The enemy of my enemy is not always my friend. The ally of my friend could become my future enemy. Political observer is abundance with fashionable nonsense and larger than life fancy word, as if it’s the determinant for any over the top predictive analysis.
Self labelled Machiavellian must be suck with elementary calculus and human behavior pattern, they thought political game is as exact as math formula, it’s random thinking! Mankind is smarter than apes, that’s why mankind is more manipulative than any other apes.
The sounds of gecko may reliable enough to predict what will happen next for our national political move. With only two option, yes or no, it’s relatively easier to decide the choice. They place their position as politician as decision maker right? Not a thinker, nor a responsible government operator. Nobody will care enough to watch them, who’s gonna watch the watch men?
Even the taxpayer don’t really conscious enough to understand their ( our) position. It seems the politician place themselves as the king, the ruler, and not the administrator, who get their salary, from tax money, or a tax consumer.
That bias, a false perception, sounds so obvious, when they appear as the main concern of mass media, the ultimate celebrity is the politician itself, as if they are the ruler as feudal lord, or king himself. While the bounty intellectual or observer becomes soothsayer, the gossipers, the reference for the media, with their difficult to understand comment, handsome fancy words, so it seems smart and impressively badass, for the sake of cosmetic for their own look.
That politician or their advisor may read from classic Machiavelli’s or Sun Tzu’s strategy, to maintain their position as ruler and law maker, don’t really care. But, we do care if that law or policy will significantly change our own life, the taxpayer.
Machiavelli worked for Medici family of Florence, while Sun Tzu worked for Chinese emperor, both of their employer were land lord by the law, so the condition is highly different with our modern system. They were the advisor for an absolute land owner, while their people pay for the land rent, a tax. That condition would drive a potential dispute from their opponent, to rob their absolute position, a feud, as feudal lord, and they did the necessary strategy to maintain that place.
The modern monetary system place the asset as state balance sheet with different position, and it drastically change the power play game strategy. I know some self labelled intellectual may mention Machiavelli and Sun Tzu as their reference, and yes that sounds cool, literate enough. But, adapting their strategy with current power play landscape may seems obviously awkward, they need to modify it, drastically.
That intellectual impostor, who place themselves as political advisor, or media reference, have to read more Mises’s, Hayek’s, Keynes’s, and Kahneman’s, Popper’s, or Soros’s, or Piketty’s, or Tirole’s, to understand currency power play game better, while observing the reflection on people’s move, because the people is the market, the taxpayer, and the national debt holder.
Listen to the gecko, trust me! It works better than listening into the what so called as self labelled Machiavellian political advisor. It may sounds cool, but they may don’t know what they’re talking about.
Tokek: Gecko, lizards belonging to the infraorder Gekkota, found in warm climates throughout the world. Geckos are unique among lizards in their vocalizations. They use chirping sounds in social interactions with other geckos. They are the most species-rich group of lizards, with about 1,500 different species worldwide. The New Latin gekko andEnglish “gecko” stem from the Indonesian–Malay gēkoq, which is imitative of the sound the animals make.