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Unf*ck the Police: Anarchy & the Demilitarization of Law Enforcement ~ by Gary ‘Z’ McGee

Multidimensional food for thought...

“When all other rights are taken away, the right of rebellion is made perfect.” ~Thomas Paine

I know what you’re probably thinking, here at the outset: “Not all cops are bad.” To which I say, “Pull your head out of authority’s ass!” Yes. Do exactly that. Saying, “Not all cops are bad” is a red herring. F#ck your red herring! It doesn’t matter that all cops are “not bad.” What matters is that all cops represent “the state,” and the state is bad, wrong, unhealthy, evil. And any “law” enforced by an unhealthy state is “bad” (unhealthy) until deemed otherwise by free, healthy individuals. Your belief in authority is nothing more than a shared delusion. It’s time to pull the Rabbit of Your Courageous Freedom out of the Hat of Your Blind Obedience. Un-f#cking the police, like with all things, begins with un-f#cking yourself.

It comes down to this: Authority is an illusion, a cartoon in the brain, an agreed-upon social construct that is equal parts authoritative conditioning and cultural brainwashing. It’s psychology 101. If you’re raised in a state (and most of us are) where authority and power are revered without question and without the earning of prestige, then your basic psychological programming will be the default position of blind respect for authority. And instead of questioning authority, your default programming will have you questioning those few who actually gain the courage to question authority. It will even have you questioning your own right to be free. You unwittingly become a sheepdog for an evil shepherd. And all because you didn’t have the courageous wherewithal to question authority. Belief in authority is a disease plaguing the human condition. The free human being with the audacity to question authority is the cure.

Freedom is paramount. It’s the overriding principle of life. Without freedom there is only servitude, captivity, oppression, and enslavement. With freedom there is a space to contest such things, a place to breathe and to question our conditioning, whether good or bad, healthy or unhealthy. Until we reclaim our own freedom, until we empower ourselves, we will continue swimming around in circles inside an unhealthy fishbowl that doesn’t give two sh#ts about us. That fishbowl is the State, we are the fish, and the cops are the sharks hired by the state to keep us enslaved to authority. Reclaiming our freedom is learning how to fly, and learning how to fly gives us a bird’s eye view of the atrocities going on inside the fishbowl. It’s time to rise above it. It’s time to stop breathing the bloody waters of an unhealthy fishbowl. It’s time to reclaim the fresh air of freedom. And it begins with taking our power back from those who wish to take it from us under the banner of “authority.”

If you can’t stand the heat; get out of the kitchen!

When it comes down to it (inside the cultural box, inside the bloody fishbowl of the state), law enforcement is a job. It’s a dirty job, and everyone seems to be under the impression that “someone’s got to do it.” To which I call b*******! But that’s neither here nor there. What is here or there, is the fact that it is a job that carries a lot of power, or at least perceived power. And we all know the common cliché: “with great power comes great responsibility (Stan Lee). The problem is that there is a serious lack of responsibility when it comes to the job of policing. There are way too many order-followers and way too few questioning bad orders. There are too many scared and ill-trained bullies, and those who are well-trained are still stuck in a policing system that simply does not work well for free human beings. The thin blue line might as well be a thick wool blindfold.

The problem isn’t so much the police themselves, but the fundamentally unhealthy, violent, and unsustainable system in which police are expected to withhold. They are merely hired thugs for an unhealthy state that doesn’t have the best interest of the people. Conveniently forgetting the fact that they too are people, placing duty before decency, the gun before morality, and the thin-blue-line before justice. Which brings to mind another cliché saying: “It’s no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society (Krishnamurti)

…And so police, above almost all other jobs, must constantly fight an internal moral battle between being a decent human being (which usually means going against the law) and upholding the law (which usually means going against being a decent human being). The misery of it all is that most police officers probably aren’t even aware of this internal moral conflict, which just breeds deeper and deeper psychological conflict… The entire authoritative system needs to un-f#ck itself. The authoritative system is the disease. Bad cops are merely a symptom.

Demilitarization through non-violent rebellion and creative insurgence:

“The ultimate weakness of violence is that it is a descending spiral, begetting the very thing it seeks to destroy. Instead of diminishing evil, it multiplies it. Through violence you may murder the liar, but you cannot murder the lie, nor establish the truth. Through violence you murder the hater, but you do not murder hate. In fact, violence merely increases hate. Returning violence for violence multiplies violence, adding deeper darkness to a night already devoid of stars. Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate. Only love can do that.” ~Martin Luther King 

…The spell cast by authority dissipates only when courageous individuals begin to question the ways of things. Our fear conditioning reconditions itself only when courageous individuals are able to dig down deep and empower themselves to recondition their original programming. The same goes with our violence conditioning. This applies to everyone, cops or not. There is a war being fought inside each and every one of us between fear and courage. If the “secret of courage is freedom (Thucydides),” then the secret of fear is blind obedience to authority. And the secret of non-violence is imagination. 

