“It is no measure of health to be well adjusted to a profoundly sick society.”
– Jiddu Krishnamurti
My internet buddy, Winston Wu, sent me an article he wrote that I found very interesting and on-point! He and I share a lot of similar ideas on breaking free and living true to your self! You can check out Winston’s article here:
How To Be Free and Conscious in A Society of Enslavement and Fear
Here’s an excerpt:
From birth, we are taught obedience and conformity in school. Then we are conditioned to believe that our purpose in life is to “work and make money” (become a slave in other words). All of this serves to condition people to “want” a life of enslavement. If you’ve noticed, when most Americans (and Asians) who “live to work” lose their jobs or become unemployed, they feel worthless and miserable, as though their lives had no meaning, purpose or function anymore. Without a form of “paid enslavement” and servitude, they have no idea what to do, as they are empty and void on the inside with no value except that given to them by the economic system. In effect, they are “depressed without their enslavement” which is crazy and bizarro if you think about it. This is the result of their conditioning. It’s a really sad sordid state of affairs. But that is how people are conditioned.
Ironically, in spite of “wanting their enslavement”, most people live oppressed lives where they watch the clock, live for Fridays and dread Mondays, with short-lived weekend breaks between them that whiz by like a gust of wind. What an awful way to live! This is the epitome of oppression. Even animals don’t live that way. It’s not natural. Humans were not meant to…
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