We’ve reached the apex of materialism and most people are — I don’t know if most people, but a lot of people are operating according to a belief system that consciousness is only brain-based, that there’s no continuity of the soul or the spirit possible, that therefore this life is all that matters.1 So, the only thing you can do that makes any sense at all or nothing really makes sense is to try to extend the lifespan as long as possible, and also accumulate as much wealth and goods as you possibly can, because there really — all that matters is this life.2 It’s like a total absolute inversion of the sort of metaphysical and cosmological understanding of ancient people.3

  1. East Berlin, Eyes Of Other People, Hiding Behind The Clouds, Inside The Soul Of Human Beings, Kingdom Of Man, Neurophilosophy, Universal Humanism []
  2. 56 Bikes []
  3. Cosmology, Religious Living []
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