Friday, June 17, 2011

Cognitive Dissonance on Revolution Road

Dog Poet Transmitting.......

‘May your noses always be cold and wet’.

What’s the big event headed our way- metaphorically speaking- that’s not being talked about? That would be the large flotilla endeavor. This is a great deal more massive than its predecessor and we remember what happened to its predecessor. People were shot dead in cold blood and others were seriously injured. Large sums of money and credit cards were stolen that were later used in Tel Aviv stores. It looks like it was a capital crimes, armed robbery as much as anything.

I’m not very successful with predictions, except for trends and general atmosphere. Any number of people can do that because A connects to B, which connects to C and D. Yes, the knee bone is connected to the leg bone, on the dancing skeleton of world affairs. However, it seems almost a no brainer that Israel will do something before the flotilla arrives. It’s possible they can get various governments to stymie the operation, though they didn’t stop the last one and this one is bigger with more support. Israeli bagmen are running all over the planet, with funds stolen from the American and Crown Colonies, in search of votes to reject Palestinian statehood. On the other hand, I suspect, no matter how many tiny island principalities they garner, Palestine can/will simply declare statehood.

It is interesting to see how slowly things are coalescing in the world situation. It’s also interesting to see the muted coverage of worldwide uproar over the behavior of bankers which, surprisingly, people are aware of. How can the common citizen be aware of something in one place and mostly clueless in another? Maybe they’re not. It’s just reported other than it is. I don’t know but that is a possibility. They are rioting in Greece, Spain and other localities; it looks like it’s going to come to a head in Ireland. The protests are becoming increasingly more serious, with the use of fire arms being employed. When you add this in with the various Arab uprisings you get a global climate that is volatile and getting more so.

I have studied the French Revolution a bit. I’ve read some amount of occult history concerning it and including people like The Comte De St. Germaine and Cagliostro. When they stormed The Bastille, Cagliostro was no longer there. St. Germaine alerted a number of high profile people like Marie Antoinette but they didn’t listen. Surely the aristocrats could see the rage building in the streets. Surely they were informed about the massing of revolutionaries outside Versailles. They didn’t listen. I am sure there were some who went abroad, just as there were very few people in The World Trade Center on 9/11. I don’t think that’s a legitimate parallel but I wanted to say it (grin).

I’ve read descriptions of the lifestyles of aristocrats in France at the time. Many of them had half a dozen coachmen and all sorts of attendants and lived in great opulence, while employing memorable decadence; rouged and cosmeticized, they had quite a number of young boys bedecked the same way. They had their way with whatever youth was in their fiefdom and opposition to this was futile. You could see this kind of thing coming in the matter of Giles De Rais; another interesting story.

The French aristocrats were very well off and the people were becoming increasingly desperate. This is very much the same as in the U.S. at this time. The comparisons are powerfully indicative. The decadence is there and we’ve seen it rear its head now and then but mostly, the public awareness of it is suppressed. The abuse of the public, which amounts to a private police force for the rich, designed to pound the population into servitude, is there. It may have been worked differently but, all in all, the key working element is the vast distance between the fortunes of the rich and the poor; many of whom used to belong to an increasingly diminishing demographic, the middle class. When the middle class is pushed into a corner, you have revolution. You don’t get a real revolution without the assent of the middle class. It seems to be so clear, but it’s not reported on, that the middle class is being pushed into this situation. You may argue with my premise that there is no revolution without the involvement of the middle class but you would be wrong (grin).

The thing is, few of us can visualize what is possible to happen and how swiftly it can occur. It only takes that critical event that sets the whole thing off. When people are put in a position where they are faced with a condition where their survival is in question, they lose their fear.

The arrogance of the French aristocracy was something else and so is that which is reflected in the mind set of The Master’s of the Universe. Mitt Romney announced that he was also unemployed. They can’t help themselves. They can’t control what is coming out of their mouths and they can’t control the compulsion to do weird and inexplicable things. The script girl has a magic wand of cosmic will, which she is wielding offstage.

