In revealing who I was to myself, there was no place, or reason, to hide. Even now it is so powerful because in some weird inverse law the moment I firmly grasped the truth of it, I simply let it go.
We have painted our enemies with such wickedness and hatred that only their complete destruction is a valid outcome. This is why rioters burn their own schools, why Brexiters tear apart their own economy, why Bernie or Bust is even considered an option.
Rather than seeing us losing our reality to virtual worlds, we are given the mindfulness of a guru or yogi to see clearly that all forms of reality are just a form of story.
If you are wondering how Brexit happened, how Trump is happening, or any of the other bewilderingly hateful, rampantly ignorant ideologies that are swarming through the hearts and minds of whole nations on the planet. Well, we need to ask which wolf we’ve been feeding.
Let me challenge YOU to start telling a different story. A story that is also true, but in the very telling, shapes a wholly different world to look forward to.
Fear motivates only the worst kind of action or inaction, and it is a collective horror pedalled by every media outlet both liberal and conservative. So we need to ask only one question. What can I do?
Imagine a first-person shooter game where had to hide in the guise of your enemy – speak their language, learn their customs of dress and religion and meet their families & their children. Could you still pull the trigger?