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       Mainstream politicians, media, corporations are always talking about the need for change, unity and new ideas and that these things are to be found in the mainstream.  It’s all just so much propaganda because the mainstream is not where new ideas, change and reform originate from.  Mainstream society is like a muddy southern river where the mainstream is forever getting clogged with silt, logs, vegetation and other trash in general.  In the same way mainstream society is clogged with entrenched special interests, corporations, institutions that may talk change and new ideas but in fact suppress change and new ideas because this innovation and creativity threaten these entrenched established interests. The mainstream would have you believe that they are the solution but in truth they are the problem.
       So what does a muddy southern river do when the mainstream clogs up?  It creates a secondary channel on the fringe that cuts off the mainstream into an oxbow and the secondary channel becomes the mainstream for a time before it also becomes clogged and is cut off by the ever flowing water.  It’s the same with a society, the answers to the hard questions, the creativity the innovation comes from the fringes of society.  It is on the fringes of society that a new channel forms allowing free flow of information that has become suppressed in the mainstream.  Of course the new channel has to cut through a lot of crap and many secondary channels become dead ends but it is here where the future of society rests.  I believe the rapidly evolving Internet is such a secondary channel fast to become the new mainstream.
       Haven’t you ever wondered why the mainstream corporate media and other entrenched established interests deny, ridicule, and generally suppress the fringe elements of society?  New creativity , innovation, thought, that rises up into mainstream society is first ignored if possible by established interest and their propaganda media outlets hoping that these things will just dry up if they are not given attention.  If that does not work then the propaganda presses begin rolling to discredit and nullify innovation, creativity and change. It’s all crackpot they say.  The established interests fear and instinctively know that new innovation and creativity will give rise to competing interests at best and to their own extinction at worst. 
       The truth is that creativity and innovation dry up in the mainstream for reasons I have mentioned so the big lie that mainstream government, industry and media would have you believe and act upon is that the fringe is frightening and worthless place so the reasonable public has no need to go there for new ideas or innovation.  But some of still do go there in spite of the propaganda, ridicule and fear mongering heaped upon us.  We look at the mainstream and find it is already panned out, corrupt and in a state of collapse.  We have nowhere to go but to the fringe to look for new ideas, innovation and answers.  Some of us are cutting a new channel that will one day replace the main channel.  We are still, small weak but our powers are growing while the mainstream societal power is strong but growing weaker.
       All through my life I have studied anomalies to the established world view because I have seen that anomalies are the windows and doorways into a hugely expansive world view full of new ideas, creativity and innovation.  Early in my life I settled into a study of extraterrestrial realities now called exopolitics.  I have endured the ridicule from the mainstream propaganda media who are the propaganda lapdogs of the established entrenched interests.  These interests have been hugely successful in suppressing extraterrestrial realities to the general public while they feverishly exploit these realities to strengthen their stranglehold on national and global society.
       The fringe certainly has its share of wild speculations and conspiracies but there really are real truths and conspiracies as well a bright new ideas, concepts and answers to society’s problems here.  I see it in my field of exopolitics and other fields as well such as alternative medicine that has been so suppressed by the drug monopolies and other health care monopolies.  I see it in innovative new energy technologies that are vigorously suppressed by big oil resulting in extreme environmental destruction and global warming.  Mainstream global society is collapsing under its own corrupt weight but other streams are beginning to flow outside the mainstream and one day some of them will become the mainstream of the future.
       So don’t let your curiosity be stifled, through ridicule and fear.  Embrace don’t shun the fringes of society.  Learn to discriminate and mine the ore for the nuggets and the diamonds.  If you do you will be richly rewarded.  You worldview will expand and you will break the mainstream chains if you persist and are reasonable.  A bright future will open up before you and for society as a whole if you take the time to investigate the fringes of society.  It is on the fringe that the future awaits us all.
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Ed Komarek writes articles and books on diverse topics of national and international interest. The first book Ed wrote was UFOs Exopolitics and the New World Disorder that is available for free on its website. Ed's second book Fire In Nature, A (more...)

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