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Rob Lockett's picture

What more could we learn?

Anne, after reading your link to 'The Fortunate Fall' in more detail, I must maintain my position with even more gusto.

What more exploration do we need and what would it accomplish?

Look what we have already done... in the words of Malcombe Muggeridge:

"“It is difficult to resist the conclusion that twentieth-century man has decided to abolish himself. Tired of the struggle to be himself, he has created boredom out of his own affluence, impotence out of his own erotomania, and vulnerability out of his own strength. He himself blows the trumpet that brings the walls of his own cities crashing down until at last, having educated himself into imbecility, having drugged and polluted himself into stupefaction, he keels over a weary, battered old brontosaurus and becomes extinct.” ( http://www.rzim.org/resources/essay_arttext.php?id=13 )

What more could we do to explore the unlimited possibilities?

Imagine the unlimited possibilities, unlimited by 'conscience', which is nothing more than that lingering sense that this isn't right. A perfectly natural part of the human psyche (heart), given to us naturally (by God). Let's free ourselves from that bias. Just let it go and, "Imagine there's no heaven". Think of all the possibilities of human endeavor that we could experience without those restrictions and that nagging voice bogging us down. No more conflict in your own head. No more bias. "No more hang-ups man!”

No more of those restrictions that have kept humanity from doing such great things as indiscriminately raping, torturing, and slowly murdering each other in manners that have yet to be explored and enjoyed piece by piece. They're limitless. Most have only flirted in their youth, with the real freedom that waits for all, over the hill of true open-mindedness. By the way, ask me to show you a person with an open mind, and I'll show you a person in a maximum security penitentiary enjoying solitary confinement! Imagine the glory! That unseen potential we've never allowed ourselves to experience. What could be calling us? What have we been restricted from learning because of that dog-gone little voice?

"Have another hit man, and be free from that prison".

I know what's calling us, and these questions make it pretty clear in my mind. Pure adulterated Evil! Why this step by step approach, how about just taking this all to a point in its logical extension. How about participating in an open-minded concoction of Ecstasy, and LSD while engaged in a necro-beastial orgy, on a judges bench, during court proceedings that will argue the irrelevance of the U.S. constitution, on the basis that it is discriminatory because of it's foundations in the teachings of Christ, and it's condemnation of the desires of the 'free spirit'. "Whoa man, now that’s exploration!"

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