It looks like you're new here. If you want to get involved, click one of these buttons!
It’s a question worth asking, do we just absorb knowledge and act in accordance with what we have absorbed? From our early days we learn things from our parents, teachers, books... we even learn how to smile... so are we just a large amount of responses built up out of the accumulation of those things?
Or are we more, beings of originality and light and creativity? Embodying an inner spirit that is unique to each of us? They are different ways of looking at the human being, one is scientific and deconstructive, the other is more holistic and looking at the whole being as a complete entity. You can certainly decide which you would like to be true.
And in a way what we believe shapes the world around us. Viewing human beings as whole and creative gives a more light-filled perspective on the universe...