22 February 2014

Will Rand Paul and Ted Cruz make a difference?

"Politics is not for everyone."

Maybe not for a desert hermit. But all human interaction involves politics. There are politics in the work environment, politics in the home, politics in one's social life. If you are around people, you are being influenced by politics and are in many ways being political.

"Okay, so I'm political. But is there any reason to be a political activist in the usual sense of influencing the "laws of the community" or the "laws of the land?"

That is an impossible question for one person to answer for another. There are millions of factors, past, present and future ... here, there, and everywhere ... most factors not even in conscious awareness, which a person's inner being takes into account in sparking interest in any activity.

Certainly "politics as usual" is probably distasteful for most people because "politics as usual" is the mechanism of those who want to create laws which force others to do things they wouldn't have freely chosen to do, or pay for things they wouldn't have freely chosen to pay for. Most people do not want to use laws to force others, and might shy away from what seems distasteful activity.

Some might feel an interest in politics which they cannot explain. Maybe there is an important life lesson for them which they are not currently aware of, but which will come in the future as a result of political activity. Or maybe there is a soul mate they are destined to meet in the future at a political function. Our future good is often a present unknown.

Modern day libertarian-conservatives in politics, like Senators Rand Paul and Ted Cruz, know well why they are involved in politics. Self-defense. And the defense of their loved ones. Rand's father Ron Paul proved that as the bad guys manipulate, maneuver, lie, cheat, and steal to force their programs on everyone, there is benefit in having a good guy in Congress, and on television interview programs, and in election debates, saying "No!"

If no one ever hears a "No!" from someone in a political position the bad guys win easily.

If everyone believes the flawed logic that it is impossible to fight "politics as usual" by becoming political, the bad guys win by default.

The Course in Political Miracles would never have been given to mankind if there were no value in good guys being active in politics. The Course, in fact, helps good guys to become miraculous at politics ... and everyone benefits.

In answer to the question of this article's title, Rand Paul and Ted Cruz are already making a difference. And we can be grateful for and salute anyone who joins them.

The device which even more deeply prepares freedom lovers for success, A Course in Miracles , talks about our ultimate need to free ourselves from every kind of slavery:

You have been told to bring the darkness to the light, and guilt to holiness. And you have also been told that error must be corrected at its source. Therefore, it is the tiny part of your self, the little thought that seems split off and separate, that the Holy Spirit needs. The rest is fully in God's keeping, and needs no guide. But this wild and delusional thought needs help, because, in its delusions, it thinks it is the Son of God, whole and omnipotent, sole ruler of the kingdom it set apart to tyrannize by madness into obedience and slavery.

Also available free of charge online:
Course in Relationship Miracles

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