I am sure that many of you note how slowly things seem to be progressing. It is agonizing, this slow march down to the inevitable moment. Some may think that this is how it will continue but I suspect it will reach a point where it spontaneously accelerates around the world. I think there are stages to this and at least two more that are on the way. The one approaching next is very close. This is just my sense of it. I see seriously explosive potential with the flotilla. Israel only behaves one way. They have a motto, “when it doesn’t work, use force, when that doesn’t work, use more force”. Like the French aristocrats they cannot conceive of any real opposition to anything they do because they can wag the bitch and there are a few of those.

They have introduced themselves into every area of critical control and they have financed their takeover of so many things by simply printing the money, which they managed to arrange. Of course they don’t want the Federal Reserve audited. It is their personal piggy bank.

The one thing you notice, which makes upheaval and revolutionary transformation inevitable is... none of the protagonists engaged in the systematic abuse of the public show any inclination to change their minds and behavior. They just motor right along. It’s like they are on rails. The cosmos doesn’t let the possible consequences of their actions occur to them. They are in a dream like state, where the personal will is preeminent; they got that In Hoc Signo Vinces thing going, along with a dose of Droit De Seigneur. They are like actors performing scenes from a gallows yard, with the gibbet in the backdrop and they are making pretentious speeches, which are transparent lies. They are convicted out of their own mouths, without the need for a judge and jury.

One of the things I do not understand is the exceedingly low level of performance and professionalism engaged in by the propaganda machine. They keep trotting out Adam Gadahn and Zawahiri. They paraded Bin Laden around for ten years. All of it was so unconvincing and badly done that it was amusing, albeit tragic as well. You would think, with unlimited resources, they could employ the most creative liars around but they bumble through these games that are at an elementary school level. Still, a lot of the public buys it. Yet, years ago a CNN poll showed that 83% of the population thought something was off about the official explanation for 9/11.

There are a lot of peculiar things going on that don’t make sense, given what I’ve seen otherwise. I can see where a particular permutation of cosmic force is working through these clowns and who also doubles as the district attorney down the road. I can see the workings of the main power, as it initiates events that follow an invisible script but sometimes I can’t make sense of some of the cognitive disconnects going on. It could be only the lack of substance in what we’ve been told. We assume we are above all the propaganda activities of these clowns but to some degree it affects all of us. It’s like having a kind of blanket resting on and pressing down upon one’s head and shoulders. It is wearying but we do soldier on.

There might not be a radio show this weekend because I’m transferring to a new computer and everything I need is on the old computer which is in the shop. Sometimes these things happen. Stay frosty people and keep your eyes open because I suspect something world changing is right around the corner.

End Transmission.......

Visible sings: Songwriter by Les Visible♫ Rocket Ship ♫
'Rocket Ship' is track no. 7 of 10 on Visible's 2006 album 'Songwriter'
Lyrics (pops up)

Songwriter by Les Visible


Anonymous said...

Hi Les,
you are spot on with them being automated - it appears they are so automated they are thinking about a false flag nuke attack here in Berlin for the Women's Soccer Word Cup on 26.6. Too many people are watching though this time around.
Your German Farmer friend wishes you peace and love.

Kieron said...

"The script girl has a magic wand of cosmic will, which she is wielding offstage."

Doesn't She always? She keeps a low profile, but you don't mess with this chick, or if you do, you get written out of the script of life.

I have an illustration by Courtney Davis depicting Arthur about to draw Excalibur from the stone. It is drawn in such a way that one barely notices that the entire image is framed by a pair of feminine hands and a woman's eyes above all, looking out at you. The implication is that the Divine Feminine underlies all things, which is where we get the word "matrix," whose ultimate root is "ma" meaning "mother." From this root come words like motherboard, mothership, matriculate, and so on.

fioan said...

