It hardly matters how we describe it, we live it and by all means it is on our side. It tells us the truth and the only one that counts. We have been, since we were youngsters, prepared to receive it; it was never a promise, it was there and now, it is totally revealed. Nothing, absolutely nothing is more precious than freedom. Our liberty stands naked before our eyes and frustrated as we are, we don 't know what to do with it !! We all want something different, something novel, something never seen or heard of before. Heaven can wait. We want freedom and well right here and now !!
But why do we compromise ourselves in obtaining what we really want !? Why would individualism, egoism, ambition, materialism, autonomy be bad things !? We take no longer any giving decision for granted; no longer has the majority power over us all; there isn 't no law so right that it can 't be changed....let's vote and again and again and again. And like it was magic everything suddenly vanishes into a hole of conservatism, tradition, solidarity and security. Most of our thoughts and ideas fall suddenly flat out on the floor_ saying nothing doing nothing, no question is ever asked and never there is an answer. All what is left is a bundle of principles, a mechanic that all what seems to be wrong, left or right, white or black, all what could be doubtfull, all what is not serene, all what doesn 't belong, makes you dizzy, carries you away,...razes to the ground. For there is no doubt that we must end all conflict and in the eyes of politics, far more fundamental end all suffering linked to our quest for freedom.
Politics set out to be those points of interest whereby we comfortably lives our lives of luxury, no threats, just a rage for being the best, the first, be the real thing on top, waltzing over everybody and everything in obtaining perfection. We are indeed unaware of how politics controls the system, terrors our minds with bureacratic rituals and shifts THAT which was for all of us, to a more exclusive level. Health care, yes...but then just for the ones who can affort it. Education, only by the means of strong tuitions ( since you invest in yourself). Pensions and benefits, only ensured if YOU saved enough. Knowledge, no longer ' free ', but the territory of a merciless war for ' intellectual ' property. Housing, real estate market conditions exclude rent from ' social ' disturbances. Public transport, the bus is for losers !!!!
Todays religion is neo-liberalism and the prophets are profit, efficiency, individual satisfaction, flexibility and rationalism; it is a religion that presents itself as free from all religious thoughts, tradition, conservatism and from all what is old and taboo. A pure fantasy !? Our own survival first !! The drive and focus that every man has to maintain himself in the world of today is a natural given. Me and me alone claims the maximum satisfaction for my needs, immoderate, totally and NOW !! So, nature's cruelty leaves me no choise than to choose for the EGO_CRACY (ego-grazy !?). I am my own eg(c)o- system, although finite, but not hopeless, empty, lonely or poor. I live in my own splendid sunny isolation, what the reality outside my world stands for is part of my suitable indifference, where with I displace all sickening aspects of society, eliminate all and everything I don 't wanna hear or see.
Egoism !? Hard !? Ruthless !? So much openess demands respect, don 't you think !? The One-Me-Idea- system is very beautigul and works perfectly, in strenghtening and with increasing my ' week- ties ' I get more novel ( important) info than if I should read the papers or watch the evening news. I let go of all what is secured, buttoned, strapted on and linked to and what has become opens up unknown possibilities. I no longer read what is empty as it was a dead, dark waste land, but I venture myself in building up. If all fixed values are in some way crippled, dragging themselves to the exit than it is time for me to act. I can create my own values; I will embrace life so passionate that I will defend my choises untill the bitter end.
And is it disturbing that this indeed seems to be the rule of today's society !? I don 't think so !! Life isn 't about facts, but all about possibilities. There is no final conception, no hard lay down definition ! Do we not know, now, that life without fantasy and imagination is a truly dull waste of time !? Imagination, innovation, personal and individual commitment provides notion of essential new ideas, show us new worlds of style, necessity and quality, or let us see our own world in an absolutely exceptional new perspective.
Egocracy isn 't about walking the sideways, but all about breaking ol' sticks, of pullin' off the warn out layers of traditional time, of deliberately challenging law and order to split stones. You must_ and can _ always show yourself, always exposing yourself, have no shame, arm yourself with yourself to confront the world with what and who YOU are !! Don 't resist to the idea of BEING YOU !!!
[Blunderov] I'm still grappling with the equation itself and it seems quite an attractive one. But doesn't it run into the incompleteness problem? By this I mean that the moment you describe a pattern that descibes reality you immediately create a new description which falls outside what was originally described and thus does not contain all of reality?
Hm, i am ignorant indee of the fact that Ego- cracy should ever work! But Ego- cracy does contain in my view all of reality. It is not that it lacks a truth- value today that it should be false in its appreance/ consequence. By that I mean, that Ego- cracy in the name of progress seems the next step to be taken. Of course, we can debate upon the fact that progress really holds inside. Maybe we are heading to our downfall. And maybe we are heading that way today. Consider the next comparision. If we take our social networks as being like the stars, natural evolution ( dark matter/ individualism ) pushes the stars further away from eachother; gravity ( family / friends....) holds for the time being the whole things still in place, bur in the end all will collapse. The stars will stand so distant that even their light will never reach us. Extreme individualism will push our differences and our common desire to live free over hte edge of the planet.
In the end ther will be no community in the real sense of word, left in any language. Like in the universe all the light will dimm and vanish. No knowledge, no one will ever speak about it, no history will be written. But for the here and for the near future_ within the concept of Ego- cracy there will be a place for history, for the natural order of ( past) generations. Of course the more the community as such drift away into individualism and the more people will live on their own private island, the more of the daily tellings / stories will be lost, and of course in such a matter you are right, the more of our words are lost inti oblivion, the more of reality is cripples.
The terrible end on humankind goes without any saying. And thus indeed each individual will create his own new description of things and it will fall outside what was known as reality, but what he will describe shall be ' his reality '.