The Common Ground Principle

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by Vincent Boccarossa

To divide and conquer has been a ploy used by imperialists and those staunch supporters of oligarchy for centuries.  These insidious practices have been used against humanity disguised as free trade policies and cloaked in globalization agendas.  They have been the basis for all “color revolutions” in free nation states across the globe including the United States.  These warped elite factions are behind the current “global green reset” and other new world order machinations.  How do we the people of humanity challenge these diabolical forces and find the common ground necessary to rise above them?  

Friedrich Schiller – Image by 6493990 from Pixabay

     The following quote by the 18th century German physician, playwright, poet and philosopher, Friedrich Schiller, illuminates on this question…

 The state itself is never the purpose, it is important only as the condition under which the purpose of mankind may be fulfilled, and this purpose of mankind is none other than the development of all the powers of people, i.e., progress.  If the constitution of a state hinders the progress of the mind, it is contemptible and harmful, however well thought-out it may otherwise be… 

In general, we can establish a rule for judging political institutions, that they are only good and laudable, to the extent that they bring all forces inherent in persons to flourish, to the extent that they promote the progress of culture, or at least not hinder it. This rule applies to religious laws as well as to political ones: both are contemptible if they constrain a power of the human mind, if they impose upon the mind any sort of stagnation.

     It is this type of enlightened thinking necessary to steer humanity toward a better and brighter future.  Unfortunately, it is the thinking capacity of the average human being that has been the most brainwashed and manipulated.  Take for instance, a quote from the author of “Propaganda” (1928), Edward L. Bernays, the “father of modern advertising” and the propagandist for the United Fruit Company (now Chiquita Brands International)…

The conscious and intelligent manipulation of the organized habits and opinions of the masses is an important element in democratic society.  Those who manipulate this unseen mechanism of society constitute an invisible government which is the true ruling power of our country. …We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.  This is a logical result of the way in which our democratic society is organized.  Vast numbers of human beings must cooperate in this manner if they are to live together as a smoothly functioning society. … In almost every act of our daily lives, whether in the sphere of politics or business, in our social conduct or our ethical thinking, we are dominated by the relatively small number of persons… who understand the mental processes and social patterns of the masses.  It is they who pull the wires which control the public mind.

     It is these types of “elite” social engineers that have molded and sculpted society as in the allegory of Plato’s cave projecting images on the 20th century TV screen or the 21st century computer phone.  It is fairly well known that there has been a CIA complicity with Hollywood through government programs like “Project Mockingbird.”  Although this was challenged in the 1970’s by the Church Committee, it simply ended one program and replaced it with a slew of clandestine operations geared toward brainwashing the population.  They had to convince the “masses” that their globalization and “free trade” policies was promoting “democracy” and was going to save mankind from itself.  This bill of goods is sold again and again, masked in different guises, using war games, “banksters” and black market activities to accomplish and finance their ultimate goal, global hegemony.  

I came across the following article reading an issue of “The Campaigner” from May-June 1978.  I first read the main essay by Lyndon LaRouche entitled “The Secrets Known Only to the Inner Elites,” which I highly recommend to the reader (  

     I then proceeded to read a much shorter article by Jeffrey Steinberg entitled “Robert M. Hutchins: Creator of an American Oligarchy.”  As President of the University of Chicago in 1929 at the tender age of 29, Hutchins spearheaded the Great Books project, and a few years later recruited his Yale classmate, William Benton as Vice President.  It was the acclaimed “boy genius” Benton who used the University of Chicago to commercially package the Great Books series and “launched a massive public relations effort directed at convincing every American that his or her child would be culturally deprived unless he owned the collection.”

 The story continues in the passages below…

Almost simultaneous with the Great Books project, Hutchins and Benton resurrected the nearly defunct Encyclopedia Britannica.  From the outset, it was a vicious tool of the British Royal Society campaign to systematically bury the Platonic method, the Encyclopedia had been relocated from its nineteenth century birthplace, Edinburgh, to London at the turn of the twentieth century, and placed under the joint control of Cambridge University and (later) the Royal Institute of International Affairs.  U.S. publication rights were held by Sears and Roebuck until 1943: when the entire project was turned over as a gift to the University of Chicago.

