Who I write for
by Jon Rappoport
January 8, 2018
“Imagination is the soul’s way of saying: I never give up.” (The Magician Awakes, Jon Rappoport)
I have published this piece before. It stands as my best description of why I do what I do. And now I’m adding a new introduction:
When I began writing seriously, in the summer of 1959, the idea that I would focus on The Individual was the farthest thing from my mind.
I assumed everyone was an individual. Case closed. Why bother to mention it? Why bother to think about it?
Even then, though, a massive propaganda operation was underway. It was aimed at replacing the individual with the group. Some people call this cultural Marxism. It’s much larger than that. It’s Collectivism at every possible level. It aims to eradicate the individual’s awareness that he is an individual. Why? Because if he truly knows what he is, then he also knows that society and civilization are opposing him. They are dedicated to the creation and sustenance of groups. Groups are manageable. Individuals aren’t.
Needless to say, much has happened since that time.
Skipping ahead, by the late 1990s it had become apparent to me that many people were falling by the wayside. Their “universal tolerance” was a form of self-sabotage. They were sacrificing themselves on the soft buttery altar of “doing good.” It was obvious to me, for example, that the notion of repairing all past injustices of society was a well with no bottom. It…Read More