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oroboros commented on the word the certain man
Man is the only known life form that lives under constant pressure:
a never abating feeling that he should be doing more with his life;
it is not psychologically caused, but is in his genes;
there is at the cellular level, a relentless vague rumbling, silently saying:
“I should be doing better -- I should be doing more with my life.�?
Its intensity varies from person to person, but its presence is species wide,
and at the very core of what makes man unique among all manifestations of life.
The reality of this unrealized pressure is responsible for all of man’s
collective achievements and is the engine of civilization,
and in a super concentrated form, is what drives the certain man’s special interest;
scattered brains and nervous systems unusually saturated in this pressure
are the ones motivated to understand what is going on in life
rather than just accepting dream interpretation of it as does everyone else.
While all of humanity feels the mostly unspecific pressure of:
“I should be doing more with my life,�? the few experience it quite specifically, though they still can live out their days without ever understanding accurately
what it is,
but should one -- he becomes the certain man --
then with the potential to actually see with his own neural eyes
the fully explanatory survey of what homo sapiens think of and call:
man, their self, and life.
June 17, 2007
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