It is not enough 

I got inspired and I saw it fitting that I should share these wise words with my community. As we are chasing our dreams we need to be in the right mindset so that we can achieve optimum results. Be motivated and share with others.
“There is no prize out there. The only prize is this one [points to self], and what you feel, and what you want to accomplish… 
I mean, to want and to be ambitious, and to want to be successful is not enough. That’s just desire. 
To know what you want; to understand why you’re doing it; to dedicate every breath in your body, to achieve… If you feel you have something to give, if you feel your particular talent is worth developing, is worth caring for, then there’s nothing you can’t achieve.
 You’re going to grow up with your colleagues. You’re going to watch them have success and watch them have failure, and you’re going to watch how they deal with it. And they can be as much a teacher for you as anyone here, or anyone who’s privileged enough to come here and speak to you.”
Kevin Spacey 

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I keep wondering, “am I the only person who views society as robots except for those guys who create Sci-fi content?”. It is insane to me because most of what they create is actually happening in society, it is not futuristic or out of this world. Do people really observe the world they live in? I doubt it.
We are sold so much content through advertising, the internet and television. The terrible thing is that we are not choosing what to buy, we are buying everything. It seems like we are coded to behave in certain ways. Pop culture has really taken over the world.
I watched “irobort” the other day, and I saw the robots as human beings, one day we will all be commanded by one man, and so far it seems like Zuckerberg will be that man because he is coding us the best.
Ideas are sold to us daily through different streams of media and we buy them without thinking, the “bad” ideas are the easiest to buy because they look so “good” (fast food, porn, luxury, and insurance are just a few bad ideas). “Who ever controls the media controls the mind” – Jim Morrison

Botlhale • Mos 
Just over thinking, maybe not.

pretend

I used to pretend not to notice however I did, I noticed every single thing. Damn for you!
I hate pretending, therefore I hate pretenders. I see people come with many different intentions. They come to stroke their egos, they come to pity and they come to benchmark. Pure intentions are very rare these days. I prefer straight forward people because they know what they want, and that allows everyone not to waste anyone’s time.
Just being real cause I am tired of pretending that I don’t notice, I studied and after analysing my studies I was left with a “heavy heart”. Blood is not thicker than water, all blood is water, and all water can be flushed away. My blood was conceived by “water”… so just imagine what I think Blood is to me.
Botlhale • Mos 
I flash away pretenders 

The dog

The other day I was talking a walk in my neighborhood just to relax my mind. As I was walking I passed this strange looking house. There was overgrown grass everywhere as well as vines growing on the walls of the house. The place looked dark as if the sun had already went down. As I was just about to pass that yard a dog started barking. I stopped and looked because this house seemed like it was abounded. The dog was in a cage; it started banging the door of the cage however it couldn’t get out as it barked and barked until the owner came out of the house. It was an old man, he had a beer in one hand and a cigarette in the other. He looked at me and said “please move on you are upsetting my dog”. I stood there for a couple of seconds as my mind had just been fucked.
A few seconds later as I was very shocked I “moved on”; I continued with my walk but I couldn’t get what I had just experienced out of my mind. Why is this guy living in such a house? And why is that dog locked in a cage? 
The desperation in the eyes of that dog shows that it never interacts with other people besides its owner, and definitely it never interacts with other dogs. The desperation looked frighteningly dangerous, I am definitely sure that had the dog opened the door of that cage it would have attacked me. It was desperate to do something besides sitting in its cage. It was desperate to have a different experience, however it is literally trapped; literally.
That dog reminded me of a lot of people, all these people including myself we are desperate to live our dreams however we are trapped in systems which promised us “a better future”. Some people are constrained because of the lack of resources(mostly money) as they have been conditioned that they will never live their dreams without these resources or without being part of these systems. As much as this dog is literally trapped, people are equally trapped because what you believe in is very powerful; what you believe in takes over your mind.
Who knows how long has this dog been living in this mans system. It is possible that should it be taken out of that cage it would still live in that small space where the cage used to be and think it is still trapped. At this point it might think it is not trapped because living in a cage is normal to it.
All of us in the world we are trapped by some sort of system, we all have this “man” who has conditioned us to believe that we are not trapped, we cannot see or feel these traps because we have never been taught how to think independently. Everything we know was taught to us.
NOW BE THIS DOG 
Imagine being released for the first time in your life, no system; no “man”. You have never learned anything besides sitting inside that system (cage). Everything you have done is something someone else has done before. Now you are free, the cage is open and you have the opportunity to leave. What would you do? Where would you go?
There is more out there, all we need to do is Dream and stop thinking of things which will stop us. We are not literally trapped; we just need to unlock our minds to new worlds, to new possibilities.
As I continued with my walk I said to myself “I should stop being that dog, I rather be the man!”…
Botlhale • Mos 
Motivate • Inspire • Teach

The Man. 

