- Politics and Social Issues
Vision; which is the same as sight and the definition of sight is the capability or power of seeing. The Greek word for sight is θέα, which is pronounced (théa). The meaning of this word is vision, that which is seen. Now before I get into depth about the topic of discussion, let me have your undivided attention. What I am about to share with you is the raw, uncut, no sugar coating, straight forward truth. So if you aren’t interested in the truth, then I suggest that you stop reading now.
Truth is; the majority of Americans are blind. Not physically blind but mentally and spiritually unable to tap into their true sight. As a matter of fact, the majority of the human population is blinded; this is a sad but true fact. When God created man, He created us in his image and he blessed us with vision, being able to see. God is beyond amazing and any other synonym is an understatement. So if He created us in His image, that means us humans are amazing creatures.
I’m sure no one would argue with that statement, but if anyone were to disagree with this fact I would tell them that there are numerous amounts of hard evidence that proves humans are amazing creatures. Isn’t it amazing how people can design something that weighs over 200,000 tons and make it float on top of water, or how a woman can hold a living human inside of their stomach for almost a year and still operate normally like everyone else? The baby itself is mind-blowing, how a human can live inside of liquid for almost a year and still function. These are just a few of many amazing things humans are capable of.
The Amazing Power of a Belief
We are capable of doing anything we believe in, the key to making it possible is believing it can happen. Say for instance you are paralyzed and the doctor/experts tell you that it is definite you will no longer be able to walk again; what you choose to believe will actually occur. What you put your belief in will actually manifest into your life, whether you choose to believe them or believe the total opposite. The ability to think or will something into existence is wonderfully astounding, which is further proof that we humans are amazing creatures. For one, God wouldn’t let you believe in something so deeply and not bring it to past as long as it’s part of His divine plan. But not for the glory of the believer; instead to fulfill His will and receive the glory. The power of a belief will dictate what manifests in your life and God’s Word justifies this in Matthew 9:29 “It is done unto you as you believe.”
The same goes for believing in non-sense, such as believing you cannot overcome a difficult and dark situation, where everything is falling apart & making it out seems impossible. Along with any other negative or false belief; If you believe that it is true, whether it be positive or negative, then so it will be. Second Thessalonians 2:11 is proof that what you believe has power, as it states “Therefore God sends them a strong delusion, so that they may believe what is false…” Therefore the first and most important step to making anything happen is believing in it.
There is a specific reason that people think the way they do, act the way they act and view things the way they do. One major reason that most people discourage themselves, settle for something (good or bad) or don’t live up to their full potential, is fear. Fear has caused tons of people to settle, give up or not believe in better days. They have become a slave; a slave to fear because they have allowed fear to have power over their lives. Fear comes in all different types of forms. Such as the fear of failure or the fear of hard work. It’s because of the fear of failure and the fear of hard work that people contemplate, “what if I do all that work and I don’t reach my goal” or “what if I do reach my goal and it’s too much for me to handle”. This goes back to my discussion about believing, the power of your mind is tremendous. If you believe you can or can’t make it in college, if you believe you can or can’t achieve a greater level of something, if you believe you can or can’t do what it takes to be great at what you do, then what you believe in will become your reality. As previously stated, fear comes in different types of forms, like the fear of embarrassment or the fear of unacceptance. Most of us avoid to stand out because of the fear of embarrassment. We’d rather not stand up for what is right or what we truly believe in because we might feel "weird" (embarrassed).
Many don’t embrace their flaws because they are ashamed of them. You shouldn’t be ashamed of your flaws, instead you should embrace them because they are God given. God put those flaws in your life for a reason and to be ashamed by them or hide them is not the reason He placed them there. God wants you to praise Him through the good and bad times, He doesn’t want 50% of you He wants the whole hundred. He not only wants you to praise him for the good things in your life but the flaws also. If you embrace your flaws, praise him for them and not be picky about what you like and don’t like about your life, He can turn your flaws into flawless and make them become a testimony of how great He has been to you. We should not let fear control our lives, fear is not of God and His Word justifies this according the 2 Timothy 1:7 “For God has not given us a spirit of fear and timidity, but of power, love, and self-discipline.” God did not give us the spirit of fear and since fear is a spirit and not of God, then it is indeed an evil spirit.
