Metaphorically speaking, for the humans that occupy the orb the answer is an obvious “yes.” One cannot imagine a place in the universe whereby beings are made to perform menial tasks daily that yields nothing more than a token reward … and we’ve been convinced this is a noble pursuit. Purposeful distractions occupy the mind in order to keep it from venturing beyond the physical existence that seems so vital, but has very little bearing on the eternal existence we are all experiencing.
Religions across the globe teach of hell and all it holds for us. Ancient texts speak of a hell that embodies both extreme heat and cold. The earth has both. It is not until human beings embrace these teachings and convert them into the use that best suits them that we learn of the fire and brimstone that awaits those who go against the teachings of God. Why would this be necessary if the earth truly is the final state of existence for a wayward soul? So that those who desire to exert influence will instill fear in their followers of a circumstance worse than the one they are currently experiencing … and become controlled.
Unadulterated use of one’s mind must always take note of the counter-argument; what about all of the good in the world? Religion teaches us that heaven is a place of perfection. Given all of the imperfections in the physical world, we must apply the synonym “purity” when describing the existence to which we all aspire. Earth does not hold this type of existence and never has. Only those who are pure of thought and free of anything greater than the most basic of desires are our children.
There are two points in our existence when humans desire a perfect existence; when we are young have our entire lives ahead of us, and as we approach that inevitable day when our flesh will die and make way for the energy that resides in us all to free itself of the many imperfections we’ve endured over the decades, and move into an eternal existence; a pure one.
Constant circulation of energy around the earth intertwines itself among the planet’s many inhabitants in a spider’s web that encases and entraps those who pursue a merely physical existence. Wanton desires can only be overcome shifting one’s focus from the basic needs to sustain a physical life to those that will ensure an eternal one. If one cannot, or will not, make the distinction between the two they will be damned to repeat the life cycle again. This will be manifested in one of two ways; either by experiencing reincarnation of the spiritual soul doomed to inhabit another physical manifestation anchored to the planet, or by being anchored within the DNA of each new inhabitant that comes forth upon earth. Either’s purpose is to allow those who fail in the current manifestation of life another chance at redemption. Most religions tell us that there is the possibility of salvation … an escape from hell. Yet earth occupies a spot at the edge of the universe resembling a period, the end point. It is our duty to expand our mind beyond this existence, and embrace the eternal … and give our children the same freedom from tyranny.
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