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This is explanatory WTM Email 43

 

How understanding the human condition
can immediately transform your and
every other humans’ life and save the world

 

Written by Jeremy Griffith

 

What is explained in this WTM Email (which is a repeat of WTM Email 31) is more important than anything that has been explained in any of the other WTM Emails, aside from the actual explanation of the human condition that is presented in WTM Email 5.

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The finding of the biological explanation of the human condition makes possible the immediate transformation of your and every other human’s life from a human-condition-stricken state to a human-condition-free life of unimaginable happiness and excitement.

 

William Blake’s Cringing in Terror (c.1794-96) left, and Albion Arose (c. 1794-96) right

William Blake’s Cringing in Terror (c.1794-96) left, and Albion Arose (c. 1794-96) right

 

As this fully accountable, psychosis-addressing-and-solving, real biological explanation of the human condition (that was presented in WTM Email 5) reveals, when we humans became fully conscious some two million years ago a battle for the management of our lives unavoidably broke out between our already established gene-based, naturally-selected instinctive orientations and our newly emerged nerve-based, understanding-dependent, self-adjusting, fully conscious mind. Unable to explain and understand why we had to challenge our instincts, we became psychologically retaliatory, defensive and insecure upset sufferers of the angry, egocentric and alienated human condition. But having now finally found the explanation for why we had to challenge our instincts, all the retaliatory, defensive and insecure upset anger, egocentricity and alienation can subside and heal. Understanding relieves and replaces the need to be retaliatory, defensive and insecure. As the great psychoanalyst Carl Jung was forever saying, ‘wholeness for humans depends on the ability to own our own shadow’ our ‘shadow’ being the dark angry, egocentric and alienated aspects of our lives that we can now ameliorate with understanding. Humans can finally be rehabilitated from a psychologically upset existence to secure ‘wholeness’, health and happiness.

 

 

Carl Jung

Carl Jung

 

Professor Harry Prosen, former President of the Canadian Psychiatric Association, summarised the healing powers of this human-race-saving understanding of the human condition when he said: ‘I have no doubt this biological explanation of the human condition is the holy grail of insight we have sought for the psychological rehabilitation of the human race.’

 

Professor Harry Prosen

Professor Harry Prosen

 

It’s true that while we now have the psychologically relieving understanding to rehabilitate the human race, the complete return to ‘wholeness’, health and happiness will take a number of generations. This is because it usually takes years of psychological healing for all the insecurities, confusions and misunderstandings and their effects to be replaced and repaired with understanding, so it follows that in the case of the largest psychosis of all of the human condition, that healing process will be a generational process.

 

HOWEVER, while our species’ psychological rehabilitation will take a number of generations, what is of immense importance and is so spectacularly wonderful is that every human can immediately know that he or she is fundamentally good and not bad, and that this knowledge puts each of us in a very powerful position because it means we can legitimately decide not to live in accordance with the upset within us.

 

In the Adam Stork analogy this is the transition from the tortured angry, egocentric, alienated state  to the human condition-free state. See WTM Email 5, which links to the Introductory Video 3 on  the homepage, for the explanation of the human condition, including the Adam Stork analogy.

In the Adam Stork analogy this is the transition from the tortured angry, egocentric, alienated state
to the human condition-free state. See WTM Email 5, which links to the Introductory Video 3 on
the homepage, for the explanation of the human condition, including the Adam Stork analogy.

 

The logic behind making this decision is irrefutable: now that the great goal of the whole human journey of conscious thought and enquiry is achieved and we have found understanding of our conflicted and distressed human condition, all the old retaliatory, defensive and insecure behaviours of anger, egocentricity and alienation that we had to employ to cope while we couldn’t defend ourselves with understanding are no longer needed. They are obsoleted, brought to an end. In fact, with this knowledge of the human condition now found, it would be an act of total irresponsibility, indeed madness, to continue down that old, insecure, defensive and destructive road. The truth is, there is nothing in the way now of every human taking up a magnificent, unburdened, human-condition-free, transformed life!

