A way to rate obedience and enthusiasm with the party line, complete with rewards and punishments, all tied together with purchase tracking and social shaming. Book of Revelation, anyone?
Though that is every bit as creepily terrifying as it sounds, citizens may still choose whether or not they wish to opt-in — that is, until the program becomes compulsory in 2020.
“Going under the innocuous name of ‘Sesame Credit,’ China has created a score for how good a citizen you are,”. more …
Opinion: George Orwell, “1984”:
“Nothing that he does is indifferent. His friendships, his relaxations, his
behavior towards his wife and children, the expression of his face when he is
alone, the words he mutters in sleep, even the characteristic movements of his
body, are all jealously scrutinized. Not only any actual misdemeanor, but any
eccentricity, however small, any change of habits, any nervous mannerism that
could possibly be the symptom of an inner struggle, is certain to be detected. He
has no freedom of choice in any direction whatever.”
Revelation 13:5-7 AD 68:
“And he was given a mouth speaking great things and blasphemies, and he was given authority to continue for forty-two months. Then he opened his mouth in blasphemy against God, to blaspheme His name, His tabernacle, and those who dwell in heaven. It was granted to him to make war with the saints and to overcome them. And authority was given him over every tribe, tongue, and nation.”
Coming to a Christ rejecting world (Daniel 9:23).
(See Today’s Headline for video “Is China’s Sesame Credit the Mark of the Beast?)