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humanity and Lotus blossom
original post Aug.12.2017 (has comments)
... "as humankind may be the primer by which Gaia will reproduce" ... we are being used) "... the nature of life on Earth is not at all like Gaia. If we were to choose a mythical mother figure to characterise the biosphere, it would more accurately be Medea, the murderous wife of Jason of the Argonauts. She was a sorceress, a princess – and a killer of her own children." Source
Like most dualities, a Gaia/Medea sister hegemony covers more territory than either hypothesis alone.
Strong Telos of my Gaia/Medea Hypothesis
Some subtle traits found in nature induced Homo Sapiens to rise from small scattered nomadic hunter-gatherer bands into large complex sedentary societies with advanced technology. One might easily interpret these hidden (until recently) traits were a deterministic feature of a supernaturally created world.
Weak Telos of my Gaia/Medea Hypothesis
The rise of advanced machines and computers appear to be destined to replace humans. These super-AI machines would be capable of interstellar travel, and most likely are the only viable mechanism to transport memories of Earth outside our Solar System. One might easily interpret this hidden agenda of exporting Systems-Earth onward as Gaia/Medea's intention to reproduce. She is Alive!
Do we, as Dr. Pangloss suggested, live in the best of all possible worlds?
Is the Universe Fine-Tuned for Life?
How many fundamental constants does it take to define our Universe?
Subtle Traits in Nature
Some of the controversy opposing the Gaia Theory is political. Globalist Power Brokers want to establish fear in the populations so they can extract carbon taxes. Climate change is not cooperating with their dire predictions of increasing heat, just the opposite. solar activity and clouds
Most subtle of all are opiates hidden in agriculture-sourced foods milk and cereal grains. Without addiction, there was no practical reason to abandon ancient habits of hunting-gathering nature's bounty. Primitive agriculture was long hours of grinding hard labor, security problems, new diseases, organizational problems, and more. Humans persevered against these obstacles to have their "daily bread", with "milk and honey" until advanced cultures evolved via group competition.
The evidence presented in this key link suggests the following interpretation.
"The ingestion of cereals and milk, activates reward centres in the brain. Foods that were common in the diet before agriculture (fruits and so on) do not have this pharmacological property. The effects of exorphins are qualitatively the same as those produced by other opioid and/or dopaminergic drugs ... perhaps even addiction."
Going on, "... celiac disease (should) be viewed not as a rare 'genetically-determined' disorder, but as an extreme example of our body communicating to us a once universal, species-specific affliction: severe intolerance to wheat... If wheat really is more like a drug than a food, anesthetizing us to its ill effects on our body, it will be difficult for us to understand its grasp upon us unless and until we eliminate it from our diet. Source, Dr Schwartz
endorphins and exorphins
Food opioids - addiction to constipation (LOL) www.ibsgroup.org/forums/topic/177625-food-opioids-addiction-to-constipation/
Gluten is the main structural protein complex of wheat consisting of glutenins and gliadins... which can be further degraded to a collection of opioid-like polypeptides called exorphins in the gastrointestinal tract... Opioid effects of gluten exorphins (technical report) | BioMed
A secondary effect of capsaicin, an irritant, is the body's reaction to it, namely to induce formation of endocrine "endorphins". Other Addictive common foods
Some Subtle Traits of cultural selection
Following segment moved to Understanding the road to Domestication
"... unless we get off the planet." Or, move to isolated parts of this world.
The Future of Evolution: What Will We Become? | LIVESCIENCE
Whales Save Humans 4 min.
Wrapping it up
James Lovelock's Gaia hypothesis (a compendium of articles) | new scientist
Gaia Hypothesis; most hated atom resurrected, by HUMANS! from r/climateskeptics
Why haven't we found aliens yet? Maybe they're all dead... Gaian Bottleneck hypothesis
USaving our planet begins with U (2.3m views, 31k likes, 2 wks) 14 min. | Riddle
Bill Whittle the Science Guy: "The Earth knows how to save itself." 10 min.
Trends in Human Evolution
Homo aquaticus? in r/SpeculativeEvolution
7.2-Million-Year-Old Pre-Human Remains Found in Bulgaria, Greece Show First Pre-Humans Developed in Balkans, Not Africa | ScienceDaily
Review of The Human Era, new timescale begins at Göbekli Tepe | Kurzgesagt 8 min.
Who Built Gobekli Tepe? New theory!
Genetic Engineering Will Change Everything Forever – CRISPR | Kurzgesagt 16 min.
Forever Young (a fun animated short, an esoteric fantasy on aging) 4 min.
Cultural Marxist SJWs, and Leftist editorial writers rant opposition to genetic engineering or modification because it can help rich people improve their family health, while poor people can't... leading to evolution of Homo simpleton.
Improbable events that resulted in humans (natural history) 17 min. | prof. Marc Defant TEDxUSF
update Dec.10.2020 Is the Earth an organism? (our biosphere is evolving)