The equivalent of the Bolshevik revolution happened in early 2020; and began immediately to implement its multi-pronged agenda of economic and social destruction; combined with a disintegrative PSYOPS that compelled the masses to treat each other as rabid-leper-zombies.
At first; all this was done with a Lenin/ Trotsky-like ideological idealism.
This 'heroic' self-sacrifice was going to lead us, Very Soon, to a birdemic-free world, a better world; one newly united by the unprecedented threat of an international deadly plague.
Plenty of people bought into this. Here in the UK the situation was compared to Dunkirk, the Battle of Britain and the Blitz combined... Millions of shining-eyed zealots would gather on their doorsteps (at an allowed hour, for an allowed period of time) to applaud the NHS and exchange shouted encouragement with their neighbours (from a 'safe' distance).
But by the summer we were already in the Stalin era of paranoid oppression; with widening social division, secret police spies, and a program of exclusion and repression of alternative viewpoints.
There were some massive rallies to protest totalitarian - so instant 'laws' were passed to impose massive fines, the leaders were arrested and subjected to sustained harrassment.
The army was mobilised - but was not needed, since the counter revolution fizzled-out (as was inevitable without a prior spiritual awakening).
But now, before even a year has passed; we are in the cynical and corrupt Brezhnev era; charecterised by terminal decline, rampant inefficiency: the toadying Commisar is triumphant.
The Establishment lies come thicker and faster than ever; but nobody really believes them any more - especially not the Establishment; whose hypocritical, bribed and blackmailed spokesmen increasingly display the puffy-eyed, bloated, weary and worn demeanor of the 1970s Politburo - as they continue to mouth the same-old stale revolutionary slogans from the mists of April 2020.
The lies, the false hopes, the pretence of compassion and concern... It has all become an unutterably dreary routine.
Of course things will collapse, like the USSR did; because The System does not even want to continue, everybody is tired, miserable and demotivated - but this time, everywhere in the world is in the same boat.
Only that massive prevalence of fear, cowardice, resentment and despair; which is inevitable as a late consequence of the atheist-materialist-leftist assumptions that have for decades been rotting minds and communities.
But, if you don't want to be a part of it; you don't have to be... You know what you need to do.
However, it will be... 'challenging' - as the managerial drones call it - to retain our Christian hope in such as world as this.
Challenging, indeed; but within reach of each and every Man - if he will but reach-out and grasp it; over and again - on a daily basis.