Can we give up control over others?

Question from the Internet:

“You are given a choice to live your life, never attempting to control another human’s actions; what have you chosen?”

This is not an option. As we all know and see, we have evolved into a globally integrated and interdependent world. And this did not happen through “human” actions.

We have become globally integrated and interde[pendent because we exist in a globally integrated and interdependent natural system that is gradually forcing humanity to become similar to and integrated into it.

Thus it does not matter if we escape into the jungle or go “off-grid”; we are like individual cells of the same “organ” called humanity within the single, living body of Nature. We can’t just withdraw from society or remain silent observers.

Whether we want it or not, whether we are aware of this or not, with every action and even with our thoughts, we inevitably and irrevocably control and influence each other and the whole system.

And this makes us all 100% responsible for everything and anything that happens in the world!

This might be very unpleasant to hear, this state might crush us at first, but nevertheless, this is the reality we exist in.

So we can not choose “not control or influence” others. But we can learn how to change and refine and constantly develop our influence and control over others so it will become positive, constructive, and mutually supportive.

We need to learn from Nature — to make it easier, we can learn from our own biological body — how cells and organs of closed, living Natural systems work and exist, and how life is created and nurtured through the selfless, unconditional, mutually responsible and mutually complementing integration of diverse parts and elements.

Our Human advantage in Nature is that we must learn and implement this consciously, proactively, and purposefully, against and above our inherently selfish, egoistic, and subjective tendencies and attitudes.

As a result, human beings — when they form a single, seamlessly integrated, and cooperating Humanity — will become Nature’s only fully conscious, integrated, and at the same time independent “collective consciousness.” We will become the Natural system’s only insider observers and equal partners.



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Zsolt Hermann

I am a Hungarian-born Orthopedic surgeon presently living in New Zealand, with a profound interest in how mutually integrated living systems work.