 

And, gloriously, what happens when we give up our old way of living and take up the new way of living that understanding of the human condition has made possible, is we transition from a competitive and selfishly behaved individual to a cooperative and selflessly behaved person, a truly integrative part of humanity. Even though we are not yet free of the psychologically upset state of our own personal human condition, we can immediately have a change of attitude and decide not to live out that upset state that remains within us. The overall effect in our lives is that, despite our retention of the upset state of the human condition, we are effectively free from its hold and its influence, which is an absolutely fabulous transformation to have made in an instant in one simple decision!

 

You and every other human can, as it were, put the issue of all your upsets/​corruptions in a ‘suitcase’, attach a label to it saying ‘Everything in here is now explained and defended’, and simply leave that suitcase behind at the entrance to what we in the World Transformation Movement (WTM) call the Sunshine Highway, and set out unencumbered by all those upset behaviours into a new world that is effectively free of the human condition.

 

 

Most significantly, this new Transformed Way of Living is fundamentally different to all the previous ways in which we abandoned our upset life and lived instead in accordance with more cooperative and selfless principles. As described in WTM Email 29, there has been a progression of increasingly dishonest, deluded and dangerous ways of adopting a more cooperative and selfless way of living from religion to socialism/​communism to New Ageism to feminism to environmentalism to politically correct post-modernism. As was explained in that email, what was increasingly dishonest, deluded and dangerous about all these movements was that they weren’t just promoted as ways of restraining upset, but as actual solutions to the upset state of the human condition. As the Adam Stork story in WTM Email 5 is finally able to make clear, we humans had to be prepared to suffer becoming upset angry, egocentric and alienated while we searched for knowledge, ultimately for self-knowledge, understanding of the human condition. Therefore, dogmatic insistence on cooperative and selfless behaviour oppressed the freedom we needed to continue the upsetting search for knowledge. And to claim that dogmatic compliance with cooperative and selfless behaviour was the solution to upset behaviour was pseudo idealistic because real idealism depended on continuing the upsetting search for knowledge until we found the relieving understanding of the human condition. Understanding not dogma was the answer; it was our species’ goal and destiny. However, once that relieving understanding of the human condition was found, as it now has been, this situation fundamentally changes. Suddenly it’s no longer pseudo idealistic to insist on cooperative and selfless behaviour, because the upsetting battle to find understanding of ourselves has been won. So while all previous forms of abandoning our upset life were fundamentally irresponsible and pseudo idealistic, abandoning our upset life is now not only legitimate, it is the only way to live. The differences between the Transformed Way of Living and all other previous ways of abandoning our upset life are fully described in chapters 9:5 and 9:6 of FREEDOM.

 

WTM Email 29 described the progression that has taken place over the last 200 years  to increasingly dishonest and deluded and dangerous forms of pseudo idealism

WTM Email 29 described the progression that has taken place over the last 200 years
to increasingly dishonest and deluded and dangerous forms of pseudo idealism

 

Now that the upsetting search for understanding of the human condition is complete, this transformed cooperative loving and selfless way of living will be taken up by everybody, bringing a complete end to upset behaviour. It stops upset behaviour in its tracks because there is no longer any justification for that behaviour to continue. Quite suddenly the whole human race becomes cooperative, loving and selfless, because there is no reason not to. All forms of competition, such as competitive sports, no longer take place. Trying to make loads of money so we can smother ourselves with material reinforcement no longer happens. Excessive preoccupation with how we look and dress ends. Essentially, focus on self stops and focus on the welfare of others and the world starts. We change from living selfishly to living selflessly.

 

 

Cartoon by Jeremy Griffith showing New World

Drawings by Jeremy Griffith © 1991-2017 Fedmex Pty Ltd

 

The situation now that the human condition is solved and upset behaviour no longer has to occur is that practising upset behaviour and pursuing our old artificial ways of reinforcing our sense of worth unnecessarily only upsets and distresses us more; it merely feeds the now obsoleted monster of our insecure condition. Everyone, and the environment, needs relief from our egocentricity. Egocentricity has done its job; it is now retired.

