Helena Norberg-Hodge examines the arc of history from a land-based perspective, describing some of the mechanisms that have separated humanity from community and from the Earth. She traces the trajectory from the time of European imperialism and slavery through to modern-day consumerism and mass media, illuminating the globalizing economic forces that have shaped the story. Helena posits that we are now witnessing a divergence – a "fork in the road". Even as the global economy continues full-speed ahead into techno-colonialism, there is a "cultural turning" visible now even in the mainstream – a chorus of concerted efforts towards slowing down, scaling down, and reconnecting with others and with nature.
Does The Patriarchy Need To Disappear?
IDENTIFY THE PATRIARCHY
As you think over what you are reading in this chapter and start identifying specific, detailed manifestations of the patriarchy in your daily life (like the fact that children play in the street, most buildings are angled instead of rounded and their design makes minimal or no use of an abundance of free solar energy) you may be surprised that a condition you either never noticed before or that you assumed was naturally true and ordinary could only exist in a patriarchy. It becomes even more astonishing when that thing is happening inside of you! For example, when you shut down your intuition, numb your feelings, and pass responsibility for conducting rituals of death, birth or transition over to priests and doctors instead of priestesses and midwives because of fears of reprisal from the culture. You can experience how deeply the patriarchy possesses you by wrestling to change a particular opinion, reaction, assumption or generalization and finding that it careens through your mind and emotions, forcibly driven by an unseen patriarchal engine. Consciousness creates freedom from that possession. A practice that awakens consciousness within you is to name what is happening. For example you could say to yourself, “What is happening right now inside of me is a manifestation of the patriarchy. It is not authentically me.” Unfettered by the patriarchal worldview you suddenly gain freedom of movement. You can begin to take actions that are more authentically your own, even if they are not sanctioned by the patriarchy.
HOW PATRIARCHY SHAPES MODERN CULTURE
● Modern culture is dominated and controlled by men. ● Modern culture is designed to serve the purposes of men. Men make the important decisions. ● Men design modern government, police force, military, and the modern culture school systems. ● Men make and enforce the laws. ● Men specify and approve the design of modern culture cities, streets, buildings, transportation systems, communication systems, entertainment, and clothes. Even kitchen appliances are designed and marketed by men, with unusable instructions written by technicians for technicians. ● Men define women’s beauty ideals and 'saturation bomb' the female mind with these definitions through multiple media channels. ● Men use the female body in advertisements as a sex object for manipulating other men’s minds. What this does to women is not even considered. ● For men, women are just a market niche. ● Women are told they are free within the patriarchy but this is a false and ridiculous freedom more like having a prison cell enlarged. The freedom is without responsible consequence except to make monthly payments on the credit card bills. Women are free and disallowed to take responsibility. ● Women were recently given the right to vote in the patriarchy, but this is a total illusion of empowerment because voting itself is a masculine form of decision-making. Women do not make decisions by fifty-one percent vote. Women naturally make decisions through consensus. Men do not even know what consensus is. ● If women want power in the patriarchy they must first subvert their femininity and play the men’s game. To gain power or recognition a woman has to become a better 'man' than the men. ● To succeed in the patriarchy women give up their pride, self-confidence, dignity, and their direct connection to the source of the living Goddess. ● Women’s culture is directed by men towards children, laundry, housekeeping, shopping, entertaining men, and so on, whatever the men do not want to do. ● Women are not empowered as top managers in trade and business. There is no women’s management culture. ● Men dominate religion. Women’s spiritual problems are 'solved' by men, by bowing down to men, by obeying men, e.g. the pope. ● The patriarchy replicates itself by educating modern culture children in the patriarchal context through all forms of media, and even, unconsciously, through women themselves. ● In the patriarchy there is no place for women to live their authentic power. So, they offer their bodies to get a little of what they want and to be accepted by men. ● Sexual abuse of women and children is understood as normal in the patriarchy and often unobstructed. ● Women compete with other women to survive in the patriarchy and for the love and acceptance of men. There is an ongoing war amongst women who could instead nourish and empower each other in a woman’s culture. ● The patriarchy creates wars on the planet because the patriarchy is not round: love is missing. Women know how to prevent war, but do not do it in order to demonstrate the little power that they do have, letting the boys go kill each other as a subtle form of feminine revenge. ● Women have forgotten that they ARE love.
