Mind Over Mayhem

A moment of serenity in a world gone mad.

Take time to unplug, to balance and center yourself everyday, in whatever peaceful way works for you.

Don't let the lunatics (read: Politicians) pull you into their asylum.

Desiderata (edited) 

Go placidly amid the noise and haste,
and remember what peace there may be in silence.
As far as possible, without surrender,
be on good terms with all persons.
Speak your truth quietly and clearly;
and listen to others,
even the dull and the ignorant;
they too have their story.

Avoid loud and aggressive persons,
they are vexations to the spirit.
If you compare yourself with others,
you may become vain and bitter;
for always there will be greater and lesser persons than yourself.
Enjoy your achievements as well as your plans.

Keep interested in your own career, however humble;
it is a real possession in the changing fortunes of time.
Exercise caution in your business affairs;
for the world is full of trickery.
But let this not blind you to what virtue there is;
many persons strive for high ideals;
and everywhere life is full of heroism.

Be yourself.
Especially, do not feign affection.
Neither be cynical about love;
for in the face of all aridity and disenchantment
it is as perennial as the grass.

Take kindly the counsel of the years,
gracefully surrendering the things of youth.
Nurture strength of spirit to shield you in sudden misfortune.
But do not distress yourself with dark imaginings.
Many fears are born of fatigue and loneliness.
Beyond a wholesome discipline,
be gentle with yourself.

You are a child of the universe,
no less than the trees and the stars;
you have a right to be here.
And whether or not it is clear to you,
no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should.

Therefore be at Peace with God,
whatever you conceive Him/Her/It to be,
and whatever your labors and aspirations,
in the noisy confusion of life keep peace with your soul.

With all its sham, drudgery, and broken dreams,
it is still a beautiful world.
Be cheerful. Strive to be happy.

Max Ehrmann, 1927 

 

“Bush Doctrine” And Never Ending “War On Terror” Supported By Every Single Political Candidate

Update April 9th, 2016, Documentary added to playlist – 'Donald Trump: Make America Hate Again'

Lives In The Balance Lyrics

Millions of Americans are tuning in this election cycle, to watch the politicians debate about how they will oppress us just a little bit less than the next guy. The candidates may seem to disagree on some issues, but when it comes to war, all of them are in agreement. Every candidate has promised to continue the wars that were started in the Bush and Obama eras, and they all refuse to even question the very premise of these conflicts, the “Bush Doctrine” and the “War on Terror”. After 9/11, the Bush administration put forward a philosophy of pre-emptive war that has infected American politics ever since and kept the country in a constant state of war.

The “War on Terror” was basically an excuse for the US government to go to war whenever and wherever they wanted to, and both the mainstream media and the American public have accepted this mentality ever since. When Obama became president, the anti-war left disappeared and began to support the war on terror mentality that they fought so hard against during the Bush years. In the years since the war on terror began, the US and NATO have created a total disaster in the Middle East, destroying the infrastructure of entire countries and funding opposing sides in civil wars and other conflicts. The further violence that this has created has provided the US military with even more justifications to create even more war, all in the name of “fighting terror”. During their pillage of Afghanistan and Iraq, the US government funneled billions of dollars worth of and weapons and support towards rebel groups in those and other countries, to destabilize governments in the areas that were not friendly with the US and help them install puppet dictatorships.

These plans backfired when the rebel groups turned on the US military, because after all, they are an occupying enemy. The rebel groups then began to assemble and form their own alliances, eventually becoming the terrorist group known as ISIS. Even after these rebel groups showed that they would not be able to be controlled and that they were terrorizing local areas, the US government continued to give them money and weapons, in hopes that they would destabilize the established governments, and provide an excuse for more conquest in the region. Sadly, this is an excuse that all the major presidential candidates have accepted. Even Bernie Sanders and Rand Paul, who are the favorite candidates of activists on either side of the aisle, are both supporters of the war on terror. Paul has said that he wants to declare war on ISIS, and Sanders has recently promised to continue the drone war overseas. Sanders has also consistently voted to give military funding to both Saudi Arabia and Israel and has voted to continue the wars overseas on multiple occasions. Both candidates continue to perpetuate the scare of the “War on Terror”, both have also called for the prosecution of Edward Snowden and the mainstream candidates like Trump and Clinton are even worse.

When Obama was campaigning he promised to end the wars but then just ended up lying about it. This time around the candidates aren’t even lying, they are just openly parroting the Bush doctrine and fearmongering about ISIS as a justification for war. It is not the job of the US government to police the world, and everywhere they have gone, they have made the situation worse and done whatever they could to benefit themselves and their allied corporations.

Edited from: trueactivist.com  

 

The Truth About The Lies  

Playlist Content

1. The 9/11 Pentagon Attack: Behind The Smoke Curtain 

2. Uncovered: The Whole Truth About The Iraq War

3. Killuminati

4. Meet The Clintons

5. Donald Trump: Make America Hate Again 

6. Invisible Empire: The New World Order Defined