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There's a concerted effort by the system to have fewer and fewer people willing to speak their mind as time goes by.
If you're walking the path of the Incomparable Expert, this is a dangerous thing to submit to. It's death from the inside out.
- What will others think?
- I'd hate to offend someone.
- What if they don't like me after I say it?
- We just don't say things like that around here.
- I don't want them to feel inferior.
- What if they think I'm [INSERT SOME HORRIBLE LABEL PEOPLE MADE UP TO BUILD DIVISION].
You could describe this as the spread of some type of chronic political correctness sickness or something. That's certainly a logical way to see it. But if you view it that way, then I don't think you get the lesson or a clear idea about what to do about it.
If you look at everything the system creates: school, religion, money, credit, corporate entities to "limit liability..." all of it is focused on ONE thing:
If we follow the rules, someone else will come and save us or protect us.
When you realize this is a lie made up and perpetuated over thousands of years to control everyone and everything, then you have a choice.
You can either continue to believe the lie or you can move through it to something real.
Speak your mind. Own the consequences.
Self-responsibility is not the disease, it's the cure.