Why Big Oil Conquered the World

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Environmental advocates have long protested the role that oil companies play in exacerbating the climate change crisis. Their voices have rattled some of the world's most influential leaders, inspired meaningful reforms, and galvanized a desire for more clean energy solutions. This has led many to believe that the age of Big Oil is on its way out. But according to the feature-length documentary Why Big Oil Conquered the World, its reign has only just begun. The film theorizes that the industry is actually based entirely on the principle of exerting power over the people. Up until this point in history, oil has served as a means to that end.

This thesis begins with eugenics, a Darwin-inspired movement that supported genetic manipulation, and the breeding of new generations that would possess only the most desirable human characteristics. Many members of the elite threw their support behind the study and implementation of eugenics, including John D. Rockefeller, Jr., and their goals soon took on an even more sinister tone. They proposed the isolation, containment and complete control of "subnormal" populations, such as the disfigured, uneducated and impoverished. They lobbied for the power to decide who lived or died.

Their approach might have changed over the intervening years - and their harsh rhetoric softened - but their ultimate goals have remained unchanged. They've simply adopted a more polished public relations image. Meanwhile, the masses are oblivious to their nefarious ulterior motives. The oil oligarchies even worked to hijack the environmental movement, and perverted the message of conservation by suggesting population control as a means of reducing our carbon footprint. In recent years, their vocal support of the Paris Climate Accord has proven equally suspect. Can the culprits behind our current environmental catastrophes really be trusted to free us from them?

At times, the film plays like a science fiction based horror movie, but it provides substantial footage and extensive research in support of even its most outlandish claims. Direct quotes and on-camera sound bytes prove especially damning to the powerful figures at the center of these schemes.

Whether you embrace the film's premise wholeheartedly, or remain skeptical of many of its accusations, Why Big Oil Conquered the World provides a wealth of eye-opening revelations that are worthy of consideration.

Directed by: James Corbett

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4 Comments / User Reviews

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  1. I.O.U. Agency

    STAN MEYERS is all you need to know for the solution to OIL.

  2. PasserBy
  3. PasserBy

    With a lot of places banning ICEs by 2030-ish (most ICEs would be off the road 20 years later or so), I wonder how the oil companies will adapt.

  4. Jay Steff
  5. Jay Steff

    No mystery here, but plenty of talking points for Enviro crazies.
    See we have a product that delivers a service everyone needs, at a reasonable price, to all points on the globe. Margins are slim however, it is LOTS of slim margins from so many users.... that stuns most consumers even if fair.
    So little to see here as it is just a profits by scale.. and there are so many small profits. I wish I was in that money stream. ... and so would you if you knew the facts and details.
    Very cool and very easy.... you all used oil products every day,,,,,, Obama was trying to take us off the need train for oil products...for green power ie-Solindra et all..,. but he failed miserably.
    So blame Obama also. He is on that eternal vacation of all x presidents called a pay for nothing reward to just have served. And he did "0" to get there.

  6. Jaysin
  7. Jaysin

    Awesome, i was aware of a lot of this.. but you laid it all out very smoothly. Very, very good documentary. Looking foward to more!

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