创造人间天堂|布伦特•约翰逊

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摘要

在柏拉图的《共和国》中,这位作家兼哲学家提出了这样一个命题:一个社会的统治者所表现出来的品格会慢慢渗透到整个社会,并且成为一个社会普通大众所固有的品格。换句话说,一个基于良好原则和价值观的社会制度将为人民带来宁静和幸福

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In Plato's Republic, the author-philosopher put forth the proposition that the character demonstrated by the rulers of a society would trickle down and become inherent in the general population of a society. In other words, a social system based on good principles and values would generate serenity and happiness among the people.

在柏拉图的《共和国》中,这位作家兼哲学家提出了这样一个命题:一个社会的统治者所表现出来的品格会慢慢渗透到整个社会,并且成为一个社会普通大众所固有的品格。换句话说,一个基于良好原则和价值观的社会制度将为人民带来宁静和幸福

Unfortunately for us all,the entire world has lost sight of this simple concept:that your society is defined by those things you value most.

对我们所有人来说,不幸的是,整个世界都忽视了这个简单的概念:你的社会是由你最珍视的东西定义的

In most if not all societies around the world,people value money,position and power over values like truth,justice,honor and freedom.That is why there is so much injustice and greed around the world.Most people are more concerned about what they can get for themselves than what they can do to support others.In any given interaction,people are more prone to ask,"What do I get out of it?"than to consider,"How can I support you?"

在世界上大多数社会中,人们重视金钱、地位和权力,而不是真理、正义、荣誉和自由等价值观。这就是为什么世界上有那么多的不公正和贪婪。大多数人更关心他们能为自己得到什么,而不是他们能做什么来支持别人。在任何给定的互动中,人们更倾向于问,"我能从中得到什么?"而不是考虑"我怎样才能支持你?"

We have cultivated among us cultures that promote the concept of"winning"over everything else."What do I have to do to get that promotion?""How can I come out on top in this upcoming deal?""How do I come out of this situation with more than I had entering it?"In other words,"What's in it for me?"This attitude permeates and worse,motivates people in their daily actions;and it is a highly destructive value system in which to live.

我们在我们中间培养了一些文化,这些文化提倡"赢得"其他一切事物的概念。"我要怎么做才能得到那个提升?""我怎样才能在这笔即将到来的交易中脱颖而出?""我怎样才能从这种情况中走出来,而不是陷入其中?"换句话说,"这对我有什么好处?"这种态度渗透和恶化,激励人们在他们的日常行动,这是一个高度破坏性的价值体系中生活

The reason this attitude is so destructive is because winning is made more important than doing what's right,seeking justice,speaking truth,etc.In other words,people are encouraged to do anything to get what they want;lie,cheat,steal,murder,and so forth.

这种态度之所以如此具有破坏性,是因为胜利比做正确的事、寻求正义、讲真话等等更重要。换句话说,人们被鼓励去做任何事情来得到他们想要的东西;撒谎、欺骗、偷窃、谋杀等等

Perhaps this is because(HERD MENTALITY causes)most of you tend to value yourself based on how much property you own,what kind of job you have,how high up on the totem pole you are,and all other kinds of temporal things,instead of valuing yourself based on the kind of person you are.

也许这是因为(从众心理导致)大多数人倾向于根据你拥有多少财产、你拥有什么样的工作、你在图腾柱上的地位有多高,以及所有其他暂时的东西来评价自己,而不是根据你是什么样的人来评价自己

This attitude of winning at all costs attracts and encourages greed,manipulation,horrible injustices,and overall depravity;and it may be found at the highest levels of governments wherever it exists.Remember,the general population takes its cues from the rulers or leaders of its society.If a government is staffed with thugs and unprincipled sadists,then the population will be filled with thugs and unprincipled sadists.

这种不惜一切代价获胜的态度,吸引和鼓励了贪婪、操纵、可怕的不公正和整体的堕落;无论它存在于哪里,它都可以在政府的最高层中找到。请记住,普通民众从社会的统治者或领导者那里得到启示。如果一个政府充斥着暴徒和无原则的虐待狂,那么人口中就会充满暴徒和无原则的虐待狂

Conversely,if a government is filled with people who value truth,justice,liberty,and consideration for your neighbors,then the general public in that society will reflect those values.