It is important to remember that there is nothing bad or wrong about the patriarchy. The patriarchy works as a patriarchy works. Human beings live, work and play in virtual reality 'gameworlds', in life stories that we agree to create together. We could continue to live in a patriarchal gameworld for all of eternity and no one could blame us. It is just a patriarchy. And it is just a choice.
Of course, choices have consequences, including the choice of doing nothing.
For a woman, owning your underworld will, to a large degree, be the process through which you put your stellated Archetypes to work and take your center back from your father.
Whether your father was present or absent, kind or abusive, attentive or aloof, he was your first protector. Out of love for him or out of fear of losing him you empower your father with the best thing that you have to give him: your center.
You do not necessarily want to give him your center. You may not give him your center on purpose. But the net result of growing up in a Western country is that you enter the age of transition from girlhood to womanhood having given your center away to your father.
Not only do you give your center to your father, you give your center to the patriarchy. If the patriarchy has your center, the patriarchy gets to decide who you will be, and the patriarchy offers few Archetypal models for a woman to step into and become.
The women’s liberation movement that started in the 1960s and 70s is still going strong. The valiant personal efforts of thousands and thousands of clear-headed, strong-willed, loud-voiced, courageous women have built an energy wave that you can catch and ride on. In terms of support and guidance for your rite of passage into adulthood, you have a clear advantage over men.
But do not think that the patriarchy has given up its tendency to dominate woman. Do not expect the patriarchy to hand you your rite of passage on a silver platter. You will need to fight for it, and your fight will need to be intelligent.
Do not fight to transform the patriarchy. Fight to transform yourself.
Without taking your center back from your father, every man you come close to and every male authority figure with whom you work is not an individual person. They all wear your father’s face. You look to them for protection and when you do not get your expectations fulfilled then they receive your ridicule and revenge.
Without taking your center back from your father, every man you go to bed with is dad. Is it any wonder if you cannot express your complete sexuality?
Before a woman owns her underworld she plays the game of hurting men.
Many women have a collection of stories that they tell themselves and other people over and over again. These are the stories that show how men have hurt them. If you can prove that men have hurt you, then you are perfectly justified to hurt men first.
You may even tell your stories to your own daughters so they can carry on the tradition of pigmaking. You either blame your man with hatred for being as bad as your father, or you blame your man with hatred for not being as good as your father.
By living in your contaminated story-worlds instead of current reality you can never authentically be-with your man, as he is. You desperately defend your contaminated story-worlds until you take your center back from your father.
Here are dangerous questions to ask yourself:
What stories do I keep to prove that men have hurt me?
In what exact ways do I intentionally hurt men?
The Queen of your underworld feels very glad when men suffer.
The lessons of Archetypal Love are strong. The lessons are clear:
You are not here to topple the patriarchy.
There is no need to topple the patriarchy.
You do not need to destroy or even change the patriarchy in order to accomplish your goals, meet your needs and be what you are.
The patriarchy proposes one solution to women: If you want to improve your relationship with men, if you want to solve the problem between men and women, then you go to psychotherapy, take drugs, get divorced, etc.
Archetypal Love proposes a different approach: Remember who you are – Pirate Sorceress Warrioress Queen Goddess Woman – and then start your own game.
The new game could go like this: There is no problem between men and women. There are men and there are women. Men and women play different games. The two games when well played are perfectly complementary.
The evolution starts with you taking new actions with what you have right now. The basic action of the new game is Radical Responsibility. This means responsibility for everything. Taking Radical Responsibility gives you freedom from making excuses. Freedom from blaming anyone else, ever again, for anything. It lightens your baggage enough that you can learn to fly.
The energetic description of the work you must do to grow up is of necessity precise: you must remove your father’s energy from your space, or, more crudely, you must take your father’s energetic penis out of your vagina.
It is up to you to take your center back from your father. If you insist on remaining your father’s little princess it prevents you from becoming your own man’s goddess.
The purpose of all this is for you to take possession of your own life as a woman in the world. Only then do you have a chance to enter the extraordinary and Archetypal domains of womanhood. Taking your center back from you father does not mean that you don’t love your father.
Taking your center back from your father is an exact procedure – violent, swift, and loud. The process is best done formally in the company of other women who have already been through the process themselves, and requires real preparations:
Ideally, to take your center back and stand in your own authority you would arrange to be under the guidance of a woman already well trained in the procedures. Without the company and wise counsel of more experienced women it is easy to fool yourself about this.
