I have always enjoyed a passion for free-thinking, for thinking outside the box. It is my firm understanding that everything begins in the mind and is then either extended lovingly or projected egotistically outward from the inner self into one’s field of operation. In some ways of seeing things, I do agree that individuals “create” their own realities. Whether that strikes readers as true or false, I have found in my own life that by dedicating my mind to extending loving thoughts into the world around me I attract back to my life much more positive and loving interactions, more loving and considerate and sensitive people, than fear-based people. I am not making any great pronouncements on some “secret understanding of life’s mysteries” – I’m just sharing how I myself approach in a responsible way the management of my own consciousness, and I do state honestly that by focusing on loving thoughts instead of fear-based thoughts, my interactions with others are almost always positive and supportive.
That said, I will also confess that I’m the guy who, back in 1999, named a new discussion group “The Mental Militia”.
The Mental Militia is an online community dedicated to the premise that “Consciousness Works!” Mentalitians understand that the real war between governments and individuals is for our minds. This group is dedicated to free thought, the pursuit of truth in all things, philosophy in general, history, art, creativity, and the ontology of the human race, among other abstractions, beliefs, and psychegenic extensions. It is peopled by all sorts of folks – from atheists and agnostics to Buddhists, Christians, Jews, etc.; from conservatives to liberals to philosophical anarchists to Voluntaryists, etc.
The discussion group is, however, mostly populated by small “L” libertarians and capital “L” Libertarians, so it is heavily populated with Ron Paul supporters and freedom lovers of many stripes. It is also the home of Claire Wolfe’s “Freedom Outlaws“.
The purpose is to discuss what works and what doesn’t work in mankind’s relationship between the “Individual” and the “state” (government). Of course liberty for the individual is strongly represented in the ideation of this nation’s founders, as written, so it does not surprise me to see that many members in The Mental Militia are also members in Oath Keepers and/or are staunch supporters of the U.S. Constitution.
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I brought up the afore-going to prepare readers here for the content of a neat video I’ve just found in my inbox. This video will exercise one’s mind with thought material not commonly entertained by the mainstream masses in today’s society. But to my great joy, I already know that quite a few members in Oath Keepers and even more from our silent readership (yes, this site gets one heck of a lot of readers), there is a growing number of people who will already understand the concepts in this video. The primary concept I am hoping our readers here will come to understand and will remember after watching this video is the libertarian concept called “the non-aggression principle”. Sometimes it is also referred to as the ZAP, meaning: Zero Aggression Principle. In that one idea the libertarian community shares the vision of the Voluntaryists, who believe that all agreements between individual humans should be based on mutual consent.
But enough from me. Please enjoy this out-of-the-box video and be sure to leave your comment below this article.
Elias Alias, editor
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