Tuesday, 29 September 2015

Inwishtigating the UN

"Don't believe half of what you read,
And none of what you hear."

~ Lou Reed

Ian Wishard and his conspiracy theories refuse to go away. I keep hearing this fading hero of tin-foil journalism still peddling his books on Newstalk ZB, so I can only presume someone somewhere must still be buying them in sufficient numbers for him to make a living. Which is scary.

Someone who does keeps recommending to me I read Wish-Hard’s most recent, apparently called Totalitaria.

I haven’t, just presuming it was his usual garbage. Which, in a sense, it is. If this review is in any way accurate, then once again he delivers not so much a smoking gun as a cloud of reeking smoke, amongst which readers are invited to set their own fire—though this time his vapid rabbit hole takes an even crazier turn than normal. Take a deep breath and discover how the reviewer describes The Wish-Hard conspiracy theory behind the U.N. Are you ready …

_Quote_Idiot‘Totalitaria’ by Ian Wishart links government surveillance, Agenda 21, the Earth Charter, national education standards, and church corruption with [wait for it] Satanism in high places.

Yes, you read that right. The wrongs rorted and calamities compounded by the dumb fumblers at the United Nations is not because, you know they have most of the world’s biggest villains sitting on the board, or biggest torturers on their Human “Rights” Committee, or because dictators are given a virtual moral sanction—or even just because they’re an organisation founded on the premise that big government can cure everything--but because it’s all really a covert Satanist plot.

_Quote5Wishart, a self-described conservative Christian, boldly says an occult group dedicated to the return of their deity that they privately call Satan/Lucifer and publicly refer to as Gaia/Mother Earth has, for 150 years and through a number of front organizations, been evangelizing just as hard as the Christian Church.
    The Theosophical Society, a group established by Russian occultist Helena Blavatsky in 1875, re-ignited the almost extinct religion of Buddhism as a façade for western esotericism/Satanism that has since then spread the Luciferian doctrine through universities, movies, music and literature, he wrote.
Most interesting is Wishart’s account of how the Luciferians captured the United Nations as it was set up.

The use of the word “interesting” rather than, perhaps, “bizarre,” “ludicrous” or even “hysterically funny,” gives the clue that this is a favourable review of the conspiracy trope rather than the mirth it deserves. The trope’s recounting continues with the further “proof” that:

_Quote_IdiotThere is no Christian chapel in the United Nations building but there is an altar to Lucifer …
Wishart points to a meditation room directly below the general assembly room in the United Nations building in New York that contains a 6500kg block of iron ore bathed in a single beams of light -- an altar to the “God of All” … described as the “Absolute Supreme.”

Described by whom, we are not told.

And I do swear I am not making these quotes up. They come directly from the sympathetic review.

Further, says Mr Conspiracy, the conspiracy extends to church leaders, including the Pope, who “as the head of the Roman Catholic Church, on October 4, 1965, prayed at that altar of Lucifer then symbolically swore the church’s allegiance to the United Nations and its general secretary,” and other “followers [who] obtained high office in the United Nations, World Bank, and other transnational agencies enabling them to manipulate international policy, Wishart wrote.” The word “breathlessly should probably be inserted at that point.

What is it all for when you pull back the curtain? Wishart’s answer:

The purpose of raising consciousness was really to hasten the return of the Coming One/Satan through an increase in planetary vibrations, Wishart wrote.

Planetary Vibrations.

You see, when you are unable to understand that ideas move people, then you’re left with little to explain how, for instance, “Agenda 21, a non-binding, voluntary action plan of the United Nations for sustainable development produced at the UN Conference on Environment and Development held in Rio de Janeiro in 1992, and the Earth Charter, an international declaration of fundamental values and principles that originated in 1987 … [have] become the guiding documents for national and local governments and bureaucracies ...”

If you understand that ideas do move people, you’ll understand then that those charters were the work of people sharing a similar philosophical outlook to those writing the guiding documents for national and local governments and bureaucracies, and so would naturally find any such charters, treaties or declarations congenial—especially of they too were lovers of big government and wished to see more of it.

No need for vibrations, beams of light, or blocks of iron. Or for blockheaded conspiracy theories about what allegedly moves the world.

The UN certainly deserves a serious investigation, not a simple-minded inwishtigation like this. But for someone immune to the power of ideas, all they have to explain the complicated old world they see out there is a conspiracy, and so begin connecting the few random dots that swim past them. But if you do find random dots are pointing you to “ the return of the Coming One/Satan through an increase in planetary vibrations,” then that is not a time to leap into print, but to place yourself instead into care. Or at least begin to question your modus operandi.

I mean, you would, wouldn’t you.

We should probably leave the last word here to Eleanor Roosevelt, who did much to set up the United Nations, but in one of her few cogent moments observed that

Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.

It seems fairly obvious by that standard where our tinfoil-hatted historian lies.

1 comment:

  1. Many years ago I went through a phase of reading Wishart's output for the sheer bizarre entertainment value, but the novelty quickly wore off and I lost interest. Wishart's schtick does not evolve at all and he just delivers more of the same old same old every time, but if these quotes are anything to go by it looks as if his craziness may just about have peaked. I can't help but wonder if he actually believes this stuff.

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