I DECIDE The spider and fly hurt me hurt you game with men continues until I grow up and take my center/womb/power back from my father and from the Patriarchy and start a new game called Archetypal Love. I decide which game I play in each moment with each thought I think
Agriculture creates a way of life called civilization. Civilization means people living in cities. What that means is: they need more than the land can give. Food, water, energy have to come from someplace else. It doesn’t matter what lovely, peaceful values people hold in their hearts. The society is dependent on imperialism and genocide. Because no one willing gives up their land, their water, their trees. But since the city has used up its own, it has to go out and get those from somewhere else. That’s the last 10,000 years in a few sentences.
The end of every civilization is written into the beginning. Agriculture destroys the world. That’s not agriculture on a bad day. That’s what agriculture is. You pull down the forest, you plow up the prairie, you drain the wetland. Especially, you destroy the soil. Civilizations last between 800 and maybe 2,000 years—they last until the soil gives out....
Whatever you love, it is under assault. Love is a verb. May that love call us to action.... READ MORE
Running through the Patriarchy wall, and leaving a hole in the form of my old shape.
As men in the Patriarchy, we are trained to blindly chase after things that are far away from our true inner spirit. We are like warhorses, storming down a hill, eyes covered, and we are about to meet the sword.
How do you train a warhorse? You break its spirit and make him numb to the smell, noise, and sense of death.
This is an article for those of us that haven’t gotten fully broken yet, or have this wild part that is looking for life beyond.
I start with sadness. I watched my friends doing something 'wrong', something 'bad', something that my delicate child spirit couldn’t really ignore, but another part of me decided to ignore it anyway...
The Patriarchy has been running for more than 6000 years. Patriarchal thoughtware, behavior, ideas, and Gameworld Traditions are deep in us. Ruthless self-observation combined with Edgework experiments is the way out. Yes... there is something else out there, something besides Patriarchy...
but Patriarchy does not teach the demise of the Patriarchy. One thing that is out there is Archiarchy. Some of us are Cavitating new culture space, building and inhabiting Archiarchy now. You do not need to stay in the Patriarchy.
READ THE BOOK 'OF WATER AND THE SPIRIT' TO FIND YOUR PATRIARCHAL ASSUMPTIONS
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The path out of patriarchy is a path into another culture. To prepare yourself for the experience of how wildly different the culture can be, this experiment is to read the book 'Of Water and the Spirit' by Malidoma Patrice Somé (an Initiator who died 9 December 2021... too late to talk with him now...)
1. Notice how every sentence in this book comes out of a different culture from Patriarchy. Everything that surprises you, shocks you, or makes you chuckle indicates that you are carrying an Assumption from the Patriarchy about how things are or should be. This is your Patriarchal Thoughtware. The shock you experience is a reflection of your Assumptions.
2. While reading the book, every time you have a shock or surprise, write it down in yourBeep! Book. Discover what modern culture assumptions in you are creating this shock, and write those down. Make a list of 20 of your Patriarchal Assumptions.
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READ THE ENTIRE 'DEEP GREEN RESISTANCE' WEBSITE
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This experiment is:
1. Read every single article on www.deepgreenresistance.org. The point is to read it until you get sick. Until it gets so sickening and disgusting that you want to stop reading and even after that, keep reading.
2. Do a Freewrite - set a timer for 15 minutes and start writing anything that comes up for you without stopping to think, without needing to finish your sentences neatly, keeping up with the ideas, words, thoughts and feelings as they come.
3. Ask someone to hold space for the emotions that came up during this experiment.
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GO TO THE EHP DOJO
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To create Next Culture you need to get to the Edge of Modern Culture. This means reaching the Edge of what is known to you. This experiment is for you to experience your Fear of reaching the Edge of the Capitalist Patriarchal Empire.
Find your way to an EHP Dojo and ask for a process, with or without witnesses.
In your EHP, feel your Fear of going to stand at the Edge. The Edge is not out there. It is in you. That is why it is so terrifying. You can tell when you are at the Edge because you will have 3 simultaneous experiences:
1) You will discover Modern Culture has an Edge. You will see that the perception of Modern Culture being the best thing ever invented and being all there is, is a lie. You will pierce through the delusion that Patriarchy is the correct, entire view of the world and how instead it is a distorted image of and a narcissistic relationship to Earth. 2) You will look back towards Modern Culture, and see it from the neutral perspective that it is a fabricated, artificial, fictitious way of life, disconnected from the planet, from responsibility and from the village. 3) You will look past the Edge of Modern Culture and realise there is a Void. In fact there are other cultures, possibilities, options to choose from on Earth, that could be regenerative. But between the Edge of Modern Culture and Next Culture, there is a Gap. There is Nothing.
