“The dominator culture is increasingly more and more sophisticated in its perfection of subliminal mechanisms of control. And I don’t mean anything grandiose and paranoid. I just mean that through press releases and soundbites and the enforced idiocy of television, the drama of a dying world has been turned into a soap opera for most people. And they don’t understand that it’s their story, and that they will eat it in the final act, if somewhere between here and the final act they don’t stand up on their hind legs and howl. And it’s not done through organizing. It’s not done through vanguard parties or cadres of intellectual elites. It’s done through just walking away from all of that: Claiming your identity, claiming your vision, your being, your intuition, and then acting from that without regret. Cleanly. Without regret.”
— Terence McKenna (1946-2000)
McKenna’s entrancing lectures covered everything from shamanism, language, imagination, the Internet, and consciousness to religion, dreams, the origins and evolution of life, culture, alchemy, alienation, chemistry, sex, art, and literature.
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Stress is many things to many people.
Go ahead and ask your friends what they find stressful.
Getting my work done in a timely manner.
2. Staying on top of all of the things I gotta do.
3. Paying bills – trying to stay debt free!
4. Trying to please those people who are never pleased about anything.
I bet everyone can add to this list!
Throw all of the stresses into one’s life:
IT is enough to depress anyone. Depression, loss of a loved one to death or broken heart. Depression due to a chemical imbalance in one’s brain.
Depression brought on by wrong thinking…or by overthinking every last thing!
Wrong Thinking deserves its own paragraph.
How many of us put a great deal of thinking into every last thing we set out to do.
How many times do we fail at a task, or assignment? And we still insist on rethinking what we already know – as if testing a theory over and over again and expecting a different outcome – makes any damned sense at all??
How ABOUT trying to live “up” to expectations – when they are not UP; but, DOWN?
How about trying to please someone who is never pleased? How about doing what needs to be done, because nobody else will do it – but you? And then you are criticized for every last thing you did because you did not do it according to someone else’s expectations
[ even tho the job got done]
Drip Drip Drip, opinions like water wearing away our self image until we have nothing left? Now take out the word: Depression and replace with whatever task you are trying to do. It is like putting one more rock into the bag you are trying to carry on your back, until we feel like we are carrying the Woes of the World on our Shoulders.
Picture Atlas holding the World on his shoulders.
Stress is Stress and it all adds up to a bag full of crap that has holes in the bottom, and we are soaked in it!
STRESS IS LIKE QUICKSAND, and there is no hope of a bottom to that pit.
STRESS IS HELL.
I wrote this with Gun control on my mind. I support tougher Gun laws.
The future of this country is not in our hands. The future of this world belong’s to our young. The people who Marched for their lives in Washington, DC this past weekend. (03.24.18)
Some people are scared of this fact, and are currently attacking them in an attempt to silence them. You’re wasting your time. “The future of this world is not in our hands.”
The United States Constitution will not remain as it stands (already it’s been changed, and has been since it was created). The future that most of us will not see will be that of where the entire world will be at peace. There won’t be nations (as we have now), there will be a world-wide system, a future where the human race will work for the improvement of all. All will work together to improve upon our shortcoming’s, and this includes the life that is on other worlds. But before this happens, the human race has to learn the hard way (as we are now) of how it can do this. The creation of this country is what began what is to come. But again, our current system of governing ourselves will change. Every amendment will no longer exists as it is now written. The creator’s of the constitution knew that when they created it.
Sure we can fight to keep it as it stands now, and sometimes that fight helps, and sometimes it don’t. That’s how it works.
The month of September the 8th, 1966 is the year that changed me. Why? Because a television show came to the NBC network. This TV show showed me a world where the human race worked together and boldly went where no one has gone before. Thus far nearly all that was depicted in this show has come to pass, well not nearly all of it. But a wide majority of it has come to fruition. I believe in this future to a point. So for those of you that are reading this and think I’m crazy, I have this to say to you. I know I’m right, I’ve been living my entire life with this is mind and have seen first hand what I’m saying come into reality. Yeah, I’ve been side tracked along the way. No matter what type of living standard one choose’s for their self, life always has way of saying, Nope that’s not gonna happen for ya.
Now the question comes up, “Where is God in all of this”?
“Right here, in what I wrote.”
Oh no, the bible doesn’t say anything about this!
Yes it does. You just don’t know it yet. And you may never will.
Just as I know I have blood running throughout my body, I know this is what’s to come for the entire universe, and it starts right here on Earth!
What can we do now to make this future world a reality?
Take a step back, and look at your thinking. Upon realizing you are full of hate and contempt for change. Stop it! And do something nice for your neighbor without looking for a reward. This will change the world!
“Be kind to one another.”_by ED
Open your minds and hearts to the possibility that this future can and will be the future.
What does that mean? Well, I’m not saying for you to slow your entire life down.
I’m saying slow down your thinking.
Think for yourself.
So you say, “I have alway’s thought for myself”
I can remember when I was a lot younger growing up in the DC area and often hearing people say, “Welcome to the land of confusion“. As a result of hearing that, I thought I was confused. No longer. I’m not confused and haven’t been for many years now.
Some of you reading this may have thought you have never been confused in life.
Well, I’m here to tell you, yes you have.
Please forgive my bluntness. I don’t mean to confuse you.
I’m only saying, we have all been confused at one time or another in our lives.
Its easier to be confused in this day more than any other time in our history.
With the widespread use of social media and the increase of knowledge confusion can and is running rampant. That being said, my solution is, everybody needs to slow down.
The old adage “Haste makes waste” still holds true to this day.
Slow down, think for yourself.
Acting quickly to someone else’s suggestions or instructions can be dangerous for you.
Heck, I don’t care if I have to think about something for months before I make a decision.
I used to think I had to act fast -but- by doing so, for the most part the wrong decision was always made. And now, I’m reaping the sourness of those bad decision’s.
And so will you if you keep acting too quickly on decision’s.
Again, slow down and think for yourself more often. Believe you me, you will see a difference. And the confusion in you from others will fade away.
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