"Society may be defined as
a gathering of individuals for
man could not achieve the barest fraction of the ends and satisfactions that he
has achieved with it." - Henry Hazlitt
the process of group working
together for their mutual benefit, as opposed to
working individually in
competition for lone benefit.
Many animal and plant species
coöperate both with other members of their own species and with members of
other species engaging in
Devotion to the
credit-based economic system has enshrined all the disadvantages and none
of the advantages of social coöperation.
Government is now
based on dissent, in which
delay is a common tactic.
Secrecy is regularly employed
seldom come to light.
Corruption is ubiquitous in
societies permeated by immorality.
The corporate economic
The myth: individuals,
acting in their own self-interest as
economic agents, engage in economic activities that bring them the greatest
financial rewards thereby maximizing the well-being of
society as a whole.
Past experience with bankers
does not validate this view.
Congressmen defend the
conception as morality while
dismissing common moral values
as irrelevant, so society
An immoral economic
system compels the
moral decline of a culture.
Such declines are predictable,
systemic and not accidental.
The lifestyle of
corporatism reflects the
"Only when we
learn to live from the heart and feel the suffering of others as if it were our
own do we truly become compassionate." - Karen Armstrong
"There is a
growing element of scorn on the part of the American public for those human
beings caught in the web of misfortune,
deprivation." - Henry A.
In the Judaic-Christian-Islamic worldview
separation from God,
the Fall, is the source
of all suffering.
The only way to get back to God,
in this context,
is to suffer and die like the
moth drawn to the burning
intensly stressful culture creates
a longing to be freed from its
The innate human
ability to hide from the conscious thought stream the actual facts of material
circumstances is a gift from
This innate ability allows us to
confront a seemingly bleak
situation that otherwise might entirely
sap our will to live - like the
fact we all die.
"In hedonistic societies
people have a tendency to escape into
ignorance or naive doctrines.
Some people even feel contempt
for those suffering." -
The mammal brain has several
traits that cross over to all other mammals.
Every mammal reacts to sensory stimulation that
'distracts' the mammal.
People are conditioned to
observe social mannerisms, culturally acceptable behavior and
religious traditions of
the social group to which they belong.
response to social group traditions
must be taught to the
individual and learned by the individual.
Individuals with emotional responses that
are unacceptable to the social group will be ejected from the
Behavior that does not fit within proscribed boundaries
defined by tradition of social group are condemned as breaches of acceptable
The consequence of this
rejection is alienation and isolation.
Alienation leads to
an increase in anti-social
alienated individual, trapped in
a cycle of rejection,
experiences intense emotional suffering and "acts out."
simplest and effective method to relieve oneself of this intense emotional
suffering is to build a fantasy within
which to live.
"Everything will work out for
It is in the
best interest of the individual to adapt, to stifle unwanted and
unacceptable emotions as the social group demands it.
Unfortunately this may cause a psychotic break in
which SHIT HAPPENS !
Searing emotional pain demands
release and drives irrational acts.
To avoid emotional pain we build
a walled fortress containing
thought we believe we must retain for survival purposes.
As conditioning starts in infancy we
remain unaware of the
foundational basis of the fundamental patterns that
drive our actions.
Temporary insanity is real and
occurs when subconscious drivers, precepts and
conceptual images become
detrimental to our continued existence.
This is a real and inherent
danger to every mind as new concepts, ideas, intuitions, and
understanding contrary to the
hyperreality built upon the
shifting sands of
dawn upon consciousness.
Thrust into a nightmare world of the
inconceivable, an alien
reordering of reality,
individuals can be expected to commit irrational acts.
Spiritually corruption is
the root cause all emotional
requires those seeking
spiritual c✡rrupti✡n to note,
accept and work to correct their
own mistakes in judgement
basing their redeemed
existence within the noumenon upon a solid foundation.
"Reason is in all human beings the
an expression of
understanding when pursued
with rational beings in
"Economic freedom is an
essential requisite for political
Enabling people to
coöperate with one
another without coercion or central direction reduces
the exercise of political
power." Milton Friedman
"Man has almost constant occasion for
the help of his brethren.
It is vain for him to expect it from their
He will be more likely to prevail if he can
interest their self-love in his favor, and
show them that it is for their
own advantage." - Adam Smith
Humans are unique
among species in their division of labor.
The ability to
coöperate did not evolve gradually during prehistory.
Mankind has undergone a pacifist
revolution over the last 10 millennium.
10,000 years ago, the blink
of an eye, humans hunted in
family bands, were suspicious of
strangers and fought only
when unable to flee.
only cautiously beginning
to accept the rudiments of trade.
Once people adopt a farm
can no longer flee strangers.
Globally people were forced to develop
the institutions that now
sustain coöperation between strangers -
could do so because of two psychological mechanisms:
a capacity for rational
calculation of the costs and benefits;
empathetic tendency for
reciprocity, which involves a
willingness to repay
kindness with kindness and betrayal with
"Caring for neighbors is essentially caring
for our future." - Tenzin
In hunter-gatherer and early agricultural societies
archeological evidence suggest that ⅓ of deaths may have been because of
The worldwide average rate of violent death now is a little
over 1% of all deaths, certainly
as low as it has ever been.
is a double-edged sword.
The deadliest violence is
perpetrated not by individuals but by groups -
terrorist networks like
Not only is coöperation the foundation of social trust,
it informs successful acts of aggression between groups - coöperative
genocide and eugenics.
chimpanzees, though with
refinement, human beings
harness altruism, solidarity and
skills of rational reflection in
pursuit of war.
To work in high finance
morality must be checked at the
technology coupled with
industrial capital dramatically increase efficiency at making
an inordinate amount of resources allows
confiscation of the fruits
of wage labor through a few strokes on a
keyboard increasing tyranny
over the lives of others while commissioning horrendous acts of
"A wealthy man has as much chance of
reaching heaven as a camel has in passing through the eye of a needle."-
ability to derive pleasure from seeing pleasure, involves
the liability to derive pain from
Sympathy prevents its possessor from inflicting pain,
that he may avoid pain himself, and tempts him to give happiness that he may
It is the aim of that work to show that
the proper regulation of our
conduct to one another, is secured by means of
a faculty whose
function it is to excite in each being the emotions displayed by surrounding
ones - a faculty which
awakens a like state of sentiment, or, as he terms it, "a fellow feeling
with the passions of others" - the faculty, in short, which we commonly call
As illustrations of the mode in which this agent acts, Adam
delicate fibres, and weak constitution of body, complain that in looking on the
sores and ulcers which are exposed by beggars in the streets, they are apt to
feel an itching or uneasy sensation in the corresponding part of their own
"Men of most robust make observe, that in looking upon sore
eyes they often feel a very sensible soreness in their own."
for the deliverance of those
heroes of tragedy or romance who interest us, is as
sincere as grief for their
distress, and feeling for their
misery, is not more real
than that for their happiness."
"We blush for the impudence and rudeness
of another, though he himself appears to have no sense of impropriety in his
Adam Smith, Theory of Moral
We have all experienced
the uncomfortable feeling of shame
produced by the blunders
and confusion of a nervous speaker; and at some time or other been put into
a horrible tremor on seeing another
at the edge of a precipice.
We find ourselves unable to avoid
joining in the merriment of our friends.
Sympathy must be considered as
a sort of substitution by
which we are put into the place of another man, and
affected as he is
Adam Smith perceived
the sentiment of justice as a
sympathetic affection of the
instinct of personal rights - a sort of reflex function.
Here lies the explanation of
those qualms of conscience, as we call them, felt by men who have committed
Through this instrumentality
we receive satisfaction through retribution.
This faculty originates the indignation
oppression excite causing gnashing of teeth when we
read of the slave-dealer's
Those who have the
strongest sense of their own rights, will have
the strongest sense of the rights of
The first illustration that suggests itself is
afforded by the Society of
the York Retreat was the first in which
a non-coercive treatment of the
insane was adopted.
We find that those who have not a strong sense
of what is just to themselves, are likewise
deficient in a sense of what is
just to their fellow men.
The tyrant is nothing but
a slave turned inside out.
That "emancipated slaves exceed all other owners (of slaves) in
oppression," is a truth established
on numerous authorities.
Sympathy and instinct of rights do not
always co-exist in equal strength.
If devoid of sympathy,
it is possible for a man
who has a sufficient impulse to assert his own claims, to
show no corresponding respect for
claims of others.
Our sentiment of justice is really due to a
sympathetic excitement of impulse.
Only by the
sympathetic excitement of a
desire to behave equitably to others;
when empathy is absent such a desire is
impossible." - Herbert Spencer 1851
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