The Way of the World

Natasha Head By Natasha Head, 17th Aug 2010 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Why has our world turned into such a cold, inhuman place to exist. Why are people so unwilling to see the good...to smile, to appreciate our brothers and sisters. Just a few notes and thoughts from a resident fool with a goofy grin~

A Smile's Worth

A funny thing occurred to me recently as I was standing at a fast food counter, ordering up the latest combination of non-food filled with flavor. The restaurant was packed, hardly a table, and the vibe was one of annoyance. The stressed faces of the staff, the customers, my family. The funny thing that occurred to me was, I was the only one smiling. I'm not sure of the other bodies present, but when I stumble into a restaurant right at noon, I expect to wait for my food, I expect the din of a busy lunch time, but I also expect to be treated fairly, pleasantly, and with good manners. My smile, made me look like an idiot!

What is it that has led our society down this path of arrogant, ignorant, and just plain rude behaviour that seems to be running rampant in the service industry? Is it the customer who expects too much, or is it the 17 year old kid who was raised without please and thank-you in his vocabulary? Why is it that the pleasant, smiling, mannerly person is the odd one in the bunch?

My only goal with this piece is to get you, the reader, to ask this simple question... Do you smile when you catch a person's eye, or do you look away quickly, pretending not to have noticed? I smile, and it's usually a shocked look I get in response. Do you thank the person who brought your lunch to your table, or are they ignored or worse, chastised for interrupting your conversation? Are you, the reader, the one standing behind the drive-thru window, laughing with your friends while your customers coffee sits on the counter getting cold?

I don't want to be the smiling idiot anymore, but there is something in me that won't let me do away with that side of myself. For those of you that smile back, thank you! Thank you for having the nerve to be the odd-man out in this self-obsessed world where nothing is good enough and manners are buried right next to faith.

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Bad Manners, Compassion, Etiquette, How To Handle Rude People

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author avatar Natasha Head
Born into a real estate family, Natasha has been a licensed real estate agent since 1993. She has penned many works based on her experience, and enjoys freelancing as well. She has a keen interest in arts, music and spirituality, and enjoys the opp...(more)

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author avatar Jerry Walch
17th Aug 2010 (#)

Much food for thought Natasha.

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author avatar Natasha Head
17th Aug 2010 (#)

Rough morning at the drive-thru lol This little rant has been building for awhile! Thanks again, Jerry :)

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author avatar Synthaea
17th Aug 2010 (#)

I love this utterly. Brilliant. People have grown so cold and self-absorbed.

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author avatar Synthaea
17th Aug 2010 (#)

I love this utterly. Brilliant. People have grown so cold and self-absorbed.

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author avatar Natasha Head
17th Aug 2010 (#)

Isn't it awful! I am so NOT fitting in with the ways of the world! lol (Yup..another silly looking grin!)

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author avatar Synthaea
17th Aug 2010 (#)

The best people don't. :D

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author avatar Jhames Norman
18th Aug 2010 (#)

i am right there with you sometimes i feel like i am living in the movie invasion of the body snatchers. i like the black and whit version best.your piece good stuff

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author avatar Natasha Head
18th Aug 2010 (#)

B/W Rocks! One of my favorites. Thanks for the read...sincerely! :)

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author avatar Retired
30th Aug 2010 (#)

There are a lot of unhappy people in the world hurt by others. People are afraid to trust people. Some people are very lonely. Sometimes people that are happy become depressed because of the way of the world. People can envy you when you are happy. They think you got it made and want to see you down. They want you to complain. People are negative and it's hard to find people that are positive. Keep that happiness on the inside of you and don't let nobody take it away. Great thoughts you have.

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author avatar Denise O
13th Oct 2010 (#)

What ever happened to just plain and simple...common curtesy.
If you don't want to work there, then dont.
If I pay 4 bucks for a burger, at least smile and say ty.
I am so glad a lot of the kids around here, in the deep south of Alabama US, have been raised to say ma'am and sir.
At least that but, I have noticed a change also, even here, over the last few years.
Any ways, hard day, sorry about the rant. LOL
Thank you for sharing.
I'm following you...BOO! :)

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author avatar Natasha Head
13th Oct 2010 (#)

Thanks Denise! Rane away...maybe someone will hear us! lol I'm afraid it didn't have quite the same element of surprise...but I'm following you back! lol

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author avatar Shamael
17th Aug 2012 (#)

