Disinfo: In Western post-modern society the “system” strives to keep people alone and isolated from each other in order to dominate them more effectively

Summary

In Western post-modern society, the disintegration of the family and the breakdown of community is useful to the “system”, because the latter strives to keep people alone and isolated from each other in order to dominate them more effectively and to make them dependent on artificial needs. A despotic power system subjugates the masses with consumer goods, psychotropic drugs, and the use of new technologies as a tool of control and a source of ludic pleasure.

Disproof

Conspiracy theory. The article provides no evidence to support its claims. The article repeats a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative that seeks to discredit liberal democracies claiming that the latter are in reality totalitarian systems ruled by “globalist elites” and “shadow governments” that subjugate the masses by keeping people isolated from each other and that use new technologies to exercise pervasive control of society. The article also contains the disinformation theme spread by some pro-Kremlin outlets claiming that in Western societies the élites control the masses by means of consumerism, psychotropic drugs, and video-games.

These narratives are consistent with the broad pro-Kremlin narrative portraying the West as a decadent and immoral society in which the family institution is collapsing and claiming that Western governments and “global élites” seek to deliberately undermine and destroy traditional family values.

Read a similar case claiming that the élites want to end the emotional ties of the family by isolating parents from children and putting grandparents in residences for the elderly.

This disinformation message appeared in the same publication as the claims that today’s post-modern society is inhabitated by weak feminised men, while women lost their femininity.

publication/media

  • Reported in: Issue 205
  • DATE OF PUBLICATION: 09/07/2020
  • Language/target audience: Italian
  • Country: Italy
  • Keywords: Conspiracy theory, Drugs, Western values, Dictatorship, Secret elites / global elites, Conspiracy

Disclaimer

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Today’s post-modern society is inhabitated by weak feminised men, while women lost their femininity

Today’s post-modern, consumerist and money-oriented society can only satisfy people’s basest needs and excludes superior aspirations for spirituality and the sacred. This decadent society is inhabited by weak feminised men, males who are no longer men, who have renounced virile virtues such as the spirit of adventure, risk-taking, and the willingness to face danger and the challenge of death. This weak male is a degraded type of human being whose overriding goal in life is to feed himself and make money, who seeks security and comfort. Weak feminised men do not have the inner strength and the authority to lead a family, which in fact is disintegrating in post-modern society. In order to compensate for the increasing inadequacy of their weak male partners, women have adopted masculine roles and behaviour and have lost their femininity.

Disproof

The article provides no evidence to support its claims. It repeats a recurring pro-Kremlin disinformation narrative portraying Western societies as decadent and inhabited by feminised men who have lost masculine values, and by women who have lost their femininity.

This message is consistent with the broad pro-Kremlin narrative about the West’s moral decay and the erosion of traditional values in Western societies. According to this narrative, the “effeminate West” is rotting under the onslaught of materialism, immorality, perverted values, sexual deviance, feminism and “political correctness”, while Russia embodies traditional spiritual and moral values.

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Disproof

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Disproof

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