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Originally posted by applebiter
reply to post by mc_squared
We are our own worst enemy.
Originally posted by Mark Twain
Keep away from people who try to belittle your ambitions. Small people always do that, but the really great make you feel that you, too, can become great.
However, the perspective I have outlined above is not as simple as I have made it appear. For the merchantilisation of knowledge is bound to affect the privilege the nation-states have enjoyed, and still enjoy, with respect to the production and distribution of learning. The notion that learning falls within the purview of the State, as the brain or mind of society, will become more and more outdated with the increasing strength of the opposing principle, according to which society exists and progresses only if the messages circulating within it are rich in information and easy to decode. The ideology of communicational "transparency," which goes hand in hand with the commercialisation of knowledge, will begin to perceive the State as a factor of opacity and "noise." It is from this point of view that the problem of the relationship between economic and State powers threatens to arise with a new urgency.
Already in the last few decades, economic powers have reached the point of imperilling the stability of the state through new forms of the circulation of capital that go by the generic name of multi-national corporations. These new forms of circulation imply that investment decisions have, at least in part, passed beyond the control of the nation-states." The question threatens to become even more thorny with the development of computer technology and telematics. Suppose, for example, that a firm such as IBM is authorised to occupy a belt in the earth's orbital field and launch communications satellites or satellites housing data banks. Who will have access to them? Who will determine which channels or data are forbidden? The State? Or will the State simply be one user among others? New legal issues will be raised, and with them the question: "who will know?"
Originally posted by pieman
reply to post by applebiter
this thread is even worse than the other two threads, mind scientists. and the old zionists are involved, there's a shock. you're being pressured so you can't give out any more information, oh gosh, is it the men in black, are they coming to get you?
wonder if there is a pattern here, multiple threads, facts with tons of spin attached, unwilling to reply to critics, no links, no documentation, no background and suggestions that "they" are trying to stop you from getting the truth out.
same crap, different day.
[edit on 14-7-2008 by pieman]
Originally posted by letthereaderunderstand
reply to post by dunwichwitch
Guess who made the devil? Thoughts are seeds that become deeds.
Originally posted by dunwichwitch
Another point I should make to build upon my last post is this:
Suppose these "elite" are enlightened to the God Mind. Would God WANT all of creation to rejoin he/she/it? See I'm not sure if we're returning to the Source, or just becoming aware of it. If it is return to source, there lies a problem there.
Onve we return, we will literally all be ONE. Only a singular consciousness in existence, always dreaming, but never quite having a narrow enough gullet to be satisfied.
In order for creation to exist, there needs to be duality. There NEEDS to be suppression of knowledge.
I'll just go ahead and say it. Being God isn't like some great awesome thing. It's lonely. There's just you and your dreams.
Forgetting that you are dreaming is the only way to enjoy existence... thus those who are seeking to make you forget your true power over your own dream.
We meed each other, though. More than anything, humanity needs to reunite, because we don't know what we're bombing ourselves back to. We need at least one united awareness that this singularity does exist. Just the experience. I don't know if Christ Consciousness would be what people need. I don't know if death of all ego is what God wants. "He" just wants us to know that we are him, but we'd better not ruin this experience because it is all we have. We only have each other. Becoming God will not make us happy. Becoming purely materialistic and void of God within ourselves will not make us happy, because we will destroy ourselves. We need to be somewhere in the middle.
[edit on 14-7-2008 by dunwichwitch]