Why are we living? LO30762

From: mcfarlane.lawrence@marshfieldclinic.org
Date: 11/06/03

Replying to LO30754 --

At writes ".... let us for now tackle the question "why are we

I cannot say. Miracles happen. We are. Mystery remains.

Korzybski writes in "The Manhood of Humanity"


that man is a "time-binding" class of life. All of us start life in
time without the need to start over from scratch. Of course an "I"
attitude can completely erase any advantage the "time-binding" of our
predecessors has provided. An "I" attitude is the product of
ignorance. Ignorance of the whole. Fortunately, "by the grace of God",
some men, like At, are given the gift of a "we" attitude and strive to
bind their own bit of time to all that has been. i am convinced that
our future depends on this process. It seems to be "why WE are

"Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must

At, I am glad you are feeling better and again binding (doing) time
with us.

Larry McFarlane MD
Chief Medical Officer
Security Health Plan



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