Posted on: 2012-07-08 12:48:13
Because adults fear these facts so much, we are forced into political speech, social codes, and repeating dogma at a young age. We brainwash ourselves to avoid being unpopular at parties. (But we can change that.~Ed.)
“That’s what you all are … all of you young people who served in the war. You are a lost generation.” – Gertrude Stein
The generations of the West have been lost since the Enlightenment, and will continue to be lost until we find a new social order to replace the old.
The old, afloat in a sea of individualism brought on by Enlightenment values, had become sodden with the primary disease of that dysfunction, namely a reversed mode of thought.
Forward thought recognizes that we are small parts of the world, studies that world, finds a response, and adapts; backward thought projects onto the world, assuming that it is a part of the individual.