Hollywood’s Predictive Programming

Commentary on How Life Imitates Art by Mitch Santell

Hollywood has a deep dark secret. This secret is so deep and embedded within Hollywood’s DNA that the studios, producers, and executives never discuss it. What is it? The creation of films that provide you with a storyline that you know you have seen before. Yes, you have seen it before! It is called predictive programming.

Ever see the movie Geostorm? (Trailer is: 2 Minutes 29 Seconds).


Now let’s fast forward to what is happening in Redding over the past week. This clip from the Associated Press is for educational purposes only. (Time: 1 Minute 7 Seconds).

What Is ‘Predictive Programming’?

Predictive programming, a theorized method of mass mind control, proposes that people are conditioned, through works of fiction, to accept planned future scenarios.

How Would It Work?

Details of pre-planned societal changes are intentionally revealed to the masses through various forms of media. Propagandists use this type of foreshadowing as a means of pre-emptively minimizing resistance. Repeatedly exposing the public to the same specific themes should wear them down into a state of passive acceptance. By the time said changes start to manifest in reality, few will even think to question the developments, let alone rebel against them.

Fiction is the vehicle used to deliver these “predictions” for an important reason. When most people watch a film for example, they see it as a benign form of entertainment and nothing more. Therefore, as the viewer’s guard is lowered, messages can bypass the normal critical thinking process and download directly into the subconscious like a virus.

For predictive programming to work as a valid form of psychological conditioning, the following set of general rules and assumptions have to be made:

1). A group of powerful people (with a common agenda) might be able to exert a special influence over the entertainment industry.

2). People are less likely to resist societal developments that they’ve already been familiarised with.

3). The messages planted within fiction can vary in terms of their subtlety, ranging from subliminal clues to important plot points.

4). Although predictive programming prepares people for large social change, specific events can also be foreshadowed.

5). The exact contexts of the “predictions” (and the subsequent reactions of the characters within the story) aren’t strictly important.

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The story hits the media, and it doesn’t seem to bother us too much because we saw it in a movie.

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The culmination of film clips showing us what will happen before it does along with current news clips regarding Northern California.

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Jaron Lanier Is Done With Social Media

Comments on Waking Up to Social Engineering by Mitch Santell

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Yes, this is called a Newspaper.

Happy Saturday dear readers and followers and thank you for being here. Pour yourself a fresh hot or ice tea or a cup of coffee and listen as Jaron Lanier shares how he is building his career without being on social media. Jaron Lanier works for Microsoft, and his employer opening encourages him to dump on any platform that he feels is messing with society.

On this week’s new episode of Too Embarrassed to Ask, Kara Swisher talks with Jaron Lanier, a VR pioneer and longtime technology critic who currently works at Microsoft Research. He’s the author of a new book, “10 Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now” and explains why those who have the opportunity to quit platforms like Facebook and Twitter should do so. He compares the problem to past crusades against “mass addictions” like smoking or drunk driving, arguing that hearing more voices from people who are outside of the addiction may be the most helpful way to turn the tide.

You can listen to Too Embarrassed to Ask on Apple PodcastsSpotifyPocket CastsOvercast or wherever you listen to podcasts. Below, we’ve shared a lightly edited full transcript of Swisher’s chat with Lanier.

You can play the file here: (45 Minutes 6 Seconds).


The embedded podcast would not work here on my Word Press blog so here is the direct link: https://www.recode.net/2018/7/27/17618756/jaron-lanier-deleting-social-media-book-kara-swisher-too-embarrassed-podcast


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“If you can quit social media, but don’t, then you’re part of the problem, Jaron Lanier says!” 

Hollywood, #WalkAway Is Here To Stay

Reflections On A World That Has Gone Pear Shaped by Mitch Santell

The only way to survive the Democratic Party is to #WalkAway. Why do I say this? I was a Democrat from the age of 18 until the age of 60 when I decided that America needed to act like America again.

 

Here is my take on the #WalkAway Movement. You have thousands and thousands of Americans who decided that America could not take another four years of the USA acting like the Weimar Republic where anything goes.

Many will initially join the Republican party, long-term none of these people may even stay with the Republican party. What most people still don’t get is that President Trump is not a real Republican. He is an entrepreneur that ran as a Republican to blow the other side out of the water.

