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The "Golden Rule" is the only way. The OP can try as hard as he/she wants to lift themselves up in this world, but unless they're being lifted by others they have lifted, then all is lost. Its the illusion of upwards motion brought on by selfishly pushing others around you down.
Just because you have lost your connection to your fellow man doesn't mean you should try and infect others with your evil ways.
[edit on 28-2-2009 by TheRealDonPedros]
Sounds like you should try walking a different path then.
If you feel its "not right" then heck, you're agreeing with me through your disagreement.
Don't confuse upwards motion with the illusion of upwards motion. IE putting #1 ahead of everything.
Originally posted by manganesejolt
Let's just come out and admit that right now, and it will make all our lives much simpler.
When I was at Yale, I was part of a number of little groups, and one group was mentored by this old man (a retired professor in the history department) whose views really opened my eyes. He said "People who are Awake owe no more to those who slumber than the quick owe to the dead".
Some people spend so much time worrying about the "rights" of those who are too lazy or dull witted to catch on that they wind up making themselves miserable. Those of us who have wings were meant to soar, not to crawl along the ground with the rest of the cattle.
Many of the "conspiracies" painted in such sinister colors (the NWO, etc) will really be blessings for those of us who think and feel in full vibrant color and what becomes of those who see grey and eat gruel is of no consequence to us. All will be treated humanely so long as they cooperate, but those of us who have talent and insight will be rewarded. I tell you the truth.
It's like the so called "economic crisis". Those of us with any kind of foresight have been making the right kinds of investments (dumping real estate, buying precious metals) for some time now. If the hordes need to be brought to their knees for their own good, it's none of our affair. Similarly the use of religious and social issues to render more malleable the teeming masses is no vice, in the end it's for their own good.
I just want those of us who are Awake to feel no shame in it, to luxuriate in the radiance of full consciousness and to have faith that all works for the best of those who deserve it.
Take it from the longhaired libertarian.
Rock 'n roll.
Originally posted by TheRealDonPedros
Maya, your signature says it better than any of us ever could.
"Freedom is not worth having if it does not include the freedom to make mistakes" - Mahatma Gandhi
What that means is that your "wakefullness" is all for nothing if you don't allow others to go through the same process of waking up through "trial and error" (ie mistakes).