This process is about facing the Fear of the Gap of Nothing. Your Fear of stepping out to Nothing.
Take notes of your insights from this process.
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LOOK AT YOUR SURROUNDINGS FROM OUTSIDE
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"So many people ask me how I can live now that they've destroyed my Mayan village. I ask: How can you live when you have never had community?" (Martin Prechtel)
Patriarchal Thoughtware includes having pity for Indigenous Cultures and their environments being destroyed. Instead of taking on the superiority of that position, this Experiment is to shift your perspective and look at your own culture from outside. How are you doing? For this experiment:
First read this Website.
Go for a 1 hour walk. You can go on a walk with someone else. You can even do it as a Team.
Notice the design of what you see.
Take notes of all the ways that this design destroys creative collaboration and intimacy, and how the value is assigned to material value, individualism and success. Takes notes of the way people interact, the way the houses are built, the fences are built, of how the grocery store is, where people walk. Notice the physical, the emotional and the energetic design.
Notice the underlying thoughtware. What are the underlying assumptions and unconscious conclusions of the design that is surrounding you?
Feel the Feelings that arise in you as you go.
Ask yourself: - What if the level of connection I have is nothing compared to what is possible as a human being?
Share about what you have noticed with a stranger in the street.
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WOMAN, HOW WILL YOU EXTRACT YOURSELF FROM THE PATRIARCHY?
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Patriarchy does not apply only to male people. Women have been playing the game of the Patriarchy as long as men have. Playing victim is not the way out of Patriarchy.
For this Experiment, come together with at least 2 other women or with a Women's Circle.
Write down what Patriarchy does to Women. Share what you found. Be With each other as you share and let the Feelings be there.
Write down how you as a woman play into this. Share what you found. Use your Sword at each other and let the Feelings be there.
Read Anne-Chloe Destremau's article: Women are the key to emergence of Next Culture on Medium. Start answering the questions. Create a discovery space in which the answers emerge.
Send your Research Results to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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CREATE A PATRIARCHY ESCAPE TEAM
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For this Experiment, is best if you are located in the same area so that you can meet in person. It is also possible to do this experiment with your (online) 3cell.
This is your Prison Escape Team. The purpose of your Team is to help each other escape from the Patriarchy in totality, in the most minute detail. It is to create an absolute shift of your Point of Origin. Elements to make this happen are examining your assumptions, taking responsibility for your assumptions and for the way you benefit from them as well as recognizing their cost, expanding your awareness of what else is possible and creating experiments to create behavioral change.
It would be best to have 2 men and 1 woman, or 2 women and 1 man on your Team, so that the blindness of just men or just women talking would be revealed by the 3d person of the opposite sex. Women were trained to be a woman in the patriarchy and they can see everything that is going on for the man that they can't see. And the other way round.
The most challenging part of this Experiment is that, at some point in your life, you have agreed to not reveal the assumptions that sustain the Patriarchy. You are therefore unconscious about the common assumptions that you have. For this experiment, you:
1. Come together and work at revealing those commitments and behaviors. Together, notice, confront each other and yourself, and dig for: - The things that you numb yourself to. - The things you ignore. - The things that are normal to you. - The things you are unaware of. - Your underlying, unconscious assumptions and behaviors, revealing the agreements you made in the Patriarchy since birth.
Each time you come together, discover and focus on a quality or characteristic of the Patriarchy, through revealing the unconscious assumptions and behaviors in each of you.
2. Write down everything you find in your Beep!Book.
3. Define experiments for each other, to step out of the Patriarchy.
4. Develop your muscles of attention and noticing during the week to see all the moments in which you can change your behavior. 5. Share your findings with the world. Write an Article or a poem, create a WorkTalk, let your friends know about your Experiments or have a conversation with 3 people that you don't know in the street.
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MOVE YOUR POINT OF ORIGIN FROM PATRIARCHY TO ARCHIARCHY
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For the most part, you probably do not know what Archiarchy is.
For this experiment, you are moving your Point of Origin out of Patriarchy and refusing to be Patriarchal, even if you do not know what that is. Stepping into a context without a clear understanding or explanation of that context, is scary and crazy making. It is part of the experience of leaving the Patriarchy behind.