 

There is a massive blowback from the Obama years. To many of you who worshiped the ground that Obama walked on, you have to look further and take your research more seriously to realize that America is a “Constitutional Republic.”

What other country do you know of that exists to pursue Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Happiness?

The most sinister thing that happened under Obama was the Lisbon Treaty signed in 2007 that shifted power throughout Europe. There were many who fought long and hard against this Treaty. 

 

The Lisbon Treaty was signed anyway, and it was then something known as Article 50 that started the journey towards Brexit just as Trump was pushing to stop the TPP (The Transpacific Partnership Agreement).

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Hollywood is paying for the hell that they created. Hollywood is not on the right side of history. When I saw that “Trump’s Star On Hollywood Walk of Fame Destroyed With Pickaxe,” I knew that the blowback and hatred toward our President are the worst that I have ever experienced.

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Perverted Pedophile Hollywood Will Pay For Their Mistake.

Donald J. Trump is the closest thing to Ross Perot that we will ever have in office so be grateful.

 

Ross Perot like Donald Trump did not mince words.

 

Ross Perot said “NAFTA” would create a “Giant Sucking Sound” in America with massive job losses to Mexico. This clip from 1992 is 2 minutes and 35 seconds long and worth reviewing again.

Hollywood’s Dirty Secret

The tinsel town that we know as Hollywood must continue to spin their lies about what is going on behind the curtain and the casting couch. It was crucial that Hollywood Executive’s like John Lasseter leave because if they did not, then the ultimate truth would come out.

 

WTF? Can you believe what this woman is saying? Wake Up!

Here is my final comment on this posting (12 Seconds): 


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Marcus Tullius Cicero

“A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within. An enemy at the gates is less formidable, for he is known and carries his banner openly. But the traitor moves amongst those within the gate freely, his sly whispers rustling through…all the alleys, heard in the very halls of government itself.

For the traitor appears not a traitor; he speaks in accents familiar to his victims, and he wears their face and their arguments, he appeals to the baseness that lies deep in the hearts of all men. He rots the soul of a nation, he works secretly and unknown in the night to undermine the pillars of the city, he infects the body politic so that it can no longer resist. A murderer is less to fear. The traitor is the plague.”

– Marcus Tullius Cicero

 

 

 

Engineering perception for “the new world”

Think as an individual and don’t base your opinion on groupthink or identity politics. Here is another spectacular posting by Jon Rappoport successfully articulating what so many of us think and know is going on!

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by Jon Rappoport

July 19, 2018

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The primary feature of The Group is: its members look at events in accordance with what they think other members are seeing.

It’s like passing around an unknown object, from hand to hand, and describing it as you believe everyone else will describe it.

You are always listening for “an echo effect” before it happens.

And you claim the echo effect is what you perceive.

High-IQ idiots will tell you this is the only way society can operate. They no longer know what it means to see things as they actually see them. And when they vaguely sniff out a free individual, they recoil in horror.

In the early days of the American Republic, as the two-party system developed, certain men saw the movement toward collectivism.

In phase one, it was evolving into polarized opposition. It…

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After NATO

Comments from a Republic called America by Mitch Santell

The NATO meeting that we witnessed online live was terrific to watch. Trump is doing his best actually to represent the Sovereign Interests of America. Unlike President Obama, who was a globalist, Trump is fighting directly for the USA.

The United Nations is a Globalist organization that is in global partnerships with NGO (Non-Government Organizations) who act in stealth.

While I deeply respect President Obama’s style and coolness while in office, I didn’t appreciate his vision and passion for Globalization.

Ladies and Gentlemen, dear readers of this blog, we do not want America to turn into Europe. Why? Germany is an excellent example of a country that has been overrun by foreigners. The reason that I mention this because America is a Republic, not a Democracy.

President Trump isn’t going to withdraw from NATO, he wants other countries to contribute their fair share. On top of this? Trump just told the Prime Minister of England that their “deal is off.”

Before Donald Trump even ran for President, even President Obama said that we needed a “Global Correction.”

It was President Obama who literally “created President Trump.” Obama in my humble view seemed to run America like it was the Weimar Republic. In Obama’s world, anything goes, and the rights of Transgenders are substantially more important than other issues facing America. What did people want? They wanted jobs. Trump is getting them jobs. Want more proof? It was not Hillary Clinton that attacked Donald J. Trump, it was Obama. I watched Obama while living in New Zealand and I was pulling my hair out.

