Isn’t our so called wisdom just silly?
If wisdom is understanding, then it is quite inaccurate for any human being to call himself wise. True is none of us knows everything. So our understanding reaches level where we know exactly what we know, and kind of realizing vast space of things we don’t know. It is basically admitting that because we don’t know so much we should be expecting anything and be preparing for what we know to possibly wrong.
Following that principle we should consider questions like what if there is no magical power that have created us, what if spiritual world if just creation of our own human brain over the millennia. What if our expectation of “more” are created by us, not because there is actually something “more”?
What if we all living in delusion created within 5000 years by evolution of human consciousness and emotions built by our unconsciousness trying to fill out empty space in order to have peace of mind? Literary it is like “making up” stories that kind of fit into what we know in order to achieve sense of understanding and knowing. Are we just fulfilling “empty” areas of “explanations” with delusional believes? What if our biological existence is strongly misunderstood by vast number of generations incapable to answer basic questions of whom we are and where we come from?
What if that is true. Does this mean there is nothing more beside what we are able to create or destroy? Universe will follow its natural path independently of us. We cannot influence by nothing. Nothing but evolving technologically and mentally, broadening our areas of understanding each other’s and forces surrounding us.
And more importantly where are we going? What future will bring? One we know for sure. In very far future our sun will “die”, our universe will expand and eventually collapse. But this is all far beyond limit of human kind survivor resources. Will time travel be possible by then? Will biological death be treating no more? Will it be possible to influence those mystic powers ruling the universe?
Possibly time will bring the end of universe, but before that our weak biological form might cease to exist anyway. Everything our body needs to survive is limited resource. And looking on our behaviors, desires and so on, we are rather closer to our original “animalistic” form of existence. It is still quite a journey to pure non-biological or spiritual existence form. Even by looking into closer future we have to ask: what are our chances? What if we going into the future that we are creating for yourself right now? Every step we take, every discovery we make might save or destroy life we know. But there is no way knowing if it will, is there?
Wise person would ask what if all of above is also not quite right? Quite strangely enough are living with this paradox telling us that realizing how much we don’t know is wise.
I would say take a guess…that is all we can do today.