How to Control Your Soul’s Desire for Freedom
by James Corbett
May 8, 2022
Thank you, comrade! Thank you for doing what's right. Thank you for doing what you know you should do. Thank you for doing what we tell you to do. After all, we couldn't defeat the deadly and oh-so-real threat of the vile Omicron scariant without your dutiful compliance.
However, it has come to our attention that not everyone is as obedient as you are. There are traitors in our midst, insurrectionists who would question the soundness of the Politburo's diktats. These meddling miscreants, we have come to find out, are spreading malicious mendacities and salacious slander about our cherished zero-COVID policy and—worse yet—they even say that our actions are part of a global agenda to bring in a system of (technocratic) biosecurity governance!
I know, I know, it's hard to believe that anyone would dare impugn the motives of our wise rulers, but it is happening nonetheless. We have kindly informed the masses that it is their duty to ignore the siren song of these seditious subversives . . .
. . . but even so, these riotous rule-breakers persist with their pernicious perjury! Did they not hear the drone's command?
And, most worrisome of all, there are indications that this urge for "freedom" is spreading among the population.
Today we are here to teach you (so that you may teach others) how to counter the misinformation of these treasonous troublemakers by controlling your soul's desire for freedom.
Firstly, please study the officially approved sources of information: government-run news outlets like People's Daily, Global Times, Xinhua, etc. There you will be able to read enriching, reliable and—most importantly—government-approved news articles of hard-hitting importance like:
These articles will dispel the myths of the misinformers who would seek to downplay the seriousness of the scourge of COVID-19. These liars would even tell you that the Chinese government's response (like the response of virtually every country around the world) is not motivated by concern for the health of the people but is instead part of a cynical ploy to exploit a ginned-up crisis and implement a total Orwellian system of digital control over the public. What nonsense! Thankfully, you will never hear a peep about such globalist schemes in the state-run media!
Besides, where else could you get the straight, unvarnished truth about why, precisely, Generation Z loves China's political system so much?
Now that your reeducation is proceeding apace, you are ready to follow our simple rules for controlling your soul's desire for freedom:
Lock yourself in your home when you are told to for as long as you are told to, and, whatever you do, close your windows and don't make a ruckus!
If the authorities declare you dead and zip you up in a body bag, don't start moving around in there! (It might embarrass them.)
Do not post anything questioning the party's rule to Weibo or any of the other controlled Chinese social media platforms. (Thankfully, filth of that kind doesn't last long on these platforms anyway.)
Should you somehow come across information online that the government doesn't approve of, immediately denounce it as fake news. (Remember: only Western countries are tyrannical and China definitely isn't part of a global quest for technocratic control over humanity!)
And if for some reason you forget to follow these basic rules, the appropriate authorities will be on the scene promptly to deliver assistance.
Of course, if they're busy rendering aid to others, there are always the friendly robot dogs who will be happy to remind you about your civic duties:
And what of those who still refuse to comply with the public health orders of our rightful rulers? Don't fret! Soon, these stubborn, subversive saboteurs of the social order will be hunted down with autonomous robot swarms! In the meantime, you can rest assured that the most thorough QR code / digital payment app / facial recognition dragnet in the history of the world will be there to identify dissenters and help the authorities round them up before they can spread the virus of their vile "freedom" lie.
Yes, "freedom" might sound like a good thing, but you know better, don't you, comrade? You know that real freedom can only be found by subjecting yourself to the will of the people—which, as we all know, is synonymous with the will of the government. Real freedom comes from controlling your soul's desire for individual liberty, as those drone messengers so helpfully remind us. Furthermore, 2+2=5 and the lockdowns will continue until morale improves!
But, as I say, you already know all of this. You have demonstrated that you feel Xi Jingping's feelings and think Xi Jinping Thought. You comply with our lockdowns, our restrictions, our mandates, our "vaccination" programs, our QR code tracking and containment systems, our digital currency schemes and all of the other things that we know are so necessary to defeat this virus. You denounce as foreign operatives anyone who challenges our actions, and you call the videos and reports documenting these actions "fake" and "staged"—exactly as we have shown you to do.
But, most importantly of all, you have resisted the alluring apostasy of the subversives. You reject the idea of individual freedom in favour of the true freedom that can only be found in complying with government orders. You understand that everyone has the freedom to do what we tell them to do! Truly, you have controlled your soul's desire for freedom and won victory over yourself.
So thank you once again, comrade! We couldn't do it without you.
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