President Trump has absolutely no intention of leaving NATO, but he is sick and tired of America footing the majority of a financial bill to keep NATO intact.

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What Globalists say; what they really mean

Deeper Reflections by Mitch Santell

This is a crucial blog posting, and I suggest that you read it. Why? It will explain more than anything else, why President Trump is in office, and it also tells why America is so divided. There is something significant that happened at NATO. Did you see it? Oh, what exciting times! I’ll have more to say about this in my next post.

 

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Trump did something big at NATO. Did you spot it?

 

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What Globalists say; what they really mean

By Jon Rappoport

“[The] nation state as a fundamental unit of man’s organized life has ceased to be the principal creative force. International banks and multinational corporations are acting and planning in terms that are far in advance of the political concepts of the nation state.” (Zbigniew Brzezinski, 1969)

This famous quote from one of the world’s leading Globalists could have been written more truthfully. For example: “We must do everything we can to eliminate the reality of separate and individual countries. In this regard, breaking down borders with massive waves of immigration will go a long way.”

And what about Brzezinski’s remark that corporations and banks are acting in ways that are “far in advance” of the nation-state?

Perhaps this is what he means by advanced concepts: Corporations are empowered to set up factories in Third World hellholes, where they employ workers…

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Apple Has Something Big Up Their Sleeve

Nostalgic Reflections by Mitch Santell

After Steve Jobs, I have been searching my heart and soul for what is going to be Apple, Inc.’s saving grace. When Steve Jobs passed on the DNA that is Apple, a piece of the company died when Steve did. Not an easy thing to admit because I was inducted into the Apple Cult early on in 1984.

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1984 512K Fat Mac with External Disk Drive.

In 1984 I purchased a Fat Mac for 3,700.00 Dollars plus Tax in Los Angeles. Now fast forward to 2018 and look where Apple is now.

Apple can’t stand still, and it is trying not to be a casualty of its own success.

Apple has something big brewing. What is it? Apple is about to overtake Spotify as the top paid streaming service. There is a reason for this. The reason is Apple incredible relationship with its customers.

The streaming market is being fine-tuned. If you are a songwriter and artist, you are going to have to pay very close attention to what each of these streaming companies is doing.

Spotify is being as innovative as Apple in that the company is allowing artists to sign themselves to Spotify as a real artist giving them more control of their content.

Many companies offer the same product, but their pricing scheme is related to how they can accumulate the most amount of customers.

Take a deep breath investing a few moments in listening and watching what is happening at Napster. (Yeah, man, they are still around)! The company is now called Rhapsody / Napster. The new company adds 24,000 new streaming tracks every 24 hours. The company has their payout structure in place and are paying top dollar to the artists and companies.

Time to reflect on where the market is shifting. Let me know your thoughts. I’ll expand further on the challenges that face Apple and why but in the meantime, check out this reflective talk between Bill Patrizio, President & CEO, Rhapsody Int’l – Napster (USA) interviewer: Mark Mulligan, Managing Director & Analyst, MIDiA Research (UK)

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My 100, 10, 1 Rule

Simple Tip by Mitch Santell

It will take a total of 100 Contacts within any industry to do your project.
It has to be the right contacts, and you will know as you uncover them.

It only takes 10 minutes to start a task you dislike. After 10 minutes you can stop, but in most situations, you will invest the extra 20 or 30 minutes needed to finish it. The result? Your day will be productive and inspired.

It only takes one person to believe in your dream. With just one person, new energy exists that does not exist when you are apart.

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After Thinking Outside The Box

Excited thoughts by Mitch Santell

The phrase so many of us have heard over the past 30+ years is about “Thinking Outside the Box!” Thank God the box is finally on fire, and so many of us entrepreneurs are ready to step out from the circle of mediocrity to create something bigger!

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It is better to “burn the box” rather than think outside of it.

Why You Should Stop Caring and Start Doing What You Love

By Luken Surge Via The Daily Bell

How do you do what you love when it goes against everything you have been taught by this collectivist society? Do you get told that your dreams will land you in the gutter? That your passions are a surefire way to crash and burn? Well, what if that wasn’t true at all? What if you could earn a living from doing exactly what you love? (Spoiler Alert: You can!)

