As you may have guessed, I have feet sort of in both camps and sort of in neither. I have never been able to draw out the cold hard “nails it” part of evolution as an explanation of life from the minerals up. I am also not hip on accepting someone’s fables for lack of a solid explanation.
I am actually content to say I don’t know and to confidently say that the truth is, the most advanced scientists don’t know why and how. This is about a powerful pervasive order and regenerative design essentially creating daily magic (scientific and statistical impossibilities) on our planet. For the explanation science really has to be bent and even then come up short. I don’t think science should be bent. Rather, I think religion should be reformed and re-purposed in our minds as the sister to science. Religion and Spiritual study should step up to the plate as the study of the life force, the energy that is not energy, the force that bends the laws of science and statistics. Buddha as a seeker sought it out but never fully found more than the realization of its unknowability. Einstein, as a scientist left it alone as outside of the realms of quantum physics and altogether beyond science.
Perhaps the explanation or religion itself is not so significant as the acknowledgement of an existence that science sits upon as a subordinate.
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I don't believe in destroying what is here today. I believe in building a future that outperforms and solved inadequacies and failures of present and the past.
My driving intent and focus goes to empower the agrarian reality. I dream of and believe in the need for agrarian renaissance.
Agrarians are those rooted and sustained by the local landscape and community.
I believe that through agrarian success, the world can see a major shift in the human inflicted global ecological effect. We can see a symbiotic future that embraces, feeds on, and promotes ecological and cultural diversity. We can see people, through the natural living of their lives, effecting a rapidly regenerating global environment and reversal of longstanding global desertification.
Since we can, we should. Social engineering? well kind of, yeah. It is intelligent strategic paradigm development. Our civilizational paradigm tends to orient any and all diverse cultures to effect environmental harm/footprint. Therefore, we need to reorient the paradigm to naturally effect regenerative and symbiotic relationships with nature instead.
Agrarian society is in free fall as the paradigm orients cultures and societies around global financial economy with built in rewards and penalties (remember agrarian by definition is place and community oriented).
I believe it is not only possible but crucial to resuscitate and accentuate the infrastructure for global agrarianism and to do it in such a way as to enable renaissance/flowering.
That is my life's work, my passion, and what I live for and would be happy to die for any day of the week. This blog is my rough and in many instances unedited writings on the subject. These are not refined articles. They are a semi-formal journaling to log ideas I find important.
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