Beyond Intentional Oblivion: Why Now?

Quick Introduction: If you want sugar-coated spirituality, please go somewhere else. The challenges for most folks can be summed up by one or more of these storyboxes: The Diseempowered Fenimine Self-Distrust and the Arrogant Masculine Wearing Masks Destructive Alliances **************************** Most people simply are not yet ready to listen to what follows here. Are you fed up enough with ongoing tolerance for the status quo to be open to considering very different ways of moving beyond it?   As we move well in to 2015, one thing can be accurately stated about the vast majority of  the so-called civilized world: We are in a state of collective intentional oblivion. Intentional, yes. Chosen. We pretend to be unaware of what is right in front of us because we do not trust ourselves to successfully deal with it.  We just pretend that the state of our world is something more pleasant than it really is. Some of us have bought in to the New Age silliness that if we just visualize a more harmonious world, it will happen. Most of us have the deluded sense—or hope— that thinking will make it all so.  Visualization, when relied upon to change the future is maybe the ultimate spiritual jerk-off.  Picturing a better world in your mind is not going to créate that world, especially if you do not trust that such a world is our destiny. Then,...

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