The truth hurts. We heard this phrase so many times but did we really pay attention to it? Why does the truth hurt? Why does it have to hurt? If we could live in a way when we are not pretending, not wearing masks, would the truth still hurt?
This is not a modern day expression so that brings me to a conclusion that the truth has always been hidden somehow. Shielded from the masses, buried deep within luminescent caves inside us. Yes, inside us. You read that right. When something hurts it’s because we associate it with ourselves. We take it personal. All we can think of is “that’s not fair” or “that’s not right” or “why me”. Oh, if I hear one more person crying out loud one more time “why me” I seriously need to resists laughing out loud and not hurt their feelings.
It took me a lot of effort and countless of self-analysis sessions to realise this: being untruthful makes me sick, not just to my stomach (that’s another expression I could analyse for hours) but to my whole being. I cannot pretend, I cannot play along, I just simply cannot act that it’s ok to accept illusions. Somehow my eyes opened and what I see sends me into a ‘question everything’ state. 80 – 90% of what surrounds me is pure bullshit. Excuse my language, but I’ve had enough.
I want to see people for who they are. Not who they portray to be. I want to be able to show my own real face to the world more often. This truth, that burns within us will erupt eventually one by one. And then how much of it will hurt for those who live in a fake reality? Who knows… but I’m certain that I can’t keep smiling at the face of illusion anymore.
Such an important concept. You’ve got to be in tune with who you actually are. Your actions must reflect your being, or it all feels out of kilter…
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You’re absolutely right Joe. So many people just live inside a lie and they accept it as ‘normal life’. I don’t get it. Honestly hope that we can all be more genuine & enjoy this ride without the fakery
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As a wise person once said….. “YOU CAN’T HANDLE THE TRUTH!”
And the people of this world further prove why. Would rather live a life full of lies & as someone that they truly aren’t.
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Yes sadly that’s how majority of people live their lives nowadays. Not quite sure what they’re afraid of and why they decide to constantly wear masks. Once you show your true face to yourself first of all, you see life from a different angle 🙂