Tread Blindly Into the Unknown: Facing Fears, Facing Life (My Trip To Chile)
By: Chris Delamo of Red Pill Philosophy
As I write this, I’m cramped into the corner of a room in a dingy apartment. On the bunk bed above me, Luke Rudkowski of We Are Change is sleeping. I can’t blame him: we both spent the previous day enduring a 9-hour flight from Miami to Chile—overnight, over the ocean, and over to a foreign country I’ve never been to.
Hell, there IS no foreign country I’ve ever been to: this was the first time I’ve visited a country other than the one I was born and raised in (U.S.A.). Without a doubt, this trip to Chile has been, thus far, a process of treading blindly into the unknown.
Tread Blindly Into the Unknown, for It Is the ONLY Thing That Has Ever Moved Man Forward
I tweeted these above-bolded words about a week ago (by the way, you can follow me on Twitter: @RedPillTweets (http://www.twitter.com/RedPillTweets). I’d thought of it as I pondered my upcoming flight to Chile. I’ve never been on a plane, never been to a foreign country, and certainly never been invited to an anarchist “retreat” in the apparent middle of nowhere to speak and assist with some video editing. In all: this was going to be, 100%, a process of treading blindly into the unknown.
Now, I’ve already arrived in Chile, and 1 day out of my 20 days here has passed. Outside the window to my left, as I write this, I can hear the Chilean shores crash against the coastline, and howling wind from across the Pacific whistles through the beachside apartment buildings. Those howls remind me of the sound of the plane engines on the way here. Continue reading