The E(In)ternal Apocalypse

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Of course dark, scary prophecy is coming true. It’s ALWAYS coming true…because we’ve ALWAYS been afraid of the same shit! I’m sure many of you have had experiences in your lives where fears (read: intense worries) have manifested as reality thanks to that busy little demon known as self-sabotage. I know I have. Speaking of sabotage

Media exposure to real-life examples of things we once only wondered about is scaring the shit outta us!!! We can’t handle being exposed to the dark idiosyncrasies of our world. All the horrible, ghastly, vicious stories that confirm our deepest, darkest fears. It seems as if our nightmares have been yanked from our subconsciouses and are now streaming right in front of our faces. Everything we’ve ever worried about happening IS happening. In high definition! With crystal clear audio!

Now our fears are justified. We now have undeniable proof that evil runs amok. Even before the internet and its fear streams and terror feeds, or 24/7 news media and its blood-an’-guts porn, we wondered about this stuff. Our religious texts (as well as their uber popularity) speak to just how much we wondered about this stuff. They also speak to how much we witnessed. Although the world we have access to online and via our various forms of offline media seems bigger and broader than the one our ancestors had access to, its breadth is only an illusion: We could witness twenty people doing something or twenty-million people doing something, but if they’re ALL doing the same damn thing (fucking and fighting…and loving) then the numbers become irrelevant. Relevancy shifts to the spirit then. Or the vibe. Or the feeling we get ABOUT ‘what’ we’re witnessing. If we are terrified by what we’re seeing we’ll manifest that terror, either through fighting against it or acquiescing to it.

We worry about shit, we see the shit we worry about made real, our worry then becomes dogmatic truth. It is no longer irrational. It is some ‘thing.’ It exists. It is REAL!!!!! Oftentimes realer than anything we know. Has us piling into places of so-called worship where we CLAIM to be revering a LOVING God, but all we do is talk about the shit we’re afraid of (read: confused about)…and as result, we ironically and inadvertently end up worshiping the very thing we CLAIM to hate. Fear is REALLY in control…and that right there is kinda fucking scary.

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