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A Tax Revolt Coming To Canada? Here’s What You Need To Know

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A Toronto Sun article from last August entitled ‘It’s Time for a Tax Revolt in Canada’ is illuminating in terms of how mainstream media is sometimes employed to play the role of ‘controlled opposition.’

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Certainly when mainstream readers see media outlets calling for a ‘revolt’ it may stoke the fires of their internal grievances towards government for a little while; however, satisfied that someone in the media has their back, and feeling there is nothing we can really do other than shout and stomp our feet for a few moments, those readers will most often just snort out a bit of that suppressed energy before moving on to another topic.

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Controlling The Narrative

The underlying role mainstream media plays in our lives today is to tell us how and what to think. In this case, the aim is to take our well-justified anger about government policy and channel it into a monolithic narrative about the nature of the problem and its causes.

The reason we need a tax revolt, according to writer Lorne Gunter, is due to his discovery that we in Canada are paying more taxes than six of the seven G7 nations. That includes our neighbours to the south and the Italians as well. Oh, my!

While this might draw in some of the ire we feel about the overall enslavement brought on by taxation, it cleverly reinforces the idea that the system of taxation in Western countries is absolutely legitimate. Gunter feels, though, that there are limits beyond which citizens need to take up arms! That limit seems to be a taxation rate of around 42%, based on what I can glean from the impressive statistics he provides.

Where Does Our Tax Money Go?

Gunter would have us believe our anger should focus on how much of our tax money is being consumed in Canada. He highlights two sources: the salaries of public servants (accounting for 50% of taxes collected) and government waste.

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But again, this is clever misdirection. The article notes that public servants “now earn salaries that are on average 10% higher than those of private-sector workers doing comparable jobs. Plus, they also have much better pensions, job security and benefits, work shorter hours and retire earlier.”

Should we, the non-public-servant, vent our anger towards those who have managed to carve out a decent standard of living for themselves? I personally don’t begrudge public servants for this. What I do begrudge them for is that they are servants of an oppressive system, not the public. But that is a topic for another day.

Government Waste?

Then there’s the issue of Government waste. We are told that despite the tireless efforts of the Attorney General, billions of dollars continue to be unnecessarily wasted by our government every year.

But this too is a smoke screen. Why? Because our government does not waste money. I repeat. Our government does not waste money. They give it away. To a small and powerful set of people—bankers, corporate heads, and the like. Through systemic means and devices designed to obfuscate what is happening.

Think about it. Money is simply a means of exchange. In the big picture, it cannot be wasted. It can only be passed to someone else. A piece of fruit that is not eaten when it is ripe is a waste. But then fruit grows on trees. Money, as they say, doesn’t.

The Attorney General and its ‘scathing’ reports on government waste are all part of this same mind-control system (govern • ment: control the mind). The fact that the government can bypass this ‘simply by ignoring AG’s recommendations’ should in itself erect our red flags. If the Attorney General has no power to enforce any of their recommendations, of what use are these taxpayer-funded reports? The fact is that nothing short of an all-out citizen revolution would prevent the powerful group of people referenced above from sucking money out of the government coffers.

The Ever-Present Dichotomy

However, before we even get a chance to entertain such ideas as our true right to representative government, the article evokes the tried-and-true Liberal/Conservative dichotomy, chastising the current Liberal government for its attack on the middle class:

Remember all the Liberals’ high-minded talk during the 2015 federal election campaign about standing up for the middle class?

Several campaign ads featured Justin Trudeau claiming a Liberal government would ask the rich “to pay a little more,” so his party could give middle-class taxpayers some much-needed relief.

Now those same Liberals are talking about small business owners and farmers – the very soul of the middle class – as if they were criminal tax cheats.

Following this line of grievance, our only recourse for action is to ‘vote for the other guys’ in four to five years, as though there is not a clear pattern that new governments come in to parliament and essentially run things the same way as their predecessors ever since before we were born.

Reinforcing Our Powerlessness

One of the primary tasks of mainstream political reporting, then, is to reinforce the idea that there is nothing concrete we can actually do to oppose government policy. Here, then, we are powerless to combat the high taxes levied upon us, akin to serfs living under the rule of feudal lords.

I believe we certainly have grounds for an uprising, though perhaps it is an uprising of consciousness rather than militant action. We can begin to learn more about our true rights and freedoms as Canadian citizens. We can question whether or not it is even strictly legal for the Canadian government to levy an income tax on its citizens at all.

Word on the alternative media street is that there are actually Canadian citizens who have legally gained the right to live tax-exempt for the rest of their lives. Bringing these matters to light, which certainly could help contribute to a powerful movement to create a shift in the oppressive taxation in our country, will be one of my aims over the coming weeks and months.

