The game of the ego is to make us think we need something from the outside to fulfill us. In this movie, there are two games to play: one is the society game and one is the war game. The society game uses sex, fun and physical appearance for pleasure and the war game uses killing for pleasure. In both games, the bodies are on the strings of the ego. The bodies are hooked up to the ego and it is telling them what to do and what to say. The ego will tell you that there is a prize at the end of the game, but there never is. It is just a loop. You cannot win.
 
This movie does a masterful job of showing that pain and pleasure are the same. Both pain and pleasure are attack thoughts. Pain and pleasure attack the holy mind by occupying it with distracting thoughts. There is such a belief on the spiritual path that there will be sacrifice, but giving up attack thoughts is no sacrifice. This movie is about setting the captives free and showing that no one loses when the ego is undone.

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David Hoffmeister

Modern-day mystic, author, and a living demonstration of A Course in Miracles.

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