Like clay or mud over time and with careful execution a form can be shaped and

Like clay or mud over time and with careful execution

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like clay, or maybe mud. Like clay or mud, over time and with careful execution a form can be shaped and improved upon. From the youngest age, I’ve been haunted by the question of ‘why are we here’. If we can remove the complexities of modern society, peaceful life can be achieved through living out the motto that we can mold others to do great, but only if we ourselves are molded to do the same. Science has shown that the genetic code for the modern human is closer to that of fungi than plants. Perhaps at one time a mutation occurred and a human being arose from the dirt floor, similarly to the way a fallen log may have no visible life one day and the next, has signs of fungal growth. Mankind worked so hard in order to leave the atmosphere of Earth in order to gain a glimpse at the infinite world of space, and yet mankind has only worked hard enough to explore about 5 percent of the ocean floor. Man is so obsessed with what goes on above that we have minimal attention on what is all around us. I think a lot of the anxiety
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Andrew Cook Professor Mutterperl PHI 101 19 September 2019 experienced as people when unanswered philosophical questions are asked is caused by the lack of connection most people have to nature. Nature is all that there was before we built the concrete jungles that we are overly familiar with now.
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  • Consciousness, Thought, Andrew Cook

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