055 150200:22:40,689 --> 00:22:44,055
1503The tyrants did it. Hitler took the guns. Stalin took the guns. 1503The tyrants did it. Hitler took the guns. Stalin took the guns.
1504 1504
1505377 1505377
150600:22:44,195 --> 00:22:46,645 150600:22:44,195 --> 00:22:46,645
1507Mao took the guns. Castro took the guns, 1507Mao took the guns. Fidel Castro took the guns.
1508 1508
1509378 1509378
151000:22:46,785 --> 00:22:49,399 151000:22:46,785 --> 00:22:49,399
1511Hugo Chavez took the guns. And I am here to tell you 1511Hugo Chavez took the guns. And I am here to tell you
1512 1512
1513379 1513379
151400:22:49,539 --> 00:22:53,737 151400:22:49,539 --> 00:22:53,737
15151776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms! 15151776 will commence again if you try to take our firearms!
1516 1516
1517380 1517380
151800:22:53,877 --> 00:22:58,271 151800:22:53,877 --> 00:22:58,271
1519[Laughter, applause] 1519[Laughter, applause]
1520 1520
1521381 1521381
152200:22:58,819 --> 00:23:02,893 152200:22:58,819 --> 00:23:02,893
1523And the 21st century Culture in Decline Belligerent Right-Wing Freak Show Award 1523And the 21st century Culture in Decline Belligerent Right-Wing Freak Show Award
1524 1524
1525382 1525382
152600:23:03,033 --> 00:23:04,559 152600:23:03,033 --> 00:23:04,559
1527goes to [drum roll] 1527goes to [drum roll]
1528 1528
1529383 1529383
153000:23:04,787 --> 00:23:11,160 153000:23:04,787 --> 00:23:11,160
1531Alex Jones! [Applause] 1531Alex Jones! [Applause]
1532 1532
1533384 1533384
153400:23:11,300 --> 00:23:12,794 153400:23:11,300 --> 00:23:12,794
1535Hoo! 1535Hoo!
1536 1536
1537385 1537385
153800:23:12,934 --> 00:23:15,019 153800:23:12,934 --> 00:23:15,019
1539Give me that, you son of a bitch! 1539Give me that, you son of a bitch!
1540 1540
1541386 1541386
154200:23:15,159 --> 00:23:17,562 154200:23:15,159 --> 00:23:17,562
1543Huh, it's about time I won an award! 1543Huh, it's about time I won an award!
1544 1544
1545387 1545387
154600:23:17,702 --> 00:23:19,912 154600:23:17,702 --> 00:23:19,912
1547Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Alex Jones. 1547Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Alex Jones.
1548 1548
1549388 1549388
155000:23:20,052 --> 00:23:23,228 155000:23:20,052 --> 00:23:23,228
1551And you know what? I’m here to rape your butt. 1551And you know what? I’m here to rape your butt.
1552 1552
1553389 1553389
155400:23:23,368 --> 00:23:26,500 155400:23:23,368 --> 00:23:26,500
1555You know why? Because it's gonna feel better if I do it, 1555You know why? Because it's gonna feel better if I do it,
1556 1556
1557390 1557390
155800:23:26,640 --> 00:23:29,546 155800:23:26,640 --> 00:23:29,546
1559before the New World Order does. That’s right, 1559before the New World Order does. That’s right,
1560 1560
1561391 1561391
156200:23:29,686 --> 00:23:32,917 156200:23:29,686 --> 00:23:32,917
1563the globalists are positioning themselves behind you right now. 1563the globalists are positioning themselves behind you right now.
1564 1564
1565392 1565392
156600:23:33,057 --> 00:23:36,068 156600:23:33,057 --> 00:23:36,068
1567They're going to take your guns, put you in FEMA camps 1567They're going to take your guns, put you in FEMA camps
1568 1568
1569393 1569393
157000:23:36,208 --> 00:23:37,999 157000:23:36,208 --> 00:23:37,999
1571and make you their slaves. 1571and make you their slaves.
