That's exactly where 'the brain' comes in. With this question: "Why". Who is responsible for our brains? Who feels responsible?
The disappointment in the years after the Millenium, the outbreak of new-old irrationality, just show the truths of the ancient philosophy or 'psychology' of the heart. The concept and model of the heart which is usually seen upon as being 'religious, irrational and unscientific.
When misconcepions lead, the relations of things get foggy and make one forget, that doing one thing at one place effects someone or something else at another place, even far away.
As Norbert Elias pointed out, the chains of interactions have grown longer, over the centuries. And they still grow longer, effecting all the little things of our daily lifes. Like a monster or an angel or what ever, maybe a spirit that reaches out with it's sticky fingers from a desk somewhere, maybe in some great city (or for some close to the Himalaya) towards the 'ends of the earth to get everything under it's control with the main purpose to become the greatest god-alike top notch monster or angel or whatever.
'Climate change' has been upsetting peoples minds in pro and contra. There is one thing for sure, a material parallel to the dimming of the mind, it is the so called 'global dimming'. 'Global dimming' is not to be equalized with the 'global climate change' phenmenon.
9/11 (Nine-eleven) brought some things to the light: The new Millenium wouldn't bring a new 'golden peaceful age'. No. Just the same old violent ways that we know from all the past wars. Nothing new. We just continue. But 9/11 also made the discovery of a phenomenon possible which is called 'dimming'.
video on Global Dimming (60 minutes) on this subject through which you can gain some further information. It can explain for example, why there's so much poverty in certain parts of Africa.. The point is: Everybody is effecting everybody.
What the mentioned video above doesn't say (and that's what I'm here for):
Each and everyones suffering of neglect is also a part, is caused by our own spirituality. Because each and everyone is more or less responsible for each and everyone on earth. This fact cannot be sensed by everybody. A lot of outstanding personalities of the public life can feel this, know this, and stand up for the poor and neglected.
It is the feeling of being responsible for others, being responsible for the condition of the world. There is this term 'WeltSchmerz' meaning something like WorldAche, it is a heart ache a pain of the soul caused by the knowledge of people suffering, being in pain. This feeling doesn't 'taste' very good, it demands action, to care for others. It's not necessarily a matter of guilt but of empathy, of being conscious of the interconnection of all living beings (goes for animals too).
Sorry to say. There's nothing for free. Everything's got its price and all objects that aren't 'things' have their price too.
You can make something out of nothing if you work on it. It's easier to make nothing out of something, to destroy ...
Of course you know all this.
Sacrifice ... Someone has to pay, someone paid the bills, someone will pay or he/she doesn't know that he/she will have to pay ... one day. It's honest to say, that there's nothing for free. Pulling someone over the table will make one pay ... one day.
There's no getting away.
Why? Because 'they' give a credit, that one didn't earn yet. Thats how one gets obligated. Actually all one gets, is a promise, a big shining beautiful looking promise that is hypnotizing and attracting.
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