For the first time ever, humans began disentangling themselves from egoic
consciousness on a mass scale, suddenly using thought as the useful tool it’s
meant to be rather than the life-dominating addiction that it had become up
until that point. World leaders not only permitted this transformation but
actively facilitated it, realizing from their own encounters with this new
revolution that humanity relinquishing its egoic mental constrictions opened up
the possibility for the creation of paradise on earth.
As we became less egocentric, our values and interests changed. This led to
changes in the way we vote, in the kinds of media we chose to consume, and in
the kinds of ideas which were popularized.
This set the stage for the next level of human evolution in the arrival of the
internet. For the first time in history humans were able to network their minds
all around the world in real time, by the thousands, then by the millions, then
by the billions. Our harmonious relationship with our inner world suddenly
segued smoothly into the ability to develop a harmonious relationship with our
outer world, no longer confined by space and time in sharing ideas and
information with each other.
With clear minds networked in a truly democratic way we were quickly able to
identify and solve all the remaining problems in our world, and we saw ourselves
transitioning into a collaborative relationship with each other and with our
ecosystem which gave us all a quality of life that had been unimaginable up
until a few decades ago.
Now, here in 2019, all human creativity and ingenuity goes toward finding new
ways to help us survive and thrive and understand. Technological innovation,
once mostly stagnated in the cognitive cul-de-sacs of figuring out new ways to
exploit and dominate each other and commit more efficient acts of mass military
violence, is now flourishing and expanding at an exponential rate. We have
indeed created Heaven on earth together.
that was just a dream I had.
It could have gone down like that. There’s no reason it couldn’t have. Maybe in
a parallel universe it did. But, here in this timeline, it didn’t.
Here in this timeline, the people in power wanted to remain in power thank you
very much, even if it meant making life worse for everyone in the long run,
Here in this timeline, we had all the medicine we needed to cure our sickness,
but we were forbidden from using it.
Here in this timeline, plutocrats bought up all the media so they can tell us
every day how important it is to continue bolstering the status quo, and that
the only thing up for debate is what strategies we should use to do so.
Here in this timeline they got us dependent on money, and then devalued it to
ensure that we’re working harder and harder for less and less so we have no time
to expand our consciousness of our inner or outer worlds.
Here in this timeline psychedelics were made as illegal as heroin or cocaine,
and their use was stigmatized as a dangerous activity for criminals and
Here in this timeline, control of the internet was quickly shored up by
plutocratic interests and government agencies, and traffic is now directed
toward authorized platforms sharing authorized narratives which bolster the
status quo and manufacture consent for establishment agendas.
Here in this timeline, we had all the tools to escape this prison, but they were
taken from us and replaced with more prison bars. Taken by people who were more
clever than the rest of us, and who had enough money and influence to shut the
whole thing down.
For some weird reason I found myself watching a spiritual guru-type guy
discussing his political views on a video yesterday, and, like most spiritual
guru-type people, his view of our political reality was highly malnourished. He
kept talking about how all our problems are the result of humanity being deeply
unconscious, and how that unconsciousness leads us to elect deeply unconscious
leaders. Like “elected leaders” are the ones calling the shots. No mention of
plutocrats, opaque government agencies or propaganda; the only problem,
according to spiritual guru-type guy, is that we’re all equally asleep at the
wheel and all equally responsible for what’s going on.
Spiritual guru-type guy is wrong. Humanity is not sleeping. Humanity is in an
If our society had simply been permitted to progress along its natural
trajectory at a natural pace and to use the innovations that we’d discovered in
a natural way, we would all be wide awake by now. The psychedelic revolution
would have continued and matured and grown into adulthood instead of being
murdered in its infancy, and our exponentially increasing ability to network and
share information would have coupled with our mature consciousness to build a
deeply awakened society that benefits every living creature on this planet. That
would have happened, and it is only because of the unnatural interference of a
very few deeply unwise people that we stayed locked in the matrix, now faced
with the looming threat of near term human extinction.
This is a crime against humanity which far surpasses all of the most egregious
atrocities in any history book. What these people have done to us, what they
have taken from us, what they have twisted us into, is an offense so profoundly
evil that it cries out to the heavens for vengeance.
The good news, if there is any to be had, is that there are still more of us
than there are of them, and that all the tools they took from us are still there
to be used if we care enough to take them back.
A woman once had an LSD trip in which she realized the illusory nature of the
separate self, seeing clearly that she’d been living in a dream world her entire
life up until that point. The effects of the entheogen wore off, and she
convinced herself that it was just a pleasant drug high. She made herself forget
it, plunged herself into her career, got a promotion, got a husband, got a nice
two-story house in the suburbs at 4.5 percent interest, got some kids, and got
plenty of stress but whatever there’s always wine.
Decades later, after finding nothing but suffering along her chosen life
trajectory, she began thinking about that LSD trip she took way back when. She
began wondering if maybe that strange, sacred experience had been real after
all. If, maybe, it was the only real thing that had ever happened to her.
That’s kind of where our whole species is at right now. A door opened up in the
sixties which was very quickly and violently slammed shut, and now there are
independent flickerings all around the world of that strange, sacred light that
still shines under the crack of that door. We still have the ability to open it
up again. We’ve only got to want it enough.
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