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Hey, everybody. Today we dive into the rise of the micro tyrants. We are seeing a dramatic increase in indecency. The lack of reason and the worst aspects of our society have more power than ever. There's something we can do about it, and those of you that are supporting us at Charlie Kirkham report, you are helping to keep this podcast doing two podcasts on every single weekday, more than any other conservative podcast or any podcast I can say out there at all.
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That's why we are here. The rise of the micro tyrants.
Historically, tyrants have weaponized instruments of the state to exact their authoritarianism. We've talked at length about the Red Guard in Mao's China or the KGB in Stalin's Russia. Often military dictatorships such as Fidel Castro, Hugo Chavez, they're always using tyrannical forces to be able to enforce their world view. But in America, the revolutionaries right now in this very moment are attempting to get from point A to B, namely in liberal democratic republic of law. But in America, the revolutionaries right now in this very moment, by attempting to get from point A to B, namely a constitutional republic of law and order to a socialist one by way of anarchy, anarchy has now almost become a gateway drug to authoritarianism, make everything seem crazy, and then you have a reason to take everyone's life over.
Defund the police seems to only apply to lawless behavior. They won't enforce laws if you are breaking them up for social justice, which is just code for cultural Marxism at this point, which is also, by the way, being mandated in college curriculums all across the country. So they're attempting to sow chaos in the streets because chaos actually achieves their end. Chaos is a necessary ingredient so that they can achieve their authoritarianism. But the left will turn the forces of law enforcement against the law abiding citizens who are rebelling against the fascism of the state.
We see this in unlimited examples. Most recently in Los Angeles, Mayor Eric Garcetti, who is the mayor of Los Angeles, just announced that he'll be deploying the Department of Water and Power to shut off water and power to homes and businesses that are egregious offenders. This from CBS News. Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti said on Wednesday that he was authorizing the city to shut off utility service to properties where large parties and gatherings are held. Garcetti said that starting Friday, the L.A. Department of Water and Power will cut off water and power service in egregious cases where unpermitted large parties and gatherings take place.
Later in the article, it reads. This comes days after a large house party in the Beverly Kresse neighborhood of Los Angeles ended in a shooting that left one woman dead and two others hospitalized. Police later said the killing was believed to be gang related. So a gang fight results in your power being turned off. And we're all supposed to believe that the killing of George Floyd means we need to change the name of the Washington Redskins. They will use whatever excuse they have to seize total control and power.
It doesn't matter if it's related or connected. So Los Angeles has seen crime go through the roof. Gavin Newsom has just announced that he is going to let out 16000 prisoners early from prison. We are seeing anarchy and chaos in the streets all across America.
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So writing isn't egregious, nor is 100000 protesters in the streets of Los Angeles. Even Za Foushee is not willing to admit that protesters aren't spreaders of the virus. Remember this with Congressman Jim Jordan.
Play tape and we know the protests actually increased the spread of the virus. You've said that I said crowds. I didn't say specifically. I didn't say protest to any of the protests. Don't increase the spread of the virus. I didn't say that you're putting words in my mouth, but I would. I just want an answer to the question. Do the protests increase the spread of the virus?
I don't have any scientific evidence that anything I can tell you that crowds are known, particularly when you don't have a mask, to increase the acquisition and transmission no matter what.
You don't have a position on whether the protest increase the spread of the virus or don't increase the spread of the virus.
I'm saying that crowds, wherever the crowds are, can give you an increased probability that there's going to be acquisition and transmission. But do you understand Americans concern?
And strangely, Mayor Eric Garcetti says unpermitted. I'm sure a BLM Inc., which basically is Black Lives Matter incorporated, laundering money under the auspices of trying to call everyone that they are racist. Requires 100 people to paint it on the street, which would be permitted by Garcetti, but 100 people that come out to paint a Baby Lives Matter mural would constitute a public health concern and wouldn't be granted a permit. But it's exactly this arbitrary application of the rules in favor of what the tyrants want is exactly their point.
They want one thing for you and your beliefs and another for their worldview. They want strip clubs and pot dispensaries open in New Jersey, but not gyms where people can get healthy. Have an entire interview. I encourage you to listen to our sister episode, Ian Smith, who might go to jail because he has kept his gym open despite no virus cases. And the tyrants are coming after him, so all this leads to my larger point when we allow autocrats like Garcetti, Newsom, de Blasio, Wittmer and New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to act like dictators, we are enabling tyranny up and down the ladder of power, and it's infecting the thinking of everyday, normal Americans.
