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Did you notice: What you have for breakfast, despite what Mom said, is probably less important than who you do and do not have breakfast with, and why? The brand and make and year of your car are less significant to your well-being than the costs to you, your family, and their future? The quality of your time is less about how much you earn and more about what you do, and what you are unwilling to do, to earn it? You probably never respond to questions about how much you care for someone with the amount of time you spend with them, "about 8.5 hours per week," while you might discuss how often, and for how long, you miss them in a week, if at all? When the quality of your well-intended humor is measured in the number of smiles responding, rather than the number of non-responses, then you are in some serious trouble? "Living" nature is not distinguished from "dead" nature, by calculating quantities of difference, but by noticing differences in quality of relationships. You might define your love life as any hours without fear or anger, or you might find that absence of fear and anger is necessary, but not sufficient, for loving awareness? If you have a higher bar, faces of apathy and despair are companions not possible to embrace with love's sufficiently empathic resonance. DNA is a newer anthro-cultural language of intelligence compared to older RNA regenerative non-self-consciousness? Wouldn't we be foolish to disrespect our ecological Elder's mental-environ conscience to listen monopolistically enslaved to Left-brain's competing dominance, with comparatively adolescent language choices? What good is deductive reasoning attenuated from it's natural, and most nutritious, source of fuel fertility? Throwing out RNA's primal and ubiquitous regenerative intelligence to value only DNA's more recent humane reiteration, reflecting on this (0)-Core prime consciousness, seems to throw out a cooperatively healthy baby to hoard the bathwater? Better outcomes could ensue for the baby, the water, and you, by bathing together in this nuclear stew. You fall asleep in front of the TV trying to stay awake to watch something that apparently is much less engaging and healthy than pursuing your own nightly dreams? Living and dying are opposites, but "living" comes in a spectrum from "full" through "suffering dissonance"; yet "dying" never comes in a correlated spectrum from "purgative alacrity" through "contented confluence"? When you stop using your mind for anything resembling socially constructive purposes it continues rattling on day after day as if anyone were still attending; but when you stop using your body it almost immediately begins shutting down as if no one needed tending?

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