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Originally posted by Watcher-In-The-Shadows
reply to post by TV_Nation
Considering I do not believe "enlightenment" is desirable or even preferable? Not very far. The term means nothing to me. Just a reworked version of the idea known as "Grace" that the puritians believed in. A seriously doubt anyone who has truly achieved "enlightenment" if it was possible would go about bragging about it and using it to brow beat other like a great many of those I have seen make the claim.
The difference between me and you is that I keep my self, while you become part of the collective. Assimilated.
If the individualistic microorganisms had not evolved in order to give up some individuality and join a collective,
Originally posted by WanderingThe3rd
It makes you wonder what made them come to the conclution to do these riturals. Who was giving them their bedtime story? What were they being told?