Accidentally Swallowing The Red Pill


This is your last chance. After this, there is no turning back.

You take the blue pill—the story ends. You wake up in your bed and believe whatever you want to believe.

You take the red pill—you stay in Wonderland, and I show you how deep the rabbit hole goes.

— Morpheus


If you follow the tale of the Matrix, it’s clear you have a choice between which path to take.

Red pill. Blue pill. Pick one and suffer the consequences. It’s a concious choice that Neo makes in the movie, and that most make in the real world (or our own simulation if you wanna dive down that rabbit hole).

However, my experience is different.

I was never offered a distinct choice between the two.

There was no coming to Jesus moment, or conscious choice to reject the current societal norms of how we’re told to live (ex. go to school, graduate, keep going to school, graduate, try to find a secure job, get married, have kids, buy a house, die).

Growing up, I always felt I was different, but didn’t have the awareness or words to describe it.

At school, I would repeatedly ask “why?” Not why as it pertained to whatever I was being taught, but why is this relevant? Why does this matter? Why do I need to learn things I have absolutely no interest in?

Playing hockey, I was proud of my ability to Captain most of my teams, pull through in the clutch, and contribute on the scoresheet. Even so, I couldn’t shake the feeling that none of it really mattered.

I remember when my friends and I started being normal teenagers. Partying, drinking, smoking, etc. Sure, I had fun. But in the back of my mind, something didn’t feel right.

The best I can say, someone shoved the red pill down my throat at birth, then tried to force the other on me.

Now, as for what this means for you…

You do have a choice.

Right now.

You can choose the blue pill, continue building a monument to compromise, and the story will end.

Or you can chose the red pill, and I’ll show you just how far the rabbit hole of pursuing your mission(s) until you have the lifestyle you so desire goes.

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_A. Mullan

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