In the world of Facebook, I have redefined myself as a Developmental Strategist. Just as the onset of computers required the niche market of people who can repair them, my niche market seems to be understanding how we can get past fear.
Fear is what drives billions to religion looking for answers, but what they don't realize is that the logic embedded within their sacred texts folds back on itself over and over again, with the resultant effect being a classic presentation of the Stockholm Syndrome.
This captor-bondage is seen everywhere the Bible and other "unquestionable" books persist, as only in this psychological scenario would anyone defend a deity who murders hundreds of millions of people, including tens of millions of infants and young children, and somehow pass himself off as the hero of the story and not the greatest terrorist that ever lived. Likewise, the concept of hell projects this same idea.
But understanding how to address this at the global level takes a fractal or multi-causal approach. It has nothing to do with the separation of church and state, as the basic instincts and assumptions of ancient societies are embedded in every part of our current "modern" society.
There are Constants, Assumptions, Variables, and the resultant Effect of those three that combine to describe the CAVE from which we came. From that CAVE, are easily predictable patterns that continue to be repeated and have been projected through humanity for thousands of years.
To override this, the Laws of Patterns and Influences must be clearly understood, and they are easily described here:
The First Law of Patterns and Influences:
"The pattern that is most often repeated in a society becomes the most influential"
The Second Law of Patterns and Influence:
"While the most often pattern MAY take credit for some of societies greatest advances, it MUST also be the very first place we look in assessing large scale problems and issues that seem otherwise "impassable."
This is also very similar to the laws of advertising, if you will, for the more people that drive by and see "the sign", the greater the influence the advert will have on the population.
The impasse that the Bible has presented to humanity is that it clearly violates the Second Law of Patterns and Influence. It demands that it take all credit for advances in civilization, yet it refuses to undergo the same level of scrutiny itself, making it an unhealthy obstacle and a developmental disability.
My history involves believing for 30 years that "god" had called me to be a missionary, and after 38 years of being very firmly embedded in this alternate reality, I realized it simply does not work. It has no warranty division, no mirror, and no empathy.
The "straight and narrow" in fact exhibits the exact same visual pattern as tunnel vision. It is an occlusion of perspective caused by fear...and the four main fears seem to be as follows:
1. The Fear of God
2. The Fear of the Devil and related behavioral consequences.
3. The Fear of Change (god himself is defined as unchanging and invisible which are classic expressions of fear and the flight response).
4. The resultant effect of the first three fears perpetuated in the Fear of Things Staying the Same.
I have written a great deal about similar subjects, but because of the sensitivity of these matters and the constant development of my own approach to what I see happening in the world, I have not sought out publishing by any other means than Facebook. I simply do not want to taint these ideas with an obsession for money and the deletion of very critical ideas by editors that probably do not understand them well enough to take that level of authority over me.
Creating a world that works that we will feel proud to hand down to future generations.
I created a Common Treasury by simply opening up an online checking account and publishing the account number and debit card number on my Facebook account. It has no credit line, no overdraft protection, and it only has about $120 in it.
The focal point of this is not the quantity of money, as anyone can take it. The critical strategy is that Occam's Razor still often works. If we all have access to the same account, we create a Hydraulic Society, where everyone operates at the same pressure and same equal power. Depending on how many buy into this, we could easily see a significant decrease in costs across the entire global economic spectrum.
Time was never equal to money...but time is in every way non-refundable. We simply never get it back.
I have published a great many other thoughts and ideas, but only on Facebook as of yet. All of my posts are public.
How I can help override religion as the roadblock to human progress without starting world war.
1. Overriding the stories of religion with alternate story lines.
2. Understanding multi-causal scenarios.
3. Understanding the soul: the part of us that wants to matter.
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