Whatever that perceived authority may be –cops, politicians, teachers, presidents, queens, emperors… Rail against it. Protest it. Question it to the nth degree, and then question it further. Use your imagination. Be creative. Just be smart about it. If the so-called authority can handle your ridicule, your scorn, and your derision, then maybe they are worthy of prestige. Even then, always question power, lest power corrupt…

Sharpen your sling shot skills… “Sling shot” is a metaphor for strategic non-violent disobedience that pulls us back, way back, back to the roots of things. And when we’ve been pulled back far enough we are launched far beyond the pettiness of Goliath and the unhealthiness of the State. Far beyond violence and authoritative policing that upholds outdated laws rather than updated human decency. We land in a state of freedom, a sacred state of anarchy, self-empowered and hungry to empower others toward further freedom.

As Jeffrey Tucker surmised: “Anarchy is all around us. Without it, our world would fall apart. All progress is due to it. All order extends from it. All blessed things that rise above the state of nature are owed to it. The human race thrives only because of the lack of control, not because of it. I’m saying that we need ever more absence of control to make the world a more beautiful place. It is a paradox that we must forever explain.”

Absence of control is a disorder that brings a higher order. Cops don’t want to hear this. Domesticated comfort junkies addicted to their luxuries don’t want to hear this. But it cannot be denied. The truth can only be muffled for so long. Eventually it comes out blaring like God on a bullhorn. And so we come around full-circle. The rebellion against the police state is a healthy rebellion (disorder) against an unhealthy order. It’s only “against the law” when you’re thinking inside the box of the unhealthy police state, when your swimming in circles in the bloody fishbowl. But if we can begin thinking outside the box of the police state, outside the violent and bloody waters of an unhealthy fishbowl, we come to realize that it is a measure of health to be un-adjusted to a profoundly sick society. And our amoral rebellion becomes the exact tool of courage needed to leverage morality. As the now famous graffito reads: “When freedom is outlawed, only outlaw will be free.”

The corrupt militarized police state wants to keep us cowed and controlled, anxious and afraid, terrorized and reliant on them for our “security” and “safety.” The state is afraid to lose its power. The unhealthy system of “order” wants to maintain its mandate. It’s afraid of healthy disorder. That’s why the police aren’t in place to protect us. They are in place to protect the state from us. And it will continue doing so until we choose to demilitarize it, or even abandon it. Until we find creative ways to reveal the illusion of false authority, we’ll keep spiraling further and further into an unhealthy militarized state…

*read entire article at: http://www.wakingtimes.com/2016/07/08/un-f***-police-anarchy-demili...

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Hey, this is a good topic, authority in General. Were all being forced to stick up for ourselves. Abandon fear of Government oppression and create better systems.

                     At the heart of all of this is "Greed" at everybody's barely f**king able to tolerate level. Those who control mainstream media are manipulating the masses to hate each other and become enemies.

                                                That's what I believe anyways. I believe those in Government, Globalists Banking Elite spinning their dark web, they want to take the attention completely off themselves. Since were all so invested in media, television and movies.

                    In every way possible with technology they are manipulating all sides with mind control.

                                                

                                           

                                  

                                 

~Agreed, Zachary... thanks for sharing. From my perspective, this topic is actually at the center point of an internal shift each & everyone of us is  b e i n g  called to wrestle with... in the ongoing journey of Humanity to reclaim our Spiritual Sovereignty & effectively  r e m e m b e r  our true Birthright: 

Unity-Consciousness! 

AsWithin

SoWithout

Ultimately all authority is traceable to those who self proclaimed themselves as to have the right to rule over other people. This is particularly good reminder in our society where democracy brings about the illusion of 'power in the people'. Democracy gives you a choice between who should rule over you. But it never gives the choice as to whether or not you should be ruled over at all. This choice was imposed to the world earlier on through clubs, swords, guns, bombs etc. When they had taken away all your power, they decided to give you the right to choose who among the wolfs should rule over you. Behold, 'democracy' was born.

Well said, Roaring..!!!

Agreed... thanks for sharing your wisdom, Roaring.

Rise Up,,,Power to the People.!!!...I feel a revolution of consciousness happening...and it feels like we have a momentum that nothing can stop.   Great article,,it woke me right up..

