The question in life is not “What is my purpose?” That question just makes us look really silly. The biggest question in life is “Are we having fun yet?
The media, and the corporations like it. It’s very easy to control an addict. Give them more of what they think they want, and fear triggers the herd instinct.
Fear is the mind killer as Frank Herbert said. We don’t go our own way while afraid. We look for help and trust our leaders. Leadership should fall to the wise, but instead it falls to the ambitious. Few are those who are both ambitious and wise. Synthetic thinking is fine. It makes you more like a hermetic philosopher, but is that working for you?
The consensus irritates me as well, and my gift is deconstruction but I have practiced forbearance and perhaps still will. To break chains that bind is an act of deconstruction, and to drift aimlessly on the tide is enjoyable in its way, but is it the only fulfilling choice? The tangled web screams with the agony of those entrapped. But a voice will be heard screaming or not. Is nihilism better than consensus? I don’t embrace nihilistic consensus, nor sophist.
The news is very sad lately. How does one keep their spirits positive when so much is going on? Find roots. There is a class of entity I call farmers. They don’t do anything directly. Just like growing a plant they poke holes here, feed an energy there. They like what comes about.
Americans see evil everywhere, and we do something about what we see. Suffering for all! Literally, “For all have sinned and fallen short of the glory of God.” I have no taste for the normal model of conduct of being “grown up”. For the whole psychological structure. I loose more and more affinity for my fellow man. See less and less common ground.
Reality as it was defined is coming unglued. I am not afraid of that, exhilarated…
Your thoughts are welcome. Be well friends.