This brings me to the spiritual forces of the unseen world and how it affects the physical realm. God’s Word lets us know that there is also a spiritual world just as there is a physical world and He lets us know that the unseen affects and alters the things that are seen. In Ephesians 6:12 it states “For our struggle is not against flesh and blood, but against the rulers, against the authorities, against the cosmic powers of this world's darkness, and against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavenly realms.” Satan is very busy and he has a major influence on society, that’s the reason our society is corrupt.That’s the reason you hear more bad news than good, or why people praise negativity and why most people aren’t reading their bibles, which is how God speaks to us. The bible states that he is the ruler of this world in John 12:31 "The time for judging this world has come, when Satan, the ruler of this world, will be cast out."
Which means the ideas, thoughts and speculations of this world (society) are under his control, which evolved from his deceptions and lies. He is the father of all lies and prince of the power of the air.
John 8:44 ". . . . He was a murderer from the beginning, and does not stand in the truth, because there is no truth in him. When he lies, he speaks out of his own character, for he is a liar and the father of lies."
Ephesians 2:2 "Wherein in time past ye walked according to the course of this world, according to the prince of the power of the air, the spirit that now worketh in the children of disobedience:"
However, this doesn’t mean that he rules the world completely but instead God has allowed Satan to control this world inside the boundaries that God has set for him, but Satan only has domain over unbelievers. He has no rule or power over true believers which is proven in Colossians 1:13 "For he has rescued us from the kingdom of darkness and transferred us into the Kingdom of his dear Son,"
1 John 5:18 "We know that the person who has been born from God does not go on sinning. Rather, the Son of God protects them, and the evil one cannot harm them."
Who or What is Your God?
This brings me to the title of this article & why the majority lacks true vision. Society has blinded the majority of the human race. Most people are blinded by the power of society and they are not even aware of it. Truth is, society is controlling our lives so much that it’s frightening. It controls us so much that we aren’t even aware of how much of a demand it has on our life. It’s such a powerful influence that we have become dependent on it. I’m sure you are wondering, “Well how exactly doe’s society has control over me that I’m dependent on it?” Technology has basically taken over and most of the world depends more on technology than they depend on God. The bible teaches that this is idolatry, when we become more dependent on anything other than God, then what we are dependent on most becomes an idol, making it our god. Another form of control strategies society use is the government assistance programs, although they do help in many ways, many people become so dependent on it that their life revolves around it. This makes them more dependent on the government than God, which is the ultimate goal of the devil, to turn your attention from the Almighty. The objectives of society is for us to turn our attention from God to the things of this world, which forces us to place our hope in the government and not God, but only if we let it. Nearly everything is designed to take our attention off God and our need for Him, and place it on the world. That’s Satan’s main objective, since the beginning he wanted to take God’s place & receive all the worship. And since he is the god of this world, that means all mass media, government authority & society as a whole is under his control. So when we become so dependent on the government & the things of this world we are basically worshiping Satan, whether it be directly or indirectly, by being more dependent on the things of his world system rather than God. So we must be careful & stay alert. When you take the time to consider a spiritual view on how and why things happen you will discover the truth of it all.
Thinking Too Hard?
If you think outside the box and your thinking is more abstract you actually think the way God created you to think, but society says that you are thinking too hard. There is no such thing as thinking too hard or too deeply, but most of us believe society and let society control our way of thinking. Society has dumbed down the minds of the masses. It has, in a way, programed the minds of people to make them think & act a certain way. Society utilizes propaganda to fool & manipulate the masses and the sad thing is that it’s working. You see, the elites uses many tactics to train the minds of the masses to bring about the feelings & reactions that they want. The use of subliminal messages in order to train the subconscious to receive things that they want people to believe, is one major tactic that the elites uses in society. The human mind is an amazing compartment of the body & it can dictate how a person’s entire life is lived out; just as we discussed earlier in this article about the amazing power of a belief.
