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.
- The human race; human beings collectively.
- The quality, condition, or fact of being human. Human attributes. Also, human affairs.
Peter: ‘Humanity’ is usually discussed in terms of it being an actual grouping of
people. This is despite the fact that there are so many on the planet that it would be physically impossible for every one to meet, that the
species is so culturally diverse and vastly spread out, and that there is no one person or ‘entity’ in charge. It makes you wonder how it
all works so well, really. Humanity as a group is an idea, a mere fanciful concept, not a fact. The obvious fact, evident to those not in
denial, is that there are 6 billion humans on the planet, all individually fighting each other for survival. When humans do group together in
any type of collective, be it family, tribe, religious or ethnic groupings, they then gather strength of numbers in order to fight other
groups for survival. The idea of a collective humanity is a myth, a belief.
Humanity, as a quality or condition, is founded on humans having common attributes, the prime of which is that human
beings are ‘feeling’ beings (usually described as having a heart or soul). Humans are intensely proud of their ability to feel, in
complete denial of the fact that the source of these feelings is the animal survival instinct that is inherently programmed in the species.
The two prime emotions are sorrow, an ability to suffer even to the extent of feeling it is good to suffer, and malice as evidenced by the
passion with which humans fight for ‘rights’ and ‘beliefs’ – even to the extent of killing others or sacrificing their lives for
them. The prime and most notable activity of Humanity are the continuous and horrendous wars that human beings have waged against each other
throughout history, and this century has been by far the bloodiest yet. The idea or concept of Humanity is a bit like the idea of Civilization
– people will forever wait in vain hope for it to bring even a semblance of peace to the world. The only way for peace to be actualized is
the elimination of malice and sorrow – the root instinctual animal emotions that give rise to the very feelings that humans hold so dear.
Only the ending of Humanity, as we know it, will bring peace to this verdant planet, and the extinction of Humanity will only occur
incrementally, individual by individual, as each person takes on the task. This is the next challenge facing each of us – and the time is