They are so controlling that they can tell us to believe extreme, radical, and irrational nonsense that a child could identify as false. And yet this current world, in general, lives under a cloud of lies and misinformation, oftentimes with no resistance and no questions asked. Many would suggest they secure this power with money and bribes.
“The fear of man brings a snare, but whoever trusts in the Lord shall be safe.”
“And I say to you, my friends, do not be afraid of those who kill the body, and after that have no more that they can do. But I will show you whom you should fear; Fear Him who, after He has killed, has power to cast into hell; yes, I say to you, fear Him!”
“Are not five sparrows sold for two copper coins? And not one of them is forgotten before God. But the very hairs of your head are all numbered. Do not fear therefore; you are of more value than many sparrows.”