Category: Social


TV is the basic inspiration for our realities today, the standard reality-creation device. The dom-society  flood your screens with various shows, all apparently separate, in order to validate the ‘reality’ of your reality-notions, your personal TV show, which really has been created by them in the first place. The technique is to create validation from a large number of sources, thereby solidifying that notion of reality in our minds. From there, we design our sets, do our casting, and write our scripts, after that format. This is the technique of the dom-society to get the masses to formulate their realities in a certain way, but this isn’t their inherent power. This is just the way reality works, that they utilize for their own purposes. Through proper understanding, and utilization of that understanding, we can use these same techniques to design our own realities.

They flood your screens with standard sets, props, character-themes, and demonstrations of proper and improper moral-behavior. This programs our minds to think things ‘are’ a certain way, or ‘should be’ a certain way. Suddenly, we find the characters that we have seen on our screens in our lives! Suddenly, the plot structures we have noticed on our screens can be found in our lives! Your ‘reality’ is really just your own little section of the large-scale TV-studio society that is America. Develop your own characters, your own plots, your own set. Take control of your little slice of this industry. Develop your inner-reality thoroughly, and then bring about a merger with your inner-reality and your outer-reality. From here comes the great game of life, a playful interaction between the inner-world and the outer-world, where each flows into and inspires the other.

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The perfection of society is on the horizon. It will largely be facilitated through the Internet. There will be a database of sorts that everyone will be connected to, or at least have the option of being connected to. In this database, virtually every aspect of life will be listed as categories for you to rate and give your opinion on. Everything from economic and social policies of government to attitudes on things like sexuality and drugs, and virtually anything else one might have an opinion on, will be in this database to be rated or given an opinion by you. To let us think of it simply yet specifically, for every issue you may be able to rate your opinion on it from a scale of 1-10, or use any number of ‘key words’ to describe your opinion of it, or state that you have no preference. Now the answers of every individual would be sorted through this database, and it would group people together based on their ideals. The land of the world would be divided up to give an appropriate amount of land that was perhaps of the right climate to every single group of people. Throughout the world, every single philosophy for life would be represented with its own society. Every single individual in the world would be able to live in hir own perfect society.

Now this sorting of individuals into their own perfect society is just one outward manifestation of a real transformation to the way we live life in general. This whole system largely functions through a ‘classification system,’ which we use to classify all modes of experience and give our opinions on them. Beyond this, it is also used to classify individuals. Now this process of classifying or labelling people, and giving them roles, is something we always do in our minds, but generally cloud through complex identities that are left vague and undefined. We have many ‘labels’ that we give to people, but we may not want to actually say them, or even articulate them in our thoughts. This classification system, which would be entirely customizable by each individual, would classify all different types of people, and we would give our opinions on each type of person. This would all be for the purpose of facilitating ideal experiences with ideal people, and giving incredible opportunity to meet many people that are ideal for you without constraint.

The fact that this would be a universal system, that we all share, and that it would clearly work best the more honest you were with your classifications and ratings, would allow for people to have whatever experience, or interact with whatever type of person, they would like, without playing games to appease our sensitivities to social taboos. Personal sensitivity would largely be eradicated due to the fact that each ‘person’ would consciously assume a multiplicity of identities. Many ‘negative labels’ would lose offensiveness, partially because of the multiplicity and therefore elasticity of identity previously mentioned, but also more than that. Nearly all, if not all, labels are desired by at least some people, if completely honest. This, reciprocally, leads to a number of people WANTING to be that, even if they don’t admit it due to some social pressure. When the classifications of an honest humanity are out there for all to see, we will all feel a lot more comfortable with our own desires and roles that we play.
There could be a database of ‘proposed experiences,’ where people would input any experience they would like to have. Others who read and were interested in your proposed experience, or who wrote of the same thing, would be put in a group with you, and you would be matched up based on personality profiles, or possibly appearance profiles, that would match you and the others with the ideal person or people to have the experience with. Virtually any experience we wanted to have we could have with ease, and we would do it with the perfect people. ANY activity you wanted to do would be simply faciliated. You put in the ‘categories’ of the desired experience, and the ‘categories’ of the ideal person or people, it would filter through every specification you give, and you would be matched with a certain number of people who fit the profile of the ideal person and who also wanted to do the same thing. Of those, you would be filtered through their ideal for who they wanted to have the experience with, and you could all be matched, either randomly or through some further ratings to ensure the ideal experience for each of you, and it would be set up. This would not be a ‘sometimes’ thing. Our whole life could work like this, so we would all live lives where we were constantly doing the exactly perfect thing we would like to do. We could have a wireless device that we carry around with us, as we do cell phones, that would connect us to the system at all times. It would constantly be used to faciliate ideal experiences, and it would be like a little ‘assistant’ to help guide every person through their ideal life, as one cohesive unit of shared perfection.

“I’m so happy, cuz today I found my friends, they’re in my head” – Nirvana(Lithium)

Specific people are not particularly important. They are only significant for what categories they represent, and these categories are projections, ‘in your head.’ If you can come to understand the categories of the people in your life, or the people you wish to be in your life, specifics become less and less important. WHY are the people in your life important? WHY do you want the people, or sorts of people, to be in your life, or play whatever role you would like them to play? Any answer you give could be re-stated through the usage of categories. There are MANY people in this world who could fit these basic categories that you are, in truth, looking for, but getting caught up in a specific manifestation of. Understand this.

