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I hate to break it to you guys but America is getting what it wants (and deserves)!!

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posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 02:45 PM
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I know, it's tough for us to sit here and watch what's happening during this election cycle, and to watch what's happening across this nation in the world in general. Regardless of who we support or if we're liberal or right wing conservatives or Muslims or Christians, doesn't really matter. We are all kind of tired equally as tired of one another at watching the world culturally and politically descend into chaos while simultaneously advancing into a new age. The worst part about what's happening in my opinion is that we are getting exactly what we want. What we want in the media, out of art, what's on Faux News, CNN, Twitter and the likes.

A few questions arise while analyzing this frightening trend...

Does the collective (sub)unconscious WANT our current paradigm?

If so for what reason?

Are we ready for evolution?

What roll does the internet play in our current cultural paradigm?



Similar to Mckenna, I believe culture is our operating system as well and like an operating system we are running on a bloated, poorly programmed and insecure OS. Now, the software(us) being produced to operate within this os(culture) is equally as bad. We are bloated(fat), poorly programmed(stupid) and (un)insecure.

I liken our current culture to Windows and the culture I would like to become more like Linux.

Dictionary


: a way of thinking, behaving, or working that exists in a place or organization (such as a business)


So... how do we rework(write) our culture in a way that benefits humanity in a more productive capacity and in a way that produces better programs(people)?

P.S. - I apologize for the music in the video but I have no control over that and I can't find a better one. Listen to it anyway its very good.




posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 02:51 PM
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While waiting at a light this morning, I watched an elderly lady with a shopping cart trying to cross this big intersection. She had the light and was shuffling along, not quite making it to the island when the light changed. All these people started going in front of her, blocking her path, keeping her standing in the cross walk in the middle of the road. Car after car turing on the left arrow as she stood there, not one taking the time to 'miss their light' and let her at least get to safety.

You're right, America is going to get everything it deserves.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 02:53 PM
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a reply to: onequestion

The election of Trump will bring down revolutionary sentiments by mega-increments. Maybe this is why there are signs that the true Hidden Hand is actually pushing for a Trump presidency.

Two years ago, before Trump was guided to become candidate decided to run as candidate, a great majority of Americans had very negative opinions about the US, notably about its military involvement in the world stage. National security was even treated as a joke by alot of many. But now that Trump is on the stage, suddenly all the opinions changed. He only had to claim that he was "anti-establishment", and he gets the favour of everyone. Suddenly, national security is a serious matter once again. Suddenly, the US needs to bed more aggressive militarily, because Trump promises to make America "great" again that way. Revolutionary sentiments are on an all time low, because suddenly the people have a candidate that promises to get rid of all the bad guys.

That is how I know Trump is just part of the theatre. All that is just to protect whatever is behind the scene.
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posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 03:01 PM
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originally posted by: intrptr

While waiting at a light this morning, I watched an elderly lady with a shopping cart trying to cross this big intersection. She had the light and was shuffling along, not quite making it to the island when the light changed. All these people started going in front of her, blocking her path, keeping her standing in the cross walk in the middle of the road. Car after car turing on the left arrow as she stood there, not one taking the time to 'miss their light' and let her at least get to safety.

You're right, America is going to get everything it deserves.



Yup.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 03:08 PM
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a reply to: onequestion

I think it was Sir Winston Churchill who said, "the people always get the government which they deserve".

With this in mind maybe those who sit on their hands this November will realize they are the reason we end up with all the wrong politicians in office.

If you don't vote for those who represent your own interests, who will truly not deserve any better, so "suck it up buttercup".



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 03:08 PM
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a reply to: intrptr

Is it not illegal to drive through a cross walk before a pedestrian finishes crossing the road? It is here in Canada.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 03:10 PM
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a reply to: onequestion

I've been saying this now for....oh, I dunno how long?

I keep saying we have a toxic culture and it acts as an operating system -- ours pushes materialism, fetishizes objects and preaches/promises false understanding and "someday rewards".

We worry about tomorrow while living miserably in the present. We follow others instead of leading ourselves.

Are you going to turn down your brightness in life in order for someone else to shine?



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 03:40 PM
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I dont know much but i have observed our times and read thing or two about our histories, nothing specific in mind but to learn about our path and destiny and indeed we humans are very weird creatures, we have such a potential and power but we try to destroy all of it really hard.Now that we step in the age where things become so much more reachable, we might even succeed of this wet dream of total destruction.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 04:00 PM
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a reply to: onequestion

Maybe what we need is to roll back to something like DOS 2.0 - it's not as easy, everything isn't spoon-fed with a graphic user interface. You actually have to invest some knowledge and effort into what you want to have happen, rather than just be a conduit. We are working toward becoming moving, breathing conduits which can access information and carry out tasks. Thinking and choosing will be looked at as inefficient, as the network knows best which actions we should perform, why, and when.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 04:09 PM
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a reply to: MystikMushroom




I keep saying we have a toxic culture and it acts as an operating system -- ours pushes materialism, fetishizes objects and preaches/promises false understanding and "someday rewards".


I think you just described capitalism. Is it any wonder a socialist intellectual has such appeal among the youth. They see the problems that the "ultimate capitalist" will bring down on a culture already obsessed with stuff, false images and the macho fetish.

America has become so obsessed with image they will buy anything, even tyranny disguised as opulence.

Typical....in a country run by usedcar salesmen rather than leaders.














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posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 04:16 PM
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I am not an American but I live 15min from the boarder and our culture is quite similar aside from "America #1" our national pride is built off of the distinction of Canadian people, not our government, military or any sort of imperialism. That being said we are just as materialistic and stuck in the "rat race" as America is.

