Real journalistic integrity hasn’t existed since the 1970s, the press was for the people, it was to used to promote freedom of speech and expression, the press was used to uphold and create justice for common people.. but like everything else the super rich and powerful have perverted this any many other systems.. making it almost impossible for any real groundbreaking news to reach the general public.. the reason can be seen by looking back to the 1960s and 1970s.. the people became too powerful.. too powerful for the super rich and power hungry, entitled to control..and so the press had a cap put on it.. back then the revolution of the people was like a fire, burning away all the lies and deceits that were promoted by the powers that be.. like ” Water Gate” .. Women’s Liberation and Black Rights were right up in their faces.. the people would be heard.. they practiced the power of FREEDOM of Speech! .. lets look at the media today..
Shitty wishy washy stories published about local Governments, officials and even locals.. Women’s Rights came to a screaming standstill .. Black Rights the same.. we haven’t made any progress since then… because the stories that need to be published are ignored by the press because the press is owned and operated by big money for big money..if you want a slot in the paper, in a local mag.. you better have PR people able to call up and .. you better have money to pay for your FREEDOM OF PRESS..
I learned this from a PR specialist that was kind enough to help me all the way from New York City… Do you know that even the people that we think are humanitarians are really just branding themselves as such.. they have PR people building them a social reputation ..so that they can manipulate the common people by the guise of seeming to be for the people.. but really they are all about self promotion.. they need people behind them to give them a solid platform to create a need for the product they are selling.. usually these people are figure heads for big oil companies or even for a faulty media… we are being manipulated..we are being shown a puppet show..while not seeing who is behind these people pulling the strings and why they are pulling them.. it is because your personal freedoms are being taken away from you while you are being entertained by these puppets..and these puppets agree to be used because they have sold out.. so while your back is turned.. if you need the press..if you need the law.. you have to pay for your personal freedoms by hiring a lawyer..and the lawyer that you hire works in behind the scenes of justice with other lawyers cutting deals with the press as to how much of your story will actually reach the people.. what happens is this.. your story becomes washed out.. the power of the integrity of the truth.. washed away to show only half the truth..and half the truth is a lie.. why.. WHY? Because the powers that be.. wouldn’t actually want the people to organize and rise up and take their true FREEDOM and VOICE back.. how can you be sold back to yourselves if you are aware of being sold out? And how could these rich, greedy self entitled people have all the power and money if they actually had to give other’s their fair share?.. So the press is lie…
Why has this guy opened up and told me ..given me all this information.. because he sees I am onto something big.. that what I am doing with my book and website will empower the people.. will cause a huge shift in humanity ..that will bring real balance and justice..
That is why no news channel will do a story on me..even though my rights have been violated by prejudice..and it is clear that they have.. there is proof that they have.. it is why I could not get a local press release in my local papers for my book signing..it is why not even the big papers would hear my story.. I have to pay for their press..it is not free.. and they release stories for free that will not make a ripple in the power system..and so they are just throwing the general public scraps..scraps that make you feel fed..but your still slowly starving for the truth..
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I am looking at this book through a revolutionary new perspective as I am taking it out of biblical context or out of religious context to see this ancient text for what it was in the first place.. it seems it was a series of love letters written to and from Solomon and his lover Sharon.. I believe religion .. Christian and Jewish used it to regulate sexual activity into the binding of marriage, when both religions were formed they were driven by the need to control mass population through the manipulation of sexual shaming, Governments and religion moved hand in hand to keep track of, and control the masses, one way was through a documented marriage contract through religion and state.. that explains why these love letters were used in both religions to turn this lust and love into something that God had for his people..but it was this lust that was the driving force of this couple’s passion.. so lets begin with fresh eyes.. eyes that see the human condition of sex, love, lust and passion.. as natural not a SIN
The book starts with Sharon..( as she named herself in Chapter 2 verse 1 ” I am the rose of Sharon and the lily of the valleys.” ) Sharon is sitting beside King Solomon at his table and she says ( ” While the king sitteth at his table my spikenard sendeth forth the smell thereof. A bundle of myrrh is my well beloved unto me; he shall lie all night betwixt my breast.” Chapter 1 ; 12 & 13) she is saying that she is so turned on sitting beside him, thinking of making love to her king that she is starting to smell like her own sex, and that he can smell her.. This is lust.. she may have been nothing more than a concubine to him as stated in ( Chapter 6 verse 7 ” There are threescore queens and fourscore concubines, and virgins without number”) Sharon was a part of the king’s harem ..
Though out the book Sharon brags to the other daughters of Jerusalem about how beautiful and fair her lover is, she brags about their lovemaking though out the vineyards, fields and valleys of Solomon’s kingdom.. in this verse it sounds like she is giving him oral sex.. today this would be called “Tea Bagging” ( Chapter 2 verse 3 ” As the apple tree among the trees of the wood, so is my beloved among the sons. I sat down under his shadow with great delight, and his fruit was sweet to my taste.”)
