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24
May
16

Of Perfecting the Human Genome

What do we do when we’re all physically and mentally perfect? Congratulate ourselves on eradicating the need to help each other?  Shouldn’t everyone fend for themselves?  Is human society evolving or turning neanderthal?

It’s always best to start a philosophical piece with questions.

How perfect is the human race today?  We still have a world of broken people: financially, mentally, physically, spiritually and socially.  Yet you hear this idea from the Elite that we have evolved into something better.  What are those people smoking?

These social engineering types talk of eradicating illness and defect from the human race. They want to see a perfected human genome.  Like they can control the breeding habits of 7 billion (and counting) people.  Their goal is to eliminate those who are the carriers and not just those who are disabled by the mutations?  But to find those mutations and defects what a police state  we would live in?

types of loveRichard Dawkins recent tweeted that the human fetuses who were known to be genetically inferior, like that of a mongoloid or with Down’s syndrome should be aborted.  Is that the goal then why not stop women from having kids altogether after their eggs start going bad starting a age 30?  If you can take away the human right to copulate and reproduce, why not do it to perfect humanity (paradox for sure).  Why not just have test tube babies where pregnancy is illegal.  Hell why not fix everyone so they can’t reproduce.  It’s a Brave New World!

The idea that we can eradicate illness and disability through human engineering mightcreate other problems for mankind.  First there would be less need to have empathy for others, if everyone were well, had great genetics and were resistant to all forms of disease.  Without human empathy, what type of world would we have?

When you are around people who don’t know love, it is funny to see them talk about how there day was.  Oh, I broke a nail.  Oh, I had a ding on my car door.  Those are their problems.  Isn’t it nice that  there are no real problems for those people.  Don’t tell them how their sick, poor, dying and suffering fellow human beings are doing?  You don’t want to get them in a fluster, do you.

Great engineering and design work require human empathy.  Empathy is a human trait that make the world a better place; for we decide to make it better.  That motivation alone is a great source of human improvement.  Instead of planning how everyone else should live, maybe those societal engineers who go live off the streets with the homeless and learn empathetic ways.  George Orwell did.

In some ways empathy is much greater than human love.  Or maybe more precisely Empathy is a higher form of love.

Human love can be selfish.  It can be a give and take.  You do this for me and I’ll do that for you.  Scratch my back, and I’ll return the favor.  Even worse is familial love where things are selfish extended to out families while the rest of the world can go to hell.  The concept that even the wicked do nice things for their families.  The bit about eliminating people’s babies for whatever reason is usually justified by a selfish motivation like not having to support those babies by your taxes.  No empathy there at all.  Such a love is shallow and can breed contempt of fellow men suffering in the world.

Disability, illness and brokenness are reasons to develop a better society. Without these challenges many awesome improvements to mankind would never have happened.  And when that improvement is assimilated into human society, it produces a better life for all – except when those who benefit have no empathy.  Helping someone and not yourself is what gives life purpose.

The reason people need a spiritual life and not a religious one is that it empathy is the outcome:  love thy enemies, means going out and helping those who despise you, not sheltering yourself away from them.

If you accept Dawkin’s idea of a genetically superior society, where taking care of a sickly or disabled person is a waste, then you may be godless too.  The Nazis had this thinking as well. It is noteworthy that the men behind such schemes were executed.  Yet isn’t it true thatgenome manipulation most of the past civilizations destroyed their disabled.  I read about a Roman bath house where thousands of babies bodies where plugging up the sewage track.  It is believed that these were babies born to prostitutes, who most likely serviced men at the bath house. Those prostitutes were the sex slaves of the time who had no means of supporting children.

When we accept those who are impoverished, down and out, or mentally sick and use their challenges to design something to help them overcome, we are growing spiritually.  The evolution of mankind is spiritual and not physical.  Some of the wealthiest people are those who have the worst of lives.  Happiness comes from serving others.  Personally helping another individual requires a heart, and many people are too frightened to love at that intimate level.

Will our society evolve and make it our business to take care of others, learning how to improve their condition in life, or will be de-evolve and put our genius at ending life, aborting fetuses, and euthanizing our sick and elderly.  Infanticide for whatever reason stands as a testament against mankind.  Even if you use the by-products to make adults healthy (stem cells).  Someone once said that as a whole groups of people are much more amoral than individuals.  When the society has grown calloused and inhuman to its youth, and committed infanticide, then sure the elderly, the disabled, and the sick are one step behind, until civilization falls.

What difference is today’s world from ancient pagan times as people give up their children for abortion, so as to improve their economic opportunity.  In ancient times families would sacrifice their newborn children, so that they could secure a good harvest.  Moloch was one of the false gods that Israel would worship during its periods of apostasy. I suppose that deity has arisen again under banner of the God of money.

MolochWe should be able to learn from the past and in this area the problem is that those who are religious are not necessary merciful or empathetic.  They fail at being the representative of a God of Love.  Then there are people who are always trying to live lives that improve the lives of others, but they have moments of completely stupid thinking, like trying to create a better world by eliminating things that aren’t perfect, especially other people.