 

Basically, preoccupation with achieving power, fame, fortune and glory in order to artificially bring us relief from the insecurity of our condition is obsoleted because we now have the real relief for that insecurity of first-principle-based biological explanation of our species’ fundamental goodness. Artificial ways of reinforcing ourselves are finally able to be replaced by the real reinforcement of the understanding of ourselves.

 

How quickly and completely this transformation is made obviously depends on the individual’s and the community’s degree of upset and insecurity (WTM Email 37explained how differences in levels of upset and insecurity can now be admitted, and how those differences are a result of how long the individual or community, or race, etc, had been subjected to life under the duress of the human condition). The more upset and insecure the individual or the community, the faster and more complete the transition needs to be. For the less upset and insecure, the slower and thus less disruptive the transition can afford to be, but even for those who can afford to make a slower transition, they will soon realise that the transformation is unavoidable and should urgently be made.

 

It is this particular undeniable consequence of the arrival of understanding of the human condition of the transformation of our lives from living selfishly and competitively to living selflessly and cooperatively that is going to eventually catch on as being the right response now for everyone and when it does, it will spread like wildfire across our planet, and save the world. And it is not a revolution that involves warfare and bloodshed like so many revolutions in the past, but a peaceful revolution that is driven by irrefutable knowledge/​understanding. We humans are conscious beings and what consciousness needs is understanding, and now we have it. Ultimately, we humans respond to knowledge anything less was bound to be ineffective. This is the real and lasting transformation that the human race has lived in hope, faith and trust would one day occur. It is the revolution of our minds.

 

 

Initially many people will think that life without the artificial reinforcement and relief for our now highly insecure and embattled lives from achieving success in competitions and acquiring material luxuries will be unbearable and unworkable. Initially, many will say, ‘It’s all very well to argue that our goodness and worth has been established at the fundamental level through understanding, but, as you have pointed out, that understanding will take generations to fully absorb and end all the insecurities within us, so aren’t we going to need the old artificial reinforcements we derived from achieving the likes of power, fame, fortune and glory while we are going through the absorption process? For example, when communism deprived people of the chance of achieving reinforcement from material fortune and glory, the people’s motivation for living was taken away and their societies foundered, so won’t trying to live without all our old artificial means of reinforcement similarly make our lives unbearable and dysfunctional? Even if, as you mentioned, we are able to slow the transition up somewhat to living without artificial reinforcement, isn’t any effort to live without it while we are still variously upset and insecure going to fail?’ Basically, as is explained in paragraphs 1208-1210 of FREEDOM, people will initially procrastinate about moving to the new ‘Transformed Way of Living’.

 

 

What is missing from this kind of thinking is an appreciation of how awesomely wonderful it is to be free of the responsibility and burden of having to continue with the corrupting search for understanding of the human condition. It is true that when people experienced a religious conversion from living out their upset and instead deferred to a faith, or when people wholeheartedly joined a communist commune, or even a hippy commune, they did, to a degree, experience what it is like to be free of having to live in a mean and brutal competitive and selfish world where everyone is living out their insecure, upset, human-condition-afflicted angry, egocentric and alienated inclinations, but, as we can now clearly understand, those were situations where humanity’s great battle to find the redeeming understanding of the human condition was still to be won. This means that what these people were adopting and advocating were only pretences at living free of the burden of the human condition. They were, as was explained earlier and in WTM Email 29, in effect, dangerously deluded, pseudo idealistic, false starts to a human-condition-free world. In fact, what they were doing was so unreal it has seriously discredited what living free of the human condition is actually like. The transformation to a life that is actually free of the battle to find understanding of the human condition that is now available is a state of such relief, happiness and excitement it is almost more than the human body can endure. When we are ALL working together at last to care for each other and the world in a fully justified, no-irresponsibility-involved, all-other-ways-of-living-are-now-illegitimate, the-old-competitive-and-selfish-world-is-finished-with, the unshackled fellowship, happiness and excitement will be so good it will sustain everyone ten times over! Leaving the old human-condition-embattled world that the human race has had to live in is like breaking out of jail; better than that, it’s like being able to leave a cesspit of poisonous spew and excrement, because that in truth was how compromised, empty, deficient, soul-destroyed and horrible our human-condition-embattled lives have been. That old world really has nothing to offer now that the gates to the fabulous new human-condition-resolved, transformed world have been flung open. At this link (www.humancondition.com/​the-wtm/?videoId=​Transformation_affirmations&item=1) you can watch Jimmy McPhedran, or any of the other WTM members describing their transformation, and you’ll see something of what is on offer now.