So how are they doing it? With the left is using fear to create a citizen army of micro tyrants. The left's operatives in the news media have stirred up a mob to enforce these things themselves. So now we have the black square police, we have the mask police. We have pumped our citizens minds so full of jealousy, envy, which is what BLM is all about, and fear the Chinese coronavirus that they are willing to do absolutely ridiculous things to enforce their tyranny on you and me.
This is what cancer culture is ultimately rooted in power control, which is the exact opposite of freedom. We are creating an enabling micro tyrants everywhere. So I mentioned the mask police previously consider this story, a California couple filed a police report saying they were maced by a woman for not wearing a face mask and a San Diego dog park. A few minutes after complaining to the couple about not wearing a mask. The woman returned and started spraying mace at the husband.
The news outlet that covered the story, this story said this, quote, The lady who maced him automatically started saying stuff about us not wearing a mask when we were social distancing. There is no one near us, the wife told the outlet. My husband, being a good guy, walked in front of her and was like, hey, calm down, please don't do this. Then she grabbed him and just started chasing him. She used the entire on him.
Two months earlier, video showing a group of furious shoppers berating a woman who wasn't wearing a face covering in Staten Island, Shoprite went viral over Memorial Day weekend play tape.
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And for those that can't see the video, this is just a total mob that is descending on a woman for not wearing a face mask. And it was encouraged and supported by Alyssa Milano, who's a total fraud and actually has very low talent. She's not able to succeed in anything at all. And I hope that she'll be able to find meaning in her life because she's a miserable person. She tweeted out, quote, Never been prouder of growing up in Staten Island.
Sam Biederman, a New York City Department of Parks and Recreation official, wrote in Staten Island, they call this asking her politely to leave. And a Shoprite corporate spokesperson responded in part saying, Preventing the spread of covid-19 is a shared responsibility and these people would have been phenomenal KGB officers. These people would have been ideal Red Guard members in Mao's China. So take this article from the Miami Herald recently advising people on, quote, when it was OK to, quote, go off.
One of the reasons they said when someone at the park isn't wearing a mask on the first day of open parks in Miami Beach, the city issued 252 warnings for people not wearing masks. This is why we can't have nice things. People, you don't need a mask if you engage in strenuous activity, but real talk, you're not. It says when someone at the grocery store isn't wearing a mask, these guidelines say this is quarantine one to one.
You have to wear a mask and groceries or pharmacies. Everybody should notice if they're not wearing masks. They've just flown in from the Andromeda galaxy and they have been keeping up with the intergalactic news. Are they are making some kind of idiotic point and we do mean idiotic. So journalists are encouraging, advising and abetting this micro tyranny. So what happens when it goes too far to take this example out of Philadelphia? Recently, a white Philadelphia bar owner was caught on video pulling a gun on a black man yelling at people for not wearing a face mask at a restaurant, according to News one.
I'm not saying either of those people were in the right. And thankfully, this incident ended that anyone being hurt. But this is the natural extension of these micro tyrants, just like macro tyrants, are just tyrants. People will eventually stand up and fight back. Now, I'm going to say more on this specific incident in Philadelphia. But first, I want to tell you about Express VPN. Express VPN is the software that I and thousands of my fans use every day to protect our data online.
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Kind of like the importance that a referee has in a basketball game or an umpire in a baseball game. These people now get to have all the eyes on them and act morally superior. Now, we already know that about 10 percent of the American population is sociopathic. Part of that population ends up in prison. Much higher likelihood of people that unfortunately suffer from that sort of syndrome of being sociopaths actually end up committing crimes. But the people that end up not doing that and they might be existing in our culture in every possible job you can imagine, will now all of a sudden they get to be very important.
Just everyday citizen walking down the street gets to be part of Mao's Red Guard, like the mass police. Now, I'm not making any commentary on whether or not some of these people should be wearing masks to prevent themselves. We've talked about in previous episodes on the Charlie Kirk show. We've gone deep into that. And I encourage you to check out those episodes instead. I think it's very appropriate to ask the question, is this healthy for our country?
Is this healthy to have people that no one voted for, that they were never told to have this kind of power to all of a sudden be emboldened to be able to make these massive tyrannical dictator like decisions on us all across the country? Where does it end? Where does it end? When all of a sudden these micro tyrants all of a sudden start to become very, very dangerous? So do we have any precedent for this? Yes. You see the Soviet Union.