Spot on again, thanks. From the UK side looking out I would say the dullness of mind of MC due to over-education. The more education i got the more i lost i.e. the way to get the grades was to parrot back what we were 'taught' and in so doing you become a copy, a copier, a 2nd-hander with no original thought. And that's why the world could be ending, and the MC could not see!

just me, Laurel A. said...

something big is in the imminent wings alright. it seems that the speed and intensity of the frantic activities of certain types of people is just beyond absurd. it is spiraling. you know how, when the end of the night is approaching, all the patrons dart from lonely heart to lonely heart, trying to nab any ONE for the night, so that they need not leave the bar and face their own lonely heart, or they order up several drinks to place at their table in prep for the inevitable cut-off time? its silly, insane, frantic, and makes no sense. just so much scurrying to make sure you have enough of what might kill you slowly, because you KNOW the end of the night is coming. all of these antics going on are just whirling dervishes of last-minute shopping, too. the ones who do not participate stand out in every crowd, more and more so lately, by the virtue of their lack of intensity. they just keep on keeping on. why? because it really is all under control. this controlled demolition approaching us is not so far away now. is it a planet "x"? could be. history has had this happen in the past. we have not had as a race the chance ot watch how the imminence of this giant event affects living things as it travels nearer and nearer. maybe this is one of the ways it affects us? the gravitational pull, the change in protons and photons and neutrons and such - maybe it changes US too? not all of us, and that is what i am interested in. if this were purely a physical phenomenon, it would affect us all in the same way. therefore, there is much more to this than just a big brown dwarf sneaking up in our back 40. why are some of us able to behave differently in the face of this physical manifestation? is it because we see that something is fast approaching? or are we different? or are only some going to experience certain parts of this event, and they are frightened or confused? maybe my almost-gelled thoughts will make a globulet of sense to me sometime this week, but i seem to have some issues with cohesion, so i am just trying NOT to over-think. so, my frosty nose is doing its level best to avoid sniffing in warm places, right now.

Odin's Raven said...

Here's an article about sinister advertising involving food:

What are these people doing?

Robert Bonomo said...

So true Les, so very slow, excruciantingly so.. who knows where she we finally explode.. interesting comment about ma, I liked it. Something tells me Pakistan might be the place.. another great post, keep up the good work.

Neko Kinoshita said...

I see the tension, like a bow being drawn back, or a band being stretched.

Staying frosty and wating for the "snap."

Digging through the dust in the tower, and trying to find the words to say more, I hear the echo through your words.

Let me only add a yowl to the howling,

Mark in Texas said...

there was yahoo/reuters story about Zawahiri yesterday that seemed right out of the Onion. In these times it seems that only comics, cartoons, jesters, in the MSM tell any truths at all. But why shouldn't they go with the low level of lies, if they work they can just go further faster.

Anonymous said...

Les, it’s like your voice echoes my thoughts or visa versa. It’s well noted that others here express the same. I’ve often wondered what goes on inside the minds of the arrogant and self centered, which I assumed would explain disconnect that is observed in their words and actions. I watched one such person over years and years. Their audacity kept growing and growing. A couple of times I called bull and the effect was a minor pull back on their part that didn’t last very long. Finally, that person said something that was waaayy over the top. Even after the long experience with this person, it still made my jaw drop and eyebrows raise an inch. At the time, I concluded that most of the time this person had been teetering on reality’s edge and their own fantasy world over the years. The over the top statement made it clear that the person was now totally immersed in their own self-created fantasy world; reality be damned. It’s easy to say one can lie to themselves for so long that they end up believing their own lies. But then maybe it expresses just how much one values truth. I figure if you don’t have truth, you virtually have nothing, cuz any remedy or action taken to a situation without truth has the potential to make matters worse.

