Whenever I have trouble with the soft - ware on one of my phones or computers I call an IT specialist. My friend Martin, is one of the best. Most of the time he tells me, “unplug and reboot.” Occasionally a virus (a code planted to damage or shut down a system) creeps in and causes a malfunction, and occasionally destroys all of the programming. Sometimes it’s called “malware” (software intended to damage a computer). To prevent these costly problems from happening it’s critical to have the best anti - virus software and a back up plan. It’s also important to be warned about one of the worst virus’s spreading throughout the world today. Best - selling author, Orrin Woodward describes, “The Financial Matrix” as a type of malware. It doesn’t effect the software in our computers, it effects the programming inside of the human mind. Just as in the case of a virus that destroys your computers programming and functions, it impairs the way a human being is capable of functioning or processing information. It can effect our lifestyles and dreams.
In order for a virus to impair our capability to function or process information our intelligence must be altered. According to a study conducted in late April by the U.S. Department of Education and the National Institute of Literacy, 32 million adults in the U.S. can't read. That's 14 percent of the population. 21 percent of adults in the U.S. read below a 5th grade level, and 19 percent of high school graduates can't read. Is it possible that an entity could benefit from planting a type of malware that would effect a countries literacy?
By altering the literacy of a country it predisposes people to ideas called propaganda. Jacques Ellul writes in, ‘Propaganda,’ “an opinion cannot form itself in entire societies unless mass media of communication exist… Only through concentration in a few hands of a large number of media can one attain a true orchestration, a continuity, and an application of scientific method of influencing individuals.” Orrin Woodward describes this point in his Guinness record breaking book, ‘And Justice For All,’ “Basically, the exploiters seek to control the media to deflect the people’s attention from the injustices they are suffering. Instead, by directing their attention to sports and entertainment, stocks and bonds, or contrived political disputes, exploiters keep the people distracted by a drumroll of disinformation and misinformation. The key is to provide them with anything they want except truth. In effect, the people are lulled to sleep by media either supported or owned by the exploiters themselves.” Have you noticed how the malware of the modern day media dictates your agenda? Your thoughts are dictated by someone else’s programming. You begin to think about what you are told to think about.
Could financial manipulation be the motivation? Just look at the the data from a recent New York Federal Reserve Report that reveals US household debt up $460 Billion last year. The biggest increase in the last ten years. Student loans rose $78 Billion last year. Auto loans rose $93 Billion last year. At $12.58 Trillion, consumer debt is now less than 1% below the peak in the third quarter of the 2008 economic bubble. Home mortgages are ¾ of the total household debt and rose $231 Billion last year. Credit Card balances increased by $46 Billion last year. The average 70 year – old retired worker collected $1,482.40 in monthly Social Security income. A recent study (no surprise after the previous statistics) reports that most American’s are primarily worried about job security and financial security. These statistics are diagnostics that there is evidence of malware.
The malware we are witnessing comes in a subtle undetected form that shapes the minds of the people. Virus’ are undetectable. For example, university professors across the land are often no longer just assuming the role of educator. Because of their influence over a class of impressionable youths, they now assume the role of a political pundit. They begin to shape the philosophies about the role of government. One example is Harvard law professor Michael Klarman, as reported by Dr. Larry Arn, President of Hillsdale college in, ‘The Founders’ Key,’ “the Constitution represents values we should abhor.” Klarman states that the Constitution is, “irrelevant to the current political design of our nation.” This is one of thousands of examples of how a student’s political views are now being influenced and malware becomes evident in society.
This malware effecting western culture didn’t just pop up overnight. It crept in and began shaping public opinion at the start of the turn of the century. The effect of a virus like cancer is usually undetected until it’s too late. Cancer forces the living entity to essentially turn on itself. Progressivism which is the modern day politically correct term for communism is described clearly in Ronald J. Pestritto’s book, ‘Woodrow Wilson and the Roots of Modern Liberalism.’ It must impregnate the idea that “government as a work in progress, a government that would require continual adjustment to historical circumstances… both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution had to be understood anew through a progressive lens.”
The steps are not complicated if one wishes to protect themselves from the malware that is invading the human mind. Malware cannot attack the circuitry when the power is unplugged. The first step is to unplug. Turn off the media. It can’t dictate your thoughts if you don’t watch it. Someone once said that they, “watch the news to be informed”, to which I replied, “when things get bad enough you’ll be the first to know.” If investing in your thoughts is the most important asset, why would you let someone else’s agenda dictate them?
The second layer of protection is to reboot using the application of anti – virus software. Protection from malware comes in the form of mentally protecting yourself from the virus. Change the programming. Symptoms of a decaying culture caused by ‘The Financial Matrix’ include but aren’t limited to massive debt, moral confusion, and political corruption as described earlier. One form of anti – virus software includes the ‘LIFE’ companies, ‘Financial Fitness Program,’ that teaches us how to get out of debt, make more money, and take advantage of the tax codes. The virus can’t effect us when we replace it with right behaviors.
The third layer of protection is to reboot. Create an immunity from the virus by investing in yourself with total personal development. The ‘Completely Revised and Updated’ version of ‘The Financial Matrix,’ describes how Warren Buffet proudly displayed his Dale Carnegie certificate behind his desk. “Interestingly, Buffet emphasized the importance of reading… knowledge builds up, like compound interest.” Dale Carnegie institute reports that about 85% of one’s success is due to human engineering.
Finally protect your circuitry by building an asset. An asset as defined in the ‘Beyond Financial Fitness’ book is, “Something owned that has value because it either brings positive cash flow to its owner or has the potential to do so in the future.’ This makes it possible for us to afford our own opinion and not sound like a clone that the malware has produced.
By taking these steps to protect yourself from the malware that is spreading like a virus through our culture, simply turn it off by unplugging and re boot. Take control of your programing or someone else's agenda will. As Charles Handy writes in ‘The Age of Paradox,’ “Intelligence has become the new form of property. Focused intelligence, the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and know – how, is the new source of wealth.” Those who spread the malware know this. Protect yourself, your software, your mind. It’s time to become aware, unplug, and reboot. God Bless, George Guzzardo