(Part Eight)

 

(Continued From Part Seven)

As the 20th Century came to a close it was starting to become clear that a new class of people was beginning to develop.  The seeds that helped to create this new class of people (who in later years were to behave in many ways like the warriors of the past) were being planted as early as the 1930's.

In the years preceding World War II many people began to abandon their religious beliefs because of the conflicts between religious myths and science.  During World War II the excesses of the warlords in Asia and the white supremacists in Europe also led many people to abandon their faith in men who tried to make themselves into gods. This led to a short period in history where people began to question the long-standing notion that cruelty and abuse were necessary components in a civilized society.

In the period following World War II there were many books and articles published that showed how people are capable of putting complexes on other people by doing something unfair to them or saying something unfair about them and then tying them in psychological "knots" from which they cannot escape by denying that they have done anything wrong. There were a lot of people at that time who believed that by the year 2000 people would no longer want to gain feelings of personal power by taking advantage of other people psychologically.  It was thought that once people realized the manner in which they were hurting other people, they would want to stop doing it. It was also felt that by the year 2000 the old-fashioned practice of making other people into spiritual sacrificial lambs and scapegoats would also be abolished.  It was thought that by this time in history we would all be secure enough spiritually and psychologically that we would no longer need to make other people into our spiritual slaves.

Over the past few years the new class of warrior that has developed around the world has shown that it takes pride in taking advantage of people who are spiritually and psychologically vulnerable.  Instead of using the information that has been published on psychological weaknesses to help other people become stronger, they have used that information to purposely abuse people who have been abused enough already and have also used that information to continue making spiritually and psychologically vulnerable people into their spiritual slaves. 

But recently something new has started to take place.  It appears that we have started to enter an era where the new class of warriors who have taken such pride in abusing spiritually and psychologically vulnerable people and making them into their spiritual slaves have developed such a strong dislike for the people who they have been dominating through the years that they are starting to want to have nothing to do with these vulnerable people.  The warriors are so sick of the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable people that they don't even want them around as spiritual slaves anymore.  But from time to time they might try to "get under the skin" of one of the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable people and bring out some of that repressed anger that they used to enjoy watching these people display when they were mistreated.  It might give them a laugh or two occasionally to bring back the old game but we are moving into a period where many people are moving away from the idea of using spiritual sacrificial lambs and scapegoats.

Being as we may be moving away from the time in history where people are forced to serve as spiritual sacrificial lambs and scapegoats it is probably better for spiritually and psychologically vulnerable people not to spend too much time worrying about what happens when one person is forced to serve as another person's spiritual slave.  We do seem to be moving into a period of time where there will be less of that sort of thing going on.  Nonetheless, it might be useful for spiritually and psychologically vulnerable people to have a basic understanding of what happens when one person serves as another person's spiritual slave.  As the old practice of people using other people as spiritual slaves slowly fades away there will still be situations where someone gets forced into the role of the spiritual sacrificial lamb or scapegoat by another person.  

Spiritual slavery appears to exist in many cultures in the world and the mechanics of how spiritual slavery works no doubt varies from culture to culture.  For this analysis we will look at how a person might become a spiritual slave in one of the developed countries of the western world and how their efforts to escape from their spiritual slavery will probably end in failure.  Early in life the individual who becomes a spiritual slave in one of the developed countries of the western world is never given an even break.  Other kids get away with things that they do not get away with.  If they question anything or ask for the same things that the other kids ask for they will be put under a lot of pressure.  They learn to keep their opinions to themselves because whenever they speak up they are punished.  By being treated in this manner their spiritual energy is never really allowed to develop.  They eventually get into a position where anytime one of the other kids feels bad about something they will take advantage of the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person (the spiritual slave) knowing that no one will protect the more vulnerable person from the spiritual and psychological attack that is being made on them.  Because of this process the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person ends up absorbing the pressure that should be going to the people who have attacked them and who have made them into their spiritual slaves.  They have to deal with not only the pressure of their own lives but they also have to absorb the pressure of the people who have made them into spiritual slaves.  If they eventually, with insight into the nature of their situation, get some sort of psychological release where they no longer feel the need to absorb the pressure of the people who made them into a spiritual slave, they will notice very soon that they will have increased pressure put upon them by people who are upset that the person who made them into a spiritual slave is not happy about the new situation where they have to absorb the pressure that was previously absorbed for them by the spiritual slave.  The spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person will also be accused of being evil after they break free from their spiritual slavery.  The ones who have been using them as spiritual slaves might say that they are feeling increased negative spiritual energy coming into them and they might claim that the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person is evil and has put a curse on them and that is why they are feeling increased negative spiritual energy coming into them.  Actually, they are just feeling the negative spiritual energy that the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person has been absorbing for them through the years but being as the person who made the more vulnerable person into a spiritual slave is going through obvious spiritual and psychological pain as a result of what has occurred, it will appear to anyone observing the situation that the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person probably has in fact put some sort of an evil curse on the other person.  The group will now cast the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person in the role of an evil person and the vulnerable person will be forced to go back into their old role where they were being forced to absorb the pressure that was being directed towards the person who had made the spiritually and psychologically vulnerable person into their spiritual slave.

 

 

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It appears that cultures throughout the world are starting to move away from old fashioned practice of using spiritual sacrificial lambs and scapegoats.  Of course, it will take some time for this change to take place.  It would be good for us to keep trying to understand more about the nature of spiritual slavery.  The transition from the old way of doing things to whatever new order that may develop will probably be smoother if we can learn to understand more about the dynamics of the old fashioned practice of using other people as spiritual slaves.

(Continued In Part Nine)

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