Cognitive Dissonance's blog
Sometimes reality is NOT what we expected.
Just because we do not acknowledge the binds that tie us to our servitude does not invalidate their existence, but rather significantly strengthens them.
The greatest trick the ego ever pulled was convincing ‘us’ it does not exist.
Einstein advised “We cannot solve our problems with the same level of thinking that created them”. Yet that’s mostly what I see happening today on many levels.
The system itself is completely corrupt and thoroughly rigged folks. What started as the totalitarian tiptoe has now turned into an extremely dangerous crony capitalist state.
All it takes is a few public beatings to dissuade others from openly considering other factors when researching or discussing climate change.
Those who are thoroughly convinced they are righteously correct have little need to question themselves and even less desire to do so. Ignorance is bliss, and for many quite empowering.
Watt will you do when the well runs dry?
People blame human nature as the source of our global problems, but they rarely see themselves as part of the problem. And yet there they are, smack dab in the middle of the mess, demanding someone else clean it up.
A common refrain from those who are awakening is they suddenly find themselves living with someone they no longer ‘know’. Rarely do they understand their partner may actually feel the same way.
Our technological culture seems to place us firmly in conflict with time itself. The rush to cram as much as possible into as small a slice of time as we can seems to be the holy grail these days, and the pace is accelerating exponentially.
The perks that come with being kept will not survive the breaking of the keep.
The Mindful one does not seek to change the world; he seeks to change himself.
If nothing else we have learned it doesn’t matter how obvious the lie is if people don’t want to know the truth.