Thursday, November 13, 2008

Kids at Obama's Speech

Here's another example to go along with my last post about children being a source of hope.

I'm currently reading a great book called Everything Toltec Wisdom which (among other things) discusses the freedom of our mind when we are children and how it's eventually diminished. Eventually, a child's mind becomes domesticated by family & society, and becomes subject to the "Mitote". This is an abstract "parasite" in our consciousness that binds us with distorted perceptions, fears, & anxieties.

This photo series from Obama's acceptance speech demonstrates the idea of a united human society in which childlike acceptance and freedom are possible.

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