Why I am posting in this thread is to take my hat off to this amazing perverted culture we have. We are slaves to materialism and ignorance, and we like it. Civilization has always been a slave camp of some sort all through out history. But now we have a slave camp that cannot be destroyed by insurrection or revolution.

We finallu have a slave system that can last through the ages and maybe even take us to the stars. Unfortunatly the nation that is most responsible for creating this illusion of freedom/slavery, is going to have burn to the ground to destroy the evidence on how it came to be.

Congradulations to the global ellite. I am truely impressed.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 04:38 PM
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originally posted by: Autorico
a reply to: intrptr

Is it not illegal to drive through a cross walk before a pedestrian finishes crossing the road? It is here in Canada.
laws are per state in America and I'm not sure how it would apply if there's a concrete island in between opposite directions of traffic.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 04:41 PM
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originally posted by: dogstar23
a reply to: onequestion

Maybe what we need is to roll back to something like DOS 2.0 - it's not as easy, everything isn't spoon-fed with a graphic user interface. You actually have to invest some knowledge and effort into what you want to have happen, rather than just be a conduit. We are working toward becoming moving, breathing conduits which can access information and carry out tasks. Thinking and choosing will be looked at as inefficient, as the network knows best which actions we should perform, why, and when.


Thats why I like linux because it offers dressed up autonomy where people who want more customization can have it with the hard work but the people who just want an easy interface can use Mint.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 04:48 PM
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a reply to: MystikMushroom

Totally agree.

We need a cleaner more efficient system.

I'm afraid AI would take one objective emotionless look at what we're doing and decide to rework the system.

We need a rework though, we need to be achieving goals as humanity and focus on interstellar space travel and traveling outside of dimensions.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 04:54 PM
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a reply to: swanne

Trump did not just decide to take his positions. He has been saying the SAME things about the problems with the country for decades.



ETA: I truly believe that if we get Trump as President, that this country WILL get what we deserve. I think we deserve to actually head in the right direction and change for the better. We have been going in the wrong direction for too long. We deserve a break.


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posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 04:59 PM
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a reply to: BlueAjah

Which only makes him the ideal puppet.

He's always been the conspiracy theorist - remember his obsession with Obama's birth certificate? - which only made him the perfect candidate to appeal to the modern, popular conspiracy theory culture.


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posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 05:06 PM
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a reply to: swanne

A conspiracy theorist - one who looks at things with an analytical perspective, and does not accept everything they are told at face value without questioning. One who investigates and comes to their own conclusions, without blindly following what others have declared as the truth.

Yeah - I think that is a good quality in the leader of the country.

Conspiracy theorist and "puppet" are kind of exact opposites. Don't you think?



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 05:06 PM
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a reply to: olaru12

It's far worse than that -- we sold on this idea that happiness is something you have to work for and can someday "earn" or reach/attain.

You can't go to a place called happiness. Happiness doesn't exist in some far off land, only inhabited by the wealthy and lucky.

Happiness exists like a radio station or wifi signal. It's around you all the time. It's your job to tune into it and accept it into your life if you want it.

We're told in so many words:

"Buy this car, that house, get this woman, dress like X, act like Y and be happy!"

That above narrative is designed to enrich a precious few, and keep the vast majority of us chasing our tails in the global rat-race, competing to be carbon copy clones of whatever cultural memes Hollywood and the media push upon us. The wealthiest people on the planet need us to consume the garbage and crap they claim will give us happiness.

The truth?

The wealthiest people on Earth are also some of the must unhappy people. That old saying by Biggie, "Mo' money, mo' problems" rings true. Those people are also looking for happiness, and they do so by exploiting the masses. They've become slaves to their own insatiable greed, drunk on power and never full or satisfied like a drug addict.

And we don't even realize the vast and incredible potential we have inside ourselves to create the paradise we seek all around us. Yesterday is gone and tomorrow hasn't happened. All we have is right NOW, and NOW is all that matters. If you started living your life with purpose, instead of just letting life happen TO you -- just imagine how much more happy you would be?

Imagine taking the wheel of your ship and charting a course, taking massive action and deciding not to be a victim...

You aren't meant to be a clone of someone else. You will never find happiness trying to emulate another person. You can't be happy living someone else's dreams. This is what it all comes down to. . .

Our culture sells us a "one size fits all" dream -- and when you live your life trying to be something or someone you're not, you'll never be happy.

Live your own life, be your own person, create your own culture and realize the massive potential you have for greatness.

*mic drop*



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 05:08 PM
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I agree. At the end of the day, I don't think people were ever meant to enjoy the ease of living that most Americans are accustomed to. We were never deserving of it, never worthy of it. At a fundamental level we're still just shuffling chimps with fancy technology and fancy ways of entertaining ourselves.

I eagerly await the decline and fall. It will be a great spectacle.



posted on Jun, 3 2016 @ 05:11 PM
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originally posted by: Talorc
I agree. At the end of the day, I don't think people were ever meant to enjoy the ease of living that most Americans are accustomed to. We were never deserving of it, never worthy of it. At a fundamental level we're still just shuffling chimps with fancy technology and fancy ways of entertaining ourselves.

I eagerly await the decline and fall. It will be a great spectacle.


We aren't put on Earth to live an easy comfortable life by default. We are here to learn and to grow, and sometimes that means we're going to be uncomfortable.

Far to many us simply run and hide or play avoidance games to circumvent this truth.

Why not charge out onto the battlefield of life and face the world on your own terms and time/place of YOUR choosing? If life is going to make you uncomfortable anyway, why not act before it happens? Why not decide when/where/how you will feel uncomfortable and get it out of the way?



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