“The Hunger Games”: A Glimpse at the Future?

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The hit movie “The Hunger Games” takes place in a dystopian future where the poor and wretched masses live under the high tech tyranny of a wealthy elite. Is the movie depicting the kind of society the elite is trying to establish for the New World Order? We’ll look at characteristics of the world presented in “The Hunger Games” and how they relate to plans for a New World Order.

Pushed by a gigantic marketing campaign, The Hunger Games did not take long to become a world-wide sensation, especially among teenagers and young adults. Sometimes referred to as the new Twilight, The Hunger Games has similar components to the previous book-to-movie craze (i.e. a young girl torn between two guys) but takes place in a very different context.

Set in a dystopian future (why is the future always “dystopian”?), The Hunger Games paints a rather grim picture of the world of tomorrow, whether it be from a social, economical or political point of view. In short, it is a big-brotherish nightmare where a rich elite thrives on the backs of a starving population. Meanwhile, the perversity and voyeurism of mass media is taken to absurd levels and is used by the government as a glue to keep its unjust social order intact. Is The Hunger Games giving teenagers a glimpse of a not-too-distant future? It doesn’t take a crystal ball to see the elite are trying to take the world in that direction. Is the author Suzanne Collins communicating a strong anti-NWO message to the youth by showing its dangers or is it getting the youth used to the idea? Let’s look at the fictional, yet possible, future world of The Hunger Games.

Note: This article is about the movie and not the book series. The movie has been formatted in a different way and conveys a slightly different message.

The NWO for Teenagers

The Hunger Games takes place in a context that is strikingly on-par with descriptions of the New World Order as planned by today’s global elite. One of the main characteristics of the New World Order is the dissolving of regular nation-states to form a single world government to be ruled by a central power. In The Hunger Games, this concept is fully represented as the action takes place in Panem, a totalitarian nation that encompasses the entire North-American territory. The United States and Canada have therefore merged into a single entity, a step that many predict that will happen before the full-on creation of the NWO.

The President of Panem addressing the Nation.

In Panem, the concepts of democracy and freedom have disappeared from America to be replaced by a high-tech dictatorship based on surveillance, monitoring, mass-media indoctrination, police oppression and a radical division of social classes. The vast majority of the citizens of Panem live in third-world country conditions and are constantly subjected poverty, famine and sickness. These difficult living conditions are apparently the result of a devastating event that engendered the complete economic collapse of North America. In District 12, home of the hero Katniss Everdeen, the locals live in conditions similar to the pre-industrial era where families of coal miners lived makeshift in shacks and eat rodents as meals.

While the masses look as if they are living in the 1800s, they are nevertheless subjugated to the high-tech rule of the Capitol, which uses technology to monitor, control and indoctrinate the masses. Surveillance cameras, RFID chips and 3D holograms are abundantly used by the government to manipulate the will of a weak and uneducated population (although there are signs of solidarity and rebelliousness among the peasants). To preserve the fragile social order, the Capitol relies on a massive police force that is always ready repress any kind of uprising. The workers are often rounded up in civilian camps where they are shown state-sponsored propaganda videos. Panem is therefore a high-tech police state ruled by a powerful elite that seeks to keep the masses in poverty and subjugation. As we’ve seen in previous articles on this site, all of these concepts are also thoroughly represented in other forms of media as there appears to be a conscious effort to normalize the ideas of a high-tech police state as the only normal evolution of the current political system.

Living in sharp contrast to the proletariat, the elite in The Hunger Games inhabits the glistening Capitol city and indulges in all sorts of extravagances and fashion trends. This upper-echelon of society perceives the rest of the population as an inferior race to be ridiculed, tamed and controlled. All valuable resources have been vacuumed from the people living in the districts to profit the Capitol, creating a clear and insurmountable divide between Regular People and The Elite. The concept of an opulent elite ruling over the dumbed-down and impoverished masses (thus making them easily manageable) is an important aspect of the New World Order and it is clearly depicted in The Hunger Games. The government’s reliance on high-tech surveillance and mass media to keep the population in check is something we are already seeing and, if we keep going in that direction, the world of The Hunger Games will soon become reality. There is another concept important to the occult elite that is at the heart of The Hunger Games, however: Blood sacrifices to strike fear and gain power.

 

Blood Sacrifices for the Elite

Katniss is selected as tribute of her district.

The government of Panem created the Hunger Games in order to remind the masses of the “great treason” they have committed by engaging in a rebellion. As punishment for their insubordination, the twelve districts of Panem must offer to the Capitol one boy and one girl between the ages of 12 and 18 to be part of The Hunger Games. The teenagers must fight to the death in an outdoor arena in a Roman Gladiator-like event that is televised across the nation. The rules of the Games reflect the elite’s contempt and total lack of respect for the masses. The name of the Games itself is a reminder of the state of perpetual starvation the lower class is purposely kept in by the rulers in order to better control it.

