Imagination: The Lost Land!

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Something recently said to me got me thinking about the way our society for decades has suppressed people imagination even our ability to dream. Regardless of what I have always said recently it is not a recent phenomenon but something which has been going on for decades certainly after the 1960s.

I have been luckier than most people as my childhood I was never stopped though not really encouraged to use my imagination or dream but outside of my childhood home I lived in a world which never really encouraged such behaviours if anything subtly suppressed it. Especially at school which tended to promote idea of a more bland life of work and so called normality. The result is always the same in so much most people’s imagination and dreams become unimportant replaced by a work ethic with no room for the real fun side of life.

This did colour most of my life in so much I knuckled down to work with little real enthusiasm for life in general. Though I managed to still exercise my imagination as I still managed to play and run role-playing games. In my case it was also suppressed by my underlying depression.

It is only now after I have done something about my depression and finally figured out the most important for keeping your mental health good is allowing your imagination and dreams free as in the end it is part of what makes us human in the first place. So now because I allow myself to be more creative and dream more I am starting to feel much better about myself and happier inside. This something which has not happened in decades.

But this is at a time when this insidious suppression of people’s imagination and dreaming has become worse, even institutionalised, in our society around us to a point they use peer pressure to keep people in line. We are forced into what someone else thinks is normal and acceptable that is someone who works hard, always follows orders and does nothing to rock the boat. That is a wonderfully compliment people easily controlled by te powers to be.

We are constantly fed this image of normality and compliance throughout our media even down to entertainment we are fed via our television. Add to this an encouragement from the powers to be for people to chastise anyone who shows an inkling of imagination, dreaming or even a uniqueness mostly by making the person in question feel so small and uncomfortable.

In the end we are creating a society which lacks a spark of life given by people who use their imagination or dreams to move it forward. We are producing a society which is doomed for failure because it will eventually stagnate on so many levels.

But as always people nowadays are blind to what is happening around them just happy to live their lives grateful for the little scraps the powers to be give them never knowing they really have the power to change the way things are because they were told they do not have the power to do so.

So we are creating a society where both imagination and dreams have become a lost land to most people!

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Grey Technology For Grey People By Grey People!

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The biggest irony of the modern world is that a growing number of people are turning their backs on modern technology going back to older technologies especially with media because they believe the new technology strips the soul out of the media because it is too perfect.

Add to this a growing number of people are turning their back on the modern world and turning to Steampunk which embarrasses a Neo-Victorian technology and its look. That is machines full of cogs, gears and the such made to look beautiful and truly engineered unlike modern technology which looks bland, lifeless which has took functionality to an extreme.

With all this happening and fall of the sale of technology in general, regardless of the credit crunch, the big technology corporations have not got this simple fact and continue to produce the same old technology again and again in the same bland and unimaginative packages. It is as if they are still stuck in a 1980s and 1990s afraid to move forward or change.

If they do not wake up soon they will kill off technology on a fundamental level and turn people off technology for good which they will be responsible for stagnation of our society and technology in the Western World. Though the more paranoid may say it is part of a plan for the few to control the world by dragging people down to sheep who expect little from technology and be grateful for any crumbs the technology companies give them.

But I am of the opinion that the actions of these big Technology Companies will backfire and in the end they will be real losers. As the fact that people are starting to turn away from their bland technology and turn towards older technologies because the newer technology simply failed to make life easier and more productive which results a fall in their sales.

Add to the rise of the Open Source movement which produces technologies, be it software or operating systems, which produce technologies which are created by the people for the people not technologies which cost an arm and leg whose functionality is suspect.

All in all if the big technology companies keep on their present path of grey and unimaginative technology they will find themselves in the cold eclipsed by smaller companies and people who return back the imagination, innovation and fun back to technology will start to eclipse them. We can already see it happening with the return of vinyl and film but as always these companies stick their heads in the sand hoping it will go way.

But it is not as there are too many people out there like myself who want more than grey technology for grey people made by grey people and prepared to fight for it!

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Same Old Mistakes And Policies!

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Once again the Conservative Government here in the United Kingdom are doing exactly the same set of policies to combat the recession much as the last time by cutting and privatising services including likes of National Health Service even the Post Office.

After the last time the Conservative Government tried this method of fighting a recession we ended up with poor services, higher taxes and crippling bills. All in all we were worse off I the end. It did work for a short while the economy flourished but it was only temporary fix as the government failed to tackle the underlying weakness of the Western Capitalism which is driven by pure greed and a short sighted view point.

So decades later we found ourselves in exactly the same position which if anything was far worse as the Credit Crunch highlighted once again the weakness of the Western Economies and Capitalism. That is it still driven by pure greed and short sighted view point, if anything the corruption and ineptitude of those in power has made whole situation far worse and last longer than it should of.

What the current Conservative Government are doing to fight the current economic situation much like the last time really does not cure the underlying issues of the Western Capitalism but papers on the cracks so those in power still keep their power and money at the expense of the people in general. By not doing anything different they are not solving anything just temporary fixing the situation and setting up the Western World for a even bigger fall sometime in the future.

The Conservatives both here in the United Kingdom and the United States are destroying Western Society as we know it by their policies because they allowing those in power to keep their money and power regardless of the fact their conservationism and greed is killing our society.

In my view it is time to try something different and radical as things cannot go on as they are as they will result in a society which doomed for failure again. We need to change direction way we deal with the recession and the way we do business on a very fundamental basis.

Our current situation will not be solved by some old policies as I believe they will simply will not work and we will find ourselves in worse place in the future. It is time to do something different so we in the West and Worldwide can really move on to new and different future which will be far brighter than we currently have.

It now has become a matter of survival of our Society even as we know it!

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Wakie-Wakie There is a Mr Cameron is About!

