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    About savior

    Author :Chang Kai-Chi 張開基

    Humans almost always have a "savior complex";

    However, it should be classified into two types. The first is "looking for the savior" and the second is "self-identification as the savior."

    The former is of course the weak, and the latter is not necessarily the winner (a liar or a crazy man).

    Of course, the most important task of the "Savior" is to save the world, that is, to save the whole world. This is a very popular theme in the movie. The most classic is the movie Superman, and a series of films of "Terminator". The robot from future came back to “now” by time travel, either to kill or protect the younger version of future savior. Keanu Charles Reeves also played a legendary savior in the movie “The matrix”, and Jet Li also starred in Film entitled "The One”.

    What is ridiculous is that these saviors use violence and cruel killing to save the world. Even Superman is no exception. In the movie “The Matrix”, Keanu Reeves is fighting in close combat, and even one-on-one duel, to save the world. (If you need to use a machine gun or a close-knit martial art to save the world, the world is no longer worth saving, and those saviors can go back to sleep.)

    There is no doubt about it that the concept of "savior" originates from religion. From Judaism and Zoroastrianism, there are the names of Messiah, Saoshyant, and so on. All these believers are so obsessed for savior, yeas by year.

    Cross the thousands of years, there is no Savior. The only one was regarded as the Messiah at one moment, later, he was nailed to the cross, and after all, he did not succeed in saving the world.

    Jews have lived in exile and even slave life for thousands of years, it is pretty straightforward to understand their Savior complex. But is strange for other religions to hold the Savior complex, since other religion believers have never been exiled or persecuted. It is also ridiculous to copy the Jewish "Savior" legend. As for those who do not have a specific belief, if there is also a desire to "savior", is it even more inexplicable?

    Let us think about it; why does this world need to be saved? What should be considered "saved"?

    The Jewish people have always had a "re-establishment plan", where they will not exile or persecuted by other ethnic groups any more. However, after the Second World War, they also established their country in Israel now, although they are still excluded and expelled by neighboring Arab countries from time to time. Even though sometimes have a brush with Palestinians, they have their own land/country and don’t need wander any more.

    However, look at the historical fact that the Jews died in the Nazi concentration camp during the World War II. They didn’t get any help from the legendary Messiah. The legendary Messiah proves to be a fictional fantasy after thousands of years of cruel history.

    Note: "Messiah" is purely a "savior" exclusive to the Jewish nation (should be called the "national savior" of the Jews). It only saves the Jews, does not save the Egyptians, does not save the Palestinians, Arabs who do not save the feuds around Israel will certainly not save other nations and nations.

    Similarly, since the history of mankind, there has never been a "savior", and no god, man or ghost has completely saved the whole world. In fact, I believe that nobody can specifically describe: what extent could the world count as saved? What is the salvation?

    Maybe when all people are rich in food and clothing, and there is no scare, then we are saved?

    Or when we could live forever with eternal bliss, then we are saved?

    In fact, no one really knows. Even those who are eager to have a "savior" or who emphasize that "Messiah" will surely come, could they clearly describe this issue?

    The problem is very simple, because the world has always been like this. there is no problem of "saving or not saving". Only if it faced the urgent state that the asteroid will hit the earth within a month, causing the end of the world, so a "superman" can be emerging to push the small planet away. So, he can save the world.

    "Savior" has never come, never existed. As for "salvation", mankind has never faced a specific crisis of survival. If it means saving the soul of mankind, it is okay to wait for the end of the world to save. If the salvation means "save the heart," there is no magical recipes that can be changed our heart/mind. Imaging some fantastic magic gas, sprayed into the atmosphere, after humans smell it, we all become good people in a moment and most people share similar idea. Unfortunately, the is NO such gas.

    This is a changing universe. "Impermanence" is inevitable. However, we humans still prefer "normal". Therefore, normal/static is the favorable state all humans. Most of the "abnormal" is not a good thing. Therefore, ordinary people role in the society, is the most favorable role for human. Most people are like this. Therefore, special power is abnormal and has no real meaning and it will not be positive for daily life.

    Think about it, which kind of special power is beneficial to the human and the society? Whether it is a scam or not, even if it is true, the “Finger literacy”, “pills crossing the bottled”, “catalyze bean to sprout”, and “remotely burn the clothes” What if there are these special powers? Is there a substantial benefit to real life? Can these special eliminate a disaster? Can that save the world? In the event of a fire; can you use a special power to extinguish it? Could the special power eliminate a big flood or a tornado? When a major earthquake occurs, can the special power keep the crust from shaking? Before the Wenchuan earthquake in China, was there a person with a special power predicted and warned public in advance by remote sensing and thus saved most people? Some small tricks or conjuring were over exaggerated, how much fund have the research group in Taiwan university has spent? Did they even able to find anything practical about special power? Just a hoax.

    In the same way, most people can't communicate with the souls/ghosts. This is the normal. There are very few born with the ability to communicate with ghosts. This ability could be a gift or a defect. Anyway, that kind of ability cannot change the world. It cannot make living person die, cannot save dead person to alive, cannot accurately predict the future. You are counting on him to make you rich, but he wants to make money from you. You are expecting him to help you in intimate relationships, but his own marriage is totally messy.

    If you are an ordinary person, congratulations! You don’t need any special power, and no need be able to communicate with ghosts. It is great that you are not a "mutant" or "half-orc", these two are just existing in science fiction. If it really exists, the possibility of harming society is much higher than benefiting the public, therefore, don't want to learn how to become a "mutant".

    Also, Judaism speaks of "End day Judgment", Buddhism speaks of "the end of the world". Many other religions are also copied into various similar expressions or slogans of the cottage version. Such as end of the poplar, the end day of old mother. From the end of the Eastern Han Dynasty, the yellow towel thief rebellion, the white lotus religion, the Taiping rebellion, and some other religions advocating for “End day of the world” in foreign countries (other than China), describe the world today as a horrible world. Ghosts and evil are everywhere, people's hearts are sinful, and there is no justice in the world. Therefore, God sent a messiah, angels came to the world, specializing in sweeping the demon atmosphere, saving the people -------

    All these cheating methods are so similar in ancient and modern times, the same in China and abroad!

    For religion workers or those who can communicate with ghost, they are doing small-scale fraud, which is already very embarrassing, very odious. However, what is even more odious is that the “savior” doctrine confuses the public and scared the normal people!

    The rule is simple here. For those who is preaching “Current people is sinful”, “Nowadays is ending world”, “Ghost and evil are prevailing in the world”, “God is sending angel to the world to sweep the demon”, they are the real evils. They try to scare the world, and they try to make disruptions in the public. Because panic and disruptions could create fear in people’s heart. Once there is fear in people’s heart, common people will go them for help. Asking them for help is the biggest business opportunity for them to get rich.

    There is no savior, the world today is as usual, and there is no urgent event threatening our survival. There is no evil or demon, and there is no need to ask the god to send angels to clean up the world.

    In the history of mankind, it never happened. Many of these claims were later proved to be scams or
    heresy’s tricks.

    Everyone who dares to call himself "Buddha, Bodhisattva, Living Buddha, Immortal, Fairy, Immortal" or "Buddha, Bodhisattva, God reincarnation" is nothing but a swindler or cheater.

    As long as he/she still need to eat, pull, sleep, and breathe your heartbeat, and more important, will reach out and collect money from you, that is a person, definitely not a Buddha, a bodhisattva, a god, a fairy.

    In the same way, the spiritual world is the spiritual world, and the human world is the human world. Human people could/should manage all the things in the human world, and there is no need for God/ghost to interfere. Not tolerate those things that are pretending to be God/ghosts!

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  2. SubscriberGhost of a Duke
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    18 Oct '18 13:53
    It's a pity sir you can't introduce these topics in a more forum friendly format. Perhaps just a paragraph or two of 'quote', and then your own views on what you have posted.
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    18 Oct '18 13:55
    @Ghost-of-a-Duke

    The author hopes to be a repost of the full article, and he does not accept partial citations.
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    18 Oct '18 14:231 edit
    @wsay123000 said
    @Ghost-of-a-Duke

    The author hopes to be a repost of the full article, and he does not accept partial citations.
    When you post the full article it is just seen as spam and will not be received well by most readers. Anyone can cut and paste stuff here from the internet. That usually doesn't make for good discussion.
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    18 Oct '18 15:59
    @wsay123000 said
    @Ghost-of-a-Duke

    The author hopes to be a repost of the full article, and he does not accept partial citations.
    Have you figured out what a fortune cookie is yet?
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    @wsay123000 said
    @Ghost-of-a-Duke

    The author hopes to be a repost of the full article, and he does not accept partial citations.
    He sounds like a bit of tyrant?
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    18 Oct '18 16:59
    @divegeester

    The author hopes that his article will fully express his meaning, and he does not want to use the part, and there will be misunderstandings.
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    @wsay123000 said
    @divegeester

    The author hopes that his article will fully express his meaning, and he does not want to use the part, and there will be misunderstandings.
    Does the author still want my expert knowledge on “soul and religion”?
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    18 Oct '18 22:43
    It puts the lotion in the basket.
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    @chaney3 said
    It puts the lotion in the basket.
    Lotion on the skin...on the skin.

    What’s your name “Biff”!
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