It is relevant to note here that the initial publication and circulation of the Encyclopedia Britannica within the United States precipitated an outpouring of protest by American Whig scholars who correctly identified the volumes as a principal vehicle for Britain’s expanded “intellectual colonization.”  One such scholar, Willard Huntington Wright, wrote a virulent book length attack on the Encyclopedia in 1917 titled “Misinforming a Nation.”

Wright stated, in part:

“I refer to the Encyclopedia Britannica, which, by a colossal campaign of flamboyant advertising, has been scattered and broadcast over every state in the union. No more vicious and dangerous educational influence on America can readily be conceived than the articles in this encyclopedia.  They distort the truth and disseminate false standards.  America is now far enough behind the rest of the civilized world in its knowledge of art, without having added to that ignorance the erroneous impressions created by this partial and disproportioned English work: for in its treatment of the world’s progress, it possesses neither universality of outlook nor freedom from prejudice in its judgments — the two primary requisites of any work which lays claim to educational merit.  Taken as a whole, the Britannica’s divisions on culture are little more than a brief for British art and science — a brief fraught with the rankest injustice toward the achievements of other nations, and especially towards those of America.  The  distinguishing feature of the Encyclopedia is its petty national prejudice…

It is absolutely necessary that this country throw off the yoke of England’s intellectual despotism before it can have a free field for an individual and national cultural evolution.  America has already accomplished much.  She has contributed many great figures to the world’s progress.  And she is teeming with tremendous and splendid possibilities.  Today she stands in need of no nation’s paternal guidance.  In view of her great powers, her fine intellectual strength, her wide imagination, her already brilliant past, and her boundless and exalted future, such a work as the Encyclopedia Britannica should be resented by every American to whom the welfare of his country is of foremost concern, and in whom there exists one atom of national pride.”

Steinberg continues with two more passages that conclude this section of his article that are worth noting…

The conception of knowledge conveyed by the mass propaganda campaign on behalf of the Encyclopedia Britannica — and by the content of the books themselves was the epistemological equivalent of “cribbing for an exam.”  The lavish Benton advertisements claimed that “all your child needs to know” is contained within the twenty-odd volumes of Britannica:  Knowledge is not expanding; knowledge does not involve the very process of developing the capacity to generate new, more advanced forms of knowledge as part of an eminently social development of humanity as a whole.  It mereJy involves opening the encyclopedia and taking in a dose of predigested, spoon-sized facts.

The destructive effect of this message radiated out of the Hutchins-Benton propaganda mill until it became the virtually hegemonic principle for American public and university-level education — can only be measured by considering that the first generation of American youth targeted by Hutchins was the college age youth of the 1960’s — a generation uniquely characterized by its Apollonian-Dionysian rejection of the American commitment to progress and its embrace of rock music, drugs, sexual bestiality, and terrorism.

As much as I would like to stop there, a few more passages are necessary to show how far-reaching these globalist agendas spanned in Steinberg’s view…

While a great deal could be said in elaboration on the explicit political subversion features of the Hutchins- centered network, one additional principal effort suffices for our purposes here to establish the general case. This is the twenty-five year campaign launched personally by Hutchins, even before the completion of the Manhattan Project, to sabotage the development of nuclear energy and the resultant potential for a postwar United States- Soviet entente based on global industrial and technological development.

While Churchill and the British Special Operations Executive under Sir William Stephenson were launching a series of diplomatic wrecking operations and grand deceptions from the outside aimed at fostering the Cold War and the postwar “special relationship” between the “English speaking nations,” Hutchins, from within the United States, was fostering a series of Malthusian institutions directed at breaking the will of the American scientific community to fight for a nuclear energy-centered recovery.

