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The Longest Fight

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Every day we fight.

It’s a constant battle to remember who we are in a world determined to make us forget (and a society eager to label us outcasts for defying it’s social norms). We find ourselves assailed on all sides by those wanting to bring us ‘back into the fold’, mostly to avoid facing their own fears, and torn between our compulsion to remain true to ourselves, yet still being a productive member of society. This battle is made all the harder by the fact that we all value different things and the the quest for meaning and truth (placeholder link to What is Enlightenment?) is often rejected by people in favour of material pursuits and wilful ignorance.  Read More…

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The Media and Being Human

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One of the common false narratives running through the media is that of inhumanity is power. Human traits like empathy and compassion are eschewed for a “I don’t care what you think or say”, winner takes all, dog eat dog kind of corporate mentality. I could sit here and write about how this is part of a wider transhumanist push by some people (placeholder link to The Powers that Don’t Be) to encourage us to be like them (i.e. sociopathic), but that’s not what this article is about. It’s about the underlying media narrative that being human limits us. Read More…

The Nature of Our Slavery, Part 1

Slavery.

It conjures to mind a raft of horrible images, from oppression of native peoples to the metallic clinking of manacles. The very idea that you would be forced to obey another person in the modern age seems ludicrous, just stories from ancient times, right?

We live in a world of high tech slavery, where cameras track our every move and secret legislation gives legal authorisation for authorities to spy on us (and even detain us) without our permission. Where legal tender (money) is based entirely on indebtedness, money created with a few keystrokes that has no intrinsic value.

Everywhere we go, we are watched, tracked and controlled. By ourselves, our peers and society. Our individuality means nothing, only our value to the collective.

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We’ve Forgotten What it Means to be Human

We live in a world full of illusion and fear, a world where everything is backwards. It’s a world where the truth of a thing is known only by it’s opposite, where world leaders pray for peace, but conduct secret wars, where politicians are supposed to allow the people a voice, but instead take it from them. Where criminals are the ones who are supposed to be punished, not victims. Where surveillance isn’t used to ‘protect’ us, but rather to ensure our complicity in our own enslavement. It’s a world in total crisis, a world full of hypocrisy, utterly bereft of humanity.

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