“The problem isn’t civil disobedience. The problem is civil obedience.” Violence is not necessary in civil disobedience. All that is required, is for us to think for ourselves and stop doing what is wrong and start doing what is right. Something can be legal and also wrong and immoral. What can we do? Stop putting our energy and money towards corporations and political systems that destroy and plunder Nature and the people and start putting our energy and money into local community and endeavors that protect and co create with Nature. It’s hard to open our eyes to the horror of the world and if we don’t do this, it will keep growing until we can no longer “not look” and are swept up in it.
The link at the bottom of this post comes from Exopermaculture. Wow, it is powerful! People only have to release themselves from a lie. It has to be taken back to the place it was made to undo /transmute the lie, the trauma, the belief. Where was the lie made? When was it made? What went into making the lie? Religion is not the problem. Racism is not the problem. Poverty is not the problem. The lie is the problem and how it was put in the mind of the victim of the oppressors. What is the lie? The lie is that some people (government, ruling class, corporations) have the right to rule over people and be immoral and do immoral things. This is the lie.
One of the quotes from this video that stands out the most for me is this one….”Being proud of being a law abiding citizen, is like being a slave that is proud of doing what ever their master says and getting praise for it.” The speaker says “ew!” after this quote. It does feel “ew!” when put that way.
It’s not all that difficult, says Larken Rose. All we have to do is remove the foundation stone of the cemented in belief system that has us all in a pickle. That is the belief in authority. …
Source: Larken Rose on Anarchism: Learning How to See with New Eyes