Government, “We The People”, And The Truth About Language And The Nature Of Government.
A synonym for being awake used by the Buddha was “beyond conditioned existence”. We grow up in a matrix of social, cultural and family values which we imbibe through the acquisition of language in early childhood. When we become speaking beings we lose a connection to the core nature of reality as we are progressively symbolising our experience through language and the interpretation of life within this linguistic matrix, or through it’s lens.
The socio-linguistic matrix we live in and the some of the conditioned lies about the nature of reality that have been built into it over centuries are nicely debunked by this guy: