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The True Meaning of Sovereignty

The true meaning of Sovereignty is often misunderstood. The meaning of the word comes from Latin origins. Supra– meaning above or not below, and Regnum – meaning “kingdom” or “dominion.” This translates to “not being owned, or not being under rulership of any kingdom or dominion.”

To be a sovereign being literally means to rule your own kingdom. Sovereignty does not come from governments, Kings, Queens, Dictatorships, or other political means. It is granted by the Rights of the Universe or Natural Law to the individual to live as he or she sees best for themselves.

We as humans do have a sovereign right to do what we individually feel best for ourselves without direction from governments or other imposing powers. Governments exist to try and provide natural order, law, and direction for the masses. However, these individuals that make our rules don’t decide our freedom of choice – within reason.

The recent rise and push for globalization, further blends and muddies the waters of sovereign interests and continues to fuel the debate.

Man’s Law Defined

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Man’s law consists of rules that we decide for society. These rules are ever changing and fit the needs of the time. They are largely “made up.” I consider them mostly an illusion or construct through which society functions.

Some of these rules are certainly necessary. We don’t want people texting and driving or running red lights and stop signs. Certainly laws exist for good reason, but they are made up principles from one group that feels they know best.

I believe that most people grow up understanding the difference between right and wrong. In my belief system, human beings are born innately good. This goes contrary to the belief of some that we are born in sin and innately evil or bad. It is largely our surroundings, upbringing, and conditioning that imprint upon us and help cultivate how we will view and live our lives – either for good, or for evil.

Mans Law is “Made Up” through Time

Let’s take prohibition for example. At one point in time a group within the ruling class of the U.S. decided that alcohol was more bad than good. It’s production and sale was outlawed from 1920 – 1933.

At some point in time, another group of rulers and law makers decided it would be better off allowing the sales and manufacturing of alcohol once again.

The previous law was abolished and the sale of alcohol was once again allowed.

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As time continues on, lawmakers decide what they deem best for the public and then the people are typically forced to adopt and live within those rules of operation.

In many ways we have seen similar changes within the cannabis industry. Long looked at as forbidden, states have mostly completely adopted cannabis for medical use and some have made it legal recreationally.

Understandably, these rules and regulations are highly debatable. The principle of sovereignty and the ability to choose for oneself is at the center of the controversy. Mainly because there are possibilities of harming another underneath these substances. If it were simply only about “one human,” and their choice to partake – there would likely be much less debate. The other side of the coin argues alcohol and cannabis, when abused, can cause harm or worse to innocent bystanders extending far beyond just the sovereign being choosing to partake in the substance.

Man’s Law versus Natural Law

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Natural Law is factual within principles of creation while man’s law is left to interpretation and dogmatic constructs of the mind. Natural Law is not left to interpretation – it either “is,” or “is not.” Natural Law is factual everywhere within the known universe – from one side to the other. It is always the same and constant and helps define the meaning of sovereignty in our lives.

We will always reap what we sow. “As above / so below,” as the principle of correspondence points out. Bad deeds done, will result in karmic outputs for those that conduct them. Contrarily, man’s law requires compliance through fear and punishment in failure to comply regardless of our sovereign right of personal choice.

Man’s Law is Fickle

Man’s law changes from city to city, county to county, state to state, country to country. If ever we populate other planets, it will likely change from planet to planet. Natural Law will exist for as long as the universe exists. The principles and facts such as gravity, as just one example, will always be. Whereas man’s law changes with time.

Many other examples of this exist around the globe as to what we accept somewhere, but not elsewhere. We seem to have no idea what is right for ourselves or what the lies at the center of the meaning of sovereignty. Why must we always think we have it figured out and decide what others can and cannot do? While I don’t expect much to change anytime soon – these are always questions worth asking and diving into. Nature and the universe has given us natural laws by which we can live, why must we always look to “man,” to guide us?

Likely because we see ourselves as the greatest power the world has ever known. We understand very little about the universe and the truths that exist within the Principles of Natural Law.

Sovereignty and True “Rights vs Wrongs”

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People like to debate what is right and what is wrong when it comes to the meaning of sovereignty. It could be over anything, (pick any subject). There always seems to be some form of grey area they define based on situations and certain rules. The fact is, Natural Law can very simply define what is a right and what is a wrong – we don’t need man to decide it for us.

A “right,” is anything that a person does to or for themselves that does not inflict a “wrong,” on another. If a person wants to do something that is causing no harm to anyone else, they should be able to do so. This is anything and everything. It does not matter if “man’s law,” decries it or not. Natural law simplyis.”

The concept of morality under the Natural Law theory is not subjective. This means that the definition of what is “right,” and what is “wrong,”is the same for everyone, everywhere. The natural law approach to solving ethical dilemmas begins with the basic belief that everyone has the right to live their life without contradictions to infringing on Natural Law rights of others. Even if that action is something that another person thinks is dangerous for that person to do, it still should be the individual’s sovereign right to do whatever they want to do for themselves. This helps further clarify the meaning of sovereignty.

