The Web of Games

Beliefs are tradeable. Yes, I said it. They are tradeable, mouldable, transferable. As most of us are aware of by now, beliefs can also be bought. We are audacious enough to call ourselves originals. How unique is your belief? How unique is mine? Is it not bought from TV, sold through a book, or influenced through philosophy?

We are fools to believe in what we do, yet we are not naive. The web of games spun around us is indeed quite complex, and becoming increasingly so … finally, you will be caught in it.


About Hamza

A freebird at heart, I believe I am past the age where I can describe myself. I mean, haven’t we seen enough rape of the most commonly used adjectives ? Unless I find something different to describe myself, freebird should do it !

Posted on December 9, 2012, in Thoughts Aloud and tagged , , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. What do you have that was not given to you? I Corinthians 4:7
    What you are highlighting here is something the ancients knew but we (post) moderns have forgotten (and are in process of relearning): belief is social, belief is cultural, belief is communal. It isn’t something parked privately inside our brains.

    • You’ve said a wonderful thing here. Belief isn’t something parked privately inside our brains : ) However, most people I meet today are intent on propagating the idea thats beleifs are private, beleifs are personal. What people fail to understand is that no matter how private your beleif may be, it affects eveything around you, which in turn is an inevitable chain reaction that goes so on and so forth.

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