Illuminati Psy-Op: Welles' "War of the Worlds"
June 22, 2010by L C Vincent
Hardly a month goes by when society is not subject to some psychological (or real) attack, whether it be "human swine" epidemic or the massive environmental damage grabbing headlines today. These attacks are orchestrated by the Illuminati and trumpeted by their private house organs, the mainstream mass media.
A classic early example of these psy ops was the 1938 "War of the Worlds" broadcast which created "accidental" and "unfortunate" panic
and hysteria throughout the United States. Listeners tuned in to
what they thought was a real invasion by Martians. It was funded indirectly by the Rockefeller Foundation through the The Princeton Radio Project, and guided at every stage by members
of the Council on Foreign Relations.
Actor Orson Welles, the creator of the program and the "news
announcer" of this infamous broadcast, later apologized for the hysteria
this radio show created. The Princeton
University Radio Project, under supervision of psychologist Dr. Paul F.
Lazarsfeld, Frank Stanton (later head of CBS Radio and
Television) and Dr. Hadley Cantril, hired Orson Welles to adapt H. G.
Wells' fiction book "The War of the Worlds" to the radio format in
order to study the behavior of citizens under panic conditions.
Not only was the panic created by a fictional Martian invasion the night before Halloween anticipated by its producers, the program was purposely crafted to create terror.
This very first electronic mass media "psy-op" was heard by 6 million people, 1,700,000 of whom believed the broadcast to be genuine, and 1,200,000 of whom were frightened enough to take action -- either by running away or preparing to fight the invaders. Later, when the truth was revealed, Welles apologized repeatedly. The idea of using an interrupting news-bulletin in the middle of what seemed like regular music programming was deemed excessively cruel, manipulative and deceptive.
It has been reported that Welles even received death threats from the Rockefellers should he ever reveal that the "unforeseen" reaction to this broadcast was precisely what is perpetrators had hoped to achieve and analyze, demographically, psycho-graphically and statistically.
This secret test was used to judge susceptibility to phobias, fatalism and the fear of war. Members of the general public were later interviewed and their reactions were paired against such variables as religion, education, year and make of car, reading materials, job security, etc. Cantril later wrote a paper entitled: "The Invasion from Mars -- A Study in the Psychology of Panic." Cantril's study examined the power of the radio broadcast media and its effects upon a population under the direct influence of fear.
This first electronic stress test was just in time for the dawn of the age of television. Only two years later, again with Rockefeller Foundation money, Cantril established the Office of Public Opinion Research at Princeton. Among the studies conducted by the OPOR was analyzing the effectiveness of propaganda produced by the forerunner of the CIA, known as the OSS (Office of Strategic Services.)
During WWII, Edward R. Murrow, also a CFR member, was paid by the Rockefeller Foundation and Dr. Cantril to monitor Nazi radio propaganda and judge its effectiveness.
From this project sprang the FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Intelligence Service) which eventually became the US Information Agency, used by the National Security Council as its chief disseminator of propaganda after WWII.
After leaving CBS, Frank Stanton became the Chairman of the RAND Corporation, an extremely influential government think tank, which researched among other topics, mass brainwashing of an unsuspecting public through the mass media.
At the end of the original radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" the announcer (Welles) is no longer heard; instead, the voice of a field artillery commander comes on the air, repeatedly calling the code: "2X 2L calling CQ... 2X 2L calling CQ... is there anyone on the air?"
The "2 X" can easily be thought of as a "double cross" (two X's or crosses); the "2L" is easier -- To Hell. Or Together, "Double Cross to Hell." Quite an appropriate way to end a fake broadcast featuring a hoaxed alien invasion from Mars created to terrify the citizenry of the United States in order to measure their reactions to artificially induced stress, like laboratory insects under the microscope of the Council of Foreign Relations for their hidden masters -- The Illuminati.
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In 1917, Marxist John Dewey was the first political person to publicly promote the threat of an invasion from outer space when he spoke these words:
""Some one remarked that the best way to unite all the nations on this globe would be an attack from some other planet. In the face of such an alien enemy, people would respond with a sense of their unity of interest and purpose." John Dewey, New York 1917.
Decades later, President Ronald Reagan made a similar observation at the United Nations when he said: ""In our obsession with antagonisms of the moment, we often forget how much unites all the members of humanity. Perhaps we need some outside, universal threat to make us realize this common bond. I occasionally think how quickly our differences would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world." - President Ronald Reagan, in a speech made to the 42nd General Assembly of the United Nations, Sept. 21, 1987
Seventy years and two world wars separate those statements; yet the people who would use the mass media to terrorize an unsuspecting population stand ready to again promote a similar scenario. The radio broadcast of "The War of the Worlds" may just be a precursor to another fake outer space alien invasion, "Project Blue Beam."
One wonders how many people will panic or die needlessly to satisfy the blood lusts of the Illuminati should this chilling scenario transpire at the end of 2012!
War of the Worlds -- sources
o Time Magazine Archves, 15 April, 1940 (major resource)
o 60-th Aniversary of "The War of the Worlds"
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