The boys and girls that are selected to take part in The Hunger Games are called “tributes”, a term that usually describes a payment rendered by a vassal to his lord and thus even reflects the servitude of the mass to its rulers. Since time immemorial, blood sacrifices were considered to be the highest form of “tribute” to gods and, on an occult level, were said to wield the most potent power to be tapped by rulers and sorcerers. The same way ancient Carthaginians sacrificed infants to the god Moloch, inhabitants of Panem sacrifice their children to the Capitol. The Hunger Games are therefore a modern version of these ancient rituals that the masses had to participate in to avoid the wrath of their superiors. The entire nation of Panem is forced to watch the sacrificial ritual that takes place in the Capitol, stirring up fear, anger and blood lust within them, amplifying the power of the ritual. We’ve seen in previous articles that the deaths of specific people (Whitney Houston, Heath Ledger, Amy Winehouse) become such a media event that they are, in fact, mega-rituals that entire nations participate in. The Hunger Games reflect this concept of highly publicized mega-rituals.

“Tributes” for The Hunger Games become the property of the state and are revoked of all their rights.

In The Hunger Games, the ritualistic death of young people chosen from the mass is sold as a sporting event, a nation-wide celebration that is packaged as a reality show. Not only do the poor people participate in these demeaning events, they even cheer for their favorites. Why do they accept all of this? One of the reasons is that mass media can get people to accept anything … if it is entertaining.

Appealing to the Basest Instincts

The games are broadcast to the nation in the form of a reality-show, complete with TV hosts who analyze the action, interview the tributes and judge their performance. The tributes are so indoctrinated in this culture that they readily accept the rules of the game and turn are fully willing to start killing to win the Games. The masses also actively participate in the event, cheering for their district’s representatives, even though the entire event celebrates the sacrifice of their own. This reflects a sad but true fact concerning mass media: Any kind of message can reach people if it manages to capture their attention. There are two things that automatically, almost irresistibly, grab our attention: Blood and sex, the remnants of our primal instincts. The sheer violence of the event grabs the attention of the masses, who forget that the Games serve as a reminder of the people’s servitude to its elite. This concept is already well-known and fully exploited in today’s mass media, as elite-sponsored messages are constantly sold to consumers as being “entertainment”. The Hunger Games therefore aptly portray the role of media in the manipulation of public opinion. Will the movie help young people realize this fact?

At one point in The Hunger Gamesthe death of a little girl shocked the people to a point that it brought a brief moment of lucidity and solidarity as the kill highlighted the atrocity of the Games. The live broadcasting of the death lead to a violent uprising in her district as the locals realized that they were willing participants in something terrible. The uprising was quickly quelled however, by the ever-present police force of the state. Furthermore, in order to prevent further social trouble, the producers of the show introduced a new element to the show: Love between Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark, the girl and the boy from District 12. By introducing love (and, by extension, sex) into the show, the producers managed to quell the masses and brought them back to their usual state of silent stupor. This part of the movie reflects how mass media is used by the powers that be today. The worldwide reach of The Hunger Games series itself proves that stories that cleverly feature the ingredients of sex and violence are bound to get people hooked. And, even though The Hunger Games seems to be denouncing the perversity of violence in mass media, it sure brings more of it into movie theatres.

Desensitizing to a New Type of Violence

While there is no shortage of violence in Hollywood, The Hunger Games movie crosses a boundary that is rarely seen in movies: Violence by minors and towards minors. In this PG-13 movie we see kids aged between 12 and 18 violently stabbing, slashing, strangling, shooting and breaking the necks of other children – scenes that are seldom seen in Hollywood movies. While it is surely a way for the movie the grab the attention of the movie’s target audience (which happens to be teenagers aged 12 to 18) The Hunger Games brings to the forefront a new form of violence that was previously deemed too disturbing to portray in movies. But in the particular kill-or-be-killed scenario of The Hunger Games, the viewers easily go beyond this psychological barrier and find themselves yelling stuff at the movie like “Come on, Katniss, take your bow and shoot that vicious little f**cker in the head!”.

 

In Conclusion

The Hunger Games is set in world that is exactly what is described to be the New World Order: A rich and powerful elite, an exploited and dumbed-down mass of people, the dissolving of democracies into a police state entities, high-tech surveillance, mass media used for propaganda and a whole lot of blood rituals. There is indeed nothing optimistic in the dystopian future described in The Hunger Games. Even human dignity is revoked as the masses are forced to watch their own children killing each others as if they were caged animals. That being said, there is little to no difference between movie goers who watch the movie The Hunger Games and the masses in the movie that witness the cruelty of the Games. Both are willing participants in an event that portrays the sacrifice of their own under the amused eye of the elite. Furthermore, one can argue that the movie accomplishes the same functions as the Games in the movie: Distracting the masses with blood and sex while reminding it of the elite’s power.

