There are two additional holes I may punch in the routine map of ordinary man’s intellectual awareness, through which you may peer and reconsider certain of the unacknowledged forces that threaten to carry us all to a brutish, unenlightened end.
The two holes or ideas to which I refer are the mind’s notions of fear and hope.
From a certain position-of-consideration, you can see all of man’s so-called, emotional and spiritual interests based on these two forces.
You can see all of mankind’s ideas of their self-named gods as reflections of either unacceptable fear, or extended to irrational hope.
Which of the two may be behind a particular instance will be related to whether the person is presently identified with the horizontal past or the future.
To be continued…