Dec 27 2012
All our times have come.
Here, but now there, gone.
Seasons don’t fear the reaper.
Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain.
We can be like they are
Come on baby (Don’t fear the reaper)
Baby take my hand (Don’t fear the reaper)
We’ll be able to fly (Don’t fear the reaper)
Baby I’m your man.
(Blue Oyster Cult – Don’t Fear The Reaper)
I see there is a couple of ‘Zombie’ related articles on the Daily Mails website today. Having said that, I should make it clear that I am not referring to the DM’s story about those people who queued overnight in the freezing cold just so as they could be the first in line to save themselves a few bob in the Boxing day sales. Neither am I referring to those people who cooed and marvelled at the DM’s coverage of Bizzy Lizzy’s church outing.
Mind you, having said that, those people who did either of the above would fall into the category of Zombies. However, those conkers bonkers people aside, the articles that I am talking about are to do with your common or garden, genuine, bona fide Zombies.
Back in June of this year, I wrote about how the huge increase in Zombie related stories appearing in the MSM meant that I could no longer avoid writing about the possibility of a Zombie Apocalypse. The following is an edited version of what I wrote:
Over the past couple of months I have been reading more and more about isolated incidents of what the mainstream media have been calling ‘Zombie Attacks’. However, I have somewhat shied away from re-producing these articles because as I say, they have been isolated incidents and to be frank, the general public as a whole more or less dismiss the existence of the so called Reptilians, so they are definitely not going to buy into the idea of Zombies inhabiting the world.
Never the less, it has now got to the stage where Emergency Drills and training exercises are being carried out by the Emergency services – which therefore follows that they are with the backing of or on the orders of the security services – with the scenario being that of a Zombie attack. The fact that these isolated incidents and now these training exercises have all been reported in the media means that I can no longer continue to ignore them.
However, should such a Zombie Apocalypse ever occur, you just know that it won’t be by accident.
I do in fact, firmly believe that even those people who don’t buy into the NWO , never the less still have a underlying sense of unease about the future – albeit they don’t know why.
Course, one of those ways that the NWO is meant to be put in place is via an alien attack. This scenario was originally banded about as being scheduled to take place during the Olympics. With that in mind, is a Zombie attack any less plausible? To my mind a Zombie attack brought about by a released virus is every bit as plausible as that of an attack on Earth from out of space.
Moreover, the Elites like to give us clues as to their plans via Hollywood blockbusters, whether it be an Alien attack, war, or even events like 9/11.
They then like us to get used to an idea along with its plausibility via a gradual increase in reports that inevitably appear in the Main stream media. For example, the alien invasion idea saw an incredible increase in reported sightings being reported on towards the end of 2011, not to mention the other MSM stories such as the one letting us know that the UN have appointed a minister for space specifically to meet and greet aliens. Another example would be the slow but steady tissues of lies we are being fed in preparation for attacks on Syria and Iran..
There has in fact, within the past 10 years been a huge increase in big budget Zombie type movies – Day/ Dawn/ Night of the dead and Zombieland to name but a few. Then, there are also those films whose story lines have the world threatened by the release of a top secret biological weapon (The Fog) or a virus (Resident evil, I am legend, both of which see the people who are lucky enough to survive being attacked by Zombies). Coincidence, deliberate or just pandering to taste?
Which ever it may be, the increase in Zombie type news reports are now at a level where I can no longer dismiss them, regardless of how ludicrous they may sound to the majority of people.
I then backed the above up with a report taken from RT News which stated the following:
Emergency officials in Maine have taken part in a training exercise in preparation for a zombie apocalypse. This comes just weeks after the federal government publicly denied the existence of zombies.
Around 100 emergency responders from eight different counties participated in the event in the quiet city of Bangor.
The premise: an unknown virus originating from Jamaica has reached Maine, turning the infected into zombies. Once infected, the virus quickly spreads to the brain, and turns the host into a full-fledged zombie, who has only one thing on its mind: biting other people.
The officials were armed with two would-be vaccines – one to prevent the infection from reaching the brain, and one to bring the zombies back to life.
“We have identified in several states, particularly Texas, New York, Illinois outbreaks of these civil disturbances and biting,” one official said. “And in conjunction with that there are also widespread power outages.”
The event may have been a staged act, with locals playing zombies, but it gave emergency responders an opportunity to prepare for a real life epidemic.
“This gives us the opportunity to do something a little bit different, but it still has the same principles that would apply in a real situation,” Kathy Knight, director of the Northeastern Maine Regional Resource Center told the Bangor Daily News. Emergency workers “need to figure out what they need, how they’re going to respond and how they are going to share their resources to respond to the disaster. They need to know who to go to outside their community to find the resources they don’t have, so it’s a different twist.”
The training exercise comes just several weeks after the US Center for Disease Control publicly denied the existence of zombies.
