How did Governance Become so Binary?

Jonette Crowley, Center for Creative Consciousness —  October 21, 2011 — 1 Comment

by Jonette Crowley, copyright 2011

 The Greek ideal of democracy was leadership by reasonable men (well, it was only men back then), reasonably discussing common issues with the goal of consensual problem-solving

 I close the newspaper with disgust: one political party stonewalling another–both parties equally guilty–better to have a colossal failure to blame on the other guys, than a workable solution. Good guys and bad guys. Complex issues boiled down to rhetoric in black and white sound bites. In the world of polarity, the center is never the goal. The dance becomes one of counter balancing extremes. Where are the reasonable men and women when we need them? If I stake out the position of saint, you must be the sinner in this binary game. In fact, being the saint requires the position of sinner be filled. From the extremities our brethren lob rocks at the other–saints and sinners both with equally deadly throws. From where I sit in the middle (maybe you’re there too?), I can only duck.

 I don’t know how to fix government, except to be a reasonable voice for leadership. Guess we have to look at ourselves, our relationships, our viewpoints. Have we slid into binary beliefs ourselves? Do we insist on the simplification of issues into right and wrong? Us versus them? Black and white? Or are we prepared to wade into the middle where things may not be as neatly defined, but there are infinitely more possibilities?

Jonette Crowley, Center for Creative Consciousness

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Jonette is a spiritual adventurer and modern-day shaman who leads spiritual tours to power places around the globe. She is a gifted channel, oracle, and author of the internationally best-selling books “The Eagle and the Condor” and “Soul Body Fusion®.” She is the founder of the Soul Body Fusion® method for healing and beyond. With her guide 'MARK' she teaches people to reach multi-dimensional and quantum states of consciousness.

One response to How did Governance Become so Binary?

  1. 

    Democracy has been quailed by capitalism. The will of the majority, the rule of law, human rights have been reduced to the right to vote. And do our votes even count? Cash is king. Leadership replaced by managers. Hope replaced by fear. But wait …. What is that i hear? Voices into action. Change is happening …. Everything is the opposite of what it seems. Life is all in the details. See.

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