Cognitive Dissonance's blog
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.
While many will claim otherwise, often those who are awakening just want the system to be ‘fixed’ so they can go back to sleep.
It is the effective manipulation of our belief systems that enslaves us to the present day insanity.
In so many ways caged from birth, is it any wonder we exhibit clear and disturbing signs of depression, neurosis and self destructive behavior?
Okay, so American culture may be a little schizophrenic. So what? Why should we care? We believe in laissez-faire and non-intervention, so how is it our problem?
The continuity bias is astounding as many with assets address this as an “extra rough patch” to get through rather than the clear paradigm shift it has been telegraphed to be.
The revolution is already in motion. It is a peaceful and intellectual revolution - not one of violence or force, and that is why it will succeed.
The promises of the master, used as currency to compel and reward our willing participation, can no longer be fulfilled since the economic system that is the ultimate delivery vehicle for those promises is about to sink beneath the waves.
Of course the surveillance police state is not used to control the individual, but rather the herd which in turn controls the non sovereign individual.
“Life's greatest comfort is being able to look over your shoulder and see people worse off, waiting in line behind you.” -Chuck Palahniuk