Many have talked about how humanity is going through an apparent ascension, awakening, elevating of consciousness and other similar, speculative terms. I am certainly one of them, for which you’d find plenty of evidence in my past articles. But I believe now the idea requires some elemental grounding — and perhaps an alternative, matured perspective, given the events of recent history.
To come together in any sort of peace, unity, cooperation, and planetary harmony, humanity needs a solidifying, stabilizing, magnetizing purpose that allows us to channel our need for struggle, challenge, and contrast—one that impels us toward greater ideals than infighting, warring over imaginary lines in the dirt and resources, and bickering over dogma and spiritual ignorance.
We work hard to maintain appearances, don’t we? Be it banks, government, our schools, churches, the media, or our own selves, there is virtually unnoticeable progress, and instead, slowly swirling eddies of superficial, endless noisemaking.