… so understood that all will heed their inspiration. Ideals are wise guides we are free to follow in our personal lives or fake in the anonymous righteousness of the perverted authority consensus wields.
Democracy is true equality in spirit and legalized mob rule as institutionally practiced. Socialism is true sharing in inspiration but is reduction of all to the least common denominator when required behavior. In principle, capitalism rewards all with the benefits discovered by the most curious and innovative until the competition gets cut-throat by the most acquisitive in corporate personhood’s race to own others’ ideas. Envisioning the fabric of the brotherhood of man inspired the teachings of Buddha, Jesus and Mohammed only to become frayed as a frantic prayer cloth by separate sects declaring their single threads to be the one true thread for all.
The light is the inspiration of nature as it is, the reflection is the experience of the light expressed, the shadows are the crowds hiding behind other's reflections for fear of experiencing the light directly and perhaps having an original thought for themselves.