I am no more responsible for my hunter’s horniness and
craftiness than you are for your seductress’s physical
attractiveness and guile.
Each of us is born into this world and into our bodies
apparently without prior intention. Each of us temporarily
embodies and manifests patterns evolved over billions of years
(or created, depending whom you ask).
We, the self-aware things that think we exist, are nothing more
than the tiny, artificial “consciousness” portions
of our larger physical beings. Consciousness or
“self” is nothing more than a software subroutine
of the brain-mind system, if you will. Our consciousnesses take
a free ride on the deep physical realities of nature that we
have the privilege of participating in but do not create.
Instead of acting all prudish and allowing our artificial
consciousnesses to place intellectual limits on our behaviors,
we should let our animals be the animals that they are, watch
what happens, and enjoy having a front-row seat to the juicy
realities of nature.
You should attract me and guide me. I should pursue you and
If either of us pays attention while we do that, please let
that attention only be as an observer, not as a driver, not as
No tiny consciousness could possibly create through its own
design the level of complex dirt that nature creates on her
own. It’s arrogance to think we can steer nature or
surpass her artistry.
We could try to apply the brakes in our own little individual
lives, but of what use is that? When we attempt to do so, we
only prevent nature from doing with us what she will do without
quote and format by Raxin