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Reclaim Your Mind

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Recently, after watching the hottest TV show – Power, it dawned on me that I started thinking like the main character – Ghost. I thought violent thoughts, and I wished I had a ‘bad’ girl as my spouse. This phenomenon made me realize that most of our thoughts are not ours because our thinking is mostly shaped by what we watch, the people we associate with, the books we read, and the songs we listen to.

It is true that if you want to control people, you have to control their minds because the mind influences our actions. The elite know this principle, and for this reason, they constantly pump negativity into our minds through movies, songs, and the News hence making us to constantly dwell on negative thoughts and emotions.

Anyway, the way we think has also been shaped by the society. We often think like our friends, neighbors, and close relatives because thoughts are infectious. This similarity in thinking often makes us take similar actions. For instance, most of us buy trendy stuff because a large percentage of people think that a person’s stuff determines his or her social status.

With this in mind, it is clear that most of the decisions you make aren’t yours because you make them based on thoughts which are influenced by the media and society. This understanding made me realize that even our shopping decisions are not ours as they are determined by advertisements. Why do you prefer Coca-Cola to Pepsi? Is it because Coca-Cola is better, or is it because you have watched too many Coca-Cola advertisements that made you believe Coca-Cola is the best drink?

We usually think we are free, but we are on autopilot because we are thinking exactly the way the elite want us to think. If you want to notice how your mind is on autopilot, try meditating. While meditating you’ll also realize that you often attract the opposite of what you want because your mind always thinks about the things you don’t want.

If you want to think thoughts and take actions that align with what you truly want, you must gain dominion over your mind. You must determine what you think because your thoughts eventually affect your decisions and actions. You must reclaim your mind and restore it to its true nature.

The true nature of the mind is to dwell in the present, to think about the future only when necessary, and to think about the past as a guide for the actions to take in the present moment. The mind was not meant to dwell on worry, anxiety, and doubts because it was primarily meant to help us achieve what we want through creativity and positive thinking.

Therefore, reclaim your mind because doing so will enable you to think in accordance with your goals hence making it easy for you to achieve them. Besides this, you will be able to stop your mind from doubting or fearing when you want to make risky decisions.

Instead of being a powerful asset as it was meant to be, the mind has become the greatest impediment to our success. It discourages us instead of encouraging us when we want to take risky actions that will massively change our lives. It makes us doubt and fear even when we want to make positive changes.

Therefore, we must control it and make it our slave because it’s the most powerful asset we have. It can release magnetic forces that enable us to attract our deepest desires, and it can affect our inner peace and happiness levels.

With this in mind, you must reclaim your mind and make it work for you, and not against you, and for other people. You reclaim it by practicing observing your thoughts, discouraging poor thoughts and encouraging thoughts that will help you make good decisions and take the right actions that will lead you to the life you want. Also, you can reclaim your mind by practicing meditation because it helps you control your thoughts. Lastly, you must read and watch personal development books and videos to make your mind to only think thoughts that will make you grow to your full potential.

‘Reclaim your mind and get it out of the hands of the cultural engineers who want to turn you into a half-baked moron consuming all this trash that’s being manufactured out of the bones of a dying world.’ – Terence McKenna, American Ethnobotanist & Mystic.

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Sin Is Overrated. There’s Nothing To Worry About Sin

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Sin is believed to be any action that’s wrong according to God’s laws.

Ever since religion came into existence, people have feared doing some things because their religious leaders and gods consider them sinful. People believe God will punish them if they indulge in sinful activities.

I believe the concept of sin is overrated because I don’t believe in the existence of a Supreme Being that creates laws and forces people to obey them. I also don’t believe in a God who is Love but still creates a burning place meant to burn forever, those who disobey him. The only God I know and believe in, is an Infinite Intelligence that created the world and rules it silently and gracefully.

This Infinite Intelligence as I know it, is mysterious and no one really knows about it. Everyone guesses its character but no one really knows how it looks like, how it works, and where it came from. For this reason, I don’t understand how some people concluded that this mysterious being wrote some laws and considered sinful, any action that disrespected these laws.

Medieval religious leaders were responsible for popularizing the idea of sin. In these ages, the church was a dominant power, and it used the idea of sin to limit people’s actions so that it easily controled them. It informed people that God wanted them to avoid killing, while it killed thousands. It burned to death hundreds of people who didn’t obey its rules. The church thus prevented people from doing the things it did.

Besides this, some of the things the church claimed that God hated were not really ‘sins.’ For example, I don’t believe adultery is sinful. The Ovahimba, who allow husbands to offer wives to visitors, and the Maasai would support me, because they allow tribe members to perform what we call adulterous activities.

