The Shared State could be a state of mind mirrored in many cities, countries and cultures at once. A memory that hangs between us, connecting us in a way not quite seen, but evident in the warmth that passes between us in our daily lives.
How misguided, the lie of competition that states we have to be at each other’s throats to survive. The idea of competition maintains that everything is hopeless anyway – everyone is going to die, and the best we can hope for is that a few climb to the top by standing on the heads, and hopes, of those below.
Such a shocking indictment of the purpose of humanity reveals minds who see nothing good around them – a grey landscape of despair unrelieved by a spark of enlightenment. Unfortunately, such men glance in the mirror of their own souls – blackened by the fires of judgement and anger. The warmth and vitality of those around them – the joy in life – is met by a cold reptilian eye
These men cannot be fought. Anger cannot be solved by anger. The callous exterior of the world belies its beauty – the warmth and love that created it. Do not fall victim to the coldness of the world. We were provided with a heart to melt it. Remember – something special was placed within us – something we must use to light our lives, and transform the world…