Philosophical Observations 16
We have now entered the age of frigonomics, when a critical mass says " screw it" we are finished.
It's really not all that difficult to notice the deception built into our reality. What is hard to figure out is whether we are somehow involved.
There may be a conceptual propagation of manifestations. In the spiritual realm, light creates and darkness copies because darkness only has access to the shadows.
It is impossible for men to look upon each other as equals, there is always tension because of ambition and desire. When a man does not know what drives him, he goes about painting the world with his own unique pallet of colors, convinced that the ones he has chosen are correct and it is everyone else that is wrong.
People forget that technology is a form of magic (I will let this sink in for a moment). There will be things in the future that are mundane to our progeny but to us are unimaginable. We are only beginning this journey of discovery. This idea that science is going to wipe away religion, little by little, error by error, is ridiculous. Science and religion contain an equal amount of error and the illusion of superiority has made it difficult to make any real progress in either discipline.
Peace is the highest achievement of men but it does not come from agreement or compromise. Peace is the final image, woven into the tapestry of meaning and value within our relationships. There should be a quality of harmonious integration of disparate ideals. The wisdom required to do this is beyond the scope of human comprehension.
There will always be islands of peace, each desperately trying to separate itself from the madness around it.
Is it a cruel joke to present such a great mystery and then not allow enough time to solve it? Maybe a better question would be, were we put here on earth to realize that the mystery is supposed to remain and it is our purpose to connect to the source. Only after we have done this will we be able to explain the miracle of our origin and the mystery of our destiny.
It is not possible to separate the person from the message.
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