The force with which you live your life very much imitates the depth of feeling held regarding liberation. Those who consider themselves to be tightly shackled will not move around much – either figuratively or physically. They will tend to conform – only going places in their minds and with their bodies that are “allowed” or “suggested” by the ones doing the shackling.
A glance at the population gives you a clear picture of which ones of us are in fact unchained. If we take this vision to an extreme – it will show us something quite disturbing to accepted belief systems.
Those among us labeled “crazy” are perhaps in a very real sense the freest of all. They follow none of the rules. Entire industries have grown up around conformity, subjugation, ownership and obedience. These would be our schools, judicial systems, police forces and governments. Each upholds the idea of a specific state of being, level of loyalty, body of answers or behavior as mandatory for acceptance into polite society. Continue reading