Emotions are dangerous and unreliable beasts. Relying on them can invoke the most negative of consequences. Ask any woman (sorry to be hard upon my gender) who on any given day of the month can experience happiness, sadness, crabbiness, and joy all within a matter of minutes simply because of fluctuations in her hormonal state.
Growing up, my mom told me to never make decisions when I was emotional. When you are tired, hungry, grumpy, or upset, you are more likely to make bad decisions. That’s because when you make decisions based on emotion, you tend to ignore reality. You tend to ignore the facts.
Never before have I seen this displayed more clearly than in our present state of world affairs. In the beginning of the coronavirus panic, it was natural to feel a bit of fear. Everything was uncertain. We did not have any facts, and we were being told daily how many people were dying. If you are constantly bombarded with the threat of death, you will begin to live in a state of fear and panic.
It’s not that way anymore. We have a ton of facts. We have research. We now know how the virus works and what kinds of treatment it responds the best to.
Yet people have been conditioned to remain afraid. They have been trained, quite effectively I might add, to live in and stay in a state of panic and fear. The facts do not matter to people. Fear has become their primary motivating force.
Here you have a virus where on average 99% of the people who get it survive, yet people are completely gripped with fear. You can show people the actual data being reported from their very own community, yet they remained completely paralyzed with fear. For example, in my community, only .02% of the entire population have died from the virus, and 99.88% of the population do not even have the virus currently! Yet people are walking around town looking at others like they are carriers of some deadly plague. It is completely unreal to me.
They are being ruled by fear and not facts…emotions and not reality
Take for another example: the masking requirements. In my state, only .15% of the population is confirmed/presumed [emphasis intentionally presumed] to even actively have the virus. Yet our governor is threatening masking mandates throughout the entire state. He has spent millions of dollars on fear mongering propaganda to maintain a state of panic among the masses. Manipulating masses to fear is pure evil, yet people fall for it because they are operating emotionally instead of rationally.
Even though there are numerous studies put out by real experts in the past 20 years who have done real scientific studies that demonstrate the ineffectiveness of masking on healthy people and the potential problems that could arise from healthy people wearing masks, we are constantly being told that we must do things because the “experts” say so. Yet those experts are always unnamed. Or we are told the CDC says something is so, and people blindly trust it regardless of the fact that in the beginning they were telling us something very different than they are telling us now. Has it ever occurred to anyone that the government is using the government to support what it tells you to do?
Emotions are dangerous and unreliable. By living in certain emotions, like fear for example, you will make decisions that are not grounded in truth and reality. Living in fear is so dangerous, in fact, that it can leave you opened to being controlled by other people…people who may not have your best interests in mind.
Come out of your emotional stupor and into reality, even if just for a moment. Examine the facts. Study them. Make decisions grounded in what is real. Stop reacting to the world around you and start acting like a rational human being. Conditioning can be reversed, but you will have to work at it by educating yourself intentionally with the truth.