1572 1572
1573394 1573394
157400:23:38,139 --> 00:23:40,837 157400:23:38,139 --> 00:23:40,837
1575You think I'm a slave? I'm not a slave! 1575You think I'm a slave? I'm not a slave!
1576 1576
1577395 1577395
157800:23:40,977 --> 00:23:45,091 157800:23:40,977 --> 00:23:45,091
1579And then late one night, when you're drinking their homosexually fortified juice boxes 1579And then late one night, when you're drinking their homosexually fortified juice boxes
1580 1580
1581396 1581396
158200:23:45,231 --> 00:23:48,123 158200:23:45,231 --> 00:23:48,123
1583BAM! The butt rape begins. 1583BAM! The butt rape begins.
1584 1584
1585397 1585397
158600:23:48,263 --> 00:23:50,860 158600:23:48,263 --> 00:23:50,860
1587And you'll be happy that old Alex was there first. 1587And you'll be happy that old Alex was there first.
1588 1588
1589398 1589398
159000:23:51,000 --> 00:23:53,921 159000:23:51,000 --> 00:23:53,921
1591To loosen you up real nice and good. 1591To loosen you up real nice and good.
1592 1592
1593399 1593399
159400:23:54,061 --> 00:23:58,506 159400:23:54,061 --> 00:23:58,506
1595Now people, I'm not going to take too much time, because I'm a humble man. 1595Now people, I'm not going to take too much time, because I'm a humble man.
1596 1596
1597400 1597400
159800:23:58,646 --> 00:24:00,999 159800:23:58,646 --> 00:24:00,999
1599But I want everybody to go to my website right now 1599But I want everybody to go to my website right now
1600 1600
1601401 1601401
160200:24:01,139 --> 00:24:03,007 160200:24:01,139 --> 00:24:03,007
1603and buy my newest DVD 1603and buy my newest DVD
1604 1604
1605402 1605402
160600:24:03,147 --> 00:24:06,344 160600:24:03,147 --> 00:24:06,344
1607'The Conspiracy Conspiracy': 1607'The Conspiracy Conspiracy':
1608 1608
1609403 1609403
161000:24:06,484 --> 00:24:10,287 161000:24:06,484 --> 00:24:10,287
1611how the global elite pays me to make the liberty movement look insane. 1611how the global elite pays me to make the liberty movement look insane.
1612 1612
1613404 1613404
161400:24:10,427 --> 00:24:13,142 161400:24:10,427 --> 00:24:13,142
1615That's right, people. I’m an astroturfer. 1615That's right, people. I’m an astroturfer.
1616 1616
1617405 1617405
161800:24:13,282 --> 00:24:17,642 161800:24:13,282 --> 00:24:17,642
1619I’m not here to help things. I’m here to make activists look like freaks. 1619I’m not here to help things, I’m here to make activists look like freaks.
1620 1620
1621406 1621406
162200:24:17,782 --> 00:24:19,962 162200:24:17,782 --> 00:24:19,962
1623I take viable issues of real concern 1623I take viable issues of real concern
1624 1624
1625407 1625407
162600:24:20,102 --> 00:24:22,860 162600:24:20,102 --> 00:24:22,860
1627and make them sound as ridiculous as possible. 1627and make them sound as ridiculous as possible.
1628 1628
1629408 1629408
163000:24:23,000 --> 00:24:25,167 163000:24:23,000 --> 00:24:25,167
1631Just like all the other bobbleheads out there. 1631Just like all the other bobbleheads out there.
1632 1632
1633409 1633409
163400:24:25,307 --> 00:24:27,583 163400:24:25,307 --> 00:24:27,583
1635I’m here to distract you, you morons, 1635I’m here to distract you, you morons,
1636 1636
1637410 1637410
163800:24:27,723 --> 00:24:29,698 163800:24:27,723 --> 00:24:29,698
1639and keep you fighting about nonsense. 1639and keep you fighting about nonsense.
