Freedom is Expensive

5f1b9841a96277a54dd6f5bf3677511fFreedom is painful, ladies and gentlemen, that’s why we don’t want it. To free ourselves from the false self, from our masks and roles by which we live a social life, by which we pretend and play the roles given by others and to begin to discover our true selves, that point where free and infinite consciousness penetrates the horizontal of time and space called “our life”, and eventually to live what is real, being aware that we are neither a person, nor a role playing, nor a mask, but this consciousness that is confined within us in a certain point of manifestation, without a feeling of bondage, playing the game it itself had created – that kind of freedom is expensive. By being free in such a way, you will tell your partner what is his or hers purpose – to scratch the itch or to reproduce, you will let your child go when the time comes and tell him “go now, life is what you make it”, you will tell your friends that “you are not their garbage can” or “a crying shoulder”, you won’t be a slave to the slaves whether through personal, social or business relationships. In this kind of freedom you will not seek comfort, because you will know that there is no “self” out there, and because of that fact you will not build a “false self” and play the roles of a wretch, of a dramatist, of an action hero. Continue reading