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Obey Your Master.

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posted on May, 9 2014 @ 07:59 AM
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From the moment you were born, the hands of authority had you in their grasp. You were a clean slate ready to be conditioned; a fresh drop of water to be added to the river of life. What made this river function were the boundaries and crevices which influenced the flow of the water. The strong foundations of the river ensured that you could not properly separate from the other water and when you attempted to, you were moved back into the main current.

From this moment forward, you were easy prey for those in positions of authority. Parents and legal guardians, bosses, government officials, law enforcement officers, lawyers and judges, scientists and mentors all played their role – some better than others – at instilling your obedience to authoritative figures. As you aged, the more you noticed that there were consequences for your actions when you disobeyed.

All of this had a deep psychological impact on your mental functioning. You no longer spoke your mind freely but had to be more reserved. You could no longer be upfront and honest about your views, instead preferring not to upset nor offend others. You prioritised honouring the wishes of your superiors ahead of your own well-being. You were told to obey and you did.

One day you awoke from your slumber and came to the realisation that you are a unique individual who seeks truth. But truth cannot be discovered when you are shackled by the chains of the system – one that functions on corruption, awards obedience and punishes deviance. When you did try to deviate from the norm you were ostracised by the community and ridiculed. Going too far risked losing your partner, your family, your friends, your freedom, and the social benefits of living within a civilised society.

The idea that we should not question authority is ingrained in us from an early age. We are conditioned to believe that those in positions of authority are right and challenging them is wrong. We are taught that those in power are wiser than us and that we can trust and look up to them. Whether it's your parents, your boss, or the local officer, trust and respect need to be earned and are not automatically bestowed upon these people due to their position.




posted on May, 9 2014 @ 08:12 AM
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a reply to: Dark Ghost

Agreed. We are conditioned from the start. The media also conditions by establishing the roles people play in everyday life.



posted on May, 9 2014 @ 08:22 AM
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a reply to: Dark Ghost

And on our own we are powerless to do anything. But as a whole, combined in the millions they are powerless.

Their biggest weapon is fear. But how do you convince millions of people not to be afraid anymore?



posted on May, 9 2014 @ 08:40 AM
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You show them that the force of numbers beat the force of the oligarchy....you resist successfully when you can....



posted on May, 9 2014 @ 09:00 AM
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a reply to: Dark Ghost

the door is closed but it's not locked. shhhhh.



posted on May, 9 2014 @ 09:00 AM
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This is why Buddhists and Taoists were persecuted so heavily by oppressive governmental regimes. Both involve the science of freeing the mind and seeing through subjective illusions of society, government, and blind obedience to "authority."

Now, in an age where we face psychic oppression on chemical, social, and spirituals fronts, these ancient psychologies are more important than ever. More than anything we need an informed population to resume using these long-esteemed techniques for releasing the chains of bondage to free the mind.

That's the only way we're going to turn this sinking ship around--if enough people awaken their minds and see through the propaganda and conditioning, a critical mass of awakened people who no longer buy into the BS of this authoritarian regime we call a "society."



posted on May, 9 2014 @ 09:34 AM
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a reply to: Dark GhostNicely put Ghost. This system of authoritative control guided our species for thousands of years as we developed collectively. The system of wiser elders promised knowldege of weather patterns,herd migrations, herbal remedies and other wisdoms gleaned from experience and tribal lore. While the individual remained not so much an individual as not much more than an aspect of the collective whole, these authoritative habits worked to promote the survival of the tribe.

Now, with the advent of individualism and rapidly wildly fluctuating social conditions these old tried and true social guidance's are proving a hindrance.



posted on May, 14 2014 @ 09:07 PM
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a reply to: Dark Ghost

Dictatorship is the same as the ego - it wants power. You can sit in your little ego as long as you want - it will seem big to you because of all that power, but the power is a delusion.

A big contribution to the ignorance of today's world.




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