The term autonomy comes from
the Greek words "autos" (self) and "nomos" (rule or law) and, when applied to
persons, refers to their decisions and actions
being their own.
As Gerald Dworkin observed in The Theory and
Practice of Autonomy, autonomy is a
moral, political and
social ideal while endowments of
intelligence and talent are
Dworkin theorizes liberty is only liberty to do what we wish
as long as we do not
infringe upon the rights of others, a
nearly impossible task.
"Dworkin uses the
classic story of Odysseus - tied to the ship mast to resist the sirens call -
to explain second-order reflection conception of autonomy.
Dworkin suggests autonomy can be maintained,
even under coercion, with
a heirarchy of preferences
due to the voluntary
character of individual action.
As Dworkin writes, "Not every
interference with the
voluntary character of indivual action interferes with
a person's ability to choose his
mode of life."
Some loss of liberty is consistent with Dworkin's
conception of autonomy.
Consider, for example,
medical treatment rendered without patient consent in emergency situations
(Dworkin 1988: 116)." - 'Hidden Persuaders': Defaults and Consumer
Welfare, N. Craig Smith and Daniel G. Goldstein, London Business School
Centre for Marketing, Working Paper No. 07-105, March 2007
Smith and Daniel G. Goldstein have
turned Dworkin upside
They have used Dworkin to
... EGO ...
ȩḡȫ ... ƨȅḽḟ ... Self ... ŞĔĿƑ
The conscious thought
stream that identifies itself as
The cyclic dissociative
rational thought patterns
used to objectify reality.
A comprehensive set of
thought patterns used to interface with reality.
patterns whelming up from the subconscious.
The voice that continually
interjecting conscious vocal judgements.
Freudian Psychoanalysis: the
part of the psychic
apparatus that experiences and reacts to the outside world and thus
mediates between the primitive
drives of the id and the demands
of the physical and social
ḜǦƠ is necessary for survival without which there is no
will to live.
ḜǦƠ does not
have to descend to
the level of Reptilian
mistakenly, build mental constructs
contrary to survival.
will then create
imaginative conceptual justifications.
ḜǦƠ may have enough
to be self-conscious and
individual has always
had to struggle
to keep from being
overwhelmed by the
To be your own
individual is hard business.
You will be lonely
often, and sometimes
price is too high for the privilege of owning yourself."
really hopeless victims of
appear to be most
They are not
normal in what may be called the
absolute sense of the
word; they are normal only
in relation to a profoundly abnormal society.
Adjustment to abnormal
society is a
measure of their mental sickness.
people cherish "the
illusion of individuality" but
in fact they have
been to a great extent deindividualized.
had to deindividualize themselves,
have had to deny their
natural diversity and conform to a standard
pattern, have had to do their best to become
Aldous Huxley, Brave New
If you can keep
your head when all about you
men are losing theirs and blaming it on
If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you.
you can wait and not be tired by waiting,
Or, being lied about, but
don't deal in lies,
Or be hated don't give way to hating,
yet don't look too good, nor talk too wise;
If you can dream - and
not make dreams your master;
If you can think - and
not make thoughts your
If you can meet with Triumph and Disaster
those two impostors just the same.
If you can bear to hear the
truth you've spoken
twisted by knaves to make
a trap for fools.
things you gave your life to,
and rebuild them with worn-out
Joseph Rudyard Kipling
Ego consciousness recognizes
understanding of Яeality is
limited to analysis and contemplation of
the prism of socially
ingrained subconscious information.
To activate the
process of psychic expansion requires
the dispersion of
socially programmed materialistic ego
structures and belief
Ego death or
dispersion of ego
structures creates a
state of egolessness.
Dispersion of ego structures
is necessary to free oneself
from the bonds of acculturation - ie.
Self-centeredness is an
archaic trait, rooted in
territorial animal impulses.
It is natural to relate to reality
through expanding circles of interlocked relationships -
world - with
individual ego dwelling at the
center of it all.
Even today many people think of
their ethnic group as more unique,
more special than others, or
their nation as superior in
historical cultural richness, or their brand
of religion as the only
religion worth considering.
an illusion to see that
point of reference as the center of
is a defense mechanism.
The ego defends itself
against subconscious impulses by denying the existence of such
impulses in itself while
attributing them to
habitually rude individual constantly accuses others of being rude.
This incorporates blame shifting
and requires the belief of being
projection stems from the self-blindness of
Many people are
unaware of their own
Global consumers are
subconsciously skilled in psychological euphemism.
Misers see themselves
as stringently thrifty.
see themselves as being
Vain people look in the
mirror and see self-esteem and
sexual exploitation are
selfish person thinks in terms of realistically
taking care of number
religious people of every sect, blind to their own hypocrisy, see
themselves as holier
than the "sinners" around them.
Businessmen see themselves as
elite power holders with no
need to pay heed to the negative consequences
befalling fellow humans due to their actions.
blind to their own shadows
project their repressed flaws
and deceits onto targets they
themsleves indentify with their graffiti.
withdraw projection is to
acknowledge that many attributes projected outward
onto the writhing masses belong to oneself.
381 AD In
the New Testament, Jesus warns against projection:
"Why do you look to
remove the hollow stainless steel
needle in your brother' eye and
pay no attention to
the plate armor in
your own eye?
How can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the
hollow stainless steel needle
out of your eye,' when all the time there is
a wall in your own eye?
You hypocrite, first take the
molten steel out of your own
eye, and to see clearly to remove
the hollow stainless steel needle
from your brother' eye."
Babylonian Talmud notes the
human tendency toward projection:
"Do not taunt your neighbor with
the blemish you yourself
projection is seen in personalities functioning at
a primitive level - narcissistic personality
disorder or borderline personality
may consume normal people in a
controlled by Reptilians
exists at the Axis
fight to attain the
apex of the Power Pyramid.
a highbred version of King of
the Hill, involves land
psychological engineers, forged in the image of
needs and foist them on an unwary
proud of its hyper-individualism.
glorify the accomplishments of inventors, entrepreneurs and artists.
Although a few individuals thrive, the plight of the chronically
homeless tells me that our communities are also fragmented and disintegrating.
The Penan nomads of Sarawak, members of an indigenous and primal
culture in Borneo, have no technology or material comforts that compare.
But they have six words for "we." Sharing is an obligation and is
American child is taught homelessness is regrettable but inevitable.
A child of the Penan is taught a poor man shames us all." - Chip
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