Oh yes, this is a conspiracy theory story. That’s because there really is a conspiracy.

Dumbing Down the U.S. and the World

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There’s so much proof, coming from a bibliography — not an opinion piece — by Charlotte Iserbyt. If people could still read, I’d give them a copy of the DDD of America. Well, hell. You can get it yourselves in the link below. But don’t bother to click it if you aren’t a reader or a thinker.

I read it way back when Iserbyt published it, and once again a year ago. And some more today, of course.

Holy Moley . . . I inserted Mrs. Iserbyt’s own link to her website and got this. So I thank her and hope she heals up from her broken hip . . . and I better write: ©Charlotte Thomson Iserbyt. Don’t know which year.

In explaining the incredible disorder of America and the whole world right now, we have to know the history. The problem for writers like Mrs. Iserbyt and other old people who were alive and well and paying attention in the 1900s, is that nobody in the current world is able to pay attention. (Uh . . . do stupid smartphones play a role? Uh, yep.)

As for me . . . I don’t necessarily expect to convince anybody of anything. The world of Homo sapiens may be crashing to its end. It really looks that way. That’s why the list of existential threats is up to eight or twelve now.

But I don’t sit idly by and watch everybody hasten those unpleasant ends. No, I rail and scream and write . . . because what? Somebody might get mad? Scream at me? Go ahead. I’m deaf anyway.

When I was growing up, and at a very young age was working for the US government, everything was Russia! And some things never change. Russia and nukes in space, and their attempts to defeat the home of the brave and the free. Does this sound familiar in any way? It’s actually one of those things that hasn’t changed in the last 200+ years. Well, that covers it. Best I’ve got.

Oh sure. I’m just another ignorant conspiracy theory nut.

Thanks. Fred Ermlich



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Fred Ermlich

Fred Ermlich

Living in rural Panamá — non-extractive, non-capitalistic. Expat USA. Scientist, writer, researcher, teacher. STEM mentor +languages. Gargoylplex@protonmail.com