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The Protocols of the Elders of CTHULHU XX. Financial Program

Posted on | February 19, 2010 | Comments Off on The Protocols of the Elders of CTHULHU XX. Financial Program


The man spoke quickly, clearly, dispassionately, at the limit of what the recorder could write, thankful for previous experience with shorthand.

The Japanese man began to struggle, but the chair had a leg up on him. The struggle was brief.
The others in the room were now resigned to their fates. Hope had died with the Japanese man. It occurred to me that I may be rewarded for doing this writing by being allowed to keep my life. That life flashed before me, and the fragility of it all, the vanity of the material pursuits, suddenly hit me.
No, there wasn’t any hope. The speaker now ventured into a financiala note about CTHULHU.

“The genius of the financial aspects of our program is the way we employ complexity itself as a tool.
We’re increasingly under attack from slowly awakening numbers of the proletariat that the Information Age has not had the desired leveling effect on society.
Things are still far more hierarchial than technically necessary. Also, goverments continue to staff up, as opposed to automate.
Our minions

…whom we once upon a time advised should be distracted from State occupations by representatives receptions, observances of etiquette, entertainments, were only a screen for our rule. The accounts of favourite courtiers who replaced them in the sphere of affairs were drawn up for them by our agents, and every time gave satisfaction to short-sighted minds by promises that in the future economies and improvements were foreseen…

Economies from what? From new taxes? — were questions that might have been but were not asked by those who read our accounts and projects…
You know to what they have been brought by this carelessness, to what pitch of financial disorder they have arrived, notwithstanding the astonishing industry of their peoples…”



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