The Survivor Fans met at tribal council to decide which one of them was to be voted off the hit reality television show Survivor. Each tribe member had a one in eight chance of being voted off and not being able to win the million dollar first prize.
This was the moment of truth, testing the intelligence of the group. Would they make a decision that helped them beat the other team or would they vote in way that ended up sabotaging the chances for anyone in the group?
In reality, the decision was made well before the time of tribal council. Though some votes could be swayed by logical reasoning at tribal council. Survivor is a game of alliances and is an example of a true democracy in action.
The lesson you learn here might open your eyes to something you never before considered. And knowing this could save your life.
I’m a fan of the T.V. show Survivor. I started watching from the beginning, though I haven’t seen every show or every season. But I must admit there are certain aspects of the show that I really don’t like.
One of the main drawbacks of the show is that the best person often does not win.
Now let me give you a bit more background on this particular tribal council vote and why it’s important in your life.
Survivor is a political game of strong alliances and being able to switch alliances so that you don’t get voted off. Another way of saying it is that the largest group always wins.
And that’s what I don’t like about the show. It’s not necessarily the smartest or most capable male or female winning the show. Often times one of the weakest persons ends up winning.
It’s much less a show about survival and much more a show about how to gain power in a democratic system. I would prefer if it were about survival and athletic skills and not who could gather the largest group.
The reason this is a problem is that there are always more weaker people than stronger ones on the show and in life. In this democratic system, there’s often an incentive to get rid of people because they are strong, even if in the early part of the game you could risk losing by making your group too weak.
That’s exactly what happened last Thursday night. The tribe of Fans of Survivor decided to vote off one of their strongest players because he might be a threat later in the game. Yet they kept on Chet who was barely functioning.
He didn’t do any work, gather any food, had barley any energy and he was a liability in reward and immunity competitions and yet he managed to survive tribal council and instead they voted off Mikey B.
These so-called Survivor Fans shot themselves in the foot. Their tribe was already very weak. They lost most of the reward challenges and had much less food and other stuff that could help them win than the Survivor Favorites tribe.
Yet the group makes the decision to get rid of one of their strongest players. This will only cause them to keep on losing immunity challenges and to have their whole group picked off one by one because the tyrannical group decision making.
They made this vote so that when the tribes merged they wouldn’t have to compete against a much stronger person. Only problem being they’ll likely never make it that far because they’re now much too weak to compete against the Survivor Favorites.
On a side note, in a previous tribal council vote, the Survivor Favorites also followed mob rule and ended up voting off a really good competitor and it was only because one person Cirie wanted to vote him off. But Cirie was the swing vote and they had to follow her lead or risk being voted off themselves.
Cirie is a perfect example of someone who made it very far in Survivor and did nothing to warrant that but being weak. It’s so funny how she’s so proud of how far she made it. It certainly wasn’t because of her survival or athletic skills. It was mostly because she wasn’t perceived as a threat to anyone.
This is how a pure democracy works. Regardless of right or wrong the largest group wins. Regardless of whether or not something helps the country and or the economy, the largest voting block always wins. Regardless of morality, the largest group wins. A democracy can legally justify murder and robbery.
Why Politicians Promise To Give You So Much:
Think about this from the perspective of a politician who’s only interested in trying to gain power. Wouldn’t it be in her best interest to serve the largest groups of people?
Who are the largest groups? It’s certainly not the wealthy people, they’re only 5 to 10% of the population. So any wise political candidate will not "openly" support the rich.
In fact, the political group that promises to give away the most gifts to the largest group is usually the party that will win. This is stuff like welfare programs, food stamps and all sorts of special interest programs that give away money.
These programs forcibly take money away from one person and give it to another. If I robbed my neighbor and gave that money to the bum on the street wouldn’t I still be arrested? But that is what the government has the power to do.
They can take from one and give to another. They have the legal power to steal.
The politicians know that most people are not educated or very interested in politics and economics. These uneducated people just want more gifts or entitlement programs. And so the few (the greedy politicians) know this.
These few can influence the ignorant many and purchase their votes through taxpayer giveaways. Many of these poor want something for nothing. The politicians don’t care if they ruin the economy and the country by their policies. They don’t care if millions of people starve due to a depression. All they care about is their own power.
Some poor people believe they’re entitled to housing, health care and to food. That they shouldn’t have to work or contribute. Why not let someone else do it for them?
So in a true democracy you get the sneaky few, influencing the ignorant masses through their control of the mass media. Yes our mass media is controlled by a few companies and they definitely have an anti freedom agenda in the news.
What if the largest group of people were Muslims and they voted in to abolish the Constitution and instead have Sharia Law? Under the strict Sharia Law you can get your hand chopped off for stealing. But it’s much worse than that.
But something even worse could happen in a true democracy. What if for instance the Catholics became the majority and what if they decided to kill all of the Muslims, Jews and other Christians?
Under a true democracy this would be possible and perfectly legal. It’s for reasons like this and many others that our founding fathers did not create the United States as a democracy. No where is the term even mentioned in the U.S. Constitution.
Technically the United States is a Constitutional Republic with the protections guaranteed to all groups even if they are in the minority, through the Constitution and the bill of rights.
Yet why is it that all throughout public school, the television news, radio, politics and popular culture they always refer to the United States as a democracy.
Why are we always trying to spread democracy around the world as if it’s a good thing? It’s because the sneaky few don’t like the Constitution of the United States. It doesn’t serve their purposes of creating an eventual unified world government.
If we followed the Constitution there could be no such instrument as the Federal Reserve Bank. The Federal Reserve was the cause of the Great Depression in the United States and around the world. Even the current Federal Reserve chairman now admits that.
There could be no such thing even as an income tax. Our country no longer complies with our Constitution.
We are forever more marching towards becoming a true democracy. Where the ignorant mob can imprison the virtuous and the strongest producers in society. Where the only thing that matters is what the largest group of people thinks.
Democracy is not something I want. I want freedom and our Constitution if followed gives us the greatest freedoms imaginable for a country. I’m quite sure we’d all be three hundred percent more prosperous and happy here in the U.S. if we simply followed our Constitution.
So if you ever get the chance to vote on whether or not you think this country or any country should be a democracy… make sure to vote no. Consciously knowing the tyranny of democracy could save your life some day.
Please forward this article to all of your friends. It’s time we stopped being brainwashed by the government media complex. Any time now that you hear someone touting the virtues of Democracy you can wonder if he or she even understands the implications of a true democracy.
And you might wonder at what point in our history did we go from being a Republic to a Democracy.
To Your Radiant Health, Happiness, Fitness and Freedom, Roger Haeske
P.S. Here’s a recent post I made that has an article from noted economist Walter E Williams on the problems with a democracy and what our founding fathers actually had to say about democracys.