Coordinated acts of civil and corporate disobedience are afoot this week, making for some exciting times!
The fight for Internet freedom reached a crescendo today as major players in the Internet community worked together to spread awareness of emerging Internet-crippling legislation. So effective has this campaign been that companies are now dropping support for one of these bills – SOPA – like it has the plague.
On another front, the uprising which exploded around the world last year to catapult issues like social disparity and income equality into the mainstream dialogue reached new heights this week. Activists have begun to Occupy Congress, taking the fight right to the source of many bad laws.
Whatever comes out of these uprisings, know that each struggle is a victory in itself. The revolutionary spark is infectious, prompting millions of people from around the world to awaken for the first time ever to embrace an engaged and empowered mindset.
What has been done cannot be undone. The further this great social revolution advances, the more apparent it will become that only through unity and solidarity can we wield enough force to actually fix what is inherently wrong with the system.
Over the next few years, magnificent changes will unfold, eliminating injustices that have persisted for thousands of years. So remarkable will these transformations be that the potential of ending all major armed conflicts will be sitting right upon our doorstep.
The idea of world peace by 2020 might seem ludicrous to some. But the rate of at which our species is advancing is unprecedented, and this pace will only grow exponentially faster with each passing day. Huge feats – accomplishments we might think would take decades or centuries to achieve – are becoming more and more likely all the time.
We still have lots left to do, and our work will never really be done. But given where we are today as compared to just five years ago, one can only gawk in awe at the limitless potentials we’ve already begun to unlock.