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Originally posted by Robbed In Albion.
Interesting thread. Whilst I certainly appreciate what you're saying, it depends how many people truly want to make a difference.
I'm sure there are many people who frequent this forum, sort of like an alternate reality. And when they leave, they don't necessarily have the same views as they share here.
Whether or not it's right or wrong, a lot of the people here, don't necessarily share the same points of views with the regular world, not because they're embarrassed that they have these points of view, but that when they put it, in a real world context, where they're not surrounded with like minded theorists, they don't really believe in them.
However, this isn't supposed to be a message of pessism. I know there are a lot of people here, including myself, who'd love for this to catch on, and really start something within the society of ATS, and hopefully the society of the world.
Originally posted by Gentill Abdulla
Yes there are!
S+F for you, and I don't do it that often!
And I wanted to add this....
But just need to show this too....
[edit on 25-7-2010 by Gentill Abdulla]
Originally posted by rusethorcain
reply to post by Spirit777
It is happening isn't it? Consensus of consciousness? I think it is.
Originally posted by ProtoplasmicTraveler
Being ‘awake’ and ‘aware’ is simply not enough to change the world. That requires a level of proactively challenging and changing the fundamentals of the system.
That requires real world skills and logistical capabilities to create and implement and maintain alternatives.
The vast majority of the self anointed awake and aware are simply self indulging in a placebo of on one hand a misguided sense of superiority and on the other a misplaced sense of hope.
They imagine that once a critical mass of other people is attained then the actual mechanics of someone getting off their duff and challenging and changing the system will happen, or it will just magically change all by itself, and that there will be some great safety in numbers as this occurs and life will just change.
This is not being awake; this is just trading one nightmare/dream scenario for another to sustain oneself.
Changing the world is a difficult, arduous, intensive and dangerous job.
Convincing yourself that you are awake, and that you just need to patiently wait for enough other people to be so also is on the other hand easy, requires only lip service, and is safe.
I am sorry to say there is a difference between being awake and being half baked!
The ‘awake’ of the world, need to wake up and start doing something beyond just talking about how wonderful they are and life can be, and get their butts out there and start doing something tangible to change the system, because from my vantage things are certainly not getting better, but getting worse.