Playing the Skeptic


I don’t necessarily want to die, but it’s gotten very hard to keep living.

Everyday  life passes before me getting a little smaller and meaningless as time moves on, like watching an ice cube melt on a mild day.

The only thing that keeps me alive is the hope that one day I may discover some Truth that might enlighten me and set me free from a life of wage slavery, and monthly payments.

I’ve spent years preparing for a revolution that never came, I spent months preparing for a financial collapse that never happened.

I’ve hated Presidents in my country, found hope in presidential candidates saw them rise to office on a promise of change, only to find myself betrayed.

I’ve prepared, saved, scavenged, and lived a frugal life to the detriment of myself and those I love.

I have alienated friends and family members out of a sense of service to a truth that although seemingly meaningful has served me pragmatically as a scarlet A.

More and more I begin to distrust the news, all news, mainstream, alternate, conspiracy, even the comments made by users on articles, it all seems either veiled or irrelevant.

There will never be a financial collapse, and if there is no one will recognize it.

Like frogs boiling in a pot every single human being on this planet will simply suffer a bit more each and everyday until complete suffering becomes the status quo and anything less is considered a blessing.

Gold and Silver will never protect anyone, they never have and they never will.

Again and again I have been told that the price of gold and silver would skyrocket in the face of economic turmoil. Yet we have suffered immense economic turmoil just in the American States not to mention the world over and we’ve seen silver and gold bob, level, drop, and bob, but no skyrocket.

Some claim that this is the work of fraud and manipulation in the markets but if this is so why participate in them?

Gold and silver are marketed as a means of protecting your wealth yet their value is measured by a market that the same proponents of gold and silver claim is rigged so where is the intrinsic wealth in these metals if not in the abstract perception of their wealth in the market?

It’s as if proponents of gold and silver seem to think that amidst an economic crisis in which the ruling powers lose complete control of the system to the point wherein  it collapses people will be more concerned with the value of gold and silver than they  will be with keeping themselves and theirs safe and fed.

Where were the long lines to purchase gold and silver in Venezuela?

A suffering population doesn’t care about the coin of realm. Whether it be Gold or Goats is irrelevant, what becomes relevant is the Fear & Hunger.

The Get Rich quick days are gone, the Get Rich or die trying days are gone, the idea of Rich vs. Poor is gone.

We are left with a world of Have and Have Not’s, those who Have are set in place and will do anything to maintain their position.

The Have Not’s are given the opportunity to taste the lifestyle of those who Have by taking on debt in the form of loans and mortgages in an effort to sidestep the reality of their situation.

This system has and can go on forever because it is not a real system such as a car engine, or even a natural system such as water collecting in a bucket.

The Socioeconomic system we live in exists only in corporation, whereas  the currency may be a physical thing, banks are very much real, and loans and debt come into existence on physical paper, their purpose and power is in the mind.

Much in the same way that checkers could be played without a proper board and pieces being replaced by different color pebbles, they are merely physical representations of the idea that is checkers.

As long as we participate in the system we will all be slaves to it therefore ensuring its survival and we are in part to blame. Covered in ticks we refuse to pick them off and yet wonder why we feel ill everyday.

We acknowledge our slavery everyday with the actions we take:

  • We acknowledge that we have no right to a home by paying a monthly rent.
  • We acknowledge we have no right to own a home by paying our mortgage.
  • We acknowledge that our time and labor are worthless by accepting US debt notes as pay.
  • We acknowledge that we have no right to privacy by having an I.D.
  • We acknowledge that we have no right to operate a vehicle by having a Drivers License.
  • We acknowledge we have no right to own a car by having it registered.
  • We acknowledge that we are untrustworthy and inept drivers by purchasing insurance.
  • We acknowledge we don’t deserve our pay by allowing, social security, income tax, and insurance payments to be withdrawn from our checks.

These are but a few examples of what we do and why we are equally at fault as our oppressors, our compliance with their rules stands as consent in their eyes.

This has been and will be the way of the World, because those who suffer under the system have long since missed the opportunity to rise up.

We have all become sheep, too timid and too divided to even bleat in unison let alone stampede our way to freedom, now the shepherd is in terrible debt and realizes he can only pay it back by selling meat instead of sweaters.

So he lets our wool grow thick and feeds us delicious but hollow food to fatten us up without making us stronger so fat, weak and divided we shamble forward, stampeding together one last time into the slaughterhouse.

We the People will never rise up because this would require I the person to rise up, and I the person would be quickly imprisoned, psychologically/ physically tortured, and have the lives of those around me destroyed for good measure.

I would not be killed for fear of making me a martyr, but rather I might simply disappear, or find myself freed only to suffer the slow psychological tortures that the state seems to relish.

A similar fate awaits anyone else who finds the Truth too beautiful not to be restored.

In this way the revolution was smothered in its crib, and until something shocks the world, the populace will remain a herd.

My Greatest fear is thus: That everything will be alright.