On the other hand, as the arrogants’ deeds and words become more and more insanely outrageous it does have the awakening effect on the masses that we‘ve been looking for. Mmmm, that warm cuppa balance is so reassuring. Especially after all the duck and cover, tuck and roll exercise practice and just plain getting outta the way. It’s like being just a few feet short of the goal; reaching that critical mass tipping point.

Thanks, Les.


Miriam said...

What is going on here?

The UK Is Preparing To Return To "Glass-Steagall"

Anonymous said...

Please wish a quick bon voyage to our local Victoria BC hero, Kevin Neish, heading back for a second attempt to reach Gaza aboard the Mavi Marmara. He is a mechanic looking to repair water purification equipment. His courage under fire plants a seed of Douglas Fir pride in this poor boys heart. Am so broke I cannot pay attention, but I sure as hell can kick the Fascist door in and steal some. BRAVO KEVIN!
All the Love, Brucee_Boy in Victoria

just me, Laurel A. said...

this is out of my sphere of sane and sensible. les, you were never the crazy one. it really is the world out there. you were not like them, thus the label, but cripe, it really is THEM. our local alternative "life skills" high school here has a new program for its tender, impressionable, wayward youth. what better way to whip them back into line than to institute a......ready?.....patriotic, government endorsed, gun-toting, flag-waving, uniformed, marching, non-military group of fine youth-in-training....marching, bearing rifles, wearing black uniforms consisting of black jackets and matching black suit pants, white gloves, white sash, and....the best of all.....shiny-bright nazi-duplicate helmuts with big wide white chin straps to hold them down. do you want to know what they are called? The Hmeland Security Corps, including a well-trained fresh-faced group of color guard. yeah, i know what you are thinking --- the brown shirts of hitler youth? right! that is what i thought too. if i could have made this up, i would not have even considered it, and here it has been going on right under my nose in a small hick town in the armpit of southern new jersey. no les, it isnt you. it really is them. and you never hurt anyone, and they flipping wont STOP hurting anyone and everyone.

Josey said...

My best memories of Romney.

A few years ago, Mitt Romney was going on a family vacation. he had the wife,kids, dog along, driving.

At some point he decided that the dog should ride in his cage, strapped to the SUV's roof.

After some 400 miles at 70+ mph he stops and discovers the dog had shit all over the car.

Instead of realizing the fear and terror in the dog, and showing compassion for a fellow creature (and man's best friend) he asks the gas station attendant for a hose to wash off the shit on top of the car, with the dog still in the cage.

He is about to continue for another 400 mi, when someone intervenes and tells him its cruelty to animals. Upon thinking about his ongoing campaign and the potential negative fallout and liability, he decides to let the dog back inside the car.

A fine human being he. He should be able to find a job?

William Freeman said...

Cognitive Dissonance are two words which, in the not so distant future, will describe these times. Political Ponerology are two more. They'll be taught to the smallest of school children...with a taste of bah!

Like the German Farmer said, a moment to watch is the opening game of the Women's soccer World Cup in Berlin on the 26.06.2011. A german law firm has actually filed a temporary injunction on Frau Merkel to do everything she can to stop a false flag attack on that day, claiming she's in on the action. We will see. I personally, even though it hasn't been said publicly, think the Israelis were behind the whole EHEC thing...a little warning, like Merkels helicopter thing just a few months back.

I have it from a connected source that the Israelis are planning a mass exodus and already they're working on their whinging story about the bad, bad Arabs who drove them away and how they only wanted what's best for the region and now need a new home. Good luck with that.

I love the apocalypse.


William Freeman

wv: squestic...yeah it is.

Josey said...


Josey again. It occurred to me that the record snowfall, that only stopped recently, was easily factored into the rising "rivers" equation.

So, how is it that the floods, like the Missouri River and Mississippi, could not have been better controlled with dam releases over the course of the last several months. After all we have every kind of satellite view, thermal imaging and otherwise, that would predict the "melt", so why the disaster?

Is this latest Nuclear Reactor crisis also intended?

