Think For Yourself, Please!

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This time last month, I wrote a piece comparing the term Enlightenment in Eastern and Western context:

https://fradesh.medium.com/enlightenment-eastern-vs-western-e137d74cc27d

I initially thought it was a futile comparison. But now that the content has basked its time on the winter sun, I have come to realize that comparing them was a great thing to do.

The reason: Every passing day proves to me more and more — Enlightenment in the Western sense is more important than Enlightenment in the Eastern sense.

Yes, I know there is a gang of neo-spiritualists ready to assault me or even worse, mock me for this statement:

Westerners do Yoga…Mindfulness is trend. Even our President does it…We know the absurdity of reasoning…We have been there, done that…And this fool from the eastern fields says his own culture is unimportant. What a fool! He doesn’t know what he has. The grass sure is green on the other side for this nincompoop!

But guess what, I don’t care what they think. Because if they think that way: They are a weak thinker!

MORE IMPORTANTLY THOUGH:

I do not care what you think because I think for myself and can justify why I think the things I do. And I say — THE Western Term Enlightenment is important than THE Eastern!

That is: Spiritual enlightenment might be necessary, but NOT BEFORE THE KANTIAN concept!

I have said the same thing twice without giving a reason. Allow me to do so now:

If you do not have the ability to think for yourself, you will be a minion of not just the Spiritualists but of Merchants, Ministers, and worse: even the childheaded influencers!

And Forget enlightenment: They will feed you bluegrass in the name of Soma!

Look at the world around you today. Look at everyone: (including me) selling themselves like shoes in a cheap store! And do you know how we’re all marketing ourselves? — By projecting a perception that we are doing the best thing to do! Yes, eastern spiritualists too!

And do we know what all this has resulted in? — We are confused. We think everyone is correct and so are getting kicked around by other enterprisers like a damaged football in a large field. (That’s where the grass is actually green!)

We have no clue on what is correct and incorrect. Everyone thinks he is correct: every single pathetic human soul in the marketplace!

THIS IS WHERE THINKING FOR YOURSELF BECOMES NOT JUST A PRIVILEGE — BUT A NECESSITY!

If you haven’t got this ability, then you are either:

  1. A MINION OR
  2. A football

You are either a minion of some sad and sorry system of thought — or worse: a football of petty-minions!

Look around the world today. These are the most lethal poisons we have got around:

  1. Ideas dependent on Algorithms
  2. Over Saturation of Mediocre thoughts
  3. Other Misutilized AIs
  4. Fake News
  5. Uberambitious Billionaires
  6. Politicians fighting for survival

Each of them, lethal enough to pipe us off a cliff.

The world is getting crazy. We are being attached technologies we didn’t ask for: In our wrists, hands, pockets, homes, offices!

We are being supplied content we can’t even judge upon! Content of falsity. Content of ordinary minds presented as extraordinary. Content of praise and glory. CONTENT THAT WILL PUKE THE INTELLIGENCE OUT OF YOU ONE DAY!

It’s all crazy.

The last thing you want to be in all this is — a hymn singer of an Ambitious Billionaire.

We have reached to a point where you will be robbed of your entire mental and financial wealth by an enlightenment guru without ever teaching you what the SELF even means. And you talk about the glory of Eastern Enlightenment! They will make you buy a Tesla. That’s what they will do!

Talking about Tesla, I am on the verge of vomiting seeing all those glory posts of its owner. Aren’t you? And why is he so glorious? — Because his minions cannot think for themselves. If they could, then they would have seen the monster behind the veil and shoved him off before his horn even emerged!

But the fault is not his. He is encouraged by the abundance of ordinary minds here on Earth. He and his breed will continue to be as long as sheeps continue to breed!

It’s all getting out of hand. It’s all complicated:

IF YOU CANNOT THINK FOR YOURSELF!

You don’t really know the impact of dependent thinking if you are not from a society like mine where people still rush to a temple instead of a hospital whenever they have an accident. (Not literally of course!)

DO YOURSELF A FAVOR: SEE THROUGH THINGS. SEE THEM YOURSELF. USE YOUR OWN BRAIN. SEE THROUGH THE VEIL. EXPOSE THEM NAKED. TAKE OVER. RULE OVER YOURSELF. DON’T BE A MINION. STOP BEING A BLOODY FOOTBALL.

and then only: Seek the Eastern sense of Enlightenment. THAT TOO, ON YOUR OWN!

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Writer. Thinking, Experiencing. Mind-Life-Humans-Cosmos. Subscribe to me via email. More at https://fradesh.com |

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Adesh Acharya

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Writer. Thinking, Experiencing. Mind-Life-Humans-Cosmos. Subscribe to me via email. More at https://fradesh.com |

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