1640 1640
1641411 1641411
164200:24:29,838 --> 00:24:32,889 164200:24:29,838 --> 00:24:32,889
1643And I get paid to do it. 1643And I get paid to do it.
1644 1644
1645412 1645412
164600:24:34,179 --> 00:24:36,881 164600:24:34,179 --> 00:24:36,881
1647We interrupt this broadcast for an emergency announcement. 1647We interrupt this broadcast for an emergency announcement.
1648 1648
1649413 1649413
165000:24:37,122 --> 00:24:39,097 165000:24:37,122 --> 00:24:39,097
1651It's an emergency because we say it is. 1651It's an emergency because we say it is.
1652 1652
1653414 1653414
165400:24:39,237 --> 00:24:42,855 165400:24:39,237 --> 00:24:42,855
1655This just in. US airports remain on high alert at this time 1655This just in. US airports remain on high alert at this time
1656 1656
1657415 1657415
165800:24:42,995 --> 00:24:46,407 165800:24:42,995 --> 00:24:46,407
1659due to a pronounced terror threat. According to the FBI, 1659due to a pronounced terror threat. According to the FBI,
1660 1660
1661416 1661416
166200:24:46,547 --> 00:24:50,110 166200:24:46,547 --> 00:24:50,110
1663a new sophisticated form of terrorist technology has surfaced, 1663a new sophisticated form of terrorist technology has surfaced,
1664 1664
1665417 1665417
166600:24:50,250 --> 00:24:54,742 166600:24:50,250 --> 00:24:54,742
1667which is now forcing rapid new revisions of TSA airport security procedures. 1667which is now forcing rapid new revisions of TSA airport security procedures.
1668 1668
1669418 1669418
167000:24:54,882 --> 00:24:58,372 167000:24:54,882 --> 00:24:58,372
1671That's correct, Summer. On the heels of 2006 liquid bomb threat 1671That's correct, Summer. On the heels of 2006 liquid bomb threat
1672 1672
1673419 1673419
167400:24:58,512 --> 00:25:00,502 167400:24:58,512 --> 00:25:00,502
1675and 2009 underwear bomber, 1675and 2009 underwear bomber,
1676 1676
1677420 1677420
167800:25:00,642 --> 00:25:03,681 167800:25:00,642 --> 00:25:03,681
1679this obscure new approach was revealed to authorities in a videotape 1679this obscure new approach was revealed to authorities in a videotape
1680 1680
1681421 1681421
168200:25:03,821 --> 00:25:07,155 168200:25:03,821 --> 00:25:07,155
1683allegedly found in an outhouse in WillyWonkastan. 1683allegedly found in an outhouse in WillyWonkastan.
1684 1684
1685422 1685422
168600:25:07,295 --> 00:25:09,192 168600:25:07,295 --> 00:25:09,192
1687While the date of the video is unknown, 1687While the date of the video is unknown,
1688 1688
1689423 1689423
169000:25:09,332 --> 00:25:11,638 169000:25:09,332 --> 00:25:11,638
1691along with no clear understanding of who made it, 1691along with no clear understanding of who made it,
1692 1692
1693424 1693424
169400:25:11,778 --> 00:25:14,647 169400:25:11,778 --> 00:25:14,647
1695the use of machetes, headdresses and Arabic language 1695the use of machetes, headdresses and Arabic language
1696 1696
1697425 1697425
169800:25:14,787 --> 00:25:18,370 169800:25:14,787 --> 00:25:18,370
1699was enough for federal authorities to declare it is indeed Al Qaeda. 1699was enough for federal authorities to declare it is indeed Al Qaeda.
1700 1700
1701426 1701426
170200:25:18,510 --> 00:25:22,191 170200:25:18,510 --> 00:25:22,191
1703The rather grainy video appears to show a medical procedure, 1703The rather grainy video appears to show a medical procedure,
1704 1704
1705427 1705427
170600:25:22,331 --> 00:25:25,617 170600:25:22,331 --> 00:25:25,617
1707instructing how to implant explosives in the body cavities 1707instructing how to implant explosives in the body cavities
1708 1708
1709428 1709428
171000:25:25,757 --> 00:25:29,318 171000:25:25,757 --> 00:25:29,318
1711of babies, puppies and kittens. Viewer discretion is advised. 1711of babies, puppies and kittens. Viewer discretion is advised.
