The spectrum of available information is really quite wide these days, and unless you grow up rooted in some kind of serious tradition, be it sacred or cultural or purely an invention of your immediate family, you are bound to have some pretty strange ideas about the world. Our general outlooks on life can be so different, even though we may spend lots of time interacting, which is a big change from really any other time in history that I can think of. You can go on the internet and nine times out of ten find whatever it is you are actually already looking for, which is a feat already. But what about those times when you find some shit so weird that it makes you question whether or not the shit is real? Lets face it- the internet is killing truth. Whatever you claim to be true, I can find evidence for the opposite argument. Not that that actually makes it any more true or false- it just demonstrates the relativity of our understandings of the world around us to the world around us.
So, as I sort-of brought to our collective attention the other day, and as we knew before, things are pretty insane. Also of note is the fact that the clocks are being changed FOUR weeks earlier than usual this year. I think thats quite a leap, huh? Proof that our calendar (interestingly enough known as the Gregorian) is pretty much out of synch with time. But you could come to that conclusion by paying attention simply to the weather.
Anyway, I think this all falls into the 2012 realm. Things are speeding up, and the closer we get to the center of the spiral, or the end of time, or whatever, the more history seems to recapitulate itself Look at our current political situation, and how it eerily mirrors MANY periods in history. They say history repeats, right? Well, I think thats right-on, more literally than I was brought up to perceive.
Ive been mulling all this over in my head, trying to figure out my connection to it all. I think much of whats happening is so grand in scale that we cant really concern ourselves with it without getting frustrated. Instead, it might be better to focus on yourself and that which is immediately surrounding you. I often feel very negative impulses when I come up against the big stuff, i.e. anything related to Bush and Co., the environment, or whatever else. When I think about the little picture, so to speak, I am moved to propagate optimism and positivity.
I think we should focus on energy, and raising energy levels inside ourselves and around us. This can be accomplished by having good intentions and treating yourself and others well. Write nice notes to people, or whatever comes naturally, just do it. Dont expect anything in return. Just know that you are raising the energy frequency in the field surrounding you.
2012 is coming, its less than six years away. The best thing we can do to prepare is raise our energy levels and frequencies. We are lucky enough to have found each other, and I dont think its any coincidence.
We must be pillars.
Remember when we linked arms in my barren living room in Tivoli? Remember when the lightning struck?
Ive been thinking over web 2.0 in my head, and I want my hand in it to grow. Contributing to a blog is a unique experience, but there are a million other concepts that thrive off of user added content. Were gonna start web 3.0, where you download your wallpaper complete with video art into your walls designed and tweaked by a million nerds on the internet.
We add to the Internet, and no one seems to mind. Actually people like it. They like to download it, index it, search it, and no one complains. People even back me up with out me asking to. This site will now exist for as long as the Internet as we know it exists. No telling what comes after that, but every piece I write adds to the puzzle that were all trying to put together. We want our words to speak of our own lives, but we also want them to work in the context of the whole so that theyre accessible to more people. Then we find a way to make the puzzle work.