I love this writing. It is so progressive in a way that is mostly unheard of, in all of society. Obviously racism is an acquired taste but it can come to us through our DNA or telepathically too. Sounds crazy right?
There is nothing I can say at this time in response to your writings, that will be heard clearly by some, because we are all victims of our own thoughts and emotions. Thinking supports and in some cases creates division. In the immortal words of Robert Anton Wilson, “The thinker thinks, the prover proves”.
I will plow ahead anyway, because my Ego demands it. (I have spent 40 years thinking about the Holocaust and other tribal conundrums.)
Division is the tool of Fascists and “deniers of the now”. Division is a natural outgrowth of tribalism and resource protection.
Like your praying, and unconditional love Judo techniques will dissolve division, there are a few other mind experiments that help to lead us into the cure for Wetiko.
We need a psychological revolution where most of us realize that there is no us or them. The dark side in all of us must not be ignored.
Here are a few of my favorite “facts”, that help me realize that my mind is programmed too. (I am only 50% Jewish and 50% Mennonite, but hey Mennonites were persecuted too. http://www.dw.com/en/lutherans-reconcile-with-mennonites-500-years-after-bloody-persecution/a-5837683).
- Stalin killed 20,000,000 of his own people. The Japanese Killed 6,000,000 Chinese, Indonesians, Koreans, Filipinos, and Indochinese, among others, including Western prisoners of war. In total over 60 million people were killed, which was about 3% of the 1940 world population (est. 2.3 billion). World War II fatality statistics vary, with estimates of total dead ranging from 50 million to more than 80 million. So maybe some people don’t understand or remember that Jews have a very long history of being hunted down and enslaved and persecuted and Genocided and because of that…they feel that Jews have too much of a say in feeling sorry for themselves? I am always looking for a psychological reasons for why Humans act like dumbasses somebunotall of the time.
- Whites and Jews participated and profited in the enslavement and genocides of American Indians and Blacks during the conquest of North America.
- All North Americans at least, enjoy cheap gasoline and jet fuel consumed at the cost of the Earth’s health, and the destabilization of the Middle East to insure strategic access to said oil reserves with the net cost in human lives of say 1,100,000.
- War is good business.
- Banks loan money to both sides of any war.
- From ancient times, there have been accounts of Godz speaking to Human Kings about their responsibilities for invading foreign populaces and killing as many or their “Enemies” as possible, with said Kings even asking God “Why do you want me to do this? These people are not our enemies”.
I will leave us with this:
We stand on a razors edge and we have been here before. We can take this moment and evolve past the urge of tribalism, and false resource scarcity myths, or we can slide back into the cycle of Boom and Bust that results in global self annihilation.
If we can look inside at the shadow in out souls, make friends with it, and see our participation in all the good and horrors of this “Global Society”, then we can evolve past it, but like you said, our very DNA is programmed to do the opposite, so, “It ain’t easy until it is”.
How do I get to Carnegie hall?