“We have lost all Common Sense, in Pursuit of Happiness”
This is a comment on yesterday’s video which sums up the problem we have created for ourselves within this capitalist ideology and reinforcement of self-determination and individual rights, and the human being ‘an end to himself’ where we have forgotten that: no man’s an island and that no amount of money in the world would be able to materialize the work that only human beings working together are able to create, and that it is functional at the moment due to coercive means that we’ve accepted with statements like ‘Having to make a living’ and ‘Life is a Struggle.’ No society would be functional, no enjoyment, no freedom, no-nothing. However, we are living as if we truly were doing someone else a ‘favor’ for paying them to do us a job, instead of realizing that we simply would not be able to exist as we do now if people weren’t forced to do all the jobs that the majority of the people with more than enough money would not place themselves to do, and their money sets the rules, and their power is the one that dictates – this is the relationship of power that we have delegated to Money and this is how it is said that
‘Might Makes Right’
Money became the conditional aspect of our Natural Rights, this means that we have no access to water, food, education, health care, housing or clothing if we have no money. And of course, this also means that Our Happiness is dependent on money too- this debunks any idea or belief of ‘self determination’ or ‘free will’ or ‘free choice’ because, if you have no money, no matter how much might you add to your prayers, food won’t appear on your table. However those that have more than enough money then focus on pursuing Happiness, which is linked to an excess of money that enables the individual to indulge in luxuries and items that are determined to then help build/construct/ maintain and exacerbate the Individual, the Self, the special and unique being that now seeks to have a proper status, make a name/brand of himself, get the most success in relationships and business or any other endeavor that creates within him the Experience of ‘Power.’ This is what we have entertained ourselves with, why? Because:IT FEELS GOOD. This is all about realizing how we have come to define our lives according to Experience, which is why:
Pursuit of Happiness = Mind Experience where No Common Sense Exists
As everything else we’re walking in this blog, Words as Concepts and Actions can be Redefined toward a Best for All Outcome, however for the purpose of explaining the problem, we’ll leave this equation as it currently exists.
You reading these words are subsumed in a world where marketing has become the actual political power since we make more decisions based on ‘How a product/service makes us FEEL’ and how this new Item will make us ‘Look Expensive,’ instead of making decisions based on living principles, certainly we were not even aware of such Principles such as buying that which is necessary to live and that which will support our living expression as Life, not as a consumerist bot that builds up a self image to be well regarded in the relationship-trading market. Our lifestyles include conveniences like 24/7 always open supermarket where all our needs can be satisfied at any given time. But, who cares about those that have no access to such readily available realm of goods and services? No one cares, we haven’t cared, otherwise we would have become diligent enough to ensure the creation of a world system based on Living Conditions that honor each other individual within the recognition of them being ourselves as well, and we haven’t done that.
What will it take for us to understand that we cannot thrive unless we care for each other’s happiness?
As we’ve explained, our Rights stem from Morality which stems from Power, which means separation, abuse, struggle. This is how we’ve become so idiotically used to ‘Fight for our Rights’ when We must be the ones that Ensure that No ‘Might Makes Right’ equation determines how we live. Such condition has made us all accept a hierarchical system where the fittest, the strongest, the mightiest is the one that tells the story, sets the rules and has the ultimate say on whether the majority lives or dies, and we believe absolutism was a thing of the past? Well, no. Totalitarianism still exists today where our rights are not a Readily-Given Right, but are only available if one gets to have access to money to have them. This is worse than any other war that has taken place in the world, an ongoing silent war wherein we deliberate have left people to starve, just because they have no money, no right, and no might either.
“Morality would take one into a state of mind of only taking into consideration MY Opinion, MY View, MY perception/interpretation and how that makes ME Feel; when in a moment/direction/decision – there’s A LOT more involved/to consider than one’s own Mind Experience, and so the extent to which, consequentially, one Miss so much that is in fact involved with Decision making and Directive Principle in a Moment.” – Sunette Spies – LIFE-Regulation Practicality (Part Three): DAY 308
Why do we have to ‘Pursue our happiness’ and not have it as a natural living condition created by/stemming from the configuration of a social system based on living in equal-rights and responsibilities for all?
Why have we accepted to strive and struggle as ‘the way the system functions’?
Why have we become so selfish to only seek for our own stardom, specialness and amassing of wealth while cynically ‘neverminding the rest’?
Change begins within by considering Happiness as a feel good experience that is only bought with Money, hence the declaration of Independence of the greatest promoter of Capitalism in the world- The United States of America – has set the ‘trend’ on how to move people’s emotional and feeling side as a force in itself to direct to sustain a system of money/greed/desires/power and generate the perfect conditions to Never Question why such happiness was not a readily given Human Right, and why instead we became so infatuated with How we look, How Others see us, How we can Improve our Reputation by owning more property or building a sculptural physique that could be also auctioned at the greatest bid for our own security to maintain such wealthy-living standard. It should be plain obvious that it is absolutely unsustainable to maintain this type of individual dreams multiplied by billions and expect the Earth, the system in itself to not crumble down to pieces. Our desires and wishes and dreams are the actual reasons to go to war, since Might makes Right and a Righteous Nation will use words like ‘Democracy’ and ‘Freedom’ to justify bombing entire countries for the sake of establishing an arbitrary control over other’s lands and population. And this is based on securing people’s pursuit of happiness, manufacturing and scheming pseudo terrorist threats to generate a moral standard of ‘fighting back to not look like a coward’ and justify the millions of lives that are usually lost in such magnanimous type of occupations as it is happening with people in Iraq and Afghanistan.
This is how each one’s desire to ‘be more’ and ‘be happy’ becomes an Excuse for the people we have voted for that are In Power, to decide an expansion of one’s power or ‘defense’ – depends on the biased eye you want to use to look at things with – and wage war against countries that happen to be significantly resourceful in oil and other natural resources wherein the God given right to ‘Defend’ yourself or spread ‘Liberty, Democracy and Justice’ generates the divine access to invade and destroy some other country’s lives in the name of providing enough Happiness for people back home. And this is what we have become: a series of unsustainable desires that justify wars, the extinction of animals, natural resources, slave labor, free markets and lack of social services to all that haven’t precisely achieved their happiness. This means that all the feel good driven self-experience to be Happy overriding Common Sense to Support each other as Equals Must have its beginning and end within the individual.
We Understand the level of hard-wiring that we all have wherein our entire education at Home and School has been about ‘Only caring for ourselves’ care about our own interest, our own dreams and happiness. We are not denying such dreams here or plunging yourself now into suffering or ‘giving away all your stuff’ to know what poverty feels like, we’re simply asking each one to take into consideration how Your Dreams can only exist if someone else is left out of that possibility in equality. That’s the basic polarity we have to become aware of: for some to win, others have to lose – there can’t be no ‘two winners’ within a system designed to enslave some to be left as losers to be the ones that build another’s dreams and wealth. This is the Power, the ‘Might’ to Correct, Align and Self Forgive in order to Demonstrate that the actual Power is of the People, By the People and that means All in Equality.
If having money ‘feels great’ then why not making the simple decision to make everyone happy/feel great by granting them the right to have equal opportunity to live in such comfortable well being that money provides? We are in fact only making everything more complicated and difficult the moment we agree to ‘pursue’ our happiness which creates competition, stress, rivalry and hatred among individuals we can instead decide to stop such separation and learn how to work as equals. That’s what we would want for ourselves, so let’s give it to all equally as well.
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LIFE-Regulation Practicality (Part Three): DAY 308