Why I am Losing Heart on this Project

The bubble burst during the last two elections. An epiphany of sorts showed up which causes me to believe that the truth doesn't matter in an election. It is all a pea soup morass of something like the spy vs spy vs spy series in a Mad Comic parody of reality. More to the point it is Pathos vs Ethos vs Logos  in a lap dance before the M$M & the electorate to see how many lies can get your attention & compel you to spew forth your votes & your money. Truth is a casualty of most politics! Who cares about truth in politics when it is all about winning?
     I realize that from a zen perspective people have always complained about their governments & politics - that there is nothing wrong here.
     This is too big a project for one man. The first level even requires that people get present when they encounter the truth & don't run away from it. In my own humble way I have put this project aside for a while to work on myself in this regard.
 

Tags

  1. truth
  2. politics
  3. ethos
  4. pathos
  5. logos
  6. limbaugh style

Comments


Mark de LA says
The truth is that I rarely listen to Rush anymore unless there is something going on in the news that I might want a point of view different than my own.  Most of the time he agrees with me.  Some cases he has an uncanny sense of politics about things but not necessarily the same sense of right & wrong that I do. He travels in different mental circles than I do. True, he is not in the Obamalagnia drinking crowd that you signed up to be in, Seth, but out of polarity some clarity is obtained.


Mark de LA says
seth 2012-12-27 10:53:12 14729
MR 2012-12-27 10:48:28 14729
seth 2012-12-27 10:43:06 14729
a lot of your items under the header of UnhackTheBrain are private ... so they end up being just questions of not knowing rather than informative.
It's an open group. Private means nothing. Sign on if curious.
Well i thought that an open group implied that the password was the same as the name of the group ... but that does not work for me here.
It probably would if this were not a camelcase group name. Don't supply anything.

Mark de LA says
seth 2012-12-27 10:43:06 14729
a lot of your items under the header of UnhackTheBrain are private ... so they end up being just questions of not knowing rather than informative.
It's an open group. Private means nothing. Sign on if curious.

Seth says
me thinks that the first step in avoiding "the robotic polarity" is to stop insisting *only* on your end of it.

Seth says
MR 2012-12-27 10:48:28 14729
seth 2012-12-27 10:43:06 14729
a lot of your items under the header of UnhackTheBrain are private ... so they end up being just questions of not knowing rather than informative.
It's an open group. Private means nothing. Sign on if curious.
Well i thought that an open group implied that the password was the same as the name of the group ... but that does not work for me here.

Seth says
MR 2012-12-27 08:34:02 14729
<== & this showed up in facebook this AM!


yeah ... i saw it too ... and thought about you.

Mark de LA says
seth 2012-12-27 08:42:32 14729
MR 2012-12-27 08:20:20 14729
seth 2012-12-27 07:26:26 14729
I "lost heart" in this project a long time ago when it started being used as an excuse to repeat Rush Limbaugh type propaganda. <<==FALSE
Seth is showing us what it looks like to be in a confused condition living in his own mental walled garden:


You call my reasons for loosing heart, "false" ... but have you gone back and read some of the stuff  you posted here ... for example 7635.  Limbaugh style rants are probably so prevalent in your mind, that you just take them to be some kind of truths ... but to someone else who doesn't think in those ruts, they grate as obnoxious.  That is not a good mental environment to learn how to group UnHackTheBrain.
Had to go all the way back to 2007? PML -

Mark de LA says
seth 2012-12-27 10:49:21 14729
me thinks that the first step in avoiding "the robotic polarity" is to stop insisting *only* on your end of it.
Who says so & does the opposite?

p.s. I only found 2 private ones & they were not that interesting. Unprivatize them or not.


Seth says
MR 2012-12-27 10:54:54 14729
seth 2012-12-27 10:49:21 14729
me thinks that the first step in avoiding "the robotic polarity" is to stop insisting *only* on your end of it.
Who says so & does the opposite?

p.s. I only found 2 private ones & they were not that interesting. Unprivatize them or not.

i will as soon as you publish the password.

Mark de LA says
seth 2012-12-27 10:29:08 14729
MR 2012-12-27 10:15:17 14729
seth 2012-12-27 09:50:34 14729
Note i used a new term "Limbaugh style" ... or "Rush Limbaugh type" .... instead of the more common ... "right wing" ... or ... "radical right" ... or ... "neocon" ... or just "conservative" ... etc.  So my comment is not just about Rush ... it's just that he is the best symbol of that whole kind of thinking that i came up with.   If your mind *only* resonates with those kind of thoughts ... imho, it will never become Unhacked.  The same of course if it *only* resonated with Obama's kind of thoughts.
Good Spew from an Obam-bam  - you haven't a clue yet who I am or what my real politics are. Your polarity invokes mine & visa versa - sort of the scenario also found on facebook this AM.




Well I like Milarepa's solution ... metaphorically of course ... hmmm ... how does it differ from what you have done here in this group?
This group is about media. I occasionally bring up both Zen & the RWG to brighten awareness of robotic polarity otherwise probably nothing at all see heading.

Mark de LA says
seth 2012-12-27 11:00:15 14729
MR 2012-12-27 10:54:54 14729
seth 2012-12-27 10:49:21 14729
me thinks that the first step in avoiding "the robotic polarity" is to stop insisting *only* on your end of it.
Who says so & does the opposite?

p.s. I only found 2 private ones & they were not that interesting. Unprivatize them or not.

i will as soon as you publish the password.
Open groups don't require passwords see the

Mark de LA says
Not much changed in the last few years. The already, always listening for one's own point-of-view, the lack of listening (or reading) of entire posts, the attitude that just one more point of view is needed for any truth to show up - i.e. bullshit prevails - is the same as it ever was.
People rarely like their kings, presidents & rulers. JFK was the last one I remember with popular support, but even someone disliked him. Governments always steal from the people for their own treasury. People in a majority form gangs to subjugate smaller numbers of people who are weaker in the power structure.  etc...
(*ibid)

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