Why we Shouldn’t Try to Wake People Up.
Spend five minutes in any new-age, spiritual or religious group and odds are high that the conversation will inevitably turn to the “out” group and how they need to be woken up, saved or enlightened.
Oh, wouldn’t the world be such a better place!
What I am suggesting in this article is that this kind of mindset is, at best, a huge hinderance, and at worst, an arrogant violation of another person’s intrinsic rights.
What this article would like to suggest to those of us with this kind of ideology is:
Forcing our idea of reality and our agenda on another is just repeating and reinforcing the same hypocrisy that we are supposedly an alternative to.
The pot calling the kettle black: