‘Catching Fire’

Knowledge is the coin-of-every-realm that can legitimately call itself a nation-state. From our earliest childhood day’s people learn to become self-aware and almost immediately, in one way or another, that very early independence comes under attack from virtually every area in infancy.


Parents, religious conventions, political beliefs and many forms of social organizations and conventions tend to destroy the qualities inherent in personal-imagination, creativity, originality and especially independent thought, in almost all its forms. This period of ‘incubation’ and gesticulation could be seen to be very much like the hibernation, wherein a butterfly is slowly and deliberately formed from another living substance. During and after grade-school the real intensity to JOIN, to OBEY the larger society, and to SURENDER the self to an over-arching series of demands becomes almost inescapable.

If this process is cut short by say the separation of the child from its family (and by deduction) from the entire system that would have represented the cocoon to that point—then there is still a chance that the child could become an adult outside the traditional forms and that is what gets branded as either a rebel or an individual—because each person that is able to break away keeps his or her own fires, and sees according to his or her own lights.

When a person has become part of the artificiality of Tribute; then all real choices have been destroyed and what remains of “choice” is made for the individual by the State. However upon a careful examination anyone can quickly determine that all of what the State is offering as any kind of a supposed “opportunity” in fact does not contain any change at all from whatever came before: In fact what is always obtained by any election is always much, much worse than whatever proceeded it. In fact our “elections” provide the public with the glaring fact that this year Amerikans will not even be allowed to count their own ballots—Spain will do it for us!

“Do you know who is going to be counting the votes on Election Day 2012? Most Americans never even think about this. Most Americans just assume that their votes will count and that the government will ensure that the counting process is done honestly and fairly. But is this really the case? Sadly, the vast majority of people never take the time to “look behind the curtain” to see how things really work. If they did, they might find themselves extremely upset about what they would find. The integrity of our voting process is of the utmost importance. If we do not have the ballot box, then what avenues for changing our government do we have left? Unfortunately, the integrity of our elections has been called into question quite a few times in recent years, and now a Spanish company known as Scytl will be involved in reporting election results for hundreds of jurisdictions across the United States this upcoming election day. Will those election results be accurate?

It is absolutely amazing that a foreign company has been able to gain such control over the reporting of election results in the United States without it ever making a significant splash in the mainstream media.” (1)

In a very twisted way this is similar to the shadow-government’s current plan to evacuate the City of Chicago so that a ZATO meeting of the world’s most-corrupt Outlaws can decide in SECRET what to do NEXT to the world.

“Is your life really that cheap that you would be willing to die to serve the world’s scummiest people for just a few hours of your irreplaceable time? Why don’t we set the agenda this time by “WITHHOLDING our SERVICES.”

Think about it people! Because we KNOW that traditional demonstrations have always FAILED and have only managed to get us arrested, brutalized or killed – and we have NEVER succeeded whenever we have used that approach: So why not try something else this time? This government as George Carlin said “does not give a FCK about you or me, they don’t care about you, they don’t give a fck about you,” and they never have!


After I suggested the above for the people of Chicago to finally stop-confronting the barbaric hordes of Homeland Security during the three day “summit” in Chicago—this item was leaked to the press.

“A leaked directive issued to the Red Cross indicates that the federal government has prepared plans to evacuate Chicago during the NATO summit.

An email sent to Red Cross volunteers in the Milwaukee area notes that the NATO summit in May could “create unrest or another national security incident.”

“The American Red Cross in southeastern Wisconsin has been asked to place a number of shelters on standby in the event of evacuation of Chicago,” the email, which was leaked to CBS News, reads.

A spokesperson for the Red Cross Chapter told CBS “Our direction has come from the City of Chicago and the Secret Service”.

While the Secret Service has not commented on the news, officials at Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communication have denied having anything to do with the directive.