1712 1712
1713429 1713429
171400:25:38,653 --> 00:25:40,888 171400:25:38,653 --> 00:25:40,888
1715Baby go BOOM ! 1715Baby go BOOM !
1716 1716
1717430 1717430
171800:25:41,642 --> 00:25:43,835 171800:25:41,642 --> 00:25:43,835
1719In response to this development, the TSA, 1719In response to this development, the TSA
1720 1720
1721431 1721431
172200:25:43,975 --> 00:25:47,835 172200:25:43,975 --> 00:25:47,835
1723after an initial failed attempt to simply ban such creatures outright, 1723after an initial failed attempt to simply ban such creatures outright,
1724 1724
1725432 1725432
172600:25:47,975 --> 00:25:50,630 172600:25:47,975 --> 00:25:50,630
1727has now instituted a new universal rule. 1727has now instituted a new universal rule.
1728 1728
1729433 1729433
173000:25:50,770 --> 00:25:53,941 173000:25:50,770 --> 00:25:53,941
1731All carry-on babies and small pets under 52 ounces 1731All carry-on babies and small pets under 52 ounces
1732 1732
1733434 1733434
173400:25:54,081 --> 00:25:57,345 173400:25:54,081 --> 00:25:57,345
1735must be sealed in a see-through plastic bag. 1735must be sealed in a see-through plastic bag.
1736 1736
1737435 1737435
173800:26:04,071 --> 00:26:07,860 173800:26:04,071 --> 00:26:07,860
1739Most people don’t realize, but the Earth has been slowing for many years. 1739Most people don’t realize, but the Earth has been slowing for many years.
1740 1740
1741436 1741436
174200:26:08,000 --> 00:26:11,360 174200:26:08,000 --> 00:26:11,360
1743And were it not for these huge and expensive fans behind me, 1743And were it not for these huge and expensive fans behind me,
1744 1744
1745437 1745437
174600:26:11,500 --> 00:26:14,730 174600:26:11,500 --> 00:26:14,730
1747we would've ground to a complete day and night halt. 1747we would've ground to a complete day and night halt.
1748 1748
1749438 1749438
175000:26:14,870 --> 00:26:16,860 175000:26:14,870 --> 00:26:16,860
1751And every word out of my mouth is true. 1751And every word out of my mouth is true.
1752 1752
1753439 1753439
175400:26:17,000 --> 00:26:22,232 175400:26:17,000 --> 00:26:22,232
1755Do you know why? Because you heard it from some guy in a tie. 1755Do you know why? Because you heard it from some guy in a tie.
1756 1756
1757440 1757440
175800:26:27,689 --> 00:26:30,539 175800:26:27,689 --> 00:26:30,539
1759I'm sorry, ladies and gentlemen, but Bob 1759I'm sorry, ladies and gentlemen, but Bob
1760 1760
1761441 1761441
176200:26:30,679 --> 00:26:33,432 176200:26:30,679 --> 00:26:33,432
1763is officially dead. 1763is officially dead.
1764 1764
1765442 1765442
176600:26:34,000 --> 00:26:35,487 176600:26:34,000 --> 00:26:35,487
1767Final thoughts. 1767Final thoughts.
1768 1768
1769443 1769443
177000:26:35,975 --> 00:26:39,609 177000:26:35,975 --> 00:26:39,609
1771We live in a social model based upon scarcity and inefficiency. 1771We live in a social model based upon scarcity and inefficiency.