Allow the Universe to Handle it

If and when a persons’ actions cause inadvertent or purposeful harm to another, the person that made the decision will suffer karmic consequences. These can be in many different forms from mental anguish to physical struggles as well. Natural and Universal Law will always balance through the Principle of Correspondence. We as man do not need to decide that persons fate. Because we don’t understand Universal Law, we feel the need to “punish” the personal that committed the dastardly deed. To us, this is retribution. We don’t realize the Universe will handle it for that person, in this current life or their next.

A wrong is very easily described as any action that inflicts harm upon another individual. It is also the action of taking from another, of which does not belong to them. Even though technically we never actually “own” anything forever, while in our physical bodies, we incorporate items over time and we have rights to these belongings.

Human kind continues to try and set out to define “our laws,” and this is very likely the cause of imbalance we often experience in our lives. Humankind doesn’t seem ready for it today or anytime soon, but it is time we turn the reigns back over to the universe and follow its Law.

This is where we as humankind find our true meaning of Sovereignty…

Sovereignty in Life

The word “sovereign” comes from the Latin words “Supra” – meaning above or not below, and Regnum – meaning kingdom or dominion. This translates to “freedom” or not under rulership of any kingdom or dominion. To be a “sovereign being” literally means to rule your own kingdom. Sovereignty does not come from governments, kings, queens, dictatorships, indoctrinations, or other programmable views onto others.

I believe sovereignty it is granted by the Rights of the universe, God, The Source, (insert name for any universal higher power or natural order you believe in) to the individual to live as he or she sees best for themselves. Contrary to some beliefs, we as humans do have a sovereign right to do what we individually feel best for ourselves without direction from governments or other indoctrination groups. It is often the belief of the masses that governments, rulers, and education systems have a right to infringe upon others what they think is best for the masses.

These infringements come in many different shapes and sizes and often are hard for modern humans to distinguish as we have been led to perceive the current world we live in through the eyes of the system that created it.

For example, is it not right that as parents we teach our children to see the world as WE see it and deem it best for their success? How about when it comes time to send our children off to school so that they can learn history, science, literature, and other programs through which they are to view and understand the world? At least in the field of Mathematics it is hard to dispute the outputs of the black and whiteness of the structure through which the numbers work. That is not debatable, but why would we simply not present known evidence to our youth through our learnings of time and let them decide on their own what to believe rather than “testing them” on what teachers just taught them to believe? The current method of education is more akin to “here’s your program; if you don’t take it as I have provided it to you, then you fail and cannot move forward as part of the operating system.” If you really pull back the layers of the current education system, it is a lot more like stripping away the individuality that we all possess, and then accepting the social norms and belief systems that have been placed upon us.

Could there not be a better way of education? I would like to think that the human mind can come up with a far better system in order to provide the necessary means for our youth to function within our current system of life. I’m not saying all education systems are bad or negatively impacting our youth. By all means there are times when a process such as mechanics, engineering, human biology, and many others must be provided in a “matter of fact” way. I would hate to be the patient about to receive open heart surgery from a physician that has decided to “do it his own way.” I am speaking more in terms of education that can and should be left up to interpretation to the individual.

When we reside ourselves to allow the programming of our minds with insight that doesn’t come from our own methods of self-discovery or truth vetting, then we allow for a little bit of our own sovereignty to erode away.

“If someone can change your mind, he or she has won you over without raising a hand against you. This is the future of warfare.”

~ Bangambiki Habyarimana, Pearls of Eternity ~

This wonderful quote from Bangambiki foreshadows what is in store for humanity if we continuously allow our minds to be stolen from the sovereign gift that the universe has given each of us – the ability to think, choose, and act independently of one another. We will find that we become more like cattle being herded into the pens designed by others to mentally keep us where they deem it appropriate if we are not searching and seeking our own truths.

I see a future in which humanity has consciously evolved beyond the need to indoctrinate itself. A future without governments, religious persecutions, money, and “manmade laws.” Within this future society will function for the betterment of itself, rather for the “almighty manmade dollar.” We will do right by others without the need for incentive because we care more for the collective rather than the individual.

I know that this future sounds like a far off Utopian dream, but through the permission of letting our own sovereignty guide us through life, I believe we can attain it. All it takes is creative thinking and the challenging of the current system. The power struggle will ensue as those upholding the current belief system have worked hard to cement it into our realities. After all – they have worked hard to fool us into to believing it must be this way. They have far more to lose and we have only to gain from collapsing the current operating system.

The choice should be ours if we simply allow it to be. We don’t need to continue to shackle ourselves within this broken reality – we are the many, they are the few.

Keep after “Your Why” – the rest will follow.

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