If you look at social issues such as world hunger, homelessness, our broken educational system, and even programs like welfare. How might memes keep us from moving forward and resolving some of those programs. How do our beliefs about those issues keep us stuck in the status quo?
Do memes exist around issues like imigration? What about other political issues? What feeds those memes? We suggest that good politicians must be able to create powerful memes. They must be really good at not only creating powerful memes, but feeding those memes and keeping the belief systems in place.
As I’m writing this, I’m reminded of a movie that came out several years ago: “Wag The Dog.” If you haven’t seen that movie, check it out for a look at how our political machines create memes and feed them!! As we discussed in our first Chapter 1 video, a good meme, is not necessarily mean it’s a good idea. Think about that one!
Start paying attention to what beliefs hold your social systems, and world social issues in place. As you begin to uncover some of these memes – the glue that keeps these social structures defined – allow yourself to be curious, and start questioning them.
What the memes you start to identify don’t really reflect YOUR PERSONAL TRUTH? Are you willing to claim your own truth? If we all began to claim our own truths, would we see the world we live in begin to shift into a different illusion?
Catch our second Chapter 1 video here, and leave us a comment. http://tinyurl.com/4tccxfk Join in the conversation! — Nancy