Was not made possible just because of Joseph Stalin. When you do a deeper dive into Soviet history, you will see that it wasn't just the tyrant Stalin that was able to take power. It was the fact that entire culture basically started to emulate and give cover for Joseph Stalin's tyranny. You see, in order for a communist dictatorship to set in. You must be able to have so much widespread fear and paranoia that thousands of little Joseph Stalin's are able to be in control.
So in reality, when we look at the history of the Soviet Union, it was the small villages. That felt the tens of thousands of small villages that fell one after the other. Because Joseph Stalin asked themself to be multiplied. And how is that any different than what's happening now? I'm sure a lot of you have dealt with this in one way or the other where you might not be wearing your mask completely correctly, might be an Uber driver, might be a passenger on the plane next to you, someone at Wal-Mart.
And they just go off on you. They say, sir, why aren't you wearing a mask? I mean, this happened to me recently where I had my mask on fire and I actually went down to go use Apple Pay. And if any of you know how Apple Pay works, it takes face ID. I wasn't taking off my mask to be cute or to make a scene. I was literally dropping my mask so I could pay for a service at a coffee shop.
And the guy said, you need to keep your mask on. I said, Well, sir, I need to pay for my. My drink, you just said that I can use Apple Pay to pay for my iced coffee, and he said, why do you take your mask off? Because it's mask ID is like will make it quick. I'm going to hold my breath. And I just thought to myself how awful that interaction with that individual became just because he now felt the need and the flexibility and quite honestly, the ability to become a tyrant.
And we have to be willing to admit a lot of people actually want to be tyrants. I know that might be a hard thing for those of us that are decent and reasonable to admit, I understand that might be a hard thing for some of us that enjoy Socratic discourse and dialogue and opposing ideas and consider ourselves to be actually very tolerant of the other side. But there are millions of people out there that actually dream of this kind of power grab, they fantasize for the ability at the authority to be able to tell you how to live your life.
And the bigger picture point is. This actually creates really unhappy people. This creates a miserable society where every person that might be temporarily delivering you a service is all of a sudden empowered to do something nasty to you. And if we don't stand up to this, we will end up like China. Were drones manned by the state police force are patrolling neighborhoods, scolding people for breaking social order. They yell messages like Go home and wash your hands. Do not come outside unless necessary.
Where is your mask? Where your mask staying at home is contributing to society in Las Vegas. They have in order. I couldn't believe it. No shoes, no shirt, no mask, no service. They shame you into wearing the mask at all costs always. And if you don't, they will deploy Mao's Red Guard against you. At this rate we're going.
I don't think we have to fear our federal government taking this posture, but would not surprise me to hear that this becomes common practice in a place like California for regular citizens otherwise known as micro tyrants, to man their own drones and enforce the approved social dogmatic orthodoxy on their fellow citizens. It would not surprise me if all of a sudden we start to see people being ranked by their city governments, the city councils, for not having proper mask protocol, for not socially distancing correctly.
We have now abdicated what we knew as pre-existing freedom and liberty to such centralized control that we might never get that freedom and liberty back. You know, people say to me, Charlie, I can't wait to a time when we don't have to wear masks. I say, who's to say that time will ever come? Where's your guarantee of that? How do you know for certain that will ever go back to being able to see people's faces together, how do you know for certain we'll ever have baseball games again?
You know that hope you're right. Can you give me examples of how things continually and always get better and how civilizations actually might not inevitably collapse when you allow such tyranny to exist, who's to say that it will not spread take hold fast and the sociopaths will rule our entire society? I hope that's the case. But don't be so sure, don't be so sure things are going to go back to the way they were. The only way they will is if we actually start standing up and calling out the tyrannies wherever they exist, calling out the authoritarians, who's to say that two year olds aren't going to be forced to wear masks at all times?
Hope so. People say, Charlie, you're being alarmist. Things go back to normal. Really? The things go back to normal after. Abortion was legalized. And we exterminated and terminated 61 million unborn children. Since Roe versus Wade, did things go back to normal, then things go back to normal. Since BLM has taken power in the riots and the arson and the looting. And don't don't hold fast that all of a sudden the human. Inclination is to go back to stability, it isn't and in fact, actually stability and normalcy in the 20th century especially was the exception, not the rule.
The rule is actually tyrants, micra tyrants making Open-Ended promises, judging people on immutable characteristics and trying to get more and more power. There's a very important book I want to share with you that is more about psychology, and it's been very instructive for a thinker that I care a lot about Dr. Jordan Peterson. It's actually our Book of the Week, a thinker, Morgan Charlie, a lot of you know about Thinker and Coorg and allows you to internalize and summarize very important books very quickly and very comprehensively.
