Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Numquid sunt custodes?

Leave your vote (1, 2, 3) for which statement most accurately describes modern human existence. Feel free to add your own, alternative choice(s).

1) “The powers that be are cooperating to ensure social order and human flourishing.”

2) “The powers that be are cooperating to ensure social chaos and human subjugation.”

3) “The powers that be are a fictional projection of human uncertainty and paranoia.”

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Catholic convert. Quasi-Zorbatic. Freelance interpreter, translator, and web marketer. Former ESL teacher in Taiwan (2003-2012) and former public high school teacher (2012-2014). Married father of three. Multilingual, would-be scholar, and fairly consistent fitness monkey. My research interests include: the interface of religion and science, the history and philosophy of science and technology, ancient and medieval philosophy, and cognitive neuroscience. Please pray for me.
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5 Responses to Quis custodiet ipsos custodes? Numquid sunt custodes?

  1. Bill G. says:

    Most assuredly 2. Not saying that they are omnipotent or all powerful, just that they are working to tear down the existing system in order to build up a novus ordo seculorum, with the “right” sort of people in charge.

    It has always been so. They are just out in the open and in our faces these days.

  2. Tamsin says:
    1. “The powers that be are cooperating to ensure a social order that suits them.”
  3. #2 The PTB are electing a new people (Brecht) and creating chaos and they are the beneficiaries of that chaos for the people will always demand an ever-increasingly large and powerful govt to police the chaos The PTB created

    Its a pretty clever noose that has been placed around our neck.

    Well played, PTB.

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