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Primitive stupidity or vain self-destruction

The dried leaves are beautiful but dead. They rot, turn into food for the plants which give birth to their new leaves. But these new leaves are different from the old ones. Alive matter absorbing the organic energy of the dead matter.
The life takes care of the mass, the person is not a priority. Even if there is God, he certainly does not report only on one man. So God definitely does not wait for singular reports.
A human reincarnates as an energy but not as a personality or consciousness.
What I feel in this very moment, it is here, now and for me. “After” will never exist.
So am I obliged to be responsible or I am supposed to be an greedy egoist?
If indeed there is no justice after the death… Then the fear disappears, the morality is meaningless and the good loses its illusory value. The saints turn into fools and laughingstocks in the eyes of alcoholics like me, drunkards stammering incomprehensible in the bubbling ditches of life.
A man can not be of full value to himself during his lifetime. A man disappears after death. In a man there is no sense at all and the circle of life is even more greedy than us.
Fear or happiness…
Parenting or impulse…
Primitive stupidity or vain self-destruction…

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    Jan 11 2013: ....
    ""If indeed there is no justice after the death… Then the fear disappears, the morality is meaningless and the good loses its illusory value. The saints turn into fools and laughingstocks in the eyes of alcoholics like me, ""

    You may make laughingstocks of the saints in this life. However, at death, there are only two possibilities.
    1) They are wrong, but neither they, nor you, will know about it; or
    2) They are correct & vindicated,& you are humiliated.
    Either way; the saints have it...
    Matthew 16:26 (KJV)
    26For what is a man profited, if he shall gain the whole world, and lose his own soul? or what shall a man give in exchange for his soul?

    Why take the chance ?

    :-)
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      Jan 12 2013: I am not saying that malice and egoism are the right choice. I call it “vain self-destruction” – the choice of today's capitalism. And I do not make laughingstocks of the saints – I respect the idea of their self-denial and abstention. But if their devotion is devotion to a lie it is a “primitive stupidity”. I am not categorical, not at all. I am just wandering in the dark.
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        Jan 12 2013: I'm with you on the vain self-destruction. Many squander the gift of life on foolishness; alcoholism is one obvious symptom of a more general disease. Whether or not an afterlife exists, this life deserves our best shot. Although many folks have a really hard time, & cannot be blamed for despairing, many others get caught up in laziness & self-indulgence.
        If sainthood (Normally associated with Christianity) is indeed primitive stupidity, then I would also agree with you. My personal experience is that it is neither stupid or primitive. I have found that it is the complete explanation for our existence, explains why modern life is as it is, explains what will happen next, & holds out the promise of a future utopia. Surprisingly due to our creator being murdered on a wooden cross.
        As a bonus; it's the best cure for alcoholism I've encountered.

        Revelation 21:3-5 (KJV)
        ""And I heard a great voice out of heaven saying, Behold, the tabernacle of God is with men, and he will dwell with them, and they shall be his people, and God himself shall be with them, and be their God. [4] And God shall wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there be any more pain: for the former things are passed away. [5] And he that sat upon the throne said, Behold, I make all things new. And he said unto me, Write: for these words are true and faithful.""

        :-)

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