FUCK my country

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Status: In Progress  |  Genre: Non-Fiction  |  House: Booksie Classic


I can’t think of anywhere in the world where society isn’t corrupted by lies and hypocrisy, except in Catalonia in 1936-1939. The same values more or less are taught by every government to rationalise their “defence” force. In their own unique way each government blindsides its civilians from childhood by teaching the same values in the the propaganda model of education. I know it’s true in Australia because I had the misfortune of being indoctrinated here.

The difference is we like to think of ourselves as civilised as opposed to barbaric, as “better” than Muslims. We see Muslims as terrorists despite the important fact that there’s never been even a single “terrorist” attack by Muslims in Australia. The only genocides in this country were perpetrated by white people with Christian values and you know it, ever since our colonialist ancestors landed here more than 200 years ago. 

If there were a terrorist attack by Muslims, the event would likely be latched onto by bought media and used as an example of why we should be afraid of “terrorists”. We feel righteous in all this in that we possess Christian values, but barring the occasional magnanimous gesture and false displays of kindness, nobody ever practices these values, so I believe the whole idea of religious freedom is a farce used as a tool by government to enlist troops. Just like the North Americans. 

There’s no other reason why we have been killing innocent people and siphoning resources in the Middle East for the last 20 years and everyone knows. However most people who are conscious of this are afraid to say anything for fear of being ostracised. 

There is a sinister underlying intolerance of all that differs from the norm in the atmosphere of our school system, in religion, in race, in behaviour... everything is controlled by the invisible hand and the individual is powerless. 

That reliance on the “syllabus” always struck me as oddly dystopian. So disconnected from nature and spirit. Grotesque. People either don’t see it or they pretend not to and are compelled to look the other way. 

So individually we’re powerless against the forces that brainwash us for years from birth and once we’re good and ready shuffle us off to the front lines to participate in ridiculous holy wars based on the most childish premises. In the same way we look back with disgust at the Spanish inquisitions perpetrated in the name of Catholicism, so will our ancestors feel disgusted when they look back at our actions in this time. 

Charlie Chaplin taught us a century ago that we were men and not machines and yet we continue marching in this grave direction all for pride and greed and nothing more. Such is the despicable nature of man in the world we inhabit. The world would be better off without us.

In the end we’re all people - no matter race or religion - and to pit us against each other under false premises is more criminal than the great majority of criminal acts anyone locked up in the US has committed... to say the least. Politicians love to use the phrase “fight for your country”. Well then FUCK my country. Fuck nationalism and fuck everyone who mindlessly defends this value. I just happened to be born here. I didn’t ask for the geographical convenience and I’m sure I’d feel the same way no matter where I was born post-disillusionment. 


Submitted: April 27, 2021

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moa rider

You're no left handed are you? We aren't using logic anymore and politicians sign us up to stuff the people don't understand. We have to beware of the UN's Agenda 21/30 and its implications and beware of following the US lead on almost everything. A good rant. Usianguke

Tue, April 27th, 2021 9:12pm

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Thanks. The UN “Human Rights” Council is scary. As soon as my country (Australia) got a seat we started selling weapons to Saudi Arabia :|

Wed, April 28th, 2021 10:33pm

LE. Berry

Fighting for a 'country' is an outdated concept. History has shown that the wealthy are behind all war. Patriotic brain washing is a worldwide problem and is a part of all political concept and application. Thanks for the work olive tree.

Tue, April 27th, 2021 10:24pm

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Thanks!

Tue, April 27th, 2021 5:45pm

Sluggy

Disillusioned

Fight for ones country? Sounds like Scotland when Romans took Britania. Country was at one time, a patch of land shared by people with a commonality. To survive together sharing resources and working together. That time is no longer.

Thu, April 29th, 2021 3:44pm

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But it might yet be.

Thu, April 29th, 2021 7:23pm

Sluggy

Disillusioned

Fight for ones country? Sounds like Scotland when Romans took Britania. Country was at one time, a patch of land shared by people with a commonality. To survive together sharing resources and working together. That time is no longer.

Thu, April 29th, 2021 3:44pm

tom mcmullen

The first Islamic terrorist attack in Australia was in 1915 at Broken Hill! If you don't like Australia why not try Saudi Arabia, I hear the camels are good this time of year!

Fri, April 30th, 2021 2:09am

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You’re completely missing the point of this essay. I like this country. I hate nationalism. It’s the same in virtually every country because people are conceited, stupid, childish, greedy and vain.

Thu, April 29th, 2021 7:23pm

olive tree

@ Tom mcmullen (because I don’t know how to edit comments).

I looked up the 1914 shooting in broken hill. 2 people with rifles killed 4 people they didn’t like. Wiki says “It is claimed that the incident was attributed to Turks in order to rally the Australian public for the war.”

You could have picked a better example like the Hilton hotel bombing in 1973.

Still, why don’t you go ahead and look up how many officially sanctioned massacres of indigenous people happened between 1828-1928? You don’t think that more significant, I suppose?

Fri, April 30th, 2021 2:34am

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