Today is 21 December 2012, the day that became a legend and I’m not afraid to use this particular word to describe it. It became a legend mostly in a bad way and shortly I will explain why. I was trying to fall asleep but the recent conversation with a good friend of mine kept me awake till the bright morning of the 21 December 2012.
To be honest, I got a bit fed up with this ridiculous hysteria and craziness rolling round the world epidemically even among people I once considered as “reasonable”. That is why I could not possibly sit this topic out and I definitely wanted to share some of my my views. So why are we really afraid of the end of the world?
Why Are We Really Afraid Of The End Of The World?!
Who wants us to be scared ?!
Just sit aside and think this one through. Who can possibly benefit from the collective hysteria of the whole wide world?!
The main purpose of this “information bomb” is to intimidate people at all costs and to distract us from the real and urgent problems such as the economic crisis, world wars, governments’ failed promises and so on. People seemed to react more calmly accepting any negative information. Why care about it that much if you “knew that the world will come to its end in a couple of years”?! Why fight for our rights and freedom, marching there and demand something from the government?! Why bother at all?! When you’re distracted with thinking that the world will end on some particular day and it was well announced – all life problems, in fact, all problems that TRULY matter seem to fade away and become unimportant as common fear of our planet collapsing or seizing to exist grows larger. Keep in mind that people in fear are the most “manageable” and easiest to persuade them to believe in anything that Media feeds them every day.
The law of interpretation
Such “sensations” now intrusively appear in the media like mushrooms after good rain. Day by day it kept harping about the fact that the ancient Mayan calendar ends in 2012. And millions of interpretations of that seemed to be summed up into some outrageous opinion of “the end of the world”! Crowds of “psychics” thinking that they are some kind of Gods call to all mankind to prepare for natural disasters in 2012. Really? “Natural disasters” have always been part of life on our planet! It’s just the way things are and they will always stay that way! But this doesn’t mean that you have to fall again and again for old media tricks and get scared every time the lightning strikes harder than usual.
The thing is that the global financial oligarchy seriously got weakened and is afraid of losing their power over us all. The old levers of influence on people are so weakened that the world’s “elite” started using the most dangerous and powerful way to manage people – to intimidate them with “the end of the world” talk including “scientific” promises of this event! This is misleading and untrue garbage and people should stop believing in it.
Why are we scared?
Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent. – R. D. Laing
Ok, I didn’t really want to have this conversation about mortality here. But I’m afraid I have to. We are here for a reason. All of us. You and me. Our time here is limited. Nobody truly knows when exactly our life will come to it’s end and what lessons we will learn in the long journey of living…. We came here to learn, to love, to share and experience life to its fullest! Breathe in with excitement! Mortality is something we all have in common, that’s what makes our life so dear and valuable! Don’t waste it on fears and false beliefs. Be present!
Remembering that I’ll be dead soon is the most important tool I’ve ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything – all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure – these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important. – Steve Jobs
It’s funny now, but I recalled my conversation dated August 1999 with my best friend back then Alice. We were sitting on her porch talking and suddenly she asked something that completely took me by surprise and knocked the wind out of my gut. “Are you afraid of the end of the world that is coming on 31 December 1999″? – she asked. “I saw my mum reading a newspaper the other day and it got her very sad… She said we are all going to die soon. Are we?” Pffff, I mean sure. How did I know at the age of 12 that Alice’s mum became yet another victim of The Media?! But now revisiting those memories really got me thinking – how many people out there are afraid without any idea that their feelings are widely controlled and manipulated by the informational storm that they invite every day into their lives. How many millions of dollars were spent on Armageddon nuclear bunkers? Who can give me the ultimate price of that fear the planet was thrown into?! How many scared children like Alice are out there without reasonable people to calm them down?
Now think about that: there is always “the end of the world” for someone… And the beginning as well!
Remember the law of attraction?
If you believe and support the law of attraction now think about that: there are 7 billion people on this planet, what could possibly happen if all of us would have thought about the same thing at once ?! No! Don’t count me…. I think about something else at the moment Just a thought I’m sharing.
The new era of consciousness
Other people believe that the end of Mayan calendar simply says that’s the New Era of Consciousness begins today. The Era, that probably even Mayans couldn’t understand and describe fully. And yet again, it’s all about the interpretation.
Believe that the sun will shine tomorrow…
I couldn’t sleep last night so I went on the balcony and gazed at the calm flow of the river Thames. It was so peaceful and beautiful. I couldn’t help myself but make a wish for the new happier day to come for all of us. I wished for all of us eternal peace, love and endless light of inspiration. I wished peace for our minds and souls. Serenity and wisdom.
I stayed up till late last night and I saw many posts on twitter and facebook going something like that: “if the end of the world really comes tomorrow, just so you know, I LOVE YOU!” The end of the world never came in the year of 2000 nor did it come today. And it would have been much better to say: “If my life will end tonight, just so you know, I LOVE YOU, GUYS!”. And this is the context that we should think about when we are making decisions in our lives. Live in the present as if this was your last day. You only have 30,000 days to live – don’t waste them on silly fears! Anyway I wish all of you to believe that the sun will shine tomorrow for you and your loved ones. Take care. I love you all!
By Lesya Li
Picture taken from the vk.com