posted on Sep, 27 2012 @ 08:44 AM
Recently I watched the film anonymous about Shakespeare which plays with the idea that Shakespeare was not who we thought he was. In other words
someone had to pretend to be him, for his play and words to reach the people and the world. Not wanting to question whether this idea is true or not,
it still brings me back to one of his main ideas. This idea was presented in the form of a question and it is clear this question was a spiritual
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To be, or not to be: that is the question: Whether ’tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take arms
against a sea of troubles, And by opposing end them? To die: to sleep;
As always these words are forever meaningful, but at certain moments those words are sharpened by the events that we suffer as individual and as a
race. In every media we can see a lot of turmoil, which is only a reflection of what is happening in each country. We are all pointing our fingers at
this and that but the truth of the matter is we are surrounded by pretenders. We are trained to be pretenders, so we can pretend and follow all the
laws that the original pretenders have laid down for us and for themselves. Well perhaps not all of us, nor are we all total pretenders, none the less
it is becoming more and more obvious that we are living in a false reality. A bit like a theatre play, but one that the story line gets updated by
each and every one of us.
So it could be that our whole society is sick and that sickness has been brought on by pretence. Fundamentally that is a mental and
To be what we are and not to pretend what we are not. To be truthful not deceitful, are we daring enough to take that next step or steps.
To be is the only way forward for us and strangely enough that beingness is always right behind us, where it always has been. Only it is us that have
turned our back on it.
Shall we change that?