Parallel to the expansion, which followed as a consequence of Christianity, followed a construction of a material world and social communities. Where Christians settled, churches were build, and around the churches houses were build, including schools with education. My intention is not to explain Christianity or to tear the substance to pieces. But the fact is, that there has been a relation between the mental content of fundamental importance and the material consequences...
Paradigm shifts are sometimes cynical
The paradigm shift from the tribal based culture to the
individual oriented town culture seldom changes harmoniously...
In the tribe culture a chief takes the important
decisions. The family is the mainstay, and new members can only by adopted after
By the monetary system and Christianity new moral
standards become effective. Money means liberty, but also temptations where
ideas of sin and shame are central in the new world order. When the family
structure loosens, new sexual behaviour patterns are opened up. Wealthy persons
get the liberty of choosing their special residence and to pay for the
fulfilling of any physical needs, including sex.
Christian charity means to love another person as oneself. From an idealistic point of view town development involves societies where everybody pays attention to one another. As you know it didnít work out that way. The paradigm shift includes a lot of cynical elements, where selfishness is predominant, and where those in power seldom pay attention to the organic connections, which worked in the old culture...
According to Maslow
human being first of all search for food and cannot focus on any other subject,
as long as he is still hungry. Fulfilling this need means, that he will
concentrate upon security. From his favourite resort he has got a shelter from
wind and weather. Enemies and wild animals cannot attack him as easy as in the
open. Home is a territory, where you can relax to a certain extent.
you donít have to fight every day against enemies in a world with limited
resources, you should be able to satisfy social needs. Thereís room for love,
for playing and having fun. ..