arp, I think sometimes your points get lost in the process. Your last one I knew I what you were talking about, but, as you recall, some people were
not seeing the irony/symbolism.
Now....for this thread, I would ask for clarfication. To which part of what our "You" in the scenario are you referring?
To the whole scheme from the species being designed, or just the manipulative part?
Can you please be more specific? Sorry if I'm misunderstanding...like I said, in your last thread about Service to Self, I knew what you were trying
to say (we must take care of ourselves in order to be of use to others, and we thereby set an example of how to be self-sufficient and not
But, some folks thought you sounded "selfish". I saw it happening. Now, in this one, this new parable, are you pointing out that the creator was a
despot to begin with? Or that the creator set impossible standards and rules and then knowingly thrust the creation into a doomed arena, like
throwing someone to the wolves.
BTW, no, I don't find those things compassionate. I find them psychopathic.... But I also don't believe that the Biblical "creation" story is true.
The creator who would create something and then cast it into a den of perils is not compassionate to his creation.
Or maybe, in reading it again, you mean "Is encouraging them to have children" compassionate?? Or, do you mean, "is having children"
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