In this series, we have looked at the harm that is caused to all of us by our unspoken agreement or contract that says we will not expose each other (outside certain things we have decided are no-go zones, such as murder and the like) and will just keep quiet and allow a lot to slip under the carpet. We have also looked at the fact that this contract, where we all agree to be less than true, and less than what we all actually could be, keeps us all down.
And why do we put up with it? The answer is because it actually suits us – because we know that if we bring the truth, it can cause disruption and it can mean that others target us, and we do not like this. So for the sake of our own comfort, we say a big No to truth (sorry Truth, not this time), and a big Yes to our own self-comfort and maintaining the status quo. The true result is that we all live in a society that operates at a mundane, function-only level, which strips out the true joy, vitality and beauty we could have and share if we all decided to bring our all. Continue reading “Stepping out in front of the crowd – Part 4 – The bigger picture”