But returning to the article in question: what is the mainstream version of a tax revolt? For Gunter, it consists of sharply worded rebukes of the government, including ‘Enough is enough.’ And ‘Stop it. Now.’

Oh, my. That will really spark a citizen revolt, won’t it?

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Journalist Laurie Clarke published an article in the British Medical Journal examining hundreds of millions of pieces of content that Facebook has removed in an attempt to stop ‘covid misinformation.’ As a result of censorship, we are seeing a breakdown of important dialogue. Here is our deeper written analysis of her piece.

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The Quantum Eraser Experiment: What Happens In The Present Can Change The Past

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  • The Facts:

    At the quantum scale, what we do in the present can impact what happens in the past. This is shown through what's known as the quantum delayed choice choice, or quantum eraser experiment.

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    Why are factors associated with consciousness directly intertwined with physical material matter at the quantum scale? What does this mean when it comes to our physical material world in relation to our thoughts, perceptions, feelings and emotions?

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One of the founding fathers of quantum theory, Max Planck, who is often credited with originating quantum theory – a feat that won him the Physics Nobel Prize in 1918 – once stated: “I regard consciousness as fundamental. I regard matter as derivative from consciousness. We cannot get behind consciousness. Everything that we talk about, everything that we regard as exiting, postulates consciousness.”

Fast forward to today and there are a number of experiments in multiple fields showing that Planck was right. Consciousness is fundamental and it is directly intertwined with what we call physical material matter. You cannot explain consciousness in terms of the existing fundamentals like space, time, mass, and charge. As a result, the logical thing to do is postulate whether consciousness itself is something fundamental to the existence of reality.

A classic experiment used to examine the role of consciousness and its relationship to matter is the quantum double slit experiment. In this experiment, tiny bits of matter (photons, electrons, or any atomic-sized object) are shot toward a screen that has two slits in it. When there is no measuring device placed at the screen, the tiny bits of matter act as a “wave” and creates an “interference” pattern on the other side where a wall is placed to catch the pattern. Because there was no measuring or observation device used to see what slit the matter went through, we cannot know what path it took. When the pattern on the wall is examined to see what path it took, it represents a wave of possibilities, meaning the matter (particle) went through both slits, and one slit, and interfered with itself, which should be physically impossible. Welcome to the wacky world of quantum physics – anything and everything is possible.

The kicker is, when an observation device is set up to observe what slit the particles go through, the particle then only goes through one, thus collapsing the wave pattern and forming a pattern that is representative of the particle only going through one slit. In other words, the behaviour of the matter changes when we decide to measure  or observe it, the particles act as they are aware they are being watched. 50 percent of the time the particle will go through one slit, and the other 50 percent of the time it will go through the other and form a two slit pattern, just as if they were balls lobbed through one slit or the other.

Observations not only disturb what has to be measured, they produce it…We compel (the electron) to assume a definite position…We ourselves produce the results of the measurement. (M. Mermin, Boojums All the Way Through: Communicating Science ina Prosaic Age (Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, 1990, referenced by Dr. Dean Radin, From A paper published in the peer-reviewed journal Physics Essays explaining how this experiment has been used multiple times to explore the role of consciousness in shaping the nature of physical reality

If this isn’t already mind-altering enough for you, one physicist, John Archibald Wheeler, pondered what would happen if we don’t interfere with the photons on their way through the slits? What would happen if we didn’t set up a measuring device to observe what slit the matter went through, and instead, what if behind the back wall there were detectors? One detector is focused on each slit, and just before the particle lands on the screen after it has passed through the slit device, the detectors are pulled away. When no one could detect which slit the photon had gone through, there was a wave pattern, but when the detectors were in place, there was no wave pattern. Similar to observing the particles before they went through the slit. No observation produced an interference pattern, and observation formed a one line, one slit pattern.

If they collapse to a state of particles from a wave at the moment of detection, after they have gone past the slit device, this means that even though they went through the slit unobserved and should produce a wave (interference) pattern, the very act of observing, still, instantly transforms them into particles and collapses the wave function.

This begs the question, how could these detectors interfere with something that had already happened? It would mean that what happened in the present changed the past. The very act of detecting the particles after they go through the slit determines how they went through the slit, either as a wave or as particles. How is this possible?

Like the quantum double slit experiment, the delayed choice/quantum eraser has been demonstrated and repeated multiple times. For example, physicists at the Australian National University (ANU) have conducted John Wheeler’s delayed-choice thought experiment, and the findings were recently published in the journal Nature Physics.

