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"Life is not a problem to be solved,
but a reality to be experienced."
Søren Kierkegaard


Chinese charater for lifeforce

"For in Truth it is Life that gives onto Life -
while you, who deem yourself a giver, are but a witness."
- Khalil Gibran, The Prophet



"Our moral obligation is not to structures of power, but Life."
Chris Hedges




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Mystery of Life

"The more you learn, the more you realize that we're just scratching on
the surface of life. We don't know the whole story about anything."

Matthias Nahrendorf


What is life?

No one knows.


Life is aware of itself the moment it becomes life, that much is certain - and yet it does not know what it is .

Consciousness, as sensitivity to stimuli, is undoubtedly aroused to some extent at even the lowest, most undeveloped stages of life's occurrence; it is impossible to tie the emergence of consciousness to any particular point in life's general or individual history - to link it, for instance, to the presence of a nervous system.

The lowest animals have no nervous systems, let alone a cerebral cortex, and yet no one dares deny that they are capable of responding to stimuli.

You can anesthetize life, life itself, not just the special organs capable of the response that informs life, not just the nerves.

You could temporarily suspend the responses of every speck of living matter, in both the plant and animal kingdoms, narcotize eggs and sperm with chloroform, chloral hydrate, or opium.

Consciousness of self is an inherent function of matter once it is organized as life, and if that function is enhanced it appears to turn against the organism that strives to fathom and explain the very phenomenon that produced it, a striving of life to comprehend itself, as if nature were rummaging to find itself in itself.

What is life?

No one knows.


No one can pinpoint when life first emerged from nature.

Nothing in the realm of life is self-actuated, yet life seemed to have actuated itself.

If anything can be said about life, then, it is this: life's structure is so highly developed that nothing like it could occur in the inanimate world.

The distance between an amoeba - a pseudopod - and a vertebrate is minor, insignificant in comparison to that between the simplest form of life and inorganic matter, which does not even deserve to be called dead - because death is merely the logical negation of life.
Between life and inanimate nature is a yawning abyss.

What is life?

Life is warmth, the warmth produced by instability attempting to preserve form, a fever of matter that accompanies the ceaseless dissolution and renewal of protein molecules, themselves transient in their complex and intricate construction.

Life is the existence of what, in actuality, has no inherent ability to exist, but only balances with sweet, painful precariousness on one point of existence in the midst of this feverish, interwoven process of decay and repair.

What is life?

Life is not matter, it is not spirit.

Life is something in between the two, a phenomenon borne by matter, like the rainbow above a waterfall, like a flame.

But although it is not material, life is sensual to the point of lust and revulsion, it is matter shamelessly sensitive to stimuli within and without - existence in its lewd form.

Life is a secret, sensate stirring in the chaste chill of space.

Life is furtive, lascivious, sordid - nourishment sucked in and excreted, an exhalation of carbon dioxide and other foul impurities of a mysterious origin and nature.

Out of overcompensation for its own instability, yet governed by its own inherent laws of formation, a bloated concoction of water, protein, salt, and fats - what we call flesh - ran riot, unfolded; and took shape, achieving form, beauty, and yet all the while was the quintessence of sensual desire.

This form and this beauty are not derived from the spirit, as in works of poetry and music, nor derived from some neutral material both consumed by spirit and innocently embodying it, as is the case with the form and beauty of the visual arts.

Rather, they are derived from and perfected by substances awakened to sexual passion, to reproduction, by decomposing and composing organic matter itself, by reeking flesh.

-from The Magic Mountain, Thomas Mann



derivation of life


"Over the last 25 years a new understanding of life has emerged at the forefront of science.

I want to illustrate this new understanding by asking the age-old question -
what is life?

What's the difference between a rock and a plant, animal, or microorganism?

To understand the nature of life, it is not enough to understand DNA, proteins, and the other molecular structures that are the building blocks of living organisms, because these structures also exist in dead organisms, for example, in a dead piece of wood or bone.

The difference between a living organism and a dead organism lies in the basic process of life – in what sages and poets throughout the ages have called the "breath of life."

In modern scientific language, this process of life is called "metabolism."

It is the ceaseless flow of energy and matter through a network of chemical reactions, which enables a living organism to continually generate, repair, and perpetuate itself.

In other words, metabolism involves the intake, digestion, and transformation of food.

Metabolism is the central characteristic of biological life.

But understanding metabolism is not enough to understand life.

When we study the structures, metabolic processes, and evolution of the myriads of species on the planet, we notice that the outstanding characteristic of our biosphere is that it has sustained life for billions of years.

How does the Earth do that?

How does nature sustain life?" - Fritjof Capra



life soul school

Living is a process.

Accept the reality of life.

Life lives on life.

All life is unique.

All life is individual.

All life lives but once on Earth.

Each unique individual sacrifice life will realistically end.

Appreciate life for its individual uniqueness - it is sacred.

Redemption comes simply by accepting the reality of life.

Redemption comes simply by respecting each and every individual life.

Instinctually satisfying redemption comes from immersion in the process of living by the irrefutable moral code of respect toward all life.

As we understand that all life lives on life we must respect all life. As we must harvest natural resources in order to live we must remain mindful of current and future consequences to all human and other life forms as we harvest and use those natural resources.

This is not only a moral imperative, but is in our enlightened self-interest.

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American social mores and values have declined precipitously over the last century as the corrupt international cartel has garnered more and more power. This power rests in the ability to deceive the populace in general through corporate media by pressing emotional buttons which have been preprogrammed into the population through prior mass media psychological operations. The results have been the destruction of the family and the destruction of social structures that do not adhere to the corrupt international elites vision of a perfect world. Through distraction and coercion the direction of thought of the bulk of the population has been directed toward solutions proposed by the corrupt international elite that further consolidates their power and which further their purposes.

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