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Agents of Satan


2Ti 2:26 And that they may recover themselves out of the snare of the devil, who are taken captive by him at his will.

After WWII a psychologist named Milgram constructed an experiment to learn why so many People in Germany went along with the extermination of Jews. His experiment consisted of a volunteer being told to give increasing voltage electric shocks to a subject (who could not be seen). The subject only pretended to be shocked. However, 85% of the people tested would give shocks upto lethal levels, He concluded that most people easily would consider themselves “agents” of whatever authority figure or organization they were a part of.

Seeing oneself as an extension of a group might be an explanation of “peer pressure” or gang culture. Public education systems may hold a key as to how people are so likely to serve the purposes of a group. John Taylor Gatto once compared public school to other large institutions like prison. For most of human history, children learned through various apprenticeships where active questioning and interaction were required. Apprenticeships were through family or family-like relationships. Classroom instruction does not foster interaction and children often learn to be passive objects serving time finding greater opportunity for expression through a group perhaps even as a “replacement” family. The movie “Blackboard Jungle”, while not an accurate portrayal of post war adolescence, did capture some of the reaction people had to the changes they saw in youth.

In a family context children learn to curb the natural selfishness that we are all born with. Spending all day in a classroom is less effective. As a result, Children grow to place greater importance on sources of information from peers and social sources. In just a generation or two families are left with little to impart to their children anyway as a result of having been raised in the same system themselves. One can see how this played out in Germany in the 1930s, and not just with those who ran the gas chambers.

Having a compliant population population is an advantage to one who desires to unify and control humans at every level. To achieve such control, it is also necessary to silence any voices that would speak for truth. To this end those who are able to discern truth and receive wisdom from God have to be silenced. This was accomplished by establishing schools and universities which were to be an alternative source of “truth” and where Christianity would first be excluded, then derided, and then come to be seen with hostility.

Today even the idea of an actual devil seems laughable or sadly superstitious to most. However, just a few years ago the idea of an entire population waiting to be told what to do by their cell phones would have been unimaginable. The only missing element is a digital currency without which one will not be able to buy or sell.

For those who follow Christ and have access to truth, seeing the world starting to advocate killing Jews again (particularly shouting “From the river to the sea” in support of Hamas) can be alarming. However, it is only the next step in the plan Satan has been advancing for centuries. Christian practice may have to transition (in the short term) to underground connections with other Christians similar to China, the old Soviet Union, or today’s college campuses.



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