Two Dimensional Living In A Three Dimensional World

I’m wondering . . . have we become a nation of two dimensional people attempting to live in a three dimensional world?

I think so . . . when I see these committees . . . the press . . . local people I run into everyday, it seems to me that I am living in a cartoon that has been crafted by a really bad cartoonist.

I see one sided reporters, questioners, and character assassinaters everywhere . . . especially while watching this current congressional circus concerning the judge.

These (leaders?) are so obviously two dimensional that it scares me to believe we the people have given them reign over us . . . unless, of course we are just like them. Sad to think that, but I believe we are.

Maybe we have become what happens to people when they lay critical thinking aside to join the ranks of perceived truth . . . whether believer or disbeliever doesn’t seem to matter either.

Critical thinking is a gift, but it demands we see both sides of every argument, especially when it comes to innocent vs guilty. . . especially when demanding a man’s head on a plate for something he has been accused of doing thirty five years ago and has no track record of ever doing it again.

Today? There is no way to believe anything that’s being said from anybody in this matter and if truth be known it probably lies somewhere in the middle.

BUT as the Left continues the march along their self righteous path . . . and the Right hang in opposition . . . they also have gone three dimensional behind our backs and without a whimper (I have heard) just approved a multi trillion dollar tax break for the corporation.

http://fortune.com/2018/09/28/house-3-8-trillion-tax-cut-passes/

Now whether that is a good thing or not, it should be up and open for discussion and a whole lot of critical thinking from both the left and the right side of the issue.  . . . This has (seemingly) been bypassed behind the smoke cloud of accusation and denial taking place before us.

So when you loose your VA benefits . . . your Medicare/Medicaid. When our social security and the rest of our social help programs gets cut and your car gets crushed in a bridge collapse for lack of maintenance. When all that happens think back to this current side show and remember the fun you had watching the cartoon.

On The Road Again . . .

Two men looked out through the same bars . . . One saw the mud – One saw the stars.

The United States today is in decline. Only those who have been blinded by the constant flow of psychological manipulation coming from our churches and media outlets can believe otherwise. To all others she is undoubtedly suffering the same death throes that all empires before her have suffered.

The only question is, “Where will we land?” . . . Will we hit the ground hard like the Greeks and Romans did . . . or will we ease our way off the empirical platform like the English did . . . and slowly become irrelevant to the workings of the world at large?

Personally, I wonder how many of us even realize that on the spiritual plane this is the greatest and most exciting moment to be alive. Washington is losing its grip . . . religion is losing its grip . . . and we the people are beginning to awaken, more than ever before, to the realization that our greatness doesn’t exist in THEM . . . it exists within OUR very own selves, and all that other stuff is, and has always been, a diversion from the truth that WE are the creators of ourselves as well as the social orders we live in. What greater freedom in life could we have than to realize that?

At least in this country we still have ‘the freedom to choose’. We can choose love, we can choose porn . . . we are free to choose either, but love ascends and porn descends . . . we can choose uplifting, soothing music . . . we can choose the opposite rap trap. Healthy or sickly? Our choice . . . we become what we eat. We become what we think. We do this choice thing all across the board and we become the image of the compilation of all our choices.

WE HAVE THE POWER TO CREATE OURSELVES IN OUR OWN IMAGE. WE DO . . . no one else. We can never be great again, because we have never yet realized our greatness. Trump is just another self centered-pied piper-circus clown like all those before him . . . he only seems worse because we are getting smarter and more able to read between the lines.  

Am I saying there is no master Creator? That God and Jesus and Mohammed and Moses and the great religions of our time are merely fairy tales not to be believed?

NO!

I am not an atheist. I am merely stating that we have a far greater part in this game called life than we have been led to believe.

From cradle to grave we are taught what is right and what is wrong . . . what to believe and what not to believe . . . . In this country we are mainly taught the many ways to get ‘stuff’, (as if stuff will make us great) but very little about who we are and what we are.

Instead of enjoying the fruits of true freedom, we are conned and imprisoned all our lives in religious and political slavery by those wanting to control us to the betterment of themselves.

Today is the greatest time in our history to be alive because all this is coming to the forefront and we are beginning to realize the spiritual powers we possess. So . . . although the physical presence of  our country flounders, our spiritual selves are growing and strengthening . . . . Today is a great time to be alive.

As an example of what I’m trying to say:

I remember back in my drinking days how everybody would feel when the lights went on in the dark bar and everybody got bathed in the brightness of their own reality . . . all the ugliness that was hidden in the darkened room became exposed at once and people got instantly fidgety . . . . it was always a shock. That’s pretty much what’s going on today in America . . . the lights are coming on and the view ain’t very pretty.

What could be more exciting in this life than realizing your purpose for being here in the first place? Today it is still necessary to follow the rules of conduct and to be a good citizen, but while we do, we are also beginning to leave expectations, church doctrines and social/political teachings in the dust and are becoming the captains of our own ship.

