Human and the Soul

Posted by Phillip Gordon on Monday, October 12, 2009
All I'm saying is we either make the human experience a machine, a very good machine, yet none the less, a mere expression of the quantum and mechanical world.  Or can  we comprehend even the intelligence that dares ask such.  I am a machine when I am a slave to the thinking of others, when I am a servant to the knowings I keep deep buried.  "To know thyself" so  often quoted in the need to understand yourself.  True.  Yet first what we all of us are human beings.  So what is that, come to know that, and then inquire as to your unique brush of that creature. We define life, we define ourselves and from those definitions, we qualify what is normal.  And normal as reflecting the underlying values.  If we dare to question the givens, the assumptions we make about how life is.  The collective assumptions about what we are as beings, how we should live, what we really need and are capable of.  And I am not speaking of our great deeds of conquest and such.  I am talking to the natural faculties that sit behind the impressions we have of ourselves.  The intelligence that sits amongst it all.  Watching our lives from within looking out, through our own eyes.  The gift of humanity, our soul, our personal intelligence resides deep within us.  If we assume that there is a being endeavouring to express itself in what ever way they can.  Then if it is not conscious and constructive, it will be destructive.  Why do we have the relationship we do with mental illness, the picture of what is normal, the way it should work.  What makes us human and in what way am I going to work that from  that place inside looking out.  Now learn to ride the waves.  But don't even be an organic machine.



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Phillip C Gordon I am an Alchemist, falling into the fires of transformation over and over as I realise the gold that I am. I choose to serve all humanity to that end, to raise the consciousness of humanity, one by one if that be the case. I am a writer, a speaker, an actor and fool.

Human and the Soul

Posted by Phillip Gordon on Monday, October 12, 2009
All I'm saying is we either make the human experience a machine, a very good machine, yet none the less, a mere expression of the quantum and mechanical world.  Or can  we comprehend even the intelligence that dares ask such.  I am a machine when I am a slave to the thinking of others, when I am a servant to the knowings I keep deep buried.  "To know thyself" so  often quoted in the need to understand yourself.  True.  Yet first what we all of us are human beings.  So what is that, come to know that, and then inquire as to your unique brush of that creature. We define life, we define ourselves and from those definitions, we qualify what is normal.  And normal as reflecting the underlying values.  If we dare to question the givens, the assumptions we make about how life is.  The collective assumptions about what we are as beings, how we should live, what we really need and are capable of.  And I am not speaking of our great deeds of conquest and such.  I am talking to the natural faculties that sit behind the impressions we have of ourselves.  The intelligence that sits amongst it all.  Watching our lives from within looking out, through our own eyes.  The gift of humanity, our soul, our personal intelligence resides deep within us.  If we assume that there is a being endeavouring to express itself in what ever way they can.  Then if it is not conscious and constructive, it will be destructive.  Why do we have the relationship we do with mental illness, the picture of what is normal, the way it should work.  What makes us human and in what way am I going to work that from  that place inside looking out.  Now learn to ride the waves.  But don't even be an organic machine.



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