Are You Brainwashed?

How well do you really, truly know your self?

Why should you care?

Gurdjieff said: “You are in prison. If you wish to get out of prison, the first thing you must do is realize that you are in prison. If you think you are free, you can’t escape."

We all think we are relatively free in the Western world, because we can choose which Macbook we want, which band to like, which organic product to buy. But the tantalising illusion of choice prevents us from looking at how conditioned we are at the deepest level.

I have written my thoughts on why it is important to challenge your most deeply held assumptions and beliefs, and how the term 'brainwashing' can be applied to all of us. Read my article here at Ripe and Ready.

An article by Louis Weinstock at www.RipeAndReady.Com