George Orwell on the “War On Terror” [Video]


English: George Orwell in Hampstead On the cor...

English: George Orwell in Hampstead On the corner of Pond Street and South End Road, opposite the Royal Free Hospital. The bookshop has long gone. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

This has got to be the best kept secret of the last 150 years
‘Police and intelligence agencies create the vast majority of terror, everything from bombings to beheadings to garden variety “trouble” at peaceful demonstrations. We’ll be demonstrating how this works in upcoming videos. In the meantime, make sure you watch this at least two times. Why?

‘It has to do with The Big Lie Theory which was a favorite of Hitler’s. His point was the average, normal, sane person will never believe what governments really do because it is beyond their experience to lie and commit such outrageous crimes…’
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World’s ‘Greatest’ Mass Murderess Bathed in Blood
Countess Elizabeth Bathory of the Kingdom of Hungary reportedly tortured and killed up to 650 girls and bathed in their blood because she believed it kept her looking young. How more vain can you get?

‘In the lovely Slovakian town of Trencin, my friend Martin and I are joined by two guides, Ivan Kralik and Peter Pastier, who work in the local tourism office.

‘They drive us to the town of Cachtice, 30 kilometers away, recounting the story of the Blood Countess.

‘The macabre name came from her apparent tendency to bathe in the blood of her victims.

‘She’s said to have believed the blood of virgin girls would maintain her youthful-looking skin…’
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More Vanity
Comic Book Sold for $3.2M
‘A precious copy of a comic book Action Comic #1 with a near perfect condition raked in $3.2 million on eBay making it the most expensive comic book in the world today.

‘The first issue of the series comic book Action Comics introduced Superman to the world on April 18, 1938. It is believed there are about 50 to 100 original copies of the comics in existence today. Collectibles dealer and owner of Pristine Comics Darren Adams had one of them and it was in a remarkably nearly pristine condition…’
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The Ways Space is Trying to Kill Us
‘…We’ve heard about the deaths of the three Apollo astronauts during a launching pad test exercise in 1967, the six who lost their lives when the space shuttle Challenger disintegrated 73 seconds after liftoff in 1986, and the seven who were killed when the Columbia shuttle broke up during re-entry in 2003

‘But while leaving Earth and returning to it are both risky business, the time that astronauts spend in the airless, cold and highly irradiated void of space is fraught with ever-present lethal peril, too. Space is so dangerous, in fact, that it’s amazing that only three humans—a trio of Soviet cosmonauts on a 1971 mission—have actually perished there. Here are 10 of the ways in which the cosmos is unforgiving of our inherent frailties…’
10 ways

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