Is The Hunger Games attempting to warn an apathetic youth of the danger of allowing the current system to devolve into a totalitarian nightmare? Or is it simply programming it to perceive the coming of a New World Order as an inevitability? That question is up for debate. But reading what is being said in the mass media about The Hunger Games, it seems there is an even more important question up for debate: Are you Team Peeta or Team Gale?

 

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Sunny Rhoades
3 years 7 months ago

Have you people noticed that the author lives in Sandy Hook and in her book there is a killing at an elementary school with 30 children killed is this just a coincidence ??? I think not?? More rsearch needed.

Spark
4 years 3 months ago
Suzanne Collins is an observer. The books were inspired by watching coverage of the Iraq War interposed with a reality television show. There are significantly glaring omissions in this article. The first is Katniss' approach to the games. That is, she avoids taking life when she can. The one instance is at the death of Rue and this is an attempt to protect them both. Second is President Snow's explanation of hope which can be seen here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_e3wADQ7IXw Third, America began as 13 colonies and the movie tells the story of 13 districts, the last of which had been destroyed.… Read more »
Koshka
3 years 6 months ago
The Hunger Games also shares similarities with The Cabin in the Wood. Publicly televised ritual murders in a totally controlled environment. Plus the elites' ability to Summon Demons in to that Environment to kill of the victims. The GMO monsters/animals including the hell hounds [Resident Evil's Kerubus] composed of dead tributes. They just love Zombies the most… That's why they opted on that in The Cabin FIlm: Incest [the red-neck zombie family], Possessed Children [Jodelle Ferland?] and Zombies. More or less the same elements in the Hunger Games. As one of Alice Cooper's songs say: They LOVE the dead. Cause… Read more »
Interesting
3 years 5 months ago

Good read. Interesting that the movie came out on 3/23. More symbolism.

Alexandra
3 years 5 months ago

I decided to borrow the video from the library and have a look. My impression was that it's a kind of veiled threat: don't even think about rebelling (or seceding) or we'll really sock it to you. That was the impression I kept getting.

sean
3 years 5 months ago

Info Warrior Alex Jones thought the author of the Hunger Games trilogy was actually doing a good thing by painting the future so bleak. He wasn't sure if she listened to his show or had done incredible research on her own about the NWO and its designs for the general populace. I agree with him. The books are wonderful and would hopefully discourage people from a future like that.

N-bean
3 years 6 months ago
Just a quick question, What is the difference between the Bavarian Illuminati and the Illuminati with 13 bloodlines? Are they the same thing? I have heard that the two should not be confused, but I can't find anything that discusses the subject. Also the author of "The Hunger Games" trilogy has the surname Collins, witch is also the name of the one of the 13 elite bloodlines. I find it very strange that Miss Collins has such a great insight on subject of the elite. I've just wondered about this for a good while now and would greatly appreciate any… Read more »
SpiralGalaxy
3 years 6 months ago
I agree with some of Fleurdamour's points, insofar as, that you have certain people watching this movie and getting involved in its world to the point where they start cheering for a victor (more like a victim); this is how most of the asleep will react. My thought is that the asleep will watch this and see it as just another form of entertainment, and as a result of this they're being desensitized to the idea presented of kids killing kids for sport. I know in the movie the point of the narrative was that the 'winner' gets goodies from… Read more »
Tally
4 years 3 months ago
As an 18 year old girl who read the books when they first came out and a "vigilant citizen" I can only comment on where my own thoughts went. At first glance I saw the New World Order symbolism but I'm a sucker for a good post-apocalyptic dystopian future book because it makes for good reading in my opinion. At the end of the day a film with the story line like The Hunger Games will always make it big in cinemas BECAUSE of the story line. It suits their agenda. Alot of my friends have also reads the books… Read more »
ccc
4 years 3 months ago

you know what is weird…why do all the people, all the normal people, let money ruin their lives? can you imagine what would happen if we all just banded together and helped each-other? Why should a rebellion have to be "overthrowing the government" with bloodshed, riots, etc. We could undermine ALL the elite's power by simply coming together, not letting money ruin our lives while we forever and ever try to rich a state of false and materialistic happiness.

Jess's
3 years 5 months ago

For god's sake KATNISS IS NOT TORN BETWEEN TWO GUYS. THIS IS NOT A LOVE STORY. Do you really think Katniss has time for love? It's only until the last page of the last chapter before the book where she actually really considers love.

