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BOREDOM GAMES

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BOREDOM GAMES

Recently, (during the past 150 years) our country and planet have been taken over and are now controlled by private bankers:  The Federal Reserve Bank, the International Monetary Fund, etc., are all controlled, ultimately, by the Rothschilds and a tiny cabal of money manipulators, and power mongers.  Nearly everyone on the planet is affected by this “monopoly money” game, created and controlled to ensure that a few elite bankers have absolute Control, Power and Possession of the Earth.

It is easy to feel victimized and trapped by the global conspiracy of private bankers, and the political, religious and military goons they buy with their money printing presses. It is easy to blame or point the finger at politicians, who were entrusted to defend and protect us from financial and military conquest.  It is easy to empower others to control our lives.  We don’t have to think about anything except the personal gratifications, pleasures, drama and amusements we call our “life”.

However, if we are honest with ourselves, the situation is truly a “co-creation”.  We willingly entered into the money trap that has now overwhelmed us with debt, and perpetual slavery to the 1 %.  All of human history demonstrates that not much has really changed in this “game”.  The tiny minority of the “ruling class” have always controlled or possessed the “peasants”, the slaves, the workers, and all of the natural resources needed for survival.

Philosophically speaking, it seems that all traps — and the money / banking system is just another trap — cannot be sustained unless there are Beings who are willing or interesting in “playing the game”.   Investing in the stock market to make your money “grow” through speculation, is really VERY similar to gambling in a casino.  A person must be willing to enter into the game, or trap, because of their own, personal greed.  We willingly walk into the casino (trap) to play the game.  And, of course the “game” is fixed and rigged so that the casino (or stock broker, or banker, or priest, or politician, etc.) always win the game more often than the other players!

However, it is a game.  It solves the problem of being bored.  So, perhaps we are not really “victims” of the “evil” of financial slavery or conquest.  Perhaps we are really only talking about the idea of being RESPONSIBLE for becoming involved in different kinds of games.  If we examine how we actually became trapped in games or universes, perhaps we will discover that we really just trapped ourselves! We AGREE to become trapped or to play a game because we did not want to be responsible for creating or OWN game or universe.  We were not able or willing to just BE…. Beings want to DO something.  We like action, and motion and sensation and drama and not knowing what will happen next! We call it “fun”.  It is a game.  It is not boring.  Ultimately, the ONLY thing that any being is really doing is trying to NOT be bored!  So, any game is better than not having a game.  Any game is better than just “BEING”.  Being is boring…..

NATURE’S SECRET POWER

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Ants can support 100 times their own weight standing upside down on a pane of glass! As an organization ants make humanity look like a bunch of blind, stumbling, self-destructive fools. Watch this video and learn more about what real survivability is all about. They were here millions of years before us. When we’re gone, they’ll still be here. We can learn from them. 

Dietrich Bonhoeffer on STUPIDITY

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Dietrich Bonhoeffer — (4 February 1906 – 9 April 1945) was a German pastor, theologian, anti-Nazi dissident. Bonhoeffer was known for his staunch resistance to Nazi dictatorship, including vocal opposition to Hitler’s euthanasia program. He was arrested in April 1943 by the Gestapo. After being accused of being associated with the July 20 plot to assassinate Adolf Hitler, he was quickly tried and then executed by hanging on 9 April 1945 as the Nazi regime was collapsing. 

(Read more about Dietrich Bonhoeffer)https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dietrich_Bonhoeffer

The following statements about “STUPIDITY” are taken from a circular letter, addressing many topics, written to three friends and co-workers in the conspiracy against Hitler, on the tenth anniversary of Hitler’s accession to the chancellorship of Germany.

Stupidity is a more dangerous enemy of the good than malice. One may protest against evil; it can be exposed and, if need be, prevented by use of force. Evil always carries within itself the germ of its own subversion in that it leaves behind in human beings at least a sense of unease. Against stupidity we are defenseless. Neither protests nor the use of force accomplish anything here; reasons fall on deaf ears; facts that contradict one’s prejudgment simply need not be believed- in such moments the stupid person even becomes critical – and when facts are irrefutable they are just pushed aside as inconsequential, as incidental. In all this the stupid person, in contrast to the malicious one, is utterly self-satisfied and, being easily irritated, becomes dangerous by going on the attack. For that reason, greater caution is called for than with a malicious one. Never again will we try to persuade the stupid person with reasons, for it is senseless and dangerous.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer | Mimetic Margins

‘If we want to know how to get the better of stupidity, we must seek to understand its nature. This much is certain; that it is in essence not an intellectual defect but a human one. There are human beings who are of remarkably agile intellect yet stupid, and others who are intellectually quite dull yet anything but stupid. We discover this to our surprise in particular situations.

The impression one gains is not so much that stupidity is a congenital defect, but that, under certain circumstances, people are made stupid or that they allow this to happen to them. We note further that people who have isolated themselves from others or who lives in solitude manifest this defect less frequently than individuals or groups of people inclined or condemned to sociability. And so it would seem that stupidity is perhaps less a psychological than a sociological problem.

It is a particular form of the impact of historical circumstances on human beings, a psychological concomitant of certain external conditions. Upon closer observation, it becomes apparent that every strong upsurge of power in the public sphere, be it of a political or of a religious nature, infects a large part of humankind with stupidity. It would even seem that this is virtually a sociological-psychological law. The power of the one needs the stupidity of the other.

The process at work here is not that particular human capacities, for instance, the intellect, suddenly atrophy or fail. Instead, it seems that under the overwhelming impact of rising power, humans are deprived of their inner independence, and, more or less consciously, give up establishing an autonomous position toward the emerging circumstances.

The fact that the stupid person is often stubborn must not blind us to the fact that he is not independent. In conversation with him, one virtually feels that one is dealing not at all with a person, but with slogans, catchwords and the like that have taken possession of him. He is under a spell, blinded, misused, and abused in his very being. Having thus become a mindless tool, the stupid person will also be capable of any evil and at the same time incapable of seeing that it is evil. This is where the danger of diabolical misuse lurks, for it is this that can once and for all destroy human beings.

‘Yet at this very point it becomes quite clear that only an act of liberation, not instruction, can overcome stupidity. Here we must come to terms with the fact that in most cases a genuine internal liberation becomes possible only when external liberation has preceded it. Until then we must abandon all attempts to convince the stupid person. This state of affairs explains why in such circumstances our attempts to know what ‘the people’ really think are in vain and why, under these circumstances, this question is so irrelevant for the person who is thinking and acting responsibly.

The word of the Bible that the fear of God is the beginning of wisdom declares that the internal liberation of human beings to live the responsible life before God is the only genuine way to overcome stupidity.

‘But these thoughts about stupidity also offer consolation in that they utterly forbid us to consider the majority of people to be stupid in every circumstance. It really will depend on whether those in power expect more from people’s stupidity than from their inner independence and wisdom.”