We are deluded by Patriarchal misconceptions to such a degree that we are not even capable of understanding what Archiarchal conceptions are. These misconceptions include economics, clothing, children and family, school, work, army, military, government and so on, in such huge and diverse life dimensions that it is almost incomprehensible.
1. For this experiment, figure out how to move your Point of Origin. Move it out of Patriarchy and into what is next, even if you do not know what you are putting it into. Be stupid about it, as long as it is conscious. In the Patriarchy, your stupidity is unconscious.
2. Create a protected space and ask someone to ask you how to move your Point of Origin from Patriarchy to Archiarchy. Answer this question, speaking from the unknown for at least 5 minutes.
3. For one week, walk around with the awareness that you have moved your Point of Origin out of Patriarchy, into Archiarchy. Take notes in your Beep!Book of what you notice.
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INTERVIEW 6 PATRIARCHS
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For this experiment, interview 6 Patriarchs. 3 women and 3 men. They do not have to have type 1 Gremlins. They do not have to be managerial boss conquer the world politic power people. Just 3 men and 3 women who are absorbed into the Patriarchy, without really knowing it.
You record them with voice and video would be better. The kind of questions you want to ask them have to do with simply noticing their reactions to defending themselves for being in the patriarchy. How unconscious their commitment to the patriarchy is. The questions are things like:
"There is a difference between Matriarchy, Patriarchy and Archiarchy. Do you have any understanding of that?"
Some people think that women is a matriarchy with a woman at the top. That is not a case. A hierarchy with a woman at the top is still patriarchy. Matriarchy is the kind of cultures that human beings had when we could walk around the great mother and essentially our surroundings were a giant salad bar. Food was there to pick and eat. Just interview what they think, what the difference is between the three.
As a part of the interview you would have to explain what Archiarchy is: an initiated centered, adult culture that comes after Matriarchy and Patriarchy have run their course, which is now.
The point is to discover the general ignorance and lack of awareness of being trapped into the Patriarchal Empire without any other options. Discover how their answers are different and how they are similar.
Share what you find by writing an article with the title: 'I interviewed 6 patriarchs and this is what I found'.
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CARRY WITH YOU AN ARTEFACT FROM ARCHIARCHY
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Obtain an object. For example a hand carved, wooden spoon. An object that is elegant and useful. Not the traditional, stamped, out stainless steel mass produced Ikea crap. It could be a seedpod of a Mesquite Tree, it doesn't have to be an object of practical use.
You carry around this object as an artefact of Archiarchy. Wherever you go, wherever you sit down and talk to someone, you carry it with you and put it on the table as an artefact from Archiarchy, so that you are not 100% submerged by Patriarchy. Your artefact from Archiarchy is a crack-object. If you have the object in your hand, you know Patriarchy does not own and control everything. The object in your hand comes from outside of the Patriarchy. It makes the cracks in Patriarchy bigger.
Use the object in your daily life. At least once a day, for the next two weeks, make it a topic of conversation wherever you go.
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CREATE THE LEGEND ABOUT YOURSELF THAT YOU ARE A CREATOR OF ARCHIARCHY
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This experiment is about letting your reputation shift. Become a representative of Archiarchy. Without trying to convince or attack or shock. Share the ecstasy you are experiencing from discovering and experimenting in Archiarchy.
Create the legend about yourself that you are a creator of Archiarchy. Do the experiments that allow you to tell legends about yourself. Even the ones that are not on this list. Do things like going on a year trip on your bicycle, exchanging emotional healing processes for food and shelter. Tell people you are having a meeting at work and you took the table out, so there was nothing in the middle. No crystals, no flowers, no table. It was fantastic. Tell them how it turned out. That you did a low level feelings check in, and that you did not get fired.
Let it leak out in the world. Tell little stories about yourself. Say things like: - On the weekend, I stood on a cliff and watched the sun go all the way up in the sky and all the way down. I did not eat or sleep, I just watched the planet go around to get a sense of being on a planet. - 'I just gave a 100 euros to Akashinga. I am on the Akashinga team'. (Look up Akashinga. They are amazing)
Give a talk about nano-cultures that are more successful at creating human happiness than Patriarchy. About communities or families or Bridgehouses - nanocultures that each have their own culture, not National Geographic Cultures anthropologic study cultures.
