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Originally posted by Chraeloos
reply to post by smithjustinb
I have to agree with you if and only if you think humans are the universe. That we are apart of this thing that birthed us. Which, in a way, we are, but in another way we aren't as we are free thinking (maybe), conscious beings.
We can act as we choose. The way you say this makes it sound as though everything is predetermined.
Originally posted by mirrormaker326
But just because we have more toys than our predecessors, does not mean we have attained a new level of existence. Technological advances are just newer toys that make life a bit easier, but do not confront any real philosophical or existential issues.