No doubt about it... we are moving though the final birthing pains of a 'Revolution of Consciousness'... The Awakening continues. (Love Tracy Chapman, caught her live in Berkeley a number of years back)

 

AsViewed

SoAppears

Frankly I was utterly appalled to see this video which is graphic and shows the full situation for poor Alton Sterling, the victim of Police madness...Note the idiot cop shouts, "get on the ground," after shooting supine and helpless Sterling, in the chest at point blank range...Awful, but humanity must see this and LEARN COMPASSION...

If some members find this too disturbing to view I do apologise......Please do not view if of a nervous disposition....

Now, in the UK, policing is far more rational...We do not have our Policeman placed in such counterproductive scenarios, and much of the problem in the US, stems from the 25-foot rule, a survey which defines the safe distance for officers to respond to an armed assailant.....If within 25 feet, officers are allowed to use deadly force, which is completely aborant to human rights values and defies our UK common law principle of innocent until proven guilty....Thus, some US officers have visited the UK to learn about British policing methods, to correct their culture of violence...

I was also appalled by the recent killing of Philando Castile, by US Police, in his car.....His girlfriend was amazingly self composed and dignified, under the greatest of strains.....Again, US police do need to learn about human rights, before they pin on their badges...

Sorry if the vids shock...But some need to see the TRUTH.......

~Indeed, it is beyond time that the masses take a closer look at the truth of what is a long standing history of police brutality in the U.S. ... these two latest, truly horrific cases, serve as powerful amplifiers of a systemic problem that simply has to be healed... Now! Humanities reclamation of Unity-Consciousness demands our willingness to look directly at the havoc & outrageous amounts of social injustice that has been wrecked in the name of 'Law Enforcement'. It's not a pretty picture, but we will remain in mental bondage to the shitstem if we continue to look away at the shadows we effectively co-create my not taking meaningful action in our daily affairs. Thanks for the post, Drekx ~InLight555

HEY GANG: here's a simple rule of consequences to remember if the police ever tell you that you are under arrest:

Here's some statistics regarding race and the police by Heather MacDonald:

1. Cops killed nearly twice as many whites as blacks in 2015. According to data compiled by The Washington Post, 50 percent of the victims of fatal police shootings were white, while 26 percent were black. The majority of these victims had a gun or "were armed or otherwise threatening the officer with potentially lethal force," according to MacDonald in a speech at Hillsdale College.

Some may argue that these statistics are evidence of racist treatment toward blacks, since whites consist of 62 percent of the population and blacks make up 13 percent of the population. But as MacDonald writes in The Wall Street Journal, 2009 statistics from the Bureau of Justice Statistics reveal that blacks were charged with 62 percent of robberies, 57 percent of murders and 45 percent of assaults in the 75 biggest counties in the country, despite only comprising roughly 15 percent of the population in these counties.

"Such a concentration of criminal violence in minority communities means that officers will be disproportionately confronting armed and often resisting suspects in those communities, raising officers’ own risk of using lethal force," writes MacDonald.

MacDonald also pointed out in her Hillsdale speech that blacks "commit 75 percent of all shootings, 70 percent of all robberies, and 66 percent of all violent crime" in New York City, even though they consist of 23 percent of the city's population.

"The black violent crime rate would actually predict that more than 26 percent of police victims would be black," MacDonald said. "Officer use of force will occur where the police interact most often with violent criminals, armed suspects, and those resisting arrest, and that is in black neighborhoods."

2. More whites and Hispanics die from police homicides than blacks. According to MacDonald, 12 percent of white and Hispanic homicide deaths were due to police officers, while only four percent of black homicide deaths were the result of police officers.

"If we’re going to have a 'Lives Matter' anti-police movement, it would be more appropriately named "White and Hispanic Lives Matter,'" said MacDonald in her Hillsdale speech.

3. The Post's data does show that unarmed black men are more likely to die by the gun of a cop than an unarmed white man...but this does not tell the whole story. In August 2015, the ratio was seven-to-one of unarmed black men dying from police gunshots compared to unarmed white men; the ratio was six-to-one by the end of 2015. But MacDonald points out in The Marshall Project that looking at the details of the actual incidents that occurred paints a different picture:

The “unarmed” label is literally accurate, but it frequently fails to convey highly-charged policing situations. In a number of cases, if the victim ended up being unarmed, it was certainly not for lack of trying. At least five black victims had reportedly tried to grab the officer’s gun, or had been beating the cop with his own equipment. Some were shot from an accidental discharge triggered by their own assault on the officer. And two individuals included in the Post’s “unarmed black victims” category were struck by stray bullets aimed at someone else in justified cop shootings. If the victims were not the intended targets, then racism could have played no role in their deaths.

