But the Workings of Dark Forces can certainly be behind the guiding of the populace towards these activities. The two points are not mutually exclusive. Having said that it still remains that in the end it is each of our own responsibility as to whether we are seduced by such forces.
Flyrick2000 you said this, "This isn't the workings of some invisible New World Order, it's you and I!"
But I would say "While this may or may not be the working of some New World Order Elitist Power Play in the end it is up to us as individuals as to whether we are seduced into failing ourselves and our heritage."