Ten powerful ways to act locally

From Living Freedom Blog:  http://www.clairewolfe.com/blog/2016/10/04/nine-powerful-ways-to-act-locally/

By Claire Wolfe
October 4, 2016

We’re cruising down life’s highway and we find ourselves backed up in traffic by a colossal wreck. Glass and metal and blood and guts are strewn everywhere. Some survivors scream for help, while others lie bleeding out, pierced by steering wheels and shards of glass.

But never fear! First responders are already on the scene. The experts will soon handle the ghastly situation.

Except that the “experts” on this particular highway of life are standing there screeching at each other about their Twitter messages, tax returns, fat-shaming, mutual degrees of personal and financial corruption, and whether or not they enabled “bimbo eruptions.”

Other “experts” are off to the side debating about whether the best way to handle the wreck is by lowering interest rates for car makers and other favored financial interests. A separate group of experts nods their heads sagely while assuring each other that the bleeding victims will be best helped by 60% increases in their health insurance rates and a doubling of deductibles. While still others are waving their arms in histrionic debate about whether automobile manufacture discriminates against the differently gendered or cry that the sight of blood requires immediate creation of a “safe space,” not for the victims, but for them. When nearby motorists rush in to try to help the accident victims, they’re driven off by yet another band of first responders, who Tase them, beat them within an inch of their lives, accuse them of being anti-expert, and threaten to shoot them if they don’t instantly obey all orders, any orders, however meaningless, arbitrary, or just-plain wrong.

Meanwhile, the victims all die (or if they’re lucky, are left to recover on their own). The traffic backup grows ever longer. The drivers and passengers increasingly boil with rage, frustration — and sheer disbelief at what’s going on.

Thus our condition in this crazy moment of 2016.

Continue reading at:  http://www.clairewolfe.com/blog/2016/10/04/nine-powerful-ways-to-act-locally/

 

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