Wednesday, September 1, 2010


Once upon a time there was a King. He, however, was the kind who liked to be reminded of his superiority over his subjects. Now, this King, passed a legislation, that all his subjects were to sit at a lower level than him. If the King sat on a chair then his subjects would sit on the ground. This is pretty easy to understand. This went on for a while until the King noticed how content his subjects were. They were chattering and laughing amongst themselves. He then thought that there was something interesting about the ground. He passed another law. All his subjects must sit above him. When he did this, the King realised that they were content sitting on the chairs and he was alone on the ground. It made him wonder. The king then passed a legislation that his people must never remind him of him being their king and the kingdom prospered.

Humans have an inherent tendency to dissect in order to provide an illusion of meaning and thus that of understanding the world around us.

Let me start this rant with a simple example of segregation;

There is a circle. There is nothing complicated about it, it is a small simple circle, elegant in form and complete in its simplicity. Human interference comes about and divides the circle into four different and equal parts. Now, the first part is removed from the circle and is subjected to a few centuries of thought, debate, understanding, equating, and others such. After a point of time the quarter does not garner much of human interest anymore as they see the banality of it.

Ain’t no quarter man, no loose change, the time for credit is here.

Now they are in the quest of finding the whole circle in order to apply the same degree of stupidity upon the other three. Having found them and doing the afore mentioned, they still would not be able to perceive the humble, cimple sircle, as it is. You see, they cannot get past the conditioning inflicted upon them by the so-called understanding of the first part. Partially it is very complex therefore the whole cannot be simple.

The semantics, you see, is where it all disseminates. There is much amped debate about the role of copyright in the age of the internet and others such. “What is right, is remixing an art or is it just stealing somebody else’s hard work” and so on. All these just indicate one thing – we have a hell of a lot of time at our disposal to talk about things that are at their base level, primitive, and then to spiral further down, irrelevant.

A long time ago, and this time that I am referring to is not something that you would ascribe inside a history book, there were intelligent people. The realisation of consciousness and contemplation upon the same brought about a change on this planet. Soon they found that their minds were capable of contemplation beyond the physical yet they were subjected to conviction by the physical. Therefore in order to keep the speculation alive the simplicity of the environment they were present in was not adequate enough to entertain their minds. Enter the rest -

Language, theory, art, expression, communication, religion, even this little bit of illiterature, all of it is part of a process that had been crafted for the sheer purpose of indulgence. This indulgence, and this is the cool part, is not about some berserk sexual fantasy or an expensive French meal. It is merely a satisfaction derived from the completion of an event that was perceived to provide an illusion of achievement, intellectual prowess, self-understanding, or any other such goals. Imagine it to be a big box of lego that was given to an architect who made a hundred foot tall maze with the complexity that puts the pyramids to shame. These are tools of satisfaction.

Alpha beta particles.

We are all products of mind. In this realm that is all we are. The whole notion of freedom, liberty, assessment, intellect and so on are nothing but tools of dissection. I am a free man therefore you are not, I am a citizen and you are not. Me versus you. The earth came as a small sphere but we had to make ludicrous shapes on it and call it maps just for the purpose of understanding. If you met a man then you could assess him by asking him which nation he is from, it helps your mind categorize and archive, then pull out a little bundle of preconceptions that give you an illusion of knowing the other man. What is your job, income, nationality, religion, sexual lenience, political allegiance, school of thought and a bit more babble…What is It?

Dismantle, recreate; Mentalmorphosis.

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