By Caitlin Johnstone
January 21, 2020 "Information
Clearing House" - We all showed
up naked, slimy and clueless in a world of
inexplicable sensory input we couldnít make
head or tail out of. We were then taught
whatís what by people who showed up under
the exact same circumstances a blink of an
The amniotic fluid is barely washed from
our tiny naked bodies before we find
ourselves in a marriage and a day job,
staring down at a small pair of eyes looking
up to us for guidance.
This is not a good environment for
developing mental sovereignty, the ownership
and authorship of your own cognitive
relationship with life.
Stepping into the world as a small person
is like stepping completely unarmored onto a
battlefield with live ammunition flying in
all directions, except instead of bullets,
On one side of the battlefield youíve got
your family with rifles and side-arms firing
their stories about whatís important in
life, what the world is like, how people
should deal with problems, and what society
ought to look like.
On another side youíve got teachers and
preachers armed with shotguns spraying
buckshot about the beliefs that various
power structures want you to have about your
experience on this earth.
On another side youíve got the
advertisers, armed with machine guns,
hammering anything that moves with
narratives about inadequacy and problems you
never knew you had.
And, raining bombs from above, youíve got
the mass media propagandists.