In September, 1945, within weeks of the Churchill-manipulated dropping of the atomic bomb at Hiroshima and Nagasaki, Hutchins convened a conference of atomic scientists at the University of Chicago (the early phase of the Manhattan Project).  The theme of the conference was the “tyranny of technology.”  Based on a theme of viciously manipulated “scientific guilt” over the unleashing of the “weapon of untold destruction,” Hutchins initiated a frontal attack against all forms of nuclear energy development — both military and commercial, and posed the “humane”application of Malthusianism as the essential task of science for the foreseeable future.  Out of the meeting, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists was established — under the “editorship” of Dr. Edward Shils, the wartime head of the Psychological Warfare Division of SHAEF (Supreme Headquarters, Allied Expeditionary Force) and a University of Chicago professor.  To this day, the Bulletin functions as a principal channel for fostering anti-science and Malthusian ideology within the scientific community.

Under the mantle of the phony “humanistic,” synthetic anticapitalist belief structure developed through the Great Books and related projects, the Aspen Institute — along with the “Fat Man’s Seminar” — pioneered the patently fascist environmentalist movement.  It was Hutchins protege and Aspen Institute chairman Robert O. Anderson who bankrolled the zero-growth Friends of the Earth and the 1969 “Earth Day” stunt on which James Schlesinger’s current Sun Day was modeled.  And it was the Aspen Institute-centered organizing effort during the 1969-73 period that produced the United Nations conferences on environmentalism, population control and food control.

     I think it is helpful to comprehend this history in order to clearly see what has been imposed upon we the people and to countries around the world.  It is not a “conspiracy theory” or misinformation, but rather a well funded and highly orchestrated attempt to control the narratives and all the resources.  Let’s be honest, if the leaders of this global cabal truly desired peace, progress and prosperity for humanity, then we would see the positive effects of their Malthusian agendas.  Instead, there is a constant push for more conflicts and wars, widespread poverty and scarcity, and a consolidation of wealth into fewer and fewer hands.  The mass awakening now occurring is a direct result from the corruption and blatant hypocrisy imbedded into various areas of our culture and society.  It is a “fifth generational information war” within a computerized, technocratic age that is pitting people against one another, seducing them into a digital prison conveniently in their own homes, and hypnotizing them through the TV screen or their computer phones.   As a reminder from Plato, “Those who tell the stories rule society.”

     The modern day version of controlling information is WIKIPEDIA, “the free encyclopedia” co-founded by Jimmy Wales, American born and now a British citizen since 2019.  The red flags around this “Internet celebrity” are obvious from his early years of education in Huntsville, Alabama where he and his three siblings were taught by their mother and grandmother who ran the “House of Learning” and where Wales “spent lots of hours poring over the Britannica and World Book Encyclopedias.”  His accolades for his role in creating Wikipedia include Time magazine naming him one of “the 100 most influential people in the world” in 2006.  Wales cites Austrian School economist Friedrich Hayek’s essay, “The Use of Knowledge in Society” as central to his thinking about how to manage the Wikipedia project (for a more in-depth look into Hayek I recommend an interview with Canadian author and historian Matt Ehret at  

     Wales married his third wife, Kate Garvey, the former diary secretary of Tony Blair, in 2012 in London.  They met in Davos, Switzerland and Wales has since been a speaker at the World Economic Forum in Davos.  In September 2021, Wales said that “Facebook and Twitter should combat misinformation and abuse on their platforms by deploying volunteer moderators to monitor controversial posts.”  Although he appears to fight against human rights violations through his Jimmy Wales Foundation for Freedom of Expression, he is clearly a globalist at heart, as well as a strong supporter of Israel and an avowed atheist.  He stated in an interview with Big Think that “his philosophy is firmly rooted in reason and that he is a complete non-believer.”  I can imagine Plato rolling in his grave as Wales champions reason yet there is nothing reasonable about his conflicting views over censoring and controlling mainstream narratives and public opinion.

