¶ 2 Leave a comment on paragraph 2 0 That we 21st century humans are but one of many stages in the evolution of our species doesn’t mean we are incomplete or somehow inferior to a later stage – or a completed state.
¶ 8 Leave a comment on paragraph 8 0 I have long been conflicted with ideas of eternal, endless, blissful longevity and a “soul”. “If this exists”, it can have nothing to do with the specifics of this life; almost all which are contingent upon the settings for this life. There is very few, if any, traits or characteristics that are not contingent. All of my DNA is contingent on the circumstances of my mother and father, and their genealogies.
¶ 9 Leave a comment on paragraph 9 0 Recently, I discovered that the concept of “a true self” to which many a person hopes to make manifest or achieve, may be another myth. Not that we don’t have inherited determinants (even beyond DNA). Yet:
¶ 10 Leave a comment on paragraph 10 0 who we become is very highly determined by our ever present and changing environment. Nature/Nurture is an inseparable mix, each being dominant about some features. Yet, many’s belief in their “true nature” is linked to their belief in an afterlife or a soul.
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Plot Weight and Height of persons on a graph.
The points form a distribution,
they don’t fall on a curve.
Many curves drawn among the points
could be defined as
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We often tend to give greater significance
to pair of “things” or “ideas”
for which such ranking
It only exists in the confusion of language,
where all statements don’t have meaning.