We need to consciously regain our collective “survival instinct”!

Question from the Internet:

“Have we humans, as a species, lost our "biological imperative" (to survive as a group and to press forward in our quest for knowledge and truth), and if so, why do you believe we have? Or did it ever really exist?”

This is a very important question!

Indeed it seems that we have lost our biological imperative to survive as a group, tribe, family, species together. While we started together as a single species the more we developed, the more we learned the more egocentric and individualistic we have become.

As a result, from the original “single” Human civilization in Mesopotamia, Babylon we started to separate, scatter around the globe.
Today this individualistic, egocentric development has reached its peak. As a result even the most fundamental building block of the classical family has broken apart.

Through this process also our quest for knowledge and truth has become self-serving, self-justifying, all chasing their own egocentric, subjective knowledge truth. We can see this very sharply through the global problems which would need cooperation, mutual understanding to solve but we have none.

As a result of this process we have driven outsiders to the brink of self destruction, our egocentric, individualistic urges overriding even our basic biological survival instincts.

This is why we urgently need a special, purposeful, highly practical educational method that can guide us back to positive, mutually responsible and mutually complementing interconnections with each other as otherwise we lose our right to exist in Nature’s integral system where everything is build on the balance and homeostasis that is sustained by the selfless, altruistic integration between the system’s vastly diverse, seemingly incompatible parts.

What happens automatically, unconsciously in Nature, we Humans have to replicate, achieve consciously, proactively through it in efforts. This will raise us above all other levels, parts of Nature to the peak of evolution’s pyramid.


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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.