Hello world. The following was written 8/21/2021.
I found myself responding to my brother’s post talking about the Asch Conformity Experiments. I shared with them about another set of experiments called The Milgram Experiments. Another brother chose to respond to me and the following dialogue ensued with both of us sharing part of our journeys with an understanding of WHAT Holy Spirit is.
My brother shares, “The Asch Conformity Experiments were a series of psychological experiments conducted by Solomon Asch during the 1950’s. Asch found that people were willing to ignore reality and give an incorrect answer in order to conform to the rest of the group.”
My response, “Consider looking up The Milgram Experiment on youtube. It was a psychological experiment showing how Humanity will kill another if given a command or suggestion from someone they ASSUMME is an authority figure as they did with Hitler and the extermination of the Jewish People.”
Brother two responds, “I’m laughing at you cause Milgram is taught about in freshman psychology lol”
My response, “Glad you were able to go to college. I myself am a high school drop out with a GED. I have no formal education so would hold no knowledge of what is taught or is not taught in a college. How is your indoctrination going, for that is what higher learning is, a form of indoctrination…?”
Brother two responds, “Not all of it is indoctrination; you can learn cool stuff in college. They add the bullshit to the good stuff, like pouring salt in the well. I dropped out in my 20s because of girl problems, and only go to have something to do.”
My response, “On my own journey I was required by Holy Spirit to look at my earliest experiences in this reality to see the judgments I made about it and how those judgments created the foundational beliefs I held as defining who I am and how I was to be treated. As I looked I began to see how I was willingly conforming, complying, adhering to and blindly accepting and believing what was said and dictated to me to get the abuses I was experiencing to stop.
When I questioned Holy Spirit about these experiences and how I was choosing to accept these things said to me, Holy Spirit explained I was never required to accept or comply with what was dictated. I only thought I was required to. Holy Spirit then began to point out how every rule…