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Instinctual Passions

No Such Thing
as Blind Nature


Please note that the text below was written by the feeling-being ‘Peter’ while ‘he’ lived in a pragmatic (methodological), still-in-control/same-way-of-being Virtual Freedom before becoming actually free.


Romanticism, Anthropomorphism, Animal Theosis

Animal – A living organism having sensation and voluntary motion, without rigid cell walls, and dependent on organic substances for food; an animal other than a human being.

Romanticism – A tendency towards romance or romantic views.

Anthropomorphism – Ascription of human form, attributes, or personality to God, a god, an animal, or something impersonal.

Animal Theosis – Deification of animals. Oxford Dictionary

Peter: The term ‘blind nature’ is a well-known term which refers to the natural process of species propagation being survival of the species most fitted to the environment. The instincts of the more primitive animals can be described as ‘What can eat me? – what can I eat?’, and added to this is the instinctual program for reproduction. Hence the animal instincts are fear, aggression, nurture and desire. In the human animal, this instinctual program is translated into instinctual passions, emotions and feelings.

The current fashionation is to study, glamourize and glorify the instinctual passion of nurture in operation in other mammals and one can see this in operation in much of society. Even tigers, wolves and poisonous snakes are seen as warm-hearted beings who are misunderstood. I guess if they make animals out to be as ‘good’ as humans, then we can all ‘accept’ that the Human Condition is ‘as good as it gets’. The fervently good even grant ‘rights’ to animals and then proceed to fight for these rights, but the good always love fighting for causes.

The other advantage of granting ‘rights’ to animals is that one can then get angry, sad and depressed when these ‘rights’ are abused, like when some bad people hunt and kill animals for food or profit.

If this isn’t enough of an emotive outlet, one can then become worried about ‘endangered species’ which offers endless opportunities to indulge in fear and despair, malice and anger, sorrow and sadness. I do mean endless, given that scientists estimate that there are between 2 and 4.5 million animal and plant species on the planet, all of which are seemingly endangered or whose ‘rights’ could be abused by ‘evil’ humans.

Freedom from the Human Condition – Happy and Harmless

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