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Sunday, 24 July 2016

Being human on a psychopathically controlled Earth: Three lessons from the movie ‘Groundhog Day’

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The 1993 movie Groundhog Day is the story of a person trapped to live the same day over and over. The main character responds to this situation in three phases:
  1. Manipulative control for selfish short-term desires.
  2. Depression and attempted rejection from no escape and no satisfaction.
  3. Self-expression for virtue and service with satisfaction.
After selfish desire is transcended, the character awakens on a new day with all the earned skills of practiced virtues.

Five-minute overview:



2016 planet Earth is the story of humanity trapped to live the same psychopathic control system over and over. Relatively unaware humans are like the background characters in Groundhog Day, operational work animals for the .01%. Relatively aware humans respond to this situation in three phases:
  1. Manipulative control for selfish benefits (willfully operating within parasitic systems and/or joining the .01% psychopaths).
  2. Depression and attempted rejection (aware and disliking the system, refusing to join it, but also with resistance to embracing engagement)
  3. Acceptance of the factual condition of a psychopathic control system, with engaged self-expression for virtues.
Let’s consider three possible lessons from this analogy:

First: If the point of Life is evolution of experiencing and expressing virtue, be focused and go for it.

Both in the movie and our lives, virtue (however we best define it) seems to be the purpose, both in experience (what we feel) and expression (thoughts, words, actions).

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