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START A NON MATERIAL VALUE ENHANCEMENT CLUB
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This experiment is to start a Nonmaterial Value Enhancement Club. The purpose of your meetings is to enhance each person's nonmaterial value. This is not theoretical. It is also not gift economy. It is a very practical set of valuable outcomes that people can create and that are nonmaterial. The outcomes are experiential. Examples of such outcomes are:
An expansion of potential.
A healing process or an initiatory process where somebody gets access to parts of them, after which they can take more responsibility than they could before.
Distinctions that allow people to interact with the world more effectively, with more clarity.
These are all nonmaterial value things. The Club is a practice club for exchanging the joys of receiving the nonmaterial value as well as the joys of enhancing delivering the nonmaterial value. Once people get clarity about what nonmaterial value is, the breakthrough will be a shift in relationship to the fear that is involved in the creation.
There are fears in creating material value. For example, if you say you are a woodcarver and you're going to carve a donkey out of wood, you have fear that the wood could break and that you have to start over again. Or the fear that nobody will like it, nobody will buy it, that it is going to rot and termites will eat it. Working with material and producing material value involves fear. You could loose your job on the assembly line because you are too fast, or you could have your job outsourced to Korea because it is cheaper there. Or even if you are a programmer, your programming might have bugs in it, or the programming is done by artificial intelligence.
There are also fears with producing nonmaterial value. They have to do with the clarity of the context of the space that you are holding. Can you hold a clear enough context, so that the extraordinary can occur in the space? How do you deal with gremlins and boxes that can destroy the space? What if the person you want to work with does not have the Matrix to hold or understand the value that you are delivering?
The experiment is to, with your club, heal yourself or transcend the fears, to empower people to more effectively deliver nonmaterial value.
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ASSERT THAT YOU HAVE EXTRACTED YOURSELF FROM THE PATRIARCHY
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Your self-image has powerful influence in how life shows up for you. If you do not ongoingly consciously assert your self-image, then your self-image is automatic being unconsciously asserted.
What this means is that either you decide 'who you are', and demonstrably walk through the world as this (meaning that you are ongoingly proving it - not that you have a Fantasy World concept of you you think it would be 'fun' to be), or else who you are has already been decided by the 'status quo' ordinary world.
The average 'who you are' is an uninitiated sleeping Zombie using Standard Human Intelligence Thoughtware (S.H.I.T.).
This Experiment is to bring the following questions to your Possibility Team:
Who am I really?
What am I here to create?
What service do I provide for the Village?
How am I capable of serving the world in reality?
Therefore, what am I?
Distill your Teams answers into a two- or three-word name of the thing that you are, such as, "I am a Memetic Engineer." "I am a Global Gameworld Consultant." "I am an Initiation Midwife."
Since you are an evolving Being, this assertion will always be an evolving draft, but very useful markers, like milestones along the Path.
Then compare your asserted title to your daily life. What leftover scraps and messes from Patriarchy need to be cleaned up? Let the sloppy self-image aspects of your life that are remnants from your life in Patriarchy fall off - like dried-up lizard skin - so that you can get on track with what you actually are now.
The butterfly has hatched. You are no longer your Box chrysalis. You are the emerged butterfly. Time to look in the mirror and own your new identity.
For the next month, make it the normal way to introduce yourself that you say, "I am a....", even before you say your name, being prepared in every moment to prove the truth of it by providing your service right then and there. Practice this in your Possibility Team. Go on stage with someone else. Assert, "I am a..." The other person says, "Prove it." Then you prove it right then and there with feedback and coaching from your Team.
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MAKE YOUR GRIEF, RAGE, AND FEAR CONSCIOUS ABOUT SURVIVING IN THE PATRIARCHY
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This can be done in your Possibility Team or in a 1 or 2 time healing space. This process is called Grief, Rage and Fear about surviving in the Patriarchy. This can be done with three people, it does not have to be a big group.
If you are the space holder, you might want to choose a paragraph of this website or choose an article you wrote.
You start the space by lowering everyone's Numbness Bar towards living in the Patriarchy.
As you are speaking and offering this experience, there will be big feelings coming.The purpose of the space is to finally feel these feelings.
When one person feels, one person holds the space. Then move on to the next person. Move to the next person.
Make sure to use words: I feel angry about, sad about, scared about...
Truly let your heart speak. It might speak things that your mind does not understand.
Make an audio recording of this space. The outcome of the space is an article, with a title like: 'The clarity of living in Patriarchy' or 'The insanity of living in Patriarchy' or 'What is truly going on when we are living in the Patriarchy'. Make sure to include the feelings that happened in the experience.
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