In one of those unintended cases, an undercover cop from the New York Police Department was conducting a gun sting in Mount Vernon, just north of New York City. One of the gun traffickers jumped into the cop’s car, stuck a pistol to his head, grabbed $2,400 and fled. The officer gave chase and opened fire after the thief again pointed his gun at him. Two of the officer’s bullets accidentally hit a 61-year-old bystander, killing him. That older man happened to be black, but his race had nothing to do with his tragic death. In the other collateral damage case, Virginia Beach, Virginia, officers approached a car parked at a convenience store that had a homicide suspect in the passenger seat. The suspect opened fire, sending a bullet through an officer’s shirt. The cops returned fire, killing their assailant as well as a woman in the driver’s seat. That woman entered the Post’s database without qualification as an “unarmed black victim” of police fire.

MacDonald examines a number of other instances, including unarmed black men in San Diego, CA and Prince George's County, MD attempting to reach for a gun in a police officer's holster. In the San Diego case, the unarmed black man actually "jumped the officer" and assaulted him, and the cop shot the man since he was "fearing for his life." MacDonald also notes that there was an instance in 2015 where "three officers were killed with their own guns, which the suspects had wrestled from them."

4. Black and Hispanic police officers are more likely to fire a gun at blacks than white officers. This is according to a Department of Justice report in 2015 about the Philadelphia Police Department, and is further confirmed that by a study conducted University of Pennsylvania criminologist Greg Ridgeway in 2015 that determined black cops were 3.3 times more likely to fire a gun than other cops at a crime scene. 

5. Blacks are more likely to kill cops than be killed by cops. This is according to FBI data, which also found that 40 percent of cop killers are black. According to MacDonald, the police officer is 18.5 times more likely to be killed by a black than a cop killing an unarmed black person.

Despite the facts, the anti-police rhetoric of Black Lives Matter and their leftist sympathizers have resulted in what MacDonald calls the "Ferguson Effect," as murders have spiked by 17 percent among the 50 biggest cities in the U.S. as a result of cops being more reluctant to police neighborhoods out of fear of being labeled as racists. Additionally, there have been over twice as many cops victimized by fatal shootings in the first three months of 2016.

~That fu#ked up little graphic you provided is a perfect example of the kind of fear based, control shitstem propaganda that has kept millions of people in mental slavery to the Time-loop... & all the ongoing shadows that come with it. That you provide it as a credo to be honored speaks volumes about your state of consciousness, Malcolm... is this the kind of data you fawn over as you're cleaning your arsenal of guns? What are you afraid of, Malcolm?... Freedom??? 

"There is a war being fought inside each & every one of us between fear & courage... Authority is an illusion, a cartoon in the brain, an agreed-upon social construct that is equal parts authoritative conditioning & cultural brainwashing." ... Time to wake up!!!!

HEY STICK: raw statistics from police reports are not "fear porn," and Morpheus is a fictional character in a fictional movie. And black-on-black crime leads all criminal statistics for murders against black people, not police officers per F.B.I. data:

 

Percentage of blacks murdered by blacks

Percentage of whites murdered by whites

2009

91

84

2010

90

83

2011

91

83

2012

91

84

2013

90

83

Black-on-black crime is the "elephant in the room" that Obama, Lynch, Sharpton, and the Clintons avoid because they cannot use this non-racist element as a means to get sympathy votes from liberal white people.  

If Black Lives Matter used their energy to clean out the criminal elements in their neighborhoods (INSTEAD OF SINGLING OUT BATON ROUGE COPS WHO DEFEND THEMSELVES AGAINST REGISTERED S** OFFENDERS TRYING TO GRAB THEIR TASER WEAPON), they would get a lot of respect that would be similar to the respect that the old Black Panthers party received in the 1960's (BEFORE THE F.B.I. screwed them over with COINTELPRO).

Here's more statistics on police use of deadly force from a black sheriff elected by a significant majority white population in a major city:

 

Wisconsin Sheriff: ‘It Is a Myth That Police Kill Black Males in Greater Numbers Than Anyone Else’

By Melanie Hunter | May 19, 2015 | 7:29 PM EDT
Milwaukee County, Wis., Sheriff David Clarke (AP Photo)

(CNSNews.com) - Milwaukee County, Wis., Sheriff David Clarke on Tuesday addressed what he called a “myth” that police kill more black males than any other race in testimony at the House Judiciary Committee’s hearing titled, “Policing Strategies for the 21st Century.”