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As our Prime Minster, Mr Cameron, and the Conservatives here in the United Kingdom take apart the basic fabric of the government from the National Health Service to Social Security all in the effort to reduce the deficit which frankly not being borne out by the official figures which I have believed ended up costing the country more money rather than reducing the deficit.

On top of this the government under Mr Cameron is also eroding the personal freedom of the citizens of the United Kingdom including allowing the Security Services to officially snoop people’s emails and where they go on the internet and putting in place laws to stop people being radicalised by extreme Muslims over the internet which is so flimsy it could finally curtail the freedom of speech here in the United Kingdom on the Internet.

Under this law potentially even myself writing this blog criticizing the British Prime Minister and Government could be regarded as radical in the government eyes and potentially get me arrested even imprisoned. This my sound a bit extreme but in the current world situation with Mr Trump in United States and European Referendum here in United Kingdom could be very near to the truth if we do not change our path.

The one question I have to ask the people around me in the United Kingdom which is just when are you going to wake up to what is happening in this country?

Or are you just going to be sheep and blindly walk into a future when you have little real say in your life and freedom of speech in a Corporate State?

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A Message Has Been Sent to Mr Trump!

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This week I got a email from Petitions: UK Government and Parliament Web site that United Kingdom Parliament will debate the “Block Donald J Trump from UK entry” petition I signed end of last year.

As some 500,000 people signed the petition with minimum number of 10,000 people before Parliament will consider debating the content of the petition it would of made a mockery of the site and our democracy if Parliament had not debated it. Also considering the petition itself has broken records in so much it has had most signatures of any petitions on the web site!

So now the United Kingdom Parliament will debate whether to block Mr Trump from United Kingdom entry and regardless of the out come the fact that Parliament is having the debate sends a message to Mr Trump his allies and far right here we the people of United Kingdom do not tolerate such bigotry against anyone just because of their religion including Muslims.

Add to regardless of the pointless threats by Mr Trump to pull out investments in the United Kingdom we as a country will debate blocking him even block him as his money and influence here has gone as we hate bigots more than we fear rich men.

Those of us here in the United Kingdom should use this small victory against a bigot in high paces both here in the United Kingdom and United States to start to fight back and put in place those sections of our societies who promote bigotry, hate even extreme nationalist politics.

As a final note this has brought to home to certain group of Americans the one thing we here in United Kingdom and Europe hate more than so called terrorists are fascists and bigots. We here have a long history and memory which is littered with actions of such people which has resulted in the deaths of millions of innocent people!

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British Press: The Purveyor of Lies?

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What has certainly become very apparent, even very blatant, over the past few years just how some British Newspapers have become purveyors of half lies twisting the truth of stories for their own means. That is deliberately misquoting people, talking things out of context now even printing stories which are not based on truth but on unsupported hearsay.

The main culprits here in the United Kingdom being The Sun, The Telegraph both supported by the Sky New Channel and The Daily Mail who have been following their own right wing agenda which includes spreading fear about Middle Eastern Terrorists, stoking the fires of Anti-Muslim in certain parts of society to even spreading Anti-European by pandering to the far right nationalists here in the United Kingdom.

The proof of how blatant they have become came out after the recent Paris Terrorist attack after which both The Sun and The Daily Mail both had headlines which claimed, later proved unfounded, that the terrorists who did the attacks in Paris came in with the Syrian refugees. After which both newspapers were ordered by the Press Commission to print an apology for the misleading headlines.

This was just one of recent stories the newspapers in question have had to print apology for the others including stories about the new Labour Leader Mr Corbyn which were part of a very blatant slur campaign by the said newspapers.

In the case of both The Sun and The Telegraph we should not be surprised as their owner, one Mr Murdoch, has been trying for years to gain political power here in the United Kingdom using his newspapers to promote his right wing aspirations for power. This further proved by his very close ties to Mr Cameron which looks from where I am a very corrupt relationship which threatens our democracy on a very fundamental level.

What is worrying Mr Murdoch himself is only the tip of an iceberg here as he is just one of such rich persons who using the media here in United Kingdom to promote their right wing views and gain more political power at the expense of the ordinary people here in the United Kingdom.

This to some people out here will sound like the ramblings of yet another left wing activist but if these people has actually listening to the difference the British Press has been printing about the events around the world compared to the International Press could not of failed to notice this right wing bias and feeding to anti-Muslim feeling a majority of British Press has been printing.

Though I suspect that the large majority of the citizens of United Kingdom really do not care as it is easier to believe what is printed in a press which had the most integrity for its reporting rather than believe they are being manipulated by small group of very rich shadowy figures.

Once again some peoples apathy allows these newspapers and their owners to print such blatant right wing anti-Muslim propaganda in their newspapers so it carries on unchecked especially under a Conservative Government lead by Prime Minister who really looks as if he in the pockets of the newspaper owners in question.

As I said before one day people will wake up to find their freedoms gone living under the heavy boots of a government supported by corporations who use fear of the likes of Muslims to keep them in line with punitive laws in the name of security.

A grim thought which must be thought so people wake up what is happening before it is too late!

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A Days Writing!

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At one time including myself thought a day sitting writing, even my nonsense, was or is a waste of my time which could be put to better use.

But in the end it is not a waste of my time but a massive help to my mental illness called depression and good exercise for my imagination and intelligence. It gives me one more purpose to my life which lacks a real purpose at the moment.

Currently a wasted day in my view is sitting in front of a computer screen lazily surfing the social networks looking for something that is not there or playing games which simply do not inspire my imagination or creativity and just past time in a pointless pursuit.

So in the end a days writing for me is a positive experience which rather wastes my days opens my mind to its creativity and my eyes to the infinite possibilities of imagination.

In the end it is not a waste of time or effort!

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