There is another tradition of resistance to the modern world that has very different ideals and can serve as the basis of an old-new radical philosophy of natural and cosmic belonging, inspiring humanity to step away from the nightmare transhumanist slave-world into which we are today being herded.
Although we can certainly identify criminocracy as the culprit, it is industrial development which is the actual physical act of violence with which it is carrying out the murder of our natural world and of human freedom and well-being.
Because industrialism is the means by which the system exists, our rulers have gone out of their way to ensure that most people never question its domination.
Chesterton wants to insist that no matter how hard or unlikely it might be for us to reestablish a decent human society, it is possible, if very difficult, to get there from here.
We can educate and coordinate ourselves, we can refuse the system ourselves. What’s more, demands, like leaders, can be managed. The greatest threat to the system is un-needy silent action.
The entity of death’s societies are dead things, in which its top-down control stamps out any possibility of choice, self-determination or the expression of a culture which comes from the shared human heart.
We are never supposed to challenge the wisdom and long-term feasibility of the “inevitable” advance of Progress, economic growth and industrial development: the thought-box only allows us to discuss the means by which all this should be managed.
Camatte advocates regeneration of nature through the end or radical curtailment of civilization and technology, and a new way of life outside the capitalist/socialist mode of production.
Because the criminocracy presents its agenda as benevolent and progressive, others will be happily working for its global machineries without ever seeing the dark reality behind the rainbow-coloured facade.
In truth, our freedom-affirming anti-globalist energy must necessarily go beyond the question of national independence to target the structures and impositions within that national framework which are the root source of global exploitation.
“Are we already at the end of the evolutionary line for the self-governing individual human?”
How to Overthrow the System: brew your own beer; kick in your Tee Vee; kill your own beef; build your own cabin and piss off the front porch whenever you bloody well feel like it.