Britain’s Prince Charles warned against intolerance towards refugees fleeing religious persecution on Thursday, saying the rising tide of populism was reminiscent of the “dark days” of the 1930s.
“The suffering doesn’t end when they arrive seeking refuge in a foreign land,” the heir to the throne told BBC radio.
“We are now seeing the rise of many populist groups across the world that are increasingly aggressive towards those who adhere to a minority faith.”
The 68-year-old, in his third broadcast for the “Thought for the Day” section of popular news programme Today, added: “All of this has deeply disturbing echoes of the dark days of the 1930s.”
Again, we are heading into a resource contraction akin to that we underwent during the thirties. This is just the earliest phase, but still the change in conditions has begun to precipitate changes in people’s brains, bringing back the K-selected psychology.
This cannot be fought, and it cannot be changed. You can no more hold back the switchover from r to K than you can hold back the tide from the shore.
Of course the Prince is the ultimate r-strategist, exposed to wealth, ease, and safety as few in the world ever will be. He is completely insulated from the environmental experiences which are molding the populace, and as a result he cannot understand what is happening. He has a drive to be around foreign outsiders. He has a drive to appease and grovel before outsiders. He is terrified by hostility. He is programmed to be horrified by the K-selected psychology. Now he sees it all growing, and it terrifies him.
Of course, this is the very earliest part of the earliest moment of the prelude to the real Apocalypse. When that hits, what you are seeing now will be nothing, compared to the Apocalypse-mediated K-shift. If Prince Charles dislikes what he sees now, he will feel completely alienated from what is to come.