Stop Consenting to your own subjugation.
I mean, only if you want to, of course.
I’m certainly not suggesting it’s imperative—obviously not. (In any case, I never give advice—only suggestions.)
Capitulation is absolutely an option.
That’s the point of consent: it’s a choice.
Yes, coercion is real. And you still have a choice.
Is there a knife to your throat? Probably not.
But even if there were, you still have to choose.
How we respond to the events and encounters and experiences of our lives—every gesture, even—has an effect on the overall unfolding of the universe of our existence.
Self-responsibility and an awareness of how we are generating, building, and allocating our energy is key.
If you’re feeling at the mercy of the world; put-upon, or aggrieved by your circumstances, try on the thought that you can decide to find the position of power in every single instance.
Power is openness, curiosity, wonderment, energy, appreciation, love, and right-action.
Impotence is contraction, boredom, strenuousness, disinterest, apathy, avidity, hatred, and evil.
The purpose of psychological warfare is to fracture and destabilize; to establish chaos.
Protest, in the context of psychological warfare, is submission.
Any action that involves soliciting the controllers to grant you the liberty that is intrinsic to being human and that the overlords have only been able to “take” from you because you’ve fully consented is pathetic.
Protest legitimizes the authority to whom the protestors are appealing for a thing that can’t really be freedom when it’s contingent upon the permission of the state.
Rebellion is a different thing entirely.
Sometimes rebellion is chaotic and confrontational and even violent.
In most cases though, rebellion looks like:
turning the other cheek
giving birth under a tree
raising your family in the jungle
tending to the papaya seedlings
feeding the chickens
resisting the directive to hate
putting the phone down
Stop begging the overlords to grant you the freedom that is intrinsic to being human.