Human Agency / Personal Agency / Socio-Structural Components & Nature
Our UNIVERSE IS IMMENSE and full of mystery and I find Nature a source of inspiration and a place where I can research the beauty and chaos of Life. As Life is built upon opposites, for example, light/dark, cold/hot, create/destroy. I believe we are all Unique Individuals that can self-regulate, to adapt to our life styles and mechanisms, that allow us to freely flow and grow as unique individuals through observation and modeling. I believe everyone adds to our collective consciousness because we all derive from star dust, we can add our part to humanity and our immense Universe. For a while this thought has been the nucleus of my life, as what is it that forms my sense of personal gratification and I have deduced it is based on the questions we all embrace. The challenges of work, love and communal life that continually confront us, challenging us and compelling us to reach for the Stars. As a Master of Life once said, “The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of stardust (Carl Sagan,1980, Cosmos).”
PERSONAL UTOPIA, Oneness
To date we are living in a Taoist cyber-based society, an interconnected oneness. This catalyst is what brought to mind, how is it we can remain human? Creating a society built upon this cyber-based communication, that is virtual and often without direct human contact and the velocity of exchange of information. As in the Documentary film, “We Are Public,” Josh Harris illuminates the very many principals and socio-structural influences that can form and can influence the interaction of a socio-structural community and how it can be efficient, creative, full of growth but it then can become a basis for human destruction, again how opposites influence Life… In reflection, our living earth, the Nature of our Universe creates and destroys, birth and death are all components of our Universe and affect each one of us. Could we be preserved by the ailments of contemporary society, our interconnectedness through cyber-space, our community? This transport through space and time allows us to maintain contact throughout the world instantaneously. Does that create a bridge for growth or harm?
Human beings are multifaceted,
Their need of freedom,
Their call from Nature,
The pain and pleasure it bestows,
The dream to obtain perfection,
In space and time,
A union, a Oneness, to grow.
Music to form,
The enigmatic Universe,
Relates itself to Man,
How vast but how small
We are Oneness with all.
Keywords: Interconnectedness, Carl Sagan, Josh Harris, Albert Bandura, Nature, Human Agency
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