 

 

As I wrote in paragraph 1166 of FREEDOM, “the excitement and relief of being effectively free of the human condition the joy and happiness of being liberated from the burden of our insecurities and self-preoccupations; the awesome meaning and power of finally being aligned with the truth and participating in the magic true world; the wonderful empathy and equality of goodness and fellowship that understanding of the human condition now allows us to feel for our fellow humans; the freedom now to effectively focus on repairing the world; and, above all, the radiant aliveness from the optimism that comes with knowing our species’ march through hell has finally ended and that a human-condition-free new world is coming CAN NOW TRANSFORM EVERY HUMAN AND THUS THE WORLD.”

 

The World Transformation Movement could be described as the most idealistic movement that has ever been, but that is because the human condition has been solved and it therefore now can and should be that idealistic and optimistic about our species’ future. We humans have won our freedom from the human condition. The way we have been living is finished with, it’s over. There is no longer any justification for it. A new way of living and world has been born and, given how psychologically exhausted we humans now are, and how much devastation we have caused, its arrival comes only just in time!

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For everything you need to know about the Transformed State (including why it is not another religion), read Chapter 9 of FREEDOM, or for an introduction, read Part 3 of the booklet Transform Your Life And Save The World, which is where the content of this WTM Email has been drawn.

 

Discussion or comment on this email is welcomed see below.

 

 

See all previous WTM Emails

 

(Note, Wednesday’s explanatory emails and Friday’s inspirational emails are numbered in order of appearance, so one is odd and the other even numbered.)

 

Wednesday’s explanatory WTM Email 1 Why solving the human condition solves everything | 3 The false ‘savage instincts’ excuse | 5 The explanation of the human condition | 7 The transformation of the human race | 9 Our historic fear of the human condition | 11 Ending the stalled state of biology | 13 One hour introductory talk | 15 FREEDOM chapter synopses | 17 Commendations | 19 Are humans innately and unchangeably brutal? | 21 How did we humans acquire our altruistic moral conscience? | 23 Integrative meaning or ‘God | 25 How did consciousness emerge in humans? | 27 This understanding ends the polarised world of politics | 29 Left-wing dogma leads to terminal alienation | 31 How everyone’s lives can now be immediately transformed | 33 Men and women reconciled | 35 Human sex and relationships explained | 37 The end of racism | 39 Judgment Day explained | 41 The truthful biology of life

 

Friday’s inspirational WTM Email 2 WTM Centres opening everywhere | 4 Can conflict ever end? | 6 ‘This is the real liberation of women’ | 8 Is God real? | 10 Anne Frank’s faith in human goodness fulfilled | 12 Bonobos nurtured cooperativeness | 14 Understanding millennials | 16 Women’s beauty explained | 18 Prophetic songs | 20 ‘How this liberated me from racism’ | 22 Art’s agony and ecstasy | 24 Survey seeking feedback | 26 The meaning of superhero and disaster films | 28 Science’s scorn of religion | 30 Ceremonial masks explained | 32 The difficulty of reading FREEDOM that Plato predicted | 34 R.D. Laing’s fearless honesty | 36 Wordsworth’s majestic poem | 38 Jeremy’s children’s book, ‘A Perfect Life’ | 40 Jeremy’s biography | 42 Australia’s role

 

These emails were composed during 2017 by Jeremy Griffith, Damon Isherwood,
Fiona Cullen-Ward & Brony FitzGerald at the Sydney WTM Centre.

