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Day 328: Desiring Success In A Unsuccessful World

Success, a word, that to most is imbued with feelings, hopes, desires, wants, jealousy, competition, greed and secrecy. Most of us, in some way or another strives to be successful. We have defined success as having money, having a nice house, having a fruitful career, having perfect children, a perfect spouse, an interesting life and many friends. We have thus defined the word very much in relation to our external reality, and, very much as a individual point of achievement. It is seldom that success is used in the context of nations, groups of people, collectives, or with the entire world as the recipient. Success, thus, in the modern western world is something we reach alone, that we hold unto, and that becomes our currency in the survival game that we play in the system of money.

I find it interesting that it is so easy to loose oneself in this game of success. Until I began my university studies I was well protected from this game. It is fascinating to look back at how I was back then. My decisions then were in many cases based on what would be suitable and effective for me as a person. For example, when I went into hobbies, or pursued interests, it was most of the times not done from within a starting point of wanting to impress anyone, or to achieve recognition, rather it was something I did for and as myself, because I enjoyed it. However, when I began my university studies, I got to see and get involved with the game of success more closely; a game that is played with what careers we have, how much money we are able to accumulate, who we know, where we live, and where we do not live. It is a game of competing with our achievements, where we try to become better, so that we can feel valuable.

Thus, to some extent, I lost myself in this game, because gradually it became more difficult for me to see what I wanted to do, and what direction that would be the best for me, and that is because, in each and every process of consideration, a fear was intersecting: ‘What if I will not be successful?’. And thus I would gravitate towards certain career paths, and lifestyles, that I knew were considered, by the greater mass, as desirable. However, in this, I lost touch with myself, and with what I saw as a future for myself – or – I became more acutely aware that my life direction was very much determined by the input of others and not so much a self-directed decision as to where I want to go and what I want to do with myself in this lifetime.

Hence, the solution is the redefine success – this word is obviously not limited to having a efficient career, having access to money, and being popular, it is much more. And within this, what should also be looked at is the question as to whether it is possible to lead a successful life, FOR REAL, when the majority of human beings live in conditions of squalor. Is it successful to have a fuck-load of money, and spend that on things that interest us, while people exist in dismay all around us? I would say it is a extremely limited form of successful, and rather a form of narcissism – where we only care about ourselves and cannot give the slightest of fucks about anyone else.

How should success be lived for it to be real? For success to be real, it must be lived in consideration of others, it cannot be this single, desire driven, inner momentum, where we ONLY care about our own achievements, and disregard what consequences that might create in the lives of others. Further, real success cannot be something that is only existent on a personal level, because there is as well, a interpersonal and a existential level to the word success – where we are able to bring through this word into living not only for ourselves, but for the we interact with on a daily basis, and for the world as a whole. Hence, success is a word with great potential, but that has become severely limited, due to how we have defined it in the context of how we FEEL and also created a form of success competition between each-other – instead of understanding that – on a personal level – we all have our individual points of success. For one, success might be to develop a deep and fulfilling intimacy with himself – for another – success might be to push himself to become as an efficient and capable athlete. We cannot label people according to a limited ‘one size fits all’ idea of success – as that will only cause us to compete with one another. Success on a personal level is always unique and that is something we must embrace.

In my next blog I will continue to expand on the word success and find a fitting redefinition.

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Let it Fall Where it will Fall — Implications of Unconditional Love

So, I will in this blog dissect a youtube comment from a spiritual person and I will through this show how the ‘live and let go’ attitude of the light and love gang, is in-fact detrimental and harmful to earth and it’s inhabitants. The belief in ‘letting another being find his own way’ or ‘whatever makes your boat float’ as ‘unconditional love’ is actually not love at all, as I will reveal.

See – if you simply accept and allow people to do whatever the fuck they want to do – we end up in a world that is as the one we live in today. A world filled with abuse, bullying, deception and suffering.

So, let’s take a look at the comment now.

“[…] I help people everyday through talking to them and allowing them to come to their own conclusions – a true teacher allows their students to learn in their own time with only just a little guidance from those older and wiser than them. […]”

Aright, let’s begin.

Firstly, the author of this comment says that he allows his students to come to their own conclusions. Sounds so nice right? Like a real nice dude that let’s you think, behave, and exist in whatever way pleases you. But, let’s look at the implications of such a statement. If a student comes to the conclusion that he would like to rape women, murder them and bury them in a forest – is this then okay? The spiritualists would like to have you think that it’s okay, because apparently you must love everyone, respect their beliefs, because apparently everyone will find their own path to the truth – my god, such fucking bullshit.

I mean, look at where this bullshit belief and lived out behavior of unconditional love has taken us. We’ve accepted and allowed the world to be infested with parasites called capitalists, criminals called politicians, murderers called businessmen, terrorists called kings and queens, slave masters called teachers and judges – and in this process we’ve rendered the world completely useless as a supportive and habitable home.

And why has it become like this you might ask? Because we’ve given room for evil to exist, in our apparently benevolent stand wherein we’ve said ‘let if fall where it will fall’, we’ve become perpetrators to the extinction of life from the face of the planet earth. In our apathy, in our cowardice, evil has become the one principle by which people live and exist, as is seen by the fact that starvation, slavery, poverty, child-abuse, violence in the homes, alcohol, drugs, disease and death are common events in our world. Where did the real benevolence go? And what is real benevolence? Could we somehow have avoided reaching this point at which we find ourselves today, wherein each day is a struggle and fight for survival, because each and everyone has been taught and instructed since childhood to compete and raise themselves towards the top at the cost of others?

Obviously this could have been avoided. If we would have lived the realization that what I accept and allow another to live out, will eventually come and bite me in the ass, as neither him nor I is separate or apart from reality, instead we share it collectively. Thus – what I accept and allow the collective to live and exist as will also influence and have an effect upon my life and experience of myself.

So, if I accept and allow people to come to their own conclusions, mind-fucking myself to believe that I am apparently doing something good for them, while clearly seeing that their conclusion doesn’t support themselves or anyone else, I am in-fact creating hell, as I accept and allow evil to reign instead of common sense.

Thus, spiritualists and unconditional lovers – hear me. Let go of this bullshit called unconditional love, we need to stop being passive, apathetic, so gotdamn nice and respectable towards each other and instead show that there is a line that shall not be crossed – and that is the line of doing towards another what you would not have liked to be done unto you – which is abuse and bullying.

To learn more about the principle of what is best for all and how to live and apply this principle in a actual and practical way – check out desteni I process.

Until next time!