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  • Dual prisons. The privileged have a nicer prison but it’s a prison none-the-less.
  • “The society we live in needs addictions, its very essence fosters addictions. It fosters addictions because the best-adjusted person in the society is the person who is not dead and not alive, just numb, a zombie.If you are dead, you can’t work. When you are truly alive, you are constantly saying no to the many processes of society: the racism… Thus it is in the interest of the society to promote behaviors and things that take the edge off” pg 59
  •  This is the fifth of the four myths - that is, it's the overriding myth that includes them all. It's the idea of being always right, of being in control of and responsible for everything, of having or being able to have total power.
  • Unity: Dismantling the System of Separation unsummit5 2011

    1. 1. UNITY<br />Jacqueline Urick<br />UNITY: Dismantling the System of Separation <br />
    2. 2. Would you Agree That Our Society…<br />thrives on crisis?<br />has some things that feel very wrong, no compelling reason to fix?<br />is obsessed with perfectionism?<br />must be in control?<br />demands that we be totally rational human beings?<br />believes in all-or-nothing, winner take all?<br />6/18/2011<br />2<br />
    3. 3. 6/18/2011<br />3<br />Free Will<br />A Person<br />
    4. 4. Pressures<br />Other People<br />Free Will<br />Culture<br />A Person<br />Pressures<br />Religion / Beliefs<br />Economy<br />6/18/2011<br />4<br />
    5. 5. The Heart of the Process<br />Levels of Superiority<br />Myths about the positive characteristics of the dominant<br />System of Separation<br />Reasons why Separation is OK<br />Myths about the negative characteristics of the dominated <br />Legitimizes<br />It is OK to do bad things to “bad people” since they are not fully human<br />6/18/2011<br />5<br />
    6. 6. Legitimizes<br />It is OK to do bad things to “bad people” since they are not fully human<br />6/18/2011<br />6<br />The Heart of the Process<br />
    7. 7. How the Process Effects a Person<br />Free Will<br />Other People<br />Culture<br />A Person<br />The Process<br />Pressures<br />Religion / Beliefs<br />Economy<br />6/18/2011<br />7<br />
    8. 8. Motherland<br />Colonists<br />Colonized<br />6/18/2011<br />8<br />
    9. 9. Motherland<br />Provides awesome resources<br />Colonists<br />Colonized<br />6/18/2011<br />9<br />
    10. 10. Motherland<br />Provides awesome resources<br />Colonists<br />Creates<br />System of Separation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Removes power & resources<br />Colonized<br />6/18/2011<br />10<br />
    11. 11. Motherland<br />Provides awesome resources<br />Colonists<br />Creates<br />System of Separation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Privileges<br />Supports<br />Supports<br />Removes power & resources<br />Colonized<br />6/18/2011<br />11<br />
    12. 12. Motherland<br />Provides awesome resources<br />Colonists<br />Creates<br />Provides resources<br />System of Separation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Privileges<br />Supports<br />Supports<br />Removes power & resources<br />Allows<br />Supports<br />Colonized<br />Cheap Labor<br />Few Opportunities<br />6/18/2011<br />12<br />
    13. 13. Motherland<br />Provides awesome resources<br />Colonists<br />Creates<br />Provides resources<br />System of Separation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Privileges<br />Supports<br />Supports<br />Removes power & resources<br />Allows<br />Supports<br />Colonized<br />Cheap Labor<br />Few Opportunities<br />Feeds<br />Poverty<br />6/18/2011<br />13<br />
    14. 14. Motherland<br />Provides awesome resources<br />Colonists<br />Creates<br />Provides resources<br />System of Separation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Privileges<br />Supports<br />Supports<br />Removes power & resources<br />Allows<br />Supports<br />Colonized<br />Cheap Labor<br />Few Opportunities<br />Feeds<br />Removes hope, health & resources<br />Poverty<br />6/18/2011<br />14<br />
