[ExI] Morality Meme
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citta437 at aol.com
Wed Dec 19 13:36:34 UTC 2007
Me: "> Moral behavior is a dichotomy. Where in nature does duality
Sam: "Perhaps you make it a meaningless question by the manner of
Life vs. Death is a pretty primary duality very much found in nature."
Reply: I see all the processes in nature as forms of energy. Linguistic
terms as life and death, morals or immorals are the surface
manifestation of organic interactions/behavior. I asked the above
question in response to what Stephan call "Rational Morality" with the
implication to his belief that existence is preferable to
non-existence. Preferences of existence over non existence is produced
by a mind's habit of thinking in duality. Dualistic perceptions are
mere surface perception of a brain/mind untrained in critical thinking
due to immaturity or innattention.
Sam: "Yada, yada, yada. This noise [above] is also all mind. Mind
[can be] a tool of survival. The "preference" for survival long
predated what we think of as mind."
Reply: What you call noise is a movement of the mind/energy. This surge
of energy increases as thoughts expand in heated debates between those
who still cling to the survival meme and those minds which move on
beyond the memes for moral behaviors.
Sam:" Huh? To exist or cease to exist is a fundamental state and in
respects when thought through clearly a most fundamental choice. To
not grapple with the question at all is imho to not be fully alive or
REply: The fact is morality memes obstruct the way to critical
thinking. The mind is spoon-fed by society's definition of moral
Sam: "So would you have us be a choiceless creature being carried
destruction or continued unchosen and undirected existence by whatever
eddies we might find ourselves caught up in? Would you call that
being more enlightened? If so, you can have it. If not please say
what you actually mean instead of parading this rather empty pseudo-
Reply: Living in blind adherence to morality meme is a robotic
existence devoid of consciousness/enlightened process of living.
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