 

These emails were composed during 2017 by Jeremy Griffith, Damon Isherwood,
Fiona Cullen-Ward & Brony FitzGerald at the Sydney WTM Centre.

 

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8 Comments

  1. judy66 on August 10, 2017 at 8:24 am

    I agree with so many of your comments. This IS so precious, and such a phenomenal time in history, and such a relief. I just wanted to add my voice to what you have all said so beautifully.

  2. Jimmy McPherson on July 19, 2017 at 8:04 pm

    The understanding of these truths is as great relief. I have been aware of my missing a great deal in life and felt apart from the competitive self serving’s of modern U S society. I am grateful to have discovered the WTM and the freedom to be my whole real self I have gained. I understand it will take some time and further study and practice to break the chains that have bound my life for 74 years. I am happy and excited to have this new viewpoint. I now realize how my natural attraction to anarchist philosophy was driven by natural instinct.
    Thank You, Jimmy Mac

  3. Ray Albrecht on July 13, 2017 at 12:38 pm

    An incredibly powerful discussion of how this understanding works. Anyone new to these ideas should take the time to read and reread this to absorb it’s profundity. I sit here gobsmacked!! God I only hope humanity wakes from it’s stupor to see what’s on it’s doorstep wrapped in gold.. Our dormant integrative potential will explode like fireworks when we do.
    Ray

  4. Jack Carney on July 12, 2017 at 8:38 pm

    Is Jeremy a voluntaryist-anarchist? That is, a person who believes in self-ownership, self-rule and the non-aggression principle; and who therefore believes any and all governments past and present are unnecessary evils and immoral because they justify and use offensive force to serve their ends?

    • nomad on July 13, 2017 at 12:14 pm

      The fundamental point about Jeremy and his work is that he is a biologist, and that he has presented the fully rational, accountable, from-first-principles, scientific explanation of the riddle of the human condition, which is why humans have been so selfish and aggressive when the ideals are to the be the opposite. And the explanation of the human condition makes all that selfish and aggressive behaviour redundant. It takes some time to bottom out on the profundity of that, but it is important, because questions about whether Jeremy believes in this or that, or wants to stop this or that fail to take into account that he has got to the bottom of the whole human situation. And when you start to get your head around that, you start to realise that all the problems on the planet, whether they are tyrants or dictators, or governments that don’t represent the people properly, or take people’s power from them, are just symptoms of that underlying issue of the human condition. Even politics itself (see chapter 3:9 of FREEDOM) is just a manifestation of the human condition. And the wonderful thing is, if you solve that core issue, which is what Jeremy has done, then you solve all the other issues which stem from it – all the unnecessary evils and immorality by everyone, including governments – which have been plaguing our planet. So I strongly recommend reading chapter 1 of FREEDOM, or Video 3 of the Introductory Video Series at the top of the homepage because this is where the explanation of the human condition is presented, and then it is possible to see that everything is just a symptom of that underlying, core issue.

  5. Tommy on June 27, 2017 at 10:10 am

    The logic of how this information transforms our lives is so irrefutable I agree. It’s such a natural progression in understanding the human condition and the fact that our immense 2 million year old battle to find that knowledge is over. To finally know our own goodness, to “own our own shadow”, is such an incredible relief — a “mind revolution alright! It’s only sensible that we leave our old pre-understanding ways behind and move on to another way of living based on that amazing self-knowledge. And it is so simple as Jane says below. What a phenomenal time in history, the gates of freedom are open for the whole human race!

  6. Jane on June 27, 2017 at 7:41 am

    The simplicity of how we can transform our lives and our world blows my mind and is so inspiring, especially as a mother as it gives me such hope for the future. Thank you Jeremy Griffith and the WTM.

  7. Sam on June 21, 2017 at 1:55 pm

    This email for me is the most precious articulation ever written by a human being.