Our cultural folklore is a powerful element shaping our thoughts and values. But, unfortunately, each society is so immersed in their propaganda that they don’t see it. Real freedom starts when we learn to question the narrative.
“You have to understand, most of these people are not ready to be unplugged. And many of them are so inert, so hopelessly dependent on the system, that they fight to protect it.” — Morpheus, The Matrix
You may not realize it, but the culture programs you to act just like a freshwater trout. The programming is so ingrained that it goes unnoticed most of the time.