Very Aware Spiritual Rant!
Rant on, Peakster! Excellent delineation between taking responsible action or being seduced by the numbing effects of debilitating and isolating belief systems and over-spiritualization. It’s a very real world around us we can’t hide from by trying to explain it away. Some straight loving insights here to chew on.
Sharing empowering information as much as possible is one such course of protest and activism. There are many more. Gaining conscious awareness should be anything but debilitating but instead spur to massive change and action. But beware the many pitfalls so well outlined here by Dr. Crackers.
What will we tell our grandkids we were doing when they wake up in a totalitarian, militarist dictatorship they were building all our lives?
In the words of Martin Niemöller, a prominent Protestant pastor who emerged as an outspoken public foe of Adolf Hitler and spent the last seven years of Nazi rule in concentration camps:
First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out–
Because I was not a Socialist.
Then they came for the Trade Unionists, and I did not speak out–
Because I was not a Trade Unionist.
Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out–
Because I was not a Jew.
Then they came for me–and there was no one left to speak for me.