Many people have said that the human brain is like a computer. I believe that all Humans’ brains are the ultimate computer on Earth. All Humans are born with basic, genetic, and environmentally influenced instinct, five senses, emotions, spatial awareness, and cognitive processes that respond to negative/positive stimuli on an individual basis as well as within a group. Intrinsically, this instinct is the fundamental link to all other living entities in the known Universe(s).
Within all living creatures, a finely honed Limbic System resides in the deep folds of the brain and is highly valued for safety and security, finding nutritious food, clean water, and mating. External displays of this system enable pairing of a species, that is, through communication, verbal and non-verbal, physical behavioural displays, and emotional projection.
Humans display their Limbic System in their physical (genetic) features as well as their behavioural, including, physical (cognitive and prowess), emotional (deep feelings), and mental (subconscious/conscious) being which branches from the Limbic Lobe.
Over many centuries as humans have evolved these systems have begun to increase in awareness causing the creation of more systems and a chain reaction in all systems throughout the Cranium. In accordance, these systems can be expressed as our creative mind because everything is created by and for the mind. (Reality itself is a construct of cognitive thought).
The Limbic System is a Reactionary Response System which, when activated, causes the production of naturally occurring chemical mutations leading to physical reactions, quickly when necessary, allowing for instantaneous response.
Reactionary/Response Systems are responsible for basic, fundamental mechanisms that keep alive that which is alive; without it, everything is susceptible to annihilation.
Approximately 150 000 years ago the Human brain began to evolve beyond the simplicity of the Reactionary Response System into an Action Response System (ARS), a system that uses cognitive thought. Over many thousands of years of evolution Humans have adapted collectively and individually to create habitats, farmland, cities, and empires. According to current Archaeological evidence the first true city was Sumerian and was call Uruk (History.com). People co-existed as a non-aggressive, socially collective, democratic society that worked together for the greater good of all.
Over thousands of years Humans moved through the African jungles towards the open savannas of Egypt and India. As these Humans, known as Sumerians, left Africa, they began to mass populate and built the first city-state. As the ice from the glacial period began to melt 30 000 years ago, receding waters flooded the area surrounding the first city-states forcing migration north along the two rivers, Tigris, and Euphrates. They continued to migrate as their populations grew, eventually, to the far reaches of the Earth, mixing with the evolutionary descendants of the African continent. From there, migration of Humans spread out in three directions, towards Europe, Asia and north to Siberia, eventually to North America.
This era, known as the Neolithic Era, occurred between, approximately, 30 000 to 3 300 years ago. Humans were shifting from using stone for tools, hunting implements and weapons to the use of bronze between 3 300 and 1200 BCE. The age of iron and steel began just prior to 1200 BCE and lasted up to approximately 400 BCE. We truly never left the age of iron and steel, just modified it, yet it took nearly 2000 years before Humanity would be able to progress to the age of industrialization, mass pollution and mass segregation.
Indeed, progress was slow; not only were Humans dealing with expanding brain function, but they were also adapting to new threats in the open lands: animals, plants and bacteria/viruses. As progression through the dense forests of Africa, Europe and Asia occurred, Human population grew. Within 8 000 years, Humanoids were streaming across the now frozen tundra known as the Great Bering Bridge/Straight or Beringia. It took another 4 800 more years for true civilization to expand into Asia, Europe, Africa, and North America. During this time, many developments took place including the ability to write which led to economic and political systems that enabled domination over the masses. Eventually, as everyone gained the ability to read and write, the social upheaval was inevitable.
At first, Humans would have been primarily concerned with the basic necessities of food, clean water, shelter and health. Later, as groups became larger and farming more and more prominent, cities began to increase in size and location. Eventually, populations spread, trade between neighbouring cities helped the overall economy but feuds and skirmishes rose just as quickly as city-states grew.
