If I had to put a label on my politics and I was being 100 percent straightforward about it I’d probably call myself a “satori populist” or something. I believe humanity wins by awakening from its dysfunctional relationship with mental narrative and moving into enlightened collectivism.
There’s nothing establishment power structures can do to prevent humanity from doing on a mass scale what it’s been doing on a small scale for millennia: shifting from a dysfunctional relationship with the mind into a healthy one. That door is basically unlocked and unguarded, and is likely to remain so.
We’re at an evolve-or-die point as a species, and we’ve been seeing individuals make this shift in consciousness for thousands of years, so we know we have that potential in us. This is constantly overlooked, but it has far-reaching political implications.
The fact that a shift in consciousness to a radically more healthy relationship with mental narrative is (A) a thing, (B) attainable and (C) apparently becoming more common might be the most overlooked factor in analyses of where we're headed as a species.https://t.co/N900MEHeOe
— Caitlin Johnstone ⏳ (@caitoz) September 20, 2019
You can call this impractical New Age crap or whatever, but is it really more impractical and unrealistic than believing human society can be drastically restructured for the better without such a shift? Or believing we’ll be saved by greedy monopolistic tech oligarchs? Not in my opinion.
Me, a naive idiot: The world can be saved by a mass-scale shift in human consciousness into a healthy relationship with mental narrative.
Smart, realistic person: No that's stupid and impractical. The world will be saved by monopolistic profit-chasing tech oligarchs.
— Caitlin Johnstone ⏳ (@caitoz) July 15, 2020
The only way to have a truly free and healthy society is for humans to freely collaborate with each other and with our ecosystem. The only way to have this is via a people’s movement out of egoic consciousness and into an awake relationship with reality.
Rugged Individualism Cannot Save Us. Only Enlightened Collectivism Can.
"What we need is not just our healthy impulse to collaborate, but to collaborate in a wise and intuitive way that is not manipulated by the propaganda narratives of the powerful."https://t.co/5eK3uR2mcB
— Caitlin Johnstone ⏳ (@caitoz) July 21, 2019
Will we get there? I don’t know. I do know that the potential for such shifts is in us, and can emerge in the most bizarre and unexpected ways imaginable.
The unfortunate reality is that nothing we’re doing works. All our attempts to change the global status quo have failed, and no human societies are operating with the degree of collaboration with each other and with the ecosystem necessary to avert the existential hurdles which face us.
But the door to a mass-scale awakening remains wide open, and looks increasingly more achievable by the day. I see many signs that it’s happening already, completely indifferent to my intellectual babblings about it.
I Reckon We Can Win This Thing
"I mean the whole thing. Winning it all. Actually getting out from underneath the bastards and beginning to function as a healthy organism on this planet."https://t.co/mFrCXpafPi
— Caitlin Johnstone ⏳ (@caitoz) June 14, 2020
So how would one be a “satori populist”, or whatever you want to call it? Simple. You just do what you probably do already: work to expand public awareness of what’s really going on in the world. But also, additionally, you work to expand consciousness of what’s going on in you as well.
Real Revolution Means Expanding Consciousness, Both Outwardly And Inwardly
This is my best attempt so far at explaining our plight, our best shot at addressing it, and where we appear to be heading.https://t.co/3lkyCKvnDo
— Caitlin Johnstone ⏳ (@caitoz) June 30, 2020
The consistent trend over the last four years, and this year especially, has been an accelerating pattern of expanded awareness. Awareness of government tyranny, police state oppression, electoral corruption, mainstream media lies, etc. This will likely keep accelerating.
2020 Is The Year The Unseen Becomes Seen
"Everywhere you look, the common thread across all plots and subplots of the story of 2020 is revelation. The movement from the unseen to the seen, from the unconscious to the conscious."https://t.co/4eTK5cWzM5
— Caitlin Johnstone ⏳ (@caitoz) July 14, 2020
Information and awareness will likely keep expanding with increasing speed, regardless of what establishment power structures do. It’s out of their hands now. It’s in the hands of ordinary humans. This can’t avoid expanding our consciousness inwardly, too.
We can’t know what this change will look like, since becoming conscious of the previously unconscious is by its very nature a movement into the unknown. But at this point, what the hell have we as a species got to lose? We either make the jump or we go extinct.
I say floor it.
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