A Portrait of Osama Bin Laden for Westerners. Strong Man or Lost Boy?   How the sociology of his society shaped him. (Part One – Introduction)

A Portrait of Osama Bin Laden for Westerners. Strong Man or Lost Boy? How the sociology of his society shaped him. (Part One – Introduction)

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Osama Bin Laden was born a bastard, his mother was a concubine to Mohammed Bin Laden of Saudi, who had  21 wives. His mother was known as “The Slave” and Osama was known as the “Slave Child” by other members of the household.

The only time people in the West see images and Media of Osama Bin Laden is either on Mainstream Media with the usual soundbites. Or various Memes circulated on Social Media. He invokes a range of reactions and emotions – and they design it deliberately to do that. From subjective emotions such as shock and fear, to  – as the 9/11 Truth started to explode like a mushroom bomb across the globe, evoking a wide range of emotions from astonishment, to ridicule, to sheer disbelief. Provoking more questions than answers. Mythologising the man instead of realising him. Creating confusion. Creating alchemy.  In this feature, with information gathered from multitudes of sources around the world, gathered as communications experiential, over time – we can examine the life and character of Osama Bin Laden and the circumstances that lead up to him being cast as one of the biggest CIA Bogeymen of the Century. Here every aspect of the man is explained in layman terms, from his ideology to his health. It will start to invoke new questions and hopefully turn the myth, the legend, the infamous, into a format that is easier for your awareness to grasp. It will also provoke new questions. Osama Bin Laden the man, the human, is in so many ways not who you expected him to be.

I’m not going to format this subject in any way that you are used to. I’m not going to prey on your physiological responses associated  with fear and shock. I’m going to delve into the details of this man’s life and psychology – and present him to you as a human. To peel away the layers of mystery, that usually remain hidden as your mind races, your palms sweat, and your thoughts scatter to a greater degree or less. This information comes to you via social media, an example of how social media is changing international society. No longer can they dream up a movie script and present it as fact in mainstream media. Any human on this planet armed with an internet connection and a social media platform has the ability to connect with others and gather information and resources to obtain the facts. You don’t have to communicate with Al Qaeda to do so, or the CIA, far from it. All you need is an adventurous spirit, an enquiring and open mind, and a watchful eye. One comment worded in a particular way on an image in a public group will reap rewards of another scrap of information, an implication. Once you get going, the information just comes back to you.

All over the world people are psychologically the same. In your country, you may be talking on Social Media about what you had for lunch, the latest gossip on a corrupt politician. The latest police shooting, or the latest crime. Sharing images of the latest baby in your family, or the latest trip you took. The view from your garden, your flower beds, how you love your pet. The antics of the latest celebrity. Which clothes you like to wear, what fashion and music you follow. How your child is doing at school, what problems you are facing parenting, what you are doing at work. By discussing these subjects with others, you can become clearer on them. All over the world, people are communicating about the same things as you are. Discussing the latest news, sharing gossip. Disseminating both facts, and fiction. That is human nature. But what is fact with increasing strength and rapidity, is the way information is disseminating across the world. News reaching thousands of miles as social media news before mainstream media can even process it and air it. Those entities that use Propaganda in all its forms are now vulnerable, exposed. And here, we are going to expose them. Some of the information I will be giving you here is readily available, and I will be attaching those links here stored for you, as a resource all in one place, so that you can compare what you read here, with what you have been presented with by governments and mainstream media.

Other information is not readily available to you, and has come via what in Journalism is known as “Sources”. But let’s break that down. A “Source” is just a contact that has given you information. There is nothing mysterious about it. And as a resource, it has become much more available to the masses, due to social media. Get used to reading facts from laymen. Get used to realising that as far as mainstream media and governments are concerned, particularly in the UK and USA (in 2015, for the first time in history, the United Nations gave an official warning to UK Media for being the most ‘lying’ media in existence. The UK Government had taken Propaganda to such extremes, an official reprimand was given), you are being presented with a soundbite, in the majority of cases. And especially with regard to subjects like 9/11, and Terrorism, what you are being told is so far from the truth. Controlling your minds, playing on your emotions, thus moving you this way and that, just like a crowd at a football match.

Bin Laden family vacationing in Falun, Sweden in 1971 2nd from left
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“I’m going to Sweden on business – who’s coming?” Road Trip 1971. Osama bin Laden (second from right) in Falun – Sweden. 23 members of the Bin Laden family visited Falun, while one of the elder brothers conducted business with Volvo. Osama is remembered as a quiet and reserved boy who at 16 didn’t stand out from the crowd. Over exuberant, released from Saudi life for a short time, they really went for it. Bottomless wallets, a craving for fashion. Cool 1970’s hipsters. The pink Cadillac. If you saw this image out of context, would you expect Osama Bin Laden to be in it?

 

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