Yet Solomon and Sharon had lover’s fights, it seemed they liked to fight often.. it was because she was jealous of sharing the king with other women, and because she was mad at him for not making her a priority over his kingly duties ..something that happens to couples today.. In the 3rd Chapter Sharon awakens to find him gone..she goes out into the night to search the city for him ” I will rise now and go about the city in the streets and in the broad ways I will seek him whom my soul loveth” She finds him and holds him close.. I can imagine desperate for his love and affection..and surrounded by his men of arms they go and find a place to make love.. you can see in The Song of Solomon were he addresses her and she addresses him as she calls him ” Brother” and he calls her ” Sister” in Chapter 5 they are ready to become intimate.. he says ” Open to me my sister, my love, my dove.” but then something happens .. Sharon says ” I rose up to open to my beloved; but my beloved had withdrawn himself and was gone, my soul failed when he spake; I sought him but could not find him; I called him but he gave no answer”
Sharon then goes crying out into the night searching for him once more, she is assaulted by the watchmen… she then writes about how much she loves him as she describes him in detail and her deep soulful love for him.. in Chapter 6 Sharon turns to her girlfriends who tell her how lovely she is and how lucky he is to have her.. ( women do this today) .. It seems that in Chapter 6 vs 9 they unite as he says (” My dove, my undefiled is but one; she is the only one of her mother, she is the choice one of her that bare her; Yea the queens and the concubines, and they praise her”) It seems to me that Sharon was the one woman in his harem that had a true chemistry with the king..with Solomon..and that is why he favored her above others..she was his and he was her obsession.. she says to him in Chapter 8 verse 6 & 7 ( ” Set me as a seal upon thine heart, as a seal upon thine arm; for love is strong as death; jealousy is cruel as the grave; the coals thereof are coals of fire, which hath a most vehement flame. Many waters cannot quench love, neither can the floods drown it; if a man would give all the substance of his house for love, it would utterly be contemned.’)
It’s getting easier because I am seeing what is out there in society today. Even at my gym I watch married people flirting ..attempting to carry on ( at the very least ) emotional affairs so that they don’t have to face the responsibility or take ownership of their own integrity in their relationships to their spouses. People want fluff, they don’t seem to want anything deep and meaningful. It seems both men and women don’t understand that the spark ( the Ideal) of the relationship cannot last forever..it usually only last a couple of years ..then the rose colored glasses dim..and you are faced with loving the real person not the ideal that you thought they were..and if you cannot do that..then have the integrity to leave the relationship before side-stepping into another one with someone else.. and then those who flirt with married people.. wtf are you doing? Have the integrity not to allow yourself to be played into someone else’s games.. the game of hide and seek from their own truth.. of not wanting to grow up and face their own problems.. that is what a real meaningful relationship teaches us.. others show us our strengths and weaknesses.. it isn’t meant to be easy .. sometimes it’s damn hell.. It is supposed to be both heaven and hell..as both the light and dark lives in each soul.
Now switching over to men.. this is what I see.. selfish men who don’t actually want a woman that is equal to them..they are macho not masculine.. macho in that they need a woman to fill a role and to complete an emptiness that is inside of them.. that emptiness is caused by men who need a woman to dumb herself down..so that she doesn’t challenge him into evolving into a full manhood. A dumb woman that knows her place in his life.. as a servant to his ego; doesn’t cause him to question his own selfish motives.. What I see are men intently and with greed, accumulating their own social status and toys will giving as little of themselves and their time, their emotions or intellect to a woman as is possible.. They don’t want to be truly intimate, to share their lives or resources..what they want is to get as much as they can from a woman while giving as little as possible.
I see men being boys..breaking a woman’s sense of her self worth by playing her against other women .. making her feel easily replaceable unless she gives herself up to him.. I will not give a guy like this my time, my energy or even a thought.. he isn’t worth it.. he is not worthy..
I see lots of men.. who say the are men, who profess to have courage..but when the the time comes to show courage by action..the use excuses or remain silent, or make themselves scarce.. What I am saying..is that I see boys fooling themselves into believing they are men. I see boys who are afraid, afraid to stand by one good woman, who are afraid to go into emotional depths, who are afraid to invest their hearts into the heart of one good woman.. Instead it is easier to date and sleep with girls who are not real women..because a real woman wouldn’t allow herself to be treated like second best..a second, third or forth place on his list of priorities.. a real woman would make sure she was his first priority, and the he was her’s.. but what I see are people who are settling ..to be treated without dignity or respect..
This makes it easier and easier for me to remain celibate.. I will not be treated with coldness or brutality, I will not be put last on his list, I will not allow selfishness and immaturity into my life.. and I will not show my children by bad example how to be treated with disrespect..
I respect myself .. I respect my kids.. and I respect the good man that is out there somewhere.. I respect him enough not to settle for anything less but him..if he manifests into my life or not.. I am not giving myself away to little men who are not worthy of a good woman. I will do for myself.