"Zombie America; how the Apocalypse started decades ago and continues to spread."
America: home of the brave, land of the free; a country that has for many generations stood tall at the forefront amongst world-wide counterparts. Some argue that status is no longer valid. America has fallen and in order to regain back the claim, “Greatest country in the world”; we must admit that we are no longer that…
Zombie America is a fitting name to the current state of our country for various reasons. No, there won’t be any discussions on George Romeo’s zombies (maybe just a little) but rather the real life shells of people that used to be.
I have embarked on a discovery for the truth. Implementing social experiments like of those before me, I decided to get public opinions on basic matters. Of what topics you may ask? Well, like garnering responses from Americans concerning their views on Al Qaeda building a base on the Moon, and Mount Rushmore being torn down to pay off government debt. Unfortunately, it does not stop there. Mark Dice, a media analyst, political activist who enjoys stirring trouble, enticed (it should be noted, rather easily) people to sign petitions to implement a Nazi police state in America, banning the First and Second Amendments, and even enforcing mandatory euthanasia of elderly people. The shocking albeit ugly truth is that Americans do not understand what is going on in this country let alone what’s going on in the rest of the world.
Like mindless zombies, they are not driven by logic or intelligence: more and more Americans are being driven by pleasure, propaganda, and status quo on their favourite ‘pop star’. Millions line up for brainwashing every year. It is indeed all around us. The problem is that many choose not to see.
What started this zombie apocalypse is the question I will attempt to unravel.
The social turbulence of the 1960s created a revolution in societal mores among the baby boomer generation. The stated philosophy of “do your own thing” literally has “gone to seed” in American society. The result is that many Americans live their lives and make their day-to-day moral decisions on the basis of a hodge-podge of values drawn from a variety of sources. Situation ethics is the order of the day, and the average person simply acts on his feelings and personal opinions. Morality is now individualistic—with each person formulating his own belief system and then measuring his behavior against that subjective, personal, moral framework.
Mainstream Christianity is no different. Christianity as we know it today has played a significant role in turning away people who might want guidance as opposed to following their own desires. That same problem plagues many religions across the globe.
Moving away from religion, basic and common sense has become a lost art. Education systems are broken, health care a mafia game, and society a muddy swamp that will either swallow you up or make you its puppet.
Join me on a journey that will stir emotions, cause many to do their own personal research and maybe, just maybe open the eyes of one person who will shout, “Enough is enough”.
“Each time a person stands for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, they send a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current which can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.” ― Robert F. Kennedy