Choices and those who have the power to influence those choices are a very critical component of our day-to-day living.
Then there is high-powered manipulation.
It is true that the manipulators can come in different forms, different shapes, different voices and different forms of beauty and ugliness or some shade in between. Or the manipulators can come in the form of multinational banks that convince us that more credit is better and that a line-of-credit can be taken out against a mortgage as you have accumulated “equity” in your home and that the minimum payment is appropriate and with the power of mass media, those manipulators can even sway our minds that this is great mathematical logic.
And those same manipulators can not only sway a small group of people but can extend their power to towns, villages, cities, nations and the whole world and even cause the collapse of entire economic systems like in the European nations.
And even more high- powered manipulators can convince us that war is needed to create peace, and weapons of mass destruction are essential to maintain stability amongst the nations, and some races are superior to other races and class systems are perfectly normal and that skin color is a deciding factor in our destiny.
The biggest fear is that sometimes the manipulators are so pretty and beautiful and convincing that the manipulation becomes a way of life and people accept it and after a while do not even see it as manipulation and it becomes part of the lifestyle and culture and carried on for generations. And in those cases there really isn’t finality like the Guyana Jonestown massacre, because the manipulation is even greater and powerful and it becomes transparent and invisible. It becomes an inherent part of our life.
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