Thursday, May 30, 2013

Ignorance Is Bliss

Or should I say innocence is bliss? Ignorance is a harsh word but the point being is what you do not know will not hurt you. Knowledge is what causes our pain. The wisdom of a innocent child or a happy uneducated person is much more blissful than someone filled with knowledge. Yes, knowledge can buy you all the things you never had but if you do not know you are missing out how can it make you unhappy? Look at some of the primitive tribes that still exist in the world today. Unless we showed them the world outside of their village they are happy and content as they are. A young child has not a true worry in the world. The go about their day happy until we clutter it with objects and things. If a child were never to have a toy bought for them and knew nothing of toy stores they would find a way to play and be just as, if not more, happy. If someone had the power to tell you when you were going to die would you want to know? Why not? Once we have thoughts in our mind we create our reality. What we are raised to know is our knowledge. If we wish to be blissful we need to find a way to get rid of some of that knowledge and live innocent and ignorantly so that the worries of our knowledge and the weight of the world does not weigh heavy on our hearts. The true answer to happiness is to shut away all the bad things you hear, all the fear that is outside you, and the negative happenings in the world around you and live your life pure and free. There is no need to fight for the rights, freedoms, and health of others if it means you have become an angry bitter person while you are fighting. If you are capable fighting with a smile on your face and in your heart then that is a talent everyone needs to learn, but more than likely you have some form of negative energy pent up in you and you have come to believe it is a truly good cause. Now image this. What if the cause you are fighting for was never brought to your awareness? Would you die from the ignorance of not knowing it? Maybe, but you would die happier. It's all about how you choose to live your life. Maybe you want to be thin. If you are thin you will be more widely appreciated and accepted among your peers and others in society. Our bodies are made to carry weight for a reason the knowledge and conditioning of society has made it a bad thing. If you were raised to love yourself no matter how you looked, and never knew that people cared if you with thick or thin, then would you even consider the need of shedding those extra pounds?
Look at any given scenario in your life that causes you pain and anguish or brings negativity into your life would you be happier knowing or not knowing the root of that anguish?
Now, there is always someone out there with something to say when someone is trying to share a positive point. That one person  might say, "well what if you were raised in a home that was abusive and you never had the chance to be happy". We were all innocent once. The child raised in that abusive home was happy once. It was not until that child was shown otherwise that it became conditioned to be unhappy. We are born happy it is the knowledge and fear of others that makes us unhappy.
We have a choice in our life. We create our own reality. Once our innocence has been taken, and it will be taken, we have to unlearn fear and knowledge so we can remember how to be happy again. Eliminate the things that make you unhappy and turn towards the things the truly make you happy! Be young, be innocent, be ignorant!