“It is a myth that police kill black males in greater numbers than anyone else,” Clarke said, citing statistics provided by the University of Toledo, which contrasts, what he called “the false narrative propagated by cop haters and the liberal mainstream media.”

Clarke referenced “the police use of force data,” compiled by Richard Johnson, PhD and titled, “Examining the Prevalence of Deaths from Police Use of Force,” which shows that between 2009 and 2012, the majority of those who died at the hands of police were white males.

Specifically, 61 percent or 915 of 1,491 people who died from police use of force were white males, while 32 percent or 481 were black males, Clarke noted.

The same report cited FBI data showing that “of the 56,259 homicides from 2009 to 2012, 19,000 (33.8%) were killings of black males.” In comparison, “481 (2.5%) were the result of police use of force.”

“Private citizens killed a quarter more black males in justifiable homicides than did police use of force,” the report said.

“Black-on-black crime is the elephant in the room that few want to talk about. We can talk about police use of force but it doesn’t start with transforming the police profession,” said Clarke. “It starts by asking why we need so much assertive policing in the American ghetto.

“Are police officers perfect? Not by any stretch of the imagination. Are police agencies perfect? Not… even… close. But we are the best our communities have to offer,” he added.

Later in the hearing, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-N.Y.) said the percentage of whites who kill whites is 83 percent. “Now is white-on-white violence a problem in America that we should also have a robust discussion about?” Jeffries asked Clarke.

“Violence in America in general is problematic, but if you look at the rates, that’s where it starts coming a little more into balance in terms of the data I’ve seen, and I’ve looked at a lot of it. The white-on-white crime does happen – 80 percent figure you put out there – but when you look at the rates of it, these two are not even close,” Clarke said.

“Right, the rates are roughly equivalent in terms of the context of people who live next to each other and because of housing segregation patterns or just where people tend to live in America, ethnic violence tends to occur – racial violence – within the same group, and so elevating it beyond that fact, I think, is irresponsible,” said Jeffries.

“We all want to deal with the black-on-black violence problem. Now it was mentioned that there’s a cooperation issue in the black-on-black violence context. I don’t think I’ve heard the phrase mentioned: blue wall of silence,” he added.

“So if we’re gonna have a conversation about cooperation, when someone crosses the line, it seems to me to make sense that we also have to deal with what may be another elephant in the room – to use your term, Sheriff Clark – the blue wall of silence, that the overwhelming majority of officers are good officers, but what often occurs is that when an officer crosses the line, the ethic is not to cooperate or participate or speak on what a bad apple officer has done,” Jeffries said.

Jeffries asked Clarke whether the reaction to the Eric Garner case was “a false narrative that people in the city of New York and the country are reacting to.”

“Now was the reaction to the Eric Garner case, who was choked to death using a procedure that had been banned by the NYPD for more than 20 years, wasn’t resisting arrest, said ‘I can’t breathe,’ 11 times on 11 different occasions. There was no response by all of the police officers who were there. Was that a false narrative that people in the city of New York and the country are reacting to, sir?” Jeffries asked.

“Mr. Chair, Congressman, first of all, he wasn’t choked to death, not from the report that I had seen out of the grand jury testimony and even from the medical examiner’s report. He wasn’t choked to death,” said Clarke.

“Medical examiner ruled the death a homicide by asphyxiation. In the ghetto, that’s called being choked to death, sir,” said Jeffries.

“Well we could have this conversation later on then about the facts, because we could be here for awhile. My understanding is he died of a heart attack, okay? So, but anyway, you said that he wasn’t resisting arrest,” Clarke replied.

“He was resisting arrest. He was told that he was under arrest and put his … hands behind his back, and he wouldn’t do so, and that’s why I put in my remarks here the reference from Thomas Sowell about, when law enforcement officers tell someone they’re under arrest, and they can’t use force to execute that arrest, we don’t have the rule of law when it’s merely a suggestion for them that they’re going to jail or to put their hands behind their back,” he said.

“Those are behaviors, like in the incidence of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, where some different choices by the individual could have helped the situation. In other words, Mike Brown was just simply told to get out of the street,” Clarke added.

“Sir, my time has expired, but for you to come here and testify essentially that Eric Garner’s responsible for his own death when he was targeted by police officers for allegedly selling loose cigarettes, which was an administrative violation for which he got the death penalty for is outrageous, and if we are going to have a responsible conversation, we’ve got to be able to at least agree on a common set of reasonable facts that all Americans can interpret, particularly in this incidence because they caught the whole thing on videotape,” concluded Jeffries.


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