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Just in case you missed it, today is yet another protest day. This is a protest that will, like all others, go absolutely no where. Protests in America are always a waste of time because they never carry any real meaning. They’re group grope sessions where protesters can get together and look each other in they eye and say, “yes, I’m not alone”. They’re also great ways to get your picture taken and your license plate written down. But they’re not effective in changing anything.
Rather then protest, “demanding” (you’re really not demanding anything, you’re just pretending you are) that “things change”, just do it already.
Don’t like the war? Then don’t go. Don’t spend another nickel in support on any of those companies involved either.
What do our leaders care when we publically protests with signs and placards and letter writing campaigns, but then go right back to compliance or cooperation or funding after our weekend spree of “disobedience”? If you’re going to protest, you have to commit your life to the effort, not just your mouth.
Haven’t you noticed that group participation is allowed, whereas individual protests is not?
People are easier to manipulate when in groups, because the individuals in the group don’t want to break the “cohesion” of the group or jeopardize the group itself with their individual actions.
Here is a simple truth that I hinted at above: we can only be controlled and manipulated when we belong to groups. Isolated as individuals, we are far, far too numerous to deal with. They can only snipe at us, one by one, but this is inefficient, expensive and time consuming for them (which is exactly what we want).
It is also true that you can be far more effective as an individual then in a group. This is one of those little ’secrets’ nobody who belongs to a group (including your own friends and family) want you to know. If you are no longer willing to play by the rules either dictated by or to the group, then you get to play by your own rules, which can make you far more effective.
The real protesters and individuals in our society today are not the groups you see on the television screen waving signs and making speeches, but the unheralded figures who are always working in the background incessantly, living lives of non-compliance and non-cooperation with society