Donald Trump is not a leader of men, he’s just another egomaniac who only wants his name in lights. I doubt his purpose for running in the first place had anything at all to do with ‘we the people’. . . . clown dancing for the media seems to be his main purpose, and for that he is very successful. As an actual leader he is an undeniable road block on the highway to his own promised greatness . . .

But as in every roadblock those stuck behind it must search another route if they want to continue on course. We, as a nation have been off course for quite a while. Trump’s contribution was to become the catalyst towards getting us back to moving in the direction we started way back in the sixties when we fought against war and the prevailing social order of the time.

We got lost that time in drugs and partying . . . this time we understand what a clown party is all about and will be more careful. Things will be different as we allow the awakening to happen naturally instead of taking the synthetic route. Many are ready to begin, just listen to this little girl . . . 

Trumps Environmental Agenda

Q: Do you approve of president Trump’s environmental agenda?

A: In a word  . . . no. I believe Trump is ignorant and misinformed when it comes to the question of global warming. When it comes to the question of pollution he is dodging and looking the other way because he is ignorant of the realities on the ground.

Perhaps his ignorance is so prevalent because he lives in New York City in a golden tower and the only nature he ever sees are his well groomed golf course grounds. Regardless, he is one of the cancerous breed who sees the lands of this planet as an adversary to be exploited and compromised pretty much the same way they deal with smaller mineral rich countries.

Personally, I have a problem believing he is so stupid NOT to see that the environment is taking a very heavy beating right now. One that will only get worse with his meddling. I don’t think he really cares though as long as he gets what he wants.

I know his stated interest lays in the jobs market and he does seem to be doing all he can to further the goal of getting this country working again, but he is wealthy and all his friends are wealthy and those kind of people see the world from a different perspective than us normal folks do. I believe he cares little for ‘we the people’ and is mainly pushing jobs in order to create a broader profit margin for him and his buddies. They need people who are willing to man their machines, that’s about the extent of his caring.

I don’t believe much has been done in real time to save the environment since 1970 and the advent of Nixon’s EPA and the clean air/water/land acts. Say what you will about old ‘tricky Dick’ but he helped create the sweeping environmental laws that put the industrial giants on notice and caused them to slow their mad dash to destruction.

I believe it was the Reagan administration who began taking the teeth out of the environmental movement and now with Trump in office, his desire seems to be, in general, to kill the whole thing . . . and he is currently doing a good job of it.

Trump is so egocentric that he can not see beyond the mirror on his gold flecked wall. I predict he will go down in history as the man who killed the environment movement in America. (if we allow that to happen)  We the people need to wake up and get the train back on it’s tracks.

The Fine Art of Bullshitting


Now if you think bullshitting is not an art form just take a look at the past presidential race and you can see openly just how important this art form is to the politician who must, through long hours of intense study, become a master of his trade. The canvas of promises he paints and displays openly before his admiring throng in all it’s beauty is truly amazing. His glib tongue deftly laying stroke upon stroke across a broad canvas, he forms the contrast and conflict of his opponents deep shadow juxtaposed his very own brightest of light . . . while the layman postulates himself before the Master and stares upon his canvas of dreams.

 It seems the only time you get the truth, or even an honest opinion from this breed is to listen to these people AFTER they leave office. Generals, Senators, all the way down to the local yocal member of the school board are so steeped in spinning bullshit during their career you just can’t trust a word they say.

 Obama knows the art form and used it well. He is a Master at his trade. McCain, although I’m sure he’s also a Master in his own right, chose another emotional theme for his canvas. Obama’s work centered on hope. McCain’s centered on fear.

 More people responded to hope than fear so Obama won the bullshit (tell them what they want to hear) election in spite of the fact most people who voted for Obama probably instinctively knew he couldn’t keep most of the promises he had painted for them. They were, in the light of current events, wishful thinking at the most.

 I personally believe he will be far to busy just keeping the ship of state afloat after the disastrous last eight years of George Bush to do much else. Hell, man we will be lucky to have a monetary system at all by the end of next summer, let alone enough cash to do anything much to help the poor and needy middle class in this country.

 So how does this all pertain to our personal survival?

 A man who understands the nuances of bullshitting can and will survive longest among his fellows. He knows it is far easier many times to convince an enemy than to kill him, especially if he is out gunned and outnumbered.

 He knows instinctively if he practices faithfully and becomes an adept, the sky is the limit.

 He knows a good line of bullshit and a glib tongue can get him shelter, water and food even when outnumbered and living amongst his enemies. Even when facing certain death the true and fearless artist can sway his captors into his camp by merely corralling them with his tongue.

 A great bullshitter has to be in charge of his own mind. He must be intelligent and wise to the ways of man and of the world. He must not just control the room, he must own it. People must love him. They must look up to him. Want him to lead them. He must be a chameleon shape shifter able to capture the essence of a rainbow for them. He must like the apostle Paul “be all things to all men.”

 The greatest, the most satisfying, the loveliest words that the truly masterful bullshitter can hear is for his following to say with heart felt conviction.

 “Our leader speaks the truth.” . . . . . . . . . .