Rumors of a “zombie apocalypse” have been on the rise after a series of disturbing incidents.
In Florida, police caught a naked man chewing on the face of another person. They eventually shot him dead after unsuccessfully trying to push him away from the victim.
In Maryland, an engineering student allegedly stabbed a man to death and ate his heart and brain.
In Canada, a porn actor was detained on charges that he had killed and dismembered his lover. He is alleged to have recorded a video of himself copulating with some of the body parts, and consuming others. He is also suspected of sending the limbs of the victim to the headquarters of political parties, as well as two schools in Vancouver.
Now, I’m pretty sure that most people think your common or garden, genuine, bona fide Zombies to be those who have died and risen up from the dead. That simply is not the case. The common or garden, genuine, bona fide Zombies I am referring to are living people who may have been exposed to say, a virus or a mind altering drug. Those people then become mindless shells, willing to attack anything that moves.
“Fuck off, that could never happen”, I hear you cry. “As it fuckin’ happens, it could”, I reply. This is backed up by a report written by USA Today entitled Security Lapses Found at CDC Bioterror Lab in Atlanta, which I also published on this site. The very same month as I wrote about the increase in MSM news stories about Zombies to boot, don’t cha know.
At this point, it may be wise to give you a bit of background to the living dead. The Atlantic Wire website is as good a place as any to find out more:
A Brief History of Zombies
With only a few minutes left of Halloween, it’s time to soak up all things that are scary, since it’ll be another year until you get to put on a funny outfit, drink a bunch of rum and wander the streets in search of tricks or treats. We can’t think of a scarier story to tell than the history of zombies in human folklore.
The zombie is a complicated myth that’s about as old as history but has really picked up in popularity lately. From government agencies putting out preparation plans for the imminent zombie invasion to Hollywood doubling its output of zombie movies, the brain-eating creatures that rise from the dead have become more prominent and more popular in recent years, for complicated reasons. We’re not going to go into the zombies’ moment in the spotlight, but suffice it to say that Americans are really afraid of an unknown enemy right now. In fact, humans have always been afraid of the unknown, and the ultimate unknown, of course, is death. Zombies are the monsters that get stuck in death, unable to move on to the afterworld, they wander the Earth killing as many victims as they can, like a plague.
References to zombie-like creatures go as far back as the writing of Gilgamesh. Most modern historians, though, trace the Hollywood version of zombies to folklore from followers of the voodoo religion in Haiti. Voodoo expert Amy Wilentz recently published her version of the zombie origin story in The New York Times and explained that the emergence of the zombie myth is directly tied to the struggle of African slaves:
The only escape from the sugar plantations was death, which was seen as a return to Africa, or lan guinée (literally Guinea, or West Africa). This is the phrase in Haitian Creole that even now means heaven. … The zombie is a dead person who cannot get across to lan guinée. This final rest — in green, leafy, heavenly Africa, with no sugarcane to cut and no master to appease or serve — is unavailable to the zombie. To become a zombie was the slave’s worst nightmare: to be dead and still a slave, an eternal field hand.
The details that you know about from Hollywood aren’t all there. From what we know about the evolution of the zombie myth, we ended up with the modern day version of the zombie only after synthesizing a number of folk tales from around the world. As we mentioned before, there is a reference to zombie-like behavior in Gilgamesh when the main character warns of a time when “the dead go up to eat the living! And the dead will outnumber the living!”
In China, the undead are known as the jiang shi. These creatures may have informed our idea of the stiff-limbed, grunting things with greenish-white skin that slowly come after you. The jiang shi kills people in order to absorb their qi, or their life essence. This scenario could also described the myth of the draugrfrom 8th century Scandanavia. The draugr rise up from the dead, guarding whatever treasures there might be in the grave. They have superhuman strength and kill their victims by devouring them whole. A third similar legend is the one written by cleric William of Newburgh in 12th century England who warned of revenants, “corpses [that] come out of their graves.”
Over the course of the centuries between William of Newburgh’s warnings and I Am Legend starring Will Smith have been informed by essentially every major humanitarian disaster. But it wasn’t until Night of the Living Dead in 1968 at the height of the Cold War that the zombie prototype really went to market. (Actually, in the movie, the villains were known as “ghouls.” The public started calling them “zombies.”) To keep this history brief, it’s worth throwing out the hypothesis that zombies as we know it are entirely a product of Hollywood. The myths that informed 21st-century America’s idea of a zombie are relevant for historical purposes, but we may have never heard of zombies if not for the seemingly endless demand for zombie movies. Of course, movies are just legends with bigger budgets, and they all have an ending. Just as it was in 8th-century China and colonial Haiti, the real currency at play in the zombie story is fear, and fear will never die.
