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Originally posted by badmedia
he philosophy behind a system is no different than the logic I program into systems I design on a daily basis.
For example. The philosophy of karma. In a programming world, it's as simple as"
If ($user_action == "bad") [
$user_situation--; (subtracts 1)
else if ($user_action == "good") [
$user_situation++; (adds 1)
To understand the philosophy behind things is to understand the logic and the system itself. Without it, you will never have transparency, no matter who's mind your are reading. A lie detector test only tests if the subject believes what is said is true or not, it does not in anyway reveal any actual truth unless the subject is aware they are lieing.
Originally posted by sty
Well, if so how can you explain that your desktop computer can make about 10000000 calculations a second while your amazing brain needs several seconds for a 5 figure calculation? I guess you over-estimate the biological brain capacity. The nature is more blind that you think! I also recommend you a book called " the selfish gene" by Dawkins.
[edit on 19-9-2008 by sty]
Originally posted by badmedia
reply to post by m4edit
I've seen the movie. I actually do like the subject of UFO's and I watch just about everything I find on the subject and I listen to coast to coast so much I have a subscription to make sure I don't miss any episodes.
It's the communist agenda associated with it that I can't stand. Just like we see in this post, these people can only see it as being "for the greater good", but what they can't see is who determines what is good and bad.
If all these "contacts" are true, then I want nothing to do with these aliens.
However, I'd be lying if I said I didn't think some of these people are just looking to push an agenda and don't really have any real contact with ETs, and they are merely pushing the same agenda as those who push the NWO agenda. Communism is the government the "elite" want. Because it gives them complete control over the economy and social issues and anyone who doesn't go along with the community is tossed aside. Exactly what these people are supposed to be up against.
Makes me sick.
Originally posted by TheOracle
Living in a society means there needs to be some sort of control and leadership. Sadly you didnt understand what I was saying. We are not ready for such changes because we dont trust each other, too many people are in for power and greed and you proved my point exactly. Does it really sickens you to follow rules for a greater human and planetary good? Because the system we live in doesnt allow that. If you have better alternatives please share them.
Originally posted by Lightworth
Any authority worthy of being considered a legitimate one will avoid all infringements on individuality - REAL individuality. That means they themselves won't be a part of any kind of collective pathology/evil. That means no militaries and other monolithic, mindless, corrupt mob mentalities. (That's not saying there will ever be no need for basic, truly fair and rational law enforcement). Who knows what it will or would take for humanity to reach such a plateau? I hope more than words can express that it will be reached; and the sooner the better.
Originally posted by CavemanDD
Great post GL2. I totally over-looked the inter-dimensional factors. More to add to my continueous but never to be finished space civilization game.
I agree with what some of the members say when they think we as a race simply aren't ready. But we have to look at exactly what spawns selfish behavior and that is fear. We fear things we don't understand. If we let the world in on the wisdom of a greater plan, they might start to turn around. Then hopefully they might learn, and evolve.
When you first start meditating, getting into self-awareness / mind-self diagnostic, you start to see how much fear you really possess. Fear of physical pain, emotional pain, fear of unwanted activity or use of energy, fear of love, fear of communication, fear of perception - that is.. wanting to blind yourself to your environment, to not see what you know is there, and fear of wisdom - for we know that it will bring upon a change perhaps some of us aren't ready for, to take on new responsibility because now we know better, that is... saying "well I didn't know", is no longer an excuse for our errors.
Through my own efforts over the years I have found the cause of many fears and doubts to the point where I can't begin to identify with the thought process I once possessed.
I started to understand - so I no longer feared. I started to care, then i started to get motivated. Now I am ready for more responsibility, and I am more then eager to help.
Therefore in my opinion, one way we can implement the plan GL2 has suggested, is to educate the public, to give them the knowledge, and hopefully help them understand. Then, maybe they'll come to a greater realization, and finally start to care.
I am of the opinion that those who live for personal gain will never find satisfaction, true happiness, fulfillment and understanding, and deep down are constantly fighting a battle in their minds. I mean, once you break a billion dollars, you have everything, why keep going? They just don't understand, they aren't bad people, they just don't understand. That is my opinion and that is one reason that I began to accept everyone as they are.
I think the key thing people strive for, though they may deny or ignore it, is that we all deep down, search for a sense of MEANING.
Let the people know, but make sure they UNDERSTAND. I think their own self-realizations will take over from there. Myself, I have changed drastically, so have my family, and many others that I know. It is possible.
We have to start being honest with each other, and sharing the wisdom we possess.
Originally posted by styGoing back to our subject, when I talk about an Allien economy I definitely think about creatures that learned how to take the "evolution" in their own hands and speed it up way ahead the biological possibility. Then, with this kind of members in the society, what would be the economy like? very hard to say !
[edit on 21-9-2008 by sty]
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