Mugambi Nandi writes, ‘If a Maasai wished to avail himself of the matrimonial benefits of his mate’s wife, all he needed to do was call on her while the husband was out, plant his spear outside her hut, and the woman would be his for the night as long as the spear stood its ground.

Is it then sensible to argue that the Maasai and Ovahimba are sinful folks? Can we claim that they’ll never see ‘heaven’ because they perform sinful activities?

Anyway, besides adultery, I also think stealing is not sinful because if I get hungry to the point of starving to death, and no one is willing to give me food, I will have to steal food. Trust me, you might also do the same thing because you are wired to deeply care about your survival.

Melody Fletcher, in Why It’s not Wrong to Steal, writes, ‘if you and your family were starving to death, and there was a loaf of bread sitting on a shelf by the door of the supermarket. Your hunger and fear of death would compel you to take the food. Your survival mechanism would step in to protect you.’

Therefore, even though we consider stealing wrong, our bodies are designed to do anything for their survival, and they might force us to steal food when we are starving.

Considering these facts, it’s foolish to conclude that The Creator created rules and claimed it was sinful to go against them. Sin is overrated. It was just an idea created to limit your actions.

For this reason, never ever think God will not bless you because you just sinned. God blesses everybody regardless of whether they sin or not. ‘For he makes his sun to rise on the evil and on the good, and causes rain on the just and on the unjust (Matthew 5:45).’ The Creator neither judges nor does ‘he’ care about your sins.

However, The Creator designed the world in a way that your actions will always have consequences. For example, although stealing is not sinful, it attracts a scarcity mindset. And even though adultery is not wrong, it might make you a sex-addict.

Therefore, although there’s nothing to worry about sin, always know that your actions have consequences. But, don’t avoid doing some things because you think they are sinful, but avoid them because you want to respect the society’s rules. God will never punish you for sinning because The Creator is a non-judging Infinite Intelligence, and SIN IS OVERRATED.

Man is too small, too limited in outlook, to pass judgment on things that are divine. He has no right to set up his human values against the values which the gods hold.” – Henri Frankfort. The Intellectual Adventure of Ancient Man

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Forgiveness Is Overrated

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“Forgiveness is overrated, some things will never be okay and can never be forgiven –and I’m okay with that. Resist pressure to forgive something you can’t find and shouldn’t. Forgiveness won’t set your free, but being real about how you feel will.”-Yaya Ky

Ever since I was a kid, I’ve been advised to forgive whoever hurts me and forget what they did? However, when people wrong me, I find it hard to forgive and forget. Besides this, I realized that those who advised me to forgive and forget find it hard to do so. I, therefore, questioned forgiveness and realized it’s overrated.

Although I doubt forgiveness enables you to go to this place Christians call heaven, I firmly agree that forgiveness has several benefits. Forgiveness eliminates resentfulness, promotes inner peace, and allows you to focus on what matters. For this reason, forgiveness is a good thing. But is it easy?

The so-called religious folks usually preach forgiveness as if it is an easy thing to do. They want you to forgive those who wronged you immediately and forget what they did.  In fact, they want you to pray for them and help them when necessary.

I totally agree with praying and even helping those who hurt you because this enables you to be at peace with them. However, I don’t think it’s necessary to do so. I believe you only forgive and pray for these folks when you are ready. You must not force yourself to forgive because you think it’s the best thing to do. Forcing yourself to forgive is pointless because you’ll still have negative feelings towards a person.

You can’t just easily forgive someone after he kills your mother, rapes your cousin, and eats your dog. It’s hard, and it’s okay not to forgive this person as long as the lack of forgiveness does not affect your inner peace and your ability to focus on what really matters.

Never think that you’ll never move on if you don’t forgive someone because you’ll do so as time passes. Time heals wounds. Moreover, never ever think that Infinite Intelligence/God will judge you for not forgiving. God’s way of thinking is higher than ours, and God does not care whether you forgive or not. In addition, God is not like us; God is a spirit which we know nothing about, and it’s thus stupid to claim that this Spirit demands us to forgive those who hurt us.

I’m not advising you to hate those who wronged you. I just want you to know that it’s okay if you are unable to forgive someone. I know religion and spiritual teachers have made you feel bad about yourself for being unable to forgive.

It’s good to forgive, but forgive when you feel in your heart that it’s time to forgive, and you’ll never have negative emotions towards those who wronged you.

One thing I must also tell you is that, even though you might find it hard to forgive, never ever wish bad things to happen to those who wronged you because you’ll feel bad when good things happen to them. Besides this, remember that whatever you wish for others, you wish for yourself.

Lastly, stop thinking about those who wronged you and work hard towards your dream because when you live the life of your dreams, life will be so good for you that you won’t find the time to think about those who wronged you.

‘Forgive and forget? I’m neither Jesus nor do I have Alzheimer’ – Agnieszka

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