- Dec 2018
- the Heart of America
Says who? Besides you? Napoleon Hill was a conman who got rich off of suckers. You’d be better off following the wisdom of Napoleon Dynamite. That said, animals exist to eat, sleep and procreate. I think a fully actualized human being can do more than those things, but it’s not a requirement.It's been widely understood that making "sex" the be-all end-all of life leads to cultural degeneracy - whether "religious" thinkers, or thinkers like Napoleon Hill, every evolved and enlightened culture has encouraged people to apply their energy to things which aren't of a purely sexual or physical variety.
Were it not so, our society would not have evolved past the likes of Neanderthals - sadly, a fatuous and consumerist culture glorifies sex, porn, and fast food, and enables those who view this as life's penultimate goal to fester in their own slovinliness - this is why we have a nation where the poor are fatter than the rich, if we rather denied them these simplistic pleasures, this might provide forced encouragement to make themselves productive and enlightened, since they are unwilling to do this on their own volition.
Prove to me why evolving past the level of the Neanderthals is a good thing. What’s the purpose? We’re all going to die anyway, so why not just enjoy the short time we are here?