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Introduction to controls

This section is in preparation...

The control of the maintenance of the social and economic status of the factions who operate the power-by-proxy through political parties has become critical because the overall management of the economy has resulted in extremes. Extreme of wealth and extremes of deprivation all within the same country. This state of extremes creates a tension of a rising decline in trust of those oppressing and those oppressed and as a result the means of control become even more oppressive and precipitate an increasing social strife resulting from the introduction of laws and regulations geared towards intimidation.

The technique applied to bring such mechanism into law and regulation frameworks is imprecise and often fuzzy language in Bills brought before parliament and which are open to "interpretation" and judge-proofed by enabling the Attorney General or the police with the final say over the significance of meaning and how an Act and regulations should apply. In this process there is a gravitation of removing immediate public oversight and moderation in the form of juries from such legal processes to ensure those in power an able to impose the full force of their preferences in how to treat constituents.

Laws are being created which no longer have a rational logic and moderation of the community conscience in the form of a jury to establish what would be expected in any particular situation. This is being replaced by a system wherein what members of the public do or even say which might counter the interests of the powerful then the result is the imposition of severe sanctions that are out of all proportion to the act concerned and which might, in reality, be potentially beneficial for the majority. The tactic applied is somewhat like public hangings, the decapitated head on a pike or the Inquisition's "purifications" of burning people at the stake.

Many former minor non-criminal acts are becoming misdemeanors of prisonable criminal offenses.

Imprecise language

In the wake of the September 11 terror attacks, the American government implemented a wave of overt policies to fight the nation’s enemies. Unseen and undetected by the public, however, another set of tools were brought to bear on the domestic front.

Karen Greenberg's book, "Subtle Tools", explains how these “subtle tools” imperil the very foundations of democracy, from the separation of powers and transparency in government to adherence to the Constitution.

The most effective means for the power-by-proxy system to exercise control and dampen oversight has been through secrecy and subterfuge. However, governments need to justify their decisions in a public arena so they often resort to the purposeful use of imprecise language. (for more details see the CybaCity coverage: "The impact ofthe tactics of dishonesty and subtefuge on a nation")

Such techniques enable innocuous sounding terminologies to be subject to a wide range of interpretations including decisions to assassinate and murder people.

However, this dishonest tactic is undermined if the public gains access to the communications which control the hidden and often illegal activities. However, what is being done in the name of the constituents of a country are clearly a matter of public interest. Thus, the treatment of whistle blowers in exposing such rampant corruption of democratic processes is to apply the very regulations, shaped by imprecise terminology to create a basis for harsh treatment of individuals who stand of the side of truth, transparency and pubic interest.

The most notorious current example of this form of horrendous treatment, designed to be a warning and to intimidate others who might wish to reveal the truth, is the case of Julian Assange. The reality is that the case of Assange is a billboard exposing to the world the brash, crude and visceral approach to justice manipulated by power by proxy political parties in Britain. And yet these same political parties have the affront of pass judgement on "human rights" in other countries from within the shadow of Belmarsh prison in the heart of London.


This marginalizing of a large part of the constituency creates a state of increasing limitations of freedom of action and expression, damping down prospects related to the limitation of resources available to most. This situation leads to a form of intimidation and cultivation of submissive behaviour considered by increasing numbers to be the only means whereby they can avoid damaging their individual prospects. This has the objective of creating a state of affairs where people fear of calling attention to outrages for fear of becoming conspicuous by rebelling against them. We face a situation where, "... the only thing enabling the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing because of intimidation" which is a variant on a phrase attributed to Edward Burke (1729–1797). In a satirical work by Samuel Butler (1612-1680), "Huldibras" there is a part with the following lines,

"He that complies against his will is of his own opinion still, which he may adhere to and yet disown for reasons to himself best known." These messages although written 270 and 370 years ago, unfortunately reflect the default status and state of an increasing numbers of our constituents and this is raising questions as to the efficacy of our so-called democracy.

It is the fact that compliance with norms of behaviour imposed by the powerful establishes a scenario of apparent order when in reality people will, while diminished, still remains and this is why this process is driving society towards conflict.


Beside the general trend of imposition, it is very apparent that the process of intimidation has ramifications in creating differentials marked by race, ethnic origins, religion, economic status, notions of intelligence, assumed social status and others. There is also the use of language and presentation of party political positions which are all designed to shape opinion and in many cases maintain a level of mind control. This aspect is increasingly effective in the domain of online social media and a very low level and inconsistent contribution of the corporate media whose tendency is to act as mouthpieces of the powerful as a basis for survival and to using scandal and shock headlines to bamboozle the public with essentially useless nonsense detracting from more important issues.

It is time for a politics without parties!!