A good example of a so called Zombie attack is that of the one launched on Ronald Poppo, which as you would expect is also on this website:
Pictured: Ronald Poppo
Doctors say the homeless Miami man whose face was mostly chewed off by a naked assailant is awake and alert and doing “well”, but in need of more surgery.
Jackson Memorial Hospital released two photos of 65-year-old Ronald Poppo with his permission on Tuesday afternoon, one showing him walking down a corridor assisted on either side by a hospital worker.
The other gives a recent look at Poppo’s horrific injuries, roughly 2 and a half weeks after the shocking assault on Miami’s MacArthur causeway: one of his eyes is covered by gauze, the other, lost to the attack, is covered by skin. Poppo’s nose is missing, and his forehead is a mass of scabs. Read More
That brings me nicely to the first afore mention Daily Mail article which is just an update on Poppo. You can find that article entitled Homeless man, 65, whose face was eaten by ‘Miami Cannibal’ in horrific attack is now entirely blind but refuses surgery as ‘it’s going to hurt’ , at the following link:
I followed the USA Today article up with a story that originally appeared in the Huffington Post entitled: Zombie Apocalypse Training: HALO Corp. To Train Military, Law Enforcement On Virus Outbreak
Never the less, in order for you to gauge just how serious people are taking this threat, you need only type the words ‘Imminent Zombie Attack’ or such like into Google and you are immediately faced with a list of hundreds of websites dealing with … Well, Zombies actually.
It is this paranoia that the second afore mentioned Daily Mail article is based upon. You can find that article reproduced in full further down this page.
However, if you find the possibility of a mass Zombie attack too far fetched to be credible, then ask yourself why the British Government already has contingency plans in place for just such a scenario? Furthermore, why does it take a Freedom of Information request for us to find out that these plans are in place?
After all, these plans would have been drawn up using tax payers money. And, as you probably know, whenever the government draw up plans for anything the budget usually starts at around a million pounds. So, while I would never say that its a foregone conclusion that a Zombie attack will take place, given the frequency of news on the subject, anyone who would dismiss the possibility would have to be a Zombie.
If there’s an apocalyptic zombie invasion, rest assured, we’re well prepared
It’s not often you hear of fears of a zombie invasion – and if you do, it’s almost certainly on television.
But in the event of an apocalypse brought about by an army of the undead, civil servants would co-ordinate the military’s efforts to ‘return England to its pre-attack glory’.
The country’s contingency plans for a zombie onslaught emerged in a response to an enquiry from a member of the public.
A Freedom of Information request has shown the surprising level of readiness for the eventuality.
The Ministry of Defence would not lead efforts to plan for such a horror attack or deal with the aftermath, reported by the Daily Telegraph, because that role would rest with the Cabinet Office, which co-ordinates emergency planning for the Government.
The MoD replied to the FoI request: ‘In the event of an apocalyptic incident (e.g. zombies), any plans to rebuild and return England to its pre-attack glory would be led by the Cabinet Office, and thus any pre-planning activity would also take place there.
‘The Ministry of Defence’s role in any such event would be to provide military support to the civil authorities, not take the lead.
‘Consequently the Ministry of Defence holds no information on this matter.’
It is not unusual for the Army to be called upon to save the day in zombie films. In 2004 comedy Shaun of the Dead, soldiers arrive just in time to save the film’s hero.
Earlier this year, troops in the US were trained using a mock zombie invasion.
Hundreds of military, law enforcement and medical personnel observed the Hollywood-style production of a zombie attack as part of their emergency response training.
In the scenario, dubbed ‘Zombie Apocalypse’, a VIP was trapped in a village, surrounded by zombies when a bomb exploded.
The VIP was wounded and his team had to move through the town while dodging bullets and shooting at the invading zombies.
An attack of the zombies in the 2004 film ‘Shaun Of The Dead’. In the film the Army comes to the rescue
At one point, some of the team are hit by zombies and have to be taken to a field medical facility for decontamination and treatment.
Last year, an official from Bristol city council replied to a question asking what it would do in the event of a zombie rampage with a copy of a ‘top secret’ internal strategy document setting out its response.
Peter Holt, service director of communication and marketing, wrote: ‘In response to your request for details of Bristol city council’s contingency plans for dealing with zombies, I can now release to you the following strategy document.
‘Please note that this document contains various redactions as it has been considered that some information contained therein must be redacted for the purpose of safeguarding national security.’
Marked top secret, the document set out four alert states, from ambient zombie level where business would proceed as usual to the highest level – zombie pandemic level – where infection levels would be over 30 per cent.
To avoid ‘widespread panic’, staff would be asked to listen for codewords on radio and television broadcasts to warn them that a zombie attack is under way.
Under ‘health and safety’ guidelines, the document urged staff to remember the correct zombie-killing procedure: ‘Fully disconnect the brain-stem from the body through either blunt force or full head removal.’