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Unleash your power

Traditionally, society tends to see power as something that resides outside yourself. Buy this, wear that, go there, do that….

What if all these things that are supposed to give us power are actually distracting us from ever finding and thus fulfilling our true potential?

Let’s explore true power, and where it actually comes from:

Let’s make capitalism our bitch!

It’s been 2 years since I read Karl Marx’s “Estranged Labor” and my life would be forever changed.

During those two years I have also been asked if I’m going to now be a Marxist or a communist enough times to actually feel the need to answer that question to myself.

Dismantle the Superstructure

I’ve always hated being told that I’m wasting my time by watching tv or movies because they’re just another art form. I have learned just as much from this medium, than I have from books.

What I do agree with, however, is that these 2 art forms can be misused to seduce you into inactivity. They limit what we perceive to be “normal” in our society. Condition us to see life for whatever industries are selling at the time.

The beauty of our times is that due to the internet no one can control the channels of information. You and I can watch entirely different things even if we were to live in the same room.

The power is now in the hands of the viewer.

The revolution will not be translated

It really irritates me that the most powerful and enlightening writing is often hidden within very complex language.

Not to mention, that most of the information is tucked away in weird academic spaces… and that you may very well live and never even get to be exposed to the most enlightening words others have left for us to discover…. because people may consider it risky for the masses to do so.

Like I said before, some people just wanna watch the world burn: