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Originally posted by vjr1113
also works with religion and science no?
Originally posted by vengeancewithasmile
reply to post by schrodingers dog
To liberate himself, the monkey would have to go up the stairs. However any attempt to go up the stairs would result in a beating from the other monkeys. I know from experience that any time you post an original point of view on youtube, everyone attacks you. You can say something as simple as: "I don't think that the mass media presents any definitive proof to verify the topics being covered.", and someone will end up threatening to kill you and your dog. That is my real life experience of being the new monkey in the room. If you always question, people will hate you, because they have been conditioned specifically to not question.
Originally posted by Jumbles
reply to post by suigeneris
Regarding your story about the ham--I just had to say it...
Then there was the woman's son, who had been eating roasted ham all his life, who slowly came to realize that there was a less harmful way of eating, and became a vegetarian.
Originally posted by schrodingers dog
It is easy to relate this allegory solely within the context of us vs authority. The truth is that sometimes we are the monkeys, sometimes we are the authority, we can even take the part of the water, the stairs, the cage, and indeed, the banana.
Originally posted by Cosmic.Artifact
reply to post by harrytuttle
I for one am so sick of hearing this guys voice and his crap opinions it's not even funny anymore !
Originally posted by GirlGenius
Maybe what you are, but not me and not a lot of others I know! No wonder we are in such bad shape - we need to empower each other instead of calling "sheep". I get so sick of people shaking heads and complaining about the sheeple masses rather than stepping up to the plate and grabbing that banana!