“Is it possible to learn this power?” – Anakin
Have you ever had someone stay in your face doing all they can to be a hindrance? No matter how much you ignore them and try to move on with the path ahead, the path that will leave the past where it belongs? Have you ever had the people around you preach in the face of this, to simply let it go? I did. For months and then on one fateful day, even though I had been well out of range for months. This person who always told me to let it go, finally understood what I was saying all along when he had cops show up at his door, looking for me because my ex wife, who he would find out from the sheriff he filed his own report with, told him that she had been coming in for months with anything she could muster to try to get them to bring me in, sent them. On the day in court, the judge shot her accusations down for the last time, three months later I was a thousand miles away. The point here is that the positive people have a plethora of old school sayings, and cute memes, that things that they will force down peoples faces because they have a blind spot to things that are just too icky for them to grasp. They say these things without thought because these things are what they have always been told and until they really face something that shows them just how little they truly understand they treat their way as the one and only that can be followed. Now I’m not just saying Religion. God does not even always have to factor in with the ideology they will try to push on others.
If someone told you to let it go, could you listen when you know from experience that sometimes things have to be confronted and dealt with so you don’t get that blade in the back in the process of turning the other cheek? If someone told you that you needed to be more open, to accept people for how they are, would you listen, or would you realize that people who say this are often speaking to people who are what they themselves can’t accept and what they are really saying is that you should accept them and what they do without the question mark they are placing on you? What if someone told you that they hated drama and stupidity in people, only to support people who embody these very things? Do they really believe what they are saying, or are they just proving that it is not the PRINCIPLE behind the statement they believe in, but rather the situation as it benefits themselves? To hate drama, yet seek it out to stick your nose in says a lot. And do such people speak from a place of “LOVE” or “Understanding” so much as from a need to assuage a superiority complex?
The above question posed by Anakin Skywalker was to a SITH story regarding a Sith Lord who had the ability to create and control life. The answer he received was: “NOT from a Jedi.” The fiction is not far from the truth of reality. The happy people who had supportive families who always believed whole heartedly and with out thought as to the actual meaning of these statements and memes they like to choke the internet and daily life with, may work well for ones more fortunate than others, but what if you grew up watching your mother get beat? What if you know what poor means because you and the family huddle into the living room after the electric is cut in a house over ran by mice to the point that you could wake up in the middle of the night and watch them fight using your body as a coliseum? What if you have already tasted of the “poison” called anger? What if you knew enough of what these people are not willing to think about that there is not a single non thought out meme or line that you could not counter perfectly? I can tell you from experience, many of these people go into fight mode, and show themselves to be no different than the ones telling them they can’t buy into what they have to say. Unfortunately that still leaves the question if you can not see a path that is workable from where you came into the picture, where do you go?
People see the name of an allied leader of the last great war and assume far too much in the validity of their wisdom.
ENDURANCE: is the strength to withstand wear and tear of constant use and abuse.
INTELLIGENCE: is the ability to learn and apply new knowledge.
CONTINUOUS EFFORT: By LOGIC requires BOTH STRENGTH and INTELLIGENCE to be any more than the process of spinning your wheels in the mud and going NOWHERE.
But this is gospel……Because it came from the mind of Winston Churchill and can be a buffer for a lackadaisical approach to improving your station in life because that is more COMFORTABLE than taking a stand or TRUSTING YOURSELF.
The Path of The REAL Sith addresses this from a very specific stand point. If life is a cycle, can you, or do you not eventually reach your destination no matter which direction you take? The REAL Sith is about finding ones way to balance THROUGH the Darkness rather than ignoring it, or down playing it. Can you face your own Dark side and MASTER IT, rather than letting it MASTER YOU? What if I told you, that those who talk most about comfort zones are the the ones who shut down and hide within their own when confronted with a point of view that conflicts with their own? That you can want something, but not have to follow a narrow minded path to achieve it? What if I told you that the path of The REAL Sith, is simply one where you don’t have to take bullshit judgement from people who can’t look at themselves enough to know they are no better than the concepts they cry about even though they use them when it’s convenient for their own limited structure? A path where you can be secure in the knowledge that you do not have to be made to feel like the odd man out just because you can’t follow useless rhetoric or those who champion that rhetoric like it was gospel? A path where strength is not derived from numbers of followers, but in the sense of individuality that can only come when you look within for your wisdom rather than some icon? What if that path is not “EVIL” like many would have you believe, because they can not bring themselves to open their own minds to see the bigger picture of how we weaken ourselves leaning on God rather than trusting the STRENGTH such a being may or may not have been responsible for giving us in the first place? We weaken our structure of belief when we are selective about what the PRINCIPLE of that belief represents, when in fact it encompasses ALL. When we know WHAT REAL STRENGTH is, we can be more than the greater good of egocentric existence, but a part of the greater good of ALL. – Darth Venomous