Time and time again, during my 30 years as a reporter, I’ve come across what I call “the elite creation of reality.”
It shows up in areas of politics, energy, modern medicine, media, money, covert intelligence, the military, religion, science, multinational corporations.
It’s as if a painter is working on a mural, and the global population is looking at that mural and seeing it as Reality.
This goes deeper. Much deeper:
Limited concepts of space, time, energy, the mind, cause-and-effect—these, too, are “given” to human beings as the be-all and end-all of a story. A story that ultimately short-circuits and short-changes what the individual is really capable of. Continue reading