Left Brain Right Brain
Our minds are delicate, they are affected by anything we feed it. The human mind is divided in two separate parts, the conscious and the subconscious mind. The conscious mind works while we are awake and conscious. The subconscious mind, on the other hand is always active day and night, regardless of what you are doing. The subconscious mind regulates everything in our body our character, our speech, and it receives and processes information, no matter what we do. You cannot hear this silent inner process with your conscious effort, but it is active all day every day.
Think of our mind as an iceberg. Our conscious mind is the tip of the iceberg that you see on the surface of the ocean. While the remaining part under the surface is our subconscious. Just think how powerful it is. The subconscious mind is the storage of our feelings, beliefs, thoughts and thought patterns.
The Subconscious Mind
The subconscious mind receives information of which we are not aware of and stores them. The subconscious believes any information it receives. That’s why when we are sleep we dream, we are unconscious but our subconscious is active & displaying whatever bit of information it ever received. You ever feel asleep while listening to an audio of some kind & in your dream that audio was being acted out in whatever way your subconscious wanted it to? That’s because your subconscious accepts whatever it receives & processes it, you can feed it anything and it will start to affect you, how you think, act & feel. Anything that is captured in your subconscious mind will directly affect you in the form of emotions, circumstances and events. That’s why the elites uses subliminal messages to manipulate the minds of the masses.
Subliminal messages works in two ways: first by creating an association of one thing with another in a viewer or listener’s mind and; second, by taking advantage of preconceived connections a person has. They employ a host of words-ploys, symbols, and gestures that targets these subliminal connections, they employ any number of words, symbols, or gestures purposely designed to penetrate into a person’s mind without them consciously recognizing it as dangerous and thus turning them away. Subliminal messages works best when attacking the viewer or listener, on an emotional level rather than on a higher reasoning level. Evoking an emotional response. Society takes advantage of this by deliberately fashioning subliminal messages by audio or visual to invoke the feelings & beliefs that they want people to have. Society causes us to receive information in an appropriate manner and at a high volume and frequency, causing the information to dwell in the mind and become an important part of who we are. They use fear, lust, pride, violence, sex etc. and embed it into a music tracks & the media where the conscious mind will not hear it clearly or in a video, movie, TV show or commercial in which will be displayed for a split second, so the conscious mind will not have enough time to process it logically. In all cases, the phrases & images are clearly perceivable from the subconscious mind. The constant repetition of these things helps on rewiring long thought patterns and one to think & behave more like they want them to. We have to take special care of our subconscious mind.It is vital to maintain your mind in a state of expectation of only good events and make the usual mode of your thinking based solely on positivity & the things you actually want to happen in your life.
There is no such thing as thinking too hard or too deeply, but most of us believe society and let society control our way of thinking. Society doesn’t want us to think for ourselves so they aim to control the way we think and view things but the sad thing is that we let them without even being aware of it. They don’t want us to think too deeply because then we would be thinking the way we were created to think, but society labels that as abnormal thinking or overthinking. In fact deeply thinking is not really deep thinking, it is true thinking. What society label as overthinking or abnormal thinking is actually normal thinking because that’s the way our creator designed us to think. You see, society has just shortened the way we think because true thinking isn’t acceptable in a societal view. People will label you a conspiracist or call you weird. They want us to keep it shallow so when we do start to truly think we tell ourselves that we are thinking too hard or overthinking.
It’s stunning how society can have such an effect on our minds, but most people don’t even notice it because they are blinded by the lends of society. That’s right most people have designer frames on their eyes but a special kind of designer, which is a societal view. They have on their ray bands, government edition or their Gucci frames, society edition and they are blinded. Society strikes fear in us that causes us to avoid being different and not feel left out or seem “lame” or uncool for being different or not being “normal” according to what society say is normal. Society has set many standards on the way we live our lives that forces us to live up to those standards to feel accepted by society. Society has a major influence on our ideals, goals, opinions, hopes and views, but it is our choice to accept what society says or what God says. We have to start seeing things for what they really are, and not according to our feelings, only then will you see the truth, it’s time to take off those ray bands and Gucci frames that are only showing a societal view, the way Satan wants us see. Open your eyes & look beyond the surface, take the time to truly think and consider the inconsiderable.