“Honesty’s on short supply and we subsist on mendacities in times of grave crises. We cannot afford such luxuries as truth or common sense in drastic times.”Norman Spineles
they are worse than zombies. they are holier than thouing their willfully blind way through the china shop of your conscience.
The meek shall inherit the earth.
all that the meek can accomplish is be weak
and thus a vehicle for evil.
it’s only the little wild
open their heart a little wide.
We’re discouraged from doing more and more of the things that help us evolve while encouraged to do things that keep us psychologically stunted.
becoming an adult is to arrive at the understanding that you’ll be shamed and punished for your virtues and rewarded and exalted for your sins. that society will not encourage you to be humble and enlightened. on the contrary: it will condition you to perpetuate the ratcheting neuroses and pretense that undergirds it all.
to obey or not to obey. that is the question.
for one: take Henry David Thoreau’s definitive take on the issue:
THEY ONLY CAN FORCE ME WHO OBEY A HIGHER LAW THAN I.
now there’s a great sentence. there’s a great sentiment.
truly. one needs not say more.
authorities mandating masks and social distancing and all sorts of lockdown measures (god forbid: vaccination)—based on spurious statistics and fear-mongering sensationalist narratives—all but activate the dormant gene of civil disobedience in anyone with a functioning conscience.
because them solemn sullen suited goons’re more opportunistic than caring. because they prioritize ‘insurance’ over ‘faith.’ because their law’s ultimately avoiding conflict (besides conflicts of interest) rather than seeking the truth.
but like I said: one needs not say more.
THERE ARE NINE HUNDRED AND NINETY-NINE PATRONS OF VIRTUE TO ONE VIRTUOUS MAN.