Anonymous said...

@fioan said... hahahah that is the truth! my mother who has her way with very snide remarks calls them: the overeducated idiots. And they've long ago taken the helm as management. Like the Emperors in their new clothes-are too unconsciously pompous to realize they are totally revealed to those of us with eyes, guts and hearts that do see.

the gardener

Lukiftian said...

There is a difference between the situation in France at the time of the revolution and North America of today, and that is that North Americans, particularly those under 40, nurture a sense of entitlement. When they realize that entitlement is false, it'll make the French Revolution look like a drawing room quarrel.

dublinmick said...

I can guarantee you something is going on around here. The Fort Peck Dam is one foot from the top. It is hydraulic and earth filled. It will break, domino effect, take out all six dams and the longest river in the U.S. the Missouri is coming right down through the center of the U.S. This would be the biggest disaster in U.S. history.

Denny said...

Odin's Raven...

"What are these people doing?"

Here in Sweden, every second TV advert is for pharmaceutical garbage (with new "chemist" shops opening up more and more all over the country), while in between are adverts more akin to hollywood movies for CANOLA oil margarine (known to cause negative heart conditions), Wasa bread containing 504 ppm acrylamide (1 ppm known to cause cancer) and the usual array of toxic, nano-particle commercial skin products.

Add to this the constant chewing/jewing gum adverts (also being advertised in series such as seinfeld) and bogus yogurts containing aspartame etc., and I'd say that this alone justifies TV as being "bad for your health".

Les, it was great talking with you today. Thanks for all you're doing.

kikz said...

"They are convicted out of their own mouths, without the need for a judge and jury."

um, here's a timely example...

Rob in WI said...

Lukiftian & William Freeman,
Very interesting and insightful posts. The comments here are serious and thoughtful. I don't know about what's going on in Germany, but here in the US, when my grandkids, nieces, and nephews realize they've been screwed (and many have), they're not going to bend over and grab their toes. Thanks, Visible, for the forum.

est said...

i'm half-way through
what the guy wrote

that burned himself up
yesterday in new hampshire

this won't be no tunisia
but it ought to be

one bystander said
"he was calm" [like that monk]
[i swear]

est said...

i couldn't finish it

but i skipped to the end

he loved his kids

neil said...

the revolution will not be televised,only the parts that they want us to see,

anyway I expect tptw are throwing everything out their at the moment hoping that they will be able to take control of some small part,but it is all falling apart,their is nothing they can do to stop it they created their own downfall on the energetic patterns of their desecrated thought trails and they are being eaten by them
like in some second rate b film made in the back alleys of the council estates of milton keynes or something

respects to you mr visibles,

Anonymous said...

pierre said...
(in doubting/melancholic mode)
there's always to remote possibility that they indeed can gameplan everything. that they want a revolutions (plural). that nothing will really change. but hey, I think I have changed my views and nouse a bit lately (and capacity for cognitive and behavioural changes), and if enough do, then real change can occur, somehow lessons learned, and the beast kept in its box.
still seems if its not going to be a solution not much better than the problem, we'z gunna need help somehow (looking at history).
on the other hand maybe there is such a thing as social progress and key modern ingredients like electric assisted communications, and as we sow we reap, and there be sufficient sowers, with a little luck, it could be "wonderful".
either way , there seems to be a collective and cosmic fork in this road coming right up. what an honour to live in these times. and maybe what a chance.
what a trip.

(is everyone going drunk?)

wv untsubs - have no idea what this word means, but it 'sounds' like a real word - for a non drinking drunk

DaveS said...

Hey, hey, I read two Visibles in one day! Now that's the way.

Bad poetry aside, I just wanted to again thank Vis and the community here for having the backbone to share their thoughts about these weird times.

How many freaks are thinkin' the same things and are remaining quiet? I imagine many, many more. Certainly more than I've got fingers and toes to count on, and I'm willing to attempt counting the toes and fingers of the billions of parasites that call my carcass home.

People need to speak-out to their fellow beings about these subjects. Personally I like to sneak something in about bankers or politicians or best yet, illegitimate Israel, when I'm engaged in pleasant banter about the weather or something boring like that. This is an affective way to spread truth, but remember to drop the subject the moment your listener seems uncomfortable. Laugh, and joke, and let the moment go... this will throw them off because they were going to start building their mental wall against the confusing information they're receiving.

Don't be angry at them, they can't help it, they have been conditioned to believe what they believe. I remember thinking people like us were kooky, 'conspiracy theory' freaks, now I know better but the change didn't come over night.

Most people are pretty good humans, they just can't conceive of the sort of outrageous criminal behavior that's taking place right before their eyes. Cue the Joseph Goebbels' quotes now...

It's our job – being slightly more enlightened than they are – to help them along... ease their transition from believer of lies to believers of a new, brighter future.


Ben said...

Vis, All,

Again, major resonance here.

It does seem like it is taking a long time to play out; I am once again reminded of the prophet Habakkuk, crying out:

"How long, LORD, must I call for help,
but you do not listen?
Or cry out to you, “Violence!”
but you do not save?
Why do you make me look at injustice? Why do you tolerate wrongdoing?"

Father Creator's response to His prophet was this:

“Write down the revelation
and make it plain on tablets
so that a herald may run with it.
For the revelation awaits an appointed time;
it speaks of the end
and will not prove false.
Though it linger, wait for it;
it will certainly come
and will not delay."

Vis and other heralds are "running" with this revelation; indeed, the revelation, the unveiling, the Apocalypse is here. I don't know, but I sense we are that stage where Father cautions "Though it linger, wait for it..."

And again, unless Father has opened one's eyes and ears, the heralded announcement/warning will go unheeded. It must be this way in order for true justice to be served; as Vis pointed out, they are convicted out of their own mouths... as well as their ongoing deeds.

And lately their words and deeds have become so extreme as to hardly bear belief - can anyone logically explain NATO's hostility towards the people of Libya? Can anyone logically explain Anthony Weiner's activity... and this guy was renowned for being so smart? I would have called this sort of activity as being unbelievably stupid, and that is not even connected to the unbelievably banal, carnal and immoral side of it.

The heralds are running with the revelation... so I will endeavor to await "the end" of which the revelation is announcing. Father Creator says "it will certainly come".

Sancho said...

Hi Les-I like to listen to your posted song while reading your readers comments. I was always bummed that the song would stop playing when I clicked on the "comments". It just donned on me that if you click on the pertinent blog title, you can listen to the song while you peruse the comments. I imagine most computer savvy people know this-but there could be others around like me.

neal said...

Revelation 22:11

He that is unjust, let him be unjust still: and he which is filthy, let him be filthy still: and he that is righteous, let him be righteous still:
and he that is holy, let him be holy still.

Not a suggestion, some kind of cosmic imperative.

I have struggled for years to understand the narrowing of choices, and the lockdown of roles being played out as the game enters this phase of unveiling.

It's starting to make sense, in a strange way- I can almost hear that voice off-stage muttering "something to do with free will".

Anonymous said...

Hello Visible and All,
This could be a fake and I'm sure there's already a debunking video in the making but just in case it's real, it makes for stranger and stranger times.
Love, Debbie

Thomas said...

Beautiful Mister Visible!

A man, touched by angels, told me a while ago, although I didn't understand it then, I've come to... "now I can only use my own experience" he said.

It seems slow, but what I've noticed is that people are actually waking as a consequence of the stillness. It seems like it lets all the last years' events sink in, and they notice a bigger picture. Perhaps the Divine Conscious Cosmos and all it's helping angels are so loving, that the "window of opportunity in which to awaken" that you've mentioned will stay open for a while longer. That being said, I agree with you. Tension is building also, and it will soon reach some critical point, I feel. But also, for those who are waiting, it also sinks in... I hope everyone's ready, and good luck to all.

