I'm sitting here in my jarmies – yeah, I know I SHOULD be all ready but we eccentrics are allowed a bit of different behaviour occasionally.
Anyway, I don't know what I'm going to come out with... I seldom do when I start to blog... So here it is. A tumble of thoughts.
Of course, it's different in the middle of the night. Then, I could blog among the masters – or should I say the mistresses – of all blogdom. I'm on fire in the wee sma' hours. Alight with words, stinging with injustice, ripe with acid and sarcasm. Of course I've forgotten it all in the morning.
Or most of it.
Quite annoying it is, really, because everyone keeps pinching my post threads. I was going to post about what Kelly green and gold posts about. I often am going to post about what Kelly does so wonderfully. She quite puts me off. I feel disgruntled that I can't post about what Kelly and all the other fantastic and wonderful home educator bloggers write about because I'll just look like I've swiped their ideas and am too lame to think up my own.
You naughty amazing people.
You really real people.
Ordinary, one might say. Average, perhaps.
Yeah, I'm laughing right now.
Their words dance, sing and do a little miming as they launch into their routines. Their logic whizzes past my ears making me hear a bit better. Their points enlarge my travailling brain so I can see their thoughts and their thoughts are good.
Ah, me. I need a little Year of the Tiger in me.
So what is my blog entrytoday?
It's simply this. I've been dipping in and out of Flip, a book about business. And the author says something quite interesting and important which is, boiled down in a kale pot, is that we must take our weak points and make them our strengths. See them as our finest qualities.
So, on the fear prospect, yes, society – meaning we, the people – is kept down by fear.
Yes, BIG BROTHER is out there.
BUT, when you flip it, WE ARE BIG BROTHER.
We watch each other. We report. We gather intelligence. We fashion armies. We wield power. Fear is just the method THEY use to make you think you're powerless.
We are not impotent.
We, in fact, are the whole cannoli, the big cheese.
We pay for everything.
We 'support' everything. None of these individuals in power could be in power if we didn't maintain them in power. They'd have to go away and get jobs.
In the past, we did away with the monarchy. Yes, the royals were important and people really did lose their heads over them. But now they're just people with other people maintaining them in the lifestyle and all that.
We are the people. We have the power.
We are BIG BROTHER. There are more of us. We have the POWER.
We co-operate in our own subservience, or we don't.
We agree to abide by their rules, or we won't.
"Tyger, tyger, burning bright
in the forests of the night"
The people are the tigers (or tygers) in the forests of the night, and the day and the whole year round.
No wonder the elite are frightened.
It's The Year of the Tiger.
The year of the natural force of tigerhood. The silent and purposeful gaze from yellow eyes. The slope towards predictable and controlled mastery. The movement of the huge shoulders. The majesty of the great cat.
It's time to come out, tigers. It's time to stalk our power.
It's The Year of the Metal/White Tiger.
Motto: I win!