Dr. David Bohm suggested that thought created most of the problems we experience. Then further thought tries to solve the previous problems we created, by tackling the symptoms of those thought’s. In ancient Egypt, the god Thoth (Thot) brought farming and tools to man. If this Thot was a mode of consciousness, only describable as a god-like
Other people create all the problems in society as a means of perpetual toil (some create the work for others), then like some kind of odd behavioral fractal, continually treat ever decreasing symptoms rather than the initial problem. Divided by class, landmass, religion, heritage and perhaps even shallower divisions, the varying slight differences are treated with sometimes extreme levels of contempt from the top down.
This dis-ease appears to be the will to join perpetual toil, attempting to heal the symptoms of the previous decades, while all along continuing to make the same mistakes and accepting the finger of blame as a population, rather than observing who is pointing the finger. It is the same people who create the problems.
Problems are created as a means of perpetual toil. The fact it is given negative spin by calling it “a problem” gives those being told the drive to demand ‘a solution’.
If you are brought up with the machine, everything you produce is of, for and by the machine, not you. You become an extension of the machine. The machine being the established system of thought.
The personality has integrated interfaces. If I follow the paradigm, I have a wife/partner/sex-life, house, 2 cars, good job, 2.2 kids, money, holidays and so on. As a result, similar aspirations arise within the personality. A better version of all of the above is usually the next step. This need is perpetual. Growth is perpetual and if not, a person slips back in self-esteem. If enough ‘standard’ things are changed, this can be fatal.
We are in fact an open book.
Impulsiveness, Mobility and Morality of Crowds
The crowd is at the mercy of all exterior exciting causes, and reflects their Incessant variations. The impulses which the crowd obeys are so imperious (over the self will) as to annihilate the feeling of personal interest. Premeditation is absent from crowds. They are racially influenced.
Crowds are credulous and Readily Influenced by Suggestion.
The obedience of crowds to suggestions. The images evoked in the mind of crowds are accepted by them as realities. The images are identical for all the individuals composing a crowd. The equality of the educated and the ignorant man in a crowd is identical. A crowd perpetually hovering on the unconsciousness, readily yielding to all suggestions, all the violence of feeling peculiar to beings who cannot appeal to the influence of reason, deprived of a critical faculty.
Those following their own path are dragged in to the superficial nature of the collective. Again and again, it demands the seeker, who employs techniques to be at rest and at depth, to resurface and take care of trivial needs and demands made on us by other personalities.
The primary of which is banal conversation. The minds of the parts of the collective are wrapped up in what media sources ooze from themselves. Like moths to the flame they gather together and fail to see how that links them, in real-time, to responses which are entirely expected of them, and can be triggered by events. How involved they get is an indicator of how easy they are to sway.
As the minds are ‘maintained’ in this collective state, they sway with each other, therefore a bandwidth of certain responses can be expected from the collectives individual elements. They know they break quite a few eggs while this process continues. More are breaking day-by-day from the trauma caused by being singled out by the chattering, hateful spider-monkeys called society.
Within the framework of the current and past societal norms, misanthropy is not unjust.
This is where love and compassion are required. Just enough to keep oneself in the middle. This is how you love your fellow humans the same.
From a distance.
The knower and the observer of knowledge are not the same. When you perceive something, it is transmitted by the senses into the mind. There it is projected at something. Awareness.
That burning light of awareness is you and me. Not the self we create ourselves and think ourselves into life with. That is two steps away from you.
In the mid-nineties, the Internet was beginning to stretch itself to more and more personal computers. At that time, there wasn’t initially a huge uptake by businesses, as they couldn’t yet see the possibilities the technology would provide in the future.
At the point, it was functional, in it’s simplest form, like the human mind.
Currently, it also resembles the average human mind because from 4 year-old to 94 year-old, everyone is using it to a lesser or greater extent. Everyone who is using it has had the opportunity to fill their heads with every imaginable truth and lie which could all be perceived as the truth. It couldn’t be further from the truth.
It is dustbin we allow anyone to throw any old crap in-to, and allow everyone to take out from. Why would you do that?
Everyone who uses it beyond a sensible amount is thrown back to the stone-age concerning maturity. Adults seem to be reverting to childish spite.
If you observe the construction of stems and leaves emerging from the main stem of a plant, you’ll notice layers emerging under previous layers. New fresh material being produced internally, pushing and hardening coarser material towards the external membranes to protect the organism.
And it is so with the mind. The root is the realm itself. Next comes the unconscious mind which seems to be the creative area and therefore problem solving using different models and methods while we think it is thought itself producing the results. This is the next realm where you create the objects.
Then there is the conscious ego-mind, believing itself to be the soul purpose of the organism and the main provider of solutions and ideas, it merely kicks around it what it thinks it knows, while the higher functioning brain passes logical solutions down to this rambling fool in the attic to take and make it’s own.
This last layer is an unnecessary creation and otherwise described as “the fall”.
The system, which is required to keep people thinking as a nationally-minded body, needs you to feed it more each time. When people get tired of buying stuff, it collapses. This is built-in stress to avoid giving those who fear losing objects any idea of throwing it all in. There is always a threat to the conditioned “have a home, 2 cars, 2 kids, take-away’s, holidays” and so on. You need to do them to cope, so they are a tax on the stressed individual. While it is sold as a must-have, our kids and theirs will carry on paying the price. Perpetual inflation and more must-have fragments of an ever-more harmful system of thought.
Nothing is ours. Especially not our actions and personalities. Ours is divinity (the absence of things causing division) under these accidentally copied actions and personalities which are the result of a psychological division.
If the unconscious is the root of the conscious realm, then the need to be with others comes from that unconscious knowledge that we already are very alone in the unconscious, and that we will return to that state again at some point.
We all fear the inability to prove that we exist or are alive.