The world is made by 3 forces, neutral, positive, and negative. Neutral is Nothingness, it is opportunism, since it awaits the right moment to get active. Compare that with GOD, a symbol made from 3 letters, Guimel, Dalet, Heh. the first is a Camel, the second is a door, the last a window. If you translate that, you get this, Positive, the Camel, he has the power, he is made of a double cutting sword, Taurus and Aries, a bridge and a pillar, Pontius and Pilatus, in the holly scriptures it is Lucifer, Jesus, then negative the door, she wants the power and she makes all to attract it and get it, she is Virgo, mother Mary, the gate to life, and then comes the Window, neutral, a nothingness, all that is in there is air, it is a gate to birth, to creation, a virgin state that will get creative and do something. The first is the chief cornerstone, the second in the red sea and the last is the Pinnacle, the head stone, or garden of god.
The connection of the camel trough the door, the eyelet of the needle will set out the seed of life in the virgin space to create the earth, the kingdom of god, the human body. Now, what is the base of the universe, it is GDH, it is in our new language, Nothingness, Resonance and Gravity, the creative power of our universe. N-R=G, energy, God. Now, what makes our world the way it is? The simple explanation is the negative force, the strong force of the universe, she attracts the power of the positive and sucks it out until nothing is left and the whole collapses. Look an Atom, the holly trinity, an empty space, nothingness, Ayin, then comes the trinity of power, proton and neutron, Positive and neutral, they are side by side, the negative fellow is the electron, he gravitates round and attracts the proton and eats up it's power until the whole collapses. The Neutron keeps it in balance and is between the 2 as an opportunist, creating resonance and thus light spots we see as matter, 26 dimensional holograms, All that is energy. A matrix that exists in nothingness, that resonates on a dark nuclear matrix, the Ayin Soph, and creates light spots, the Ayin Soph Aur. It emanates and manifests as matter. Those 4 elements is what we call Air, Fire, water and Earth. The negative force prevail and take it over, we play chess against the devil, but we know we will lose that game. Now, all is about knowing the rules and knowing how to cheat. Cheating is lying, and such is our world, a matrix of lies. The human wants to become rich and wealthy, but he does it on the expense and the back of his own species. Religions miss-use the Kabbalah to create a mystical world of fear and false hope, they read concealed books they do not understand and take fragments of text that fit in their destructive policy. All is about power and money only. This is generated by the inner ego, and what makes today's humans ego this way is desire. Desire is wanting, trying to get, by just any way, by anger, by jealousy,killing, destruction, To evolve, you need to destroy, you create a new virgin state and you build something new. The people who lead the world power are mainly Jewish Kabbalists and they understand the way to use the negative force, the other side of the force, in Hebrew, Shaitan. Look at your day, you open the radio, a gay scream Goood Moooorniiiing, and then with choir and orchestra you get brainwashed what soap you need to wash your snickers.
To show you that you are the fool of the top of the deck, the magicians show you monkeys using OMO for the laundry, some other way to tell you that you are a monkey. Muslims hate you because you have another view of God, they kill you because you are not like them, they put you in awful cloth because they do not understand their "book", and who is behind that? The Vatikan is the world's biggest banker and money laundry machine, in Makkah the Arabs have built the largest Uterus ever built in Form of a Mosque and bring millions to come here and pray at the headstone the Kabbah and the Allah, the chief cornerstone united with it. Yes, that is Kabba-Allah, the base of Kabbalah.

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author avatar Shamael
17th Aug 2012 (#)

Now, find what is the reason of that? Well all is about $$$$.
The world is undermined by business, no place for anything free. Even the word free will soon disappear and you have to pay for all you want or need. So, what to do. Well, if you study the law of the universe, all goes in the logorythm, what means it follows the golden mean, a logarythmic curb, it starts flat, climbs and climbs and then, when it tops, it collapses. So, all you need to do is wait and see. The game is this, 2 fight and the third is opportunist, he waits, he ordered the game or he just assists and when the moment turns in his favor, he enters the game. It is the old joke that says, "when a Swiss or a Luxemburger Banker jump out of a window, jump too, there is money to earn there.". That is what happens now and since ever. We create conflicts, if we do not have reasons, we creat some, simulate plane attacks, crash buildings, and all we do is tend the hat to some of use that are playing on the other side, and they take the hat with a great thanks and the game starts. All is following an agenda, all in our universe is implicated and explicated, it has a reason and a cause. So, do nothing, do what you are here for, enjoy life and tell to yourself that all that is normal, the way to destruction, Anyway, you have 22000 km in all directions around you. If they shoot in front of you, turn around and go the other side. So, hope you learned some out of this.look at the world the way it is, and tell to your self that if it is this way, it is because we want it that way. All is in our thoughts, there is nothing good or bad, it is only you who makes it that way by the way you see it, you scale it and rated it. So, why not simply ignore it? So take care, and control the hell, never let the hell control you, and spend some time in hells sometimes, it is the only place where life has a reason to be. You are Mars, the battle star, so keep the battle up and fight it your way. Yes we are all entangles, but we are not aware of each other, we are individuals, like nutshells, and inside our nuts we create our world, a tunnel of reality in which we live and do not want anyone to enter and change it. So stay out of other people's nutshell and do go your way on the cross, the main beam is the distance to go and the transversal the time you have to do it. Do it relax and think about this, the faster you run, the earlier you come to the end. And, never refuse a beer if you get one offered, if you die 2 minutes later, you missed one.

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author avatar Shamael
17th Aug 2012 (#)

And, think always that we can only change the world if we unite in an egregoric way of thinking. Altruism is the only solution, live for the nature, with the nature and by the nature. One individual will only be a stone, and you need to join many stones to one building if you want to build something. The stones are about to join, they are spread all over the world. If I am here and tell you this, there is a reason for it. Nothing happens without any reason, think about it. We will not change this world, it will change by it's own. Only by falling down you learn to walk. And the nature is stronger, when humans have finished by destroying all around them, they will disappear and the nature will grow back, regenerate, and, some humans will remain and start a new cycle, the same way is happens since millions of years.

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