By 400 BCE (Before Common Era), philosophy and religion were taking root, signifying a change in cognitive thought beyond basic food, clean water, shelter and clothing, into an era of mass production of material goods that were bartered, bought and sold. The barter system collectively gave way to a more stable exchange of goods and services by means of currency which correlated directly to the amount of gold a country owned. At first, currency would have been coins representing the current King or Leader but later it became a symbol of pride to every country who could carry value on their dollar. The value of the dollar (or equivalent) also gives value to that country and its people. The value of the dollar represents economic prosperity which elite groups call “classes”. These classes are: “Third World Countries”, which are wrought with dissolution and neglect: “Second World Countries” that are desperately trying to become First World Countries; and “First World Countries” are at the top of the food chain and not wanting to share or pretending to share while stabbing everybody in the back.
In the late 1400s, Christopher Columbus was rediscovering America. Five hundred years earlier the Norse explored North America via ships across the Atlantic sea to the east coast of Canada and Maine. Exploitation of North America for natural resources like fish, fur and trees, contributed to the Industrial Revolution which began in the early 1700s with the first steam engine. The East Indian Company, which began in 1600, also helped propel Humans into the Industrial Era.
The world developed into a corrupt, overpopulated and over-polluted disaster with technological achievements that have enabled prior actions by people who lead our countries, as well as those who fight against the corruption, to destroy the natural balance of our planets’ ecosystem. Technology has also enabled control of the masses through leisure devices that people become addicted to and cannot live without, literally. Cell phones, laptops and other electronic devices keep the world connected and sometimes inert. On the plus side, these technological advancements have allowed a large percentage of the population to begin to learn and grow by expanding their knowledge and acceptance that all Humanoids, regardless of culture, gender, personal belief system or pigmentation, are in fact Human beings.
Humanity developed the ability to think outside of the trees of Africa and it can be presumed that they achieved this together, harmoniously and co-operatively as similarly displayed by our closest relatives, Apes, Orangutans, and Chimpanzees, as they too begin to evolve beyond what we thought they were. Logic dictates that there were distinct pockets of Humanoids in various areas at various times over many thousands of years. Different variations of the same DNA signify that although there are differences, there are biological and instinctive similarities that cannot be ignored.
For example, all Humans share the same basic DNA pattern. All Humans have the same internal organs and are capable of internal cognition and internal feelings. External differences, such as shape of face or head, speech, body physic, mental capabilities, pigmentation, personal beliefs, allow for recognition of every individual as well as more intricately, the culture the individual is raised in. Features developed in accordance with the evolutionary process of the specific mutations to each group globally, as well as, a change in pigmentation as migration progressed toward the north where, genetically, many evolved lighter coloured skin to adapt to the environment they migrated to. In essence, we are who we are, as Humanoids, and we are all eternally linked together regardless of external differences because of our DNA and our different environments.
Yet, over the thousands of years of evolution of cognitive thought, Humans remain hostile, subjective, and domineering. With all our technological advancement, we are still living in a world fraught with greed, corruption, neglect, hatred, envy, ethnocentrism, egocentrism, and terror. Why do Humans feel it is their right to cause harm through oppression over another living being?
Humans live in realities spun by “leaders” representing how things should be viewed instead of how things are. The essence of “sheep”, as used in Christian doctrine, comes to mind. These representatives of authority have spun webs of fabric where each individual person is meant to fill the grid like squares of the tapestry. If we consider the grid squares of a tapestry we can see where everyone should fit neatly and therefore lay neatly, and orderly, according to some master plan that has been foreshadowed and manipulated by many authority figures. Many problems arise from this metaphor, such as, overpopulation causing an overflow of material that cannot be stitched in. In response, these authoritative figures continue to believe that they have the right to dictate what happens to the poor, homeless, addicts, victims, criminals, a.k.a., the mass population of the world.
Humans began as a co-operative entity and now we talk about unity but do not seem to understand the meaning behind it. Nor do we understand the meaning behind:
ALL HUMANS ARE ENTITLED TO THE FIVE BASIC NECESSITIES:
FOOD, CLEAN WATER, SHELTER, CLOTHING AND ACCESSIBILITY TO FREE EDUCATION.
Without the five basic needs poverty, famine, homelessness, terrorism and crime will abound. Need I give examples?
Timeline of the industrial revolution – Historic UK