Dumbing Yourself Down?
Dumb Yourself Down?
One of the most harmful things that you can do to yourself is to dumb yourself down. There are any number of twists and turns in the road between birth and death and many traps you can fall into along your journey. In your dumbing yourself down you fall into a trap full of others who have also invested a good deal of their life force dumbing themselves down.
The trap of dumbing yourself down works on the exact same principle as a crab trap. If there is only one crab in the trap it can easily escape. If there is more than one crab in the trap they will not allow each other to escape. Instead the crabs will set about pulling each other back down into the crab trap. When you and others dumb yourselves down the results are exactly the same. No one escapes when we busy ourselves keeping each other in the same trap.
In order to dumb yourself down you have to totally deny your own innate intelligence, your own game; your own value; your own accurate perceptions; your own dreams and goals; your own accomplishments; your responsibilities to self and others; your own correct actions; your own moods and your own sequence of what is important; and you have to actively seek to dumb others down as well.
Why do you dumb yourself and others down? The simple answer, the justification, is that we do it in an attempt to fit in, to fulfill the a sense of belonging to a group or a family. The truth of the matter is that the stupider an individual or a group is the easier they are to control.
How do you dumb yourself and others down? In order to control an individual or a group you have to control the individual and group intelligence. You have to withhold vital information, you have to withhold the fundamentals necessary to the living of an effective and productive life. You have to keep your own attention and the attention of others fixated on unsolvable problems; fixed ideas and false beliefs; make unfulfilled promises; and take ineffective actions or no action. You have to be in the wrong place at the wrong time with the wrong people.
In your dumbing yourself down you have plenty of assistance, it is not something that you would do naturally. You were born wanting to learn, to grow and to explore yourself and the world in which you live. You were not taught workable and crucial life skills nor was the vital knowledge necessary to living a successful and productive life made readily available to you. You were not encouraged to be yourself or know yourself and even if you were within your family unit the minute you stepped out into the larger world you were quickly discouraged from standing out in any way. Even though you were required in school to respond to roll call with a here or present you were not taught how to be here and present. You were not taught how to focus your energy and to keep it focused on that which you wished to focus on and flow your energy to. Rather you it was demanded that you focus your energy and flow it to matters that another or others deemed to be 'best' for you.
You were not taught how to handle people; how to communicate effectively; how to study; or how to be productive, independent, and the effective management of finances. There were no courses given on how to get into and stay in a happy, productive relationship with an other or others and nothing to prepare you for operating as a member of a prosperous, friendly, productive and happy team of like spirited others. If by some chance you had a natural ability to effectively operating in an area or areas of life you were often made less of or nothing of.
In order to keep yourself in the required dumbed down state you have to continually dumb yourself down in any area where your light might shine a little brighter than those around you. Pretty soon school becomes a drag, teachers are a drag, people are a drag then work is a drag and you are a drag and your life is a drag.
It is a simple thing to dumb yourself and others down. It can be done by applying one or more of the following steps:
- You do not do what needs doing.
- You make the unimportant things and people in your life very important and the important things and people in your life unimportant
- You have a covert, destructive intention, agenda or goal that you keep well hidden in your manipulations of others
- You use silence, whining and complaining and emotional blackmail
When you look, really look at how much energy and effort it takes to dumb yourself down and hold yourself back from being your best you and living your best life you have little choice but to recognize that you, those you hold dear and the world in general would greatly benefit from your escape from the crab trap. It is a cold and lonely world without YOU in it and without the grace of your light shining on it.
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