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Originally posted by Blaine91555
reply to post by italkyoulisten
You seem to have added a large number of words and sentences to what I posted, as you reinvented me to fit your theory.
In your version of the world, there are only two sides to the coin. Only a Red Pill or a Blue Pill. In my world there are many sides to the coin and many colors of pills.
Everyone wants to control us, to manipulate us, to bend us to their will. Even you in your post are trying to bend me to your will and I of course am trying to bend people to mine. The difference is; I recognize the difference.
New World Order! NWO! Illuminati! Reptilians! ...and on and on and on! The Bogey Men have always held us back and always will. These things are in fact both excuses and tools. Excuses we use to grovel in fear and to cover the lies we tell ourselves when we convince ourselves we are powerless. Tools used by those who know the truth used to control us and our behavior.
There is no difference between letting ourselves be controlled by a Political Party, a Cult or fear-mongers like the Alex Joneses of this world.
Every generation believes it is the last. Every generation thinks it has knowledge unknown to the last. Somehow though, we manage to survive and progress while the paranoid among us hide in fear while whispering dark secrets into each others ears. The boring, mundane among us keep the system together and get involved in the system and try to improve it, while the others complain and do nothing, or turn to criminal behavior, which they rationalize based on lies they tell themselves so often they come to believe them.
Yes, there are many bad people in government. Yes, there are many bad people in business. Yes, there are many bad people in religion. These things can only be changed from within the system and will never be changed by those who withdraw from the system into a fantasy world where fiction becomes their reality.
Originally posted by WhatTheory
Sorry, but the author of that story sounds like a lonely person with to much time on his hands.
It's easy to speak in generalities, so how about some specifics?
What illusion are you talking about?
What don't we know specifically?
How exactly are the 'elites' keeping the masses under control?
Sorry, but that story sounds like the ramblings of an idiot with some sort of a paranoia disorder.
[edit on 20-6-2008 by WhatTheory]
Originally posted by fred3110
Like I said earlier I'm done with trying to explain it, if anyone wants to know they can find out on there own, I take my hat of to people like DD who still try to enlighten people on the way this worlds run.
I tried explaining to people at college/work for 3 years and most people were more interested in talking about what they were doing on a Friday night, what new car they were getting or which new girl they were seeing. In the end I thought sod it everyone can do there own thing and I'll do mine.