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.
Gerald Dworkin observed in The Theory and Practice of Autonomy, autonomy
is a moral, political and social ideal and endowments of intelligence and
talent are morally arbitrary
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
reflection conception of
Autonomy means that we can have
a preference about our
It is possible for autonomy to be maintained in the
face of interference that infringes on
character of one's actions,
even under coercion.
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
justify unwanted medical
... EGO ...
ȩḡȫ ... ƨȅḽḟ ... Self ... ŞĔĿƑ
"The shift in consciousness that comes about from
the death of the ego alone
is capable of revealing
the ultimate horizon of
the Real." - Shunyamurti
The conscious thought
stream that identifies
itself as "I".
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
necessary for survival without
which there is no will to live.
ḜǦƠ does not have to
the level of Reptilian
mistakenly, build mental constructs
contrary to survival.
will then create
imaginative conceptual justifications.
ḜǦƠ may have enough
self-knowledge to be
controlled by Reptilians
exists at the Axis
fight to attain the
apex of the Power Pyramid.
the apex of the Power Pyramid is a favorite game of Reptilians.
a highbred version of King of
the Hill, involves land rent.
engineers, forged in the image of
needs and foist them on an unwary
Ego consciousness or
self-consciousness is knowing
that most human understanding of
reality is limited to
you believe you are is your self-conceptualization of your self.
Ego is conditioned by socially
ingrained information in the subconscious.
To activate the
process of psychic
expansion requires the dispersion of socially
programmed materialistic ego
structures and belief
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 and
ignorance of reality
beyond the tribal area of experience.
natural to relate to
reality through expanding circles of
relationships - self,
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
It is true that
reality seems to
expand outward from individual conscious, but it is
an illusion to see that
point of reference as the center of
is a defense mechanism in which
the human ego
defends itself against subconscious impulses by
denying the existence of such
impulses in itself while
attributing them to
habitually person rude individual constantly accuses others of being rude.
This incorporates blame shifting
and requires the belief of
projection stems from the self-blindness of
Many people are
unaware of their own
negative traits, as global consumers they are
subconsciously skilled in
see themselves as stringently
see themselves as being
Vain people look in the
mirror and see self-esteem and
sexual exploitation are
A selfish person thinks
in terms of realistically taking care of number one.
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 at the
stainless steel needle in
your brother's eye and pay no attention to
the plate armor in
your own eye?
How can you say to your brother, 'Let me take the
needle out of your eye,' when all
the time there is a steel wall in
your own eye?
You hypocrite, first take the
molten steel out of your own
eye, and then you will see clearly to remove
the stainless steel needle from
your brother's eye."
Babylonian Talmud notes the
human tendency toward projection:
"Do not taunt your neighbor with
the blemish you yourself
Psychological projection is seen in
personalities functioning at
a primitive level - narcissistic personality
disorder or borderline personality
Psychological projection may consume normal people in a
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