"To make a contented slave it is necessary to make a thoughtless one. It is necessary to darken the moral and mental vision and, as far as possible, to annihilate the power of reason."
" India's 911", another Hollywood-Bollywood winner - guess who'll get the rights to the final story? Maybe a sequel to the current vile U.S. box-office hit "Slumdog Millionaire". U.S. 'terror experts' instantly fingered Pakistan, specifically citing 'terrorist' groups that are obstacles to the u.s. plans for central Asian restructuring under U.S. 'leadership'. Revolutionaries fighting for national liberation identified as 'terrorists', as mandated by the u.s. global state terrorist war. Media relentlessly solicited Indian comments agreeing India was shamefully unprepared. No reference of course to Five days after the events, media all appear chorus-like to convince us the big crisis facing Obama is 'rising tensions between India and Pakistan, amplified by answers to pointed questions in Mumbai. No mention of fascist Hindu-nationalist terror and slaughter of Muslims and its BJP party efforts to regain state power.
After word got out broadly that the U.S. had known and warned India in October about an impending terror attack by sea on Mumbai, the media twisted this into more expressions of Indian rage at its govt. The inevitable questions why U.S. 'allowed' another 911 to happen to its dear friend India must be on the cutting room floor. But the game turned truly grotesque today as NPR discovered Dharvi, the largest slum in Asia, a city within a city in Mumbia, where over 600, 000 mostly Muslims and immigrants, are crammed in squalid, disease-ridden poverty, only a few toilets, no plumbing, forced to slave for pennies doing dangerous toxic work in chemicals, tanning and recycling -- probably the setting for that obscenely racist glorification of capitalism "Slumdog Millionaire".