Here’s a good rundown which we can all relate to what’s happening over there in Greece. After all, both sides of the Atlantic and thereabouts are being choked and bled upon by the same group of financial Corporatocracy leeches.
Past civilizations on this planet may have gone so far than what we were taught but may not be farther than what we have attained right now. There’s no indication that they have reached a level comparable to our communication grid, i.e. the internet.
The internet has carried critical information away from the control grid and into the consciousness of the masses, through which spun a potpourri of ideas never before explored in a scale as it is today.