The Intrepid Explorer – Dec. 30

Educated from numerous viewings of the five-time Oscar winning movie, The Greatest Show On Earth, when something went wrong the clowns were quick to distract and divert the audience. Something must have gone very wrong with the current show on earth. There seems to be clowns everywhere. With the assistance of the whoopee cushion type gizmo that has been cloned into the palm of your hand, they are distracting and diverting the audience better than ever before.

I am not a political person. I have no political party or hold any affiliation with one. I prefer being a freethinking individual rather than part of a group that only holds one opinion and supports just one side. As for me, the only party I choose to be a member of, or become excited about the rallies of, is one that includes a tumbler and ice cubes.

We accept the “what is” of reality with the response of our senses, which include beliefs, the way we are raised and influences from our environment. Once any given situation is altered and manipulated to skillfully influence and manage, we will adapt the situation. When we are convinced of the new reality, we begin to abide by the new rules no matter how unjust or ridiculous they may be.

Albert Einstein warned that the time would come, “when the very rich so controlled the means of communication that it would be almost impossible for ordinary people to make informed decisions and so democracy would then be broken.”

In the inaugural May 1949 edition of Monthly Review, Einstein wrote that private capital “tends to become concentrated in few hands,” resulting in “an oligarchy of private capital the enormous power of which cannot be effectively checked even by a democratically organized political society.”

“Moreover, under existing conditions, private capitalists inevitably control, directly or indirectly, the main sources of information, press, radio, education”

“It is thus extremely difficult, and indeed, in most cases quite impossible, for the individual citizen to come to objective conclusions and to make intelligent use of his political rights.”

Einstein was warning that this is what would happen in the future.

We are living in the time that Einstein warned about. The mega rich, the oligarch, the true handlers, controllers and private capitalists control, directly or indirectly, the main sources of information, press, radio, education, plus in today's post Einstein world, television and all the venues of social media.

One of the ways that our society has been conned and scammed into following the new world order might be from the exploitation and influence of personality traits in people. When you know character traits you can successfully place your agenda into the right hands.

In 1961, Ernest Tupes and Raymond Christal initiated what became known as the Big Five personality traits, but failed to reach an academic audience until the 1980s. In 1990, J.M. Digman advanced the five-factor model of personality, which Lewis Goldberg then extended to the highest level.

The Big Five personality traits were the model to comprehend the relationship between personality and behavior. These personality traits have been found to contain and incorporate most known personality traits and are assumed to represent the basic structure behind all personality traits.

The Big Five personality traits are extraversion, agreeableness, openness, conscientiousness and neuroticism. Individuals can fall anywhere on the continuum for each trait.

Extraversion includes traits such as talkative, energetic, assertive, and outgoing. Social interaction is the key. Extraverts often take on positions of leadership; first to offer their opinion and suggestions.

Agreeableness reflects the individual's tendency to develop and maintain prosocial relationships. Individuals high in this trait are more trustworthy, straightforward, altruistic, compliant, modest and tender-minded.

Openness assesses how open-minded, imaginative, creative and insightful a person is. Those who are more open tend to be more willing to listen to multiple viewpoints or try new things. Those who are lower in openness tend to be averse to change and skeptical of new ideas.

Conscientiousness is a trait that is commonly associated with awareness. Typically, conscientious people are well organized, demonstrate self-control and can plan their time very well. They are known as great team players and diligent workers.

Neuroticism is typically defined as a tendency toward anxiety, depression, self-doubt and other negative feelings. All personality traits, including neuroticism, exist on a spectrum—some people are just much more neurotic than others.

Each of these five primary traits can help identify whether you are more or less likely to have other more secondary personality traits. These other traits are often split into two categories: positive personality traits and negative personality traits.

Extroversion is typically the strongest characteristic, followed by conscientiousness, openness to experience, neuroticism and finally agreeableness being the least common, you want to think about what makes a good leader.

The Big Five Personality Traits are found to be important because when you can identify these characteristics you can begin to influence and manipulate personalities, which in turn influence and manipulate people. The knowing can control the uninformed.

In today's way, the people with the personality trait of agreeableness must be in the forefront. These are the people accepting the distraction of the clowns and their continuing bombardment to the masses as they wander aimlessly in bewilderment.

Perhaps this is just another spilled thought, but you have to ask yourself often, is this way in which you call and accept living your life, temporary or permanent without significant change? - dbA

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