相反,如果一个政府充满了重视真理、正义、自由和为邻居着想的人,那么这个社会的公众就会反映这些价值观

Don't get me wrong.There is nothing wrong with winning.There is nothing wrong with having a good job,making a lot of money,having nice things,living comfortably,and enjoying the best that life has to offer.The question is how did you come by those things?What price did you pay for them?

别误会。胜利并没有错。拥有一份好工作,赚很多钱,拥有美好的东西,舒适的生活,享受生活所能提供的最好的东西,这些都没有错。问题是你是怎么得到这些东西的?你为它们付出了什么代价?

If you acquire your money,position or power by violating the fundamental principles of truth,honor and integrity,then I believe you have paid far too high a price for them.If you taint your very soul in order to acquire the things that you have then you have paid far too much.

如果你通过违反真理、荣誉和正直的基本原则来获得金钱、地位或权力,那么我相信你为此付出的代价太高了。如果你为了获得你所拥有的东西而玷污了你的灵魂,那么你就付出了太多

So how do we change our world from one that pursues winning at any cost to one that respects the rights of everyone and opposes those who would seek to make themselves bigger by making other people smaller?

那么,我们如何改变我们的世界,从一个不惜一切代价追求胜利的世界,变成一个尊重每个人的权利,反对那些试图通过让别人变小来让自己变大的人的世界?

The answer is actually pretty simple.We need to change our value systems to reflect the kind of world in which people can be happy and feel secure.We need to disallow actions taken out of greed,power-hunger,and a desire to achieve things by diminishing others.

答案其实很简单。我们需要改变我们的价值体系,以反映一个人们可以感到幸福和安全的世界。我们需要禁止出于贪婪、权力欲望和通过削弱他人来实现目标的欲望而采取的行动

This starts on the local level.It begins in your own house.You-like Plato's philosopher king-need to set the example by acting out of altruistic motives.You need to consider others in your family in your daily life.When one of your children acts improperly you need to correct him or her,and explain that it is best to respect others even if you disagree with them.You need to punish those who steal,cheat or lie.Meanwhile,you need to set the example by not stealing,cheating or lying.

这从地方层面开始。它开始于你自己的家。你——就像柏拉图的哲学家国王一样——需要出于利他动机做出表率。在日常生活中,你需要考虑家里的其他人。当你的一个孩子行为不当时,你需要纠正他或她,并解释说即使你不同意他们的观点,最好还是尊重他人。你需要惩罚那些偷窃、欺骗或说谎的人。同时,你需要以身作则,不偷窃、不欺骗、不撒谎

Once you get your own house in order you need to take your message to your local community.Speak up when a neighbor or fellow citizen says or does something wrong.Don't be afraid to express disapproval with harmful acts.Don't worry about whether you are popular for taking a stand;just take a stand for good values.Believe me,when you do this the message will spread rapidly throughout your local community.Others will pick up on your behavior and start to reflect it.The effects will be exponential and amazing.

一旦你有了自己的房子,你需要把你的信息带到你当地的社区。当邻居或同胞说或做错了什么事情时,要大声说出来。不要害怕对有害的行为表示不赞成。不要担心你是否因为表明立场而受欢迎,只要坚持好的价值观就行了。相信我,当你这样做的时候,这个信息会迅速传遍你的当地社区。其他人会注意到你的行为并开始反映出来。效果将是指数级的和惊人的

However,do not diminish what others have to offer.Do not speak at people;speak to them.Listen and understand others'positions even when you think those positions are harmful or destructive.Respect their individual situations even if you don't agree with their conclusions.It is from that standpoint that you become powerful and effective in manifesting the kind of changes that are needed in this world.

