The community has many levels of individuals, some that have come full circle in their education process and some that stayed frozen in time, unable to avoid the quicksand. I guarantee you have met them all. The community also has many factions, the split generally has much to do with the education process as well.
I am not referring to a classical education, nor am I referring to a degree earned on the streets, rather a hybrid. The blogosphere is in some ways is a big think tank, some are able to understand and others…………………. This was my consideration when I put together the first PatCom……… A Think Tank of like-minded folks.
My philosophies are not complex, they need not be. This does not make a man simple. The ability to quickly turn from simplified to complex is a skill set, just as a humble person that has the ability to defend with ruthless aggression. Ironic Juxtaposition?
I can be a family man, who happens to also know how to use a wood chipper. I can own a business and still be fair to my customers, I can make a profit while still delivering the fairest price seen in retail. I can believe in the heavens yet dance with the devil if need be.
I learned long ago to stand with my fellow-man who has the skill set and ability to deliver. This is a very simple lesson, I also learned long ago……… those that try to manipulate in most circumstances think they are the wise old owl in the room, often they are not, and much red assness ensues.
Kerodin opened many doors in the Patriot Community, I have witnessed time and time….. The attacks against him. I have also seen those that can DELIVER gravitate to their fellows that also DELIVER. This is very simple. The expansion of affordable products to the community is growing, this is a very good thing.
If a man wants to work 18 hours a day with a business model based upon volume sales and affordable product for the end-user………. Why do the non-deliverers complain, and attack? They are still at it in the shadows…… whispering away.
I have seen the labels… Huckster , cheat, fraud. I have also seen the attacks on my business. You will NEVER stop a Man or Woman that has it in their gene pool to DELIVER!
“ The greater part of progress is the desire to progress. ”
Compartmentalization is an unconscious psychological defense mechanism used to avoid cognitive dissonance, or the mental discomfort and anxiety caused by a person’s having conflicting values, cognitions, emotions, beliefs, etc. within themselves.
Psychoanalysis considers that whereas isolation separates thoughts from feeling, compartmentalization separates different (incompatible) cognitions from each other.As a secondary, intellectual defense, it may be linked to rationalization.Related also is the phenomenon of neurotic typing, whereby everything must be classified into mutually exclusive and watertight categories.