     Another character worth noting briefly is Steven Pruitt, an American Wikipedia editor with the highest number of edits at over 5 million.  At only 20 years old, he first began editing Wikipedia in 2004 and has also created more than 33,000 Wikipedia articles.  Pruitt was named as “one of the 25 most important influencers on the Internet by Time magazine in 2017.”  He is the only child of Alla Pruitt, a Russian Jewish immigrant, and Donald Pruitt of Richmond, Virginia.  His parents met when they were both teachers in the Defense Language Institute’s Russian Department at Lackland Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas.  In 2017, Pruitt was a contractor for U.S. Customs and Border Protection working in records and information.  In 2020, he became a records manager at the Defense Health Agency.  As of 2021, he works for Chenega IT Enterprise Services, a contractor for the Defense Health Agency.  Pruitt considers himself a “WikiGnome,” a type of editor that makes small behind-the-scenes edits.  He spends three to four hours daily editing with more on the weekends.  Pruitt is single and lives with his parents as their “caregiver” in the Washington, D.C. area.  The red flags around Pruitt are obvious, but don’t take my word for it, have a look at this creepy character for yourself at his Wikipedia page ( ).  I imagine he wrote this page about himself too!

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    It is possible to unplug from this “box of a matrix” to varying degrees and in many ways it begins within the mind.  Granted, a change of environment may physically improve one’s life, yet we carry our thoughts and feelings wherever we go, wherever we live, wherever we are at any given moment.  We often seek common ground in our conversations finding ways to see “eye to eye” with one another or to connect with those individuals that are like-minded in how we view certain beliefs, topics and various things.  It is good to have an open mind coupled with sound reason and vigorous discernment.  And it is wise to exercise the intuitive mind utilizing inner gifts such as telepathy, clarity and seeing.  Most importantly, it is essential to cultivate a relationship to the soul, our true essence, and to discover meaning and purpose in our lives.  It is in these ways that we can unlock ourselves from this fabricated prison and begin to discover the mansion within.  There you will find your dignity, your integrity and your sovereignty, and reclaim it as your own.

     The idea of a “common ground principle” levels the field, and opens the door to true intimacy and authentic soul contact with each other.  All individual souls, regardless of their soul cycle, is a being of unknown proportions learning here on Campus Earth.  Everyone contributes to the collective consciousness with their thoughts and beliefs, and with their words and actions.  As students of human life, we can exemplify the seven evolutions of love nourishing the heart of humanity or we can pollute this planet with our apathy, disillusionment and fear-based thinking.  One of the best ways to find common ground is through an expression of the heart and soul.  Love is always enduring and permeates all seven planes of consciousness… the Physical, Astral, Causal, Akashic, Mental, Messianic, and Buddhaic.  Truth is the greatest good.  And Love is the highest Truth.  Love is its own reward as is Truth.

The Seven Evolutions of Love

Nurturing, Alliances, Reciprocity, Appreciation, Comprehension, Altruism, and Agape (Unconditional Love)


Love is a verb and if we take the appropriate actions and apply the evolutions of love into our lives, then we will better know ourselves and each other.  Hence, we can better serve our most essential needs as well as the true needs of others.  We will naturally vacillate toward finding a purpose in our lives, possibly discovering one’s vocation or sacred dream.  As a human species we are cooperative by nature rather than the competitive mindset of those Malthusian-Darwinian propagandists pushing a “survival of the fittest” mentality on the masses.  This warped form of thinking infected our educational institutions with a focus on the medical-chemical-vaccine complex, the military-industrial-intelligence complex, and the scientific-technocratic-artificially-intelligent complex.  In response to these glaring realities, we are inspired to raise the awareness and shift the collective consciousness toward recreating the natural ways of living and learning versus blindly adopting socially-engineered concepts and dystopian theories.  We are challenged to maintain our dignity, sustain our integrity and reclaim our most cherished soul sovereignty.  For we the people are truly the kings and queens of our mansion within.  May we each move toward the future healthy, wealthy, and wiser by the day.   

     I feel this quote from the late “psychogenic researcher” Bob Mahany, who I had the pleasure to meet on two occasions is worth noting here.  Bob lived into his nineties and now his work continues through his niece Sharon Mahany. (

We should have great hope for the future based on the natural changes going on now.  There will be an ongoing investment in producing optimum mental health.  There will be a unified economic and commercial system and a solid, stable currency.  Political borders will be eliminated in this new world.  Education will not be based on rote learning, but will be goal oriented toward the full development of each person’s talents and abilities.  The art of life will consist of cooperation with all life forms on Earth, as well as the total planetary system.  The objective will be the creation of a joyous life.

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