1772 1772
1773444 1773444
177400:26:39,749 --> 00:26:42,979 177400:26:39,749 --> 00:26:42,979
1775This means that the more society solves problems, meets human needs 1775This means that the more society solves problems, meets human needs
1776 1776
1777445 1777445
177800:26:43,119 --> 00:26:47,712 177800:26:43,119 --> 00:26:47,712
1779and stabilizes itself by recognizing the potentials and limits of natural law, 1779and stabilizes itself by recognizing the potentials and limits of natural law,
1780 1780
1781446 1781446
178200:26:47,852 --> 00:26:51,949 178200:26:47,852 --> 00:26:51,949
1783the less economically viable it is in the monetary economy. 1783the less economically viable it is in the monetary economy.
1784 1784
1785447 1785447
178600:26:52,350 --> 00:26:55,803 178600:26:52,350 --> 00:26:55,803
1787There is a reason why doctor Martin Luther King Jr's final pursuit 1787There is a reason why doctor Martin Luther King Jr's final pursuit
1788 1788
1789448 1789448
179000:26:55,943 --> 00:26:59,581 179000:26:55,943 --> 00:26:59,581
1791was a guaranteed income system in the United States. 1791was a guaranteed income system in the United States.
1792 1792
1793449 1793449
179400:26:59,721 --> 00:27:04,729 179400:26:59,721 --> 00:27:04,729
1795For he knew that racism was, in many ways, an extension of classism. 1795For he knew that racism was, in many ways, an extension of classism.
1796 1796
1797450 1797450
179800:27:04,921 --> 00:27:07,065 179800:27:04,921 --> 00:27:07,065
1799And the existence of poverty and deprivation 1799And the existence of poverty and deprivation
1800 1800
1801451 1801451
180200:27:07,205 --> 00:27:10,795 180200:27:07,205 --> 00:27:10,795
1803in a world that can create an abundance to meet everyone’s needs, 1803in a world that can create an abundance to meet everyone’s needs,
1804 1804
1805452 1805452
180600:27:10,935 --> 00:27:13,804 180600:27:10,935 --> 00:27:13,804
1807was nothing more than structural oppression 1807was nothing more than structural oppression
1808 1808
1809453 1809453
181000:27:13,944 --> 00:27:17,439 181000:27:13,944 --> 00:27:17,439
1811coming from a failed and elitist social system, 1811coming from a failed and elitist social system,
1812 1812
1813454 1813454
181400:27:17,877 --> 00:27:21,313 181400:27:17,877 --> 00:27:21,313
1815an impression that, in fact, generates crime 1815an impression that, in fact, generates crime
1816 1816
1817455 1817455
181800:27:21,453 --> 00:27:24,382 181800:27:21,453 --> 00:27:24,382
1819and destabilization in a vicious cycle. 1819and destabilization in a vicious cycle.
1820 1820
1821456 1821456
182200:27:25,000 --> 00:27:28,793 182200:27:25,000 --> 00:27:28,793
1823You want to see a decline in prohibitive economies for drug sales, 1823You want to see a decline in prohibitive economies for drug sales,
1824 1824
1825457 1825457
182600:27:28,933 --> 00:27:32,609 182600:27:28,933 --> 00:27:32,609
1827prostitution and black market theft rings? 1827prostitution and black market theft rings?
1828 1828
1829458 1829458
183000:27:32,749 --> 00:27:36,798 183000:27:32,749 --> 00:27:36,798
1831You want to see society stop its enormous use of self-medicating drugs, 1831You want to see society stop its enormous use of self-medicating drugs,
1832 1832
1833459 1833459
183400:27:36,938 --> 00:27:39,056 183400:27:36,938 --> 00:27:39,056
1835both legal and illegal? 1835both legal and illegal?
1836 1836
1837460 1837460
183800:27:39,196 --> 00:27:41,314 183800:27:39,196 --> 00:27:41,314
1839You want to see an end of national war, 1839You want to see an end of national war,
1840 1840
1841461 1841461
184200:27:41,454 --> 00:27:44,168 184200:27:41,454 --> 00:27:44,168
1843an improvement of our social infrastructure so disease 1843an improvement of our social infrastructure so disease
1844 1844
1845462 1845462
184600:27:44,308 --> 00:27:48,945 184600:27:44,308 --> 00:27:48,945
1847and accidents can be dropped to a relative fraction of what we have now? 1847and accidents can be dropped to a relative fraction of what we have now?
