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Addendum to a State of Fear

Just a short post today, passing on an excerpt from an interview given by Jacques Attali, a prominent French globalist intellectual and political figure in the 1990s.

Two recent posts have been about the managed misrepresentation of the real state of affairs with regard to a re-engineered common-cold bug ( ‘Viruses. Jabs and Lies’) and about the likelihood that the state acts as a ‘safe space’ for sociopaths, making it intrinsically hostile to human flourishing ( ‘Sociopaths and the State of Fear’).

Martin Armstrong, who runs one of the websites I list at the bottom of the home page of this site, has put out a public post based on a section of an interview with Jacques Attali in the early 1980s reproduced below. Jacques Attali was an adviser to French president François Mitterand between 1981 and 1991. He then became the first head of the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development between 1991 and 1993.

I understand that the interview appeared in the first edition of a French book ‘L’Avenir de la Vie’ (the Future of Life) by one Michel Salomon. This book certainly existed. The quote below from Attali is believed to have appeared in the first edition. An internet search yields the French language original of the interview text and some discussion about what Attali reportedly said. The Attali interview does not however appear in the book’s second edition, and the first edition is impossible to obtain. There is therefore a possibility that I’ve been ‘had’ and that this item is ‘fake news’. If so, I am at least not alone in having been deceived.

I reproduce below part of Martin Armstrong’s public post verbatim, typos and all, followed by an extract from the book’s reported interview with Jacques Attali:

One of the aspects I have always encountered in various meetings is very disturbing in today’s light. There is a French book entitled L’Avenir De La Vie (“The Future of Life”) by Michel Salomon, who is a journalist and doctor back in 1981, he interviewed twenty scientists including seven Nobel Prize winners, and which thus relates his conversation with Jacques Attali, who at the time was the adviser to François Mitterrand. In that interview, it provides a clear warning of how they look down upon us, the great unwashed, which is the blueprint for what they are doing using Covid-19 to change the world economically and politically.

“In the future it will be about finding a way to reduce the population. We will start with the old, because as soon as he is over 60-65 years of age, man lives longer than he produces and costs society dearly. Then the weak and then the useless who do nothing for society because there will be more and more of them, and especially finally the stupid ones.

Euthanasia targeting these groups; euthanasia will have to be an essential instrument of our future societies, in all cases. Of course, we cannot execute people or set up camps. We will get rid of it by making them believe it is for their own good. Too large a population, and for the most part unnecessary, is something economically too expensive.

Socially, it is also much better for the human machine to come to a screeching halt rather than gradually deteriorating. We won’t be able to give intelligence tests to millions and millions of people, you can imagine!

We will find something or cause it, a pandemic that targets certain people, a real economic crisis or not, a virus that will affect the old or the big, it doesn’t matter, the weak will succumb to it, the fearful and the stupid will believe it and ask to be treated.

We will have taken care to have planned the treatment, a treatment that will be the solution. The selection of idiots will thus be done by themselves: they will go to the slaughterhouse on their own. “

“The future of life” – Jacques Attali, 1981, interview with Michel Salomon.

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