Two weeks ago residents were startled by urban warfare drills conducted in downtown Chicago on the authority of the OMEC. Huge black hawk helicopters were seen flying low and in between buildings for hours. It now appears that these exercises may be linked to the secret preparations.

In addition, earlier this week a number of Chicago area residents revealed that they have been asked to leave their homes in preparation for major rioting.” (3)

For those of us who were not raised in the traditional ways; seeing what is about to come down became a normal part of the given that can easily be observed. I left home early and ended up in the military at 17, just to get that over with. After 4 years of military-incompetence, coupled with what I watched happen to lifelong employees from all the major manufacturing and heavy industry jobs, as well as to the remaining “lifers” in the military which was a wholesale sellout of their rights to retirement across the nation—but again this was NOT even noticed in the press in the late nineteen-fifties… The corporations had used and abused their employees and then just before the magic moment was to have arrived; they unceremoniously kicked them out or terminated their benefits to avoid having to pay them what they had earned, with a lifetime of employment. That set up a mindset of its own and put me permanently at odds with this government-corporate-military-machine that always eats its own.

So once I escaped (honorably) from the military I decided to create my own life, outside the traditional offerings that were still available in 1961. What is shown here is SATISFACTION over the far more traditional FRUSTRATION.

Like many others at the time I set my own goals and standards, and had to work twice as hard outside the then current systems to both survive and prosper. Of course it was all uphill but it was beautiful and it worked because I worked at making it work. But ‘Catching Fire’ involves more than just taking care of yourself entirely from medical to financial, from personal to educational—it is an entirely separate way of seeing the world and your place in it. Once anyone has chosen to live this way, and to remain faithful to the responsibilities and the freedoms which those responsibilities pay for—life then becomes a living-thing quite apart from all the artificial and the zero-tolerance police-state policies that have become so ugly at the moment. Because under the bullet-proof shields and behind the steel walls with the razor wire there is no room left for anyone with any determination to actually live their own life (which of course is why the STATE is determined to control every aspect of everything we see, or think or do).

Society is a multiple-opportunity-environment in which the internationality of all that is human must become again, the unifying human language. We smile the same smiles, we bleed the same color blood and we dream the same kinds of dreams, so how did we allow a global elite to end up literally controlling our deepest thoughts and desires—not to mention who can be allowed to live and who must die?

That was easy for them to do: Because too many people simply refused to bother with the details of every life. When that begins to happen, as it always does whenever any Empire nears its own hideous ending, then all the disconnects become ends unto themselves that cannot survive outside of the hot-house of our self-created pleasures that in the end give us nothing more than a few momentary pleasures in exchange for the premature destruction of everything we valued over some imagined-reflection of ourselves that simply never really existed in the first place. When costumes and celebrity and arrogant-pretence trump substance and experience; the first casualty is always the viability of human and societal values.

Individually too many of us never feared the Dragons, instead we chose not to see them for what they have always been—the real threat to our very existence. And since any living being that fails to recognize real challenges to the continuation of their own lives—then most here and now should not expect to survive whatever is about to befall the whole of humanity—worldwide!

Earthquakes, floods and massive fires along with all the current-global and thermo-nuclear poisons that are to be unleashed around the planet; in addition to the separate nightmares of the Global-Outlaws that can only see as far as a few days beyond the present moment. But when the farce of our international policies combine with the eruptions of Nature’s wrath on every front—there will literally be no where left to hide. Those addicted to ‘Catching Fire’ as a way of everyday life have always known this: Just as everyone has secretly known that paper-laws are only going to last as long as the paper they are continuously scribbled on does not catch fire—because everything that has been passed “into LAW” since the Millennium began has ALL been FALSE and as the song says “Everybody Knows”! (4)

Jim Kirwan

1) A Spanish Company know as Scytl will be reporting Election Day Results

2) The 44th Anniversary

3) Government Secretly prepares to Evacuate Chicago

4) Leonard Cohen – Everybody Knows – 6 min video


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