It’s taken 150 years. On January 1, 1863 Abraham Lincoln signed the Emancipation Proclamation and “proclaimed all those enslaved (in Confederate territory) to be forever free, and ordered the Army (and all segments of the Executive branch) to treat as free all those enslaved.” (Wikipedia) The thirteenth amendment, ratified in 1865, declared slavery illegal in the United States. On December 1, 1955 Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on the bus to a white passenger. Martin Luther King gave his “I have a dream” speech on August 28, 1963. Barack Obama was elected President of the United States on November 4, 2008.
To quote Rosa Parks: "People always say that I didn't give up my seat because I was tired, but that isn't true. I was not tired physically, or no more tired than I usually was at the end of a working day. I was not old, although some people have an image of me as being old then. I was forty-two. No, the only tired I was, was tired of giving in."
It is 2013 and still we are slaves. We the people are tired of giving in. Slavery is slavery and what was true for the plantation owners (the Cabal) in the 1800’s is true for the bankers, world leaders and elite (the Cabal) right now. Think about it. As D. indicates here, understand what lengths they will go, to keep us slaves to their system. It is a sweet deal.
SLAVERY BY ANOTHER NAME | Prologue | PBS
Their lives are built around it. They’ve had generations to plan this and although their actions may be predictable, they are tenacious and determined. They will not give up. Change to the slavery system threatens life as they know it. We will not get anywhere with combat. Our best and most powerful agent for change is to create something entirely new.
We may have just woken up to this corruption, yet we are deeply familiar with struggle, debt, loss and illness. We’ve seen enough of what is criminal and life draining – it’s time to focus elsewhere.
We’ve remembered the power of our thoughts; it is time to ramp it up a bit. For certainly there is not one among us who has not thought about free, not dreamt of prosperity, or not imagined their own vitality. Lately, in contrast to our current life, we think about little else.
Yet what do we talk about? Is it the good stuff or the struggle? Six years ago began a “No Complaints” campaign. The goal was, and is, a complaint free world. Bracelets were sold and the idea is that you switch wrists with every negative outburst. Eventually you’ll have trained yourself to stop complaining.
Now, to fill in all those empty sentences… In the beginning was the Word. The Word – an utterance, a sound, an audible vibration. This is the key to the kingdom – the very tool of creation. The Word started it all. The Word is needed now, to start it again. Pick a word, a phrase, a mantra – and speak it out loud. Say it in your bathroom, your car, on the walk to the train. Say it. Speak it. Give it voice. The world was created with The Word. It will Be again.
We are creators. This is what we Do. The “owners” know the power of words. Hence we have mandatory schooling and mainstream media. We’ve been forced to recite their words when we were young, so we’d give up everything to their cause when we grew up.
Not today. Today we have our own cause. Freedom. Sovereignty. Prosperity. Say these words or choose your own. Yet begin with the truth – “I AM.” Because YOU ARE. Nothing else out ranks you – not a person. Not a corporation. Say it and feel it. “I AM.” Get into it. Play music that stirs your soul and speak your truth. “I AM Free.” “I AM Love.” “I AM Prosperous.” “I AM Worthy.” “I AM Strong.” “I AM Vital.” “I AM Wise.” “I AM.”
There is no other. There is us. We are the One we’ve been waiting for.
We are the World - Michael Jackson
WE ARE the world. WE ARE the children. Sounds like our song.