Almost all of us were once encased in something that kept us apart from this simple experiential realization. That encasement was both natural and engineered. Natural in the sense that we are spirit born into a physical body, so there is a dimensional challenge right there.
The real problems arise with the cultural and societal constructs we
are born into. As helpless infants for an extensive period of time after
birth, we are at the complete mercy of whomever is caring for us.
Although we are inherently spiritual beings, if this is not corroborated
by the spirit and behavior of those around us a type of callous begins
to grow to obfuscate that knowledge. Much like waking from a dream and
not being able to remember it as a whole different “reality” takes over
It just happens. If people have dumbed down parents they will most
likely be dumbed down as well. At least on the surface. In later years
they perhaps can wake up out of that environment as many of us have