[German] Zum Thema Überwachung


Angucken, drüber nachdenken, scheiße finden, mitmachen!

Sonst leben wir vielleicht irgendwann wieder in einer “demokratischen Diktatur”!

Panopticom (Flash Video/Annimation) (auch hier schonmal beschrieben)

Mogis: Grundgesetz lesen

Du bist Terrorist (gestreamtes Video)

Zeitgeist – The Movie – ist nur sekundär zum Thema, aber eine Verbindung ist da. Auch wenn das eher mit vorsicht zu genießen ist (auch hier schonmal beschrieben)

(teils via. Christan Schneider)

Watch this one.


I beg you, just have a look at following. Take the time (2 hours) – in my opinion they are totally worth it, even if you don’t believe in it.

Zeitgeist

What is it? Well it is a documentary which is, generally speaking, trying to show us the people that try to enslave us and that try to gain enormous power over us all, and how they manage it. It is doing this by starting in ancient times with the religions – trying to show their all origin and what people made out of it.

Then it continues with power as state. How to gain power and how wars, like WW1, WW2, the Vietnam War, or the new War on Terror help states to keep power and to control people.

It ends with the thesis that there are a small number of private people (the bankers) working towards the total power and control of the whole world, leading to a scary vision of our future.

Sounds freaky and scary isn’t it? Like one of those typical conspiracy theories, like the illuminates, or similar. There are a lot of these out there, so what makes this one so outstanding, that I start to beg you to watch it?

Well first of all, it builds up on other theories. Theories that are known, that have “evidence” and that are very controversy discussed by the people. One of these is the conspiracy about 9/11 (people who know Loose Change for instance will find a lot of similarities in the 9/11 part). But it does not stop there. What it actually does is to link all these conspiracy theories together with real reliable evidences, as well as theories and thesis build upon them and puts everything together in a reasonable whole thing, that explains everything.

Still to conclude, what I don’t say is that you should believe what you see, you can if you want. You can believe the whole, parts of it, etc. I don’t really care, and I won’t put my personal opinion into this post. But as a really nice side effect it let’s you see things differently afterwards. It makes you think, it makes you to rethink on what you believe, on who you believe. And it leads you to not trust everything at first sight – no, after watching this, I think you will be more critical with news, with media, with what people and politicians say. Including this very documentary.

And I think, regardless of whether or not you share the opinions and the theories, this is a very positive result and outcome. So just take the time, believe me, it is worth it.

For all those who want a slight idea of what this movie looks like before they watch the whole 2 hours, here is a trailer with one of the funnier parts of the documentary Zeitgeist Trailer

Oh, and btw. this documentary is a amateur project, freely available for online viewing, downloading or purchasing (as DVD), in English language with many different language subtitles.

Paul thinks…


… about surveillance.

This flash website (be warned, all you CLI geeks out there! You’ll need to start X if you wanna enjoy this 😉 ) is really neat, showing the every days life of a random person and how he is, even today affected by surveillance, without even knowing.

Of course it is just a short overview and nothing new or interesting to anybody that ever spend some time dealing with that issue. But for all those “I don’t have to hide anything”-, or “I’m no terrorist, so it doesn’t effect me, does it?”-people out there this could be of interest.

It’s a nice overview giving a glance of what is possible, with shallow explanations, with the goal to make people realise and think about it, and hopefully invest a little more into this sensitive issue.

So enjoy it:

http://eckpfeiler.net/panopticom/swf/index.ht

Btw.: I watched it without sound, I guess with sound it’s even better – but I don’t know, so please don’t blame me, if it isn’t 😉

Children and the surveillance state


Just found this on the blog of Martin Weber:

The video is actually showing some of our politicians, and especially interesting is the one in the wheelchair. That is Wolfgang Schäuble, our politician for inner security. And for us it is a pity to have him, as he is trying to turn Germany into some kind of nightmare as shown in George Orwell’s 1984 (this is more on date than ever, so you should really all read this terrifying but fine novel!)
Anyway, in this video those kids are asking the politicians about how they feel and what is possible – and Schäuble of course is lying to them.
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