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originally posted by: tavi45
a reply to: TerryMcGuire
"I think that fighting world order is futile, there is tooooooooo much velocity from things like population and the flow of technology development."
The point of the OP and his videos is not anarchy. The point is that the new world order need not be a top down hierarchy where a permanent aristocracy rules over a perfectly subjugated underclass of 99.99% of the population.
It could be an egalitarian utopia where no one group of peoole decides the fate of everyone else.
It seems futile because you were raised from birth to see utopia as an impossibility. Every facet of your culture and education reinforces this.
It's futile in other words because you and so many others think it is. That's the whole point. We are building our own prison. Even now the instinct of most people reading the OP or what I just said is, "what a load of idealistic hippy nonsense, utopia is impossible". That's your conditioning. . Science is showing us more and more every day that impossible is a meaningless word. It just means " not yet feasible".
why do we think it's limited to here and now
I can dig this brother(sister?). We seem, nowadays, to be living in an age of instant gratification Push a button and bingo. To me it seems that so many folks want for a philosophy that nails down what is true and what is false written in one simple paragraph. I know I have wanted this. Still do want it to some extent, but for the most part I have come to understand that this is impractical. Summed up this way, truth is just to easily turned into dogma and cliche and then into authoritarianism. Kind of like living in the here and now. This is a very spiritual approach to contemplation but with all respect to Ram Dass, it seems to have been turned into a mantra of the mundane which stymies many into not developing the ability to plan a future or look around the corner to larger potentialities.
Instead our collective will is geared towards the same power games that developed as a response to our sentience outpacing our ability to control our environment.