Hacking the Human Condition

There’s a social and philosophical condition that affects and benefits us as homosapiens.  We’re able to think and act upon our thoughts. Each moment we live with the responsibility of being human and the irresponsibility of being human: our powers that allow us to act responsibly are the same powers that also allow us to act irresponsibly — This may lead to an unstable society and a somewhat dysfunctional world.  A naive and yet historical approach to prevent dysfunction and misuse of power might be to concentrate power amongst a select few.  However a brief look at current affairs reveals historic inequalities and foreshadows a bleak future should the concentration of power remain in the hands of a few.

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Censorship

Being afraid to be wrong, to be embarrassed, to be vulnerable is censorship of the soul.  I’m aware in my life there are certain types of ideas, emotions, events I would like to express or experience but will not due to such fears. It becomes more visible each day that focusing on external fears at the expense and harm of  the soul’s deepest yearnings is the core of living a limited and unfulfilling life. There cannot be a more essential practice or goal than to begin learning how to remove the hindrances that prevent one from full self expression.

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