Here is the truth of 2018: you don’t have to be trapped by society’s prefabricated boxes anymore. The digital era has opened up a trove of new opportunities in industries and markets that didn’t even exist 10-20 years ago. New products and services are popping up every day. There is a rising demand for unexpected skills and passions. There is definitely a place in this new world for you.

The Box is burning right now and it’s a pretty good time to get out of it.

The reality is that the old world is falling away, and quickly. Industries, products, and companies that reigned supreme years ago are moving overseas, being replaced by AI & machines, or going out of business.

A good example is Blackberry. Back when smartphones were hitting the market, Blackberry didn’t go with the new trend. Blackberry wanted to stay with their old model, but the market was demanding the ability to customize their own experience. They never adapted and Blackberry faded from the store shelves.

More recently, Toys R Us has been left in the dust. By not adapting to the shifts in the toy-selling market, they fell behind.

Sounds a little depressing, doesn’t it? But it just means opportunity for you.

The way is opening for new markets, and you can find–or create–your place in them right now.

You don’t have to open a physical store: eBay and Amazon provide platforms to sell products.

Many of the wealthiest people got their start renting real estate. That’s never been easier or more lucrative with Airbnb.

Education on any skill you want to learn is at your fingertips online–and often free.

You want to travel and do your work on the go? There is the digital nomad lifestyle that didn’t even exist a few years ago.

Read more about the nomad lifestyle here:http://bit.ly/2zduObh

 

America, This 4th Feels Like America.

A reflection by Mitch Santell

From our house to yours and from my heart to yours, I want to wish all of you a very Happy 4th of July.

This 4th of July celebration is especially significant because for the first time in a long time America seems to be on a steady course of change.

Change is what Americans do best. The only thing that remains constant is change.

My prediction is that you will witness a transitional change in the next two years that you never experienced. These changes are significant for America and allow America to remain at the forefront of being a Republic.

Our country was formed based on the individual first, then the states and the Federal Government last.

Most people I know in my world are doing better in 2018 than they were during the shit storm we went through in 2010. Listen, I love my country, and in 2007, I couldn’t live in fear anymore and moved to New Zealand for over five years. The biggest lesson I took away from that experience is this: When America get’s a cold, the rest of the world gets pneumonia.

Do we have a Republic or don’t we? Let’s try and keep her.

Over the weeks and months ahead I’ll be dissecting, analyzing and commenting on why Hollywood collapsed and the “Streaming Wars” have taken over. Get ready; it’s going to be a wild ride.

Listen, we can’t change our past, we really can’t predict our future, but we can live in the ever-present now that is America. As it is often said, those who don’t remember their past are doomed to repeat it, that’s not the truth, it is those who don’t study their history that may be doomed to repeat it. When America is based more on the individual than the Government, then all of our dreams can come true. We have some tough days ahead Ladies and Gentleman but nothing like the rest of the world.

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PERSPECTIVES ON THE CONSTITUTION: A REPUBLIC, IF YOU CAN KEEP IT

By Richard R. Beeman, Ph.D.

While today we marvel at the extraordinary accomplishment of our Founding Fathers, their own reaction to the US Constitution when it was presented to them for their signatures was considerably less enthusiastic. Benjamin Franklin, ever the optimist even at the age of 81, gave what was for him a remarkably restrained assessment in his final speech before the Constitutional Convention: “…when you assemble a number of men to have the advantage of their joint wisdom, you inevitably assemble with those men, all their prejudices, their passions, their errors of opinion, their local interests, and their selfish views.” He thought it impossible to expect a “perfect production” from such a gathering, but he believed that the Constitution they had just drafted, “with all its faults,” was better than any alternative that was likely to emerge.

Nearly all of the delegates harbored objections, but persuaded by Franklin’s logic, they put aside their misgivings and affixed their signatures to it. Their over-riding concern was the tendency in nearly all parts of the young country toward disorder and disintegration. Americans had used the doctrine of popular sovereignty–“democracy”–as the rationale for their successful rebellion against English authority in 1776. But they had not yet worked out fully the question that has plagued all nations aspiring to democratic government ever since: how to implement principles of popular majority rule while at the same time preserving stable governments that protect the rights and liberties of all citizens.

