so i had dinner with my kids...which means mind bending discussions from intelligent, well informed, educated people whose goal in life is to get me to pay attention to the real world. so tonight i was treated to the disillusionment of my beloved country...armstrong did not walk on the moon, the rockafellers and others orchestrated the great depression to form the central bank, eisenhower warned america in his farewell to office speech of the insideous corporate mentality that had infiltrated the american dream, kennedy's assasination was to cover up the manipulation of the american people, FOX news is propoganda to soothe the american mind, america attacked itself at the twin towers, and wars make money and money is EVERYTHING..... sigh...
i grew up believing in the american dream...freedom for all and equality, justice and responsibilty to protect the weak... have i been duped throughout my whole life?
i don't know...does it matter? maybe...but what i believed in was good and if it was good to believe in, it must be a good way to live. i would rather live my way, in my world than in the world of the corporate mind.
but this is why i love my kids so much, sometimes they stun me with witnessing the adults they have become. jenn is so honest and strong and true, she got straight A's at SFU this past semester, lindsey is totally and completely dedicated to the wellbeing of her students, she inherited my heart for a life of service to others, eric loves his job and the challenge of it all, he grew up to be not only very, very bright, but very, very nice too.
and they grew up that way because they were surrounded as children by what i believed...not this world that they now see, but the world that i believe to be real.
they all understand this world that we live in, they get the whole complicated layer upon layer upon layer and nothing is as it seems...me? i don't get it, i don't want to get it either...what you see is what you get, works way better for me.
i agree with you chris about a book for carol. her blogs are so entertaining as well as factualwith a bit of everything else thrown in. it would indeed be a best seller . talk her into it. lynne