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Although controversial, a Report from Iron Mountain reveals that the U.S. has been seeking to achieve at least an illusion of peace and security for many years. Originally thought by some to be a hoax, the passing of time has tended to attest to the report’s authenticity, since the concepts presented in it have been implemented in almost every detail.

Prepared by a 15 member Special Study Group in the 1960’s, the Report from Iron Mountain examined the problems that might result if the U.S. entered an era of peace. Should the world unite under a global government, there would be no adversaries with whom to wage war, making for a scenario of peace.

As appealing as that may sound, the study determined that an absence of war would present serious challenges to the structure of present day society. In a world governed by corporate interests, a state of peace would be vehemently opposed since disarmament would require “scrapping....a critical proportion of the most highly developed occupational specialties in the economy.”

According to the report, “even if lasting peace could be achieved, it would almost certainly not be in the best interests of society to achieve it.” Only during the threat of war are “the masses compliant enough to carry the yoke of government, because fear of conquest and pillage by an enemy can make almost any burden seem acceptable.”

“If a transition to peace is ever to come about without social disintegration,” the report concludes, “there must be an effective substitute for war with alternate enemies of credible quality and magnitude... Most likely, such a threat will have to be invented.” Qualifying as an ‘effective substitute for war’, a global environmental crisis, a threat from space, or a dangerous religious group could all serve to unite the world against a common enemy.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Report_from_Iron_Mountain

http://sjlendman.blogspot.com/search?q=iron+mountain

http://farmwars.info/?p=4881

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The interesting thing is that they've needed the pushing of the two kings to keep up their profits, but they've had as a long range goal a global government. So, they were scratching their heads trying to figure out how to make that work without compromising big business, and the enemy they've invented to fight is not only the environment, which they're probably messing up on purpose, but also, since their goal is to create a global religion, it follows that they will target BtG.

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I used to watch on old SciFi show called - Babylon 5. It had 2 "older" races - one (the Shadows) that felt the way this author did and one (Vorlons) that felt peace was the better way.

They used the other younger races to "battle" it out.

It is not hard to see how the side that enjoyed growth through conflict increased its "potential" to win - as we see this played out just like this "study".

But the other side grew its potential through exploration, arts, new discoveries and better technologies. It also grew through community building - adding new races to its side.

It was interesting to see the 2 ideals in conflict.

Anyway - as the show goes - every million or so years one side or the other would win. There never was a "clear" victor.

I just thought it would be interesting to add as it is "easy" to see how some could feel conflict is needed for growth. But the growth potential through exploration & better technologies also can exist absent conflict - even in this crazy world we live in. Switzerland isn't as rich as it is because they are always getting involved in wars.

But - only the Kingdom will fix this once and for all!! And Thank GOD that will be soon.

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