Few believed that a new federal constitution alone would be sufficient to create a unified nation out of a collection of independent republics spread out over a vast physical space, extraordinarily diverse in their economic interests, regional loyalties, and ethnic and religious attachments. And there would be new signs of disorder after 1787 that would remind Americans what an incomplete and unstable national structure they had created: settlers in western Pennsylvania rebelled in 1794 because of taxes on their locally distilled whiskey; in western North Carolina there were abortive attempts to create an independent republic of “Franklin” which would ally itself with Spain to insure its independence from the United States; there was continued conflict with Indians across the whole western frontier and increased fear of slave unrest, particularly when news of the slave-led revolution in Haiti reached American shores.

But as fragile as America’s federal edifice was at the time of the founding, there was much in the culture and environment that contributed to a national consensus and cohesion: a common language; a solid belief in the principles of English common law and constitutionalism; a widespread commitment (albeit in diverse forms) to the Protestant religion; a shared revolutionary experience; and, perhaps most important, an economic environment which promised most free, white Americans if not great wealth, at least an independent sufficiency.

The American statesmen who succeeded those of the founding generation served their country with a self-conscious sense that the challenges of maintaining a democratic union were every bit as great after 1787 as they were before. Some aspects of their nation-building program–their continuing toleration of slavery and genocidal policies toward American Indians–are fit objects of national shame, not honor. But statesmen of succeeding generations–Lincoln foremost among them–would continue the quest for a “more perfect union.”

Such has been our success in building a powerful and cohesive democratic nation-state in post-Civil War America that most Americans today assume that principles of democracy and national harmony somehow naturally go hand-in-hand. But as we look around the rest of the world in the post-Soviet era, we find ample evidence that democratic revolutions do not inevitably lead to national harmony or universal justice. We see that the expression of the “popular will” can create a cacophony of discordant voices, leaving many baffled about the true meaning of majority rule. In far too many places around the world today, the expression of the “popular will” is nothing more than the unleashing of primordial forces of tribal and religious identity which further confound the goal of building stable and consensual governments.

As we look at the state of our federal union 211 years after the Founders completed their work, there is cause for satisfaction that we have avoided many of the plagues afflicting so many other societies, but this is hardly cause for complacency. To be sure, the US Constitution itself has not only survived the crises confronting it in the past, but in so doing, it has in itself become our nation’s most powerful symbol of unity–a far preferable alternative to a monarch or a national religion, the institutions on which most nations around the world have relied. Moreover, our Constitution is a stronger, better document than it was when it initially emerged from the Philadelphia Convention. Through the amendment process (in particular, through the 13th, 14th, 15th and 19th Amendments), it has become the protector of the rights of all the people, not just some of the people.

On the other hand, the challenges to national unity under our Constitution are, if anything, far greater than those confronting the infant nation in 1787. Although the new nation was a pluralistic one by the standards of the 18th century, the face of America in 1998 looks very different from the original: we are no longer a people united by a common language, religion or culture; and while our overall level of material prosperity is staggering by the standards of any age, the widening gulf between rich and poor is perhaps the most serious threat to a common definition of the “pursuit of happiness.”

The conditions that threaten to undermine our sense of nationhood, bound up in the debate over slavery and manifested in intense sectional conflict during the pre-Civil War era, are today both more complex and diffuse. Some of today’s conditions are part of the tragic legacy of slavery–a racial climate marked too often by mutual mistrust and misunderstanding and a condition of desperate poverty within our inner cities that has left many young people so alienated that any standard definition of citizenship becomes meaningless. More commonly, but in the long run perhaps just as alarming, tens of millions of Americans have been turned-off by the corrupting effects of money on the political system. Bombarded with negative advertising about their candidates, they express their feelings of alienation by staying home on election day.

If there is a lesson in all of this it is that our Constitution is neither a self-actuating nor a self-correcting document. It requires the constant attention and devotion of all citizens. There is a story, often told, that upon exiting the Constitutional Convention Benjamin Franklin was approached by a group of citizens asking what sort of government the delegates had created. His answer was: “A republic, if you can keep it.” The brevity of that response should not cause us to under-value its essential meaning: democratic republics are not merely founded upon the consent of the people, they are also absolutely dependent upon the active and informed involvement of the people for their continued good health.

Dr. Richard Beeman is professor of history and dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. The University is NCC’s academic partner, and for the year 1997 – 98. Dr. Beeman serves as vice chair of our Distinguished Scholars Advisory Panel.

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I leave you with “American Tune,” written by Paul Simon. Released on May 5, 1973, and the song in 2018 is just a relevant today. God bless you all!