I really enjoyed this post at The Cleaver: Transcend The Control System: You Are Not A Number
"If you are not shaping your own reality, then someone else is doing it for you.
The Control System serves up the default reality configuration for those who do not determine their own. There is no neutrality. Each individual has a prescribed belief system downloaded into their head via repeated containment encoding* that emanates from parenting, schooling, sociological trends, organized religion and the mainstream media. The ultra-saturation of this mass hypnosis is so pervasive and well established that most people no longer wish to think for themselves, preferring instead to slip into the anaesthetizing pre-packaged reality they have grown to venerate.
For those who have chosen a path of awakening..." read on here.