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Why save humanity? What is left that is so important?

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posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 08:06 AM
As a Zen Buddhist would say, "You don't exist, so don't worry about it".

The only thing that is permanent is nothingness and the the state of nonexistence. Everything else is an illusion.

Look at this planet which has been here for billions of years. There have been civilizations on this planet for billions of years, and they come and go. We had civilizations on this planet that surpassed our existence today. They are all gone. No trace. As a matter of fact, a couple of years ago there were some excavations in Egypt of a city that was buried about 5,000 years ago. The only thing left is a sign. They deciphered the sign and it said "My name is King so-and-so, and this is my city that will last forever."

So today we think we are going to make this a better world in which to live, and we are going to save the world, and so on. The world has it's own collective karma. It's going through a phase. Your job is to save yourself. If you find yourself in a burning building, you do not stop to admire the pictures on the wall, you get out of the building as fast as you can. So, when you know you have a short time in this existence you do not stop to play the games of life, you try to find yourself and become flee as fast as you can.

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posted on Dec, 31 2009 @ 08:11 AM
I dont think there is a single human trying to either save or destroy humanity.

Humanity is too big a concept for people to grasp. Try to picture in your mind a group of 10 people. Now 100. Now 1000 people together. now try 7 billion people. We can't assimilate something that big.

Open your window and look at the city infront of you. Try to see every single window and then try to imagine how many people are on the other side and how they are, what they are wearing, what they are doing. Now try to expand that view to the whole neighborhood. Now to the whole city. Now the state. The country. The continent. The planet.

Even the PTB with their worldly schemes are not capable of assimilating that concept.

Not only that, we are too individuallistic to see humanity as a GROUP instead of as a collection of individuals.

We are also too busy trying to survive. Trying to adapt ourselves into this modle of our society, so we can produce something that can be traded for money so we can trade money for stuff.

So, I really dont see it happening. I dont see people trying to destroy humanity or trying to save humanity. I do see people sliding along the scale of Good and Evil, sometimes accidently and sometimes intentionally. But we are too busy with our own little reality to actually plot and scheme something to a bigger reality we cant grasp.

One day I asked a friend of mine what he wanted from life. he told me: "I want to marry my girlfriend, get a good job at telecommunication, raise a family and be happy." to which I replied. "That's it?"

Well, that was 11 years ago. I was still a 21 arrogant # who thought to know better than everyone else. I told him "I want more than that. I want the truth and I wont let something like love to get on my way. I dont wanna settle. I dont wanna be a sheeple."

11 years later, here I am, getting married and wanting nothing more from life than just to raise my family and to be happy. Because, you see, that is not easy. It is not easy to accomplish happiness. It is a very ambitious goal!

MOST people in the world are suffering. If you do not suffer, if you have health, money, love, comfort and happiness, you are already one of the richest persons on this planet.

I come from a rich family in Brazil, but I cant count on daddy's money. I am a 32 year old man who is marrying to a wonderful woman. She is still looking for a job and my job pays me just enough to marry her, get a place for ourselves and pay the bills. It is still not enough to give us both al the safety and comfort I want us to have. It is still not enoguh to raise a family with 3 kids, which I plan to have. So, my hunting down the TRUTH comes at second. My search for happiness now comes first.

And it is hard. Like Iced Earth says in one of their lyrics "Life is a b*, life is a w*. Nothing less, nothing more."

So, no, I dont think any attempt to save or destroy humanity is actually going on. Most people are too busy trying to survive. The rest is trying to be happy. And those fewer who have a lot of money are busy with their worldly plots believing they know a lot, when in the grand scale of things they only know a tiny bit more than we do.

So, the couple you saw racing happily to the car, they displayed a moment of happiness which is a rare thing. happiness. It is definitely not easily available to everyone. If it is available to you, savour it as much as you can.

I used to get lost into trying to find the big meaning of life and learned that it doesnt matter what the meaning of life is. It only matters what meaning we give to our life.

I really hope one day we can broaden our view of the world and of humanity. And I think we need to conquer space for that. I think that we ALL need to see our planet from the perspective of outerspace so we can actually see that the Earth is OUR home and ALL OF US live IN IT.

Till then, we will be busy ants. All of us.

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