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Originally posted by ProfEmeritus
How to alter this? yah got any suggestions? I sure don't
Actually I do. I have to be careful, though, because the last thread I created really had generated some great ideas (193 replies) but it was closed by the moderator for suggesting taking social action as a group, which is a violation of the T & C. So what I would like is to hear what people would do IF they could.
Note that no one is advocating doing anything. This is purely a theoretical thread, RIGHT?
Originally posted by MischeviousElf
My Hallucination and Satori moment some years ago;
Of How Close Freedom is for all of us,
By Non Violent and simple means,
In less than a few Days too.
Some here may remember and have taken part in the Anti War Rallies just before the last invasion of Iraq the millions, and millions of people in
and Nearly all the "sane" people in the world together,
Well my hallucination at that event, my fantasy AS I AM NOT SUGGESTING ANYONE DO THIS, it was just a realisation whilst there.
Lets just all sit down, and not leave at the end of it.
Millions of people just sitting down, dancing, but refusing to leave/go back home to 9-5 until it was stopped.
What could they do arrest 3 million people in every capital?
I imagined in such an experience many others would come and join, bring food, blankets etc
Human gridlock in all the worlds cities, no fighting or protests, just sit down until it is done. Markets wouldn't open, people couldn't get to work, World Media, I would say 36 hours later at most we would have a differant world.
We are free, we have the power, we just wont step through that door, the real conspiracy and spin and illusion is of "their" power.
So surely as the OP says, sit down, and Breathe, and relax until our will is done it would be so in such numbers!
That was my hallucination or fantasy, I could see and taste that freedom and Peace but I think many armchair dissenters wanted just so much for the badge, clear Conscience and label of attending this, and their TV and warm home that night.
The only thing keeping us in bondage is our own minds, not them.
You can only be "used" if you let the perpetrator do it, and you play the victim role!
[edit on 25-10-2008 by MischeviousElf]
wow definetely glad someone pointed this out. i am with you on this. they are getting to us. i think the big problem on threads though is becoming more prominent, the fact that instead of acting, people are "reacting" to eachothers opposing beliefs. and its really just debating opinions and some facts sprinkled in. when truth is, belief is a choice through and through. live and let live. dont be so imposing.
great post really. we need peace, love, happiness. an those hippys had it on the nose. we need one of those movements again...like chya
I watched as a recently-mentioned thread was closed by a moderator. True, it probably did violate the rules of the site, but it's also funny how far they let it go before terminating it.
I watched some of the obama and mcain debates and it just seems like me vs you rather than discussing the best for the country.
Even though it's a debate, they should both be for the best for the country, but I know that's not how politics work. It's all about being elected. If the both truly mean what they say about doing good for america, then if not elected, they should still stick to their word.
Originally posted by TrueBrit
I My perception is , everyone has a right to an opinion. Except nazis . They should be shot . In the knee caps . Alot.
n a related way, the "Brotherhood of the Bell" starring Glen Ford was a movie depicting a Skull and Bones type conspiracy and secret usurping of power in America by an old and secret college fraternity.
We consumers can change the world tomorrow if we act in unison. If we all decided to boycott certain corporations, they would be vanquished and release power in a startlingly short period. I.E stop buying, consorting, or doing any type of business with a particular corporation or company, mecantile, financial, or otherwise.
My hope is that outside of these two groups constantly fighting there is the 1% who understand. My faith is in that small percentage, the people who are aware will save the world.
Wouldn't these threads do better if they were opened up on sports forums, lifestyle forums, hobby forums, gardening forums, politic forums, computer forums, .etc?
While we are focusing on our personal lives, they are focusing on creating a world they are in absolute control over. For exactly the same reason we are doing what we do - to satisfy the ego. They are not that different from the rest of us. The only difference is where they are in the pyramid.