So the book that we have chosen for this week is Modern Man in Search of a Soul by Carl Jung. Many of you may or may not know there are two major psychologists that basically built psychology as we know it. Sigmund Freud and Carl Jung Jung probably won out a lot of the arguments, but Freud got a lot right, too. You got a lot wrong as well. But in the book, Modern Man in Search of a Soul, it connects exactly what we're talking about, because what we're really living through is the spiritual poverty of the left in the West.
This leaves us very vulnerable to awful and terrible ideas that are not rooted in truth, namely utopian ideas here on Earth, such as socialism and Marxism, for example, which ultimately leads to tyranny. Again, I want to say this, this is Dr. Jordan Peterson's favorite author and thinkers, the number one thing to know about Carl Jung is that he was a counterweight to Freud, as I mentioned. And all of this you can be found on thinker Agrawal.
And I just want to brag more on Carl Jung. If you don't know who Carl Jung is, you're missing out. He was a Swiss psychiatrist and psychoanalyst who was founded in analytical psychology. His work has been influential not only in psychiatry, but also in anthropology, archaeology, literature, philosophy and religious studies came to the attention of the Viennese, which means Vienna from Vienna, founder of psychoanalysis Sigmund Freud. The two men conducted a lengthy correspondence and collaborated on initially joint vision of human psychology.
Freud saw in the younger man the potential. Basically, an air he had been seeking to carry on his new science of psychoanalysis, Yong's research and personal vision, however, made it impossible for him to bend over to his older colleagues. Doctrine and schism became inevitable. This division was personally painful and was to have historic repercussions lasting well into the modern day. Jung had completely different opinions on human development, especially around the mother and father role. He created some of the best known psychological concepts, including.
Synchronicity, archetypical phenomena, the collective unconscious and the psychological complex and extroversion and introversion, very impressive guy. So here's what you'll learn in Modern Man in Search of a Soul, which again is our Think Tergat Charlie Book of the Week and K.R. Mortgage. Charlie, the first thing that is a really important insight is the truly modern man is one who's taken on the struggle for higher consciousness and managed to escape the herd mentality. The modern man is proud of humanity's accomplishments, chastened by its capacity for evil and searching for hope.
You'll also learn that the West has become materially enriched and spiritually impoverished. Totally agree with that. The West has dominated the East politically and economically, but the East is gaining spiritual ground in the West and that the realization that physical symptoms sometimes have non-physical roots has profound implications for medical and psychotherapist practice. There must be a more collaborative spirit between the therapist and the clergyman. It's a great book. You can find it on thinker Morgan, Charlie and Kierkegaard.
Charlie, please listen to our sister episode with Ian Smith, where we talk about someone who's standing up to these micro tyrants. All it takes for evil to prosper is for good men and reasonable people to do nothing. Edmund Burke said that many, many years ago, problems that are not confronted multiply. If you do not stand up against the small tyrannies, the big ones are going to horrify us all, remember? When people were sent off to the gulags, it wasn't one button that eliminated everyone.
It was the people that loaded the trains, it was the people that put them in the camps, the people that polished the weapons that would soon kill millions of people, the people that built the camps. Tyranny is a team sport. It's not a singular exercise, it's a team sport of a cooperative culture that decides it doesn't care about individual initiative or liberty anymore. Are you on team tyranny or are you on team freedom? If you're on team tyranny.
Then. Go walk outside right now and scream at someone for not wearing a mask if you're on team freedom. Then find the tyrants, look them in the eyes and tell them they're cowards until they stop exploiting the weak because they might themselves be in a position of strength. Tierney takes millions of moving parts to enact itself. We know this right now is there's a million Muslims in concentration camps in China and no one really seems to care. One million Muslims right now are in constant concentration reeducation camps in China.
And we say never again, this is never going to happen again. We're lying to ourselves when we say that it's happening right now. There's another reeducation campaign right now in China that would make the 20th century look. Like a repeat. And to make this look like a repeat of 20th century. So we have a decision to make. Either you're going to stand up against authoritarianism now and not allow the worst aspects of society all of a sudden have unrestricted power.
We're going to stand or we will dissolve as a society. It's in your hands. It's in our civilization's hands. If you look at how these massive, unspeakable, horrific, murderous campaign started, it started with decent people shutting up, reasonable people backing away. The next thing you know, the sociopathic narcissists have all the power and we have to bend the knees to them. I'm never going to do it. That's why I'm doing the podcast that we're doing.
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