Spirituality, inner work, awareness of abusive dynamics, class consciousness, peace activism and revolution are all the same thing. They're all an expansion of awareness into parts of humanity that have been lacking in consciousness, whether they're in yourself or in the world.
It's all about making the unseen seen, whether that be internal dynamics within yourself which cause suffering or large-scale dynamics out in the world which cause suffering. Clear seeing and dysfunction cannot coexist, whether you're talking about war, racism or substance abuse.
Bringing consciousness to your inner childhood trauma is the same as bringing consciousness to the reality of imperialist propaganda. Bringing consciousness to your true nature is the same as bringing consciousness to economic injustice. It's all the same expansion of awareness.
We're all part of this movement from unseeing to seeing, whether we realize it or not. We're either working to bring things into the light of truth, or we're fighting to keep things hidden, or a little from both columns A and B depending on what we've got going on. Choose seeing.
Nobody owns this. Nobody has mastered this. No one person on earth sees all dynamics in themselves and all dynamics in the world. We're all endarkened in some ways, trying to make things more enlightened in more ways. We're all part of a collective expansion of consciousness.

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