Constantine Render

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Constantine Render
Posted about 4 years ago
Would world become better if there were no Ego??? How to overcome "ego" ???
(russian language, i guess you should know it) http://www.scorcher.ru/art/any/ego.php But first of all read this http://www.scorcher.ru/sys/main_condition.php A couple of years ago(3-4) i tried different mystic philosophies from totally inadequate and fantastic stuff kinda new age, castaneda, to classical eastern theories kinda osho, buddism, gurdjiev e.t.c and then some would-be scientific stuff like R.A. Uilson, T. Liri & Co and so on. Well, i can't argue that it has influenced me and i guess i got some traits of character, skills that may be useful in everyday life, but right now it's hard to distinguish them, there were many changes in me since that time and everything mixed up. The result of such activity depends on the person mostly. Some just can't grow up and remain in chains of mystic, becoming inadequate and narrow-minded, unable to see it.
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Constantine Render
Posted about 4 years ago
Would world become better if there were no Ego??? How to overcome "ego" ???
The question is senseless until there's no definition for EGO: everyone has some differences(sometimes big ones) in understanding of this word, so what we can see is an example of a Dutch concert(or "Some to the forest, some to gather firewood" would be more up to you :) ) Or you just want to have a "dinner talk" and to get some proofs for your point like many other "philosophers". To my mind, philosophy like ubuntu and so on is just muddling smb's brain. I don't feel like exploring ubuntu and criticizing it now. My brain had an "intercourse" with such like philosophy and i know what i'm saying.
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Constantine Render
Posted about 4 years ago
Are all of our actions motivated by our selfish nature?
We are selfish, but there's also one thing that sometimes we seem to be altruistic, and perform deeds for the sake of others, some even sacrifice themselves... Is there an explanation? It wouldn't be correct to speak about altruism of a washing machine, washing someones' dirty socks. Only actions that a performer is aware of can be called altruistic. Altruist does good not for his joy, otherwise it would not be altruism. As the result of such a deed, a performer, instead of satisfaction, can get permanent ban from life(for example when a man pushes a girl out of cars' way and dies) Altruism has been researched on the basis of great historical material. So, it evolved from herd instinct. One individual doesn't have any chance to survive w/o group. I will omit information about the nature of altruism and give its' definition. Altruism is genetically determined behavior, aimed at providing animal species more opportunities to survive, despite the harm to some individuals. You can find lots of illustrations to it. And the answer to 2 of your question is: "no" And to another question is: "yes" Now guess what questions i mean :)
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Constantine Render
Posted about 4 years ago
If I had 100% of your genes and 100% of your environmental experience I would be you.
Well, speaking about the sense of "you", self-consciousness, i want to draw your attention to the fact that there's no constant and solid "me", we all exist of different, emm.. let's call it "sub-personalities", specialized on adaptation in different environmental conditions. I believe, there's no such thing like "soul"(it's non-scientific, mystic) and out mental processes are created by out physiology and effect each other mutually. Our organism does not have qualitative differences from other organisms, only quantitive differences. We have eyes, ears and so on like many other animals. Our "basic self-consciousness" is similar to other peoples'. It's similar even to other species of animals. (This basic thing may have slight differences from organism to organism, i think, due to genetic and environmental experience differences of particular individuals. But the basic principle is all the same) I'm very sorry i can't explain and prove that idea in 1500 characters and foreign language. It requires a background of knowledge of neuroscience, psychophysiology and processes of evolution.
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Constantine Render
Posted about 4 years ago
If I had 100% of your genes and 100% of your environmental experience I would be you.
The statement is not completely accurate in a long-term perspective. You would be me for a very short period of time. Anyway, after creation of two "copies", they would start getting different environmental experience and you should know all the consequences of this(we suffer changes, figuratively, with every heartbeat, i mean with every interaction with reality in real time), so there's no chance for you to remain 100% me any longer than for a couple of moments :) Otherwise, we should provide 100% identical environmental experience for both " copies" and influence upon them (identical evnironment and influence both: internal and external), but it's impossible for obvious reasons.