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I then ask her how a race such as hers which is good and decent could allow
so many humans to perish should the worst of her predictions arise.
we have thought about bringing all your people to live here
The only problems our elders have is once you are brought here
We have been sending envoys of peace to your planet for over 3000 years in all forms but cant seem to teach you that the first act of an evolved people is to at the very least stop killing one another.
Yet most stand blindly while their elected government spend 5 time the money needed to help those starving and homeless people on weapons to kill and maim more of your own kind in the name of greedy and power.
How can another being look at Earth and understand this madness.
She continued a few well meaning people have tried to help the starving people
in your third world but to little of even that donated help gets to those poor souls.
She then said I really care about your race but it is such a contradiction
it is such a contradiction
Originally posted by smokingman2006
when a nordic dies a violent death by mishap the whole nation is affected yet when an elder dies from old age there is great happiness amongst them as it means that this energy source (soul) has had its maximum experience in his or her lifetime.
1500 years back a beautiful female nordic named Yemzamira was sent here to help the mayans get of their bloodthirsty path.
The mad high preist kill her very violently them chopped her up and burnt her in a pit as an offering to his God.
She also had amongst her belonging a bag containing 9 crystal skull the nordic planned to distribute to each major tribe as a communication tool these where stolen and lost.
This murder of Yemzamira so troubled the nordic nation that they chose to abandon earth for 300 years.
how would we human have responded to such an attact on our own?
Violence breeds violence we know this but refuse to learn the lesson and it keeps repeating itself.
the is no outside help for an enternal problem
peace and health
It is sometimes argued, for example, that "Human Nature Offends Civilisation". In this position it is supposed that human nature is endowed with certain irascible passions: the love of domination and superiority; of victory and glory; the territorial impulse; the taste for vengeance and "aggression"; an excitement from destruction and violence.
But it is also sometimes argued - differently, but to the same conclusion of conflict - that "Civilisation Offends Human Nature". In this position wealth caters to the love of comfort and ease, and that accommodation atrophies irascible passions. In terms of physical capital, "enervating luxury" makes us soft. In terms of human capital, the sophistication that is part of civilisation produces relativism, subjectivism and the "purpose uncertainty" associated with sophisticated man's existential anxiety about "the meaning of life”.
I would suggest that barbarism be considered as a permanent and universal human characteristic which becomes more or less pronounced according to the play of circumstances. Simone Weil
To deal with the true causes of war one must begin by recognizing as of prime relevancy to the solution of the problem the familiar fact that civilization is a partial, incomplete, and, to a great extent, superficial modification of barbarism. Elihu Root
The ultimate tendency of civilization is towards barbarism. David Hare
Conventional history has long shown that, in many ways, we have been getting kinder and gentler. Cruelty as entertainment, human sacrifice to indulge superstition, slavery as a labor-saving device, conquest as the mission statement of government, genocide as a means of acquiring real estate, torture and mutilation as routine punishment, the death penalty for misdemeanors and differences of opinion, assassination as the mechanism of political succession, rape as the spoils of war, pogroms as outlets for frustration, homicide as the major form of conflict resolution—all were unexceptionable features of life for most of human history. But, today, they are rare to nonexistent in the West, far less common elsewhere than they used to be, concealed when they do occur, and widely condemned when they are brought to light.
According to the Human Security Brief 2006, the number of battle deaths in interstate wars has declined from more than 65,000 per year in the 1950s to less than 2,000 per year in this decade. In Western Europe and the Americas, the second half of the century saw a steep decline in the number of wars, military coups, and deadly ethnic riots.
The statement contains five core ideas. These ideas are:
1. "It is scientifically incorrect to say that we have inherited a tendency to make war from our animal ancestors."
2. "It is scientifically incorrect to say that war or any other violent behaviour is genetically programmed into our human nature."
3. "It is scientifically incorrect to say that in the course of human evolution there has been a selection for aggressive behaviour more than for other kinds of behaviour."
4. "It is scientifically incorrect to say that humans have a 'violent brain'."
5. "It is scientifically incorrect to say that war is caused by 'instinct' or any single motivation."
The statement concludes: "Just as 'wars begin in the minds of men', peace also begins in our minds. The same species who invented war is capable of inventing peace. The responsibility lies with each of us."
The moralistic Fallacy is the opposite of the naturalistic fallacy. It says that because something is morally wrong, it could not be a part of human nature or that what ought to be, is. The naturalistic fallacy says that what is, is what ought to be.
”Aggression occurs among virtually all vertebrates and is necessary to get and keep important resources such as mates, territory and food," Craig Kennedy, professor of special education and pediatrics, said. "We have found that the 'reward pathway' in the brain becomes engaged in response to an aggressive event and that dopamine is involved."
Are we really worth saving?
I dont think humans are preprogramed to be violent and it can not be overcome.
If you yourself can not grasp why violence is not good for you than you are correct, there is no hope for mankind.