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February 17, 2024


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For long people have lived like animals in a herd.

Not that long ago people would live in neighborhoods and mind their own business while the government occupied themselves with the overall running of society and ALL shared the same value and meaning.

Little by little, individuals and individual parts of society, started to seek or get more power. Just as an example.

These days whatever is done by the government is discussed in great detail by people in TALK - SHOWS, behaving as unpaid and unappointed directors, managers etc. Something that was unheard of a couple of decades ago.

Now we can see how these individual powers that started out as small nucleii have come to fruition in powers that cannot be controlled by the engorgement, powers that are not at all interested in the welfare of others, the community, the culture let alone the welfare of the earth but the growth of their own power and wealth.

Whole countries are ruled by organized criminals and if not they cannot control the multinationals etc etc.

In the I Ching [Hexagram 44, first line] there is a verse about young pigs. If you do not attache an block around their neck to restrain their inborn drive to feed themselves, they will destroy the whole garden and if older you cannot tame them and have to face them in their full power.

Six at the beginning means:
It[the pig] must be checked with a brake of bronze.
Perseverance brings good fortune.
If one lets it take its course, one experiences misfortune.
Even a lean pig has it in him to rage around.

If an inferior element has wormed its way in, it must be energetically checked
at once. By consistently checking it, bad effects can be avoided. If it is allowed
to take its course, misfortune is bound to result; the insignificance of that
which creeps in should not be a temptation to underrate it. A pig that is still
young and lean cannot rage around much, but after it has eaten its fill and
become strong, its true nature comes out if it has not previously been curbed.

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