Dylan
3 years 6 months ago

When it happens( I forgot to add)

Dylan
3 years 6 months ago

I believe that these types of books and movies are support to help the government by making the people believe that this will never happen, which will cause major unpreparedness. And wonderful article.

Koshka
3 years 6 months ago

Has anyone gone to this site and seen all the videos there discussing the archetypical stories and symbols behind all hollywood films? It adds another side to what is being discussed here on Vigilant Citizen's site. http://www.hollywoodinsiders.net/
The concept of the futrure being divided into Districts, usually 12 [like the zodiac mansions] is also seen in In Time [2011] [The 12 Hours [from Hoor or Horus] of the Book of Thoth or Tod or the Dead]
The main villain in In Time was played by the same actor as Oxymandes [Asmodeus] in Watchmen.

doc
3 years 7 months ago

so the author is from sandy hook conn .. and nathan crowley is production designer for dark knight..

Wethephucked
3 years 7 months ago

What about Battle Royal? This kind of shit isn't happening in Japan.

Lucas
3 years 7 months ago

I just saw this:

"The CW has ordered two new reality shows, including one that’s clearly Hunger Games-inspired.

In The Hunt, 12 tributes teams of two are dropped into the wilderness without food, water or shelter. They must compete in a game where they’ll rely on their physicality, survival skills and hunting skills to endure the harsh conditions and kill “capture” one another."

from news on the web.

Victor
4 years 3 months ago
This movie reminded me of another book which also depicts a future kinda like the one the NWO want to create. The name of the book (it's actually a series of three books) is Uglies, released in 2005. To make it short, in this book's world, everyone gets a plastic surgery, when they reach the age of sixteen, to get a perfect appearance. They are called "pretties" after they get the surgery, and the ones who did not get the surgery yet are called "uglies". The pretties live in the big city, where they can party all day long and… Read more »
Dylan
3 years 6 months ago

IT IS A WARNING

Jim
4 years 3 months ago

The one thing that keeps coming back to me when I consider the psychopathic nature of many predictions for the future is this; we must assume that not only the police, military or other weapons of the "elite" are psychopathic, so must everyone they associate with and live with be psychopathic. Any dog will turn on it's master at the point where the dog's own well being is threatened. How can enough human beings be kept on a leash in light of the filthy way in which they are supposed to live?

Warrior
4 years 3 months ago
This makes me so angry and I feel physically sick!! My younger sisters have been consuming this wicked filth and now I know what happens in the books and movies, I will not hesitate to urge them to open their eyes and throw the books away! I am so fed up with depraved, deranged elders feeding our youth with disgusting trash! Young people will be so desensitized when the world starts to head this way that they won't bat an eye! We have to rise up and actively denounce this evil media! Their "entertainment" is killing our spirits. Parents, give… Read more »
Spark
4 years 3 months ago

I guess since you call The Hunger Games 'filth' that you endorse The New World Order. You should acknowledge to your sisters that they need to accept the Mark of the Beast with you and bow down to authority as you must certainly plan to do for yourself. Since you call anything that encourages people to stand up against their slavemaster 'filth.' Tsk, tsk, the perfect sheep.

nice guys
4 years 3 months ago

It's been a long while since I saw a movie advertised so intensely as hunger games. So obvious.

Calyn
4 years 3 months ago
I've read the trilogy about a year ago and it's excellent, and I was a bit disappointed because the supposedly gore scenes in the books didn't meet my expectations in the movie. Some might think it's sick because of the "children killing children" notion but if you really read all the books you'd see that its plot is focused on humans fight for their rights. About how people yearn freedom among all things, despite how powerful the tyrant might be. No tribute fought the rules because they were wise enough to realize that fighting without a concrete plan is pointless… Read more »
Fan
4 years 3 months ago
The actual masses in the districts are not dumb and they don't cheer for their favourites, only the elite people from the Capitol do. The masses that are being manipulated are the rich elite masses. Infact, the people from the districts hate the games and start a revolution to take down the Capitol and Katniss always elaborates how she disgusting the Hunger Games are and how she feels guilty for killing teenagers. In the books the author shows the story though the perspective of the people in the districts and they win so I really do believe the author was… Read more »
Ohio Croatian
4 years 3 months ago

The Hunger Games is a "prophecy" about the sad future of the United States if the globalists get their way.

Proverbs31
4 years 3 months ago
havent seen the film or read the books. not going to. cant really be bothered. but i did watch a film similar to this callled Death Race, it features Jason Statham (sp) as the main character (which reminds me! does hollywood get mk ultra victims to play out roles that either trigger their alter or are similar to the torture they underwent? 'cus Jason Statham has played the same type of character in nearly all his films- a man hu has to perform some sort of life threatening task or else he dies cus the bad guys put a bomb… Read more »
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