Some people believe that by eliminating others who think differently from them will cause peace in this world.  But people who only tolerate others like themselves are no more different than the selfish rich man who gives his money to his children and does nothing to improve the society in which they live.   Killing off all the outsiders leaves you the worst type of person.  Taking care of your own and not others all your life, leaves you with life devoid of value.

 

 

Reference Articles

Discovery of Mass Grave:

Suggested Reading: Six Habits of Highly Empathetic People

Euthanasia News

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15
Feb
13

Suicide versus Abortion: Sanctity of Life Issue

suicide bombingSuicide bombings are not a part of American culture, and without the cultural reference, the America mind is highly puzzled by this seeming lack of value of life.  Yet the few who have died in bombings are nothing compared to the number of abortions that happen each year in the United States.  Death and mayhem is denounced by Americans with regard to actions in the middle east, but completely overlooked by most when it comes to the destruction of human life within the womb.

What is the motivation for killing?  What is the logic?  These are actually two different elements.  Motivations in blowing oneself up can be very personal.  First in countries were those with disability and illness disengages them with their culture and their own family, these people are the walking dead.  They are shame, they are pariah.  In order to bring about some support for their families, they often agree to end their miserable existence in order to win some honor or a nice cash payment for their families.  In Afghanistan, it is reported that over 80% of suicide bombers are disabled or sick individuals.

Here are some reasons suicide bombers might give to the press if they were questioned before their fatal actions: Bereavement, grief, revenge, altruism, or vengeance.  At the heart of many of these motivations is feelings of personal harm, injustice and personal suffering.  But religious and nationalistic reasons also give motivation to many.  This changes the motivation from personal to communal.

Nearly all societies and in all religions suicide is regarded as deviant behavior.  It is usually expected that suicide is connected to mental instability.  That’s why American don’t get the reasons people would kill themselves like they do regularly in Israel.   The whole group think thing is totally incomprehensible to Westerners.

picture of an abortion clinic with a person holding a sign that says killing babies todayWhat about abortion.  What is the motivation for a woman getting an abortion?  Feelings dominate this area.  Women feel they aren’t ready for a child or that they are mature enough.  They are afraid that they can’t be good mothers. The reasons are more along the lines of conflicts they have.  They believe another child or the child would interfere with their relationships, or that they won’t be able to go to school or that their partner doesn’t want a child.  Abortions outnumber adoptions in the U.S.A by 10 times each year, so you can see that a line divides motivation from reason.

Two issues come to mind.  First is the fact that adoption which use to be the communal response to unwanted pregnancy has dropped.  The other issue that says “pick me” is the narcissistic  justification which labels the child as a fetus and not a human being.

Both suicide and abortion cross the line of sanctity of life – the line where humans can justifiably be snuffed out to benefit someone or the community.  The only rationale I can see for that is for eliminating violent criminals, murderers, hardcore rapists and the like.  On one hand we have westerners who chosen to have children or not based on whether it is convenient to them at that stage of life.  They murder their unborn children to ensure they have no interruptions in their paths.  The suicide bombers on the other hand give up all their own pleasures of life to kill themselves for a cause.  These civilians turned soldiers take the courage to do something for the community they support; which is the altruistic reason for their deaths.  The big difference to me is that one chosing to kill others as a human bomb is a decision – the community could be moral and say that is unacceptable, but is America’s culture so sick that they can say, it’s okay to kill you own children, and then protect the murders right to do that?  Talk about victims taking the blame.  Woman and men having sex should take the responsibility of bearing children if they don’t use contraception.  Take responsibility like the suicide bomber.

Calling all Virgins

Calling all Virgins

In my book all senseless deaths are horrid.  The God in heaven doesn’t hand out virtues and awards to women for killing their babies; neither does the Almighty hand out 72 virgins – there is no sex or birth in heaven.  They say that when one loses their empathy towards other people that they can and will do horrible things to others.  Women who have aborted their children probably walk around with a big black stain of guilt for killing their children.  Known of us knows what happens to know what really happens to the souls of those unborn, and certainly a just God doesn’t let murders into heaven regardless of what political cause.

Resources:

Adoption Statistics

Abortion Statistics

Rational for suicide bombers

Motives for Suicide bombing

03
May
10

Prickles or Goo — are you groaning yet?

I thought about this many times after having seen that there are those who are flexible and do most of the work in life and those who are down right convinced the world revolves around them and should serve them, and that they accomplish everything in the world, despite the truth, that it is the Goos in life that are doing everything and the prickles taking credit.

Gumby and Pokey Show

So in one episode, it is said that the blockheads — the protagonists are flying around in a plane doing their thing: destruction, when prickles and goo take flight.  Prickles really does nothing, but Goo saves the day and stops those EVIL blockheads.  Prickels is all proud of his work, when in fact Goo did the saving.

Scripture says when evil men are in office, then the people groan.  When those that do right are in everyone rejoices — except the evil???

Just to see how many of you think that our government has gone into the toilet, let me see a show of Goo hands.  If you like how the Federals make their rules despite the populace’s approval, then you probably should be wearing yellow, like Prickles.  Just remember 20 percent of the people do 80% of the work, and that means 80% of the people do only 20% of the work.  Sounds like government to me.

 

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