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ANNOTATION:
What about the Earth

Some would consider me a humanist.  I'm not sure what sort of
humanist.  My Christian brothers definitely would say I am a
humanist.  If I am on the wrong track, please, someone correct
me.  I may sound light hearted, but it represents the second 
 fisherman I think.
1st.  It seems there are basic flaws in the humanist premise.
1. The building blocks aren't humanist.  They were carved from 
that which isn't humanist.  If you build upon such blocks, and
of such blocks, you cannot change the texture because you rename
it, and hope to someday educate the world into understanding the
need for the name change.  I am oversimplifying for brevity.  I
expect clarification.
2.  Humanism simply represents self belief to the point of self
determination, and so forth.  I believe at the core of all 
religions the same ultimate goal is preached.  Just because
the followers of those religions don't see their ultimate 
destination doesn'tmean it isn't true.  Religions also will
evolve to take their place as part of the whole.  Humanism 
teaches this, true, but that super human who is a cohesion of
technology and human will not be a humanist if the humanist line
of logic is followed.  Rejection of that which is inferior is
and delaying is part of that line of logic.  Humanism's place
be rejected.
3rd.  You reject the earth as a living being.  There are untold
billions of sentient things that are in cohesion on earth.  If
you move up the ladder from atom, molecule, tissue, organ, organism,
etc, why does the sudden presence of human understanding and 
opportunity mean it stops here.  Each move up is an increase in
awareness, until all together you get a person.  Go up another
step.  I have no problem in thinking the earth is the next level of awareness.




  


Author: John Yates (name [at] host.domain)
Date: Apr 14, 2002

REPLY: cosmic personality conflicts?

so earthquakes and tornados are the way the earth expresses itself, if so then I would interpret the expression one of anger. How else does the earth communicate its knowledge by ESP or inspiration? If the earth is alive, I "know" its best friend must live in the sun!! Because the sun can screw the earth severly if it has contol of planets in its system. Can we interpret that the man in the moon is not friends with the son, because he appears to be awfully fricken dead!! (smile)


Author: John Yates (inthenet[ at ]southwind.net)
Date: Apr 14, 2002

REPLY: cosmic personality conflicts?

so earthquakes and tornados are the way the earth expresses itself, if so then I would interpret the expression one of anger. How else does the earth communicate its knowledge by ESP or inspiration? If the earth is alive, I "know" its best friend must live in the sun!! Because the sun can screw the earth severly if it has contol of planets in its system. Can we interpret that the man in the moon is not friends with the son, because he appears to be awfully fricken dead!! (smile)


Author: John Yates (inthenet[ at ]southwind.net)
Date: Apr 14, 2002

REPLY: cosmic personality conflicts?

so earthquakes and tornados are the way the earth expresses itself, if so then I would interpret the expression one of anger. How else does the earth communicate its knowledge by ESP or inspiration? If the earth is alive, I "know" its best friend must live in the sun!! Because the sun can screw the earth severly if it has contol of planets in its system. Can we interpret that the man in the moon is not friends with the son, because he appears to be awfully fricken dead!! (smile)


Author: John Yates (inthenet[ at ]southwind.net)
Date: Apr 14, 2002

REPLY: cosmic personality conflicts?

so earthquakes and tornados are the way the earth expresses itself, if so then I would interpret the expression one of anger. How else does the earth communicate its knowledge by ESP or inspiration? If the earth is alive, I "know" its best friend must live in the sun!! Because the sun can screw the earth severly if it has contol of planets in its system. Can we interpret that the man in the moon is not friends with the son, because he appears to be awfully fricken dead!! (smile)


Author: John Yates (inthenet[ at ]southwind.net)
Date: Apr 14, 2002

REPLY: cosmic personality conflicts?

so earthquakes and tornados are the way the earth expresses itself, if so then I would interpret the expression one of anger. How else does the earth communicate its knowledge by ESP or inspiration? If the earth is alive, I "know" its best friend must live in the sun!! Because the sun can screw the earth severly if it has contol of planets in its system. Can we interpret that the man in the moon is not friends with the son, because he appears to be awfully fricken dead!! (smile)


Author: John Yates (inthenet[ at ]southwind.net)
Date: Apr 14, 2002

REPLY: cosmic personality conflicts?

so earthquakes and tornados are the way the earth expresses itself, if so then I would interpret the expression one of anger. How else does the earth communicate its knowledge by ESP or inspiration? If the earth is alive, I "know" its best friend must live in the sun!! Because the sun can screw the earth severly if it has contol of planets in its system. Can we interpret that the man in the moon is not friends with the son, because he appears to be awfully fricken dead!! (smile)


Author: John Yates (inthenet@southwind.net)
Date: Apr 14, 2002

REPLY: cosmic personality conflicts?

so earthquakes and tornados are the way the earth expresses itself, if so then I would interpret the expression one of anger. How else does the earth communicate its knowledge by ESP or inspiration? If the earth is alive, I "know" its best friend must live in the sun!! Because the sun can screw the earth severly if it has contol of planets in its system. Can we interpret that the man in the moon is not friends with the son, because he appears to be awfully fricken dead!! (smile)


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