You have probably seen this documentary but if not, it’s worth seeing. It’s about propaganda and lying, and the pain and suffering of the victims.
I have said it before, but it’s worth repeating. I don’t care if the pushers of poison are conspiratorial or sincere. I believe that a lot of them are sincere.
After all, after centuries of forced—and then internalized—separation from nature, many people are broken. The society—under the initial and ongoing trigger by the influential opinion-shaping financial interests—does condition us from childhood to betray ourselves, to sleepwalk, and to feel “smart” for acting against our long-term interests. Also, confusion is contagious, especially when confusion feels more familiar and pleasing than being spiritually naked.
However, there is a difference between feeling compassionate toward the sincerely misguided—and agreeing to being their pushover victims!
They, in their own way, need healing, and love, and kindness—but they certainly have not earned the right to hurt us, and they don’t get our compliance.