Controlling Consciousness

in #hive-1223154 days ago

Understanding ourselves is truly a crucial factor in solving our problems. If we don’t understand the factors of consciousness that led to our current situation, we won’t know if we will or won’t be repeating the same mistakes. Finding solution requires properly knowing the problem and the conditions we don’t want to have.

At the root of our self-inflicted large-scale suffering is a lack of self-knowledge. We, in general, don’t know enough about consciousness, how we operate, what motivates us, how our minds and emotions drive us to do what we do. The knowledge of how we function internally gives someone an advantageous position to exercise control over others who are ignorant of themselves. Others do have this knowledge and understanding, and they have been using it for millennia to manipulate and control our behaviors.

We buy into many things we think are good, or decent, or acceptable as a way of life. Politics, banking, war, etc. If we think we’re getting something out of it, we’ll buy into flawed, poisonous or immoral systems. The sellers of this bullshit have part of the blame, but so do we who buy what they sell. We live according to the deception, but we don’t want to take responsibility for having created it, or continuing to sustain it.

We want to point the finger and have someone else take responsibility for the problem, for someone else to take responsibility to solve our problems for us. We are abdicating our personal responsibility to learn the truth about the condition of our world and how our behavior has contributed to this condition. People run from the responsibility of knowing. They don’t want to know. They want to keep buying into the bullshit being sold, because they don’t want the burden of knowing about it or trying to do something about it.

Knowledge can raise consciousness up, or used to keep consciousness down and manipulate us. The knowledge we lack (ignorance) can serve to enslave us, and it is. Manipulation of consciousness is also known as mind control. Knowledge of mind control methodologies empowers us to prevent being manipulated, while ignorance disempowers us and favors being manipulated, deceived, fooled, tricked, duped, conned, scammed, screwed, bamboozled and hoodwinked. To be empowered to make better choices, the right choices, and live in harmony with truth then we need knowledge.

Society at large is showered in mass mind control programs. We are conditioned to believe things from our upbringing, from those around us who themselves have fallen prey to the manipulations and deceptions. We accept the normalized condition around us as the way things need to be. We pressure each other to conform to the normalized acceptability spectrum of our conditioned way of life. Few will critically evaluate what our way of life involves. We just let it happen and keep it going, willingly.

2020 has shown how strong the social conformity pressure is when fear takes root in consciousness. There are even people who consider themselves awakened. How awake are they really? I consider the ‘woke’ fad to be another level pf social engineering that again diverts attention away from core fundamental problems that continue to be ignored. Time and energy is being diverted to fight minor issues or manufactured issues that only exist as a result of false perceptions.

Fundamental belief systems are programmed into us which we take into ourselves as truths, make part of identity and worldview, and then we live, behave and act in accordance with. That’s the world we have and continue to create. It would behoove us to think more and reflect upon what we are and what we have been doing.

There are general characteristics or qualities that are associated with one hemisphere of the brain instead of the other (rational vs intuitive, planning vs creative, etc.). These qualities can be use together or separately. Some are better suited in some situations, while others are better suited other situations. If you want to go on a trip, you plan where you want to go, not usually just take a plane anywhere. If you want to create something artistic, you might have some planning of what you want to do and where you want to end up, but you will use creativity to come up with something new.

Related to this are some negative characteristics that can occur when qualities of one hemisphere are said to be dominant in an individual. This isn’t to say you can’t have characteristics of both imbalances, which many of us do. An imbalance towards the left-brain type of thinking or being can lead to developing dominator tendencies with a “master” mentality, where control over other people is desired and acted upon. This leads to being dominating and responding with physical aggression when others disobey.

An imbalance towards the right-brain type of thinking or being can result in obedient tendencies with a “slave” mentality, where one follows orders, having addictive tendencies, or develop feelings of self-loathing or unworthiness. With a focus on feelings, imagination, etc. has the emotional brain dominate. One can be a slave to their emotions running the show, or promoting an inability to discern truth/reality in favor of what they want to believe to be true. A positivity focus and passivity or pacifism can also develop where one doesn’t stand up for themselves, contrary to the left-brain dominance of someone being too aggressive.

The world is currently operating along this polarization, where many (if not most) fall either into the slave-driver dominator mentality, or develop the dominated slave mentality, or both. Influencing people to fall into this dichotomy is favored. Those who understand how to manipulate and control consciousness can control both types of people this way. Someone who accepts authority and the dominator mindset can be a master over others and still have a master over them that they obey. Look at the government, police and military systems to see this play out.

