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When Theory Becomes Reality

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Sep 13, 2021 at 13:38

Historical intrigues as a general intellectual pursuit are the lifetime fascinations of religious and non-religious philosophers throughout the ages, long before the more modern (within the last several centuries) attempts to discern what drives innate hostilities of kingdoms versus empires and the rebellious populace that for millennia sought to throw off the chains of oppressive rule without compassion or care of those over whom such rule was always imposed in nearly religious terms of life and death obligations to the 'throne.'
Strange as it may seem, it is the rebellious aspect that becomes central to the conspiratorial reasons for cause and reaction. It remains theory until it becomes reality; the reality is that the theories obfuscate the realities that actually do insinuate themselves into the various ideologies that seek to control the world through conflicting ambitions of power. To the contention at hand, the reality of the theory at hand is an outgrowth of a contention that goes deeper into the human consciousness than what history as actually able to reveal.
Augustine de Barruel merely added to the rebellion of the ages to religious rule, being predecessor to the rejection of the same by Karl Marx; thus the prescient connection to the secularistic approach to communism.
This contention may be taken further into the discussion of whether de Barruel actually 'believed' what he theorized as a rational argument to satisfy the need to repudiate the truth of the Holy Bible (religion) as a basis of a life ordered by Scriptural references (especially the potential 'Jewish Old Testament'); or do we purposefully categorize his works as 'theory' (conspiratorial) in order to complete the delusion that this modern world of conflicting societies are not anti-religious/anti-Semitic(?) when the evidence is overwhelming to the contrary and the 'other' ideology of Islamism can operate under the cover of religion and impose imperial mandates of subjugation as the former empires (like the Ottoman empire) and the current Iranian Islamic Regime does now. Therein lays the reality.

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