The power of a thought to get itself accepted in the marketplace is worth little if the market is full of lies and deceptions.
The “normalcy” of human society is actually dysfunctional.
So how much worse will it be when that “normalcy” turns into abnormality? Indeed, it’s hard to say that something got “worse” when it was already so bad to begin with.
The last thing mankind will understand about their existence is the obvious, because even though the answers were available all along,
what actually needed to change was people’s mindset.
People only know how to see with their eyes, not with their minds. But almost nothing has obvious boundaries. What about all the stuff you can’t see with your eyes? Are you just going to ignore that?
The scientific “revolution” was meant to challenge vain traditions and empty faith, particularly a faith in religious superstition. But today, Enlightenment ideas like “reason” and “science” have flipped into their opposites. Science and technology have become so pervasive and distorted that they’ve turned into a new type of theology.
You can ignore reality if you want, but you can’t ignore the consequences of ignoring reality.
This is the media: indifferent to suffering, insensitive to joy.
All of life is reduced to the same common banality.
War, murder and death are all the same, like bottles of beer, with the daily business of life being diminished to a melancholic comedy.
There seems to be a conflict of interest between that which is highly viewable and that which is highly illuminating.