1848 1848
1849463 1849463
185000:27:49,085 --> 00:27:51,780 185000:27:49,085 --> 00:27:51,780
1851Or perhaps you want to see the end of school shootings, 1851Or perhaps you want to see the end of school shootings,
1852 1852
1853464 1853464
185400:27:51,920 --> 00:27:53,999 185400:27:51,920 --> 00:27:53,999
1855gun violence and acts of terrorism, 1855gun violence and acts of terrorism,
1856 1856
1857465 1857465
185800:27:54,139 --> 00:27:58,168 185800:27:54,139 --> 00:27:58,168
1859both in the context of state-funded black ops and real blow-back? 1859both in the context of state-funded black ops and real blow-back?
1860 1860
1861466 1861466
186200:27:58,384 --> 00:28:00,788 186200:27:58,384 --> 00:28:00,788
1863Then it's time the human family recognize 1863Then it's time the human family recognize
1864 1864
1865467 1865467
186600:28:00,928 --> 00:28:05,156 186600:28:00,928 --> 00:28:05,156
1867its global potential to achieve a post-scarcity reality, 1867its global potential to achieve a post-scarcity reality,
1868 1868
1869468 1869468
187000:28:05,296 --> 00:28:07,860 187000:28:05,296 --> 00:28:07,860
1871work to strategically share our resources, 1871work to strategically share our resources,
1872 1872
1873469 1873469
187400:28:08,000 --> 00:28:11,671 187400:28:08,000 --> 00:28:11,671
1875work to meet human needs directly, and focus collaborative energy 1875work to meet human needs directly and focus collaborative energy
1876 1876
1877470 1877470
187800:28:11,811 --> 00:28:14,999 187800:28:11,811 --> 00:28:14,999
1879on interests for true collective human betterment, 1879on interests for true collective human betterment,
1880 1880
1881471 1881471
188200:28:15,139 --> 00:28:16,999 188200:28:15,139 --> 00:28:16,999
1883hence removing the inherent warfare, 1883hence removing the inherent warfare
1884 1884
1885472 1885472
188600:28:17,139 --> 00:28:21,713 188600:28:17,139 --> 00:28:21,713
1887unnecessarily built into our archaic socioeconomic system, 1887unnecessarily built into our archaic socioeconomic system,
1888 1888
1889473 1889473
189000:28:21,936 --> 00:28:25,371 189000:28:21,936 --> 00:28:25,371
1891along with all the resulting racism, hatred, 1891along with all the resulting racism, hatred,
1892 1892
1893474 1893474
189400:28:25,511 --> 00:28:30,273 189400:28:25,511 --> 00:28:30,273
1895dehumanization, oppression and elitism it manifests. 1895dehumanization, oppression and elitism it manifests.
1896 1896
1897475 1897475
189800:28:30,859 --> 00:28:33,860 189800:28:30,859 --> 00:28:33,860
1899And no, I’m not telling you to go write your Congressman. 1899And no, I’m not telling you to go write your Congressman.
1900 1900
1901476 1901476
190200:28:34,000 --> 00:28:37,420 190200:28:34,000 --> 00:28:37,420
1903If the social system is the disease, then those who appoint themselves 1903If the social system is the disease, then those who appoint themselves
1904 1904
1905477 1905477
190600:28:37,560 --> 00:28:40,805 190600:28:37,560 --> 00:28:40,805
1907to assist its operation are the tumors and lesions. 1907to assist its operation are the tumors and lesions.
