It is my experience that the only limitation to human experience is the limitation that we have become victims of. We celebrate our advancement in science and technology and what we have done with it. We are in awe of what we have been able to achieve, yet I wonder, could it have been any different. Why is it such a wonder, you know, like there was another (wrong) path that human experience could have taken and we were smart enough to pick the right path. Hence here we are, successful. Maybe that is easy for me to wonder, since I do not subscribe to divine purposes.
It feels like the experience is only worth it, if limitations are laid before it. Then we can be amazed, like children, by all that we do.
It is my experience that the reality of existence is that we can heal all diseases, develop technologies that we consider unthinkable and sometimes immoral, way beyond what we have done today. But we won’t do it, not now. We have to evolve.
So we have systems that limit us and force us to certain knowledge at a certain time. Until we cannot hold it anymore and then it bursts out of us through brave individuals who we deify or condemn. We call it discovery..
Scientists are limited by the systems that guide their practice and promote common thinking. Very few have the courage to venture into alternative ideas and for those who do; it is a lonely journey with no peers. And this is the experience for other thinkers too.
Even religion is only interesting because of the rules, regulations, authority and must do rituals. Born and raised as a Christian, over time I began to get offended by the modernisation of Christianity. So I quit, considering Islam as the best alternative.
I was attracted to the element of strictness of the religion. Alteast that’s how I understood it. It is only worth it if there was struggle and limitation, something to achieve.
And then Buddhists told me that “I Am god too” and i thought, wow. They just diluted a whole industry. I have to find ways to complicate this.
I don’t know where I am going with this; all I know is that I woke up this morning thinking, I do not want to be in awe of what we have done, but that we have to do it.