To me it's incredible that you keep on going like you do. When I read your last mirrors, I thought "well, there IS only so much to be said, I guess". Still, you always manage to find some new approach to it all. You must have some lovely muses riding you ;)

Much Love to Everyone

Anonymous said...

To Anonymous 6:21, I read a tiny article buried in the paper today that the Mavi Marmara is not participating due to some kind of technical difficulties. Sigh.... I'm surprised I didn't see this on the net.

Thanks once again to Mr. Vis for sharing himself with us.


Anonymous said...

Leonard Cohen's "The Future":

Give me back my broken night
my mirrored room, my secret life
it's lonely here,
there's no one left to torture
Give me absolute control
over every living soul
And lie beside me, baby,
that's an order!
Give me crack and anal sex
Take the only tree that's left
and stuff it up the hole
in your culture
Give me back the Berlin wall
give me Stalin and St Paul
I've seen the future, brother:
it is murder.

Things are going to slide, slide in all directions
Won't be nothing
Nothing you can measure anymore
The blizzard, the blizzard of the world
has crossed the threshold
and it has overturned
the order of the soul
When they said REPENT REPENT
I wonder what they meant
When they said REPENT REPENT
I wonder what they meant
When they said REPENT REPENT
I wonder what they meant

You don't know me from the wind
you never will, you never did
I'm the little jew
who wrote the Bible
I've seen the nations rise and fall
I've heard their stories, heard them all
but love's the only engine of survival
Your servant here, he has been told
to say it clear, to say it cold:
It's over, it ain't going
any further
And now the wheels of heaven stop
you feel the devil's riding crop
Get ready for the future:
it is murder

Things are going to slide ...

There'll be the breaking of the ancient
western code
Your private life will suddenly explode
There'll be phantoms
There'll be fires on the road
and the white man dancing
You'll see a woman
hanging upside down
her features covered by her fallen gown
and all the lousy little poets
coming round
tryin' to sound like Charlie Manson
and the white man dancin'

Give me back the Berlin wall
Give me Stalin and St Paul
Give me Christ
or give me Hiroshima
Destroy another fetus now
We don't like children anyhow
I've seen the future, baby:
it is murder

Things are going to slide ...

When they said REPENT REPENT ...

Visible said...

There's a new Visible Origami up-

To Know the End from the Beginning.

Anonymous said...

Another Leonard Cohen song, possibly relevant to the rumors of an upcoming false flag attack in Berlin:

"First we take Manhattan", by Leonard Cohen (1986)

(Radio announcer's voice)
Was die Attentäter betrifft, die in Berlin den Anschlag auf die Deutsch-Arabische Gesellschaft verübt haben, ist die Polizei einen Schritt weiter gekommen. Die jetzt nach dem Anschlag...

They sentenced me to twenty years of boredom
For trying to change the system from within
I'm coming now, I'm coming to reward them
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin

I'm guided by a signal in the heavens
I'm guided by this birthmark on my skin
I'm guided by the beauty of our weapons
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin

I'd really like to live beside you, baby
I love your body and your spirit and your clothes
But you see that line there moving through the station?
I told you, I told you, told you, I was one of those

Ah you loved me as a loser, but now you're worried that I just might win
You know the way to stop me, but you don't have the discipline
How many nights I prayed for this, to let my work begin
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin

I don't like your fashion business mister
And I don't like these drugs that keep you thin
I don't like what happened to my sister
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin

I'd really like to live beside you, baby ...

And I thank you for those items that you sent me
The monkey and the plywood violin
I practiced every night, now I'm ready
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin

I am guided

Ah remember me, I used to live for music
Remember me, I brought your groceries in
Well it's Father's Day and everybody's wounded
First we take Manhattan, then we take Berlin

Anonymous said...

