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Piercing the Veil of the real Male-Female Relationship
on July 31, 2010
"Cruel Hoax" is one of those rare, life-changing books which most readers will wish they had discovered years ago. Had I known what author Henry Makow has so clearly revealed and explained in this book when I was in college, the essential mystery of the male-female relationship would have become comprehensible. Instead, I faced the future devoid of a clear understanding as to what hidden forces were shaping the ever changing interplay of men and women to each other and to family, children and society.
While reading this revelatory work, I could not help being transported back to the first time I stumbled across the work of Marshall McLuhan and his book, "The Mechanical Bride", a book which dissected the effects of the advertising industry both immediately before and after WWII. In it, McLuhan described how the psychological manipulators of Madison Avenue, armed with the work and insight of Edward Bernays, Sigmund Freud's nephew, were able to tailor their advertising to not simply sell products, but more importantly, to manipulate men and women at the most fundamental levels by stimulating their most basic hopes and fears of upward mobility, social acceptance and sexual desirability in order to move products. It, too, was a life changing book for me. For rather than continue to think of society as something which organically progressed and grew of its own unconscious accord, I realized that hidden manipulators, thru the subtle tailoring of advertising which addressed fundamental fears, needs and desires of individuals within society, were capable of directing that society towards certain predetermined ends.
Henry Makow continues to mine this rich vein of social observation to show how the basic male-female relationship, as well as our attitudes towards children and family, state and government, have been purposely manipulated to create a society plagued by dysfunctional men and women who seemingly think they know what they want, yet are unhappy once they actually acquire or achieve what they have been repeatedly conditioned to believe will make them happy.
But "Cruel Hoax" doesn't stop there; that's just the beginning. Makow investigates the use of pornography as a means of arresting proper male development, and its use as a substitute for satisfactory relationships. He shows how homosexuality is being cultivated by the societal overlords who control our advertising, film and media industries to create legions of adults who are ambivalent about their sexual identities or who question continually their choices in the dead-end search for a "partner" who becomes nothing more than a live masturbatory substitute for their dry day dreams, rather than a life partner who can satisfy them in every dimension.
The true value of "Cruel Hoax" is that Makow reveals that none of this has happened accidentally; it is all by design, courtesy of the same financial and occult forces (The Illuminati) which have dumbed down our educational process and crippled our economy for their own benefit.
Commendably, Henry Makow also vividly describes the basis of a healthy male-female relationship and why such a relationship is essential for the creation of healthy children and a strong family unit. Predictably, it is the strong family unit, the building block and bedrock for a healthy society, that has been the target in the cross hairs of those financial elite and occult forces which have been loosed upon our society since the turn of the last century. The introduction of public education and the mass media, both of which have worked hand-in-glove to create a new male - female paradigm based upon miscasting the traditional role of male as protector and breadwinner, and female as mother and homemaker, are portrayed in our media culture, instead, as one of vile oppression designed to stifle and sabotage female dreams and ambitions, while marriage is subtly yet continually referenced as preventing males from casting their wild oats into whatever handy female receptacles may be available.
Makow shows, with bitter irony, what happens to those same women who, in their mid-life crises, realize that they have achieved corporate advancement only by exchanging the most basic and fundamental pleasures for which they were created. Instead of being the nucleus around which healthy children and a strong family can grow and bond to make a positive contribution to our society and the world at large, they are barren, frustrated, angry and sad because they have been cleverly tricked and deceived into thinking that corporate advancement would satisfy the vacuum nature intended them to fill as the center of a husband and children's love.
This same permanent detour of Nature's natural fulfillment also has male consequences. Rather than establishing and bonding with a woman earlier in their life to raise a strong, healthy, happy family, many men have been sidetracked into chasing the eternal feminine nymph so perfectly presented in Hugh Hefner's imaginary world of the never aging Playboy. It is only with the regret of many years in this never ending pursuit that males gradually awaken to discover that a committed relationship to one woman is not only possible, but desirable; and that children, far from being a burden and a "drag" on their social lives, are the primary means of Nature's enrichment as human beings. Husbands and wives see their love reflected back to them in the form of their own children, their living progeny embarked upon a voyage to the future which, while they may not be present, make possible for them to enter into a contract with their Creator for immortality.
In "Cruel Hoax" we learn how the same people who finance Capitalism also finance its supposed "antithesis", Communism, for the purpose of controlling society's malleable populations thru the manipulation of media by playing upon the psychic and fundamental needs, fears, wishes and desires that are universal throughout humanity. We learn how various "movements" such as "Feminism" are directly linked to Communism and financed by the very same people, for the direct purpose of subverting the fundamental values of society while weakening and destroying the family unit. We see how homosexuality and lesbianism, rather than being viewed as simple, statistically minor deviations from heterosexuality, are now "celebrated", cultivated and inculcated into children at an earlier and earlier age, all for the purpose of destroying the family unit and weakening our culture and society. Divide and Conquer is the motto of the "Illumined" Manipulators.
Most of all, "Cruel Hoax" clearly illustrates that the society in which we live did not simply "happen"; nor did the dysfunctional attitudes so many "liberated" "feminist" men and women currently exhibit develop as a better way of forging stronger heterosexual relationships. On the contrary, more men and women are going thru life frustrated, unfulfilled, bitter, empty, resentful and only realizing far past their prime that the "good life" that has been sold to them via the mass media of parties, promiscuity, alcohol, drug abuse, material consumption and continued self indulgence is nothing more than a dead-end prescription for perpetual unhappiness.
Had this book been written several decades ago, perhaps an entire generation of men and women would have been far happier doing what Nature intended. I know it would have made a supreme difference in my own life. May I recommend it with the highest possible rating, that it may still make a positive difference in yours.