Everyone knows about air and water, our simple compounds of molecules that we want to use for our survival. But where I think modern society has failed in keeping the pressure on... STEAM POWER! For that is an example, almost daily reminder for many, of how people work best. People, get them heated up and contained, may produce power to move the country, the world and the universe. Sure, we once knew about pressure release valves, maintenance of the machines, monitoring of the temperatures and stuff one had to do to have that big rig moving earth, and reapers or combines. Steam power. The lessons not learned.
We don't pay too much attention to the rules any longer... if you heat the air - it expands and goes away.... High pressure areas. Fuel for Hurricanes hot water to move Lower pressure over which starts sucking up more heat and spinning air and water vapor out of control... takes an expert weather person to make the call.
As we watch weather, we don't immediately connect to lack of a people monitor... the economic measures should work. When we work, we heat up and work harder, when we work for the Man, we move so slow... which is why slavery doesn't produce the massive monuments of long ago and far away. Just my thoughts that you have to be working for love of something much more wonderous than the snot picking neighbor bleching so beautifully.. beside you. And those living in fear now, would tell you that whips and chains will work - they would give anything to be spared the beatings. Truth is cowards don't breed nor survive long, life is a struggle and you have to have hope in tomorrow. Most cowards lay down and die, too tired, too low to consider that they were created to be much more than what they had surrendered into... wallowing in self lost...
So my point, and I do have one. My point is people are like particles, they can move faster and produce more, they excite each other in contact - each touch sends them off in a different direction and the heat builds, and organizations can harness much, but not all, of that to produce things. The organization can get so locked down that only the exact thing happens, over and over, and if monitored correctly it is safe... then an earthquake happens and frightens the rest of us... well, not me.
Those that want to be KING, or pretend they don't want to be King but treated like one or a savior or hero or rock star... they want everyone to belong to them, to work on their project to make everyone think of them as almost a little god -- immortal, wonderful and to be worshipt. With their own followers, worshippors and priests to control and bless the masses of mindless. IT isn't natural, and the force of the people and population and purpose will cut through rocks, earth, fences, topple castles and kings.. blowing over all that holds it back from where it has to go.
What is the orientation of your life? or of your home? Are you centered on the Big Screen television? The hot rod in the garage? The job, your home just a bed stop? I am not waiting for the President, or the next President... or a return of the long ago Presidents or Kings... and I know all their intentions and rules aren't to make me better - they are to make them better.
So I orient on people and love and life. I will look for the Lord, and when we had nothing we thought God was in Heaven, which we could admire from the earth but never reach, but He never left our side, we are just blind and deaf in ourselves. We have choices, we will bounce, it is not good to be so hot we burn and certainly not so cold we freeze and never do more than lock in forever... without love or life. Balance...