I woke up this morning thinking about the difference between the charade that passes for civilized society and the real world, where people - the very people claiming to be good and attempting to make the rules for the rest of us - are merely orchestrating things to their benefit as they get away with murder.
It was George Orwell who said, "In a time of universal deceit - telling the truth is a revolutionary act," and "a time of universal deceit" is exactly where we are now. The truth merely slips out, with most working to keep it hidden for as long as possible, hoping to pull the wool over our eyes.
I spent a lot of time, yesterday, pondering Phillip K. Dick's statement that reality is what's left after you stop believing in it, and coming to terms with the fact that poor, doomed, Anne Frank was wrong - that despite everything, people AREN'T really really good at heart - because, while "Facts change, people don’t" and so evil is what I'm left with, when I stop fooling myself about those around me:
The innate goodness of people being the only thing I ever dared even trying to "believe" in.
No, in order to stay oriented, I've got to give up my dreams of "a better life," and join them in the gutter - at least mentally, and, at least, for now - keeping quiet as they rejoice over each golden nugget, that's really a kernel of corn from last night's dinner.
Ahh, Adolf Hitler would've loved the game of it. What's the old saying? "America eats it's young"?
Hey - that explains the switch to organics!