Some background info on Leonard Cohen (all from Wikipedia):

Cohen was born on 21 September 1934 in Westmount, Montreal, Quebec, into a middle-class Jewish family. His mother, of Lithuanian Jewish ancestry, emigrated from Lithuania while his great-grandfather emigrated from Poland.[11] Cohen's father was Polish.[12] He grew up in Westmount on the Island of Montreal. His father, Nathan Cohen, who owned a substantial Montreal clothing store, died when Cohen was nine years old. On the topic of being a Kohen, Cohen has said that, "I had a very Messianic childhood." He told Richard Goldstein in 1967. "I was told I was a descendant of Aaron, the high priest."[13]

Kohen (from Wikipedia):

A Kohen (or Kohain, Hebrew ??????, 'priest', pl. ??????, Kohanim) is the Hebrew word for priest. Jewish Kohens are traditionally believed and halachically required to be of direct patrilineal descent from the Biblical Aaron.

The name Kohen is used in the Torah to refer to priests, both Jewish and non-Jewish, as well as the Jewish nation as a whole. During the existence of the Temple in Jerusalem, Kohanim performed specific duties vis-à-vis the daily and festival sacrificial offerings.

Today Kohanim retain a lesser though somewhat distinct status within Judaism, and are bound by additional restrictions according to Orthodox Judaism.

est said...

leonard has it

what a shame
the pull of the tribe
is stronger than the
pull of his heart
same with dylan

they have/had a chance
to side with the truth
but it's busy-niz as usual
[playing tel-aviv]

a couple of these guys
on a flotilla
would go a long ways
in the right direction

Rob in WI said...

Interesting; that Leonard Cohen gets dragged into the conversation. His performance in the film "McCabe and Mrs. Miller" (one of my favorite flicks); in retrospect, is disturbing. The message I get is that things are inevitable, in the temporal world that be. Visible gives us the message that the temporal world doesn't necessarily "be". Thanks, V and fellows.

zaid boisselle said...

Did you write all of this at one a burst of inspiration? Geez!
Yes, I feel it THE SYSTEM hanging on us like an incubus. Yes, I know for sure that RELIEF is on the way and our good thoughts and action would greatly contribute. Thanks, a thousand thanks!

Visible said...


That's usually how it works.

Anonymous said...

About Leonard Cohen (yes, I'm the same anonymous who posted the lyrics):

Nice to see that other people picked up on it.

I have something even more disturbing: The video of Leonard Cohen's "First we take Manhattan" performed by Jennifer Warnes. In this video, made in the late 1980s, we see crowds running as in a panic in New York, in a scene eerily similar to 9/11 (watch around 2:30 in).

There seems to be a clear awareness of what was going to happen. And remember, this video was made in the 1980s. Scary.

Anonymous said...

Another "First we take Manhattan" video, even more stunning:

The first 40 seconds tell you all you need to know. It's a must watch.

This is taken from the intro to the BBC movie "Songs from the Life of Leonard Cohen", produced in 1988. Live sound is the BBC recording of Royal Albert Hall show, May 30, 1988.

Anonymous said...

Yet another version of "First we take Manhattan", this time with both Warnes and Cohen, and perhaps the most explicit regarding 9/11:

Watch out for these moments:
0:48-0.52 shots of some Manhattan buildings with something (smoke?) coming from them, people running in all directions in the streets of New York

1:00-1:05 Leonard Cohen going to his window in a high-rise building in New York; note the reddish hue of the sky

2:08-2:20 Crowds of people running in all directions in the streets of New York, as in a panic. Some people looking back quickly at the tall high-rise buildings before running away in a hurry.

It's all there. Nothing is hidden. Our worldview must now include the concept that, somehow, Leonard Cohen was aware, in the late 1980s, that an attack involving some high-rise buildings in Manhattan, with crowds running in all directions, would happen in the future. More important for our immediate future perhaps, is the "... then we take Berlin" part of the song.

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