Wild Pigs…



I received this email today and wanted to share it with you. I do not know who wrote the piece, but I found it quite compelling to think about. We should all think about it lest we find ourselves one day soon captured like wild pigs. This is happening to us everyday, slowly, but thankfully no longer unnoticed!

WILD PIGS

>  This is a
> word to the wise, if you can understand what’s going on
> around you….
>
>  There
> was a chemistry professor in a large college that had some
> exchange students in the class.
>
>  One day, the professor noticed one young man,
> an exchange student, who kept rubbing his back and
> stretching as if his back hurt.  The professor asked
> the young man what was the matter.
>
>  The student told him he had a bullet lodged in
> his back. He had been shot while fighting communists in his
> native country who were trying to overthrow his
> country’s government and install a new communist regime.
> In the midst of his story, he looked at the professor and
> asked a strange question.
>
>
> He asked: “Do you know how to catch wild pigs?”
>
>  The professor thought it was
> a joke and asked for the punch
> line. The young man said that
> it was no joke. “You catch wild pigs by finding a
> suitable place in the woods and putting corn on the ground.
> The pigs find it and begin to come every day to eat the free
> corn.
>
>  “When they are
> used to coming every day, you put a fence down one side of
> the place where they are used to coming. When they get used
> to the fence, they begin to eat the corn again and you put
> up another side of the fence.
>
>  “They get used to that and start to eat
> again. You continue until you have all four sides of the
> fence up with a gate in the last side.
>
>  “The pigs, which are used to the free
> corn, start to come through the gate to eat that free corn
> again. You then slam the gate on them and catch the whole
> herd.
>
>  Suddenly the wild pigs
> have lost their freedom. They run around and around inside
> the fence, but they are caught. Soon they go back to eating
> the free corn. They are so used to it that they have
> forgotten how to forage in the woods for themselves, so they
> accept their captivity.”
>
>  The young man then told the professor that is
> exactly what he sees happening in America. The government
> keeps pushing us toward Communism/Socialism and keeps
> spreading the free corn out in the form of programs such as
> supplemental income, tax credit for unearned income, tax
> exemptions, tobacco subsidies, dairy subsidies, payments not
> to plant crops (CRP), welfare entitlements, medicine, drugs,
> etc., while we continually lose our freedoms, just a little
> at a time.
>
>  One
> should always remember two truths: There is no such thing as
> a free lunch, and you can never hire someone to provide a
> service for you cheaper than you can do it yourself.
>
>  If you see that all of this
> wonderful government “help” is a problem
> confronting the future of democracy in America, you might
> want to share this with your friends.
>
>  If you think the free ride is essential to
> your way of life, then you will probably not share this.
>
>  BUT, God help us all when
> the gate slams shut!

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I am a seeker and a visionary with a strong desire to see the world move beyond the darkness and oppression and shift forward into light and higher consciousness. It is my earthly mission to offer hope to the world and awaken the slumbering people so that we may all come together and co-create a loving and compassionate world.
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5 Responses to Wild Pigs…

  1. Kate Swaffer says:

    Oh yes, much cloiser to the truth than is comfortable… thank you for sharing this VK… very powerful… hugs xox

    • Visionkeeper says:

      It pretty much is a blow by blow description of our world today! Scary thought. Thankfully we are awakening to that truth. I just hope fast enough! VK

  2. Very profound thinking VK… and closer to the Truth than we would like to think! :-)

    • Visionkeeper says:

      Unfortunately this was right on the money…It is exactly where we are at and hopefully we will make the effort to break free of the fence and run wild again…VK xxoo

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