In 2007 (Science 315, 966, 2007), scientists in France shot photons into an apparatus and showed that their actions could retroactively change something that had already happened.

“If we attempt to attribute an objective meaning to the quantum state of a single system, curious paradoxes appear: quantum effects mimic not only instantaneous action-at-a-distance, but also, as seen here, influence of future actions on past events, even after these events have been irrevocably recorded.” (source)

To make the experiment easier to understand, Wheeler used a cosmic scale explanation. Imagine a star emitting a photon billions of years ago, heading in the direction of planet Earth. In between, there is a galaxy. As a result of what’s known as “gravitational lensing,” the light will have to bend around the galaxy in order to reach Earth, so it has to take one of two paths, going left or going right. Billions of years later, if one decides to set up an apparatus to “catch” the photon, the resulting pattern would be an interference pattern, as explained above in the double slit experiment. This demonstrates that the photon took one way, and it took the other way. A “wave” of possibilities, but the way it took has not been defined.

One could also choose to “peek” at the incoming photon, setting up a telescope on each side of the galaxy to determine which side the photon passed to reach Earth. The very act of measuring or “watching” which way the photon comes in means it can only come in from one side. The pattern will no longer be an interference pattern representing multiple possibilities, but a single clump pattern showing “one” way.

What does this mean? It means how we choose to measure “now” affects what direction the photon took billions of years ago. Our choice in the present moment affected what had already happened in the past.

Below is a great video of Wheeler explaining.

My mind is blown just writing this article, I can’t stop thinking about it and what it could possibly mean, and how factors associated with consciousness are, in more ways than one, intertwined with what we perceive to be our physical reality. I recently published an article regarding consciousness and how it might be fundamental to the creation of our physical material world. You can read that here if interested.

“The day science begins to study non-physical phenomena, it will make more progress in one decade than in all the previous centuries of its existence.” ― Nikola Tesla

Why does all of this matter? Because it’s one of multiple experiments showing a strong connection between consciousness and physical matter. What does this mean at the classic physics scale? What does it mean with regards to the way we think, feel, perceive? What does it mean when we are talking about solutions to problems we are facing on our planet? If human consciousness could be so fundamental with regards to the ‘creation of our reality’, why aren’t we talking about it more? What impact would changing the way we look at our world have on the human experience? What would happen if we started to see things in a different light?

We tend to believe in our culture that we are beings where everything in our world is happening to us, as opposed to us being intimately connected to everything in our world. How might that knowing change the nature of our choices?

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Dr Byram Bridle Speaks For 100 Colleagues Afraid To Share Science About COVID Vaccine Concerns

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    Dr Byram Bridle and two other physicians spoke at a news conference on Parliament Hill about their experience being censored or harassed as a result of sharing their medical opinions during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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    Do we as citizens truly want our scientists and physicians to be silenced and censored?

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Why are scientists and experts in this field scared to share concerning science regarding COVID vaccines? Just ask Byram Bridle, a viral immunologist from the University of Guelph who recently released a detailed, in-depth report regarding safety concerns about the COVID vaccines. The report was released to act as a guide for parents when it comes to deciding whether or not their child should be vaccinated against COVID-19. Bridle published the paper on behalf of one hundred other scientists and doctors who part of the Canadian COVID Care Alliance, but who are afraid to ‘come out’ publicly and share their concerns.

Bridle has stated about the Alliance,

In fact the reason that we (Canadian COVID Care Alliance) exist is sad. We exist because we’re like minded in the sense that we all want to be able to speak openly and freely about the scientist and medicine underpinning COVID-19, and we don’t feel safe to do it  anywhere else other than within our own private group, where we feel safe.

Below is our detailed report on the news conference held on Parliament Hill on June 17th, 2021. It was organized by Canadian MP Derek Sloan who has received hundreds of concerned communications from Canadian citizens about the censorship of scientists. Bridle and two other physicians spoke at the conference.

A recent article published in the British Medical Journal by journalist Laurie Clarke has highlighted the fact that Facebook has already removed at least 16 million pieces of content from its platform and added warnings to approximately 167 million others. YouTube has removed nearly 1 million videos related to, according to them, “dangerous or misleading covid-19 medical information.”

The more important questions to ask are: who is deciding what’s misleading? Who decides what’s false?

Some of the most renowned scientists and expert in this field have been subjected to this “fact-checking,” and they’ve been outspoken about how much of this fact-checking is flat out censorship. You decide.

To note: HealthFeedback.org, a fact checker, has attempted to refute some of Bridle’s claims. You can read more about them here.

 

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