Understand that it is certain CATEGORIES of personality, physical features, or experiences that you are looking for. Understand that these categories are not particularly unique. If you can truly see this, that itself can give you a whole new outlook on life. Now that you can see this, ask yourself if these categories are absolutely true in an objective sense, or if they are subjective, and based on your own viewpoint? Their subjectivity should become clear, if you are able to see beyond ego-lenses. This means that they are your own projections. You’ve created this classification system, that does not inherently exist in reality. You’re projecting these things onto your environment, and its inhabitants.

Do you notice how certain patterns repeat in your reality, how the same types of people continuously appear? This is because of your own categorization, that inevitably results in them. Change your classification system, change your reality. What do your friends, or anything or anyone that you enjoy in your reality, really represent? Categories. Where do these categories originate? Your mind. So relax. It’s all in your head. Your classifications will inevitably manifest in your reality, and through changing them, the manifestations that appear in your reality will change as well. “I’m so happy, cuz today I found my friends, they’re in my head.”

“The medium is the message.” Each development in communicative technology, each new medium, has within itself certain inevitable progressions. It inevitably evolves in a certain way according to its nature. So any specific expression within a given medium is not that important, because ultimately it is going to evolve according to its own nature, and THAT is the message, not some particular manifestation. So with the development of television and all of that, which represents the past-present medium, there were certain inevitable results. One of these was the celebrity culture that is so apparent today. With television, ‘characters’ are not left to the imagination, as it was with text. Rather, any given individual or scene represented with video is about THAT person. Inevitably, then, we as a society would develop preferences for certain archetypal characters which would come to be associated with certain faces, or individuals.

The Internet is laying the foundation for a new medium. Let us say this is the present-future medium, as it is somewhat in existence today, but has only just begun its evolution. One aspect of its inevitable evolution is a massive expansion of the celebrity culture. The previous medium, based on television and movies, was essentially monopolized by a few large corporations. Beyond this, the essential point is that there was a limited quantity of material that would actually be produced and viewed by the public at large. This leads to a small, aristocratic celebrity culture that the majority of the population is jealous of, and occupies the minds of the societal masses. With the E-volution, these restrictions do not exist. For a time, the society will have a hard time realizing and taking advantage of the new possibilities, and will use these new possibilities to serve the purposes of, and propogate, the television culture and its ideals; this is where we are now. Inevitably, though, the society realizes that anyone can be a ‘celebrity.’ We do not need to be limited to only a few celebrities which are nationally or internationally recognized. There will be more and more talented people who desire to live what we may call a ‘celebrity lifestyle.’

What to do with this influx of interesting and talented people, potential celebrities, that we are seeing today, and will continue to see more and more of as time goes on? With this expansion of the celebrity culture will come a localization of the celebrity culture. There are something like 300 million citizens in America today. Let us say there are 30 real celebrities in America, though the number could differ depending on how you look at it, but these differences are inconsequential in terms of the point I’m making. This means that there is one celebrity for every 10 million citizens. The overwhelming majority of the fans of these celebrities will never have any interaction, letalone significant interaction, with these people, despite the fact that they would love that. Let us now consider an America that has 30,000 ‘celebrities,’ about 1,000 times more than we have today. This may seem strange, but here each ‘celebrity’ corresponds to 10,000 citizens, which would in general be localized. Now you have a much more manageable celebrity-fan situation, where the ‘celebrities’ have the same type of exposure, if not more, that constitutes a celebrity in our minds, and the corresponding lifestyle and fan adoration, yet with a realistic ability for the fans to interact with the people they are fans of.

As I say, this new societal structure would in general sort itself out according to locality. There will be a development of many well-developed ‘niches,’ based on the great diversity of interests among people. These niches will overlap in certain ways, and will have their own corresponding ‘celebrities.’ Based on various factors of appeal, each ‘celebrity’ will have their own mass of following, in terms of numbers and geographical range, as well as cross-niche appeal. Their primary base will be local, but they could potentially expand to large areas. Now when we think of the celebrity lifestyle, there are a few things to consider. It is partially based on their level of exposure and popularity, which we already addressed would be fulfilled. It is also partially based on the LIFESTYLE of the celebrity, which we will inevitably discover is available to all of us basically. The other thing to consider is that it is not only about BEING a celebrity. Being friends with, or dating, a celebrity is also very exciting. With this expansion of the celebrity culture, and its corresponding localization and intimacy, the prospect of becoming friends with, or dating, a celebrity will become very realistic. What this means is that everyone will essentially be able to live the celebrity lifestyle, whether or not they themselves are one of the actual ‘celebrities.’ Right now the situation is that there are a few people living lifestyles that most of the rest of the citizenry wishes they were living. As this E-volution occurs, the development of the new medium through the Internet, we will all have any sort of lifestyle we would like available to us. As it has been implied in my mind, but a potential objection I can see being raised, all of this does NOT imply the stereotype of getting drunk every night and doing various wreckless thing. This is only one possibility, that in some people’s minds has become a stereotype. The point is that there will be no limits to our lifestyles, and we will be able to take that freedom of choice and do with our lives whatever we wish, with no limits.