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originally posted by: eldemie
Everything we need has been available to us as of what....2000's? Maybe even sooner? I don't know, but I do know that we have a certain group of people working towards this....and have been for a while....Mr Fresco for example...what a brilliant and beautiful hooman
Def tough times, but also great times to be alife to see it all unfold right before us
a reply to: KellyPrettyBear
originally posted by: Athetos
It all stems from money my friend. Time=money you want a resource be it wood for building or wood for burning,food for eating or seeds for planting you need time to acquire those things aswell as the risks that come with the self acquisition.
Money can circumvent the time required to acquire.
Nothing wrong with materialism we all can't sit around naked,outside,hugging one another and get very far with out resources natural or otherwise. The problem is limited resource forces us to compete against one another.
If we ever truly want to be free we need unlimited resources for everyone all the time and sadly I don't see that happening.
Unless we master unlimited energy production some how and get out there in space for its a wealth of resource.
The world is very dog eat dog and it's a sad reality.
I do agree with most of this thread however interms of the average person always wanting more,bigger,faster everything and how that's damaging to not only themselves but others.
I am content with myself and what I have I do not strive to be the fastest,smartest or most valuable. I simply want to do what I like to do and I do that. I play board games with friends,drink and go out on the town, hang out with the wife and my 3 pugs and life goes on pay check to pay check.
I realized I may have rambled on a bit. Not sure if I made any points at all really...it's my birthday cut me some slack!! Quarter century old
a reply to: onequestion
None of these experiments are conducted in the wild. They are all computer simulations. This is another reason to be slightly sceptical of all these grand results – it's possible that when the pretty mathematics are fitted to the ugly world, they will break. But that's true of pretty much all the kind of science that makes news. There's nothing special to biology about it.
originally posted by: Peacetime...........
There is no reforming the human race. It is what is and nothing is going to change it. I've read my history and I've seen what is happening in this world for the half century I've been here, It's not just western society either, it's people who form societies in general. Your race, your ideologies, your religious preference........nothing is productive if it's a man made construct for the "benefit" of a society....it doesn't matter. It's all useless busy work that seems to make us reach for the lowest common denominator, call it evolution of the species and run with it. Not seeing that what we perceive as good and necessary things are what slowly destroys us. We're earthbound misfits. The whole lot of us.
originally posted by: onequestion
Hello. My philosophical input has been waning as of late so I decided to make a contribution.
If humanity would like to begin moving in a better direction as an entire species than we need to begin rejecting materialism and mainstream culture and get back to thinking about things that really matter like each other.
I personally believe that if we don't do that we are doomed to experience our own extinction as an inevitable probability.
We need to see the togetherness that binds us on a fundamental level and begin to live the experience of understanding that everything is one giant cosmic being living in everything everywhere.
That's the true future.