This basically means we have to spend a large majority of our lives striving for a degree or a diploma in order to qualify to work long hours and subsequently earn the right to live.
There are many other
roots than that as-well, much more appealing but they also require
us to put in our time.
Josh sums it up quite well in his first paragraph:
My favorite part of that excerpt is the fact that he calls attention to the fact that all of us are simply working for a small group of elite people that, through the corporations they run, basically control almost all aspects of our lives.
This type of system, one
in which basically all of us are economic slaves, is one that we've
become accustomed to.
While we blindly continue to follow others, the world has experienced something it has never really experienced before:
Not everybody is happy, and how could they be?
When living on a planet
where you die if you cannot pay for your life, our passions and
heart's desires slowly drift out of sight, unless we do something
At the same time, large amounts of information are kept from us, all we know of our world is what's given to us by the same people who designed this life for us:
Information alone is a threat to so many corporate interests.
This became evident when alternative media sites that cover global corporate corruption, as well as new discoveries in various fields that are ignored by the mainstream, like new energy, started to receive up to a billion views per year.
Edward Snowden and organizations
have also helped out hugely.
They even appointed who they felt just
to determine what's real and what isn't, as well as started a
massive campaign to censor information that does not come from
mainstream media news networks.
When presented with information that's outside the box, it's common for cognitive dissonance to sink in. What's most frustrating about the current human experience is that it doesn't have to be this way.
This is where Buckminister Fuller comes in.
Fuller, one of the most creative and interesting minds in modern history once said that,
This is something we are well aware of.
We've personally come across technologies that can revolutionize the planet. Although it depends what consciousness is operating behind that technology, it exists.
Our entire planet could be, in a modern way, completely off the grid. There are so many wonderful creations and ideas out there that make a utopian society possible, it's so simple that most people have a hard time believing it.
The idea that we don't really have to work to live on this planet and live a good live is still impossible to imagine for most, and that's because we've been indoctrinated to believe that the current world economic model and globalization are the only way for humanity to move forward, when it's doing the exact opposite.
In my opinion, food, clothing, shelter and more should not require little pieces of paper along with a bits of our soul to receive it, a human experience that utilizes all of our developments instead of concealing them, one in which our leaders look out for humanity and the best interests of our planet instead of following the orders of their financial masters is desperately needed.
Michael Jackson's famous line,
Along with this
consciousness shift, this realization that the wool has been pulled
over our eyes, is the fact that consciousness interacts with our
physical material world in ways that are not yet understood, and
that is an encouraging thought given humanity's change in thinking
with regard to concepts that might not have fit the frame
approximately a decade ago.
These were all creations by what's known today as "the 1 percent."
The system was designed to benefit them, not us. Something new needs to be created, a new way of life that requires the complete shut down and change of our current economic model.
Just as Fuller said:
Fuller did not believe that we need to have wage earning jobs to live, and that if we do, we are not able to pursue our passions and interests unless they are for monetary gain.
That's an interesting thought, since when we grow up there are several "careers" to choose from.
Is this simply the illusion of free will?
We already have set paths chosen, there are only so many options, and our entire purpose of being "educated" or, as I like to call it, indoctrinated, is to make money.
Change is never easy, and always greeted by ridicule.
This is exactly what the human race is going through:
Bertrand Russell, a prominent British philosopher, mathematician, historian, writer and political activist agreed, stating that,
Jones puts it well:
We do tend to glorify the idea of "hard work" as something to be proud of, without ever really taking a step back and looking at this human experience through an observer's lens.
Russell referred to this type of an existence as a "slave state" operated by "those who give orders."
He calls it politics, which he elaborates on as having,
This reminds me of the Sophists in ancient Greece, who used their intelligence and their ways with words to make life difficult for people.
His stuff has been talked about for decades:
So, you see?
Our lack of questioning and/or complacency has led to an interesting experience, one in which many are desiring change.
Can we Really Do What We Love in this Type of Human Experience?
So, is it possible to do what we love?
Well, it might be a task to even figure that out when we are given our choices and paths in life.
Furthermore, we have to pay rent, put food in our stomachs, and provide ourselves with the basic necessities. Even individuals with full time jobs are struggling to do this.
These jobs take up to 8-10 hours of our lives every single day, so if you come from the belief that you cannot pursue your passions, you are in the company of many, including the two brilliant minds listed in this title.
To pursue something you love in this world, and are extremely passionate about it, it won't be for monetary gain all the time. But we still have time to pursue the things we love as opposed to spending that time going to bars, or partying with friends.
No matter how many excuses you have, if you love something there is always time to pursue it, but tell that to someone who just came home from a hard day's work and has no mental/physical energy.
I am a big believer in the power of manifestation, meaning that one can manifest experiences into their lives with a shift in consciousness.
Sure, the current human experience is a very hard one. It's not easy, and for a soul to thrive here means they are very strong, especially if they will not quit in their pursuit to follow the call of their heart.
That being said,
I believe if we want something badly enough, through the power of consciousness, we can manifest our own human experience, especially if it is something that's rooted in the desire to do good for all.
Based on all the science, history, philosophy and most of all, my intuition, this is something I firmly believe.
I've been able to be part of a team for several years now, and prior to it, it's what I dreamed about. Being part of a team and having a platform to share information that we'll never see in the mainstream media and to be in a position to bring new ideas and information to the world is all I wanted to do.
I wanted it so bad that it's what I did during school and when I had to work another job. I was always engaged in my passions, yet always heartbroken that I could not go through life solely pursuing what my heart beats for.
But look at me now - I'm doing it...
I had a tough experience waking up to facts I was once unaware of, and on top of that was the normal human experience that just wasn't resonating with me.
What helped me manifest my experience? The first thing was changing my perspective of the human experience.
Instead of seeing it as a slave-like system, and labeling it as that, I chose to view it as an experience. I believe that this short lifetime is not our only one, and that this is my opportunity to "play" within the human experience.
I looked at it as a challenge, and an opportunity to overcome many obstacles.
This helped my outlook on life big time, and instead of taking on a victim role where I felt hopeless and unable to change anything, the very perception of me looking at life as an opportunity is what helped me.
Life is too short to not put forth the effort into pursuing what your heart beats for. Yeah, it's not easy I know, and it's not hard to see why so many people believe it's downright impossible when we have so many other duties to tend to.
Personally, I never perceived it as impossible.
I was willing to die, go homeless, or whatever. There was no fear in me. We even have modern day science conforming that factors associated with consciousness, like thoughts, feelings and emotions, can actually affect our physical material world.
If you believe it's possible, it is. If you don't, it isn't...
The last thing I would say to you is that it's not going to be easy, and will provide your life with a number of challenges/opportunities for growth.
The joy lies within the journey itself, not within the ends.
Just imagine, if human beings created an experience where all of our needs were provided for.
As mentioned above, we have more than enough potential to do so…
What would we do with our time? It's simple, we would explore, contemplate and discover. After all, that's our natural state from birth, until we are told how the world works and what we are to do in it.
We've been brainwashed for so long and taken out of our natural state that it's really time to create a human experience that resonates with all of us, and what we and all life are meat to do, and that's thrive.