The illusions of humanity

2017-07-26 06:02


WE humans have such inbuilt hubris and illusions about our place in reality that even though we have created many gods to try to separate us from nature, we refuse even to begin to accept the one thing that most truly separates us from the chaos of entropy and slowness of evolution science and technology.

We created religions mainly to try to comfort ourselves over the unavoidable end of death, but seriously, have we seen any messages from the dead or evidence of an afterlife?

Our only real options for immortality are biological anti-ageing procedures or downloading our minds into supercomputers to exist forever.

But such sciences are exceedingly complex and the religions that we created are a major hindrance to this real immortality.

Besides, we still have not entirely finished with our evolutionary process — we might not have to live in the wild and compete for food anymore, but humanity has created its own evolutionary existence by competing in open, free markets in the governmental systems that we have created to live within, while we slowly degrade and destroy the natural realm we emerged from so bravely but are still so distracted.

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