What is the Matrix?
School or prison, depending on your chosen perspective.
Of course, the only way to prevent being manipulated by these forces is to discover, integrate, and transform your weaknesses into strengths, thereby indirectly accomplishing the higher purpose of the Matrix which is to help you transcend it. Nevertheless, these hyperdimensional predatory forces possess freewill and have their own agenda, which is to expand their power base and sustain themselves by feeding upon humanity’s emotional energies as well as keeping anyone from becoming aware enough to add destabilizing influences to the spiritual prison/farm they are running here on earth.
The sum total of their hyperdimensional manipulation system can be termed the “Matrix Control System” – a school of hard knocks that weakens the spiritually weak and strengthens the spiritually strong, in accordance with their choice to be victims or warriors.
The term – Consensus Trance – was coined by American psychologist Charles T. Tart
An automated state of consciousness; actually, the normal consciousness, based on the premise that people believe what they are told to be true as opposed to what they have themselves realized to be true.
Becoming "normal" – a fully-fledged member of your culture – involves a selected shaping:
While it might be possible to role-play these, without internalizing them, this is difficult for most people.
|The Handbook of Human Ownership
A Manual for New Tax Farmers
Hey - seriously - congratulations on your new political post!
If you are reading this, it means that you have ascended to the highest levels of government, so it's really, really important that you don't do or say anything stupid, and screw things up for the rest of us.
The first thing to remember is that you are a figurehead, about as relevant to the direction of the state as a hood ornament is to the direction of a car - but you are a very important distraction, the "smiling face" of the fist of power. So hold your nose, kiss the babies, and just think how good you would look on a stamp. A stamp, for mail … No, not email, mail. Never mind, we'll explain later.
|Fringe Knowledge for Beginners
The last half of my life has been spent in the active pursuit of truth. In the following pages I sketch the broadest map of what I have learned in the fewest words possible.
understanding and perspective on proof existing
all around and within you.
If ignorance is bliss, why seek truth? Because permanent freedom is far more valuable than temporary comfort. Truth frees you from the manipulation, miscalculation, and disillusionment that ignorance inevitably brings. You want to know, and no amount of external gratiﬁcation can satisfy that inner vacuum yearning to be ﬁlled with meaning, purpose, and understanding.
Society once suffered from ignorant superstition; today it suffers from ignorant skepticism. When people are confronted with a challenging view, most see only that it differs from their own, and so they dismiss higher truths beyond their recognition as quickly as they would those obvious delusions beneath their threshold of gullibility. Higher knowledge is therefore fringe knowledge because those who pursue it have been alienated to the fringes of society. These fringe truth seekers follow their hearts and open their minds, having placed more importance on the liberation of their souls than the conventions of society.
|Destined to Collapse
Several years after the Wall Street-ignited crisis began, the nation’s top bank CEOs (who far out-accumulated their European and other international counterparts) continue to hobnob with the president at campaign dinners where each plate costs more than one out of four US households make in a year. Financial bigwigs lead their affluent lives, unaffected, unremorseful, and unindicted for wreaking havoc on the nation. Why? Because they won. They hustled better. They are living the American Dream.
This is not the American Dream that says if you work hard you can be more comfortable than your parents; but rather, if you connive well, game the rules, and rule the game, your take from others is unlimited. In this paradigm, human empathy, caring, compassion, and connection have been devalued from the get-go. This is the flaw in the entire premise of the American Dream: if we can have it all, it must by definition be at someone else’s expense.
In Why America Failed, noted historian and cultural critic Morris Berman’s brilliant, raw and unflinchingly accurate postmortem of America, he concludes that this hustling model, literally woven into the American DNA, doomed the country from the start, and led us inevitably to this dysfunctional point. It is not just the American Dream that has failed, but America itself, because the dream was a mistake in the first place. We are at our core a nation of hustlers; not recently, not sometimes, but always. Conventional wisdom has it that America was predicated on the republican desire to break free from monarchical tyranny, and that was certainly a factor in the War of Independence; but in practical terms, it came down to a drive for "more" -- for individual accumulation of wealth.
So where does that leave us as a country? I caught up with Berman to find out.
|Surro-predation and Global Psychosis
THE SOLUTION to collective schizophrenia is the wake-up that happens, one person at a time but with increasing synergy among the awakened, when you begin to detect in any situation that the stated aim is not the actual aim. Global schizophrenia involves a lot of harmless madness and even some playfulness, invention and fabulation, but it has its dark side as well.
The dark side of global schizophrenia is social evil, or the orchestration of social wrong-doing through the 3-D technique: deception-division-domination. What happens in the final phase of Kali Yuga is that a small part of the human race become fanatically obsessed in using their total madness to enslave the rest of the partially mad human race. They totally mad ones are the schizophrenics who go into paranoid psychosis or full-blown murderous insanity. They turn on the rest of the human species with intent to dominate or eliminate them.
Wilhelm Reich called the state of full-blown auto-destructive insanity that results when collective schizophrenia is pushed to its limit, massenpsychosen, mass psychosis. He saw it exemplified in the Inquisition, Nazi movement, and in Catholicism, sadistic religious fanaticism. In The Mass Psychology of Fascism, Reich observed that military and (so-called) mystical impulses can meld into the "armored behavior" of social violence. His observation is totally consistent with my analysis of the mystico-military insanity of the Zaddikim, the Jewish splinter cult of the Dead Sea, the germinal source of Christianity and the prototype of global terrorism.