1908 1908
1909478 1909478
191000:28:40,945 --> 00:28:44,309 191000:28:40,945 --> 00:28:44,309
1911Voting with ballots or assuming what you choose to spend money on 1911Voting with ballots or assuming what you choose to spend money on
1912 1912
1913479 1913479
191400:28:44,449 --> 00:28:47,675 191400:28:44,449 --> 00:28:47,675
1915is going to change the way this world works, is a delusion. 1915is going to change the way this world works is delusion.
1916 1916
1917480 1917480
191800:28:47,815 --> 00:28:52,611 191800:28:47,815 --> 00:28:52,611
1919It's going to take a new approach. A parallel uprising of power to shift the tide. 1919It's going to take a new approach. A parallel uprising of power to shift the tide.
1920 1920
1921481 1921481
192200:28:52,848 --> 00:28:55,572 192200:28:52,848 --> 00:28:55,572
1923And whether we are aware of it or not, this is happening slowly, 1923And whether we are aware of it or not, this is happening slowly,
1924 1924
1925482 1925482
192600:28:55,712 --> 00:28:57,650 192600:28:55,712 --> 00:28:57,650
1927right now around us in the world. 1927right now around us in the world.
1928 1928
1929483 1929483
193000:28:57,790 --> 00:29:00,999 193000:28:57,790 --> 00:29:00,999
1931And the question is, where are you in this interest? 1931And the question is, where are you in this interest?
1932 1932
1933484 1933484
193400:29:01,139 --> 00:29:02,860 193400:29:01,139 --> 00:29:02,860
1935And do you even care? 1935And do you even care?
1936 1936
1937485 1937485
193800:29:03,000 --> 00:29:05,810 193800:29:03,000 --> 00:29:05,810
1939If not, well, welcome to the Culture in Decline. 1939If not, well, welcome to the Culture in Decline.
1940 1940
1941486 1941486
194200:29:05,950 --> 00:29:09,741 194200:29:05,950 --> 00:29:09,741
1943And this show, as shitty as it is, is going to keep running. 1943And this show, as shitty as it is, is going to keep running.
1944 1944
1945487 1945487
194600:29:09,881 --> 00:29:12,802 194600:29:09,881 --> 00:29:12,802
1947If so, then perhaps maybe this terrible reality show 1947If so, then maybe this terrible reality show
1948 1948
1949488 1949488
195000:29:12,942 --> 00:29:15,618 195000:29:12,942 --> 00:29:15,618
1951may come to an end faster than we think. 1951may come to an end faster than we think.
1952 1952
1953489 1953489
195400:29:15,758 --> 00:29:18,626 195400:29:15,758 --> 00:29:18,626
1955But until that happens, rest assured I'll be here, 1955But until that happens, rest assured I'll be here,
1956 1956
1957490 1957490
195800:29:18,766 --> 00:29:21,798 195800:29:18,766 --> 00:29:21,798
1959arrogantly pointing out that most everything you believe 1959arrogantly pointing out that most everything you believe
1960 1960
1961491 1961491
196200:29:21,938 --> 00:29:24,107 196200:29:21,938 --> 00:29:24,107
1963and hold dear is wrong. 1963and hold dear is wrong.
1964 1964
1965492 1965492
196600:29:24,247 --> 00:29:29,158 196600:29:24,247 --> 00:29:29,158
1967So, get back to your bibles, video games, internet porn, and AK47s, bitches, 1967So, get back to your bibles, video games, internet porn, and AK47s, bitches,
1968 1968
1969493 1969493
197000:29:29,298 --> 00:29:32,999 197000:29:29,298 --> 00:29:32,999
1971and have some fun out there in this dark circus we call normality. 1971and have some fun out there in this dark circus we call normality.
1972 1972
1973494 1973494
197400:29:33,139 --> 00:29:35,860 197400:29:33,139 --> 00:29:35,860
1975And until next time, I’m Peter Joseph, 1975And until next time, I’m Peter Joseph,
1976 1976
1977495 1977495
197800:29:36,000 --> 00:29:38,517 197800:29:36,000 --> 00:29:38,517
1979and whether you like me or not, I exist, 1979and whether you like me or not, I exist,
1980 1980
1981496 1981496
198200:29:38,657 --> 00:29:41,712 198200:29:38,657 --> 00:29:41,712
1983as an agent and victim of a Culture in Decline. 1983as an agent and victim of a Culture in Decline.
