WRITING INSPIRED BY: SONGS
An Illusionist creates Illusions.
Collinsdictionary.com defines “An illusionist is a performer who makes it seem that strange or impossible things are happening.”
Dictionary.com defines an illusionist as “a conjurer or magician who creates illusions, as by sleight of hand.”
Theopendictionary.com defines illusionist as “A person who performs tricks that deceive the eye; a magician.”
Much of what we read, see, or know may be nothing more than an illusion.
Are we in version of the matrix? Where we all must decide which of the colors of pill we want to accept and there take.
Illusionists are all around us.
They will never tell you they are illusionist.
The two things Illusionist want from you are your time and money. Time in the form of your attention, the longer they keep it the greater the possibility of capturing your money.
Some places and professions where you may find Illusionist.
Hollywood the basis of Hollywood is to make you believe what Hollywood makes is real in some way and believable.
Politics is all about making you believed that when you choose to elect a person, they will be able to complete all of what the promise. With so may different versions of political parties and directions it becomes an illusion at best
Religion is hoping they can deliver on what they promise. There are so many different religions to follow including none. Each has a promise that if you follow their rules, you will get some form of afterlife. Nothing has been proven regarding afterlife; hence it is also an illusion.
News Reporting reports a view that consistent with the ownership of the network and/or political viewpoint. Many of the facts are conveniently left out of many of the stories, thus creating an illusion.
Social Media is presented with either a negative or positive point of view, we never know which one is correct. Thus, the view of any person on social media is more times than not an illusion.
Which is right and which is an illusion?
Moody Blues best describes it best in the “Late Lament” “But we decide which is right and which is an illusion”?
We are then left with the responsibility to decide which is right and which is an illusion.