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Is this the age of Enlightenment?

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While so many people believe 'Enlightenment' to be a moment of happiness as you reach wisdom while unicorns fly around spitting confetti and glitter, I am confident that intrinsically, it isn't a positive experience.

Remember Buddha left his life of privilege when he reached Enlightenment as he understood the meaning of existence - pain and suffering - to pursue a life of humility in order to inspire and educate others.

Remember any of the realisations you have ever had in your life about whoever you gave a shit about that you thought was a good friend / partner / relative and instead turned out to be a coward / psychopath / asshole? It's not pleasant. Sometimes, when the penny drops, it feels more like a rock than a small coin.

We're all going through the age of Enlightenment now - whether energized by the verbal diarrhea of the P.O.T.U.S. (Piece Of Turd Unhinged Shithead) in the White House that no amount of Imodium could ever cure or the loyal support he still g…