The other day I was talking a walk in my neighborhood just to relax my mind. As I was walking I passed this strange looking house. There was overgrown grass everywhere as well as vines growing on the walls of the house. The place looked dark as if the sun had already went down. As I was just about to pass that yard a dog started barking. I stopped and looked because this house seemed like it was abounded. The dog was in a cage; it started banging the door of the cage however it couldn’t get out as it barked and barked until the owner came out of the house. It was an old man, he had a beer in one hand and a cigarette in the other. He looked at me and said “please move on you are upsetting my dog”. I stood there for a couple of seconds as my mind had just been fucked.
A few seconds later as I was very shocked I “moved on”; I continued with my walk but I couldn’t get what I had just experienced out of my mind. Why is this guy living in such a house with a dog locked in a cage in a dark space? The dog will always see you first and indicate your presence to the man. It is an actual alarm, people do not install alarms unless they want to guard something valuable.
The system creator is always very intelligent, the man reminded me of all the powerful men from the past and some from present times. They have some sort of paranoia. It is either they will try as much as possible to hide themselves from public life or they will flex their power to create fear which will prevent people from confirming who they are, what they do or anything that will cause attention to the reason why their system was created. They are always protecting the system and they know that the system starts and ends with them so they are the curse and the blessing to their system. Therefore what is this man doing in such a house?
Pablo Escobar is a classic example from recent times beides your Hitlers, Nelson Mandelas and many others who knew the power they had. They sell a perception which will be appealing to people so that they can capture them into believing in their systems. “Good” or “bad” power works the same way, because people who have “bad” power see the people with “good” power as bad because they are in opposite ends of power and there is always conflict between positive and negative. Good and bad is also subjective, it is based on how it is packaged and sold.
So this man has trapped this dog inside a cage so that it can guard him, because when he feels safe he knows that his system is safe. He doesn’t even consider the ripple effect he has caused by placing that dog in that cage. In human life it affects the children and the surrounding family members as well as many generations which will follow. Such a simple act of placing a person in a system can cause poverty, unemployment, racism, inequality and many other societal problems, however we do not typically think like that but that is what social engineers “the men” do. They think about it but they don’t consider it because it might just stop them from protecting the system.
Why be the dog when you can choose to be the man? Being the man is as simple as creating a system and making sure that people in your system believe by showing them the benefits of your system. Once they believe you are powerful. Once you are powerful you are the man! Once you are the man you are the system.
…”I should stop being that dog, I rather be the man” I said to myself because I realised where the power lies. The opportunity to be in control. All it takes is a dream and following through.
Botlhale • Mos 
The dog and The Man. 

“Change is the only constant”

Tick tock tick tock tick tock… this is the sound a clock makes to emphasize the movement of time. Time can only move in one direction and that is forward. All living spies are busy growing. We are aging as time continues to seduce us. We are constantly changing, however we are not only changing physically; we are also changing emotionally and mentally. We are evolving.
A lot of us struggle to adjust to change. we will continue to struggle until we realize that change is a constant, we should embrace all the changes in our lives the small and the major. To truly embrace it we should see all change as positive change. But most importantly we should stop dwelling on the past.
 “It takes courage to let go of the familiar and embrace the new“, Change is difficult in the beginning, messy in the middle and overwhelmingly gorgeous at the end of the cycle. 
Imagine being an insect, every time the rainy season comes your nest is washed away, immediately you adjust yourself mentally and emotionally. You prepare yourself to rebuild every morning because it may rain every day. At the end of the season you have plenty to eat because of the nutritious season, you rebuild and you enjoy a good 8 months. You experienced an uncomfortable and tediousness time; however you enjoyed the fruits of change.
It is a constant and we have to get used to it because it births beauty and progress.
Botlhale • Mos 

Busy changing