Why oh why
Censorship of the Divine Feminine
I am sitting here this morning sipping coffee with honey and mulling over my instagram message i recieved
For what, you may ask?
A nipple. One of the pictures on my page showed a harmless, barely visible to even me, photograph of a woman, and someone was offended by this offensive graphic. When this woman was me. So i gave the right to share.
One of my biggest lifelong, all-time beefs is censorship.
Not only is it 2018 and really, is censorship still even a thing? But, a nipple. Life-giving, human body beautiful; a nipple. Not going to run up to you and hurt you or make you cry. Not going to punch you in the face and call you a name. But may poke you in the eye if close enough
Not harmful. End of story.
But it has nothing to do with what it is, but what it represents and the constant silencing of the feminine in our patriarchal dominated society which needs to hide/shelter us from the “blasphemies of the feminine”.
Yes, I’m going there.i blame it on the passing full moon and the fact its my nipple and its good if i dare say so
I see death on instagram cruelty of animals and humans, hate, violence and death. Cruel remarks yarda yarda bla bla you get the picture.
Oddly enough, not censored.
But life makes us squeamish. Love makes us twitchy or gooey. The human body makes us hide our eyes. And the feminine makes us say, no please that’s not needed on here. When its natural.
We can’t have that, someone might be offended.
Where does it stop?this is the hiding of the feminine, of nudity and the body and of propagating shame.
Before these ways of thinking were corrupted, we didn’t have the shame we associate now with our miraculous bodies. Shame and guilt are taught behaviors, ones that keep us where they want us, in the line up of conformity, heads bowed and spirits broken.
Censorship is used to control your voice.
It isn’t used to keep you safe, or for the safety of others. It doesn’t keep anyone from harm, it keeps them from reality.
It places blinders on to truth, beauty and anything they don’t want you to see or hear. It’s control, plain and simple. It makes you shun so much and have negative feelings associated with them and this just creates shadows you need to deal with because of this shame.
It’s a manner of taking our voice and making us feel beaten.
Making us stand in line where they want, sad depressed and play by their rules. They want us to bend. They want us to cave. They want us to fit in the box that they have prepared for us and how dare we think of stepping out.
When you censor someone, you are making an attempt at shaming them into believing what they are doing, thinking or saying is wrong.
Censorship is about who they want and how they want to control you instead of expressing your truth and your voice. Its about being stepped on and muted.
I will always say f censorship and allow the freedom of showing real selves. Its a shell after all.