Give up before it’s too late!

Maybe you should just give up.

Give up trying to fit into a system that you were taught was the only way to grow up, make a living, retire, and die. At some point you have to realize that you are being played by the game instead of the other way around. Inside of which you only have the illusion of choice.

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If you’re tired of acting and you want to really be who you ARE, on your own terms, then maybe you should give up trying to fit in.

What has it gotten you thus far? Jobs you’ve disliked. Around people you had nothing in common with. Doing things you’d never choose to do if you had the power to choose.

School — Work — Retire — Die?

Nothing explains the absurdity of conventional modern life better than a 50 year-old talk by Alan Watts. Get viscerally in touch with the ridiculousness of modern culture by listening to what Alan had to say about it all those years ago. Then try to forget when he recorded this. It’s easy to imagine that this was something someone said only yesterday.

For much of your life you were like a fish…

…there was the Ocean, and nothing else. Water was the only thing you could possibly exist in, and there was no such thing as being “under water.” Because there was nothing else in your Universe but water. How can you be under something that is everything?

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There is nothing that could possibly breed a person better suited to entrepreneurial thought and action!

Because when you break free of the trance, you have to look at everything you think and everything you do in that new light. And you know things in your life must change. In fact, they already have.

How do you stop someone who wields this kind of power?

You don’t. You can’t.



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Jack Humphrey

Jack Humphrey

Producer & Host of the Rewilding Earth Podcast. I publish articles on environment, conservation, spirituality, ecosophy, biocentrism, motivation, and marketing.