• Promoting human individuality and creativity

Social theory

What motivates human evolution? Here's the answer.

The need for drama is a desire for increased perception of consciousness. It is this desire for the development of consciousness and individual human creativity which develops culture, and cultural development which advances social progress and motivates human evolution.

The importance of cultural development

Cultural development is extremely important when it comes to not just social progress and human evolution but also for the creation of opportunities and the maintenance of social structure and order. People are motivated by different things, not least the desire to interact with others and their environment through a desire for individual personal experience and development of consciousness. This is important not just on a personal level but also on a social, economic and political level through the advance of social progress and maintenance of social order and structure, and also on a natural level through the evolution of the species.

Insufficient opportunities for cultural development causes cultural decline

Relativity applies just as much to biology as it does to physics. Humans are social animals just like insects, birds dogs and cats. Human evolution is not guaranteed or inevitable but is dependent on various factors. These factors include one's relationship to the environment, one's relationship to culture through social relationships, one's relationship to universal law and the universal itself, and unconscious thinking from one's own development of perception of consciousness from past experience. Free will, which is based on conscious thinking, demands vast amounts of energy and accounts for less than 5% of the total activity of the brain. Human evolution is far from being inevitable, as the default is cultural decline and this means that cultural development and human evolution both require conscious thinking and effort on the part of the individual. The default is cultural decline, not cultural development.

Hierarchy v. community

Human evolution is based on social progress, which is based on cultural development, which is developed by individual human creativity. Individual human creativity requires community, it requires opportunity, it requires learning and this learning process requires the freedom to fail, get things wrong and make mistakes, because it is only through failure and adversity can one become creative and learn from one's experience. These things require both liberty and equality because they require autonomy, which is a defining characteristic of life and living existence. Such things as hierarchy, authoritarianism, collectivism which are all absed on belief attachments stifle creativity, social progress and human evolution through the deprivation of individual human experience, learning and the development of consciousness. Humans function at their best in community based social structures.

Technology requires creativity and cultural development to be beneficial

Technology is one aspect of human creativity and cannot account for the entirety of human creativity nor can it substitute or replace human creativity. Therefore technology can only be supportive of human creativity, human social interaction and cultural development, but without such creativity or cultural development, and when combined with hierarchy or the traumatic processes of cultural decline, technology can become detrimental or even harmful. In such an environment where technology and hierarchy coexist there are increased opportunities for exploitation and some humans will make use of these opportunities to gain social, economic or political power over others.

The process aspects of culture

Cultural development and cultural decline are social processes which are based on creative cycles and a triangular relationship between individual, community and the environment. These are all interdependent because the individual is also the community and the environment themselves. All are relative to one another and these relationships are based on the principles of universal law. It isn't possible to exist in the universe without being in a relationship with everything else and being subject to universal law.

Dramatic and traumatic outcomes of creativity

Creativity is tied to universal law and is therefore tied to morality, opportunity, motivation, and also to consequences - consequences of choice and action. Dramatic outcomes or consequences require creativity and cultural development and these result in freedom, higher consciousness, learning, social order and social structure simply because physicality is based on dramatic energy. Traumatic outcomes may or may not involve creativity and these result in chaos, disorder, social division, emnity, exploitation, harm, conflict, abuse, enslavement, social fragmentation and ultimately totalitarianism, authoritarianism, social collapse and genocide.

The process aspects of culture

Both cultural decline and cultural developmentn are social and environmental processes and decline requires reversal of these processes for any solution to take place. This is true of any process, whether it be personal, community, social, or environmental.