1984 1984
1985497 1985497
198600:29:46,217 --> 00:30:00,554 198600:29:46,217 --> 00:30:00,554
1987"On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge maximum security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jailbreak." ~ Robert Anton Wilson 1987"On a planet that increasingly resembles one huge maximum security prison, the only intelligent choice is to plan a jailbreak." - Robert Anton Wilson.
1988 1988
1989498 1989498
199000:30:12,070 --> 00:30:18,009 199000:30:12,070 --> 00:30:18,009
1991Written and edited by Peter Joseph, at the Headquarters of the New World Order, WillyWonkastan. 1991Written and edited by Peter Joseph at the Headquarters of the New World Order, WillyWonkastan.
1992 1992
1993499 1993499
199400:30:18,521 --> 00:30:24,199 199400:30:18,521 --> 00:30:24,199
1995Culture in Decline. 1995Culture in Decline.
1996 1996
1997500 1997500
199800:30:30,540 --> 00:30:35,130 199800:30:30,540 --> 00:30:35,130
1999Ladies and gentlemen, don't let this fatly-looking body fool you. 1999Ladies and gentlemen, don't let this fatly-looking body fool you.
2000 2000
2001501 2001501
200200:30:35,270 --> 00:30:39,544 200200:30:35,270 --> 00:30:39,544
2003I workout four times a day, I run 19 miles a day, 2003I workout four times a day, I run 19 miles a day,
2004 2004
2005502 2005502
200600:30:39,684 --> 00:30:42,911 200600:30:39,684 --> 00:30:42,911
2007and I drink Tangy Tangerine like it's my job! 2007and I drink Tangy Tangerine like it's my job!
2008 2008
2009503 2009503
201000:30:43,158 --> 00:30:46,535 201000:30:43,158 --> 00:30:46,535
2011I'm only big like this because the New World Order makes me... aaaagh! 2011I'm only big like this because the New World Order makes me... aaaagh!
2012 2012
2013504 2013504
201400:30:46,750 --> 00:30:49,682 201400:30:46,750 --> 00:30:49,682
2015People, you know what keeps old Alex up at night? 2015People, you know what keeps old Alex up at night?
2016 2016
2017505 2017505
201800:30:49,822 --> 00:30:52,301 201800:30:49,822 --> 00:30:52,301
2019It's these dag'em gobeless. 2019It's these dag'em gobeless.
2020 2020
2021506 2021506
202200:30:52,441 --> 00:30:54,539 202200:30:52,441 --> 00:30:54,539
2023I'm sorry, I said gobles. - Gobeless. 2023I'm sorry, I said gobles. - Gobeless.
2024 2024
2025507 2025507
202600:30:54,679 --> 00:30:56,112 202600:30:54,679 --> 00:30:56,112
2027Listen up, people. 2027Listen up, people.
2028 2028
2029508 2029508
203000:30:56,252 --> 00:31:00,915 203000:30:56,252 --> 00:31:00,915
2031These neo-cons are suckling the buzzard. That ain't your mama! 2031These neo-cons are suckling the buzzard. That ain't your mama!
2032 2032
2033509 2033509
203400:31:01,458 --> 00:31:06,910 203400:31:01,458 --> 00:31:06,910
2035It's these NWO scum, they're going around trying to butt-rape everybody. 2035It's these NWO scum, they're going around trying to butt-rape everybody.
2036 2036
2037510 2037510
203800:31:07,050 --> 00:31:09,794 203800:31:07,050 --> 00:31:09,794
2039They're nothing but a butt-rape machine. 2039They're nothing but a butt-rape machine.
2040 2040
2041511 2041511
204200:31:09,991 --> 00:31:13,985 204200:31:09,991 --> 00:31:13,985
2043It's these NWO globalist communist scum