Power Outside The Matrix: what it means

I stumbled upon many of these ideas you present whilst studying Buddhism (Vajrayana and Theravada) and going to Vipassana meditation retreats. After I saw my own suffering and the causes I looked around and saw the whole world was also suffering from ignorance about themselves, craving, and aversion. What shattered my world view was…the people who manage our government, corporations, institutions are reinforcing our ignorance and make huge profits from our self inflicted suffering. These monsters make their living off our ignorance! I’m still trying to find my balance outside of the matrix and it’s been over 20 years now. Thank you for these articles!

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Power Outside The Matrix: what it means

by Jon Rappoport

June 28, 2014


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.

The entire mural of imposed Reality is aimed at radically diminishing the individual’s power.

So in addition to my work as an investigative reporter, I’ve been researching the…

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