To be an intellectual really means to speak a truth that allows suffering to speak.While we rail, complain, bitch and otherwise voice our
- Cornel West
dissatisfaction with America's current state casting blame on a multiple of perceived sins, it is rare that one sin we fail to confront is our own complicity
in how we got here. Why is that?
Every governmental/corporate transgression we say pretend to be enraged
over only results in more governmental/corporate transgressions.
We seem still to suffer from the illusion that if we can convince enough
people to vote our way then all will be well. When nothing can be further
from the truth as the upcoming election will prove. Nothing will change as evidenced by the video here. There is no white knight in shining armor!
Their is only you and I!
Following are 8 steps taken from a post by Brandon Smith at Alt-Market.com entitled, How To Defeat Tyranny. Comments and emphasis ours.
Rule #1: Stop Waiting For Others To Fight The Battle For YouIf you want to put an end to totalitarianism, you can’t sit around waiting for other people to solve the problem for you. The greatest downfall of any political campaign (even when led by a liberty minded candidate) is the centralization of popular focus on a single man. There is no knight in shining armor coming to lead the Liberty Movement to the promised land. These unrealistic expectations will only end in disappointment and nihilism. The solution starts not with others, but with YOU. Where do you contribute to freedom? What actions have you taken? Who have you inspired? What ideas have you offered? What project have you organized, struggled for, sweat for? Take the reigns of your own destiny and finally join the fight instead of perusing the internet longing for a guru to hand you a mission.How can you bitch, if you can not say your tried?