Day 19/30 BLOGGING CHALLENGE – Shaken Beliefs

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As I grow older I find myself becoming more and more aware of how certain belief systems are based upon a series of scams, either to make money or just to mess with people’s brains. So much of what we think we know, what we think is correct ends up being debunked, most of it is ingrained into our societies, but so much is also a trending culture.

My shaken beliefs range from thinking society creates good people, when in fact it does what it needs to do to continue spinning, and what else can be a great spinner than money? Honestly, probably nothing, Coming from someone living in capitalist society, it’s very ingrained. To taking part in a self-destructive culture that has newly emerged where it’s #relatable and also #humble to constantly deprecate yourself, companies have latched onto this too.

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Day 19: Something that shook your belief system to its core.

Like I mentioned above, many things have shaken my beliefs, and it’s coming to a point where if I find another belief shaken I’m no longer surprised, just disappointed. I probably sound like a sad parent, but honestly I feel like one too.

The biggest belief of mine that was shaken to its core was that being perfect was all that matters. Growing up as an only child for just over a decade and having to please my parents at any given opportunity did turn me into quite the people-pleaser. But it didn’t just stop there, I took this destructive habit of mine and applied it to every single person around me, including myself.

Soon enough I was in competition with every one I knew and I was always perfecting myself, my work, my productivity levels and more just for that satisfaction of being more than enough. Every time I took a hit and fell I would lash out at myself, intentionally putting myself in all kinds of pain, because I deserved it. I wasn’t perfect.

And then when I realised perfection was inherently stupid and something invented to turn us against others and even ourselves, I stopped and became incredibly irritable and angry, society could crumble for all I cared. I couldn’t care less.

And then came a phase of contradictions, I believed myself to be less than perfect, worse than scum itself, but I put perfection onto other people, through my own tinted perspective everyone else around me I idolised. At this point I was still treating myself like I was less than a human, just because I could never be as good as anyone else. Ever.




As I grow older I find myself becoming more and more aware of how certain belief systems are based upon a series of scams, either to make money or just to mess with people’s brains. So much of what we think we know, what we think is correct ends up being debunked, most of it is ingrained into our societies, but so much is also a trending culture.

My shaken beliefs range from thinking society creates good people, when in fact it does what it needs to do to continue spinning, and what else can be a great spinner than money? Honestly, probably nothing, Coming from someone living in capitalist society, it’s very ingrained. To taking part in a self-destructive culture that has newly emerged where it’s #relatable and also #humble to constantly deprecate yourself, companies have latched onto this too.

cr:: whenlifeawakens
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Day 19: Something that shook your belief system to its core.

Like I mentioned above, many things have shaken my beliefs, and it’s coming to a point where if I find another belief shaken I’m no longer surprised, just disappointed. I probably sound like a sad parent, but honestly I feel like one too.

The biggest belief of mine that was shaken to its core was that being perfect was all that matters. Growing up as an only child for just over a decade and having to please my parents at any given opportunity did turn me into quite the people-pleaser. But it didn’t just stop there, I took this destructive habit of mine and applied it to every single person around me, including myself.

Soon enough I was in competition with every one I knew and I was always perfecting myself, my work, my productivity levels and more just for that satisfaction of being more than enough. Every time I took a hit and fell I would lash out at myself, intentionally putting myself in all kinds of pain, because I deserved it. I wasn’t perfect.

And then when I realised perfection was inherently stupid and something invented to turn us against others and even ourselves, I stopped and became incredibly irritable and angry, society could crumble for all I cared. I couldn’t care less.

Ad then came a phase of contradictions, I believed myself to be less than perfect, worse than scum itself, but I put perfection onto other people, through my own tinted perspective everyone else around me I idolised. At this point I was still treating myself like I was less than a human, just because I could never be as good as anyone else. Ever.



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