"You need no longer participate in a pyramid of information where it's filtering down to you from the scientific, medical, governmental, and military elite, being explained by CBS, NBC, Newsweek, and Time. You can discover, actually, that the adventure of being is not a cultural adventure. It's not a societal adventure. It's a personal adventure. And this is what you really need to be involved in.If you think the world has been on a bad trip since September 11, 2001, you are not alone.
And all this is happening. This is why Shamanism has gained such a hold because it's a metaphor for personal responsibility. And I think we all take personal responsibility for the evolution of our worldview, psychedelic people I'm referring to, take responsibility for the evolution of their worldviews.
But, still, we operate under the shadow of what's right to say about it and what's not right to say about it. For instance, the UFO thing is a cultural taboo, and not believed in by nice, intellectually nice people. It's more of the province of telephone line repairmen, and that sort of slice. But the fact of the matter is that no matter how much it may discomfort drug researchers and UFO people, because each is struggling to gain respectability in an inherently dubious field, but actually I think there would be a fertile advance made if these two groups could talk to each other.
Some people hearing me say that must wonder what in the world I'm talking about. How can a problem of an unidentified aircraft be related to the phenomenology of the psychedelic experience. But, you see, it isn't so much a problem of an unidentified aircraft. It's a problem of not recognizing that the entire spectrum of existence is embedded in a linguistic model that is created by the workings of minds." - Terence McKenna, from a talk in 1984 called "How Evolution Occurs," 30:25 - 32:53.
If you believe that CIA mass mind control did not stop in the 1950s and 1960s, you are right.
We have been taken on a wild ride by our governments, political leaders, and the media organs that lie for them and defend their crimes.
Cultural and political brainwashing is a fact of life in America, the West, and the world in the 21st century.
Below are five reasons why the false, criminal, illegitimate, monstrous, horrific, evil, nightmarish, stupid, absurd, and insane Global War on Terror is a like a psychedelic experience, but experienced globally and collectively.
1. The disintegration of a single global narrative of a single significant event that was experienced at the same time by billions of people from all the world's countries and religions is so bizarre and strange. Waking up to the truth about the 9/11 attacks is close to a religious and psychological experience. The political implications, though profound and troubling, are secondary.
If your mind is not blown by this world-historical fact that has repercussions in every area of modern life, from the political to the deeply personal, then jump start your brain with cables and activate your dead mind. Comprehend the awesomeness of this unique and evolutionary moment in the history of humanity and human civilization. We are living in wild times.
2. McKenna said that psychedelic experimenters take "personal responsibility for the evolution of their worldviews," and this characteristic is shared by 9/11 truth activists. The unraveling of the big 9/11 lie forces individuals to end their outdated worldviews, and rethink how the American government really functions.
It requires a radical change in one's perspective of the world and one's historical sense of the political development of the U.S. government since the end of World War II to accept that modern history, especially since 9/11, has progressed under the veil of mass deception and government trickery.
3. Much like taking psychedelic drugs in the dead of night, waking up to 9/11 truth is an act that helps individuals to open up his/her mind and think outside the box, embrace the unknown, perceive reality differently, destroy their prejudices, and give voice to unspeakable cultural insanities in their own family and community.
9/11 truth serves as a catalyst for the psychological maturation of the individual, and the political maturation of America and many other countries.
The political process of communal truth-telling and the psychological process of individual self-reflection are both brought about by the discovery that the official 9/11 story is a lie. These two processes overlap with each other and contribute to a shared transformative cultural experience in which individual human beings can spiritually connect to a greater societal collective that is creative and social as opposed to coercive and totalitarian, which is desired by the political and economic elite that engineered the 9/11 attacks.
4. Man is a star gazing animal, so it startles us when we learn that collectively and globally we have had our face in the mud since September 11, 2001. We're startled because we can't believe it is possible that man, who is a spiritual and divine being, can tolerate the mud of totalitarian lies and government evil for such a long period of time. Alex Jones gave voice to this same feeling in his radio broadcast on January 29, 2012:
"It's hard enough to get the general public to look around them and realize that they're in the middle of deep space on a planetoid with incredible opportunities and wonderment all around them. It's hard to get them to look up from the dirt long enough to do that. But when the system sets everything up to keep them looking down in the dirt, that's a crime against humanity." - Alex Jones, "The Nwo's Revolution Against Humanity Just Hit DEFCON One," January 29, 2012.5. Aldous Huxley and McKenna both said that the dissociation of one's personality is triggered after taking psychedelic drugs on multiple occasions and with serious intent to grow and to learn rather than just for fun. The same psychological transformation occurs when a person wakes up to 9/11 truth and radically changes their political attitudes and beliefs as a result.
This is a positive and fulfilling process, but not many people are up for it. Throwing out your core beliefs that are the building blocks of your personality and guide your decision-making requires extreme courage as well as a great deal of humility.
Seeing other people change their beliefs about 9/11 and learning about their experience helps individuals to come out of denial and undergo the same shift in perspective about the traumatic event. The Internet has enabled many millions of individuals to become aware of contradictory information and evidence that disproves their core beliefs about historical events and the objectives of their governments and leaders for the future of their society. McKenna said:
"I really think the Internet is the tip of the evolutionary iceberg. In other words, people are waiting for Jesus to come, they're waiting for the flying saucers to bail them out, they're waiting for Earth changes, meanwhile, the Internet is here. The Internet is more life-changing than an alien invasion, far more interesting than an Earth change. It's here. Information is power, and it's the power not to build but to dissolve what has been built, dissolve the boundaries." - Terence McKenna, from a YouTube video called "Terence McKenna talks about 2012, the tree of life & worm holes."The Internet is the bonfire of our time, and television is the cave from which we depart in order to learn more about our cultural, social, and political environment. It is not an exaggeration to say that to censor the internet is to curtail human evolution.
Media censorship and government mind control go hand in hand in the modern age of mass politics, mass media, and mass murder.
The political advancement of the masses depends on whether or not the facts get to them in time. Most often, cruel and totalitarian regimes in the hands of a tiny power elite are able to suppress the truth of their evil crimes until their final collapse.
Author Tarra Light wrote in her profoundly powerful, inspiring, and timely book called "Angel of Auschwitz: A Spiritual Memoir of Forgiveness & Healing":
"Before the gears of the Nazi war machine began to turn, the truth became the first victim of the Third Reich. To governments that control with fear, the truth is the enemy of the state. Propaganda, censorship, and mass mind control produce homogenized thinking conforming to the will of the Controllers." (Light. 2009. Angel of Auschwitz. Frog Books: Berkeley, California. Pg. 187).I will pick up on these themes and ideas in a future article.
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