Everyone wants your mind. Advertisers, politicians, teachers, preachers, lovers... they all wish to convince your mind of their point. What better way to do this than induce a meditative state that opens you up to 'suggestions.' We hear a lot about mind control, but no one ever seems to write much about how to avoid being 'controlled.' TV and religious rituals by-pass the logical mind, put us into a state where we will accept and believe things that are not true. Politicians and preachers use cadences in their speaches which trigger the same meditative state as music.
Into this mix, let us wonder, if the unconscious mind is so much larger in it's effect on us than our pea of conscious mind, could a person circumvent your conscious and talk directly to your unconscious? Of course. What does it mean to watch tv and be in a succeptible state when a TV show blasts your mind with violence? Straight into our unconscious a message of mayhem and fear and war is strengthened. We become like Sparta, militarized to the point of fetish.
I went a year or so without watching TV. When I came back to it, I had graphic reactions to all the violence I was seeing. Most folks do not see any violence in their normal life. We get out of the mentality altogether; a peaceful mental state begins to cultivate. Modern culture, from video games to the latest kids movie about a guneai pig army, is stuffing our minds with violent images that our unconscious minds take to be the truth of where we live. The unconscious does not necessarily distinguish between made up and real violence, until we become numbed to it, as one does while watching violent movies. This 'numbing' is what is almost required of killers. A killer is best served by objectifying the object of their malice -- literally taking a complex human being and making them into an object, with no more emotional worth than a stone.
I learned a lot about how violent we are in the last few years. I learned how violent I am. I learned to love and lust for violence... I have wanted to kill a few people as I delved into my Johnny Pain the serial killer character. Though they are humorous, and certainly not very graphic or visceral about killing, yet underneath them is a savage beast that rises up when I write about this stuff. This is a beast that is as much about genetics as it is about environment.
Modern society conjours this warrior. Think if we were like the early Tibetins, ready to die before using violence on another? That is not going to happen, obviously, but there is a grave lesson there. We are creating ourselves, and the future, all the time. What we think is meaningless time spent 'gaming,' can lead to two bullied teenagerrs in Colorado deciding to stage the violent shooter game, Doom, at their high school. They set up exploding barrels, just like in the game -- only theirs did not work.
I am not out to get violent images banned from society. Why smack my head against such a wall? Is it even realistic to make more peaceful citizens, when we are confronted with world wide problems like the aggression of fundamentalist Muslims? In their Paddasshra (spelling) Schools, they teach a grave hatred of Western culture, and objectify 'heathens' as people who can be killed without any heavenly lightening strikes.
This warrior culture that is fostered here has infected me, certainly. I feel like I was born into war and have breathed war my entire life. The US has been fighting covert and overt wars all of my life. I have never lived in a country truly at peace. Never. Something is keeping this shit alive. Another good example of this is in Bosnia, where the most popular literature and tv is all about being a knight, and fighting the enemies... they were able to objectify their muslim neighbors into objects to be slaughtered. People do not just wake up one day and decide to become an insane society.
So how can one avoid this? Mostly, by being aware that others are trying to, literally, put your conscious mind asleep, and give a message to your unconscious that you can get gorgeous women to come running after your new car? You should also avoid any religious ritualism around people you cannot fully trust. The state that Scamtomology enduces with their auditing, is a primary example of how this can happen. They get their victim susceptible, then shove their trash into their heads.
Art is known to classically communicate with our deeper sides. Novels can convince people of the most bizarre notions. I once watched a therapist of mine get caught up in some half-ass magical new religion that involved getting energy from plants. The author had actually convinced his readers that he had discovered a new religion that they could 'feel' was real, andof course with the rituals, they could.
I discovered meditation when I was around 14. I read about to empty my mind, and not how to fill it. By using breathing techniques, I was able to have powerful experiences that made me feel a part of a larger universe. If the book I had read about meditation had been evil, and there was a cult behind it, they would have hooked me. I had felt nothing like in my Christian churches. This was a wonderous thing for me back then, though I do not give it any special meaning now, except that I was succeptible.
This was kind of a waste of an entry. I started it because I came across something that inspired me, a websight on Ritual Abuse. Wikkepedia banned them from their encyclopedia, which is suspicious to me. Whether or not you agree that there is Ritual Abuse, trying to pretend the phenomena -- whatever it is, does not exist. Thousands of people all over the world believe that this has happened to them. There is a lot of evidence that the kids have been brain washed. I do not have any idea if someone is behind this -- the article inferred the Masons, but it also quoted propoganda about the Knight's of Templar that were used by a king to break them up when they became so powerful that they threatened his power. Whatever is behind it, and for all I know... these are inserted memories... but, what they do show is that people are either brainwashed ito thinking they have been abused, or they were, as they claim, brainwashed into forgetting what happened. These people are fucked up by this. Studies show they are more messed up than kids who are sexually abused. One of the biggest problems they have are multiple personalties (personality dissociative syndrom now... I think). I was given a book by Prof. Stern about a woman who had her personality split by the CIA, and did a lot of work for them. When her husband started hypnotizing her, he found that she had at least four personalities. One was a killer. Another her core person. And another was very suicidal -- the theory was that the assasins could be taken care of at any point by conjouring this personality.
So... who knows? I sure hope I am alone in my body. With my experience of having a major personality shift while being targeted by the government, going from an Athiest to thinking I was feeling Christ rise up from my unconscious, I have to look at this shit and wonder? Is there a huge plan in place that few know about, and is never revealed on the level of the press?
That is something else the Ritual Abuse community believes. And they get convictions of like 30% of the people charged with these crimes, though as far as I know no one has ever admitted being part of some huge conspiracy...
I will write more later... time to take the dog out, and pet the kitty who is mewing by me....
There is something eluding me about this topic. I am sorry for being so banal.
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