1.) Because humankind is undeniably fallible, it follows that all previous philosophical concepts are flawed to some degree, therefore
2.) Every individual should be reared in all philosophical thought, encouraged to apply them to their lives as they see fit, and
3.) Ultimately pick and choose the precepts that work best towards their own happiness.
What is Neo Philosophy?
Neo Philosophy is a term I created to describe the "philosophy of the individual". It recognizes that each person has their own unique way of being in the world. What dictates this way of being is an underlying personal philosophy of that person, whether realized or unrealized, examined or unexamined. As such, it incorporates all philosophies and integrates them through the lens of the individual person. It represents a new branch of philosphy as well as a new era in philosophical history following the age of Contemporary Philosophy.
Ok, here is one I always thought about. Animals have instinct. What if there is reincarnation of animals , in the sense, a dog dies, and is born again as another dog. A cat as another cat. Ever notice how cats just KNOW cat people and dogs know dog people. What if , lets say my cat who died, he comes back again as a cat, and since his previous history, knew that I was a car person, became part of his spirit, so when he dies, it becomes part of that conscience. .... hence other cats born since he died, KNOW that i am a cat person.
What if the reason for these instincts , is because cats have always been cats, and when are reborn, the instinct in still there.
Just an idea I have. I would say this would not hold true for humans. We really do not have instincts as far as kowing what to fear. A kitten put in a liter box the first time knows to go the bathroom in it. We on the other hand have to be trained in diapers.
In the lower realms, such as the animal realm, it is a very slow and difficult process to accumulate enough merit to achieve a human birth once again, so it may be countless lifetimes before one has another chance.
The future created the past.
1) Without a past, there could be no future. Without a future, there could be no past. Therefore, the future is not a concept but an essential part of life.
2) Everything that will happen, will happen, when it happens. It will come to be because of everything that was. We usually think that the past is more concrete, more real, but we often disagree on what happened, how and why. Does it matter? It is gone, never to be again. The future is yet to be, and will be. Everything that we are doing now is building towards that future. People talk about God as the Creator, or science for explaining how reality works, but what if all such things have come about (and such ideas and practices evolve in time) towards a pure, great understanding? All ideas may have been meant to have surfaced, all sciences and arts explored, as by fate, so that it all can one day come together (like the pieces of a puzzle.)
This could mean that what is to be, was. What if "the future" was where all was whole, and it fragmented so that it put itself back together again? And so, time began and proceeded in a linear fashion, to allow us to experience this gradual emergence of reality. As of now, many of us see things differently, but this is because we are all limited to our own perspectives and knowledge (through our own experiences, in limited life spans.) Science, logic and experience as a race will in time show us which pieces don't fit, which do fit and how pieces fit together that we never thought would. So, in the end, all could come together as one—all philosophy, science and religious perspectives come to make sense in how they each relate to the full truth.
What if the future itself, the total oneness of all that is the universe, is Oneness? It separates so that it can form itself again, similar to a flower that blossoms, dies, and its seed blossoms into a flower again. Perhaps "The Big Bang" was merely the True Reality (the future) restarting itself.
This might also explain déjà vu and psychic dreams, which many (including myself) have experienced. The future has all ready happened and we have all gone through this many times before. Souls may even wait in a resting place until it is time to experience the life that you have lived again. You may even make different choices the next time around. How the process goes can alter, as influenced by déjà vu or psychic memory, as the result is forever the same. Take for example, a Rubik's Cube: it is scrambled around differently each time before being handed to you by a friend, and it will therefore be twisted back differently each time, but each time forming the same result: all sides of one color; the perfect design as intended.
Thus, all ideas are never new, but re-realized from past, through unconscious memory. Thusly, inventions may be discovered by different inventors the next time around. Often, novelists will publish very similar books at the same time, sometimes one accusing the other of somehow stealing their ideas. It is as if certain ideas are meant to surface. But rather than “meant”, perhaps they are merely remembered from a deeper level of consciousness. Thus, imagination would only be a memory, like all your ideas, like this very discussion.
Perhaps we are all the memory of ourselves, as we remember what will be, as it must be, as it has been, as it is what truly is.