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Knowledge comes with responsibility: what do you do after you know things? What do you do with the "known"? Usually the answer takes you out of the comfort zone, therefore this is why people prefer not to know. Because acting like we're not accustomed goes against our program. An interesting thing is that once the mind has been exposed to knowledge, it can't go back to what it was. So in the end, it is a matter of exposure to those things which will lead to some behaviors. Just like in a dark room. You work out the negative until you get the result that you want. Unlike the negative though, we always have the possibility to escape the dark room through knowledge. Only that some have been conditioned to think that the dark room is the only room that there is. And this is how we reach to consciousness

once the mind has been exposed to knowledge, it can't go back to what it was.

Indeed you can't unknow something, but you can ignore what you know and make use of it. Eventually knowledge can fade and have less influence, and you can even forget. It's happened to me and then I come across something and I'm like oh yeah I knew this too but from many years ago and I forgot, or it's influence in my recollection was diminished to the point I never recalled it when thinking about things.

Sure, we have in storage so much information that the useless one gets tossed away. I just wonder about the impact that these tiny influences we have stored deep down have over our decision making. We like to think that we are the masters of our fate, sailors of the mind ship, but decision making is heavily influenced by our secretely stored information/biases. Most of the times they elude us and we can't easily access and wonder why is that stored. I particularly wondered about this after I've read a book called Thinking fast and slow by Daniel Kahneman and I was just stunned of how "unclean" is our decision making in regards to external influences.

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You're right: the polarization increases. i also agree with what you said in a previous article: people have blind trust in false knowledge. Here are 2 repeated question as i received no answer:

  • What do you think about time?
  • Do you think we have all the time in the world to help people be conscious of our reality?

Yeah sorry about that, I don't often go through my posts a second time after going through the first time to respond to comments.

Some suggest time exists as a thing in itself (like a tachyon in Star Trek), I don't see it that way, but it's possible. I see time to exist as a reference. It's a measure of change in existence. If everything was at absolute zero, or reached entropy, then nothing would be moving, and you would have no reference for time to be present and it wouldn't exist. We don't have all the time in the world. Life is relatively short.

You're right: We don't have all the time in the world. Considering this, What's your opinion about effectiveness? How can we be more effective in helping people be conscious of our reality?

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well done. I have been noticing how politics of left is becoming more polarized as well as the right.

both sides can't even fathom how the other believes what they believe.

by traversing both sides I've found much about both sides to loathe and see no chance either will work towards the good of the people.

and both sides 'censor' horribly to avoid any sort of free thought that might go against the grain.

we have no choice in america, and perhaps none in all the world of politics as both sides are played by the same force.

every year I get the undeniable impression who the winner is, and that it could only be that.

while they continue to take freedom from those that are willing to give it.. for protection from demons created by our leaders.

maybe this time people will snap and wake up. but they are ooo so careful to avoid that.

woke vs theGreatAwakening .. both sides think theirs is the answer to 'save the world'

the real answer is we must save ourselves.

each of us must take responsibility for cultivating our minds to be free.

The far political spectrums are imbalanced indeed, but even the regular ones are imbalanced. The original Liberal in the US was more on the right in philosophy, but the party was shifted or hijacked and the Republican party into being to uphold the abandoned principles. But it's all pretty much bullshit now :P

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I like the part where you say we gotta take responsibilty for what we unconsciously create everyday. Some of us not all dont want the truth because it means they have to change. Who better to know then yourself!

Indeed, if we don't know what we are doing, then we can't possibly change it. Awareness is key.

This is a good thought provoking post. I like to balance rational left with peaceful right. It doesn't seem to be exclusive.

Indeed it's not one or the other.

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You start with reason but then you jump to conclusions which are not based.
Better focus on a narrower issue. In the end of this article I found my self asking? What are saying and why should I think thats true?

You start with reason but then you jump to conclusions which are not based.

Can you elaborate? I don't see the word reason used once. I don't follow.

It makes a lot of sense that understanding self is important (reasonable).
The separation to master and slave though interesting looks to me a bit arbitrary.
It would be nice to have reference to research or another article. Without any ampiric base it sounds like a conclusion which might convince but can all the same be just a madeup theory.

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A bunch of spam copypasted from elsewhere with a google picture someone else made.

If you link some proof of this, I'm sure it will be flagged as abused and downvoted

What I mean is that after reading regularly for several weeks, it has become apparent to me that this material was copy/pasted from somewhere else, like an article or report written for a college course or something. I'm not claiming that this is plagiarized from another writer, although that's a possibility.

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