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Understanding The Slave Mentality; What makes a slave do what he does?

Why is it so difficult to wake-up someone? This article provides some explanations, but unfortunately no solutions.
Full [lengthy, but worth reading] article: http://www.alt-market.com/articles/670-understanding-the-sla...
Understanding The Slave Mentality
Brandon Smith - Monday, 02 April 2012 07:48
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But what are the signs of this unconscious desire for collectivism and control? What makes a slave do what he does? Here are just a handful of explanations to consider…
The True Slave: The true slave is not a person who has been shackled, beaten, tortured, and made to comply under threat of death. ...
The Facts Lose Value: The worst flaw of the slave is not necessarily his ability to overlook the truth, but his ability to see it, comprehend it, and then shrug it off anyway because it is contrary to his mission to fulfill his private delusions. ....
The Obsession With The Law: The slave mentality, though illogical and psychotic, still requires a certain foundation to hold it together. ....
The Need To Be Accepted: A slave seeks harmony not within, but without, even when that “harmony” is with a system that is designed to destroy him. ....
The Need For Control: I suppose it’s ironic, but the average slave loves tyranny because it affords him a perceived seat at the table of power, perhaps for the first time in his entire life. .....
The Need For Structure: An individual takes responsibility for himself, learning over time to provide his own structure which works at his pace and serves his unique needs. A slave does not have the energy or the drive to do that,...
The Need For Vindication: Sometimes it is not enough for certain people to have their own world view. The slave seeks approval for his world view at every turn,...

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This is a very good article.

I hope it will stay bumped, and that more people here will read it.

Jefferson's picture

The story

Not Knowing You are a Slave?

because this is the way it has always been...or things changed so slowly I didn't notice...or an assumption that slavery is something else (not this)...

SteveMT's picture

That is correct. Free-range chickens lay more eggs than caged.

Our cage has been shrinking.

I miss my

chickens. The kids playground took over the yard. Never thought of myself as one though. Free range at that. Just like the hogs...you know, they are warehousing them now.