    15. 15. Motherland<br />Provides awesome resources<br />Colonists<br />Creates<br />Provides resources<br />System of Separation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Privileges<br />Supports<br />Supports<br />Removes power & resources<br />Allows<br />Supports<br />Dehumanizes<br />Begins to believe myths<br />Colonized<br />Cheap Labor<br />Few Opportunities<br />Feeds<br />Removes hope, health & resources<br />Poverty<br />6/18/2011<br />15<br />
    16. 16. Motherland<br />Provides awesome resources<br />Legitimizes their actions<br />Colonists<br />Creates<br />Provides resources<br />System of Separation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Privileges<br />Supports<br />Supports<br />Removes power & resources<br />Allows<br />Supports<br />Dehumanizes<br />Begins to believe myths<br />Colonized<br />Cheap Labor<br />Few Opportunities<br />Feeds<br />Removes hope, health & resources<br />The Colonizer’s culture is elevated<br />The Colonized Devalues their culture<br />Poverty<br />6/18/2011<br />16<br />
    17. 17. 6/18/2011<br />17<br />
    18. 18. The Rich culture is elevated<br />Wealth <br />Provides awesome resources<br />Legitimizes their actions<br />Rich<br />Creates<br />Provides resources<br />System ofSeparation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Privileges<br />Supports<br />Supports<br />Removes power & resources<br />Allows<br />Supports<br />Dehumanizes<br />Begins to believe myths<br />Poor<br />Cheap Labor<br />Few Opportunities<br />Feeds<br />Removes hope, health & resources<br />Poverty<br />The Poor begin to value only the culture of the Rich<br />6/18/2011<br />18<br />
    19. 19. 6/18/2011<br />19<br />
    20. 20. Wealth/ Property <br />Provides awesome resources<br />The Male culture & history is elevated<br />Legitimizes their actions<br />Men<br />Creates<br />Provides resources<br />System ofSeparation<br />Creates<br />One-sided Laws<br />Privileges<br />Supports<br />Supports<br />Removes power & resources<br />Allows<br />Supports<br />Dehumanizes<br />Begins to believe myths<br />Women<br />Cheap Labor<br />Few Opportunities<br />Feeds<br />Removes hope, health & resources<br />Poverty<br />The Female Devalues their culture & history<br />6/18/2011<br />20<br />
    21. 21. 6/18/2011<br />21<br />
    22. 22. How the Process Effects a Person<br />Other People<br />Free Will<br />Culture<br />A Person<br />The Process<br />Pressures<br />Religion / Beliefs<br />Economy<br />6/18/2011<br />22<br />
    23. 23. 6/18/2011<br />23<br />Which Side Is Which, Really?<br />
    24. 24. 6/18/2011<br />24<br />How Did We Get Here?<br />
    25. 25. 6/18/2011<br />25<br />Society is an Addict<br />
    26. 26. 6/18/2011<br />26<br />Addiction (defined)<br />An addiction is any substance or process that has taken over our lives and over which we are powerless.<br /><ul><li>Anne Wilson Schaef</li></ul>The Addictive Organization, 1990<br />
    27. 27. 6/18/2011<br />27<br />Have you ever wondered why zombies are so popular?<br />
    28. 28. 6/18/2011<br />28<br />The Four Myths of Addictive System<br />This system is the only thing that exists. <br />This system is innately superior. <br />This system knows and understands everything. <br />It is possible to be totally logical, rational, and objective. <br />
    29. 29. 6/18/2011<br />29<br />It is possible to be God as defined by the system.<br />
    30. 30. Addict Behavior Themes<br />thrives on crisis<br />has a feeling that something is very wrong<br />is obsessed with perfectionism<br />must control<br />self-centeredness<br />arrogance<br />believes in all-or-nothing, winner take all <br />6/18/2011<br />30<br />
    31. 31. 6/18/2011<br />31<br />We are<br />
    32. 32. Codependent Behavior Themes<br />Denial<br />Repression<br />Anger / Depression<br />Self-blame / Low Self Worth<br />Controlling Behaviors <br />Lack of Trust<br />6/18/2011<br />32<br />
    33. 33. 6/18/2011<br />33<br />“The worst thing about being codependent is that the codependent wastes her/his life. <br />The next worst thing about being codependent is we pass it on to our children, and in them, our symptoms are hugely magnified.”<br />Author Unknown<br />http://www.mnwelldir.org/docs/mental_health/codependency.htm<br />
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