Although there have many “isms” to designate the various social systems that have existed throughout history there are basically only three. They are Capitalism, Socialism and Interventionism. We can place all the “isms” in one of these three categories.
Capitalism is an economic concept of civilization that requires the private ownership and control of the means of production.
Socialism is a system of social organization that calls for public (state) ownership of the means of production. The totalitarian state owns everything and everyone’s life.
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Individuals on a spiritual path eventually hear about the virtues of non-attachment and self-denial. Some teachings inform them that desire causes all pain and suffering, which obviously has an element of truth.
Once you become attached to your desires…you ride an endless cycle of alternating pleasure and pain…especially if you’re stuck in the Hive Mind Mentality. The Social Maze becomes a troublesome environment of failure and frustration…with a few minutes of pleasure sprinkled in. Continue reading “Illusions of Self-Denial and Suffering”
The New Year promised us a new beginning. Since time relentlessly moves on, autumn will soon offer us their leaves of red, orange, gold and yellow..and then unceremoniously fall to the ground…dead. Maybe you’re reading this when that’s already happened. Possibly, it’s late winter. You look at a frozen lake…pondering and visualizing scenes of new life born from the bloodless scene of winter. Suddenly, you realize spring patiently waits around the corner. You think “Maybe this is the time…that power transfers from members of the elite to the individual.
As your thoughts sink deeper and deeper… Continue reading “Conquering the Evil Forces of the Elite”