Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman of the World Economic Forum (WEF), explained, the pandemic’s “silver lining” was to demonstrate “how quickly we can make radical changes to our lifestyles.”
Technocracy smothers democratic deliberation by removing most decision-making about essential policies from the people to an expert class, whose decisions are based on their education and experience, and the data they think matter.
By Wesley J. Smith, LifeSiteNews, Jan 14, 2022
(Technocracy) – Pro-life advocacy and policies are implacably opposed by the elites of the West. The United Nations promotes abortion access as an international norm. Leaders of the European Union continually criticize and attempt to stifle prolife laws in Poland and Hungary. (1)
All of the world’s most influential medical journals — the New England Journal of Medicine, the Journal of the American Medical Association, the British Medical Journal, etc. — take the propriety of abortion as a matter of basic patient rights, with some now moving on to endorse assisted suicide. (2) And, of course, virtually all mainstream media oppose sanctity-of-life advocacy as a matter of course.
Despite these wailing headwinds, the pro-life movement has exercised the freedoms available in the West internationally to contest anti-sanctity-of-life orthodoxies and policies in the public square and halls of government — battling not only abortion, but also legalization of euthanasia/assisted suicide, the moral propriety of embryonic stem cell research and other biotechnologies, threats to medical conscience, and the like. But come the “technocracy,” a time may arise in which “no advocacy zones” hinder sanctity-of-life activists from presenting contrary ideas to the general community and enacting public policies through the usual democratic processes. …