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On Freedoms of ChoiceOn Freedoms of Choice
Sentience is Freedom,
yet sentience attempts limitation:
endless rules, codes of conduct and ingrained beliefs;
There are only two rules, two pillars:
Choice: the foundation of the Freedoms.
Respect: the foundation of ethical interaction.
Freedom is the right to act
in accordance with Who You Are,
while Respect tailors those actions to the benefit of All.
A deep and profound respect for others entails
a Love of others,
the well-being of others,
and a respect for the Freedoms of others.
These Freedoms, however, are more than a simple moral code:
they entail the liberty of
beliefs, and opinions
actions, and speech,
and Who They Are.
On the Sanctity of Life and MoOn the Sanctity of Life and Morality
The moral code,
though the one-who-unites,
and the civilizer,
is the simple understanding that Life is Sacred.
All Life is Sacred,
and has an profound role
within the Whole of Existence,
all Life living from each other.
The same is true for human culture:
Lives that exist communally,
applying this understanding to their Lives,
will strengthen the community, and each other,
with their actions.
On the Non-Absolutes of ExisteOn the Non-Absolutes of Existence
In the real World,
there is no absolute Right:
no absolute Good.
But we can try.
Evil is the name we give to those most heinous
the unrealistic depictions of immorality,
where criminal actions are made
solely for the purpose of immorality,
In this they know Who They Are,
but have violated the Sanctity of Life,
the only moral code to be followed,
and so are further from the goal of ascension,
than those beginning the journey.
On the Highest PathOn the Highest Path
Although the Highest path
is the best choice in a situation,
positively affecting the highest number of people
as well as the ambient,
one must always consider those who would be hurt
by this path.
The end does not justify the means:
for spiritually, and ethically,
an enlightenment or betterment of the people is nothing
if tainted by ones actions in order to achieve this end.
The BeginningHe told them, of course. He told those idiots everything, the whole damn story, including the blunder he'd made, and its consequences. Looking back on it later, he realized he had probably been in shock the whole time. It made sense, anyone would have been.
Soph was about twenty years old, and he'd been that way for a couple of years already, ever since the Hoarde had started attacking humanity from the past. Every day that passed, they ate at another day in the past. It sickened him. Those creatures had absolutely no regard for proper time and causality protocols.
It didn't seem to affect anyone else that way, though.
The Hoarde was the result of a human creation, of course, like everything bad in the world, though no one else knew about them. Then again, no one else had undiluted access to the power of creation. Even he didn't know much about the Hoarde, only that they appeared through some tear in The Fabric of The World and started killing people off. They appeared at some point in
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