We live in a world built on purpose to distract you, cause you to be dissatisfied with your life, so you’ll feel sorry for yourself, relinquish control, and spend money and remain complacent.
Something happened about 20 – 25 years ago, something not obvious, something few are talking about, but something very dangerous and fundamentally challenging about how our culture views “truth.”
It always happens, you’ll be right there in the thick of it and without warning cutting corners will start to “seem smart.” Fudging the truth will seem to be the right path. Situations will arise that will cause you to consider a path out that disregards the ethical ground you were certain of previously.
When was the last time you saw someone fight the good fight just because it was the right thing to do? When was the last time YOU fought the good fight just because it was the right thing to do?
Once manipulation begins to creep in, regardless of intention or purpose, cracks will form in the foundation of trust. Cracks that become real problems, cracks that will eventually erode the foundation entirely.
The sad reality is that we often sacrifice the truth and replace it with weak, easy lies that fit with our predefined view of reality. We like what fits nicely in our dark echo chambers.
There are some that really believe the crap they are selling. You know the type, TOTALLY full of it, AND actually, believing what they are saying. Sometimes it’s simply a matter of saying it enough times that they start to believe it’s true. Sometimes they are just a bit delusional and can’t differentiate between truth […]
It’s right there. The easy choice is always right there, ready to be grasped. It always seems to present itself as the obvious choice, the easy choice, which for many makes it the “right choice.” Except it’s rarely the best choice. Sometimes yes, the easy choice IS the right choice, but it’s not often. Starting […]
There are very few things that last forever, very few. Truth lasts forever. Once truth exists, it always exists, it never becomes untrue. (yes yes, I sometimes know context or situations change i.e. it’s true your not low on gas in the car today, but after a week of driving that is no longer true). […]