然而,不要贬低其他人能够提供的东西。不要对别人说话,要对他们说话。倾听并理解他人的立场,即使你认为这些立场是有害的或具有破坏性的。尊重他们的个人情况,即使你不同意他们的结论。正是从这个观点出发,你们变得强大而有效地显现出这个世界所需要的那种变化

You might even run for local public office so that you can inject your core values into your local community.Whether you win or lose,you run your campaign by communicating your character beliefs to the local population.Use media to accomplish this.Regardless of whether or not you win,you will have made your mark on society.

你甚至可以竞选当地的公职,这样你就可以把你的核心价值观注入到当地的社区中。不管你是赢还是输,你都是通过向当地人传达你的性格信念来运作你的竞选活动的。使用媒体来实现这一点。不管你是否获胜,你都将在社会上留下你的印记

As you proceed in changing your small part of the world, growing numbers of people will join you, thereby creating a gestalt that will serve to effect change on a larger level.

当你继续改变你所在的一小部分世界时,越来越多的人将加入你的行列,从而形成一种态势,在更大的层面上实现改变。

When the time is right,expand your efforts to a larger social group.Infect others with your views,first throughout the city,then the state,then the nation,and then the world.

当时机成熟时,把你的努力扩展到一个更大的社会群体。用你的观点感染别人,首先是整个城市,然后是州,然后是整个国家,然后是整个世界

Do not be discouraged by telling yourself,"I am only one person.What can I do?"That thinking is false thinking.One person who refuses to accept the status quo has always changed the world.Consider Joan of Arc,Martin Luther King,Jr.,Thomas Jefferson,Thomas Paine,Yashua Christos(Jesus Christ).It is always the individual who will not accept that the way things are is how they must be who manifests changes in society.

不要灰心,告诉自己:"我只是一个人。我能做什么?"这种想法是错误的。一个拒绝接受现状的人总能改变世界。想想圣女贞德,马丁·路德·金,美国的狮身人面像:托马斯·杰弗逊的性格,托马斯潘恩,耶稣基督。总是那些不能接受事物本来的样子就是他们必须成为的样子的个体体现了社会的变化

Of course,those changes could be for the worse and not for the better.Adolf Hitler and Mao are prime examples of individuals who by their charisma changed the world to their ends;but their objectives were destructive and harmful.You need to exercise the same charisma they did,but toward the goals of truth,justice,liberty,enlightenment,and peace.

当然,这些改变可能会变得更糟,而不是变得更好。阿道夫·希特勒和XXx是凭借个人魅力改变世界的典范,但他们的目标是毁灭性和有害的。你需要像他们一样施展魅力,但是朝着真理、正义、自由、启蒙与和平的目标前进

If you set as your personal goal to bring about a world in which honor,integrity and justice abound,then you are perfectly capable of making it happen.Don't accept the messages of those who say you are insignificant and cannot change things.Don't listen to those who say,"You can't fight City Hall!"Do what you know to be right,regardless of how many people stand against you.I promise you that if you stay true to your vision,others will join you,your ranks will grow,and inevitably,you will succeed in bringing about a world in which we can all live in peace,prosperity and honor.

如果你的个人目标是创造一个充满荣誉、正直和公正的世界,那么你完全有能力实现它。不要接受那些说你微不足道、无法改变事情的人的信息。不要听那些人说:"你不能和市政厅作战!"做你认为正确的事情,不管有多少人反对你。我向你们保证,如果你们坚持自己的理想,其他人会加入你们,你们的队伍会不断壮大,而且不可避免地,你们将成功创造一个我们都能生活在和平、繁荣和荣耀中的世界

Brent Johnson is Director of Freedom Bound International,a common law service center dedicated to the preservation of personal freedom,privacy rights and the Declaration of Independence.He may be reached at 1-888-385-FREE or on-line at

布伦特·约翰逊是自由约束国际的主任,这是一个普通法服务中心,致力于保护个人自由、隐私权和美国独立宣言。联络电话:1-888-385-FREEwww.freedomradio.us.

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https://operationdisclosure1.blogspot.com/2020/07/creating-paradise-on-earth-brent-johnson.html

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