Comment: I completely agree.

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I completely agree.

I think we may have made more out of this topic than necessary because you are right, there are those becoming aware and there are those that enjoy the comfort of familiar unawareness. To some, ignorance really is bliss and who are we to judge them?

When I "awakened" a few years after 9/11 really sunk in, I remember all I wanted to do was grab and shake people to make them understand our problems and tried to motivate them to make changes in their lives—changes they had no desire to take on. And it hit me: No one shook me awake; no one shoved this awareness down my throat like I was attempting to. It was ALL me. Ultimately the decision to be aware was mine and mine alone. Along the way, I noticed others who were awake and aware and sharing their experiences and perspectives that I was inspired by to continue my OWN journey.

I now try to wake people by being an inspiration. Actually, no, I don't even put much thought or effort in it, I just AM it. My goal is not to awaken but rather to be as awake and aware as I can be for MYSELF. The more honest I am with myself, the more honesty comes through in all that I do and say to those around me. I've let go of the effort and just go with the flow wherever it may take me.

I feel as if though this is going a bit off topic of this thread but in order to even face these uncomfortable revelations, one must be grounded well within themselves to be able to communicate effectively and honestly as possible without fear, anger, frustration and even hate.

"What you resist, persists." —Carl Jung

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin