Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 2nd Jan 2012 19:12 UTC
GNU, GPL, Open Source Late last year, president Obama signed a law that makes it possible to indefinitely detain terrorist suspects without any form of trial or due process. Peaceful protesters in Occupy movements all over the world have been labelled as terrorists by the authorities. Initiatives like SOPA promote diligent monitoring of communication channels. Thirty years ago, when Richard Stallman launched the GNU project, and during the three decades that followed, his sometimes extreme views and peculiar antics were ridiculed and disregarded as paranoia - but here we are, 2012, and his once paranoid what-ifs have become reality.
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ParadoxUncreated
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2009-12-05

There is a peaceful way out. But then the discussion has to go into a religious sphere. Although all of this can be backed with with logic stronger than the coherence of the disbeliever.

Yes, we live in a society that poisons it`s own population. But what is the root cause?

The root cause of this is disbelief in morality, belief in physicalism, disbelief in duality. Etc. These are the base concepts.

Disbeliers live in a culture where they are purely physical, have no soul, have no eternal life, have only limited ability, have no purpose to their life, have no one force beind everything, and therefore idolize whatever person or object they believe to be responsible for what they like. They are told a random source, of physical nature, equal to white noise has created to universe. And often uphold this all with utmost arrogance.

Ofcourse if this causes depression, anxiety, or other illnesses, due to lack of belief in God, they are given pills by the same people who claim they have no soul, and are physical alone, that these pills alter your physicality, so your problem is fixed.

Without an allknowing God, there is no absolute morality. No sane man tries to extract morals from a mindless whitenoise creator. Still they claim this is how it is.

It is a battle of belief vs disbelief. Because without belief, there is no right or wrong. There are no moral limits. Theoretically if one gains enough understading of the physical nature of man, one can alted it, and create monsters. And it would purely be seen as darwinian evolution. Which ofcourse is an absurd theory that also bases itsel on mindless whitenoise/randomness, aka NOT intelligent design.

So where do you go for morals? Where do you go for decency? In a time of pornopop, and disbelieving culture, where do you go for a decent non-cheating wife. Where do you go for non-pub culture, non-drunkeness, non-violence. Where do you go for sanity?

Faith ofcourse.

And the logic of it is much more coherent that a randomphysical source that for some reason an atheist has no need to explain.

The believers logic is this:

All limited phenomena must be from an unlimited phenomena.

The unlimited phenomena can be described as eternal, almighty, transcendent. And it can only be one, that posesses all might.
And an unlimited chain of events cannot exists, as it lack a beginning, and therefore a chain of events.
Therefore the chain of events that our universe is a part of, must have a transcendent cause.
And consciousness is not an aspect of the limited, A machine does not posess emotions, intellect, senses. Therefore consciousness must be the unlimited.
And this unlimited is experienced as The Word, by gnostics. And with The Word, is the meaning.
In other words, God must exist, and it must be consciousness, the life in humans, trees, plants and all life, and it is the only eternity, and the meaning.
And we can know that God is good, because it is our own nature.

Think about it, and understand the fundamentals of monotheism, dualism and also the conservative politics that comes with not going against oneself.

And if everyone realises the truth of it, there will be world peace, and life according to ones own universal soul.

And these values can be carried into anything that is done.
Computers, Linux, Freesoftware.
And ofcourse used against, anything that subjects man to inferior ideals/idols/commercial machines. And so forth.

We are not here to be slaves to a system. The system is here to be slaves to us.

Peace.

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